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Four effective strategies to build brand awareness for your HR tech solution

HR technology is moving at relentless speed. According to research, the HR tech market is projected to grow from $40.45 billion this year to a staggering $81.84 billion by 2032. With the HR tech landscape becoming increasingly competitive, businesses operating within this industry should prioritise tactics that will help them stand out from the crowd and attract new customers and investors.

B2B marketers, therefore, must understand how to effectively build brand awareness around their HR tech solution to drive engagement with key audiences before potential buyers look elsewhere.

To help get you started, we’ve identified four strategies you should implement to enhance visibility and differentiate your brand.

Leverage thought leadership content

Establishing your brand as a thought leader within the wider HR industry is vital for building trust and credibility. When people see your brand as a go-to source for the latest trends and industry insights, it will increase the likelihood of them considering your products and services due to you being a trusted authoritative voice.

How to do it:

  • Content marketing: Create detailed and insightful blog posts, whitepapers, and eBooks that address current and future HR tech trends and challenges.
  • Guest articles: Embark on a media outreach program to place your authored thought leadership articles in reputable HR and technology publications across print and online.
  • Speaking engagements: Secure speaking slots for your key spokespeople at industry conferences, webinars and roundtables to further bolster your credibility in the HR tech industry.

Our role: At Skout, we can help you craft compelling thought leadership content and pitch it to the industry publications your audience and peers are reading. Through our effective strategy and storytelling, we can ensure that your message is correctly mapped to the right audiences and make you relevant to those that you need to reach.

Optimise your online presence

In today’s digital-first world, having a strong online presence is absolutely essential to build brand awareness. Your HR tech company’s website and social media profiles are often the first touchpoint with potential customers. So, how do you maximise your online presence?

How to do it:

  • SEO: Optimise your website, and all your associated pages and web posts, with relevant keywords to effectively boost your ranking on search engine result pages.
  • Social media marketing: Regularly post valuable content, opinions and insights on LinkedIn, X, Facebook and other relevant social media networks.
  • User Experience: Ensure your website is tailored to be as user-friendly as possible through easy navigation tools and mobile-optimised pages.

Our role: We can develop your B2B marketing strategy with rich and vibrant social media, insightful web content, and help optimise your online presence to give it the best chance of success in a crowded market. Our expert team and range of specialist partners can produce a wide range of vibrant and intelligent ideas to reflect across your social media and webpages.

Invest in a bespoke media relations programme

Working closely with the media and establishing sustained coverage is crucial for boosting brand awareness for your HR tech business. Media coverage can unlock the door to generating long-lasting, on message coverage and can aid you in influencing future customers.

How to do it:

  • Press releases: Regularly craft and distribute press releases and media alerts about product launches, company milestones and industry insights to maintain a steady drumbeat of coverage.
  • Media pitches: Develop compelling and interesting story angles from your business’ spokespeople and pitch them to relevant journalists and editors of HR tech publications.
  • Feature programme: Craft commentary and insights from your company’s spokespeople on trends and newsworthy topics to demonstrate deep understanding and knowledge of your industry.
  • Case studies: Create detailed case studies with client testimonials and tangible results to show the benefits and ROI of your products and services.

Our role: As a specialist B2B PR agency, we will ensure that we can help you build effective and proactive relationships with the media to increase your voice in a busy media landscape.

Engage with influencer and analyst relations

Influencers and expert industry analysts have the ability to amplify your brand message through their endorsements. Not only will you achieve increased reach, but it can also help you create strong business opportunities through enhanced credibility.

How to do it:

  • Identify key influencers: Find influencers and industry experts who not only have a significant following in the HR tech space but also those who align with your brand values and purpose as a business.
  • Collaborate: Engage in mutually beneficial collaborations such as guest blogging, social media takeovers and product demos and reviews.
  • Analyst relations: Maintain continuous and regular contact with those key influencers to keep them informed about your company news and product updates.

Our role: We can conduct your influencer relations programme to ensure your HR tech business generates more influence in the market whilst boosting your brand awareness. This will help you secure additional business opportunities as well as improving your position in the market.

To find out more about how you can build brand awareness for your HR tech business, get in touch with us here.

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