Podcasts are growing in popularity among brands. Brands are starting their own podcasts, making guest appearances (guesting) on other podcasts and/or sponsoring existing podcasts. And with all of these new investments in podcasts, marketing and business leaders are going to want to start understanding how podcasts are generating ROI. And therein, lies a problem. “Podcasts […]
What is a White Paper?
A white paper is an informational document made to promote or highlight the features of a product, service, or solution. Typically, a white paper is issued by a company and is usually written as sales and marketing documents.
Overall, a white paper’s main purpose is to be a marketing tool used to persuade potential customers to learn more about a business’ products or services and ultimately purchase their particular product or service.
A common misconception is that a white paper is meant to act as a user manual or other technical document that provides support to the user after making a purchase. When you see a white paper, know that it is meant to help bring a user to make a purchase, sign up for a service, or engage with a business in some other tangible way. Some white papers may also be more technical documents used to elaborate on an additional service or product offering.