Marketing for manufacturers used to mean trade shows, conferences, print catalogs, and an entry in the "big green books." Today, as more and more potential clients turn to the internet for research before making a purchase decision, digital marketing is an essential component of every manufacturer’s overall marketing strategy. Even if you already have a strong presence in your vertical, effective digital marketing can take your success to the next level.
There was a time when marketing was more art than science. With no real way to tell whether a snazzy brochure, a cute jingle or a striking logo actually generated business, marketers used to rely on their gut about what was working, with very little data to back those feelings up.
As a manufacturing company, you need a website that clearly exhibits your innovation and technological expertise to inspire prospects to contact to your sales team. Whether you’re designing a new website or making user-focused updates to your existing site, these tips will help you turn your website into a powerful marketing tool.
There’s no denying it: marketing automation is hot. But for every marketer who's comfortable using it, there are probably three who are totally intimidated by the term. Once you understand what it is and how to use it, however, it can transform your business.
You've spent the time, money and effort to create a robust website that provides valuable content to your visitors. But when you don't keep that site stocked with fresh content, it can start to look stale and out of touch, and your search rankings can slip. Here's how you can keep your content cutting-edge with minimal time and effort.
Business-to-Consumer (B2C) marketers can build their brands with catchy slogans or buzzworthy campaigns. The branding process is more complex in the Business-to-Business (B2B) world—but every bit as important.
Your company probably has a mission statement, hopefully a brand personality and brand values, maybe a vision statement and a brand promise. But does it have a brand purpose? Increasingly, brand purpose is becoming a more important, and more common, way to set your business apart from the competition.