Inbound Marketing for Manufacturers Blog

    Online Marketing Plan Overview for Manufacturers - Part 1 (video)

    Hey sales and marketing professionals! Are you a small to medium-sized manufacturer but you're the best-kept secret? That can be a huge challenge if you're trying to increase revenues hit new profit goals every year! In this video series I'm going to walk you through setting up an online marketing plan for manufacturers.

    Topics: Blogging Buyer's Journey Inbound Marketing increasing website traffic Lead Generation inbound marketing guide Smarketing video

    The Best Manufacturing Websites Use These 4 Ways to Increase Traffic

    Today, to new and potential customers, a good business website is often the face of a company. It represents your business to a worldwide audience, answers customer queries, and should help generate leads. A great-looking website isn't enough if it can’t attract adequate traffic to it. The best manufacturing websites have mastered several ways to increase traffic on their sites.

    Topics: SEO PPC Social Media Email Marketing Content Marketing Manufacturing increasing website traffic Lead Generation Brand Awareness

    The DOYO Marketing Conference: Recap & Key Takeaways

    Last week my co-worker Josh and I attended the DOYO Digital Marketing Conference in Youngstown, Ohio.

    We had a blast networking with other digital marketers and exploring the Youngstown area, but we also walked away with some awesome actionables to apply to our own agency practices and client strategies.

    Topics: Inbound Marketing Lead Generation DOYO

    5 Tips for Manufacturing Website Redesign Success

    Once users land on your website, you have 10 seconds to show them the value your company offers before they leave. If you’re reading this, perhaps that’s happened all too often on your company’s website. Understanding how to execute a manufacturing website redesign (or any industry, really) that will interest and engage prospects will allow you to capture their attention in those first 10 seconds, turning them into leads and hopefully customers one day.

    Topics: Websites Design Manufacturing

    10 Steps to Starting a Manufacturing Blog - Video

    Video Transcript:

    So, you're thinking about starting a manufacturing blog?

    Don't do it! 

    Just kidding! I couldn't agree more. I think it's one of the best steps you could take for your marketing. One, it's going to help you to pull in and attract really high quality visitors to your website,
    and two, you're going to be helping your prospects along the way. It's a complete win-win.

    Topics: Manufacturing increasing website traffic Brand Awareness

    How a Lead is Generated with Inbound Marketing

    When most manufacturers think of lead generation through their website, they think of RFQs, Contact Us, etc... It's not always clear to them at first, how a lead is generated with Inbound Marketing

    Topics: Inbound Marketing

    The Best Manufacturing Website's #1 Trait

    You're a manufacturer. You want to increase sales. You want to impress your prospects with your capabilities and experience, so you deck out your website with page after page of your excellence. Unfortunately, you're not even in the top 1,000 best manufacturing websites...

    Topics: Content Marketing Buyer's Journey Brand Awareness leads

    Manufacturing Trade Show Ideas for Making the Perfect Follow-Up Email

    In a world that seems to be endlessly moving toward digital, manufacturers know that there's still a shred or two of value in old-fashioned face-to-face relationship building. In your world, a real handshake still means something.

    Topics: Email Marketing Manufacturing

    Facebook Insights: How to Decode Those Analytics & Grow Your Page

    If you’ve followed our tips to weaponizing your business Facebook page to turn it into the website traffic generator it has potential to be, then you’re starting to get a lot of interaction on your page -- which is awesome!

    Moz Link Explorer: Why did my inbound linking domains suddenly spike / MozRank suddenly drop?

    Hi friends! It's the summer of 2018, and many states are experiencing unusually high temperatures. Guess what? Your inbound link volumes may also be hitting unusual heights.

    If you track your inbound link volume and/or MozRank, you may have noticed some odd data around the beginning of May. Inbound links went WAY up, and your MozRank may have seen a correlated decline. 

    You didn't change anything, and you don't think there was any weird activity going on around that time. So what happened? Turns out Moz made some big changes in how they track inbound links!

    Topics: SEO Google HubSpot Inbound Linking Domain Authority Moz