Inbound Marketing for Manufacturers Blog

    Do You Create Enough Evergreen and Topical Content?

    Both evergreen and topical content are essential for a successful marketing strategy. This video explains why you need to create both and what ratio to start with.

    Topics: Content Marketing video youtube Branding

    Generating Leads with Gated Content

    Find out more about your site's visitors with gated content. The more you know, the easier it will be to engage with them and convert them into customers.

    Topics: leads Convert video

    How to Add Holiday Hours to Your Google My Business Profile

    Are you closing up shop for a holiday getaway? Maybe you’re extending your hours to capitalize on holiday spending! Either way, adding special holiday hours to your Google My Business profile is a quick and easy way to let your customers know when you're open during the holiday season. This walk through takes you step by step, with helpful hints along the way.

    Topics: Google Ads

    How Do You Remarket Your Content?

    If your website is drawing traffic, but your leads are few and far between, I recommend developing a remarketing plan.

    Topics: Google Ads Advertising increasing website traffic Lead Generation

    How Do Pillar Pages Attract Customers?

    Pillar pages, as they name implies, are a crucial component to an effective inbound marketing strategy. This post explains why!

    Topics: video pillar pages Tips increasing website traffic

    How To Write an Optimized YouTube Video Description

    You’ve finished a beautiful new video and you’re ready to share it with the masses on YouTube.
    If you’re like me, this is when your workflow is derailed by a daunting blank “description” box.

    So I’m getting you back on track with some tips and best practices for getting the most from your video’s description.

    Topics: youtube Tips Strategy Content Marketing SEO

    An Interview with Girish Dahake, Ambrell

    I'm excited to speak at FABTECH again this year. Last year was my first time speaking there and one thing that I can tell you is that the conference is impressive...and that's an understatement. Because the conference is so impressive, we thought it would be nice to highlight a few of the manufacturers that will be in attendance!

    Topics: FABTECH

    How Manufacturers Can Generate Referrals Through Customers Delight

    Hey Sales & Marketing Professionals!

    We all know that a referral is one of the easiest sales to make, because we have a strong recommendation from someone the prospect trusts, giving us implied trust. But for some reason as sales and marketing professionals, our focus is always NET NEW business.

    Luckily, there’s a way to turn more of our prospects and customers into promoters with the Delight Stage of your Online Marketing Plan.

    In this video, we’ll take a look at your online marketing plan’s impact on producing delight for prospects, and talk about 4 key components that will ensure your customers tell their friends all about you.

    Topics: online marketing plan Delight Manufacturing Inbound Marketing

    [VIDEO]: How to Make the Most Out of Manufacturing Day 2018

    Finally manufacturers, the spotlight is on you.

    October 5th is Manufacturing Day in the United States. The intention of the day is to celebrate modern manufacturers and inspire the next generation of manufacturers. As the founders of the day put it:

    “MFG Day is designed to amplify the voice of individual manufacturers and coordinate a collective chorus of manufacturers with common concerns and challenges.”  

    What are these challenges that manufacturers will address?

    • Skilled labor shortage they face
    • Connect with future generations
    • Take charge of the public image of manufacturing
    • Ensure the ongoing prosperity of the whole industry

    Pretty cool, right? Here’s how to participate.

    Topics: Tips Manufacturing Strategy

    Close More Website Leads Into Customers - Part 7

    Hey Sales and Marketing Professionals!

    We all want more leads through our website, but ultimately, we want those leads to be customers.

    According to HubSpot, lead nurturing can produce 50% more sales-ready leads, at 33% lower cost! That sounds to me like a winning strategy!

    In this video, we’ll layout how lead nurturing fits into your online marketing plan, and even show some examples.

    Topics: online marketing plan Close Inbound Marketing Manufacturing