Inbound Marketing for Manufacturers Blog

    10 Challenges in Industrial Marketing B2Bs Still Struggle With in 2022

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    Today's challenges in industrial marketing are a bit baffling to outsiders. Why? There's really no reason they should still be a thing in 2022.

    Especially during COVID, most industries became aware of not just the necessity, but also the power of owning a strong brand presence online. 

    Topics: CRM SEO Social Media Websites Buyer Persona Small Business Strategy Lead Nurturing Convert Email Marketing B2B Content Marketing Blogging Buyer's Journey Manufacturing Inbound Marketing Ecommerce Lead Generation Inbound Marketing Services Brand Awareness Reporting Keyword Research copywriting User Experience

    Guide to Follow-Up Email Marketing [TEMPLATE + EXAMPLES]

    What happens when you collect a shiny, new lead?

    Sadly, many B2B marketers and sellers either neglect it (by forgetting to feed or nurture it) or kill it (by overfeeding it with junk).

    Topics: Strategy Lead Nurturing Email Marketing B2B Marketing Automation Buyer's Journey Brand Awareness leads Inbound Sales HubSpot Tips tutorial trade show strategy

    Increase Organic Traffic With 'Boring' Industrial Content Marketing

    Everyone wants the spotlight on their business. Online, the easiest way to earn one is by becoming “findable” in Google Search and “clickable” in email and on social media.

    Topics: SEO Google Social Media Buyer Persona Strategy Lead Nurturing Email Marketing Attract B2B Content Marketing Blogging Marketing Automation Buyer's Journey Manufacturing Inbound Marketing increasing website traffic Lead Generation Brand Awareness leads youtube Domain Authority Search Engines LinkedIn Healthcare Technology Marketing Keyword Research Links SaaS

    FABTECH 2021 Session Preview: Sales & Marketing Plans for Manufacturers

    North America's largest metal fabricating and finishing event is back in-person! 

    While the incoming new technology and networking is exciting, the biggest goal for manufacturers in 2022 will be recalibrating their marketing and sales practices post-COVID*.

    Topics: Social Media Websites Buyer Persona Strategy Lead Nurturing Email Marketing B2B Content Marketing Blogging Analytics Marketing Automation Buyer's Journey Manufacturing Inbound Marketing Lead Generation Tips FABTECH trade show strategy LinkedIn digital marketing Keyword Research

    Inbound vs. Outbound Marketing: Why Is One Reaching Fewer People?

    Most every businessperson wishes they could predict the future and know whether it’s safe to jump on board a trend. Not surprisingly, many B2B markets (looking at you, manufacturing/industrial folks) are notoriously slow to move on from decades-old marketing tactics because they’re safe and require limited tech-savviness.

    Topics: Social Media Websites Buyer Persona Strategy Lead Nurturing B2B Content Marketing Blogging Buyer's Journey Inbound Marketing increasing website traffic Lead Generation Brand Awareness leads copywriting

    B2B Customer Acquisition Cost Killing You? Try These 7 Tips


    They say you’ve got to spend money to make money. But even “they” can’t possibly approve of flushing money down the drain all in the name of a few quick sales.

    Topics: SEO Social Media Websites Buyer Persona Strategy Email Marketing B2B Content Marketing Blogging Marketing Automation Buyer's Journey Lead Generation leads Inbound Sales video trade show strategy Keyword Research

    Can Anyone Do B2B Content Writing? 7 Signs Your In-House Staff Can't

    Blogging. Writing social media posts. Promoting your company’s products on its homepage.

    Topics: SEO Social Media Websites Buyer Persona Small Business Strategy Lead Nurturing Email Marketing B2B Content Marketing Blogging Analytics Buyer's Journey Landing Pages Inbound Marketing Lead Generation Inbound Marketing Services Brand Awareness video Domain Authority Search Engines Keyword Research copywriting

    How to Market B2B Medical Devices in 2021

    We’ve all seen them: those awkward television commercials for breathing apparatuses that always come on when your kids walk in the room. And while those may work for some medical devices, it’s safe to say not all medical devices can be marketed using traditional methods. 

    Topics: Buyer Persona Lead Nurturing Email Marketing B2B Buyer's Journey B2B Marketing Healthcare Technology Marketing digital marketing medical technology marketing

    10 B2B Sales & Marketing Alignment Stats for 2021 (& How to Apply Them)


    There is no “I” in team, as they say. And this saying rings true no matter what kind of a team you’re a part of.

    Topics: Buyer's Journey Inbound Marketing Smarketing Inbound Sales B2B Marketing

    B2B Digital Marketing Agency Breakup? 6 Signs Your Agency Failed You

    (Editor’s note: This is Part 2 in a two-part series about how a relationship with an inbound marketing consulting firm can fail. In Part 1 we covered five ways the client can be at fault in a failed partnership.)

    Topics: Close SEO Social Media Websites Small Business Strategy B2B Content Marketing Blogging Buyer's Journey Lead Generation Inbound Marketing Services B2B Marketing copywriting