Inbound Marketing for Manufacturers Blog

    Returning to Trade Shows? Lead Generation Ideas for Your Strategy


    With loosening COVID restrictions, trade shows are forecast to be a popular destination in the second half of 2021, and certainly all of 2022. After months of being stuck in virtual conferences, most of us are ready to get out, stretch our legs, and work for quality leads in-person. 

    As COVID-19 changed the way we work, trade shows also began changing. Popular events and keynotes went fully remote. Now it’s time to use a hybrid of in-person and digital techniques to improve your trade show lead generation -- that’s one part of COVID adaptation that should stay.

    Here are five slick lead generation ideas for your trade shows digital marketing strategy in 2021 and 2022:

    Topics: Social Media B2B Marketing Automation Inbound Marketing trade show strategy

    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

    6 Pre-Trade Show Email Templates You Should Be Sending

     

    In-person trade shows are back! And, along with them, the massive time/money investment.

    It's quite an ordeal to send your team to a trade show. If you’re not generating a buzz and driving people to your booth long before you arrive, your money is as good as flushed down the toilet.

    We know, we know -- increasing trade show booth traffic and engaging with prospects prior to the show is easier said than done.

    That’s why we put together this guide of sample emails to send prior to the show to help your team make the most out of the show.

    Topics: Email Marketing Manufacturing Inbound Marketing Lead Generation online marketing plan trade show strategy

    How to Sell Inbound Marketing to Your CEO

    This is a 300-level blog post. If you need a rundown of Inbound Marketing 101, click here for a quick overview.

    "Digital marketing ... is it worth it?"

    CEOs can be like old grizzly bears fresh out of hibernation: big, scary, out of touch, and difficult to convince not to eat you.

    But now you’re convincing them of something new and exciting. You want them to adopt inbound marketing as the company’s primary B2B marketing strategy.
    Topics: Inbound Marketing

    25 Ways to Increase Brand Awareness with Inbound Marketing

    One of the top concerns among our brand-new clients is a lack of brand awareness. They have so many great things to offer, but no one seems to know they exist. Does this sound like you?

    Topics: Strategy B2B Inbound Marketing Inbound Marketing Services Brand Awareness

    How Ignoring On-Page and Technical SEO Undermines Your Business


    Did you know that by ignoring on-page and technical SEO, you could be severely hurting your website traffic? And when your traffic decreases, so does your potential to create leads and drive new sales.

    Topics: SEO Websites Inbound Marketing Lead Scoring Domain Authority

    Free SEO Tips for Beginners: Understanding SEO Vocabulary

    If you’re looking for free SEO tips for beginners, then you’ve come to the right place. SEO is vital for reaching the right audience, improving web traffic, and ultimately driving more sales. An SEO crash course is a great way to get started, but it’ll be difficult to learn if you don’t understand the jargon to begin with.

    Topics: SEO Google Inbound Marketing increasing website traffic

    5 B2B Marketing Trends to Follow (or Avoid) in 2021 & 2022

    With the number of people using the internet to find their desired products and services at an all-time high, it’s important to be cognizant of your digital marketing tactics

    Topics: Strategy B2B Content Marketing Inbound 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

    Checklist for Hosting a Webinar in B2B or Manufacturing

    In 2020, the practice of hosting a webinar became more popular and, in the right hands, effective. B2B companies have learned that webinars are great for generating new leads for every stage of the sales funnel.

    Topics: B2B Inbound Marketing increasing website traffic B2B Marketing