Inbound Marketing for Manufacturers Blog

    B2B Brand Awareness or Lead Generation: Which Should You Invest In?

    Your B2B organization is primarily focused on finding customers and generating green. Understandable. But if you lack B2B brand awareness, demand for your services is not reaching its potential.

    Topics: Lead Generation Brand Awareness

    6 Pre-Trade Show Email Templates You Should Be Sending

     

    You invest substantial time and money to send your team to a trade show. But, if you’re not generating a buzz and driving people to your booth, 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 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: increasing website traffic Lead Generation Google Ads Advertising

    How an Industrial Lead is Generated Online: The Birds & the Bees

    Where does a manufacturing lead come from? Like the age-old question a prepubescent kid asks his parent -- “Where do babies come from?” -- the question of how to get online leads as a modern manufacturer can be … uncomfortable.

    Why? It seems daunting to grow from best-kept secret in the middle of nowhere to an industrial lead generation machine. And the truth is that many manufacturers and other B2B companies have websites that simply don’t give themselves a chance when it comes to generating leads. Or, if they do, they lack the email and social media marketing to supplement it.

    Topics: SEO Social Media Email Marketing Manufacturing Lead Generation Lead Flows online marketing plan

    How Manufacturers can Convert Website Visitors Into Leads - [VIDEO]

    Hey Sales & Marketing Professionals!

    I bet you’d like more website traffic, but I bet you’d LOVE more leads from your website.

    I’m sure I don’t need to tell you that an effective online marketing plan should focus on both.

    In this post, I’m going to pick up where we left off after the Attract stage of your online marketing plan, and show you how to CONVERT more of your website visitors into leads, how the tactics work, what tools you’ll need, and a recommended schedule of events in your plan.

    Topics: Convert Manufacturing Lead Generation Lead Flows

    6 Manufacturing Companies with Facebook Pages That Stand Out

    Let’s face it, most manufacturing Facebook business pages are easy to ignore, and it’s not hard to see why. They’re bland. They look like other industry pages. They don’t offer a lot of unique value to prospective customers.

    Topics: Facebook Small Business Content Marketing Manufacturing Lead Generation Brand Awareness leads Branding Tips

    How to Set SMART Goals with Key Metrics (Video) - Part 2

    How much website traffic did you get last month? What was your website conversion rate - the number of leads you generated relative to the amount of traffic? How many sales did your website influence or directly lead to last month?

    If you don't have a good grasp on those numbers, don't worry about it! We're gonna set some smart
    goals in today's video. It's an essential piece of your online marketing plan. We're also going to run through some of the key metrics you need to keep your eye on.

    Topics: Manufacturing increasing website traffic Lead Generation Smarketing

    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

    4 Ways the Best Manufacturing Websites 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