Inbound Marketing for Manufacturers Blog

    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

    HubSpot INBOUND 2021 Conference Preview: Auditing Our Pandemic Sales Habits

    It’s a bummer, but also fitting, that for the second straight year, HubSpot’s INBOUND will go all-virtual due to COVID-19.

    Topics: Strategy Lead Nurturing Email Marketing Lead Generation Lead Scoring leads trade show strategy LinkedIn INBOUND Conference

    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

    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

    Do You Know...About Manufacturing Marketing Automation?

    Marketing automation is fantastic (if done right). It helps turn your leads into revenue and helps time-strapped small businesses use their marketing more effectively.

    Are you still teetering on whether or not you are going to use marketing automation? Here are some interesting things (you may not already know):

    Topics: Close Lead Nurturing Email Marketing Marketing Automation

    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

    B2B Inbound Marketing Agency Breakup? How You Failed Your Partnership

    (Editor’s note: This is Part 1 in a two-part series about how a relationship with an inbound marketing consulting firm can fail. Don’t worry -- in Part 2 of this series we’ll lay out all the reasons your agency could be at fault.)

    Dear Inbound Marketing Clients ...

    Topics: Strategy Lead Nurturing Content Marketing Analytics Inbound Marketing Services

    B2B Marketing Automation & Lead Nurturing Emails: 20 Must-Know Stats

    When you’ve finally found that great lead -- or leads -- through your inbound marketing efforts, the relationship with that potential customer is just beginning. 

    In fact, interactions between your company and that fresh lead should span every step of the buyer’s journey and their trip down the sales funnel. It'll require regular engagement and providing appropriate information at the right time, along with awesome sales follow-up emails and other outreach. 

    Topics: Close Strategy Lead Nurturing Email Marketing B2B

    5 SaaS Demo Best Practices to Win in a Flooded Market

    I don’t know about you, but I probably see at least 4-5 ads a day that scream “FREE TRIAL!” or “7-DAY FREE DEMO,” whether it’s for Disney+ or a contact management software.  Seeing so many demos out there on the market got me thinking about how successful these companies actually are. 

    Topics: Buyer Persona Strategy Lead Nurturing B2B Healthcare Technology Marketing SaaS business

    10 Lead Generation Strategies for Your B2B Buyer Persona [Infographic]

    Forget direct mail. Forget cold calling. Forget TV ads, radio ads, and billboards.

    Why? Because they're a complete waste of your time and resources.

    You need to leave behind everything you know about marketing and open yourself up to the wonderful world of modern lead generation techniques (which are all a part of inbound marketing). 

    Topics: Strategy Lead Nurturing Convert Infographic B2B Inbound Marketing Lead Generation