Inbound Marketing for Manufacturers Blog

    [DATA] Why You Must Invest in Digital Marketing -- & Stick to It

    You’ve worked with the folks at Customer Y and Customer X for 25 years each, and they still provide a nice chunk of revenue.

    Your business has been in the B2B/industrial game for 50-100 years, and the brand is already “well known” (somewhere, at least).

    Trade shows and sales visits to the prospect’s facility are what your sales team knows and is good at. (Though that pesky pandemic sure made it hard.)

    So, why invest in digital marketing?

    Topics: SEO Google Websites Strategy Lead Nurturing Attract Content Marketing Blogging Analytics Buyer's Journey Inbound Marketing Lead Generation Statistics leads Domain Authority Search Engines digital marketing Goal Setting

    [TEMPLATES] B2B Content Mapping Example for Digital Strategy

    What’s the most common cause of failure for a B2B digital marketing campaign? Most often, it’s either poor understanding of how inbound marketing works, or lack of commitment to a plan.

    Topics: SEO PPC Social Media Websites Strategy Lead Nurturing Email Marketing B2B Blogging Inbound Marketing increasing website traffic Lead Generation leads video Account-Based Marketing (ABM) Goal Setting

    B2B Digital Marketing Plan Templates for 2022: KPIs & Goal Setting

    In digital inbound/content marketing, we say, “Work SMARTer, not harder.”

    Topics: SEO PPC Social Media Email Marketing B2B Blogging Analytics increasing website traffic Lead Generation Smarketing Inbound Sales Keyword Research Goal Setting

    How to Increase Website Traffic Without PPC Using SEO, Social & More

    Pay-per-click (PPC) advertising is a great, and often very impactful, way to quickly generate website traffic.

    However, the PPC model may not be a good fit for every situation.

    Topics: SEO PPC Social Media Lead Nurturing Email Marketing B2B Content Marketing Blogging increasing website traffic Brand Awareness Search Engines Keyword Research Links

    How iOS15 (+ other algorithm changes) Creates Better Inbound Marketers

    It’s every marketer’s nightmare: an algorithm or software change that upheaves what we thought we knew about a system, how it works, and how we strategize our marketing efforts to use it. If iOS15 and the changes Apple brought upon us in late 2021 triggered these marketing night terrors for you, you’ve come to the right place.

    Every marketer I know loves a good puzzle to solve and a challenge to overcome. This latest development in privacy rules is no different. Now that we’re a little bit distanced from the release, it’s time to analyze the changes, impact, and opportunity this presents.

    After all, Steve Jobs once said. “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards.” 

    Topics: SEO Email Marketing Mobile B2B

    What Are Lead Generation Landing Pages? | B2B Website Strategy

    "What are landing pages, and why are they important to us?"

    You may have heard of them, but do you know what B2B lead generation landing pages are? If you're shaking your head, you're far from alone. The lowdown is this: You need landing pages if you want to drive revenue through your website via content/inbound marketing.

    Topics: SEO PPC Convert More Attract Content Marketing Inbound Marketing Search Engines

    Google SEO vs. Bing, Etc. | Is It Worth Ranking in Other Search Engines?

    How often do you default to saying “Google” when you’re talking about search engines in general? (For example: “When’s that new horror flick coming out? Let me Google it.”)

    Topics: SEO Google PPC Social Media Strategy Attract increasing website traffic Brand Awareness Domain Authority Search Engines Keyword Research Links

    B2B SEO Copywriting for Beginners | Meta, Title, Alt, & Other Tags

    Since you’re reading a “101” article, we’d guess you’re terrified of writing the metas, H1s, and other SEO website mumbo-jumbo you wish someone else would handle. 

    Topics: SEO Strategy B2B Content Marketing Blogging increasing website traffic Tips Keyword Research copywriting User Experience

    How to Optimize Keywords for Your Website | B2B SEO Strategy

    Using SEO keywords remains one of the top B2B digital marketing strategies in 2022. Optimizing those keywords is the secret to ranking higher in search engine results pages (SERPs). 

    Topics: SEO Websites Small Business Strategy increasing website traffic Keyword Research

    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