Inbound Marketing for Manufacturers Blog

    The B2B SaaS Customer Journey, Demystified at Last

    Buyers’ journeys have been around, and understood, for quite some time. However, every time a new market emerges or a new company forms, relearning the potential customer’s buyer journey is imperative. 

    Topics: Social Media Small Business Lead Nurturing CTA Attract B2B Delight Ecommerce Inbound Marketing Services Lead Scoring Statistics Inbound Sales Lead Flows Advertising Search Engines SaaS business

    21 Useful Stats for (re)Developing a Marketing Strategy in 2020

    You’ve spent months creating what you think is a solid marketing strategy. You’ve collected information. You’ve developed a buyer persona. You know the tactics you’ll use. And you’ve set goals. 

    Topics: Buyer Persona Small Business Strategy B2B Buyer's Journey Statistics

    Website Vs. Blog for Business Marketing: Which Do You Need?

     

    In today’s competitive world of e-commerce, it’s vital that you understand what tools to use that best suit your business. And if you’re just starting to construct your digital marketing “house,” you may ask yourself, “Do I need a blog or website for my business?

    Topics: Websites Small Business Blogging

    How to Optimize Keywords for B2B SEO to Rank Higher in Search Results

    Keywords are the unsung, behind-the scenes heroes of the marketing world. Optimizing your keywords is the secret to ranking higher in search engine results pages (SERPs). 

    Topics: SEO Small Business Strategy

    Checklist: Social Media for Business & Effective Online Marketing

    Social media for business can be daunting when you're tasked with creating relevant, engaging posts that will draw your audience to your site. We all know the feeling of sitting in front of an empty Facebook post composer, not sure where to go next!

    When you get stuck, use this checklist guide to keep your gears moving, and your leads flowing.

    Topics: Social Media Small Business Strategy Infographic B2B

    3 Video Marketing Strategy Examples for Manufacturing Company Websites

    Research shows that today’s internet users prefer videos over text and pictures. (As a former print journalist, it kills my soul to say this.)

    In 2019, OptinMonster reported that companies using video marketing see 66% more qualified leads per year. We know video is a powerful resource for influencing buying decisions

    Videos will drive traffic to your site and keep your visitors there longer. A higher retention rate will be good for your SEO and search ranking. Furthermore, videos boost your conversions and reach decision-makers.

    If you’re afraid of getting started because you “don’t know how to do video marketing,” stick to the basics that have proven ROI.

    Topics: Small Business Manufacturing video online marketing plan B2B Marketing

    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

    3 Ways Small Business SEO Services Help You Compete with Giants

    You're kinda small, and your competition is very very large. What's a small business to do? Although it might seem like a losing battle, small business SEO services can provide some aces for your sleeves. 

    Topics: SEO Google Social Media Websites Small Business Strategy

    One Easy Way Manufacturers Can Increase Website Traffic & Improve SEO

    I won't keep you hanging. Manufacturers can increase website traffic and improve SEO simply by: Optimizing their Google My Business listing.

    Topics: SEO Google Small Business B2B Manufacturing increasing website traffic

    Content Marketing Services: What to Expect Realistically

    As business owners, we make big decisions on a daily basis. Some are easy. Others, not so much.

    One such decision here at protocol 80 was outsourcing our payroll processing and associated accounting to our accounting firm. 

    Topics: Small Business Strategy Content Marketing Inbound Marketing