Inbound Marketing for Manufacturers Blog

    How to Re-Engage Cold Leads With B2B Sales Funnel Email Sequences

    Many sellers and marketers aren’t quite sure how to re-engage cold leads, especially when it’s been 6 to 12+ months since they were warm.

    Topics: Close Email Marketing B2B Inbound Sales trade show strategy Sales Automation

    5 Trade Show Follow-Up Email Templates to Nurture Your Leads

    You attend trade shows to obtain valuable leads for your company. But do you have a plan in place for what to do once you’re back in the office from the trade show so you can move those leads closer to a purchase?

    Topics: Close Strategy Lead Nurturing B2B Content Marketing Marketing Automation Manufacturing Brand Awareness leads trade show strategy Workflows

    Trade Show Success Tips for B2B Marketing & Sales

    In-person trade shows have been a valuable source for generating leads since … well … forever. Think of the caveman rolling his stone wheel or dragging his sabretooth tiger hide to the market for trade. (We weren’t really there, but trust us, it happened.)

    But it seems like many businesses are in a trade show rut where they bring the same, tired strategies that everyone else has been doing for ages.

    Topics: CRM Inbound Marketing Inbound Sales trade show strategy B2B Leads Whale Watching

    [TEMPLATES] 3 Account-Based Marketing Email Examples for B2B

    Those pondering how to improve their leaky sales pipeline usually audit one of the following:

    • The fit of the leads reaching the pipeline
    • The process that turns those leads to sales (or causes them to circle the drain) 

    Account-based marketing can address both.

    Topics: Lead Nurturing Email Marketing B2B Marketing Automation Manufacturing leads Inbound Sales trade show strategy B2B Marketing Account-Based Marketing (ABM) Workflows Sales Automation

    Guide to Follow-Up Email Marketing [TEMPLATE + EXAMPLES]

    What happens when you collect a shiny, new lead?

    Sadly, many B2B marketers and sellers either neglect it (by forgetting to feed or nurture it) or kill it (by overfeeding it with junk).

    Topics: Strategy Lead Nurturing Email Marketing B2B Marketing Automation Buyer's Journey Brand Awareness leads Inbound Sales HubSpot Tips tutorial trade show strategy

    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

    6 Pre-Trade Show Email Templates You Should Be Sending

     

    In-person trade shows are slowly, but surely returning! With all the uncertainty 2020 presented, this news provides numerous exciting opportunities. Trade shows can give a huge boost to your business and marketing campaign, IF you approach them correctly.  

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

    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

    B2B Customer Acquisition Cost Killing You? Try These 7 Tips


    They say you’ve got to spend money to make money. But even “they” can’t possibly approve of flushing money down the drain all in the name of a few quick sales.

    Topics: SEO Social Media Websites Buyer Persona Strategy Email Marketing B2B Content Marketing Blogging Marketing Automation Buyer's Journey Lead Generation leads Inbound Sales video trade show strategy Keyword Research