Inbound Marketing for Manufacturers Blog

    Why Your Content Marketing Strategy Needs ‘How-To’ Videos & Blogging

    By now, it’s well-known that high-quality, educational content can attract your target audience. Hopefully you’re also aware that your content marketing strategy should include every stage of the buyer’s journey and address their pain points at each stop.

    Topics: Strategy Content Marketing Blogging video

    Manufacturing Marketing World 2020: Coming to Your Screen Soon

    The manufacturing world has had to adjust to COVID-19, and so has Manufacturing Marketing World 2020.

    This year’s event will be held as a virtual conference due to public restrictions put in place for the coronavirus. Events will begin at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 29, and you can register at any time for just $29.

    Topics: B2B Content Marketing Inbound Marketing Brand Awareness video B2B Marketing MMW2020

    How to Record, Edit, & Share Videos with Vidyard

    Did you know almost 80% of all internet traffic is video streaming? In 2020, your potential customers prefer watching video content over reading your sales emails or your web page.

    Topics: Email Marketing B2B video

    Where to Find Licensed Music for Videos

    Whether it’s a background groove or a raving bass drop, music will make your video better. The trending track of the week would work beautifully but the cost to use it legally will blow your budget. So I did some research on music licensing services and libraries geared for video. These services sell  synchronization licenses to use their catalog of music in videos. The licenses vary depending on the service so I’ll breakdown the differences.

    Topics: Social Media Content Marketing youtube video

    Manufacturing Video Production: 7 Camera Settings You Should Know

    A camera is difficult to navigate for beginners. It’s understandable why many new video producers choose to stay on the Auto setting. It’s a bright green “A” among a layout of strange symbols and controls. 

    Topics: Tips youtube video tutorial

    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

    Do You Create Enough Evergreen Content and Topical Content?

    A mix of evergreen and topical content is essential for a successful marketing strategy. This video explains why you need to create both and what ratio to start with.

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    Topics: Content Marketing Branding youtube video

    Generating Leads with Gated Content

    Find out more about your site's visitors with gated content. The more you know, the easier it will be to engage with them and convert them into customers.

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    Topics: Convert leads video

    How Do Pillar Pages Attract Customers?

    Pillar pages, as they name implies, are a crucial component to an effective inbound marketing strategy. This post explains why!

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    Topics: increasing website traffic Tips video pillar pages

    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