Are you seeing poor customer engagement and uninspiring sales results but you’re not sure why? We hear this a lot from colleagues and prospects. It’s a challenge because the continuous change in the marketing environment has companies confused. There are some basic truths that we found help our clients navigate the seemingly countless options available… Continue Reading Your Current Marketing Efforts Can Hurt or Help
Appropriately budgeting for marketing is a difficult process, at best. Trying to figure out the right amount to get the results you need or want, can be frustrating, even overwhelming. And there isn’t one right answer to this question. We do know from our experience that companies without a solid B2B marketing strategy backed by… Continue Reading Spending the Right Amount on Your Marketing is a Challenge
As a manufacturer, distributor, or other B2B company, you’ve most likely noticed that it has become far more challenging to find potential customers and convince them to buy from you. You need to re-examine the effectiveness of your current marketing strategies. And if you don’t know how best to improve your marketing’s overall performance, we… Continue Reading Is Your B2B Marketing Really Effective?
To give you a quick answer to the title of this blog post, the answer is a definite yes. Whether you are a social media guru or a newbie, your business will more than likely benefit from a social media presence. A sales prospect in the beginning stages of the decision making process is doing… Continue Reading Is Social Media a Relevant Tool for B2B Marketers?
The success of any firm relies on the type of services it provides and the level of expertise and experience that is being offered. What is equally important is how your firm is using marketing to communicate to your potential clients. The educational system doesn’t teach you about marketing strategies, but that is why we’re… Continue Reading Top 5 B2B Marketing Tips on Promoting Your Services
How much time, money and effort should be allocated to digital advertising and to print advertising? This can be a tough question for manufacturers to answer. Let’s take a closer look at each marketing method… Digital Marketing We know that your company’s digital footprint is critical for the buying process. In our experience, some of… Continue Reading What is the Right Balance of Print and Digital for Manufacturing Companies?
Within many companies, there is constant debate over whether or not it is necessary to hire an ad agency for marketing work that can possibly be done in-house. We have had experience ourselves with clients who have attempted to build an in-house marketing department, but found that they unfortunately did not produce the results they… Continue Reading Top 5 Myths: Hiring an Agency vs. In-House Marketing
A new year calls for new opportunities for us B2B marketers! We have seen a lot of advertising trends throughout the year, leading up to 2019. Now that 2019 is actually here, we have compiled a list of what B2B trends you will be seeing this year. Let’s take a look… 1. B2B Influencer Marketing… Continue Reading 5 B2B Marketing Trends in 2019
December is fast approaching and a majority of B2Bers will tell you that it’s a particularly slow time for business. Well, we’re here to tell you that there are a few ways you can maximize this time of year for the better. Let’s take a look… 1. People have money to spend As the end… Continue Reading How to Maximize Your B2B Efforts During the Holiday Season
Every manufacturing company needs a marketing strategy. However, the thought of developing one can be daunting, especially if you have limited marketing experience. To help you get started, we’re offering you these five b2b marketing tips for manufacturers. 1. Go mobile or go home This very first tip applies not only to marketing for manufacturing… Continue Reading 5 Modern-Day B2B Marketing Tips For Manufacturers
Creating exceptional content takes time. Rarely does someone hit the ball out of the park on his or her first try. Unless you are the ‘someone’ who experiences those rare occasions, you will need to develop a content marketing strategy. Now, this may seem overwhelming at first, but if you answer these next four questions,… Continue Reading How to Create a Content Driven Marketing Strategy
It’s easy for businesses to conduct research asking their own customers to rate their experiences. If you’re a successful business, you’ll likely get information you already know. While it’s good to have this information confirmed by your customers and clients, it won’t necessarily help you increase your business; you still have to find out why… Continue Reading The Best Research: The Gold Is in Discovering What You Don't Know
Here are the results of our findings: 1. To find product/industry information: 59% still read print trade magazines 64% go to trade magazine’s websites to find product/industry information. 98% will search the internet to find product/industry information. 63% read direct mail 22% refer to social media (blogs, networking sites) 2. As compared to a year… Continue Reading New Survey on B2B Decision Makers