Posts Categorized: Culture

Growth Marketing for Logistics Companies

Logistics companies are all about planning and control. But why not go against type and grow with experimentation?

Logistics companies are important parts of the industrial supply chain. They are leading innovators in improving supply chain management, maximizing efficiency, and streamlining business operations. Because of the nature of their offerings, logistics companies often focus on maximizing their operational value but have little time to think about strategies for growth, such as growth marketing…. Read more »

The 10 Best Manufacturing Websites

Here are 10 sites we can all learn from and 5 criteria for what makes a site great.

Digitally speaking, your manufacturing website is your best chance to put your company’s best foot forward, one step ahead of the competition. Like trade show booths, manufacturing websites should include strong imagery and messaging to increase traffic and convince your audience to spend time on your site, before they move on to a competitor’s website…. Read more »

5 Ways Industrial Companies Can Benefit from Marketing with Video

Doubtless you have watched a video related to your profession. Why not make one?

Marketing with video is increasingly important to manufacturers and other industrial companies. Why? Video content is easy to consume and share, and it is incredibly effective because most people, manufacturers included, process visuals faster than text. If the incredible ramp up and conversion to digital marketing in manufacturing has taught us anything, it’s that industrial… Read more »

Are You Engaged in Substantive Marketing?

Your leaders might say they believe in marketing, but is their support more than symbolic?

Despite how much marketing has changed over the years, some long-standing arguments remain relevant today. Such is the case with an article titled “Trappings vs. Substance in Industrial Marketing” by B. Charles Ames, which was first published in July 1970, in which Ames argues that industrial firms have not made the commitment to substantive marketing… Read more »

3 Keys to a Successful Recruitment Marketing Campaign

Hiring skilled workers has become more difficult than ever. Here's how to stand out.

Your recruitment marketing campaign should be evolving in line with your overall equipment efficiency, supply chain strategies and product development. Recruitment requires a disciplined, data-driven approach. The post-pandemic job prospect wants a say in how decisions are made. But it’s not just about the work. They also want their employer to be vested in the… Read more »

10 B2B Marketing Trends to Watch in 2022

B2B marketing has evolved in leaps and bounds with new B2B marketing trends appearing almost daily. Creative social media marketing, inventive content marketing, and influencer marketing are just a few of the trends the B2B marketing industry has experienced of late. As an industrial marketer, it’s important to keep up with the latest B2B marketing… Read more »

Business Longevity and Industrial Marketing

How do your marketing efforts intersect with other core business functions? Time to think about it.

Every industrial marketing firm or department has to balance its marketing efforts with other business longevity considerations. Marketing is critical to success, but only when coordinated with other elements of business management to produce ideal results. The role of industrial marketing is vital when it comes to producing stronger market value and business alignment. That’s… Read more »

Industrial Buying and the Rise of Buying Committees

Multiple people are behind every B2B buying decision. Your marketing should consider all of their needs.

The industrial buying journey has never been easy to manage, given the challenges in closing the hefty deals needed to invest in manufacturing, packaging and distribution equipment — or the complexities and interdependencies of a supply chain, upstream or downstream. But in the good old days of trade shows and personal networks, the industrial buying journey… Read more »