Posts Categorized: Social Media Marketing Strategy

Social Media for Manufacturers Is No Longer Optional

The received wisdom that social media doesn't matter so much for manufacturers isn't so wise anymore.

Social media for manufacturers presents quite the dilemma. Many manufacturers are resource constrained and are not likely to close a big industrial deal through social channels, and being active on social media is a commitment that requires time that could be directed elsewhere. But having a consistent social media presence can be an important piece… Read more »

Social Media Use in the Industrial Sector

It doesn't generate the most leads but it's all pervasive. Keep it in your mix for these reasons.

Social media use reached an all-time high in 2018 according to Hootsuite™, with 3.48 billion people logging into social networks last year, up 366 million over last year. So with almost half of the world’s population spending over two hours surfing social channels every day, how many industrials are joining the mix? And most importantly,… Read more »

3 Great Social Media Tools for Business

These time-saving tools will help you get your social media program started.

As an industrial business, chances are you probably don’t consider social media an essential part of your digital marketing strategy. Many industrials shy away from social media because it can be time consuming without delivering an immediately evident, tangible return. While social media may not be a leading source of potential clients, there are a number… Read more »

5 Benefits of Social Media for Industrials

You spend a lot of time on social media. So do your customers. It's time to put two and two together.

You work at an industrial business. You’re curious about how social media can help you market. You’ve probably asked about it in the past and been bombarded with off-the charts adoption stats such as 1.23 billion monthly active users on Facebook. Or the fact that Americans spend an average of 37 minutes per day on social… Read more »

Zombie Coffee: LinkedIn & Industrial Sales

How to use social media and caffeine to drum up new business.

Imagine: You find someone you’d like to connect with on LinkedIn. You email them to ask if you can “pick their brain.” A coffee date is set. You’ve just become part of the phenomenon that’s taking over industrial sales: Zombie Coffee. This no-frills networking strategy fueled by a lethal combination of LinkedIn, caffeine, and brain… Read more »

How to Throw a Successful Event with Google+

Use this walkthrough to plan and promote your event with Google+.

No matter your stance on integrated digital marketing or the bottom-line impact of social media, it’s impossible to ignore the presence and growth of social media in the online space and the offline world. Names like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn show up in everyday conversation and it has been reported that the average person checks… Read more »

Social Media for Business: The Bottom Line

B2B social media isn't just for show; it has a dollar value.

The recent outcropping of services that analyze the effect of social media sentiment on stock prices is a clear declaration that social media tangibly influences the value of publicly traded companies. It is also a major touchpoint in the ongoing line of inquiry that attempts to ascribe clear ROI metrics and dollar values to social… Read more »

The Merger of Google Places and Google+ Business Pages

Everything you need to know about Google's merger of Places pages with Google+ Local.

Google has a reputation for rolling out far-reaching changes at a moment’s notice. Today, it was announced that Google is merging its Google Places pages with their new Google+ Local initiative. While this move adds benefits and options for consumers and G+ users, it creates a lot of new potential challenges for Google Places Page and Google+ Business Page administrators.