Posts Tagged: Industrial Marketing Podcast

What Marketers Need to Know About Google Analytics 4

In 2023, Google Analytics users will have to transition to GA4. Time to get up to speed.

Google has not made major changes to its analytics platform in 10 years, which means the transition to Google Analytics 4 (GA4) is a big deal. For many marketers, Google’s current version, known as Universal Analytics (UA), is all they know. In fact, you have heard about some of the GA4 changes, and you may… Read more »

The Top 5 Types of Marketing Content for the Awareness Phase

Thinking about generating some awareness for your brand? Here are 5 tactics to be aware of.

Does the “awareness phase” in B2B marketing refer to making a prospect aware of your brand or when the eventual buyer becomes aware that they have a problem to solve and begin researching solutions? We’re going to take the easy way out and declare that the awareness phase of marketing for manufacturers is the intersection… Read more »

How to Leverage Today’s Manufacturing Trade Shows

Trade shows are back ... but they're different. Are you ready to hit the show floor?

Manufacturing trade shows have a strong legacy in marketing for manufacturers, not only for industry gatherings and personal sales networks but also for showcasing products and innovations. But manufacturing trade shows were losing their effectiveness prior to the pandemic, as sales veterans were  aging out and digitally native employees, from engineers to facility managers and… 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 »

5 Best Practices for Industrial Web Design

Website expectations have changed in the last few years. See how successful sites have adapted.

Much has changed in the industrial web design in the past two-plus years, driven mostly by the massive shift to digital research. So it’s no surprise that industrial buyers have high expectations when they visit your website. They expect to learn how you can help alleviate their pain points, see what your products can do… 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 Things to Consider in Your Consideration Phase

This stage of the industrial buying journey is critical. Use these tips to get it right.

The industrial buying journey has changed significantly in recent years, shaking up the buyer’s awareness stage, the consideration phase, and the decision-making process. The pandemic was a black swan event that accelerated the evolution from trade shows and personal sales networks to a digital-based approach that involves buying committees and an elongated, non-linear process. Consider… 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 »