Content Industrial Buyers Want from Supplier Websites

Industrial Marketing Today

Manufacturers and industrial companies have shifted more of their marketing dollars to digital marketing channels for a very good reason. Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.]. Content Marketing Industrial Marketing industrial website redesign website content

Marketing Automation 2014 Industry Overview: What the Surveys Tell Us

Customer Experience Matrix

The Interwebs have delivered an unusually rich trove of data about the marketing automation industry in the past few weeks. Penetration reached eight percent among larger firms and varied substantially by industry.

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Marketing Tools for the Makers & Doers of the Manufacturing Industry

Act-On

The good news is: the US manufacturing industry is once again on the rise. In fact, many economists are predicting that there is a second Industrial Revolution on the horizon in America. The manufacturing industry is no exception.

A blueprint for succeeding in a world of overwhelming information density

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

… and thrown into this mix is perhaps the most profound change to our industry since the mobile phone — malignant growth in information density. Most estimates center on a number of 500 percent growth in the amount of information available in the Internet by 2020.

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Content Marketing for Industrial Companies – Authenticity is Mission Critical

Industrial Marketing Today

Today’s industrial buyers are far better informed and using deceptive marketing practices won’t get [.] The post Content Marketing for Industrial Companies – Authenticity is Mission Critical by Achinta Mitra appeared first on Industrial Marketing Today. Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.]. Content Marketing Industrial Marketing Strategies Authenticity Buyer Personas industrial buy cycle Industrial Marketing

How Much Is Your Personal Information Worth? An Inside Look at the Data Broker Industry [Infographic]

Hubspot

Did you ever stop to think about how much of your personal information is out there on the web? There is a slew of information on you out there that''s being added to every day.

How to Leverage Content Marketing in “Boring” B2B Industries

KoMarketing Associates

For instance, you could walk through common acronyms, industry slang, or best practices that might be tedious to read. As long as it doesn’t include any proprietary information, make it public so even potential customers can see what it’s like to work with you.

20 Must-See SlideShare Presentations That'll Inform, Inspire & Entertain

Hubspot

What better way to display valuable pieces of information than through a visual format like a SlideShare? I''m an extrovert, but some of the most admirable and remarkable professionals in this industry are introverts!

How to Market to Chief Information Officers (CIOs)

B2B Marketing Traction

It is often a lengthy process, requiring a lot of information. Get customers and industry experts to recommend your product. For more information, read my previous post about this. ). Ask for a minimum of contact information when CIOs download your materials.

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Here’s An Industry Analysis Of The Most Effective B2B Marketing Channels

bizible

The coverage was broad, so we are blogging a series of deep dives into our survey data to uncover industry and firmographic trends. And if you’re curious whether it varies by industry, you would be correct. Meet The Industries.

The Never-Ending Cycle: Content Informs Data Informs Content

Marketing Action

The most effective content is informed by strong data. Data should inform all facets of your marketing strategy and go a long way towards removing the guesswork from marketing altogether. Data also informs the best time to reach your customer.

10 Winning Ways to Keep up with Industry Trends

Vertical Response

Staying up to date in an industry that’s constantly shifting isn’t easy, but being aware of changes as they’re happening can keep you ahead of the curve. To help stay on the ball with industry challenges, opportunities and trends, check out our recommendations below.

Industrial Marketing Content that Helps Buyers

Industrial Marketing Today

It is very common to find marketing content from manufacturers and industrial companies that is all about how great their products are or that their technology is innovative. Buyers can easily find information about your products and that of your competition from their online research. So ask yourself this question, “Is my industrial marketing content really helping my buyers make a more informed decision and is it moving them closer them to a RFQ?”.

5 Practical Content Marketing Tactics to Educate & Inform Your B2B Audience

KoMarketing Associates

In the spirit of educating ourselves on the significance of this festive holiday, let’s take a look at 5 practical content marketing tactics you can take to educate and inform your B2B audience ( we are still in the office until 5:00 pm, after all ): Attend In-Person Events.

Acquisitions Reshape the Marketing Automation Industry: Growth at the Bottom, Room in the Middle, Fog at the Top

Customer Experience Matrix

This is our flagship report on the industry, with nearly 200 data points on 23 vendors and separate ratings for micro-business, small to mid-size companies, and enterprise marketing departments.

Marketing Challenges in Regulated Industries, Part 2: Finance and Public Companies

Act-On

In “Marketing Challenges in Regulated Industries Part 1, Pharma & Alcohol/Tobacco ,” we delved into the world of regulated substances. The simple solution is to keep up-to-date with changing FINRA regulations using their regular informational notices.

2012 Content Marketing Trends for Manufacturers and Industrial Companies

Industrial Marketing Today

In this post, I want to focus on some of their findings that I feel apply to content marketing for manufacturers and industrial companies. Many of the manufacturers and industrial companies fall in the smaller size category.

6 More Search Marketing Tactics for Manufacturing and Industrial Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

In this follow up post, we’ll outline six more search engine marketing recommendations for B2B professionals working in the industrial and manufacturing industries. Need more information? References to organizations, memberships, and industry affiliations.

Case study: Creating social media benefits in a regulated industry

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People are so thirsty for information if they are in a predicament. The post Case study: Creating social media benefits in a regulated industry appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}. People are so thirsty for information if they are in a predicament.

Industrial Content Marketing with Purpose

Industrial Marketing Today

Manufacturers and industrial companies cannot be content with just publishing content, their content marketing needs to drive the sales process. However, creating content that will convert traffic into leads in one fell swoop is a challenge since industrial sales typically have long sales cycles and a multitude of stakeholders are involved in the purchase decision. See Problem-centric Industrial Marketing ). See Industrial Marketing Content that Helps Buyers ).

Why Information Overload Shouldn’t Be a Big Marketing Concern

Content Standard

It’s a torrent of information, but information overload never sets in; I’m totally comfortable navigating through it all. According to the Pew Research Center, the large majority of Americans don’t feel that too much information is an issue for them.

The Disruptive Forces Reshaping the Marketing Industry

Modern Marketing

At a recent panel discussion - formed part of the recent Modern Marketing Tour Melbourne, Australia conducted by Oracle Marketing Cloud featured three leading Australian marketers who shared their views on the forces shaping their industry.

Busted! 23 Marketing Myths Held By (Some) Industries

Hubspot

Even though inbound marketing has been a huge success within so many different industries, there are still some companies that are shackled with misconceptions about whether it will work for them. 9) “Marketing is not needed in an RFP-driven industry.”.

An Eight-Step Process for Creating Front-Page B2B Industry News

KoMarketing Associates

One of the tasks we have as a content team is to execute timely, relevant industry news articles for our clients. Here’s a look at the 8-step process we use to get our industry news to the top: (Note: This strategy is not strictly for agency purposes.

Digital Marketing Can Increase Industrial Sales

Industrial Marketing Today

Call it digital marketing or inbound marketing with content , the fact is marketing is now playing a much more active role in complex industrial sales. Manufacturers and industrial companies often use solutions or consultative selling to add value for their customers and transform themselves from suppliers into trusted partners. The industrial buy cycle has not changed. However, the way potential buyers look for information has.

Using Content Marketing in the Professional Services Industry

Hubspot

They won’t be in the same industry (those are competitors), but tangential ones. Write up blogs that fit into the messaging types described above, and then include links in them that lead to the next useful piece of information.

Klout rants are becoming a cottage industry

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have been transmitting identifying information — in effect, providing access to people’s names and, in some cases, their friends’ names — to dozens of advertising and Internet tracking companies. Klout seems to be the blogger’s best friend these days.

How to Do Competitive Analysis in a Crowded Industry

B2B Marketing Traction

For those industries where the list of competitors seems too large to research and your research budget is small or non-existent, there are cost effective ways to analyze the competition. The Internet has made information about the competition more accessible for researchers.

Industry Leaders Weigh in on Upcoming Marketing Trends for 2017 and Beyond

Act-On

So, we asked press, analysts and other industry influencers, “What’s a retro concept, throwback idea, or disruptive strategy that will make headway with marketers in 2017? Industry Analyst and Host of CXOTALK. That customer feedback can then inform your marketing strategy. As an example, if you choose to personalize based on industry or vertical, that information has to be correct.

10 Phenomenal Blogs in Totally Boring Industries

Hubspot

They''re for industries that you most likely don''t care about -- most are B2B businesses, so the chances of you being interested in that content and also a reader of our blog are kinda slim. Definitely a blog to learn from, regardless of the industry you''re in.

Why a Content BOM is Crucial to a Successful Industrial Web Design

Industrial Marketing Today

I am amazed how often I find that creating content is an afterthought for people who are considering an industrial web design (more commonly a site redesign). It is not surprising then that many of these industrial web redesigns are nothing more than a cosmetic facelift with copy-pasted content from their old site and/or outdated marketing collateral. I’ve used the term content BOM because many of my readers are from manufacturing, engineering and industrial companies.

Healthcare Digital Marketing Industry Update – August

Fathom

Once a month, Fathom Health provides our clients with the latest digital marketing industry news. Topic categories range from social media and content marketing, SEO and digital strategy, to broader healthcare industry news. What can you do with this information?

Industrial Marketing is not Disconnected Tactics

Industrial Marketing Today

Many manufacturers and industrial companies are learning some hard lessons these days. When that doesn’t work, they turn to the Internet in search of information on how to do industrial marketing on a shoestring budget. After being burned a few times by free tips from self-proclaimed experts online, they become frustrated and are suspicious of any more advice even if it is from a legitimate and proven industrial marketing consultant.

Creating Digital Content for Industrial Marketing

Industrial Marketing Today

“We don’t have the time or the skills to write copy for digital content” is the most common reaction I get from clients when discussing their industrial marketing programs. Industrial buying decisions are usually made by a committee of different stakeholders and rarely by an individual.

Content Can Differentiate Industrial Companies When There’s Parity in Value Propositions

Industrial Marketing Today

Yet, if you read the content on most industrial websites, they tend to sound similar within each industry. Most manufacturers and industrial companies make generic claims that are often copied by their competition and lack validation. However, my clients look to me for answers for overcoming their lead generation challenges using my knowledge and experience in industrial marketing.

Interesting Infographics: How To Use Storytelling To Reduce Information Overload

LEADership

The B2B industry is inundated with news and information. So how can you make your way through information clutter and get your message across? I invite you to review the following information, which is further explained in the Beutler Ink-LookBookHQ infographic.

60 Marketing Acronyms Every Industry Pro Should Know

Hubspot

But some acronyms have multiple meanings, even industry-specific ones, and sometimes Wikipedia doesn''t do them justice. APIs allow an application to extract information from a service and use that information in their own application, or sometimes for data analysis.

Is Your Industrial Website Leaking Leads?

Industrial Marketing Today

One persistent problem for many manufacturers and industrial companies is the small number of leads generated from their Websites. It is quite likely, that your industrial Website is attracting enough traffic but suffers from poor conversion. In short, you may have a leaky industrial Website. Often, I find industrial websites designed with no thought given to traffic conversion. I suggest that you create a digital self-service center on your industrial Website.

5 Website Design Lessons for Industrial Businesses

Hubspot

Especially in the industrial space, where resources are limited and staff members are already being pulled in a hundred different directions, adding a website re-design to the mix is an intimidating prospect, to say the least. It’s no different in the industrial space.

A Brief History of Productivity: How Getting Stuff Done Became an Industry

Hubspot

Let's step back in time, and find out how we got here, and how getting stuff done became an industry. How did the idea of getting stuff done become an industry? Industrial Revolution, which is estimated to have begun within the first two decades of the nineteenth century.