The Importance of Industrial Email Marketing for Targeting Engineers

Industrial Marketing Today

Industrial email marketing is and should be an important component of your content marketing strategy when targeting engineers and technical professionals. I’m sure you’ve heard or read about email marketing being replaced by social media.

Making Email the Cornerstone of Industrial Content Marketing

Industrial Marketing Today

You may think email marketing is dead or passé with all the talk about social media. However, that is far from the reality that I see every day, working with manufacturers and engineering companies, especially when it comes to industrial content marketing.

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

Industrial Companies shouldn’t Replace Email Marketing with Social Media

Industrial Marketing Today

Right off the bat let me say that this post is not about email marketing versus social media. However, I’ve had conversations with manufacturers and industrial companies where I am asked if email marketing is still relevant and effective since all the talk these days is about social media.

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

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How Social Media Transformed the Beauty Industry

Brickfish

As her popularity on social media and knowledge of beauty products grew, she decided to make products of her own. Huda Beauty is a testament to the power that social media has on the beauty industry today.

Industrial Email Marketing for Targeting Engineers in Long and Complex Sales Cycles

Industrial Marketing Today

Industrial email marketing doesn’t get as much respect as it deserves. I’ve read articles where people have claimed that email marketing is dead thanks to social media. That is simply not true when it comes to industrial marketing.

Industrial Blog Sites Revisited

Industrial Marketing Today

The idea of combining a website with the benefits of a blog is very appealing to many industrial marketers. In my conversations over the past few months, I have noticed a growing acceptance of blog sites among manufacturers, industrial distributors and engineering services companies. Industrial companies have realized the importance of inbound marketing and its impact on lead generation.

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Industrial Email Marketing for Manufacturers, Distributors and Engineering Companies

Industrial Marketing Today

Industrial email marketing is alive and well in 2017 despite what you may heard or read to the contrary. Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.]. B2B E-Mail Marketing Content Marketing industrial email marketing Social media

Industrial Email Marketing is NOT Dead

Industrial Marketing Today

One would think new marketing tactics such as social media and blogging would have killed good ol’ email marketing. Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.]. B2B E-Mail Marketing Content Marketing Industrial Lead Generation email marketing industrial email marketing Industrial Marketing lead nurturing Marketo That is simply not true. I am seeing manufacturers continue to [.]. This is only a content summary.

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 ).

Industrial Companies Underuse the One Social Media Tactic with Proven ROI

Industrial Marketing Today

Social media usage by industrial companies has received some coverage lately. I’ve read two different survey studies about how companies within the industrial sector use or plan to use social media. The study done by GlobalSpec reported “Only 22 percent of industrial companies use Twitter, which reflects its low value among engineers as a social media resource.”. Both studies cite this as the number one reason for using social media.

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.

Blogs and Social Marketing in the Upstream Oil & Gas Industry

Industrial Marketing Today

The Upstream Oil & Gas industry, also referred to as the exploration and production (E&P) sector, has a reputation of being very conservative and conventional. It is strictly about using blogs and social media marketing in the E&P sector.

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.

The More Industrial Marketing Changes, the More it Stays the Same

Industrial Marketing Today

67 percent of manufacturers, industrial and engineering companies stated that customer acquisition or lead generation is their primary industrial marketing goal in 2012, the same top two marketing goals for the past six years. I’m not trying to be clever or facetious with my headline.

Are Community Forums Good for Manufacturers and Industrial Companies?

Industrial Marketing Today

Blogging and mainstream social media sites like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube get all the attention these days. Community forums have been around a lot longer than the newer social media channels. How do industrial companies benefit from a community forum?

Industrial Marketing Company Celebrates 25 Years in Business

Industrial Marketing Today

April 2012 marks a milestone for my industrial marketing company Tiecas, Inc. Back then, print media was the center of the universe for B2B marketing. By the late nineties, I saw the writing on the wall; print media was becoming increasingly more digital.

Understanding the Age Gap is Important in Digital Marketing for Industrial Companies

Industrial Marketing Today

to market your industrial company, its products and services, then you need to understand the importance of the age gap and its impact on digital media usage. Im sure you have read many of the dire headlines about the critical skills gap in the industrial [.] The post Understanding the Age Gap is Important in Digital Marketing for Industrial Companies by Achinta Mitra appeared first on Industrial Marketing Today.

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Top 10 Industrial Marketing Posts of 2011

Industrial Marketing Today

As we wind down 2011, this is a good time to review all the industrial marketing posts that I have published here and been viewed by you, my readers, during the year. Unlike David Letterman’s Top Ten list; my industrial marketing blog posts are listed in decreasing order of popularity. Innovative Uses of QR Codes by the AEC Industry. Deconstructing the Four Stages of the Industrial Buy Cycle. 3 Business Blogs with Proven ROI from Industrial Companies.

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.

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. One thing is certain; “business as usual” is not working in the industrial sector.

Survey: Marketers More Likely to Resonate with Millennials through Social Media Efforts

KoMarketing Associates

When it comes to reaching out to target audiences via social media, new research suggests that millennials are far and wide more receptive to marketers through this channel. Visual Objects recently conducted a survey to determine how social media helps businesses drive website traffic.

How Well is Your Content Performing? (Industry Benchmark)

PureB2B

You want to make sure that you are continually improving, reaching the right people , and hitting (maybe even surpassing) industry benchmarks. Industry benchmarking is a powerful way to help you distinguish which marketing practices you should adopt or stop using.

Have Digital Marketing and Social Media Killed the Industrial.

Industrial Marketing Today

Home Marketing Matters About Contact B2B Marketing Store Company Website Have Digital Marketing and Social Media Killed the Industrial Sales Job? Every disruptive technology is known to cause major upheavals in any industry. I service industrial companies, as you do.

10 Questions You Need to Answer with a B2B Social Media Audit

KoMarketing Associates

A B2B social media audit is an overall view into the analytics, performance, behavior, and schedule of your organization’s social media activities. It’s important for B2B organizations to stay active and engaged on social media. Who Is My Audience on Social Media?

Industrial Content Marketing’s Impact on Customer Experience

Industrial Marketing Today

Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.]. Content Marketing Inbound Marketing Social Media Marketing Customer experience Industrial Marketing Customer experience — the Holy Grail of customer loyalty and repeat business. Every company wants it, many talk about it but only a few get it right. Customer experience is [.]. This is only a content summary. Please click on the headline to read the full article.

How Blockchain Will Disrupt the Insurance Industry

Modern Marketing

The insurance industry relies heavily on the notion of trust among transacting parties. There is no question that blockchain can, potentially, be a disruptive force in the insurance industry.

E-commerce: An Important Channel for Industrial Sales

Industrial Marketing Today

I am seeing more and more manufacturers and industrial distributors using e-commerce as a sales channel for growth. The adoption rate has been much slower as compared to the online retail industry but B2B marketers are catching on fast. Manufacturers have used e-commerce to sell components, spare parts and off the shelf industrial products for a long time. However, I have noticed a growing trend among industrial companies using e-commerce as their primary sales channel.

Making Industrial E-mail Marketing More Relevant

Industrial Marketing Today

E-mail marketing to a house list continues to be the top marketing channel for many industrial companies and manufacturers according to Trends in Industrial Marketing 2011 from GlobalSpec. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that industrial marketers are very happy with the results. Keeping e-mails relevant has become the key factor in proving their worth in industrial marketing. Integrating Social Media and Mobile.

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Survey: Millennials More Likely to Value Companies with Social Media Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

When it comes to social media marketing, new research suggests that it pays off for marketers to be responsive to millennial buyers. While 24 percent of Americans said they provided feedback to companies they purchased from using company social media channels over the past year, this statistic was higher – 38 percent – among millennials. Almost one-in-five millennials prefer to leave positive feedback for a company they have purchased from on the company’s social media channels.

Create a Content Series for Industrial Marketing

Industrial Marketing Today

This is my first post in 2012 and I want to start the New Year by answering a perennial question about content marketing for manufacturers and industrial companies. Use social media to announce each new post. Let me know what you think of my industrial marketing strategy of creating a content series. Content Marketing Inbound Marketing Industrial Marketing Strategies B2B Lead Generation Industrial blogs Industrial Marketing Thought leadership

Report: 86% of Customers Want Transparency from Brands on Social Media

KoMarketing Associates

Marketers are turning to social media to reach out to their target audiences, and new research shows that it can pay off in the end to be transparent. About 40 percent of people who say brand transparency is more important than ever before directly attribute it to social media.

Customers are Consuming More Marketing Video Content on Social Media Platforms

KoMarketing Associates

When it comes to video marketing, marketers are resonating more with their customers when they discover their content through social media, according to new research. Furthermore, 73 percent say they have been impacted by a brand’s social media presence when making a purchase decision.

Seven Ways to Get The Most Out of Industry Events

ANNUITAS

Erika Goldwater’s post earlier this week got me thinking about events, that love-it-or-hate-it way that so many of us choose to network with colleagues and peers, learn about industry trends and best practices, generate leads for our business or build our brand presence.

Preview: 20 Social Media Marketing Statistics from Upcoming Industry Report

Modern Marketing

It is 2016 and we are still talking about social media marketing. Believe it or not, there are still companies that have not embraced social media as a means to improve marketing, customer service, lead generation and product development. Exposure is Top Benefit of Social Media.

Why You Should Thoroughly Audit Your Social Media Presence

Webbiquity

Social media success isn’t nearly as random as it can seem. Though it’s a challenge, there’s no magical force keeping you from reaching your social media goals. To establish that, begin with a social media audit. What Is a Social Media Audit?

3.5 Reasons to Skip Industry Awards

Marketing Craftmanship

With the understanding that industry awards represent a substantial worldwide economic enterprise…here are 3.5 Like all other types of content designed to position your firm’s brand, industry awards are beasts that must be constantly fed.

Social media strategy leaders: Sarah Nilson

Biznology

Welcome to the next post in a series celebrating leaders in social media strategy. I’ve spoken with leaders in many industries but this is my first in pharmaceuticals! Journey to the healthcare industry.

Announcing The 2016 AdWords Industry Benchmarks Report

bizible

AdWords has long been a critical channel for certain B2B industries. Marketers often also don't know what to expect in terms of ROI when investing in paid media. So we decided to explore these questions in our AdWords Industry Benchmarks Report. paid media google adwords