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How Do I Start an Industrial Inbound Marketing Plan?

Posted by Cam Mirisola-Bynum on May 28, 2019 1:3PM

6 Steps Towards Starting Your First Inbound Marketing Plan

Are you tossing around the idea of starting an industrial inbound marketing plan, but don’t know what the methodology is and aren’t sure how? Great news, there are clear steps to the strategy that you can easily learn!

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Topics: B2B Marketing, Inbound Marketing, Industrial Branding, Inbound Marketing Strategy

Why Manufacturing Companies Should Have a “News Blog”

Posted by Cam Mirisola-Bynum on May 2, 2018 3:1PM

Yes, You’re Busy—but You Have Lots of Low-Hanging Fruit to Share!  

News, updates, and new product releases are just a few of the topics that manufacturing companies can promote through a running “blog” of current information. Blog, you say? Too busy taking care of business on the production floor to even consider writing technical intel info or pithy subjects on the latest industry buzz? We get it. While we strongly recommend you get a full-fledged content program underway, we also want to let you know there are some things you can do in lieu of that. Here’s where the “news blog” comes in.

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Topics: Industrial Marketing, Industrial Manufacturing Companies, Industrial Manufacturers, Content Marketing Strategy, Inbound Marketing Strategy, Inbound Marketing Consultant, News

Marketing Trends for Manufacturers in 2018

Posted by Cam Mirisola-Bynum on Mar 9, 2018 3:28PM

Where Does Your Industrial Manufacturing Company Stand Among Peers?

Much like 2013's infamous “cronut”—the decidedly un-irresistible croissant/donut hybrid—marketing trends can go stale nearly as fast as they're “baked.” Unlike the unfortunately-named cronuts, however, content marketing remains a cornerstone of successful campaigns for businesses in 2018, no matter what industry they operate in.

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Topics: Content Marketing Strategy, Content Marketing Plan, DIY Inbound Marketing Assessment, Inbound Marketing Assessment

The Top 4 Items to Fix Before Starting a B2B Inbound Marketing Program

Posted by Cam Mirisola-Bynum on Aug 3, 2017 4:38PM

What You Need to Have in Place for Your Inbound Marketing Strategy to Be Successful

When a marketing agency begins working with a client to implement a marketing program, it will cover a long list of elements needed to ensure that company’s readiness to undertake inbound marketing strategies. There are four foundational items that need to be working properly to even begin.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, B2B Inbound Marketing, DIY Inbound Marketing Assessment, Inbound Marketing Assessment

B2B Inbound Marketing Is an Asset

Posted by Cam Mirisola-Bynum on Apr 21, 2017 10:55AM

Traditional Marketing Spend Is an Expense

A print ad is a commodity that expires. It has a shelf life. That’s a concept we’ve come to understand in the internet age. Let’s frame it in this perspective: traditional marketing spend, according to HubSpot co-founder and CTO, Dharmesh Shah, is an expense. Inbound marketing, on the other hand, is an investment in assets.

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Topics: B2B Marketing, Content Marketing, B2B Inbound Marketing, Inbound Marketing Strategy

Marketing for Manufacturers and Writing Content to Engineers

Posted by Cam Mirisola-Bynum on Mar 8, 2017 11:8AM

Why Personas Make All the Difference

If you are marketing to engineers, there’s something you should know. According to John Hayes, CEO of engineering.com, “Engineering marketers are now well versed in content marketing. In a recent survey, 89% of engineering marketers said that they were using content marketing as part of their overall marketing strategy.” In his article, Hayes goes on to say, “Most of them are having success,” and, “75% of engineering marketers say that content marketing is helping them deliver more qualified leads to their sales teams.”

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Topics: B2B Marketing, Marketing for Manufacturers, Personas, Marketing to Engineers

5 Steps of Industrial Manufacturing Brand Development Strategy

Posted by Cam Mirisola-Bynum on Sep 20, 2016 5:16PM

Key Elements Needed to Build Your Brand

Branding is important for every company in every industry. While many B2B manufacturing companies don’t worry about their brand development strategy, it is vital to recognize how important it is to have a solid, recognizable brand.

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Topics: Industrial Marketing Strategy, brand development strategy, B2B Branding

Are You Utilizing Your Sales Enablement Tools Correctly to Nurture Leads?

Posted by Cam Mirisola-Bynum on Aug 4, 2016 5:23PM

Aligning Sales and Marketing Via Your CRM Is a Sales Enablement Best Practice   

Got leads? Great! Now what? You might have more than a few in-house sales enablement resources that can help you organize and optimize your next steps. But you probably have one of the best sales enablement tools, quite literally, already at your fingertips—and you don’t realize it. But we’ll discuss that a bit further in this article.

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Topics: Sales Enablement Tools, Sales Enablement, Sales Enablement Strategy

B2B Inbound Marketing Strategy Workshops

Posted by Cam Mirisola-Bynum on Apr 21, 2016 11:1AM

Grant Marketing Workshops and Webinars Provide Demonstrable Marketing Strategies

We’re in the business, and even we know that the amount of information (about everything, everywhere) available to you is overwhelming. Yup, we’ve been known to close our laptops at the end of the day and swear off any more incoming anything—no more blogs, eBooks, case studies, emails, LinkedIn posts, well-manicured marketing messaging—nothing.

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Topics: B2B Marketing, B2B marketing strategy, Content Marketing Workshops, Inbound Marketing Workshops, CRM Strategies to Close Sales Workshops, Branding Workshops

Why Inbound Marketing Is the Best Sales Enablement Tool

Posted by Cam Mirisola-Bynum on Jan 22, 2016 4:23PM

Are You a Sales Enabler or Are You the Sales Disabler?

Being an enabler—in most circumstance—has gotten a bad rap. As an inbound marketing consultant, it’s right where I want to be. It is, in fact, my purpose for being (at least professionally), my Holy Grail. Yup, through the evergreen and helpfully informative content I’ve helped you create on your website, “I’ll” sit there all night helping you to get the hits you yearn for. And that’s just a small piece of the inbound marketing action I can provide for you (because I can also be a faithful and indefatigable brand ambassador for you). Strung out metaphors aside, this is serious stuff, and your business depends on me doing mine.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Content Marketing, Sales Enablement Tools, Sales Enablement, Inbound Marketing Consultant, Sales Enablement Strategy

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