group-blog-1

Blog

Inbound Marketing & Sales Development Inspiration

Alan Lucy

Alan Lucy
Alan joined WebStrategies after earning his BA in Communications from Rutgers University. Alan brings value to WebStrategies in several ways, assisting our Client Account Managers in delivering top-tier digital marketing strategy and producing detailed reporting to analyze and interpret results, as well as writing content to educate companies on improving their digital marketing strategy.

Recent Posts

How Much Should Manufacturers Budget for Content Marketing?

Posted October 30, 2020
4 minute read
Content marketing is a powerful, long-term strategy for business growth in the manufacturing industry. Compared to other marketing tactics, it's one of the best ways to gain visibility from your target market. It enables you to drive more traffic to your website and solve those burning questions your potential customers have. However, content marketing for manufacturers is complex. It requires extensive research, planning, and development, making its cost vary widely depending on the scope of work.
Read More

Topics Manufacturing Marketing

Industrial Marketing Case Study: Scaffolding Solutions

Posted October 29, 2020
1 minute read
In March of 2015, WebStrategies began a partnership with Scaffolding Solutions, a premier provider of system scaffolding, suspended scaffolding, mast climber platforms and decks, and other services to the construction and industrial manufacturing industries up-and-down the east coast. Beginning initially as a project to overhaul and modernize their website, this partnership has since developed into full, robust digital marketing and advertising strategy that has transformed Scaffolding Solutions’ online presence.
Read More

Topics Manufacturing Marketing

How to Make Data-Driven Decisions for Credit Union Digital Marketing

Posted October 22, 2020
4 minute read
Pressured to show immediate success, or lacking deeper insight into marketing performance, it’s easy for credit union marketers to rely on vanity metrics to guide their decision-making process.  However, these metrics only support non-transactional marketing goals and don’t provide you with the entire picture of how your campaigns are performing. Your decisions should be backed by more sophisticated metrics like cost per application and funded loans to get the best results from your credit union marketing strategy. These metrics show the real impact that your efforts are having on your credit union, and allow you to make adjustments to where you focus your time and marketing budget.
Read More

Topics Credit Union Marketing

How Can Manufacturers Showcase Their Products Online?

Posted October 8, 2020
4 minute read
In many cases, manufacturing companies will not have complex eCommerce platforms that allow their customers to purchase products directly from their website. However, that doesn't mean you shouldn't list your products or services on your website at all. After all, the number one reason for having a website for your business is to attract new customers. If those potential new leads that come to your site aren’t able to immediately find what they’re looking for, the chances of them disappearing and never contacting you are much higher.
Read More

Topics Manufacturing Marketing

How Much Should Credit Unions Spend on Advertising?

Posted October 1, 2020
4 minute read
As one of the most effective tactics to build brand awareness and drive new memberships and loan applications, advertising commonly consumes a large portion of a credit union marketing budget. The advertising landscape has changed drastically over the last several years. There are now numerous options across both the traditional and digital advertising world, and credit unions must be strategic in how they distribute their advertising budget.
Read More

Topics Marketing budgets, Credit Union Marketing

Expanding to New Verticals or Territories | Manufacturing Marketing

Posted September 25, 2020
4 minute read
Whether you have ambitious growth goals, or business has slowed in a particular location or industry, or you have just identified intriguing opportunities, there are a variety of reasons manufacturers may consider expanding into a new vertical or territory. Building brand awareness in uncharted territories is no small feat, especially for those marketing for the manufacturing industry. Fortunately, today's digital marketing landscape makes breaking into new regions and verticals easier than ever before.
Read More

Topics Manufacturing Marketing

Credit Union Case Study: Digital Marketing Strategy

Posted September 16, 2020
2 minute read
WebStrategies partnered with a credit union that had the goal of creating a unified digital marketing strategy that fuels new account openings and loan applications. With little prior digital marketing experience outside of mostly disappointing digital advertisements, this credit union was in search of expert digital advertising guidance and a strategy to diversify the sources of traffic visiting their website.
Read More

Topics Credit Union Marketing

Virtual Selling for Manufacturers

Posted August 28, 2020
3 minute read
Manufacturers continue to be impacted by the restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With travel remaining limited and trade shows on pause, the manufacturing industry is quickly adapting to a world where most closed deals happen without ever having a face-to-face meeting.
Read More

Topics Sales, Manufacturing Marketing

How Much Should Manufacturers Spend on Advertising?

Posted August 14, 2020
4 minute read
It’s no secret that advertising is a great way to grow a business. Since the 16th century, people have utilized newspapers, print magazines, and other channels to capture attention and raise awareness about their products or services.
Read More

Topics Digital advertising, Manufacturing Marketing

How Digital Marketing Can Make Your Trade Show Visits More Successful

Posted August 7, 2020
4 minute read
2020 has thrown a wrench into the marketing plans for manufacturers around the country. An industry that heavily relies on trade shows and trade associations to network with other businesses and market their products has been disrupted due to limitations on travel and in-person events. Although there is still uncertainty surrounding trade shows for this fall, we expect them to return in some capacity in the future. And there are several ways that you can use digital marketing tactics to make those long-anticipated visits even more fruitful.
Read More

Topics Digital advertising, Marketing Automation, Manufacturing Marketing