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Examples of Successful Manufacturing Marketing Strategies

Posted March 17, 2020
5 minute read
When it comes to marketing for manufacturing companies, there is no 'one size fits all' approach. Every manufacturing business is different, and all digital marketing strategies need to be tailored to the specific target market at hand, and more specifically, the target personas within those markets.
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Topics Manufacturing Marketing

How to Set a Realistic Social Media Advertising Budget

Posted September 3, 2019
8 minute read
Originally published April 2017. Updated July 2018. Is your business struggling to achieve social media success? Is your company thinking about taking the plunge into social media advertising? Are you getting beat by competitors and looking for a new social media strategy? Companies across the world have had success advertising on social platforms, but others have fallen flat on their face.
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Topics Marketing budgets, Social Media

Digital Marketing Strategy for Security Alarm Companies

Posted November 24, 2017
7 minute read
We periodically update this article with the latest information relevant to digital marketing for security companies Last update: July 2017 Security Marketing Strategies We've learned a significant amount in the last few years generating leads and sales for our security alarm company clients. Some digital marketing tactics were extremely successful, and others, well let's just say, we've moved on from. One of our greatest learnings is that you have to constantly experiment, try new things, give them some time to gain momentum, religiously review the analytics and most importantly, talk to the client and determine whether their sales funnel is being filled with quality leads.
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Topics Content marketing, Digital Marketing, Security Company Marketing

Home Security Marketing: How to Compete with DIY Security Systems

Posted November 24, 2017
4 minute read
DIY security systems have taken the security market by storm. Systems range from very simple, single unit devices, like Canary, to complex systems that incorporate multiple sensors and smart home features, such as lights, locks, and cameras.
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Topics Security Company Marketing

How Much to Budget for SEO

Posted March 3, 2017
9 minute read
How to Develop the Best SEO Marketing Budget It depends, of course. If you’re just now, in 2017, starting to think about SEO for the first time, this probably isn’t the right blog for you. Check out this Beginner’s Guide to SEO from Moz. For those trying to figure out how much to spend on SEO, you’re in the right place. When it comes to SEO spending and budgeting, be sure to have an ultimate goal in mind and a desired return on that investment (ROI) right from the start.
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Topics Marketing budgets, SEO

Security Company Marketing: Competing with Big Alarm Companies

Posted November 7, 2016
4 minute read
To compete with national security providers, think locally. It’s no secret that national alarm providers have huge home security marketing budgets and commanding strongholds in the industry (ADT alone holds about 5% of the market). But that doesn’t mean these "Goliaths" can’t be defeated! After all, you have the home field advantage.
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Topics Security Company Marketing

Case Study: Manufacturing Marketing

Posted November 2, 2016
5 minute read
Manufacturing companies tend to be very careful and thoughtful when investing in marketing efforts, especially across the digital landscape. However, more and more companies in the manufacturing sector are starting to realize the value of digital marketing and online lead generation.
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Topics Case Studies, Manufacturing Marketing

Commercial Security Marketing Strategies

Posted October 19, 2016
5 minute read
If you own or manage an alarm dealership that sells security systems to commercial customers, it’s important to keep in mind that B2B marketing should be handled a bit differently than residential security marketing. However, there are also a few simple ways to overlap some of your marketing efforts.
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Topics Security Company Marketing

Security Marketing Case Study: Generating Website Leads

Posted September 22, 2016
4 minute read
When an alarm company in Southern Illinois approached us about generating leads via the internet, we immediately knew the project was going to be a fun step outside our comfort zone. We’re just a bunch of East Coast city dwellers. How does one reach a rural and largely agricultural community? Are they even online?
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Topics Digital Marketing, Lead generation, Security Company Marketing

Security Products Marketing: Competing with Cable Companies

Posted September 1, 2016
3 minute read
If you own a small to mid-size alarm company, you’ve probably noticed that competition is coming from more than just other security companies these days. Aside from competing with the big security corporations, DIY, and other dealerships, alarm companies have to contend with cable, phone and internet service providers offering security and home automation solutions.
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Topics Security Company Marketing