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Digital Marketing Strategy for Manufacturing Industry Professionals: Attract Inbound Leads to Your Website

Posted June 15, 2022
5 minute read
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Topics Content marketing, Inbound Marketing, SEO, Manufacturing Marketing

How Equipment Manufacturers Can Improve Content for Better SEO

Posted May 23, 2022
5 minute read
Producing content about your products and services is the most effective way to leverage organic search through an inbound marketing strategy (also known as content marketing). People such as engineers and plant managers searching for manufacturing equipment, typically experience a buyer’s journey that includes three phases: awareness, consideration, and decision. To leverage the power of inbound marketing for manufacturing equipment, content should be created or optimized for each of these stages in order to attract, engage and delight customers. 
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Topics Content marketing, Search engines, Inbound Marketing, SEO, Blogging, B2B Marketing, Manufacturing Marketing

Is Your Manufacturing Website Designed to Help or Hurt Marketing Efforts?

Posted April 29, 2022
3 minute read
Effective websites attract visitors to your pages over competitors’ but a poorly designed or non maintained website can actually drive away prospects. Your website is the face of your business and if done well, is the primary tool for capturing the attention of prospective customers.
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Topics Inbound Marketing, SEO, Digital Marketing, Manufacturing Marketing

Implementing a Content Strategy for Manufacturing Marketing for SEO

Posted April 7, 2022
4 minute read
The internet has the farthest reach of any advertising medium so if you want to get to the farthest corners of your market, generate good content about your products so those potential buyers can find you. We often hear that a manufacturers’ products are so niched that the best way to reach a target market is through networking and at tradeshows. Networking with current and prospective customers in-person will never be wrong, but remember that your prospects and customers ARE on the internet, searching for solutions to their daily manufacturing problems. Nearly 70% of engineers say they use supplier websites to research products and services (Trew Marketing & Global Spec 2022 Survey). Just like you, they read emails and social posts from leaders in their industry to learn about the latest innovations and market trends. They are searching for ways to improve production, reduce costs and impress their boss with the newest industry information. In addition to your networking efforts, your website is a 24/7 research tool; that if set up well, with robust content, will provide answers that put you in the spotlight as the subject matter expert. However, if your site does not answer product questions, or worse, is not ranked for the key search words and phrases, then your competition could snag your leads. In our 2021 survey of equipment manufacturers, content marketing ranked by far the digital marketing tactic that they were having the most success with.
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Topics SEO, Lead generation, Manufacturing Marketing

Understanding Keyword Rankings and SEO for Manufacturers

Posted October 1, 2020
3 minute read
Search engine optimization, or SEO, is a recommended strategy for all companies, including manufacturing businesses. With SEO strategies in place, you can gain more organic traffic, quality leads, brand awareness, and, ultimately, an increase in revenue.
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Topics SEO, Manufacturing Marketing

[Video] Our Favorite DIY Digital Marketing Tools For 2019

Posted June 6, 2019
1 minute read
We spend a lot of time researching and trying out tools to improve the results of our clients' marketing efforts, to measure those results, and to simply make our time more productive.  Last year, our broadcast about our favorite DIY digital marketing tools was a big hit. Many small and medium sized businesses are looking for user-friendly and inexpensive solutions to make their marketing more effective, and we are happy to share what we've learned! Because the digital world moves so quickly, and we had many more to share, we decided to put out a new show with an updated list of tools to consider adding to your marketing technology stack.
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Topics Content marketing, Inbound Marketing, SEO, Digital Marketing

The Most Creative Use Of SEO I've Ever Seen

Posted August 24, 2018
1 minute read
In 2016, WebStrategies acquired Impression Marketing. One of Impression’s partners, Anne Moss, left the agency world following the suicide of her son the prior year. 
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Topics SEO

Our Favorite DIY Digital Marketing Tools

Posted March 28, 2018
1 minute read
There is no single tool that can handle all of your digital marketing needs. There are several platforms that come close, particularly marketing automation systems, but you'll still need to supplement that system with some additional programs to round out your digital marketing toolkit. One way to go is to hire a marketing agency that already has all of the systems needed at their disposal, but when you're starting out or if you've only contracted out a portion of your marketing efforts to an agency, you can take advantage of some very effective low-or-no-cost DIY tools.    
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Topics Content marketing, Inbound Marketing, SEO, Digital Marketing

How Voice Search Impacts Digital Marketing [Video]

Posted December 22, 2017
1 minute read
In our recent Facebook Live broadcast we discussed just how prevalent voice search has become, and why marketers need to pay attention.
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Topics SEO, Digital Marketing

SEO Strategy- Budgeting for SEO [FB Live]

Posted March 15, 2017
1 minute read
In the last episode of WebStrategies Live, we discussed how to approach budgeting for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) services, and some of the key factors to consider. Whether you outsource your SEO strategy to a digital marketing agency or use an internal SEO specialist, setting a realistic budget and being able to access measurable results are keys to your success. Watch the broadcast below.  
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Topics Marketing budgets, SEO, Digital Marketing