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E-Commerce for Manufacturers and Distributors—What You Need to Know

E-Commerce for Manufacturers and Distributors—What You Need to Know

Historically, e-commerce for manufacturers and distributors has been lagging with some exceptions. I know of two industries that have adopted e-commerce quickly—distributors of industrial automation products and electronic components. However, times have changed. Industrial manufacturers and distributors are poised to dive right into e-commerce. The pandemic has accelerated the trend towards online sales. According to…

Content Preferences of Engineers and Industrial Buyers
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Content Preferences of Engineers and Industrial Buyers

Understanding the content preferences of engineers and industrial professionals is crucial to your success with industrial content marketing. That applies to the content for industrial websites too. Compounding the problem is the fact that engineers from all age groups do not respond the same way to your content. While everyone wants to reach the final…

5 Critical Components of a Successful Website Design for Manufacturers

5 Critical Components of a Successful Website Design for Manufacturers

Creating a successful website design for manufacturers takes careful planning, a deep understanding of how engineers and industrial buyers make decisions and a lot of hard work. These have nothing do with the aesthetics of the site. Applying a new skin to an existing website to make it look “pretty” won’t help you move the…

Marketing to Millennial Engineers

Marketing to Millennial Engineers

Marketing to millennial engineers requires a deep understanding of the age differences among the engineering workforce. I have talked about this in the past and it was also a key talking point of my presentation at the Industrial Marketing Summit, Content Marketing World 2019. Yes there are many key differences in how you market to…