Adapting Your Industrial Content Marketing Strategy for COVID-19

Adapting Your Industrial Content Marketing Strategy for COVID-19

Industrial content marketing strategy needs adjusting and fine-tuning to adapt to changes during this unprecedented time of COVID-19. Life and business as we know them have changed significantly. Some of these changes are highly likely to be permanent even after the crisis is over (Whenever that will be). Not surprisingly, some companies will cut back…

Content Preferences of Engineers and Industrial Buyers

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…

Content Marketing for Manufacturers: Are You Using its Full Power?

Content Marketing for Manufacturers: Are You Using its Full Power?

My initial conversations with industrial companies about content marketing for manufacturers usually start something like this, “We can’t be found in Google or other search engines. We want to rank high. We’ve read that content marketing is the way to go. Can you help us?” There is absolutely nothing wrong with that stated goal for…

Technical Content Creation for Manufacturing Marketing

Technical Content Creation for Manufacturing Marketing

Technical content creation is a big challenge for manufacturing marketers of all sizes. Is it any wonder that content creation is the most commonly outsourced content marketing activity by manufacturing marketers? “64% of manufacturing marketers outsource at least one content marketing activity; content creation is the activity they’re most likely to outsource (87%).” (Source: Manufacturing…

The State of Manufacturing Content Marketing 2020

The State of Manufacturing Content Marketing 2020

Manufacturing content marketing has come a long way since it is early years. There are many positive trends as seen in the latest research report, Manufacturing Content Marketing 2020, Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends published by the Content Marketing Institute. Yet, challenges remain as the survey shows and the reality that I see with my manufacturing…

How Industrial Distributors Can Use Content Marketing

How Industrial Distributors Can Use Content Marketing

Content marketing for industrial distributors can be very challenging. The biggest problem I’ve seen is that there is very little differentiation between distributors serving the same niche. Their competitors show the same line cards and unless they sell online directly, site visitors can’t see prices, nor do they have any idea about the lead time….