Unique Challenges in Manufacturing Content Marketing

Unique Challenges in Manufacturing Content Marketing

Manufacturing content marketing has its own challenges and frustrations as many industrial marketers have experienced. I touched on some of them in my last post about writing technical blog posts. While the age-old problem of “What should we write about?” still exists, new research findings show a myriad of other challenges. Some of these may…

Writing Technical Blog Posts for Engineers and Industrial Professionals

Writing Technical Blog Posts for Engineers and Industrial Professionals

Writing technical blog posts is not the most popular topic of discussion for many manufacturers and engineering companies. In my experience, industrial blogging is an underused content marketing tactic for many of these companies. The two most common objections that I hear are: Writing fresh and relevant content regularly for industrial blogging is too consuming…

Industrial Blogs are Essential in Lead Generation

Industrial Blogs are Essential in Lead Generation

Industrial blogs are not often talked about by manufacturers when it comes to lead generation. They tend to brush it off as too time consuming and/or not very effective. They are not completely wrong about their complaints, but don’t be too quick to discard industrial blogging. Let’s face it, your audience of engineers and industrial…

Industrial Blogging – An Underutilized Content Marketing Tactic

Industrial blogging is usually not a favorite subject of discussion with my manufacturing and engineering clients. Probably the most common complaint I hear is, “We’ve been blogging for a while but haven’t seen any tangible results (leads, sales opportunities etc.).” Another major concern is that it is too time consuming to create fresh and relevant…

To Blog, or Not to Blog…That’s the Question Many Industrial Companies are Asking

Manufacturers, distributors and engineering companies have read or heard about all the benefits of content marketing in general and blogging in particular but many are still sitting on the fence. I’m often asked the question, “Should we start a blog?” It is a simple question but the answer is not a simple yes or a…

Winning the Engineer’s Mindshare with Industrial Blogging

Engineers love a challenge and solving problems. They are always on the lookout for gaining knowledge from their peers. They trust and have more confidence in reading or hearing something from other engineers. One engineer to another is a far more powerful tool than sales messaging when it comes to building trust and establishing thought…