In today’s increasingly digital landscape, email marketing is one of the best ways to remain top-of-mind with existing customers while gaining traction with potential leads. HubSpot's State Of Marketing Report states that promotional emails are still the number one type of email used by marketers. Smart email marketing tactics not only allow you to grow brand awareness, they also help spread the word about your content offerings and company news. When combined with other inbound marketing efforts, you can engage high-quality leads.Read More »
For manufacturers, every website visit means there’s a chance a prospect could evaluate you as a potential supplier, sign up to learn more about your services, or reach out with a request for quote. If you’re taking efforts to grow your brand awareness and generate new traffic, it’s important to understand these different website traffic sources and how to grow each of them.Read More »
Customer retention can often mean the difference between your company thriving or dying. This makes the loss of major customers one of the greatest risk factors for manufacturing businesses. Your consistent goal should be to go to any lengths necessary to retain these keystone clients. However, throughout even a vastly successful company’s lifespan, this kind of paradigm-shifting customer loss can — and will — occur.Read More »
Consumers buy differently today than they did 10 years ago.
Before the internet, sales teams relied on cold calls, print advertising, and word of mouth to grow their business. Today, the marketing and sales landscape offers a virtually endless number of platforms and channels to reach buyers.
However, none of those digital marketing channels are effective without a strong website.Read More »
First, industrial marketers must understand that not all leads are created equal — and the industrial buyer's journey is actually pretty complicated.Read More »
Thomas Navigator Vs. Shopify: What's The Best Catalog Management & eCommerce Toolset For Manufacturers?
The rapid pace of innovation and the number of technologies available in the market have caused eCommerce to emerge as a major necessity for businesses in all industries, including the manufacturing and industrial distribution space. B2B buyers' expectations of personal shopping experiences and seamless online transactions have also been carving the manufacturing industry's path to transformation.Read More »
This month we're excited to celebrate hitting a milestone: the Thomasnet.comⓇ number of users per month has passed 1.5 million. We like to celebrate the smaller milestones too though, like the addition of more than 700 new suppliers to our database during the past month. We've picked out our favorite ten of this new group below.Read More »
Everyone has a knack for something. Ours is a knack for finding the right categories to suit your needs, from trendier items like private label juice to essential basics like marine gaskets. Browse the list of our favorite new categories below to see what we've added over the past month.Read More »
More than 70% of today’s B2B buyers are tech-savvy millennials, and they’re researching your company online before contacting you. So if you’re not providing a smooth website user experience, chances are you’re losing prospects to competitors.Read More »