An increasing number of people are talking instead of typing their searches. In 2016, Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced that 20% of mobile queries are voice searches. Google’s voice recognition technology is now 95% accurate, and there are more than 33 million devices in circulation that can process spoken commands.Read More »
It’s common sense that you need to drive traffic to your website in order to increase leads. And if you’re showing signs of growth, that’s a great start! But many companies get fooled by statistics showing heavy site traffic and essentially disregard how qualified — or unqualified — those visitors actually are.Read More »
Much like the machines on your shop floor, you want to make sure that your industrial marketing is optimized for peak performance. A/B testing (also referred to as split testing, multivariate testing, or iterative testing) can help you continuously calibrate your marketing efforts, ensuring maximum results.
Not familiar with the term, or curious how A/B testing works? Here’s what you need to know to get started.Read More »
B2B marketing evolves at a breakneck pace; with new trends, innovations, and technologies being developed every day, staying ahead of the curve can seem challenging. But keeping your marketing skills sharp and your know-how current is essential for remaining relevant among the competition.
This doesn’t mean you need to start making your own memes or communicating solely through emojis. Or that you need start using strange millennial slang in your content marketing. But it does mean you should be thinking about ways to hone your skills and increase your leads — which may even mean advancing your career at the same time.
Online marketing courses allow professionals to hone their skills on their own schedule, at their own pace, and can be hugely useful in gaining new leads. Below are five of the most popular online courses available.Read More »
The industrial manufacturing sector is constantly seeing new technological innovations and advancements as businesses compete to stay ahead of the competition and at the forefront of their industry. Similarly, digital B2B advertising and marketing practices undergo the same rapid rate of change and advancement. But with so many options and platforms available today, getting started can be daunting.
Some of the most common questions we field at Thomas involve a slew of acronyms — SEO, SEM, and PPC: What’s the difference between SEO, SEM, and PPC, and what can they do for my company?Read More »
Let’s say a manufacturing firm needs a new supplier. One of the first places they’ll go is the Internet. They enter some keywords, and Google or another search engine returns a list of results; this is an organic search.Read More »
Search Engine Optimization is a game with constantly changing rules, and if you want your site to rank prominently in search results, it’s imperative that you understand the latest rulebook.
Unfortunately, that’s easier said than done. Because, for all intents and purposes, there is no rulebook.Read More »
We talk a lot about SEO. Whether Google is making updates to its search results page and algorithms, we're keeping an eye on new search trends and sharing industrial SEO best practices — there's no shortage of discussion points.
Since we've covered optimization techniques, tips, and trends extensively in the past few months, we thought it would be helpful for you to take a step back and address what makes good SEO so particularly important for manufacturing companies.
Let's start at the beginning.Read More »