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Manufacturing Pay Per Click
Social Media

Display vs. Search vs. Social Ads in PPC Advertising

Pay-per-click (PPC) advertising has become a popular — and effective — marketing tool for many manufacturing companies. 

However, if you're new to PPC, it's important to know that there are several disciplines that fall underneath the PPC umbrella. Understanding the differences and figuring out which industrial PPC strategy will work best for your company isn’t always easy or straightforward. We’ll explore the advantages and disadvantages to each below.

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Marketing Myths
Social Media

The Worst Industrial Marketing Advice We’ve Ever Heard

There’s a ton of bad industrial marketing advice out there. We’ve heard it all, from our competitors, your competitors, and even some of our customers. In today’s “age of information,” in which everyone and their grandma’s aunt has an opinion and a platform on which to share it, finding legitimate, proven industrial marketing advice can be tricky.

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How To Not Be Annoying On LinkedIn

In the ever-changing social media landscape, LinkedIn has proven to be a trusted resource for professionals in every industry. As such, it can be a great tool for networking, keeping in touch with old colleagues, recruiting new employees, finding job opportunities, and showcasing your professional knowledge and experience, particularly for those working in industrial marketing.

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Industrial Marketing With Quora
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How To Grow Your Manufacturing Business By Connecting With Engineers On Quora

Quora, the social media platform where people ask and answer questions, challenges the old saying that no one likes a know-it-all. Active community members (you can call them "Quorans" if you want) have earned the respect and deference of their peers by providing thoughtful and useful responses that demonstrate skill, experience and wisdom. There are thousands of influencers who have built a following on the network by regularly engaging with threads related to their passions and areas of expertise.

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Marketing Blogs
Social Media

7 Marketing Blogs Worth Your Follow

In the constantly-changing landscape of today’s digital world, it’s important to stay current with industrial marketing trends. Factor in the growing number of marketing agencies, each offering their own (in some cases … questionable) advice, and it gets increasingly difficult to discern the useful marketing guidance from the rest of the distracting industry chatter.

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Social Media Content Mix
Social Media

Achieving The Right Mix Of Social Media Content For Manufacturing Marketing

Playing an increasingly important role in today’s digital industrial marketing landscape, social media allows industrial professionals to meaningfully connect with their existing client base and showcase their expertise while attracting new prospects.

Posting regularly on social media is paramount to gaining broader brand awareness and positioning yourself as a knowledgeable industry leader. But just being on a social media platform isn’t enough. Even staying active isn’t enough. To really get the most out of social media, you need to truly engage your audience.

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