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Advertising On Thomasnet.com: Does The Thomas Network Really Work?

If you tried to replicate all of the supplier evaluation activity on the platform that happens in a single month, it would take you 7.5 years — without sleeping.

The industry's most trusted sourcing platform at Thomasnet.com hosts more than 500,000 North American suppliers and brings millions of buyers each month. In fact, every second, a supplier is evaluated by a buyer on the platform.

That said, you might still have additional questions about the platform and how it works — we understand, especially about the results we deliver to manufacturers and industrial companies like yours.

So, in this post, we'll be sharing some additional insight and answers on how Thomasnet.com really works.

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How a big company chooses new vendors and suppliers
Procurement

How To Become A Supplier For Big Companies

Becoming an approved supplier for a large global company can change your business dramatically, but landing a big customer takes far more than a hello and a handshake.

If you want your company get selected in the buying process, we have insights and tips to share — below, we'll talk about how big companies choose new suppliers, along with what manufacturers and industrial companies can do to increase their chances of earning new business from them. 

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Procurement

How To Find Veteran-Owned Suppliers on Thomasnet.com

Whether you're in need of new blood in your supply chain or trying to build up your list of diverse suppliers, Thomas can help save you time and hassle in sourcing exactly what you need. Thomasnet.com® offers detailed information on North American companies in over 75,000 categories of products and services, not to mention our CAD file library, whitepapers, and guides. In this article we're here to show you how to make the most of Thomasnet.com's features by covering the basics of finding and sourcing from the 6,200+ veteran-owned companies on our platform.

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Manufacturing and Industrial

Thomas Factory Tours: Industrial Video Production Examples for Custom Manufacturers and OEMs

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Thomas WebTrax vs Google Analytics
Sourcing

How Thomas WebTrax Differs From Google Analytics, The Thomas Network & More

More than 11,000 manufacturers use Thomas WebTrax to turn anonymous website traffic into real, actionable leads for their businesses.

However, we understand that you may still have questions about WebTrax, how it fits in with other Thomas solutions, and how it stacks up to other tools available in the marketplace. Hopefully, this post clears things up and helps you decide which solution works best for your industrial business.

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Thomas network industrial buyers
Sourcing

Who Are The Industrial Buyers On The Thomas Network?

You know who your target customers are. 

You know what you can do for them and why they should choose you over your competition.

As for when you'd like them to contact you? ASAP would be nice, right?

The only problem is, you don't know where they all are. 

The good news is we do. Your prospective buyers are on our platform and enables you to engage industrial in-market buyers at every possible touchpoint in the buying process.

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Manufacturing and Industrial

Manufacturing Day 2020: STEM Resources for High School and College Students

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Sourcing

Thomasnet.com® Buyer Experience Updated with Thomas Account Features

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