Create Online Videos and Your Customers Will Love You For It

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Guess what? About half of your customers and prospects use online videos for work-related purposes too. They are seeking solutions for motor sizing, Ethernet cabling issues, pump volume curve performance, software capability, etc. Today, video is a low-cost and easily distributed tactic to reach your customers and prospects with high value information with a minimum investment. Continue reading

How to Make Your Email Results Better, Copy Tips

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I’ve seen some powerful email copy – and some are that are truly head scratching. No matter if you are writing copy or approve copy, these tips can result better results. Use these tips for email, but also all communications materials. Continue reading

Why Email Marketing is a Smart Idea to Help Your Business Grow

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Today’s marketers need to do more with less. They need to connect with their audience in a highly personalized way, while staying on budget. Marketers that can do this – connect with their prospects and customers in a highly targeted way – will be successful in delivering ROI and revenue back to the business. Continue reading

What Engineers Want from Your Website. Data to Help You Get the Business

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Your company website shouldn’t be your only marketing channel, but it can serve as the hub for your marketing strategy. Your goals should be to drive customers to your site, give them reasons to stay, and motivate them to engage with you. Continue reading

How Engineers Get Their Information. Data to Help You Get the Business

Looking to market to engineers? They are tough sells. Right brain, skeptical, performance-driven and cost conscious. But, they are prime buying influences.

CFE Media (publishers of Control Engineering, Consulting-Specifying Engineer, Oil & Gas Engineering, and Plant Engineering) and TREW Marketing partnered to survey CFE Media’s collective audience of 1,000 engineers about how they get their information. Continue reading

Internet of Things. The Coming Revolution

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a concept where products can be controlled through the Internet using well-known technologies such as smart phones, pads and computers. Soon, Internet of Things will offer users the ability to interact with nearly every product, equipment and devices they interact with.

For example, your refrigerator will let you know when you are running low on eggs, or the expiration date of milk. It then adds eggs and milk to grocery list on your phone, or send this information to your grocery store. Continue reading

Get Ready for the Changing Face of B2B Marketing

The business-to-business marketplace is changing. While this may not come as a surprise, the way things are evolving might serve as a wake-up call for some brands. That’s because over the past two years, there have been some rather interesting shifts, not just in how B2B buying decisions are happening, but also in who’s responsible for them. Continue reading

Why Website Messaging Must Be Part of Your Company’s Sales Pitch

New research reveals that the average sales cycle in nearly all industries has shortened dramatically. Just a decade ago, closing a sale required an average of 5.6 personal interactions. Today, the decision to buy develops in a blistering 1.7 meetings. What’s more, many prospects reach their decision before the salesperson slams the car door shut in the parking lot. Continue reading

Are You Ready for the Industrial Buyer Revolution?

Buyers are now on the driver’s seat armed with a wealth information from the Internet. Fact is, new buyers aren’t raising their hands until they’re two-thirds or more through the sales cycle. They have new tools to find the information they need before they interact with salespeople.

Business revolutions are messy. Continue reading

13 Costly Sales Messaging Mistakes

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Any one of these 13 sales messaging mistakes could be costing you money. From failing to find persuasive messaging, to telling your story in a boring way that makes prospects switch off, to arming sales people with the wrong sales tools – if you make these mistakes, your sales will suffer. Continue reading