How Do Ads Follow You After You Visited a Website? Retargeting

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Ever notice that ads seem to pop up on other sites after you visited a website? It’s called Display Ad Retargeting. It is very effective way to promote your brand. Virginia Goulding from WTWH Marketing Lab gives an overview of this tool that is low-cost and effective. Continue reading

Tips for Differentiating Your Business from Competitors

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Every market today is a busy, crowded, competitive market. In the industrial sector, many companies offer similar products, components and services. The quest to stand out from the crowd and differentiate from your competitors is a difficult challenge, but once overcome will help you gain a stronger, more recognizable position in the market. Continue reading

Marketing Trends To Watch Out For In 2017

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Thought you might be interested in what is coming up in 2017 in B2M marketing. Some are common-sense, some are new strategies that will grow revenues. AJ Agrawal, a Forbes Contributor, provided some trends you should be paying attention to. Continue reading

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

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Information from CFE Media and Trew Marketing show that engineers subscribe a total of nine eNewsletters. They are information hungry bunch. Marketers use eNewsletters because of they provide the biggest bang for their bucks. 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

20 Predictions for 2016

I read Dana Severson’s, Director of Marketing at Promoter.io, and a sucker for annual predictions. He and his followers have suggested preposterous theories grounded in absolutely zero fact or logic. We added to the list. It’s a time to look ahead with unquestionable positivity and make some bold bets on what the future has in store. 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