Is the Metalworking Nation Really Running out of Workers?

Challenges: News, Community, Workforce

In this week’s MakingChips news segment, Nick shared an article from LinkedIn Business titled, These Industries Will Face the Biggest Talent Shortages by 2030, where manufacturing was third on the list.

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Five Things Anyone in Manufacturing Can Do to Up Their Social Media Game

Challenges: Community, Growth, Workforce, Read

Your website is still your biggest lead generation asset, but don’t overlook implementing social media strategy to reach the metalworking nation.

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Dear Foxconn, We Want Our (Tax) Money Back. Thank you.

Challenges: News, Community, Workforce

In this week’s MakingChips podcast episode we discussed the Bloomberg news article, “Inside Wisconsin’s Disastrous $4.5 Billion Deal with Foxconn”, by Austin Carr (no relation to our very own Jim Carr).

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How to Embrace Change to Evolve in Manufacturing

Challenges: Community, Growth

Change is scary, but when it is embraced, it encourages development and opens new doors of opportunity.

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What are the 5 C's to Grow My Manufacturing Business on LinkedIn?

Challenges: Leadership, Community, Growth

Industrial manufacturers can grow their business using LinkedIn to find, connect, and communicate their marketing message while generating a steady stream of leads.

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How to Shorten the Sales Cycle for Your Industrial Sales Team

Challenges: Leadership, Community

Leveraging simple, but powerful techniques to shorten the sales cycle and create a repeatable process for your industrial sales team.

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How to Make Your Manufacturing Mission Statement Customer-Focused and Unique

Challenges: Leadership, Community

Building a predictable revenue engine requires creating a company mission centered on the goals of customers and a culture of helping customers achieve those goals.

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How Does Inbound Marketing Work for Industrial Manufacturers

Challenges: Leadership, Community, Growth

Inbound marketing is a great way for industrial manufacturers to build a successful and optimized marketing strategy to attract leads and potential customers.

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