Our goal with this three part post has been to inspire the next generation of manufacturing leaders to think beyond themselves as they build their business. The mission and vision of MakingChips isn’t to grow Carr Machine & Tool, sell more cutting
If you are at least vaguely familiar with “Search Engine Optimization” (SEO) then you probably know it matters for sales and marketing. However, it’s rare for me to find another manufacturing leader that thinks about link building.
LinkedIn began in 2002—before the dawn of Facebook—and in my opinion has been misunderstood and mischaracterized ever since. Thus, many manufacturers have not taken full advantage of this powerful platform to promote their products, find new
Your website is still your biggest lead generation asset, but don’t overlook implementing social media strategy to reach the metalworking nation.
With well-defined buyer personas, the entire organization can better understand customers and create focused messaging to guide them to the company website and convert into leads.
Focus on the insight patterns within your interview transcripts to create the buyer personas for your industry.
Follow these simple instructions for a more strategic approach to interviewing your target buyers and maximizing the valuable insight you gather.
The process of locating and recruiting people to interview for your buyer personas needs to be a team effort across all company departments.
Learn how to identify what makes your company unique and how to turn that into something customers need.
Earlier this month, I attended a Technology & Manufacturing Association (TMA) peer group in Chicago, Illinois that was hosted by MXOtech. The discussion was based on the challenges with getting a foot in the door as a salesperson in today’s market.
Industrial manufacturers can grow their business using LinkedIn to find, connect, and communicate their marketing message while generating a steady stream of leads.
Industrial manufacturers can use video storytelling successfully to reel-in and guide customers and potential prospects through the buyer’s journey.