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Manufacturing Brand Marketing Mistakes

Industrial manufacturers might not have the advertising allure of consumer brands. But they still need a manufacturing brand marketing strategy to compete for customers. Most manufacturing leaders understand the importance of marketing. On the other hand, some industry giants face mistakes and misconceptions. As a result, their manufacturing brand marketing

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LinkedIn: Your B2B Marketing Bestie

If you haven’t made LinkedIn your B2B marketing bestie, now’s the time to change that. In B2B marketing, LinkedIn is a powerful tool for building brand awareness and relationships with prospective customers. It’s also an excellent employee recruiting tool. The platform is the No. 1 social networking site among Fortune

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To Accomplish More, Lead With Kindness

Growing up, the only business role model I had was my dad. He was charismatic (when he needed to be). He was wildly successful. The problem was that he ruled his company with an iron fist. He led with fear, and people in his wake were often left shaking in

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Don’t Let a Slow Website Crush Your Business

Maddening, isn’t it? You’re waiting for a slow website to load, and an eternity later … Nothing. It’s as awful as being in line at your local big-box store on the Saturday before Christmas. When the site finally appears bit by painstaking bit, you’re ready to give up and leave.

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Is Your Brand Safe From ‘Typo Squatting’?

There’s a new lesson for your digital marketing strategy every day. As if COVID-19 and inflation weren’t enough, your brand must worry about “typo squatting.” That’s when scammers, hackers and other exploiters hijack website domain names. They buy variants of domains with misspelled names. Two examples are “Gooogle” and “Verizan.”

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Brand marketing case studies

The Why and How of Customer Case Studies

Why are customer case studies so important? Customer case studies prove your company delivers results. You can tell prospects that your company “meets and exceeds expectations. Doing that, however, isn’t as credible as real customers sharing real successes. Unfortunately, case studies often promote what businesses do. Instead, they should focus

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For brand marketing trust, cite your statistics from credible and original sources

The Truth About Statistics and Brand Marketing Trust

As a marketer, I’m always on the hunt for relevant statistics that support my content and promote brand marketing trust. I’m also a former journalist. With that in mind, I make sure the statistics come from original and credible sources that I can cite. Not everyone is as careful.  That’s bad

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Writing a Content-First Website That Your Target Audiences Will Love

Writing content-first websites will save you many headaches, especially when it comes to time and resources. Letting design take precedence is inefficient and can cost more money than letting content drive the process. Developing a website without a content-first approach is like buying materials to build a house without a

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Printing blocks spell "Adventure" image on web copy blunder: beware of J Peterman Syndrome

Web Copy Blunder: ‘J. Peterman’ Syndrome

Does writing web copy sometimes remind you of those “choose your own adventure” books from your childhood? In these books, you could turn to page “x” if you wanted the protagonist to go down the staircase into the dark and foreboding basement. Alternatively, you could turn to page “y” if

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