Should You Advertise During a Supply Chain Crisis?

Many suppliers and manufacturers are confronting significant supply chain challenges. Some are having trouble finding needed parts. Some may be dealing with labor shortages; others are facing lengthy shipping delays. In turn, making sales and fulfilling orders has become difficult in the short term. It’s understandable if companies are tempted to pull back on advertising... Continue Reading →

Infrastructure Law Requires Marketing Response

The $1 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3684) was signed into law on November 15, 2021. The funding provided through this law will impact an entire ecosystem of domestic manufacturing industries, from contractors and their subcontractors to architects and designers, to machinery and industrial equipment companies, to the companies that create and install... Continue Reading →

Video Content that Engineers Value

The cardinal rule in content marketing is to engage your audience quickly. If you don’t, they will click away. It may seem ruthless, but this is the nature of a fast-paced world and short user attention spans. That’s why video content can be such an effective marketing tool. Good videos capture attention. They are faster,... Continue Reading →

Quick Checklist for a Product Launch

One of the most important and stressful responsibilities for a marketing team is supporting a new product launch. Everyone is excited about the upcoming product. Your colleagues and managers are hoping for a big impact. The whole company is looking at their marketing to create a buzz at launch time. Obviously, the worst possible thing... Continue Reading →

Recruiting Engineers? Marketing Can Help

The widespread shortage of technical and engineering skills has been exasperated further by the pandemic. Even though some companies have been forced to downsize due to the pandemic, the demand for engineering talent still far exceeds supply, according to research from Terminal, a company that builds remote engineering teams for its clients. Likely none of... Continue Reading →

How to Master Short-form Marketing Content

Last month, the Maven wrote a post offering tips for writing and producing long-form marketing content, such as white papers and research reports. This month, we’ll explore short form. If long form is anything over 1,000 words, then short form is anything less. The majority of marketing content your company produces is likely short form,... Continue Reading →

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