How to Avoid Content Marketing Mistakes

Seventy-three percent of B2B companies have a content marketing strategy, according to “B2B Content Marketing – Budgets, Benchmarks, and Trends,”  a research report produced by the Content Marketing Institute. Content marketing—a popular and effective marketing strategy—has taken on an even larger role since the beginning of the pandemic, when many in-person events and meetings were... Continue Reading →

Engineers are Embracing YouTube—So Should You

We’ll come right out and just say it: if your business isn’t using YouTube as a marketing channel, you probably should be. The just-published report, “2022 State of Marketing to Engineers,” from GlobalSpec and TREW Marketing, shows that 80 percent of engineers say YouTube is valuable to them when seeking information on the latest engineering technologies, industry trends, and products.

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 →

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 →

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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