Facebook Messenger is the latest trend in chatbots for the supply chain. Here are powerful numbers to prove why your brand needs to be active on the messaging platform. Patience is a virtue of the past. Today’s buyers want (and expect) marketers to actively engage with them throughout the purchasing journey. And offering them generic
Our infographic gives you everything from the basics to the specifics of using Reddit for B2B marketing. Highlights: Reddit is a social platform made up of thousands of individual forums where users can post content and vote on its relevance and value. The first rule of Reddit: avoid overt brand promotion and sales pitches. Creating
Ushering qualified leads through the sales funnel requires the right kind of content at the right time. Here’s what kind of content you need for ToFu, MoFu, and BoFu. Highlights: ToFu, MoFu, and BoFu are abreviations for top of funnel, middle of funnel, and bottom of funnel, respectively. ToFu content should be geared toward audience
As digital natives flood the purchasing landscape, visual presentation is critical. Our infographic offers tips to improve your visual content to resonate with today’s buyers. Highlights: Visual content can be more easily digestible and compelling than purely text-based content. Optimize your visual content for search engines by accompanying it with searchable text and tags. Keep
Knowing when and how often to tweet is just as important what you post. Here’s how often your business should be tweeting. Highlights: Be consistent with your tweeting frequency, while keeping content fresh. To determine how often to tweet for your business, experiment with different posting frequencies, and use analytics tools to track your results.
U.S. Consumers will shell out $6.78 billion on food for cookouts and picnics for the Fourth of July 2019. Highlights: Holiday food spending is projected to be down slightly from recent years. More Americans than ever (48.9 million) are planning to travel this Fourth of July. Men are expected to spend about $10 more on
An effective social media strategy requires data. Here are our 10 favorite social media analytics tools to empower you with insights that will boost your social media game. Highlights: Hootsuite and Sprout Social are all-around social media management tools that offer analytics. Google Analytics is an overall powerhouse tool to track the performance of all
We get many queries from manufacturers about social marketing — mostly, why and how should I use it — so here are our answers to the most-popular questions manufacturers ask about social media. Highlights: Facilitate networking opportunities, thought leadership, and prospect/client relationships. Consider using popular platforms like YouTube and Instagram to engage users and drive
Blogging should be a central part of your content marketing strategy. Here are our top tips for creating and sustaining a successful supply chain blog in 2019. Highlights: Blogging needs to be a central part of your content marketing strategy. Focus on quality over quantity. Make all posts mobile-friendly. It’s the start of a new
Aligning sales and marketing can help achieve big-picture goals. Here are the top five sales and marketing posts of 2018 that highlight how these two teams can work together. The sales process is often a complicated journey that includes uphill climbs and unexpected roadblocks. Sales teams are all too familiar with these obstacles, but they
These are the top 10 most-viewed supply chain and logistics posts of 2018. Our goal throughout the year is to provide our readers with the latest news and happenings in the supply chain and logistics industry, with a focus on content marketing. We hope to educate and enlighten our readers with industry insight, tips, and
Repurposing content is an efficient way to reach a broader audience and build brand awareness. You spent hours pouring over stats and interesting facts for a blog post. Don’t let all of that effort fall to the wayside. Breathe new life — and reach new audiences — by repurposing that content into engaging new formats.