Paying for space on search engines goes by many different names: pay-per-click (PPC), paid search, search engine marketing. No matter what you call it, there are several ways you should be using it to market your manufacturing company.
1. Get New Products Seen Quick!
Are you launching a new product? Do you want to get traffic to your site and can’t wait for it to rank organically? You can create a campaign in Google AdWords and start sending traffic to your site within a few hours.… Read the rest
I’m sure all of us have made a purchase of some kind online in the last month, and we’re not alone. According to Internet Retailer, US e-retail sales are expected to reach 259 billion in 2014, up 7% from 2013. And there are other predictions out there that web will account for 11% of all retail sales in 2015. Will your advertising be competitive enough to take a piece of that pie? Following these tips will help you get there.… Read the rest
On February 20th, Fathom had the pleasure of attending the 2014 Evolution of Manufacturing Conference in Cleveland, Ohio. Manufacturers, service providers, and educators from all over the Northeast Ohio area met to discuss the convergence of manufacturing and IT.
The event, hosted by Smart Business, was focused on the state of the manufacturing industry. The industry is in constant evolution, more so than almost any other industry out there today (other than the tech industry itself!).… Read the rest
After working with Higher Education clients for over 10 years, I’ve realized it’s not easy to get stakeholder buy-in.
Each university has its own hierarchy of decision makers that must be navigated carefully and politically. Some schools continue to have centralized marketing, while others have adopted a page from the for-profit world, hiring a CMO and Digital Marketing Manager. A majority of schools require buy-in from each program department.
Along the way, I’ve learned some secrets to helping higher education institutions adopt digital marketing tactics – and new ideas:
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Just as hospital clinicians are aggressively fighting accidental infections at every turn, so too must hospital marketers diligently battle the numerous dangers threatening their online data. We all know that MRSA – methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus - is a serious problem in healthcare; what not enough healthcare executives understand is that inaccurate Google Analytics tracking is causing “garbage in, garbage out” at hospitals nationwide. Service line managers should be reviewing, analyzing, and cleaning their data meticulously, so they can not only optimize their online conversions, but also trust their data and advocate for additional financial resources.… Read the rest