Product Life-Cycle Marketing from Start to Finish

While PLM mainly governs design, engineering, and production, marketing also plays a vital role.

A popular and instrumental industrial process for the past three decades, product life-cycle management (PLM) has brought continuity and surging revenues to more than a few sluggish industries. This major breakthrough was initiated in 1985 by American Motors Corporation, which sought to ramp up its production in order to throw their hat in the ring… Read more »

The 10 Best Industrial Websites

There's a lot to learn from these industrial leaders and their online presences.

A strong industrial website is important for setting the tone with your customers, regardless of your industry vertical. Long gone are the days when you could get by with a sub-par industrial website. Everything from the look of the site to the messaging to — most importantly — the site’s ability to convert your visitors into prospects… Read more »

How to Win at Online Truck Driver Recruiting

Take charge of your staffing needs with these three pillars of a digital recruitment strategy.

If you’re involved at all in truck driver recruiting, you know that the field has historically been dominated by media companies that sell advertising space. Many of these companies were magazine publishers that branched out into online publishing and began posting content and making new ad products available on their burgeoning list of websites, which… Read more »

XML Feeds for Online Recruitment Campaigns

Promote hundreds of jobs across the Web by using XML feeds to distribute your job listings.

For industries that need a constant stream of new job applicants, such as logistics, job recruitment campaigns involve posting hundreds of jobs to dozens of job boards. Sounds like quite the ongoing project, right? Well yes, but fortunately you can automate things using XML feeds. XML feeds are commonly used by job-search websites, such as Indeed, Monster,… Read more »

How to Get the Most Out of Your Marketing Agency

What you get depends a lot on what you give. Here's how to maximize your agency relationship.

You’re in love. You met over coffee and you’ve progressed from lunch meetings to quality time spent at each other’s places. You’ve learned about each other’s past. You’ve shared your goals. Rose colored glasses firmly in place, you commit, sign some paperwork, and together take that leap of faith that signals both parties’ mutual commitment… Read more »

All Industrial Websites Need These Features

If it's missing any of these components, your industrial website isn't as effective as it could be.

Today’s industrial websites are similar to most other sites, but they have specific features that help users get the most out of them. The purpose of most industrial websites is to attract and convert visitors as leads, or to drive sales directly through eCommerce. The features listed below will help all industrial websites reach these… Read more »

Project Management Software: Four Solutions for Project Success

Here are four great tools for keeping complex projects on schedule and on budget.

When you’re dealing with multifaceted integrated marketing, project management software is just as important to a marketing agency as the team members who contribute to the actual work. These tools lay the groundwork for entire projects, from start to finish, and the right tools allow for the seamless management of team members, clients, budgets, and deliverables…. Read more »

Using Business Chat Software to Create Efficiencies

Trouble collaborating with just a phone and email? Sign on with chat to get results.

We’ve all had the experience of sifting through email trying to find that thread you had with a co-worker about last month’s TPS reports. When you finally find the last message in the chain, you open it up to begin the next phase of your archaeological mission: scrolling through message upon message, signature upon signature,… Read more »