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Brian Bzdawka

Brian Bzdawka

Brian is the Creative Director at Trending Up. When he's not designing graphics, creating videos and working on marketing strategies, Brian enjoys drawing, hanging with his two (soon to be three) kids, eating tacos and being nice.

Recent Posts by Brian Bzdawka:

What Specialized Manufacturers Need to Consider About Design and Brand

You're not Coca-Cola.  I'm pretty sure you knew that already, but just in case.  But, what that means is your marketing dollars need to be spent targeting very specific people.  Specialized manufacturing in the USA has become an efficient market. Creating and maintaining a competitive edge means staying innovative when it comes to your core business and improving all aspects of the business - including design and brand.

 

Topics: Content Marketing Website Development Marketing Strategy Expertise Marketing

Some of the Main Benefits of Content Marketing for Manufacturing Businesses

We are assuming that you, like most other manufacturing companies, gather most of your leads through avenues such as trade shows, referrals, and word-of-mouth? You probably spend money on outbound marketing, but don’t really understand what the ROI is, if there is any at all? And, it’s probably near impossible for you to have success with cold calling because your product or service is too complicated to explain in such a brief conversation. Right? That is exactly why an inbound methodology for your manufacturing company is what you need – setting yourself up as an educational resource with useful content is the perfect way to explain your complicated widget or product.

 

Marketing Your Manufacturing Business Should Be About ROI. PERIOD.

Believe me.  We get it.  It’s not easy to make the long-term investment over the short-term, instant spend when it comes to marketing your manufacturing company.  Don’t you feel that way?

Seeing your logo on a web banner, your name on a billboard, or even hearing your voice in a radio ad can make you feel like you are doing something impactful to promote your business – plus it kinda makes you feel cool.  So many eyeballs! So many ears!

But what really matters? The mother driving her kids to school seeing your billboard or hearing your radio ad?  Or getting your message in front of actual potential customers? (Spoiler: It's the second one)

 

How Buyer Personas Ensure a Smart Marketing Investment for Manufacturing Companies

I am sure that there are a ton of people thinking… what the hell is a buyer persona and why is this important to me? Well, honestly, those are great questions. Kudos to you for admitting that you don’t know and taking a step towards enlightening yourself.  Trust me – this topic is worth the read!

 

When someone is online searching for answers, they want the most relevant information possible.  When you are online, isn't that what YOU want? Well, in order to make sure your marketing investment is being spent on providing and pushing out relevant information to attract the right people, first you need to know exactly who those RIGHT people are.

 

Topics: Buyer Personas Marketing for B2B Manufacturing Blogs Personalization Marketing Strategy quality leads SEO

Why Your Manufacturing Company's Website Needs Premium Content Guarded by Forms

A B2B marketing strategy for a manufacturing business HAS to utilize premium content such as eBooks! It allows your website to become your #1 salesperson, all while providing the exact knowledge about your service or product that you want to be sharing.

 

If your manufacturing company’s website isn’t utilizing premium content guarded by forms, YOU ARE MISSING OUT ON POTENTIAL QUALIFIED LEADS! I can break this down to two main reasons to jump on board:

 

Topics: Buyer Personas Content Marketing Marketing for B2B Manufacturing Blogs

7 Easy Social Media Tips for Food Equipment Manufacturing Companies

For some of you I can understand how you might scoff at the words “social media” and “easy” in the same sentence.  It can easily feel like a young man’s game. (Or woman’s game – didn’t mean to exclude – its just an expression.) You have to keep up with the trends and the lingo… tweeting, sending snappers, likes, pokes, bitmojis, blocking, hide from newsfeed, stop sending me game invites, I don’t want to play Farm Heroes so STOP ASKING!

Topics: Social Media Manufacturing Blogs