Manufacture Success: 5 Ways to Build a Healthy Relationship With Your Marketing Agency

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You want to get more out of your marketing budget and really feel it was worth it a year from now — even five years down the road. You’d like to meet business goals faster, so you can grow into the future. Building a strong client agency relationship with your marketing agency gets you there. When you treat […]

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How to Create Engaging Video Content for Your Brand

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With attention spans of 8.25 seconds, shorter than that of the average goldfish, you don’t have a lot of time to grab the attention of your target audience. Explainer video and other short videos could be a great direction to go in to grab that attention! In a recent survey, 78% of respondents saw an […]

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Manufacture Success: Employee Retention in the Retail Lumber Industry

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The pandemic has resulted in the biggest workforce culture shift in decades. One of the industries most affected is the lumber industry. The Great Resignation has rippled through the retail lumber sector, causing many employees to leave their jobs, never to return. What is the underlying issue? How can an employer improve employee retention during the Great […]

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Using Paid Media in 2022 to Hire Smarter

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Things have changed a lot in the last few years when it comes to hiring new employees. Not only are today’s job seekers more specific about what they’re looking for in a potential employer, but they have plenty of options. Furthermore, they aren’t willing to stick around at a company that doesn’t offer competitive wages, […]

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Manufacture Success: A Guide to Building and Supporting Distributor Partnerships

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If you’re looking to really grow your building materials company in the coming year, then you definitely want to consider working with a distributor. Why? Distributors act as sales agents for your business, finding ways and leveraging existing connections to get your products into the hands of retailers, who then ultimately sell directly to consumers. […]

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Build Better: Improving Customer Experience Using Technology in the Supply Chain

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Technology makes it easy for consumers to track retail orders straight to their doorstep. Now it is time for manufacturers to follow suit by adopting the latest inventory management software. It’s no secret that the convenience of online apps boomed during the COVID-19 pandemic. With more people stuck at home, the process of using a […]

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Are You Ready? Planning for In-Person Trade Shows and Events in 2022

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After a much longer hiatus than any of us could have planned, trade shows and in-person events for the building materials industry are back in 2022. To say that this news is exciting would be an absolute understatement. Our ER Marketing team has missed seeing all of you — and we know you’ve missed being […]

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Feast or Famine: Minimizing Slow Periods in Sales with Digital Marketing

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Every business has been there — that moment when work dries up after a period of heavy sales only a few weeks or months before. Known as feast or famine, this type of cycle can make it hard to pay your bills or handle payroll when the number of paying customers has dwindled. Unless you’re […]

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The Complete Guide to Localization and Why You Need Individual Pages for Each Business Location

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Does your company service multiple areas or have individual branches/dealers in various regions? If so, you might consider creating unique content for each location through separate pages on your website. By doing this, you can help improve your local search engine optimization (SEO) and give customers an opportunity to familiarize themselves with your neighborhood team. Likewise, […]

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Marketing Manager or Digital Agency: Reasons to Consider Both

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You already know that having a solid online presence is a critical ingredient necessary to grow your business. But, if you’re like a lot of executives, there’s little time in the day to run a company and keep up with all the tasks that go into running successful marketing campaigns. That’s where having a separate […]

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