Part One: 5 Building Products Marketing Lessons from IBS 2016 This year, several members of the ER Marketing team and I attended the annual International Builders’ Show (IBS) and KBIS in Las Vegas, NV. As anyone who has ever attended can attest to, this is a big event that can be overwhelming. We’re not…Read More
Embrace This Powerful Technology and Take Your Marketing to the Next Level Today, both B2B and B2C marketers are presented with an opportunity to provide enhanced customer experiences, thanks in part to a new and powerful technology: Beacon applications. A beacon is a wireless device that communicates with a customer’s smartphone within range using low-energy…Read More
What you don’t know could be hurting yours Brand is a fun topic and lots of people have opinions about it. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of bad information out there and that makes it more complicated than it should be, not to mention the fact that many people throw the term “brand” around without really…Read More
We are constantly adapting to the ebbs and flow of the housing and building industry. DIY customers are reportedly buying more and remodelers are getting their hands dirty again. As a CMO, we need to consider how these changes affect our marketing strategy and spending. Strong spending on gardening equipment, furniture, and building materials in…Read More
Smartphone users want more out of their searches. In a previous post I mentioned a few statistics of mobile shopping and the relentless reliance on our smartphones and devices. As smartphone owners, we are increasingly using our devices as retail outlets. From researching products and reviews, to comparing prices, finding retail locations and redeeming coupons,…Read More
Learn how increasing your marketing department’s financial capacity can make a big difference in your business. Especially in the building products industry, it’s more important than ever to closely monitor the dollars going into your marketing efforts. It’s no longer about the next big idea and pushing out pretty creative, today’s CMO has to focus…Read More
Lessons from Office Depot on Measuring the Metrics that Matter to Your Building Products Organization “The metrics you measure are the metrics you manage.” We’ve all heard that phrase a hundred times before, but when’s the last time your organization really thought about what’s being measured, and what each measure means for the business? The…Read More
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