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What Trade Show Marketers Can Learn from Horror Movies (Part 3/3)

Avoid Falling Victim to Horror Movie Clichés Download the E-Book Today! When planning your trade show exhibit, it’s easy to fall victim to habits that would make any good horror movie scream queen proud. We’ve discussed in Parts 1 & 2 of this series a few other horror movie clichés that marketers commonly fall victim…

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What Trade Show Marketers Can Learn from Horror Movies (Part 2/3)

Avoid Falling Victim to Horror Movie Clichés Download the E-Book Today! As introduced in the first post of this series, there are many mistakes made at trade shows comparable to terrifying elements of a horror show. In our last post, we emphasized the importance of communicating with your team and understanding where to place displays…

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What You Need to Know about Google in the Building Products Industry – Part 2

Google+ is More Than Another Social Network, Its a Valuable Tool for Your Business In Part 1 I shared some of Google’s basics: Google AdWords and Analytics and Google Apps for business. In Part 2, we’ll talk about Google+. Google+ launched in 2011 and is best known as a social network, although it has the…

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5 Big Myths About Building Product Branding

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…

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The New Building Products Lumberyard

Marketers need to understand how lumberyards have changed and adjust to new needs The past few years have been more than brutal for everyone up and down the building materials channel. We’ve all seen businesses close, friends out of work and everyone wondering when does this end? For those fortunate to have survived it has…

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How To Create a Building Products Facebook Contest

5 Ways to boost fan engagement and gain leads Earlier this year Elton discussed the new Facebook timeline and if it matters for the building products industry. With more than a billion people subscribed to Facebook, it is an important social media tool to use and a simple way to host a promotional contest. Check…

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MarCom Portals Meet Building Product Customers Needs

Catering to the channel shows loyalty to your customers In an earlier post I shared with you all the reasons a MarCom Portal can make an impact on your business. It provides brand control, allows you to control costs, rewards your customers, makes your life easier and is scalable. Today I want to talk about…

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MarCom Portals Make Big Impact in Building Products Industry

Catering to the channel shows your loyalty to customers As a building products industry CMO you know the importance of supporting the channel. It doesn’t matter if you’re a manufacturer, a distributor or a dealer – you need your customers (or your customer’s customers!) to help carry your message down and get your products sold.…

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Buyer Personas in the Building Products Industry

Buyer personas give your marketing direction and ensure your message is accurate Whether or not you know it, you’re likely using buyer personas everyday – it’s just a matter of how accurate they are. Buyer personas are representations of customers that are used to better understand why they purchase what they do. As building product…

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Observations From The Remodeling Show/DeckExpo

Energy was up, attendees were excited and exhibitors were benefiting Last week I spent several days in Baltimore attending the Remodeling Show and DeckExpo with one of our employees. Since 2009, Hanley Wood has co-located the Deck Expo with the Remodeling Show and this has proven successful for both parties. The shows represents all parts of…

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