Marketing & Strategy

What comes first for manufacturers: branding or marketing?

To ensure a prosperous strategy in 2020 and beyond, there is absolutely no question about what comes first for manufacturers: branding. In fact, before manufacturers invest one more penny in marketing, it’s time to invest in the brand. Why? Because…

Five reasons your manufacturing company needs to rebrand

Now is the time to make your brand an experience. A manufacturing rebrand in 2020 can change the entire trajectory of your business for the next decade. Employees can be resistant to change, but here are the tools to debunk…

How to create a sales presentation with a 60 percent close rate

The best sales presentation isn’t really a presentation. It is a great conversation that converts a prospect to a customer. When prepping for your next great sales opportunity, figure out how to create a genuine connection with the prospect, engage…

5 steps to successfully relaunch a brand

Rebranding is an investment in growth and an important component of an effective growth strategy. But when executed poorly, it is a missed opportunity at best—and a huge liability at worst. What does a bad brand relaunch look like? A…

Simple is the New Branding

Every business has complexities, whether it’s an engineering firm, CPA firm, manufacturer, boutique, or restaurant. Entrepreneurs get so deep into their business it’s hard to see it from an outsider’s perspective. Because of that, entrepreneurs tend to create a brand…