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3 Strategies For Building Product Companies That Still Hold True After 200 Episodes
In the 200th episode of the Smarter Building Materials Marketing podcast, Zach and Beth break down three strategies that are as true today as they were in the first episode.
Lessons From 2022: The Five Most Popular Episodes of the Smarter Building Materials Marketing Podcast
It’s that time of the year! In this week’s episode, Zach and Beth take a trip down memory lane to recap their key takeaways from five of the most popular episodes of 2022.
3 Questions Building Materials Manufacturers Are Asking Ahead of 2023
This week, Zach’s co-host is Grant Farnsworth, the President of The Farnsworth Group, a market research company in the building product space. We discuss the questions manufacturers are asking to help them make strategic decisions for long-term growth.
How To Engage Architects: Using Education To Win Over Your Audience
In building materials, one of our biggest audiences is architects. This episode is all about how to not only target one of our favorite communities but how to educate and engage the modern architect.
Exhibiting at AIA: 5 Strategies to Help Brands Prep for Trade Shows
Trade shows have started up again with gusto, and we’re looking forward to the AIA Conference on Architecture coming up at the end of June. This week, we talk about what building materials brands can prepare when it comes to a solid trade show strategy and came up with five ways sales and marketing teams can plan ahead.
What Pros Want in 2022: Insights From a Building Materials Industry Panel
Every year, Venveo partners with The Farnsworth Group to survey pros, builders, architects and DIYers on how they research, specify and purchase building materials products. This week, we’re sharing insights from the pro panel we held during the 2022 Building Products Customer Guide event.
Why Architecture Firms Care About Your Product Certifications
The sales process in building materials can involve a few hurdles. Product certifications, though, might get your product in front of architects you’ve only dreamed of and prevent value engineering your product out of the project later on. But is a certification worth it? Let’s find out.
How Manufacturers Can Reach Architects and Contractors in 2022
A crucial key to making your brand an industry leader is by differentiating it from competitors. Identifying your audiences’ wants and needs is a great start, but understanding how to reach them should be first and foremost. The moment your brand becomes top-of-mind for customers, you’re on your way to big success.
How Sustainability Can Increase Building Materials Sales
Is it possible to be a sustainable manufacturer and stay ahead in today’s construction industry? Here’s how one lumber company’s zero waste business practices are helping them drive more profit.
How To Improve Building Materials Sales to Commercial Architects
Want a pipeline that fills itself? This week, we talked with an expert in business development on how manufacturers create a pipeline that's constantly full with commercial architects, without actually having to generate a lot of outbound activity.
How Building Materials Manufacturers Can Use Upstream Marketing To Increase Product Sales
A lot of manufacturers target their buyer audience in marketing, and cater their message just to them, whether that’s homeowners, suppliers or contractors. But that strategy can fall short, and there’s a potential to miss out on sales if you’re only marketing to the person who writes the check.
3 Tips for Building Product Manufacturers To Increase Specifications
Architects have to wear a lot of hats when it comes to running just one single project. This week, we talked to an architect who helped us better understand what manufacturers can do to get in front of these professionals to get specified on their projects.
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