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How Manufacturer Reps Can Increase Specifications with Commercial Design Firms
Manufacturer reps often play a vital role in expanding market reach and ensuring customer satisfaction. This week's guest reveals why effective reps are the lifeblood of design firms and how they are instrumental in preventing building products from being value-engineered.
How Building Product Manufacturers Get Selected By Interior Designers
Are you guilty of lumping architects and interior designers together in your marketing plans? Today's guest explains why you should be separating those two groups and how you can get designers' attention.
The Winners and Losers of IBS/KBIS 2023
Fresh off the plane home from the 2023 International Builders' Show, Zach, Beth and Steve talk about their initial thoughts and feedback of the event overall. They also name their biggest winners — and losers.
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.
Why Your Product Needs to Win Over Designers (and How)
Winning over the designer on a project is crucial for building products brands, especially in the early stages of their project. This week, Zach and Beth talk with a special guest about how to guarantee architects and designers will spec your product when it’s time to start shopping.
Deep Dive: Building Materials Data & How Your Customers Want To Shop
We’re going deep into the way your audience — architects, designers, builders, contractors and DIYers — researches, finds and buys building products. We are giving building materials manufacturers a sneak peek at the latest market research from the industry — and some of the highlights might surprise you.
Navigating Generational Shifts in Construction & the Role of Value Engineering
Manufacturers today have a lot of competition. They have to market themselves strategically so that architects and designers will specify them on a project. But with the right tactics, you can stand out from other building materials brands and keep your products in the spec.
How to Market to Interior Designers
Interior designers are constantly changing in their design techniques and methods. As a building material manufacturer, you've got to stay ahead and stay alongside of those shifts to make sure that you can help and be a part of the specification when it comes time to the sale.
How Manufacturers Can Make Their Audience the Hero
In this week's episode, we talk with a guest who has interviewed pros, contractors and influencers in the building construction space to share how the smartest manufacturers are making their audience the hero.
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