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How Building Materials Manufacturers Can Reach Niche Audiences & Specialty Trades
Are you asleep at the online strategy wheel? This week’s guest thinks some building materials manufacturers are and explains how they can connect emotionally with niche audiences using different online platforms.
Social Media Changes: What Manufacturers Need to Know Right Now
Social media platforms today can feel like the wild west with algorithms and strategies changing every few days. Learn what’s changed recently and what you should focus on in the future.
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.
What the Building Materials Industry Needs to Know About ChatGPT
ChatGPT is the latest buzzword in the marketing world, and many building materials manufacturers are unsure of what it means for them. In this episode, we give an overview of what ChatGPT is and what it means for the building materials industry.
Why Building Materials Manufacturers Should Measure for Momentum
Do you know the best way to create a relationship with your audience? In this episode, Zach and Beth talk to their guest about the changes happening in the market, specifically in relation to builders, contractors and other audiences that manufacturers target.
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.
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.
How Building Materials Companies Can Create Content That Educates & Retains Skilled Workers
The content you create for your building materials brand can be leveraged in ways that might change our industry’s labor issues. This week’s episode reveals some incredible ways we might support solutions for the labor shortage — all through more compelling content.
How To Get More User-Generated Photos of Your Building Products
Creating an easy purchasing experience for your customers is a part of guaranteeing building product sales, but for eCommerce sites, that requires imagery. For manufacturers, getting images for your online presence is a challenge, so this week’s guest gave us a surprising strategy you might want to steal.
How To Solve Labor Shortage in Building Materials
The harsh reality of the labor shortage is that professionals are overwhelmed and overworked. Product manufacturers have a growing opportunity to help builders and installers, many of whom are learning to install products on the fly. It’s a challenge that all of us in the industry, especially manufacturers, have to overcome.
How Building Materials Manufacturers Can Drive Customers Online and In Stores
We talk quite a bit about the online experience for your customers, but what if you want to ensure a pleasant in-store purchase of your product? This episode is all about creating a positive and frictionless customer journey, and you’ll want to take notes on each step.
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