Five Campaigns for Manufacturing Marketers

Manufacturing companies aren’t typically on the leading edge of adoption for digital marketing strategies, and according to the Content Marketing Institute, only 1% of manufacturing marketing teams consider their marketing to be “sophisticated”. However, you don’t need to be a marketing wizard to leverage your CRM data to efficiently (and effectively) segment, nurture and ultimately sell more deals with your marketing automation platform. You just need the right data and a plan in place. Marketing deserves at least a 50% stake in every CRM. The data being collected in your […]

Please Leave a Review: How to Ask for Reviews in Email Strategy

Any company that understands the value of email probably already has a strong email strategy in place, but does that strategy include asking for reviews? Whether your company is offering a product or service, reviews are crucial to your brand’s reputation and business growth, and in some cases, even your lead generation efforts. Did you know that 45% of buyers use reviews during their purchasing process (TrustRadius) and 92% of B2B buyers are more likely to make a purchase after reading a trusted review (G2)? Add to that the fact […]

What’s in a From Name?

Composing the perfect email is about so much more than a snappy subject line and clever call-to-action. With the constant barrage of marketing emails being sent daily, the inbox has become valuable real estate! As a marketer, all you can hope for (at the very least) is that your recipients open your email, but you may need to do more to entice them—like be more mindful of who the email looks like it’s coming from. Did you know that more than half of email users pay attention to the from […]

Creating Lead Nurture Campaigns with Your CRM and emfluence

Understanding the roles best played by your CRM and marketing automation platform is key to developing data-driven lead nurture campaigns. It’s important to set the actual content and design of your campaign aside for a moment and think about the data points you will use to build it. But first a quick reminder of why we use lead nurture campaigns—not all leads are created equal. They fall within a spectrum, from complete stranger to your brand to sales qualified prospect with a need, desire and budget established. Somewhere along that […]

Soothe Your Email Send Anxiety in 6 Steps

As digital marketers, we are all familiar with that anxious feeling you get as your mouse hovers over the “Send” button on an email that is about to go out to thousands, maybe even tens of thousands of recipients. The feeling of uncertainty, as you pause and think to yourself, “What if I misspelled a word or forgot to include a link?” Email Send Anxiety is real, and while you may not be able to shake the feeling completely, there are common errors to look out for and steps you […]


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