Success online starts with designers and developers creating an eye catching web design. Modern design demands a screen responsive online user experience that works for desktop computers or mobile devices. Essential elements for an effective manufacturer website design include: fast loading website design, tools to manage your product and parts catalogs, photo and video galleries to showcase work, document management for product catalogs, SDS and other manuals. Along with a hassle-free content management system, same day access to developer support and 24/7 uptime host monitoring, manufacturers with websites can focus on the business, knowing their most important marketing tool is delivering their brand without frustration.
The best manufacturing websites design content marketing strategies that impact the bottom line by driving traffic and increasing lead conversion. When redesigning with search engine optimization in mind, website owners can raise visibility in organic manufacturing searches by fine tuning website content against competitors.
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At Foremost Media, we understand that websites for manufacturers need to do so much more than just look pretty. In fact, we have extensive experience working with a wide variety of different types of industrial and B2B manufacturers, including some of the most widely recognized names in manufacturing today. It's not uncommon to find us at trade shows across the country visiting our clients and learning more about their respective industries. We have worked with and understand the needs of manufacturers that sell through distribution as well as direct. We can help guide you through the challenges of selling direct online or setting up ordering systems for your distributor network. In addition, we developed the State of Manufacturing Marketing for 2020 by surveying over 1,000 marketing managers at manufacturing companies. Let us help navigate you to website solutions that allow you to cut cost and increase profitability.
A database or locator tool of retail locations or distributors placed on your website can help eliminate
phone calls and increase sales from your dealers and distributors. Find out more about dealer locator
tools from Foremost Media. A store locator helps site visitors quickly find nearby locations that sell
your products. This locator requires the end users to select the product and enter their zip code. The
locator will return the nearest locations that sell the product. The locator is updated easily via an
excel upload in the admin section of the website. ...Learn More
The Lead Management tool is designed specifically for manufacturing companies that sell through
distribution. Our software can automatically route leads from your website directly to your regional
sales managers, who in turn can funnel the leads to a specific distributor in their region. However, we
don't stop there. Our system can also help your sales team follow up with those leads, ensuring that
your distributors are taking advantage of the leads you are sending them. An easy to use dashboard
allows you to review lead statuses and even get a feel for how many leads are being generated and closed
from your last trade show. ...Learn More
Now this is digital marketing! Foremost Media offers a loud-based marketing automation platform that is
able to identify and qualify leads based on their online actions. ...Learn More
If you're still collecting warranty information through the mail there is a better way. Let us help you
set up an online warranty registration system. These systems can be as simple as collecting basic
information and providing it to you via email, to advanced features like CRM integration and hooks into
marketing automation software allowing you to send follow up messages and upgrade notices to your
customers. ...Learn More
If you are a manufacturer with lots of sell sheets, MSDS sheets or other documentation that needs to be
organized and constantly updated a document management system on your website from Foremost Media may be
for you. Our document management systems allow you to organize your important business documents into
windows like folders and easily manage revisions and access to these documents online. ...Learn
Are you constantly sending logo files and marketing collateral to your distribution network or sales
team? If so, a marketing repository may be a valuable addition to your website. With a marketing
repository, you can grant access to the public or just specific members to browse and download
high-resolution marketing materials and product logos without having to set up FTP accounts and the
like. ...Learn More
A good call to action is of paramount importance to a manufacturing website. With a well-designed request
for quote form from Foremost Media, we can help you engage visitors and turn them into prospects.
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If a picture is worth a thousand words then a video is worth ten thousand words. Properly produce and place
product and service videos can help you turn shoppers into buyers and significantly shorten the sales cycle.
Foremost Media has many different solutions to allow you to add video to your website as well as promote
that video online.
Does your product require specific types of set up or configurations to function at maximum efficiency? Let
us build you a tool to help your customers easily configure or set up your product.
Do you need to train your end users on how use your equipment or machinery safely? If so, we can help you
reduce training costs by setting up an online safety training for your product line. We can even issue
certificates of completion for customers completing an online safety course and test.
Email Marketing is so effective and so inexpensive that an entire industry has emerged to support it. Here at
Foremost Media, we can help you target, produce and send emails that are opened and acted upon. We have run
successful email campaigns for hundreds of manufacturers from trade show invites to multi-email acquisition
campaigns. We can help you increase the effectiveness of your email marketing.
Whether you're a name brand manufacturer looking to sell direct online or your company is looking to
simplify the online ordering process with your distributors though a secure online ordering portal, we
can help. Foremost Media has extensive experience in both strategizing and building online eCommerce
solutions for manufacturers. We can also help you tie your new storefront software into your back-end
ERP and other internal business management systems. ...Learn More
Manufacturing trade shows can be an expensive endeavor. Let us help you get the most return on investment out
of your next trade show with specially designed campaigns to attract visitors to the booth all the way
through the post show follow up.
Let's face it, for many manufacturers, it's hard to manage social media profiles. In addition to
constantly coming up with fresh content, you need to monitor your social properties and respond to
social media messages. Foremost Media has a team of social media experts in-house, including copywriters
and we can help you implement and execute a social media plan for your business....Learn
Let us help you build an online replacement parts ordering system for your product line. Imagine your
customer being able to find their machine and drill right into a schematic drawing of the different parts to
identify the part they wish to order and then order that part right from that line drawing page. That
technology is more than just a dream; we can help you implement it.
Engage customers, help your sales team find the information they need while in the field or even put your
manuals in a phone app. Let us build your manufacturing company a phone application to reduce your
communication costs or engage your customers. ...Learn More
If you're like most manufacturing companies you probably get solicitations from a new SEO company almost
daily. Those companies all say about the same thing: "We can make you #1 on Google..." If only SEO was
that simple. Digital Marketing on the web starts with getting the right traffic to your site then
converting that traffic to a lead or buyer. We have extensive experience in providing search engine
marketing services to industrial companies. We can even help you navigate through the complex task of
multilingual online marketing....Learn More
Do you provide co-op advertising dollars to your distributors? Let us help you develop and execute an online
marketing plan for your distributors to help them promote your products online. From distributor email
marketing programs to full blown distributor co-branded shopping carts we have helped distributors around
the world with these types of programs. Let's discuss your needs today.
If your company has a large product catalog with lots of different SKU's let us help you organize and display
that data in an easy to navigate catalog. We have built catalogs with robust photo display capabilities, and
can even do integrations with internal systems that make future updates easy.
Does your company use a CRM software like Salesforce? We have experience passing web forms like request for
quotes or literature request to third party or internal systems. Let us help you cut down on double data
entry and ensure that contacts from your website are managed and responded to properly.
Foremost Media has years of experience managing Pay Per Click campaigns on both Google and Bing. Let us help
you increase your PPC campaign ROI by reducing your per cost clicks and increasing your conversion rates. In
most cases, we have been able to more than offset our management fees by increasing your ROI on these types
of campaigns. We are happy to provide a no obligation review of your current campaign and even provide you
some insight into what your competition is spending on their PPC campaigns.
If a single picture is worth a thousand words imagine what a robust product photo gallery or videos of your
product could do to differentiate your product from the competition. Let us build you an easy to manage
photo or video gallery for your product line.
Does your company have training classes or customer events that require registration? Let us build you an
event planner and registration module. With event planner, we can display events in a calendar or event list
view, show event locations via Google maps and allow users to register and take online payments for upcoming
events! With this module, you can turn your website into a fully functioning event or training booking
Corporate blogging is a popular strategy for companies wishing to generate more search engine traffic. Not
only can we help you build your blog, but also help you create the content to achieve your marketing goals
with our in house copy writing and inbound marketing team.
If your current website is costing your company money instead of making money, let the Web marketing experts at Foremost Media take your website to the next level, contact us or learn more with these options below.