Category: Branding

Anchor President Hal Halliday Presents “How Strategy And Planning Can Make Your Marketing Tactics Successful” For The Midwest Manufacturers’ Association

Anchor’s President Greg “Hal” Halliday recently presented on the topic “How Strategy And Planning Can Make Your Marketing Tactics Successful” during session seven of the Midwest Manufacturers’ Association’s AMFA/CMMA/TSMA Marketing for Manufacturers Webinar Series. Throughout the presentation, Halliday shared advice and tips about building strong brands for manufacturers, distributors and other B2B businesses. A few… Read more »

The Paradox Of Privacy

Imagine that your job is to scout an opposing football team. Initially you are given full access to your opponents. You get to watch them practice. You get to listen in on their planning sessions. You are allowed to watch their facility 24 hours a day to see who comes and who goes. You even… Read more »

The Upside Of Seeing The Downside

Those who work with me are used to me asking “what is the downside” as we evaluate a decision. While it may sound like a negative question, that couldn’t be further from the truth. When I ask for the downside on an issue, I’m really just asking “what is the worst that can happen?” Here’s… Read more »

Stop Being Pushy And Start Succeeding With Your Brand

The words “push” and “pull” have a long history in the world of brand building. For the past century or so, marketing professionals have used them to describe how our messages drive sales: a push strategy could “push” the product down through the sales and distribution channel to get it in front of consumers (mainly… Read more »

Create Your Next Conference On LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a great place to connect with professionals and build brand awareness for your company with key decision makers. This year’s challenges have pushed many companies to become more digital in their marketing and sales strategies since meeting in person has become so complicated. To address this demand, LinkedIn has launched a way to… Read more »

Manufacturers And Snapchat

We’ve all heard of Snapchat (it’s the one with short messages and video that disappear after a short time), and if you’re a business-to-consumer (B2C) company with a young audience, it’s getting easier and easier to utilize this platform with your marketing. However, I think it’s fair to say that a majority of companies who… Read more »

Reach Quality Job Candidates On LinkedIn

There are a lot of job posting websites in the world today, and you’ve probably heard names like Indeed, Glassdoor and ZipRecruiter (maybe you’ve even tried them). Here’s another name to consider: LinkedIn. You’ve always known that it’s a great place for business professionals to network and share their career achievements, but you may not… Read more »