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ReVive : Episode 8 | What is Your Company’s Why?

What is your company’s why? And why is it important? Vive Marketing is excited to announce the return of ReVive – the marketing podcast for manufacturers! Featuring new Vive hosts, Kyle Naber, Marketing Communications Specialist, and Jared Falkner, Business Development Lead, ReVive will continue to feature the same great variety of indispensable marketing topics. As the experts […]

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NPE 2021

The Importance of NPE2021

Providing the opportunity to raise brand awareness, showcase new products and connect with a targeted audience of potential customers and other industry experts, it’s no wonder that trade shows have long been a popular staple in a marketing and sales team’s arsenal. Though the digital age continues to ramp up our screen time and expand […]

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7 Marketing Initiatives to Focus on When Sales are Slow

If you’re practicing safe social-distancing, then like Vive, you’re most likely working from home. Even though there are sales calls to be made, marketing projects to be completed and internal meetings to participate in, Vive is happy to offer suggestions that will feed your brand’s marketing channels during this time of decreased face-to-face sales efforts. […]

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12 Common Marketing Pitfalls

  In late 2019, Vive Marketing launched the campaign, “It’s Vive O’Clock Somewhere”, to stimulate conversations about the current marketing challenges facing your company in a stress-free discussion. Inspired by Jimmy Buffet’s hit song, “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere”, the campaign’s purpose is to remind everyone that there is never a bad time to start the […]

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Branding Your Business as Environmentally Responsible

For the first time, sustainability is no longer being championed by only the early adopters, but rather the majority. From well-established corporations to growing medium-sized enterprises, companies are formally establishing sustainability programs and climate strategies. Sustainability remains a hot topic and has benefits far beyond conserving our national environment. Creating sustainable business practices can increase […]

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Alleviating Marketing Burdens — For You!

Vive Marketing launches, “It’s Vive O’Clock Somewhere” to stimulate conversations about the current marketing challenges facing your company in a stress-free discussion. Since 2007, Vive has had tremendous success with manufacturers, especially in the plastics and metals industry segments, driving and supporting marketing initiatives that include communication channels that complement sales efforts. Whatever hurdles are […]

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Gain Better Search Results with Website SEO

Today, the typical user of the internet starts on a search engine to look up information on a particular topic. Every second there are around 70,000 searches on Google alone. Once a search begins, the ranking competition starts where both paid ads and organic results return. Being on the first page is everything as the […]

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The Role of Marketing Communications in Manufacturing

Kyle Naber joined Vive in April 2019 as our Marketing Communications Specialist. We tapped his fresh look at marketing for manufacturers for insights on B2B marketing communications and its importance in branding. Vive: What’s your definition of marketing communications? Kyle: Marketing communications is using a variety of channels to convey a crafted message to an […]

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7 Considerations When Updating Your Website

Out-of-date design, poor functionality, and lack of content; you know it when you see it. An outdated website could be driving away potential customers and even future employees. In today’s culture of instant information at our fingertips, research shows users can take as little as 17 milliseconds but usually are between 50 (0.05 seconds) and […]