Someone asked me who I worked for? That’s a tough question. I write for several industries, including SME’s in manufacturing and sustainability. That encompasses everything from renewable energy to cleaning companies who are going green.
But I got my start writing professionally in manufacturing, so they have a place in my heart. They’re everyday people like you and me. They have dreams, goals and a plan to achieve them. They’re family.
So what does it mean to be in manufacturing in America today? The folks at The National Association of Manufacturers tell their own story, and they tell it very well.
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If you’ve been running a small or medium-sized business for the last ten years, I can’t think of anything more unsettling than keeping up with all the changes going on around you, not just in sustainability practices, but general marketing, too. Ever wonder where the experts from the trenches think we’ll end up?
If you’re asking, “Are these just the latest fads brought on by social media trends?” you aren’t alone. But the truth is, marketing is changing because your buyer is changing. It hasn’t been that long ago that we watched the B2C market go through the same process, and just like B2C, B2B is going through what these top specialist call, a disruptive stage.