Archive for the ‘Analytics’ Category

A Banner Year for Digital Marketing

The economy has been harsh for much of the last year and a half. In the last quarter, we can describe it as sluggish, at best. But 2009 was a banner year for digital marketing. The Internet and e-marketing tools allow us to reach out and engage prospects and customers efficiently and at lower cost […]

Materials from the ISA Marketing & Sales Summit

We’re still recovering from the ISA Marketing & Sales Summit in Boston last week. It was the 4th annual event and, I think, the best ever. We had a great group of speakers from the automation industry, and engaged senior-level attendees from marketing and sales. It was 3 days of interesting conversations and idea exchange. […]

It Looks Like It’s a New Bull Market

We’re marketing gurus…not masters of world economics. But we know what to watch for when it comes to the ups and downs in our industry. We’ve heard a lot of talk that the economy is picking itself back up off the floor. And we are seeing some good news in manufacturers’ financials. So if our […]

Reading Automation Market Tea Leaves via Search Marketing

The news is filled with depressing details about layoffs. So we thought we’d share a bit of uplifting data from the manufacturing sector. The industry turnaround may be coming faster than many anticipated. We talked with Vance VanDoren, Consulting Editor at Control Engineering Magazine and manager of the IntegratorGuide.com web site. Vance shared some interesting […]