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September 15, 2021
No-Nonsense Marketing: Web Design

No-Nonsense Marketing for Manufacturers: Website

A key aspect of our No-Nonsense Marketing for Manufacturers program is the analysis of your existing website.
September 8, 2021
No-Nonsense Marketing for Manufacturers

No-Nonsense Marketing for Manufacturers

Custom Direct, Inc. (CDI) has developed a highly successful program which builds the foundation for your robust, effective digital presence: No-Nonsense Marketing for Manufacturers.
August 19, 2021
Marketing Automation

Your Days are Short, Your Contact Lists are Long –Marketing Automation Can Help

Developing and nurturing leads through frequent, customized messaging is essential for success, but lengthy contact lists and busy schedules make this difficult to manage manually.
August 10, 2021
Web Traffic blog - CDI

Stop Going Slower Than the Speed Limit and Start Driving Traffic to Your Website

Often just getting started with new marketing initiatives can be overwhelming. To increase website traffic, you can immediately narrow the focus to a few key tactics.
June 17, 2021
LinkedIn Crash Course

LINKEDIN CRASH COURSE: How to Grow Your Brand Awareness

With over 756 million members and 303 million active users, LinkedIn is an extremely effective marketing tool. To create ongoing engagement with your target audience, however, there are a number of best practices you should be implementing to grow your brand and networks -- or in LinkedIn jargon, connections.
May 19, 2021
Laura Hill

Meet Laura: Our Summer Marketing Intern!

My name is Laura Hill, and I am so excited to be joining the team as a summer Marketing Intern at Custom Direct. I will be a senior this fall […]
May 12, 2021
Social Media Lead Generation

Why Your Company’s Social Media Presence Matters for Lead Generation

A strong social media presence is vital to marketing your brand. With technology readily available, reaching prospects through a variety of digital content across various popular social media sites has never been easier. While a website serves as the main source of your company’s capabilities, many leads also turn to social media to learn more about your product, the benefits you offer, and your company culture - comparing and contrasting with your competitors.
April 14, 2021
Make Your Social Media Advertising Go Further with the Right Audience

Make Your Social Media Advertising Go Further with the Right Audience

What are Social Media Advertising Audiences? Social Media Advertising Audiences are the “who” social media advertisements are delivered to. Different platforms have slightly different criteria for targeting an audience, but […]
March 18, 2021
Don't Cut It Out - Social Media crop sizes

(Don’t) Cut It Out! : Perfect Image Sizing for Social Media Posts

When was the last time you were browsing in social media and came across a post that had an awkwardly cropped image, or text that was unreadable? Keeping track of […]
February 2, 2021
Local SEO

What is Local SEO, and How Do I Get Onboard?

Shop Local. Buy Local. We’ve become accustomed to these marketing initiatives as communities are drawing attention to local businesses in an effort to spotlight the products and services which are […]
January 13, 2021
Social Media Best Practices

Best Practices for Social Media Posts: Matching Content to the Platform

With so many social media platforms to choose from, be sure to set aside time to plan out your content! If your company is present on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and […]
December 17, 2020
Content Development

How Content Development Can Reduce Your Lead Gen Workload

  Seems contradictory – doesn’t it? Content development is often seen as a drain of both time and resources. It’s true – the writing, editing, and organizing process can be […]
No-Nonsense Marketing for Manufacturers

Join more than 33 Illinois-based manufacturing firms who have seen the benefit of implementing this straightforward, no-nonsense program designed to put your digital presence to work.

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