In our BLOG we seek to offer answers to frequently asked questions, including those you may not have yet thought to ask. We provide insight and perspective to help you improve your understanding and execution of what is needed to grow your business.

March 8, 2023

(White) Board Meeting: Getting Started with Competitive Analysis

If you can spare 15 minutes to grow your business, start by conducting a competitive analysis.
January 16, 2023

(White) Board Meeting: Digging Into LinkedIn to Get More Leads

Why do cab drivers make good content marketers? They can really drive in traffic. In addition to starting with bad jokes, another surefire way to engage your target audience and drive traffic to your website is through your company's LinkedIn posts. While there is no one-size-fits-all approach to successful content development, every piece of impactful content should include these 3 R's (your social media content "must-haves): READABLE, RELEVANT, and REPEATABLE. Laura weighed in on the 3 R's and has key tips to ensure your content is driving traffic to your website – the ultimate goal of social media.
December 2, 2022

Identifying Your Business Growth Direction

There's never a wrong time to get started on growing your business. Before you dig into strategy and tactics, consider which direction you'd like to grow.
November 21, 2022

Play CDI Thanksgiving Day BINGO!

This year, celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family – near or far – with CDI Thanksgiving Day BINGO! Download a single card or download our 5-card set to play with […]
November 18, 2022

Giving the Gift of Content

Here are 5 ways you can offer some knowledge to your audience and show customer appreciation through free, relevant resources.
September 29, 2022

The Future of the Manufacturing Workforce

Manufacturing Month is just around the corner. Find out how you can get involved and inspire the next generation of manufacturers.
August 26, 2022

(White) Board Meeting: Why Footers Are Critical to Visitor Engagement (and What You Should Have in Yours)

Are you utilizing your website footer to its full potential? Check off these 6 must-haves to be sure your footer is optimized.
August 22, 2022

Don’t Miss Out on the 2022 International Manufacturing Technology Show

Custom Direct's VP, Nancy O'Leary, will be participating in the IMTS Job Shops Workshop: Marketing in Manufacturing Roundtable Discussion.
August 18, 2022

(White) Board Meeting: Refreshing Your Company Logo

Keep your logo up to date and digitally optimized to continue growing your company's brand recognition and developing credibility.
July 5, 2022

The Power of Video Marketing

With apps like Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and TikTok all offering video marketing, it's time to get on board.
June 21, 2022

Running Ads? You Need Google Ads Performance Planner

Are you running a Google Ads Campaign? Take advantage of the Google Ads Performance Planner for campaign forecasting and ad spend budgeting.
June 15, 2022

Google My Business Turned Google Business Profile

Google My Business has undergone some significant changes in 2022. Stay in the know, and find out how your Business Profile may be affected.