5 Pillars of Legacy: A Holiday Guide for Industrial Entrepreneurs

Posted by Matt Johnson on Dec 17, 2018 5:52:09 PM

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from all of us here at Spinstak Growth Agency! We hope you are enjoying this holiday season with your loved ones. We created this video and guide about the 5 Pillars of Legacy that will help you engineer the life you want in 2019 and beyond.   What is Legacy and Why Does it ... Read More

Episode 10: Technology Adoption Tips for Industrial Distributors & Suppliers

Posted by Matt Johnson on Oct 17, 2018 1:05:26 PM

Industrial distributors and suppliers, hear tips on how adopting technology will make you competitive in a turbulent marketplace. Change is Challenging Making changes to your business can be as challenging as eating a five patty burger. To keep up with the constantly evolving world of industrial supply and ... Read More

Episode 9: Strategic Planning Best Practices

Posted by Matt Johnson on Oct 3, 2018 1:23:01 PM

Leadership teams, you'll want to tune in for this. Learn the 'secret sauce' to organizing your strategic planning for next year. Strategic Planning Best Practices for Industrial Suppliers and Distributors  Setting goals is crucial to advancing your business in the coming year. But what are the best practices ... Read More

Attract Buyers and Grow Your Industrial Distribution Business With Storytelling

Posted by Matt Johnson on Sep 26, 2018 2:11:08 PM

  Every good story has a hero. The best industrial distributors in the business admit there have been times their sales and marketing message became confusing. It’s easy to do. The more information we try to cram into the space of a web page, blog article or sales sheet, our customer gets lost. We forget ... Read More

Episode 8: Tips on eCommerce, Data, and Trade Show ROI

Posted by Matt Johnson on Sep 26, 2018 9:00:24 AM
Distributors, manufacturers and marketers buckle up! We've got answers to your questions with real, practical solutions.   Questions and Answers About eCommerce, Data, and Trade Shows Selling products through your website, managing tons of data spreadsheets and trying to figure out if that trade show is worth the investment are tough problems to solve. We've got an expert who can give you the ... Read More

eCommerce, roi, data management, q&a, trade show, The Takeover Podcast

Episode 7: Artificial Intelligence and the Industrial Supply Chain

Posted by Matt Johnson on Sep 19, 2018 9:00:40 AM

Artificial intelligence has the ability to supercharge the industrial supply chain. Learn more from Industrial Entrepreneur, Paul Noble.    The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on The Industrial Supply Chain Artificial intelligence, or AI, has made its way into the industrial space with many suppliers and ... Read More

How to Become an Innovator with Wayne Johnson

Posted by mjohnson on Sep 13, 2018 9:58:24 AM
The secret to becoming an innovator is all in your head.           Exciting new products are being brought to market every day. Behind every great product is an innovator with a great idea. So what are some steps you can take right now to become an innovator in your industry? On this week's episode, Matt has called upon a familiar face to give you the answers. Wayne Johnson, CEO of Accuform ... Read More

Podcast, innovation, research and development, new product development

SOLOCAST: 5 Ways Industrial Suppliers Can Become Hyper-Specialists

Posted by mjohnson on Sep 7, 2018 11:32:56 AM
Learn how to differentiate your company by becoming a "hyper" specialist!           It’s no secret that buyer’s behaviors have changed. Companies need to evolve with it. The Amazon effect has not gone unnoticed, especially in the world of industrial distribution. What can you do to survive and thrive in today’s marketplace? Listen in and learn why hyper-specialization can be the turning point for ... Read More

Podcast, hyper-specialist, niche, solocast, specialize

The Power of Partnerships: 3 Things Manufacturers Can Learn from HubSpot

Posted by mjohnson on Sep 3, 2018 11:14:05 AM
    INBOUND 2018 is upon us!   This annual event hosted by sales and marketing software powerhouse, HubSpot (HUBS), draws 25,000+ agency, sales, and marketing professionals from all over the world to learn, connect, and leave inspired.   HubSpot is a software company. The TAKEOVER and my own marketing firm, Spinstak, are both dedicated to the world of industrial supply. What, if anything, can ... Read More

HubSpot, Blog, customer experience, INBOUND, flywheel, manufacturers

Memoirs Of A Tech-Savvy Millennial

Posted by Matt Johnson on Aug 31, 2018 12:44:00 PM

We’ve been a little quiet here on the Spinstak Blog, but we’re back to drop a serious truth-bomb. Take a deep breath and read the following sentence with an open mind… Not all Millennials are the tech-savvy, computer whizzes that society makes them out to be. Historically, we’ve put out a lot of content ... Read More