Building Brands - Building Materials Marketing Podcast

If you’re a building materials marketing professional or owner in the manufacturing, distribution, or contracting spaces looking to set your brand up for success now and in the future, the Building Brands podcast hosted by Tim Bouchard is for you.

A Distributor’s Perspective On Building Materials Marketing

Building Brands Ep 26 - Jordan Russin - A Distributor's Perspective On Building Materials Marketing

Jordan Russin, Co-President of Russin, talks about preserving the legacy of a 50+ year old generational family business as he and his brother sought to modernize and reposition their company’s brand for the new age of digital. He touches on creative ways manufacturers are supporting distributors and retailers and how Russin has made sure that they live up to being resourceful experts in the industry.

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Bridging The Connection Between Designers & Manufacturers

Building Brands Ep 25 - Jeff Carlson - Bridging The Connection Between Designers & Manufacturers

Jeff Carlson, Principal at My Resource Library talks about bridging the gap between the A&D community and manufacturers digitally, making designers’ lives easier, how to support dealers, and how a strong brand can help elevate the experience with a manufacturer.

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Best of 2020 Building Materials Marketing Tips

Building Brands Ep 24 - Best of 2020 Building Materials Marketing Tips

Tim Bouchard recaps the first season of Building Brands by pulling the best building materials marketing tips from a few of the awesome season 1 guests that have shared their experiences with us this year. You’ll hear about how brand, market, and business work together, the value of knowing your audiences really really well, why an amazing brand identity is important, what to consider when launching a product, how to position your company within a niche, using social as an customer engagement platform to strengthen the consumer connection, and what the value of all of this brand stuff we’ve been talking about this year is.

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Defining Differentiated Positioning For Growth

Building Brands Ep 23 - Bryce Stuckenschneider - Defining Differentiated Positioning For Growth

Bryce Stuckenschneider, President & CEO of Loftwall, talks about the impact that crafting a differentiated position in the market had on Loftwall’s recent growth surge along with how changing their approach to WHY they do WHAT they do allowed them to deliver complex and rapid solutions for their customers during a pandemic that pushed their team to meet new challenges quickly.

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Pivoting Brand Strategy To Direct-to-Consumer

Building Brands Ep 22 - Eric Edelson - Pivoting Brand Strategy To Direct-to-Consumer

Eric Edelson, Chief Executive Officer of Fireclay Tile talks about Fireclay’s shift from a wholesale distribution model to a direct-to-consumer business model and how taking a very calculated approach to brand strategy helped set the foundation for building enriched customer experiences that set Fireclay apart in the market and helped grow the company to nearly 20 times the size of where they were before the shift.

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The Anatomy Of A True Brand Strategy

Building Brands Ep 21 - Tim Bouchard - The Anatomy Of A True Brand Strategy

A solo-cast with Tim Bouchard, Partner / CEO of Luminus, breaking down the anatomy of a true brand strategy and what makes it so critical to have when approaching conversations and work regarding sales and marketing initiatives for not just building materials companies, but any company or organization.

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Finding & Growing Within A Niche

Building Brands Ep 20 - Christopher Lyon - Finding & Growing Within A Niche

Christopher Lyon, President of Tournesol Siteworks talks about how Tournesol leveraged growth through a distinct technology that met a budding need in the outdoor market and expanded upon that to reshape how architects, designers, and contractors approached outdoor spaces. From there, he talks about Tournesol’s path to growth, differentiation in the market, and becoming a go-to partner.

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Using Brand Strategy To Differentiate In The Market

Building Brands Ep 19 Michael Bustin Using Brand Strategy To Differentiate In The Market

Michael Bustin, Global Chief Growth Officer at Durasein talks about how he and Durasein used brand strategy to differentiate itself as the company entered the American market and what key aspects of the strategy gave Durasein the ability to really connect with its audiences and build a community around the brand allowing it to break through in a commoditized market.

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Marketing A New Building Technology

Building Brands Ep 18 Mitch Lewandowski Marketing A New Building Technology

Mitch Lewandowski, Chief Commercial Officer from Branch Technology talks about how to make an impact in the market with a brand new technology by understanding your audiences, understanding their pain points, educating and inspiring them to see greater possibilities in their work. And he even works in a little bit of sales strategy advice.

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Managing Multiple Building Materials Brands

Building Brands Ep 17 Nate Renzella Managing Multiple Building Materials Brands

Nate Renzella, Technical Sales Representative from Tremco talks about how Tremco manages multiple product brands under one parent company, how that approach has helped grow Tremco by offering more solutions to their customers, and how to maintain brand recognition with such a diverse product catalog.

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