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.

How Digital Interactions Are Infiltrating Sales Experiences

Building Brands Ep 32 - Josh Neuberger - How Digital Interactions Are Infiltrating Sales Experiences

Josh Neuberger, Director of Marketing at Uzin Utz North America talks about how his team dialed up their digital sales interactions when they were forced to adapt during the pandemic and carefully considered how to craft personalized experiences for their customers despite the digital limitations they encountered. The results may surprise you.

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Critical Elements Interior Designers Consider

Building Brands Ep 31 - Lisa Wood - Using Content Marketing To Build Brand Authority

Lisa Wood, Owner, Designer at Lisa J Wood Interiors talks about the various elements an interior designer takes into consideration when sourcing a product or material and what manufacturer brands can do to provide value to designers beyond just the aesthetic allure.

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Using Content Marketing To Build Brand Authority

Building Brands Ep 30 - Jessica Hickman Fresch - Using Content Marketing To Build Brand Authority

Jessica Hickman Fresch, Marketing & Sales Director at Allegheny Mountain Hardwood Flooring talks about her approach to building brand authority through multiple content outlets as a way to reach, educate, and motivate the company’s target audiences.

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Designing Modern Digital Customer Experiences

Building Brands Ep 29 - John Dupra - Designing Modern Digital Customer Experiences

John Dupra, Co-Founder of Revel Woods talks about Revel’s journey to developing a more modern approach to the digital sales experience of researching and sourcing hardwood floors online. Through creative thinking, research, and even a little failure along the way, Revel was able to create a guided digital experience for their target audience that fully supports their design processes.

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What is the ROI of Branding?

Building Brands Ep 28 - Tim Bouchard - What is the ROI of branding?

A solo-cast with Tim Bouchard, Owner & CEO of Luminus, addressing the mystery that surrounds understanding the value and ROI of branding and strategy. By nature, a strategic engagement is meant to affect future outcomes, so this episode dives into what some of those intangible and even tangible measurable outcomes are along with how to track some of them in order to understand the long-term ROI of branding.

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Preserving A Brand Through Generations

Building Brands Ep 27 - Ryan Menke - Preserving A Brand Through Generations

Ryan Menke, SVP of Sales & Marketing at OFS stresses the importance of maintaining and staying true to the brand of a multigenerational company. He points out ways that a family run business can stay objective and avoid tunnel vision throughout its history so that it doesn’t fall behind in the market and continues to meet the needs of its evolving clients and growing team.

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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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