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Marketing Resources

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Marketing Templates & Tools

Need a starting point for your next marketing strategy? Download one (or all) of our free templates to ignite your creativity today.

Content Hub Strategy Workbook & Editorial Calendar

Want to create content that resonates with your audience and stands out among your competitors? You need this workbook. This template helps you plan and execute a thoughtful and strategy content marketing strategy to grow your audience, influence, and revenue.

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Marketing Strategy Planning Timeline

Have a marketing plan but not sure of what your next step is to set it into motion? You're not alone. Finding a solution to prevent marketing initiatives from falling through the cracks can be a challenge. Our planning timeline template is designed to help you say goodbye to inefficient planning and master your marketing plan today.

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The Marketing Growth Hackathon: Worksheet Templates

The Marketing Growth Hackathon brings together marketers, executives and entrepreneurs to solve business growth challenges. Download this workbook to start problem-solving today. 

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15 Proven Marketing Strategies for Manufacturers To Win New Customers

Word of mouth is no longer a viable marketing solution in today's competitive manufacturing industry. In this guide, you’ll uncover 15 fool-proof marketing activities that we’ve used to drive game-changing results for our manufacturing clients for nearly two decades. 

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Marketing Audit Template

Looking to improve efficiency and productivity? Need to dial in on your most and least effective marketing strategies? Trying to calculate your marketing ROI. Use this marketing audit template to get you there. You'll uncover questions to guide more strategic marketing planning across the core areas of talent, technology, strategy, and performance.

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Grade Your Website

You can't afford to lose prospective customers because your website stinks. Find out if your website makes the cut with our free website grader. You'll receive an analysis in seconds with tips for improving its performance today.

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Case Studies 

Get an inside look at how Ready North works with its clients to drive marketing transformation. 

Own your idea; grow your audience with storytelling.

Our agency launched the Institute in November 2016 with the mission to make AI more approachable and actionable for modern marketers. Read how we turned it into a LLC and event business.

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See how Lubrizol increased website visits. 

Inside the enterprise, driving change isn't easy. In this Q&A style interview, see how Lubrizol increased website traffic by nearly 5,000% to an inbound pilot website and drove international change.

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National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) proves inbound success.

In this spotlight, we’ve featured Chris Schmitt, senior director of strategic development at NAM. Read this case study to see how Chris proved long term success through inbound. 

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Industrial Heat Sources elevated traffic, leads and sales. 

Ready North helped a manufacturing equipment distributor increase traffic 123%, leads 243% and sales 27%, through strategic inbound marketing. Read the case study for details on results. 

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Access our library of on-demand webinar recordings to upskill your team and boost the performance of your marketing efforts.

How Content Strategy Can Enhance UX During And After a Website Redesign

Learn how to maximize your website redesign investment with an ongoing content strategy that both enhances user experience (UX) and increases organic traffic to your new site. 

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How To Establish a Full-Funnel Marketing Approach With an Established ERP

Discover the importance of understanding your buyer's journey to purchase and ensuring your ERP and CRM are connected to provide them with a personalized experience every step of the way.  

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Books to Move Your Marketing Forward

The Marketing Performance Blueprint 

book-marking-performance-blueprint-transThe Marketing Performance Blueprint is an actionable and innovative guide to the processes, technologies, and strategies needed to fill marketing gaps and build performance-driven organizations. Step by step, the book shows how to tap into a scientific approach to marketing that can help steer organizations to advance their businesses, exceed ROI expectations, and outperform the competition.In addition to the wealth of information outlined in the book, The Marketing Performance Blueprint includes downloadable worksheets as part of the Marketing Performance Pack. This handy resource complements the book and features a collection of templates.

The Marketing Agency Blueprint 

marketing-agency-blueprint-bookThe Marketing Agency Blueprint is a practical and candid guide that presents 10 rules for building a hybrid agency: One that relies on digital services blended with traditional methods to execute integrated campaigns, with deep, versatile, and driven talent at the helm. The new marketing agency redefines the traditional model. It drives  profitability with efficiency and productivity instead of billable hours, measures success with outcomes, not outputs, exists in a perpetual state of change, and executes and adapts faster than competitors.

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