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Distributor Loyalty and Leads

Sometime back Bluff Manufacturing created an important discussion about building and nurturing healthy and mutually beneficial manufacturer-distributor relationships that would ultimately help in creating a loyal customer base. It’s time to re-visit that topic again and to reinforce that message. We can all agree on one thing – building and maintaining customer loyalty should be … Continue reading Distributor Loyalty and Leads

Making a Case for Case Studies

What are case studies? They’re simply real-life stories of two correlating events or incidents. In other words, this happened as a result of that. In the business world, they’re often related to success stories. An actual incident where a problem existed, a solution was implemented, and the problem was solved. Pretty simple isn’t it? Not … Continue reading Making a Case for Case Studies

Good tidings in December 2010 spills over into 2011!

With the holidays behind us, a new year ahead of us, and plenty of work to be done – we could use a little boost to our spirits! For some of us, a new year means new opportunities and another shot at keeping our resolutions and achieving our goals. For those of us moping around … Continue reading Good tidings in December 2010 spills over into 2011!

Happy New Year! A Look Back at 2010!

As we step into a New Year, Bluff Manufacturing takes a look back at 2010. It was a great honor for me to have kicked off Bluff Manufacturing’s marketing and sales agenda for 2010 by joining Bluff as the Marketing and Sales Director early in the year. Designing a strategic plan meant implementing several changes … Continue reading Happy New Year! A Look Back at 2010!

Where have all the welders gone?

In the manufacturing industry, skilled welders hold great significance. Therefore, recent news articles citing a general decline of skilled welders even with prevailing high unemployment rates, presents an interesting conundrum. Finding qualified welders is difficult enough, but finding experienced welders is even more so. This is not just a problem in the United States; a … Continue reading Where have all the welders gone?

Making friends one six pack at a time!

That was in Harry’s own words. Harry Davidson and Sid Blache, our Business Development Managers, as well as myself, have been doing the beer rounds this past October.  Our beer rounds have been taking place at beer conventions exchanging business cards and networking rather than guzzling down a six-pack at your friendly neighborhood bars and … Continue reading Making friends one six pack at a time!

Bluff Manufacturing’s Distributors Portal is now open for business!

Sometime in August, we blogged about the importance of having a personalized online account in e-commerce sales and we tried to drop a few hints about a wonderful online resource we were building for our distributors. Well, without much further ado, let me present Phase I of Bluff Manufacturing’s Distributor’s Portal. This will be your … Continue reading Bluff Manufacturing’s Distributors Portal is now open for business!

Did you ‘hear’ my email? There’s an app for that!

The last thing you want to be texting before getting into a crash is “Omg!” A blog we wrote two weeks ago highlighted the risk of traveling in unfamiliar places and asked our readers to give us tips that would help road warriors stay safe. This week we’re focusing on another road hazard – texting … Continue reading Did you ‘hear’ my email? There’s an app for that!

The Adventures of the Traveling Bluff Yard Ramp

It always takes marketing genius to come up with unique solutions. At Bluff Manufacturing, our yard ramps ship out weekly to different locations throughout the United States. These gargantuan yard ramps measure 6 – 7 feet in width, 30-36 feet in length and weigh up to 7,000 pounds with capacities ranging to 60,000 pounds. Because … Continue reading The Adventures of the Traveling Bluff Yard Ramp