When manufacturers mentioned relationship-building years ago, the first thought that would come to mind is holding multiple face-to-face-meetings with key stakeholders. Fast-forward 2021 and, well, you know that storyline! However, over the last decade, many manufacturers have shifted their sales strategy digitally to attract more leads, build relationships with prospects through content and email nurturing, […]
About Rob Felber
As president of Felber PR & Marketing, Rob Felber brings more than 25 years of experience to bear for a diverse range of clients including Crain's Communications, Hitachi Medical, SSP, The Sika Corporation, Soprema USA, Saint-Gobain Flight Structures and Thogus Products Company.
In addition, he is active throughout the community and has held numerous leadership positions within marketing associations. As an "ambassador" for The Promotional Products Association International, Rob has appeared as a guest speaker on college campuses including Kent State, John Carroll, Cleveland State and Akron Universities and before a variety of business organizations. Rob has also served area business and the community at large as:
President of the Twinsburg Chamber of Commerce
Vice President - Public Relations for the Ohio Venture Association
Board of Governors Chair for The Club at Key Center
Member of the John Carroll University Entrepreneurs Association
Rob has also dedicated 11 years on the leadership team for The American Cancer Society's Relay For Life - Twinsburg/Nordonia and has chaired the 2011 and 2012 events. In his "spare time" Rob is the Public Information Officer for the Hillcrest Technical Rescue Team of which he has been a member and firefighter/paramedic since 1983.
Rob is a well-known speaker on the subjects of public relations, advertising and other marketing communications disciplines. In addition, he continually uses his wide network of professional affiliations and contacts to the benefit of his clients.
Entries by Rob Felber
Are leads from pay-per-click, social, or LinkedIn really worth it? Your business needs sales. Attracting more prospects seems simple enough. In the past, you invested in tactics such as trade shows. You scanned badges and made appointments right on the spot. You were able to show your machinery and products. Maybe you even held live […]
A strong, lead generating inbound marketing plan must include content that helps prospects in all stages of their buying process. Below, learn 7 types of content you should implement now for ultimate success. After the year we just came through, we now know that we can accomplish much more than we thought just 12 […]
We talk to manufacturers, a lot. Almost everyone tells us their best source of leads is word of mouth. Great…until we ask a few questions. Normally the conversation sounds like this: Manufacturer: Our main source of leads is word of mouth : Great, how many do you get? Manufacturer: A few a […]
Let’s face it; your customers are tired of distant and detached corporate websites. Now, more than ever, they want to be engaged in conversation and find valuable information with ease. We say it all the time; people want to buy from people, not from companies. Keep reading to learn three ways to humanize your […]
Salespeople around the world just might be able to exhale a collective sigh of relief. Why? Because today there are more effective strategies to reach buyers at exactly the right time in their purchasing journey, than conducting endless (and frustrating) cold calls. First, let’s define what a cold call is. Cold calling is a traditional […]
In July of 2018, I was approaching 4,000 connections on LinkedIn. A mere year and a half later, I’m approaching 5,000 connections. For perspective, read: Reaching 4,000 Connections on LinkedIn– What I’ve Learned In business and life, it’s simply about helping. Helping people connect, helping them get introduced to potential employers, and helping people grow […]
Recently, HubSpot launched Account Based Marketing Tools. We’re excited to share these new tools with our clients because they fit seamlessly into how manufacturers connect directly with their best-fit, highest-value accounts. At Felber PR & Marketing, we have been utilizing an Account Based Marketing strategy to target prospects for years. We’ve helped our clients ditch […]
LinkedIn has more than 575 million users and provides manufacturing salespeople an incredible opportunity to share their voice, harness the power of content, and improve both their personal brand and company reputation. Often we are asked, “What should I post on LinkedIn?” Below, learn 3 styles of manufacturing-focused posts that you should utilize on your […]
Let’s face it, not every prospect is the right fit for your products or services. Utilizing qualifying questions in the sales process is key to helping you uncover if the prospect you are courting will result in new business. Are the questions you are using leading to a higher close rate? Keep reading to learn […]