By Glenn Levar, President/CEO Shared Time Human Resources Management, Inc. During a crisis such as COVID-19, it is time for manufacturing executives, directors, managers, and supervisors to become leaders. Leadership is the art of influence and the skill of creating the conditions to achieve operational and organizational success. Managers manage things: budgets, strategic plans, and […]
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
The National Tooling & Machining Association featured our article in their printed newsletter The Record. With trade shows canceled due to the pandemic, manufacturers are struggling with a huge gap in their lead generation. See the entire article here.
Simple question, with a not-so-simple answer. We ask this question to our customers and prospects alike, and the answer will surprise you. As manufacturing companies build their marketing plans, they use email marketing drip campaigns, industrial public relations, inbound content marketing, and advertising tactics. Now, you might be thinking the answer is sales, and […]
Case studies provide your manufacturing company an incredible opportunity to showcase your expertise, product value, and customer service. While testimonials are great, case studies go a step above by highlighting a customer story from start to finish. Continue reading to learn some key tips to make your case studies stand out and resonate with your […]
Whether you are targeting business owners, financial executives, salespeople, or engineers, your writing must always focus on your audience. One particularly difficult audience to target is engineers. Whether they are mechanical, electrical, civil, or chemical, all engineers like facts, not fluff. Engineers, especially those under 40, have taken to the web to research, find […]
Top B2B manufacturing salespeople understand the power of optimizing their daily work routines to sell smarter, not harder. Below, we’ve compiled a list of our top 5 Google Chrome extensions for B2B manufacturing salespeople that boost productivity, optimize the sales process, and allow you to build deeper relationships with prospects that ultimately, lead to […]
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, […]
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 […]