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August 14, 2019
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The Age of Automation

As automated machinery continues to infiltrate the front lines of factory floors, manufacturers are responding with suitable products for all clients—those just entering the automated space as well as clients who request fully integrated systems. Read More


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J.D. Power Ranks Window and Patio Door Manufacturers, Retailers
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The Talk

By Welton Hong

Organic reach on Facebook—that is, how much of your target audience sees "free" social posts—is now simply dismal. As a percentage, it's hovering in the low single digits, often as low as just 1 percent.

That means only a few (often literally only three or four people) see your window and door business posts unless you take some action. And by action, I mean digging into your marketing budget. The best way to boost reach on Facebook is by paying for advertising.

This isn't a new trend. Facebook's been shutting the window on organic reach for some time. Between October 2013 and February 2014, changes in Facebook algorithms meant businesses lost around 49 percent of organic reach on average. In 2016 and 2017, more changes reduced reach by another 52 percent from that already diminished number.

Why can't you connect organically with more customers on the social media platform? Read More






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