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Spotting AI-Generated Content: Unveiling the Telltale Signs

Recently, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as a powerful tool, offering efficiency and speed in generating content. Yet, it should be utilized as just that—a tool. While AI can aid by streamlining processes and providing quick solutions, it’s crucial to recognize its limitations and the importance of human oversight. The human touch is indispensable in ensuring that content retains the essence of your brand, resonating with your audience on a personal level, and delivers accurate industry knowledge. Read more

Thrive in Niche Terrain: Aviation SEO Strategies for Success

In today’s digital landscape, where online presence is crucial for businesses across all sectors, understanding and harnessing the power of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is essential. While the principles of SEO remain universal, navigating the unique landscape of our industry requires a tailored approach that combines data-driven insights with genuine understanding. Understanding the SEO Fundamentals At the heart of effective SEO lies a genuine understanding of its core principles. Read more

AI in Aviation Marketing: Unmasking its Potential and Constraints

In our unique market of aerospace and defense marketing, the fusion of human expertise with artificial intelligence (AI) heralds a new era of innovation and efficiency. However, while AI, exemplified by platforms like ChatGPT, offers remarkable capabilities, its integration into industries as intricate as aerospace and defense presents unique challenges. In this blog, we’ll explore the immense potential of AI in marketing within these sectors, while also shedding light on its limitations and the indispensable role of human guidance. Read more

In the Know: Common Queries on Marketing Agencies Answered

If you have ever wondered what a marketing agency is, I can assure you that you aren’t alone. In fact, the exact phrase “What is a marketing agency” is searched over 390 times per month – and that doesn’t include any other phrasing of the question. In this blog, AERPOWER will answer the most searched and common questions about marketing agencies. Read more

Strategic Ascent: The First Steps in Aerospace Marketing Development

In a competitive industry, like Aerospace & Defense (A&D), a well-structured marketing strategy can make all the difference. If you’re an A&D company venturing into the world of formal marketing strategies for the first time, it can be an exciting but challenging endeavor. In this blog post, we’ll guide you through the initial steps to help your aerospace company embark on a successful marketing journey. Read more

Demystifying the Role of Marketing in Aerospace and Defense Companies

Marketing plays a crucial role in the success of aerospace and defense companies (we will explore this more below). However, there are common misconceptions about the responsibilities of a marketer’s role. Often, there is an unrealistic expectation for a single person to handle all aspects of marketing, which is akin to expecting a pilot to also perform the duties of an aircraft maintainer. Read more

How to Apply Self Service Buying Concepts to Aviation Marketing

Can we ‘Amazon’ the aviation industry? When I mentioned that name, I bet you immediately knew what it is synonymous with. Amazon and other shopping services have infiltrated our way of buying by facilitating quick and easy ways to buy and receive goods online. Some may not like this or are against this concept, but reality is Amazon is thriving due to creating convenience in our lives. Read more


Okay – I don’t think I have to state this, but making sales in our industry isn’t easy. We face multiple challenges such as long sales cycles, selling high-value products, and a large amount of competition. As an industry, we don’t tend to value marketing the same way that others appear to – our focus is much more heavily on the engineering side. Read more

What Content should be on my aviation website’s homepage?

Let’s talk about your aviation website’s homepage The year 2022 is upon us, and as marketers I think we can all agree that having a digital presence is not only important but crucial if we want to be competitive in today’s market. Yet our industry still seems to lack a bit of focus in marketing, particularly in the website department (as more of our attention is generally in other areas such as R&D and Engineering). Read more

Your Brand – An outsiders perspective

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of “branding”? Was it a logo? Funny enough, the first couple search results that popped-up for me in Google were ads for logo design. But your brand is so much more than just a logo, in fact its more than your marketing department. It extends throughout your entire business. Just this past weekend, I switched from cell phone service provider A to provider B. Read more

Four ways to get more budget for your aviation marketing efforts in 2022

All marketers want more budget, but how do we turn that desire into a reality? By proving value. This blog explores four ways that can help you prove value and make your business case for more marketing budget. Apply what you have learned. The past couple years taught us many new things, especially with the pandemic looming largely over most of it. Read more

7+ Reasons Why Blogging Should be One of Your Aviation Marketing Tactics

Let’s chat about blogging. Blogging first appeared in the early 2000’s and by now we should all know what it is. Just ask anyone, they will probably say something like “an online journal” which can be true, but the formal Oxford definition is actually a lot more business minded. Noun – a regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual or small group, that is written in an informal or conversational style.OXFORD Read more

Maximizing Your Creative Partnership: 5 Essentials for Successful Aviation Marketing

Outsourcing your marketing can be stressful, especially when you don’t already have an established partner or agency. In my experience, having been on both sides of the company-agency relationship, I recommend these 5 things in order to maximize your experience.  1. Transparency & Honesty  As a creative partner with a focus on a strategy-first approach, it is important to share as much information about the business as you reasonably can. Read more

SEO for (Aviation) Dummies

“What is SEO”“What does SEO stand for”“What is SEO Marketing”“How do I improve my SEO?”“Quick fixes for SEO” “How do I rank better in search?” “How to improve search engine optimization” Any of these questions sound familiar? Well, you aren’t alone. In fact the first three questions stated receive 22.2k, 3.6k and 3.6k searches respectively on average per month according to SEMrush.  We all know that SEO is import, that we need SEO but we don’t often really understand what SEO is – and it really has become a term that seems to overwhelm us. Read more

How to win market share in the aviation industry

Often, our first reaction to this problem is to study our competition and either simulate exactly what they are doing or we overly indulge in how to beat them in the market. And there are tools that exist to help with this analysis: Hubspot ToolBuffer Tool Crayon  Tool  While this is one way of combating your competition, another option is to spend your time improving the presentation of your own offering. Read more

Content Marketing For Aerospace & Defense

Over the past few years, you have probably heard of Content Marketing. It has steadily gained popularity and is now one of the most widely adopted marketing practices. In fact, according to a presentation given at Digital Annex University, content marketing accounts for 25-35% of total marketing budgets. While this may not be the case in the aviation industry, content marketing is on the rise and rightly so – especially now as our industry (a highly traditional marketing industry) has been forced to quickly adopt more digital methods due to a global pandemic.  Read more

Is Your Aviation Website Performing?

We actually get this question a lot. Maybe not directly but it seems that when sales are down, the website is the first channel to get blamed. And honestly, your website should get a lot of attention as it is often times the main or first impression of your brand a customer may have. According to a Forbes study 65% of people see online search as the most trusted source of information and another study – over 85% of consumers conduct some sort of online research before making a purchasing decision. Read more

How to leverage your website and make smarter marketing decisions

Ok ya’ll I am a TOTAL nerd when it comes to website data. Your website is a gold mine of information that can guide you to smarter marketing decisions and the best part – it doesn’t even need to be that complicated. Using just a few tools like Google Analytics, Gravity Forms and UTM Codes can give you a pretty good view.  Read more

How to Utilize (and Crush) Long Sales Cycles

The aviation industry has such long sales cycles, what can I do to stay top of mind? Sales cycles in the aerospace industry can be daunting, averaging up to six months (or longer) – a so-called ‘quick win’ is hard to come by. As a result, this makes staying motivated a bit challenging. Sometimes you feel you are almost nagging the potential buyer by following up, “Hey, just checking in to see if I can answer any questions on our proposal?” Read more

Pro Tips for First-Time Marketers

I’ve never done marketing before but I know our business needs it to support growth. Where should I start? This is the number one question I get from new clients. Well, this and ‘how much money should I spend on marketing?’ My response to each of these questions is a bit to unpack – hang with me on this. While we want the answer to be easy (and believe me, I wish it were), it’s a bit more complicated. Read more