Businesses may believe they are behaving in a customer-centric manner. However internal obstacles often prevent their actions supporting more than one or two stakeholder groups.
Effective marketing isn't about adopting a piece of technology, being clever, or winning awards. It's (still) about appealing to basic human emotions.
The traditional roles of sales and marketing have evolved, as technology has shaped and influenced customer buying behavior. Marketing now does more, but that doesn’t mean the role of sales is now irrelevant.
How many of us wake up and ask ourselves how we can offer LESS than our competition? Probably no one – yet that may be the most important question you can ask yourself about your small business.
Today’s marketers can’t just simply rely on Big Data for their decisions, any more than they can rely purely on gut feeling. Today’s marketing is about the combination of the two.
There are any number of reasons why your target customer doesn’t think your product is all that.
The demo is there to back-up the claims that your solution will solve the problems that you’ve said it will solve. It’s not about features and benefits.
Lead nurturing is the process of building relationships, reputation and trust with sales prospects in ways that are consistent, timely and relevant.
I don’t want salespeople repeating marketing copy or technical specifications from the website. If I want a parrot, I’ll buy one.
The vast majority of companies aren’t very good at producing marketing experiences that pass the “Fight or Flight” test. I’ll go as far as to say that I’m betting that your company is one of them.
Don’t try to go up against your customers when it comes to content for web search results. You won’t win.