Do You Highlight Pockets of Opportunities? Evidence Driven?

There is no linear sales and marketing approach, no matter what the current Marketing Funnel experts says. There is not anything new in these processes except for the tools being used. Elmo St. Lewis developed the funnel in 1898, it is still the same basic philosophy. Today’s marketing is about being there. Being in the Read More …

Planning and Pursuing Your Customer Portfolio 

I often use Kim and Mauborgne’s (Blue Ocean Strategy) Pioneer-Migrator Map as a beginning step in identifying customers and organizing clusters for engagement and exploration. It is certainly not meant to be a direct comparison but it offers a unique view of the material. I like to look at growth opportunities through real people, and clustering from the known Read More …

Knowledge And The Funnel of Opportunity

The Funnel of Opportunity is my interpretation of successful marketing practices today. It is an idea about understanding spaces and eventually shaping them through a knowledge building process. Clusters and their edges attach as knowledge and experiences become relevant. This relevancy can be acquired through people, platforms, process or product/service. LinkedIn Articles Knowledge Vee: https://lnkd.in/eduEU9w Read More …

Need a Landing Page, Autoresponder, and Yesterday’s Thinking

Digital Marketing has made it so easy and automated. We have all been here. We start out creating a landing page, give away something of “value” and dump the contact into an 8-piece auto-responder over the next 15 to 30 days and then transition them to our regular email base to keep in touch. We Read More …

Choose a Single Word to Describe Your Marketing

If you had to choose a single word to describe the dominant thinking in your marketing, what would it be? Showing, Telling, Learning, Collaborating, Empowering or… A very simple suggestion and very telling. If you review your marketing collateral can sort and organize them in a storyboard fashion. Then put them in columns and put a Read More …