In the world of marketing it can be a challenge to know if something is a fad...or here to stay.
Every entrepreneur knows how to draw out the business model canvas on a whiteboard. Why? Because it's a critical for business success. It forces you to establish the core of the venture and figure out what levers you need to pull to make it a go.
But the canvas isn't a tool just for entrepreneurs or startups. In fact, we believe marketers should be intimately familiar with the business model...
Within 5 seconds, your value proposition should tell potential customers what you do and the value you can offer them. But that can be hard to do. In fact, many value propositions miss the mark.
Hundreds of times in your professional life, you're going to be asked -- "So, what do you do?"
Not knowing the answer to this powerful question can make or break your first impression with another person.
Podcasts have been called a lot of things.
The new radio. The future of blogs. The new book.
While the lasting impact of podcasts is still unknown, they’re a great tactic to build your thought leadership. Forbes said as much in 2017 when they said that, “Getting featured on TV or publishing a book still serve as gold standards for having achieved expert status, but podcasting has made it...
It’s no secret that it’s getting harder to stand out and build engagement online. However, many companies have found one strategy that works to gain influence, build awareness, and generate engagement—and that’s thought leadership.
Finding the right fit makes all the difference.
Whether that’s in the people you hire or the processes that run your team, we know when things work and when something feels off.
The same is true about the tools you use to power your marketing. It needs to be the right fit for you, helping you accomplish your goals, rather than draining your time, money, and energy.
As you launch your business, there are a million things you’re told you should do and think about.
Think back to group projects in school. Maybe, like me, you’ve been actively working to blot those from your brain. But humor me.
It probably comes as no surprise that all of us here at Simple Strat love HubSpot. We use their tools for our own business, help organize the Omaha-Lincoln HubSpot User Group, and are a certified HubSpot Partner Agency.