As we talk with business owners and executives across different industries, one thing is true of them all: they want measurable results, and they want them now. They also want to know where their marketing dollars go—and to see that investment drive results for their business.
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.
We know the hustle and bustle of marketing. It often seems like there’s never enough time to get everything done!
Is marketing just for flashy products that fly off the shelves? Or can it really make a difference for manufacturing companies? For leadership consultants? For service providers?
As you launch your business, there are a million things you’re told you should do and think about.
One of the most common questions we get from business owners and executives is, “How much should I spend on marketing?”
The world of marketing is moving so quickly, it can be difficult to keep your finger on the pulse of the industry. But that's exactly why our team hits the pause button every once in a while to attend events like AMA Marketing Week Live in Las Vegas.
Want to know the weirdest thing about the Inbound 18 conference in Boston last week?
The world of manufacturing is extremely competitive and ever evolving.
Yet, while many manufacturers have leveraged technology in the manufacturing process itself, relatively few have transitioned their marketing into the digital realm.
But that’s changing quickly.