How to Innovate Marketing

Sales reps can only be as good as the product and message they represent. Before companies can hire Sales reps, they need a great product with messaging that conveys the benefits to customers. Sales reps need support from marketing in the cross functional organization of tomorrow. The messaging should be able to prevent customer objections.Continue reading “How to Innovate Marketing”

Growthhacking a Non-Profit or Professional Association

https://www.slideshare.net/markfulop/nnswwa-slides In Non-Profit Organizations, funds to help people and causes are largely generated from donations and grants. Donations and grants are what pays employees and other operational expenses. While many Non-Profit organizations get donors to donate money, they struggle to get repeat donations from these donors. According to Seth Godin, the average donor retention rate isContinue reading “Growthhacking a Non-Profit or Professional Association”

How to be a CMO & Create the Marketing Function of an Organization

image via http://www.ey.com/gl/en/services/advisory/ey-dna-of-sales-and-marketing-leaders-reinvention-of-the-cmo#.WCsll-YrLIU The role of CMO needs to focus on more than just marketing to increase sales as seen in this chart. Image via http://blog.marketo.com/2007/04/are_you_a_cmo_o.html To have success in the CMO role, you need to: get executive buy in on authority and the ability to make changes, otherwise you are doomed to fail. Brand MessageContinue reading “How to be a CMO & Create the Marketing Function of an Organization”

Will EdTech/E-Learning CEO’s/CMO’s Improve Learning for Teachers & Students?

EdTech & E-Learning companies are doing great work. However, I have identified a gap in their marketing strategy that could leave them vulnerable to competitors. None and in some cases very few of the people in the Marketing function of the organization were former Teachers. You can do a search on LinkedIn to verify this.Continue reading “Will EdTech/E-Learning CEO’s/CMO’s Improve Learning for Teachers & Students?”

How Businesses will Increase Sales by Improving How they Hire Marketing Staff

image via http://www.slideshare.net/NashvilleTechCouncil/the-power-of-smarketing-40266445 Sales reps can only be as good as the product and message they represent. Before companies can hire Sales reps, they need a great product with messaging that conveys the benefits to customers. Sales Reps need support from marketing in the cross functional organization of tomorrow. The messaging should be able to preventContinue reading “How Businesses will Increase Sales by Improving How they Hire Marketing Staff”

4 Examples of How Social Media platforms can increase Revenue & Engagement

I have examined 4 ways how social networks can increase user revenue & engagement. The last is how a brand partnered with a Social Network to drive product sales. Publishing/Marketing/Branding 1.Why all Social Networks should build a Publishing Platform Social Networks are great places to discuss and share ideas. While many networks have developed variousContinue reading “4 Examples of How Social Media platforms can increase Revenue & Engagement”