Category: Marketing

Why Every Start-up Needs Marketing

So, you want to tell me about your company or why every start-up needs marketing I recently reviewed several dozen start-up websites, some for competitions, others for advisory work, and a few as part of an initial introduction. In all cases, I was asked to give the companies feedback on their products, not their websites..

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10 Tips for Creating Great Thought Leadership Content

Writing good thought leadership content isn’t easy. Writing great thought leadership content is even harder. Follow these 10 Tips for Creating Great Thought Leadership Content to transform it from good to great. 10 Tips for Creating Great Thought Leadership Content Write about what you know. If you are researching a topic and trying to find.

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What is Thought Leadership?

What is thought leadership? Thought leadership content associates an organization or an individual with ideas. Thought leadership strives to establish credibility in a domain with the intent of making the organization or individual more attractive as a supplier, partner, or advisor. Many collaboration companies, for instance, develop thought leadership that looks at the future of.

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What is a Thought Leader?

What is a thought leader? A thought leader establishes a unique perspective on some aspect of the world. A thought leader shares their perspective, and they bring people along in their learning journey. Thought leaders don’t lock into a perspective and keep repeating the same ideas over and over. Thought leaders recognize local variances, the.

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How to Become a Thought Leader: 6 Essential Steps to Establish Credibility

Many visitors to Serious Insights ask How to become a thought leader. This post offers six fundamental steps every thought leader must traverse. Learn how to create a thought leadership strategy here. How to become a thought leader: the bottom line Thought leaders reflect a wide variety of traits and skills. But for those seeking.

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Customer Service Perceptions Form In The Smallest of Moments: A Routine Maintenance Story

A customer service story. This morning I spent way too much time trying to get a $10 credit for car service I had performed last week. You might think, “ten dollars, let it go.” While $10 is a good lunch, it was more about the initial response than the $10. The $10 became the token.

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How Not to Give THAT Vendor Presentation

Presentation Tips: How Not to Give THAT Vendor Presentation Trade show and conference attendees don’t like vendor presentations, and neither do conference organizers. Why? Because most vendors send a sales or marketing person up to do the company pitch, even when they committed to not doing the company pitch. The problem is, the vendor probably.

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Thought Leadership’s Golden Rules [Infographic]

Thought Leadership’s Golden Rules Thought leadership isn’t just for individuals. In the Serious Insights guide “Thought Leaderhip’s Golden Rules,” you will learn how to use thought leadership to shape people’s perception of a company, its products and its services. Firms large and small want to be thought leaders. Thought leadership derives from strategic differentiation, a.

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Developing a Winning Thought Leadership Strategy

What Is a Thought Leadership Strategy? How do you think about the future of your market? Does your organization include people who help shape your industry? What unique insights does your organization have about its market? What is your vision for the future of your customer? The answer to these questions should be coordinated by.

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What Can Marketers Learn from the Comic-Con Exclusives Strategy?

Inside Comic-Con Exclusives What Can Marketers Learn from the Comic-Con Exclusives Strategy? A lot if you want to increase the worthiness of your product by making it look scarce. Exclusives are a big deal at Comic-Cons (I covered the exclusives process in GeekWire last year. See Exclusive! The inside story of Comic-Con’s most coveted collectibles)..

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