|February 26, 2013|
|The Power of Education in Marketing|
|By Sally Ormond|
| What’s your idea of an effective marketing message?
BUY FROM US BECAUSE WE’RE BRILLIANT!
Hmm, I’m guessing your marketing campaigns haven’t been very successful then.
Contrary to popular belief, your marketing message isn’t actually about you.
Nope, it should be about your customers because, at the end of the day, they are far more important than you. Without them you don’t have a business.
You see marketing should all be about education – gently nudging the reader to the realisation that your product or service is the thing that’s going to change their life for the better by solving the issue/challenge/problem they’re facing. [...]
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|Make These 5 Marketing Changes in a Smartphone Dominated America|
| In 2013, smartphone penetration in the United States will reach 57%. This is when we cross the chasm – the majority of adult Americans will have, in their pants, access to most of the world’s knowledge, at all times.
Information is the enemy of excuses. (tweet this)
If you make a bad decision today you’re just lazy. Whether it’s a choice of breakfast sandwich, a car, or a dentist, content marketing strategist or any other service, you have in the palm of your hand all the [...]
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