Napoleon Bonaparte said, “There are two levers for moving men: interest and fear.” These are indeed the two master motivators, and all others are subset of these behavioral drivers. Because we humans can be motivated in a surprising variety of ways, using the correct incentive (including message and offer) for a specific audience is a […]
Many companies need to transition from push marketing to pull marketing. This article discuses the pitfalls and strategies of converting from an outbound to inbound marketing model.
Clinically speaking, a manic depressive disorder is defined by the presence of one or more episodes of abnormally elevated mood. Some manic episodes include increased energy, activity, with rapid talking & thinking, followed by sustained periods of unusual, even bazaar behavior. That would describe some social media personalities. No One Home They don’t post to […]
Why You Need to Explore the Pull Marketing Model Imagine the next meeting of the local B2B marketing group, and you stand up and say. “‘I’m Chris R and I used to be a pusher.” Not a pusher of drugs of course, but a pusher of marketing. Most of us who have been in the […]
Let’s talk about being noticed in the social media community; being noticed without being obnoxious or looking desperate that is. Getting noticed in a good way is beneficial for business. Organizations work hard to position themselves as the experts in a certain field, the authorities, the go-to-guys, the ones-in-the-know. Here are some quick ways to […]
“In marketing there are those who satisfy needs and those who create wants.” – Juan Carlos Castillo There was a time when the housewife relished the thought of a salesman knocking at the front door; excited to see the latest technology for cleaning the floors. People actually enjoyed watching commercials when they first appeared at […]
I talk to a lot of B2B marketers, CEOs and business owners and get to hear about the difficulties they are experiencing in sales lead generation and management. These companies have a crying need to get sales leads in large quantities to feed their hungry sales forces. While every situation is unique, there are four problems that we see repeatedly: