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Marketing techniques, tips and hacks for startups and early-stage growth businesses providing practical, hands-on advice and insights with real-world applications.

The Power of Feedback Loops

The Power of Feedback Loops and How to Use Them

Feedback loops are essential to our development and success. They are the basic mechanic for how we learn and grow as human beings. As we progress through our everyday lives, we constantly use feedback loops to guide us; making observations, corrections, and taking actions based on feedback from an array of different sources. Evolution itself […]

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Marketing to Tribes vs Crowds

Marketing to Tribes vs Crowds – Leveraging Tribes for Growth and Creating a Movement

“A tribe is a group of people connected to one another, connected to a leader, and connected to an idea.” Seth Godin Seth Godin codified the concept of ‘tribes’ in his instrumental 2008 book of the same name. Technology – and specifically the internet – has bred huge societal change as communities have scaled from local […]

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The One Page Marketing Plan Template

Creating, and using, a Marketing Plan is a critical aspect of any successful business or marketing operation. However, this doesn’t mean spending hours grafting to generate slide after slide of PowerPoint, or pages and pages of documents. The planning process should be informed, considered, and swift; moving onto action quickly so you can test, optimize […]

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Top 10 B2B Marketing Trends 2017

2016 has seen some significant shifts in the B2B marketing landscape; yet 2017 is likely to witness even greater developments as the pace of technological innovation accelerates; competitive pressures increase in more challenging market conditions; and buyers demands become heightened given their experiences as consumers. Here therefore are my top 10 B2B marketing trends 2017: […]

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Reasons established companies and brands should be working with startups

10 Reasons Why Established Companies and Brands Should Work With Startups

Established companies and brands are increasingly working with startups to enhance their own capabilities and create new competitive advantages. This trend is growing, and will continue to grow, as more and more organizations are recognizing the benefits, and seeing the results of collaborating with startups. Here are ten key reasons for established businesses to be working […]

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Open Marketing

Trends in the Era of Open Marketing

Marketing has progressed more over the last 5 years than in the last 5 decades. Technology has fuelled innovation that has moved customer experiences and built new expectations, which in turn have driven further technological advances and innovation. The IoT era will result in even more sweeping changes to our lives, our work, and our communities […]

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Marketing Events 2016

Looking for Marketing events to attend, sponsor or speak at in 2016? Then check out the following directory which is updated with the latest events from the US, Europe and around the world. JANUARY 6-9 CES 2016 – Las Vegas, USA 14-17 Periscope Community Summit – San Francisco, USA 25-26 Frost & Sullivan: Digital Marketing […]

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