Why is creativity so vital for B2B companies today, when traditionally it has been ignored - leading to many companies being labeled as mundane or boring?
How can you create an environment for employee's that "makes magic happen" - one in which they are engaged in their work and feel connected to the rest of the world?
Expectations drive the stereotypes that often divide sales and marketing departments. Sales expects marketing to create a simple message and deliver qualified leads, and marketing thinks sales wants them to do the work while they travel and entertain.
These assumptions complicate things. But is the divide overhyped?
It is a best practice to take something from one industry or department and use in another. The use of Lean is an exemplary example.
Topics: Maverick of Marketing
Empowering employees to be champions of your brand is more important than ever before. 92% of people trust recommendations from their family and friends over any form of advertising. Employees who are advocates for their employers help to lead recruitment, increase brand awareness and even drive leads.
Oftentimes in business we complain about too much data. But for marketers in newer companies, often there is no data to inform decisions. So how do marketing strategies change between established brands and startups?
Today in the digital age we are inundated with information and therefore the way people are persuaded has evolved. It's imperative that marketers authentically answer what problem your business solving for, and what its value is.