“We don’t have enough bandwidth…” is a common complaint that I hear when consulting with organizations. I’ve concluded this phrase actually means, “We’re so busy doing unproductive activities that we don’t have time to add new activities that would be more productive.” Does this problem exist in your organization or personal routine? Consider how plants
Archives for January 2017
How to Trigger More Sales for Your Business
Marketing is the art and science of persuading people to buy from a distance. Use of language and images convinces consumer that your product is worth purchasing. The persuasion process works by displaying “triggers” that incite people to overcome their own skepticism. Below are examples of effective marketing triggers: 1. Low Price: When people see
How’s Your Marketing Mindset?
The longer I consult (over 10 years now), the more I’m convinced that marketing effectiveness is directly tied to self-esteem. Results or the lack thereof come from the mindset you carry. For example, the belief that you are competent leads to proactive behavior, enthusiastic promotion, and increase creativity. In contrast, the belief that you are
10 Marketing Do’s and Don’ts for 2017
Happy New Year! As we enter 2017, you might feel overwhelmed with resolutions and the desire to improve upon last year. But, sometimes the hardest part is placing proper focus on the right priorities. With a plethora of ways to market your message, it’s easy to fall into analysis-paralysis. So, I’m giving 10 marketing “Do’s