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Add Understanding To Truth

Let’s start with truth.  It’s a wonderful, unavoidable, exhilarating, depressing, freeing, and confining thing … and most important as a marketer, it will always find a way to surface.  So begin by acknowledging exactly what your products and services are; … Continue reading

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Propellers Or Anchors: What’s Attached To Your Marketing?

Propellers and anchors have specific and opposite functions: One is designed to move you, and the other is designed to hold you in place.  Being held in place is not necessarily bad, but it is not moving you ahead. Sometimes … Continue reading

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A Client’s Bill Of Rights

I’ve written about what it takes to be a great client .  Here is a list of 15 “Rights” you, as the client,  should expect from a great marketing agency.  This is also a way to tell if you are … Continue reading

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To Be A Great Marketer, Be A Great Client

If you believe just paying your marketing agency is enough to get their best, then you’ve probably not learned how to be a great client, and you’ve never achieved your company’s full marketing potential. Continue reading

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Social Media – One Big Trade Show?

Ever get the feeling that social media is turning into one big trade show … you know the kind I mean, where 90% of the booth traffic is other exhibitors and/or competitors, and not necessarily your customers.
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Lady Gaga Marketing 1O1

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, a.k.a. Lady Gaga, and her management/creative team of Matt Williams, Troy Carter, and Vincent Herbert, have created a marketing template for today. Continue reading

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What Would Marshall McLuhan Say?

I’m interested in how social media impacts the way the world “shows up” for people, and how that dictates/affects their behavior in it. Continue reading

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