A Moment of Clarity
Marketing has been hijacked by tech people and the results aren’t pretty. The only thing more confusing to business owners and leaders than marketing is particle string theory. What matters and what works to fuel growth has been lost in a sea of acronyms, algorhythms, doublespeak, blathering nonsense and grift.Read More »
Nobody ever tells you when you don’t make the short list. They just disappear adding insult to injury.
In this week’s Moment of Clarity I share how chinks in your perception armor can cost you deals.Read More »
Hoo Boy! We raise the tough question about measuring the success of sales and/or marketing programs.
Are you measuring the wrong things?Read More »
In this new episode of my podcast Monfre and Myers Tell the Truth we crack LinkedIn wide open and make the case that, if you are a B2B company using LinkedIn to prospect, you are probably doing it wrong.Read More »
Since I’m constantly tinkering with social media to make it perform better, on a lark I decided to change the title by adding two words on June 5, 2021. As I write this post, the video below has 195, 473 views – 181K of those views in seven days. It is averaging about 27K views a day.Read More »
In this week’s Moment of Clarity I share my thoughts on how seeing your business as a system can help you improve and grow your business.
About fifteen years ago I completely disassembled an old Corvette I bought in a fit of bad judgment at a swap meet. Every bolt. Every washer. Every piece of wire.Read More »
For years now I’ve kept this highly guarded secret to myself because I didn’t want to let clients in on something that would surely render me useless to them. It’s not like I haven’t been asked a thousand times to reveal this secret – it comes up all the time in various forms but the essence of the question sounds like “What is The Magic Bullet marketing thing I can do to instantly make sales?”Read More »
My friend Matt Shultz sums up marketing strategy thusly. Companies want to eat their dessert first. We all love the sexy stuff of marketing dessert – web sites, brochures, videos, etc. But nobody wants to eat their vegetables first. Marketing strategy is the vegetables.
And if you want a healthy sales program, you have to eat your vegetables.Read More »
I recently dug this up from an old collection of books I keep for some reason although that reason has long escaped me. (I don’t remember setting out to be a library nor do I consider myself some kind of creepy bookworm. )
There are a number of books that have helped me sort out how B2B companies go-to-market and how marketing should work but Ogilvy On Advertising is easily one of the best.Read More »
A quick review of one of my favorite books, “Blue Ocean Strategy”. We’re going to need a bigger boat…Read More »