Engage Customer Centricity in the Right Way and stop fishing around! Today, digital bells and whistles and marketing buzzwords seem to overshadow basic business and marketing approaches. And unfortunately, Customer Centricity (a buzzword by itself) seems to have fallen into
Is your Value Funnel leaking? Stop leaving Value on the table!
The Santa Marketing Value Funnel is a customer centric marketing approach that converts insights into sustainable margins and customer loyalty.
An Unexpected Tale of Two Belgian Chocolatiers
Customer Centricity during a Chocolate Experience I’m always amazed how some marketing fundamentals are so often overlooked. Although Customer Centricity may sound complex to implement, the basics are pretty straight forward as you can read below. Every year in April
The 9 symptoms of an unhealthy marketing
What is unhealthy marketing? I have had a number of opportunities to interact with marketing organizations over the last years. Overall, the health status ranged from very healthy to unhealthy marketing and even terminal. Whether large corporations or young startups,
Marketing Brand Plan Monsters
Are the Marketing Brand Plan Monsters invading your organisation?
Marketing Coaching: The Key to Performance and Success
Marketing Coaching The reaction to my Marketing Coaching approach has been extremely positive. Hence I wanted to expand the topic with a post. Throughout my career I have observed 3 common traits in successful marketers: A display empathy for the
Marketing Planning: Time to rethink your approach
In essence, great marketing planning involve 3 key decisions. Decide where to go? Clarify the company strategy or Brand strategy. Translate the strategy into the next 12 months plan and deciding on where to allocate resources. And finally, decide on
It’s time to forget the 1/4 inch drill and the hole
Start focusing on customer insights It’s time to forget the 1/4 inch drill hole! Because true customer insights are tricky things there is a lot of confusion. How do you distinguish them from just plain customer needs? This led Theodore
“The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once” Albert Einstein
Are you trying to do all at once ? What a waste of time. Start making choices instead of priorities. Focus on the couple of things that truly matter.
Backtracking Marketing Execution
Marketing Execution: Backtracking from Activation to Strategy Like many marketers, I’m slightly professionally biased when it comes to marketing execution. Most people would impatiently wait for the commercials before heading over to the restrooms or kitchen. While for me the
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