I gave a talk a few weeks ago at OneEleven in Toronto. The audience was mainly early stage startups looking to learn a bit more about marketing and sales. I covered some of what I consider to be the bedrock underlying principles of building a revenue or growth engine for an early stage startup. You […]
Startups often struggle with how they should market and sell their offerings. In my opinion great startup marketing and sales starts with a deep understanding of these 2 things
Just because the B2B buying process is complex and long, doesn’t mean you can’t speed it up. Here are 6 ways to do it.
The definitive list of all of the things that a senior startup marketer is responsible for.
This presentation is from a startup marketing workshop I gave this week. The deck covers how startup marketers can design a marketing plan and programs in a more strategic and less tactical way to address the 3 root causes of bad marketing.
Great marketing is based on a solid understanding of target customers. Here I’ve shared a customer worksheet that I’ve used in the past to help me track what is known and not known about my target buyers that I use as a foundation for building a marketing plan.
Crafting great value propositions is a critical marketing job but creating them isn’t easy. This template helps capture the necessary inputs and assumptions.
Most startup marketing plans are useless static documents. Here’s how to build a marketing plan that’s a dynamic operational blueprint for the marketing team.
A good startup marketing plan is based on understanding customers but that doesn’t mean you won’t be tracking and adjusting a set of assumptions.
Many startup marketers will immediately jump to deciding which tactics to execute on before they have explored their target customers. In this presentation I talk about why there might be a more systematic way to approaching building a startup marketing plan.