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.
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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 lot of startups don’t have a documented marketing plan. Here are three good reasons you should have one.
Establishing a marketing foundation involves understanding your customers, identifying major themes, interviewing subject matter experts, and developing a content plan.
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.
Marketing experts have many different answers to this question but how do you know which answer is right for your startup?
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.
Prospects are evaluating your solution against alternatives (which may not be products) and communicating how you are better than those alternatives is a key part of great startup marketing.
You have a product people love and you understand who the people are that love it. Now’s a good time to build a marketing plan. There are 7 key elements of a good marketing plan: Segmentation, Competition, Value, Messaging, Goals and Measures, Tactics and a Timeline.