https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guxtt3eMYcM In this video I answer the question, "why does marketing fail?" It simple really. We don't know the product, customer or market. So get out of the office and go to where the work is actually being done. You'll be surprised how fast your marketing efforts turn around.
Social media engagement is hard. First of all, how do you get people to engage? Secondly, how do you know if it worked? Today I want to review three recent LinkedIn posts on my personal account. What types of posts performed best? What does “performed best” even mean? The first post promoted a blog article... Continue Reading →
Story sizing. I just felt the collective grown from the mere mention. In Agile, we’re expected to understand the size of work before we do it. Then we give work, or “stories”, a size relative to other work we need to do. It seems pretty straight forward right? [insert moan] SIDEBAR: Is it just me... Continue Reading →
I hate it when people say a joke, no one laughs, then say it a second time assuming no one heard it. We heard you. We just don’t care about what you said. That’s the behavior Veterans Affairs (VA) is taking with their email strategy. This is the definition of marketing by committee. I don’t... Continue Reading →
I've spent a lot of time researching video marketing in preparation for my next marketing plan. There is a wealth of information on the trends and stats surrounding video marketing. Ultimately I've decided, after all this research, that video is replacing the classic one-page sales slick as the go-to-source for B2B marketers to decimate information... Continue Reading →
I have been MIA for a while now. This is mostly due to my deep involvement in producing the 2nd zColo Magazine for work. This has been a labor of love - as well as surely taking years off my life. I invite you to peruse the magazine's online version. Feel free to leave me... Continue Reading →