I had the good fortune of spending most of my childhood in a rural area. One day, when I was 13, my dad asked me to get on our old Farmall red tractor, drive down to the barn and get a few bales of hay. My father gave me a crash course in how to start it, shift gears and steer. And then I was off–…Continue reading "5 Things to Know Before Buying Marketing Automation"
Posts Tagged ‘strategic planning’
Friday, October 1, 2010
Thursday, January 7, 2010
In a quest to grow revenues, marketers are often charged with discovering and branching into new markets. And while the “green economy” sure looks promising, Western companies are discovering that state and privately owned Chinese enterprises are establishing strong footholds. In a race to develop…Continue reading "New Markets: Too Late For Green Technology?"
Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Strategic planning helps marketers answer what to sell, who will buy it, and how to beat competitors in the marketplace. However, in today’s volatile and chaotic marketplace, some executives argue that it’s better to “fly by the seat of your pants” and skip forecasting. What happens when strategic…Continue reading "When Strategic Planning Gets Locked in the Basement"