The ‘Seven Ps’ and the ‘Four Pillars' of marketing are useful models to understand the marketing department’s role and the key responsibilities of any marketing team.
A lot of people think that marketing is all about the long-term. If you need short-term results, you should speak to sales. But while it’s true that marketing often works towards long-term goals, it can drive short-term growth.
Most business owners agree that measuring customer loyalty is important. But in our experience, surprisingly few have a system in place. If you don’t have a reliable process for measuring customer satisfaction, you’re going to struggle to improve it.
This is the third in a series of posts exploring how to work with marketing agencies. In the first post, we looked at how to identify the type of help you need, shortlist potential partners and invite them to pitch. The second looked at how to brief your chosen partner and agree budgets. In this final post, we’ll look at how to manage your agency relationships and get the most out of them.
Most of us have probably had one or two sleepless nights during this crisis, especially business owners. Sometimes the best way to put your mind at rest is to take a moment to address all of the questions that are buzzing around it.