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Why Every Startup Really Needs a Marketing Strategy

Why Every Startup Really Needs a Marketing Strategy - http://www.markevans.ca Avatar Posted by mapleleafmark under Startups
From http://www.markevans.ca 2103 days ago
Made Hot by: BizWise on March 3, 2017 8:38 pm
For many startups, a marketing strategy gets between them and tactical execution. In theory, it seems like a good idea but strategic plans are bypassed or receive little attention because a startup is focused on getting stuff done.

But not having a marketing strategy is a major mistake. In fact, Read More

So You Really Want To Become a Consultant?

So You Really Want To Become a Consultant? - http://www.markevans.ca Avatar Posted by mapleleafmark under Self-Development
From http://www.markevans.ca 2111 days ago
Made Hot by: blogexpert on February 23, 2017 1:47 pm
I get approached on a regular basis by people curious about consulting. Here's some insight from eight years in the consulting trenches. Read More

Is Social Media a Complete Waste of Time and Money?

Is Social Media a Complete Waste of Time and Money? - http://www.markevans.ca Avatar Posted by mapleleafmark under Social Media
From http://www.markevans.ca 2115 days ago
Made Hot by: businessgross on February 21, 2017 11:45 am
Is social media a waste of time for startups and brands? Is it a good use of time, people and money to focus on something that doesn't move the needle? Read More
Many brands struggle with storytelling, even though it continues to gain traction as a sales and marketing tool. The key to creating stories is being aware of what's around you and what you're experiencing, as well as reflecting the interests and needs of your customers. Read More

Startups That Avoid Marketing Are Doomed to Fail

Startups That Avoid Marketing Are Doomed to Fail - http://www.markevans.ca Avatar Posted by mapleleafmark under Startups
From http://www.markevans.ca 2165 days ago
Made Hot by: thelastword on January 1, 2017 3:21 pm
Startups that don't embrace the value of marketing are doomed to fail. Even if their products are great, they won't reached their full potential if not enough people know about them. Read More

How to Rediscover Your Passion for Blogging

How to Rediscover Your Passion for Blogging - http://www.markevans.ca Avatar Posted by mapleleafmark under Marketing
From http://www.markevans.ca 2195 days ago
Made Hot by: LoopLooper on December 2, 2016 11:29 am
Blogs can deliver a lot of marketing benefits but many brands struggle to keep them vibrant because they're a beast that constantly needs to be fed. Here's some advice on how to rekindle a blog. Read More

Pizza Pizza's "Accidental" Marketing Bonanza

Pizza Pizza\'s \"Accidental\" Marketing Bonanza - http://www.markevans.ca Avatar Posted by mapleleafmark under Success Stories
From http://www.markevans.ca 2199 days ago
Made Hot by: SimplySmallBiz on November 29, 2016 10:59 pm
Pizza Pizza, a large chain, launched an offer that featured massively discounted tickets to the Grey Cup, the championship game for the Canadian Football League. While the CFL cracked down on the offer, Pizza Pizza scored a huge marketing win. Read More

Five-Minute Startup Presentations Are Storytelling Opportunites

Five-Minute Startup Presentations Are Storytelling Opportunites - http://www.markevans.ca Avatar Posted by mapleleafmark under Startups
From http://www.markevans.ca 2201 days ago
Made Hot by: Digitaladvert on November 26, 2016 3:19 am
Too many entrepreneurs fail to engage audiences when they give five-minute presentations at events. They follow a rigid presentation format, rather than telling good stories. Read More
As visual storytelling becomes more popular, platforms such as Instagram are being embraced by marketers looking to be different. Read More

Ask These Questions Before Throwing Yourself in a Startup

Ask These Questions Before Throwing Yourself in a Startup - http://www.markevans.ca Avatar Posted by mapleleafmark under Startups
From http://www.markevans.ca 2227 days ago
Made Hot by: centrifugePR on November 1, 2016 7:52 am
Startups can be seductive beasts but would-be entrepreneurs need to ask themselves some hard questions before taking the leap. Read More
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