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Ivan Temelkov

9 Essentials for Building a Dominant Digital Brand

The internet has forever changed humanity. It might just be the best thing since sliced bread. From a business perspective particularly, it has absolutely revolutionized the way brands do business. Over 67% of consumers are inclined to purchase a product or service on a mobile device. 1 out of 5 people in Africa use the internet…


Tony Zambito

 In 2016, we will mark the fifteenth year since buyer personas were first introduced.  The journey, however, continues towards professionals and organizations gaining a true understanding of what buyer persona development entails. What is clear is buyer personas are now entering the mainstream of dialogue when it comes to overall customer understanding.  Incorporating Survey Data…


Andy Capaloff

Inbound’s Inverse: A Customer’s Perspective

Inbound’s Inverse I am your potential customer. You sell something I need, although I don’t yet know exactly what that is. A service, perhaps? Unfortunately, I’ve never heard of you. I can certainly tell you that if you find me and email me cold, I’ll delete it. I really don’t like speculative emails. Who can…


Jan Gordon

How To Link Business & Marketing With Buyer Personas

 By Tony Zambito One significant change in the past few years is the top of mind presence of the customer on the part of CEOs. The mandate of “getting closer to the customer” has never been stronger. Various surveys point to CEOs linking business growth to increasing customer engagement efforts, growing their customer base, and…


Jan Gordon

Before Jumping to Solutions, Know the Context

By Tony Zambito We cannot wait to offer solutions. We have the thirty-second elevator pitch, content marketing, presentations, lead generation, demand generation, sales training, and sales enablement. All designed to be proficient at offering solutions. Some companies can reach a fervent pitch with their marketing and sales in seeking to tell people or companies they…


Jan Gordon

Make Your Marketing Human-Centered. Here’s How

By Tony Zambito One of the most pressing questions facing organizations today is this one: How do we connect with the outside world of customers and buyers today? It is not an easy question to answer. Recently, we have had several studies, including those by Forrester and the Content Marketing Institute, which suggests companies have…


Jan Gordon

Marketing Strategy Begins with a Buyer Persona Profile

By Lee Traupel A buyer persona profile identifies who you are targeting with marketing initiatives. It’s the go to foundation of all your marketing. You may have more than one. Your surveys, samples and interviews will flesh out the optimum profiles which can be converted to actionable marketing profile docs. Four Critical Steps for Building…