Future Marketing Manager – A checklist for success and how to get promoted

Future Marketing Manager – A checklist for success and how to get promoted Posted on: May 21, 2019

At the January 2019 presentation of the popular Future Marketing Manager course at Professional Marketing Forum, one of the group exercises was to write a checklist of what marketing and business development executives needed to do to be promoted to and successful as managers. So here is a checklist for success and how to get […]

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Commerciality – Finance, pricing, innovation and research

Commerciality – Finance, pricing, innovation and research Posted on: May 13, 2019

Earlier this year we ran the first “Commerciality – Finance, Pricing, Innovation and Research” workshop through Professional Marketing Forum. https://www.pmforum.co.uk/training.aspx.  I am delighted to report that the consensus was that it was a success (even though we have some tweaks to make to the timing for all the group exercises). Here are the highlights:  Aims […]

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Book Review: Malcolm McDonald on value propositions – How to develop them, how to quantify them (by Malcolm McDonald and Grant Oliver)

Malcolm McDonald on value propositions – How to develop them, how to quantify them Posted on: May 7, 2019

This book review of “Malcolm McDonald on value propositions – How to develop them, how to quantify them” appeared in the April 2019 edition of Professional Marketing magazine. https://www.pmforum.co.uk/pm-magazine/pm-magazine.aspx Like much of Malcolm McDonald’s superb work, this isn’t an easy read as the proposed approach is thorough and analytical. It will, however, appeal to those […]

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How technology drives marketing intelligence and efficiency

Posted on: May 4, 2019

This article “How technology drives marketing intelligence and efficiency” was published by Intapp on April 29, 2019 https://www.intapp.com/blog_posts/how-technology-drives-marketing-intelligence/ Intapp recently connected with industry influencer, Kim Tasso, to discuss how technology is impacting and improving marketing. Tasso, the managing director of RedStarKim Ltd., is an independent management consultant specializing in the professional services sector. This is […]

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Writing tips for finding news stories, backstories and explainers

Posted on: April 29, 2019

When you are writing articles and blogs you usually focus on topical and newsworthy stories and developments. However, at a recent writing workshop we discussed the role of well-written pieces of explanatory material when they are used as backstories and explainers. So here are some writing tips for finding stories, backstories and explainers. Introducing stories, […]

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