Marketing in a time of Coronavirus – Pragmatic ideas

Posted on: May 7, 2020 Marketing in a time of Coronavirus – Pragmatic ideas

“Love in a time of Cholera” by Gabriel García Márquez is a great book. It reflects many themes we are experiencing today such as the Coronavirus plague and the attempts to maintain relationships across great distances. So what about marketing in a time of Coronavirus? Once professional service firms transitioned staff to working from home […]

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Book review: A practitioner’s guide to Account-Based Marketing (ABM) – Accelerating growth in strategic accounts by Bev Burgess with Dave Munn

Posted on: February 8, 2020 Book review: A practitioner’s guide to Account-Based Marketing (ABM) – Accelerating growth in strategic accounts by Bev Burgess with Dave Munn

A shorter version of this book review appeared in the February 2020 edition of Professional Marketing Magazine  Have you ever wondered about the difference between KAM and ABM? Well, this 2017 book “A practitioner’s guide to Account-Based Marketing (ABM) – Accelerating growth in strategic accounts” provides the answer: you design an integrated marketing and sales […]

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Marketing planning in a nutshell

Posted on: June 16, 2017 Marketing planning in a nutshell

I provide many public training courses on marketing planning in a nutshell. But questions about marketing planning arise in many other public and in-house training courses on business development, referrer management and social selling. And of course people ask me for a standard marketing plan template. But it’s rarely as simple as filling in a […]

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Book review: Effective client management in professional services – How to build effective client relationships by Jack Berkovi

Posted on: January 28, 2015

I’ve just finished reading and reviewing this 340 page book (“Effective client management in professional services – How to build successful client relationships” by Jack Berkovi) for Professional Marketing magazine and you should be able to read the article shortly http://www.pmforum.co.uk/magazine/ . I thought I’d share some of the material that didn’t make it into […]

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Accountancy marketing case study – Grant Thornton and Lexis® Interaction® aligning partner KPIs with business objectives

Posted on: October 3, 2014

At the recent PM Forum conference, I picked up an accountancy marketing case study from technology suppliers there about the use of marketing technology by accountancy firm Grant Thornton. The Senior Executive – CRM, Marketing and Business Development talks about the use of the CRM solution amongst the 200 partners across 25 offices at the […]

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