Selling Basics – Detectives and DMUs (Video) and recommended books on selling

Posted on: October 30, 2020

Todays’ short (eight minute) video covers some core ideas in business-to-business (B2B) sales. It considers the need to undertake research before approaching a prospective client and how the research continues when you first make contact. The idea is to “be more detective” to learn about your prospect. It then explores the idea of the Decision-Making […]

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SEO update for professional services (October 2020)

Posted on: October 26, 2020 SEO update for professional services

On 21 October, the PM Forum East Midlands branch  organised a SEO masterclass webinar where Hugo Whittaker (Twitter account @ImpressionTalk) of Impression gave a fast SEO update for professional services firms. I have summarised his key points in this short article. See here for an introduction to SEO (Oct 2011) – and for an update […]

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Animal magic of buy-in and stakeholder engagement (Video)

Posted on: September 11, 2020

Today’s video provides 11 tips with the animal magic of buy-in and stakeholder engagement. (Video script – Animal magic of buy-in and stakeholder engagement) Hi. I’m Kim Tasso. I’ve spent many years helping people to achieve buy-in – that is, getting senior management and colleagues to accept and support their ideas. It’s the personal psychology […]

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Podcast – With Kiran Kapur of Cambridge Marketing College on soft skills for marketing professionals

Posted on: August 26, 2020

This podcast was released in August 2020 by Kiran Kapur of Cambridge Marketing College  on soft skills for marketing professionals   (Approximate script with links)  Introduction  Kim Tasso is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and has worked in marketing – as a director and a consultant – for over 25 years. She […]

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CIM’s Innovation in Marketing

Posted on: August 24, 2020 Innovation in marketing

People often ask me about innovation in marketing. There is lots of information around on the subject – particularly as we struggle with how to move out of the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, through technologically-disrupted markets and into whatever the “new normal” might be. So I thought I would revisit the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s (CIM) […]

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