Winning over prospective customers is never an easy task. You have to demonstrate that you are capable of delivering on what your product promises. Writing case studies are a perfect way to showcase your company’s ability to follow through on what you provide. A case study examines the customer’s challenge or pain point and what it took to get a solution. They can vary in length, but the case study should measure success using metrics that your client has agreed upon. A well-written case study shows the positive impact your business has on your customer base. Below, we discuss how to write a case study that will attract new leads.
When you hear the word ecosystem, what's the first thing that comes to mind? Ecosystems work in a particular way, wherein the biotic and abiotic components of any particular ecosystem work together to survive. Product ecosystems are not so different! A company creates a product ecosystem when they have several products that coexist to benefit the customer. Apple is an excellent example of a company that's made a thriving product ecosystem, with its synchronized phones, tablets, laptops, televisions, and even headphones. But how is a thriving product ecosystem built? Below, we have a few pointers for any companies that are attempting to establish their product ecosystem.
Today’s customers have more expectations for the products and services that they purchase than ever before. For companies that are providing products and services, you must understand what your customers are expecting and how to meet those expectations. That comes from listening to what your customers have to say. The connection between you and your customers is an integral part of your relationship with your customers. Marketing and sales can work together to develop a deeper understanding of what their current customers need and how to serve their prospective customers better.
It’s really easy to look at customers as a way to bring in revenue, which is a great misunderstanding of who they are and why are engaging with you. Every customer goes through a purchasing journey, and marketers and business owners desperately need to understand this journey. Never assume that you know what each customer needs! Spend the time and effort to understand what each customer faces when making a purchasing journey so that you can improve. Below, we have some considerations for marketers and business owners who are trying to understand their customer’s journeys.
Today’s consumer has more demands than ever about the user experience – they expect a more personalized, more consistent, and more relevant experience across the channels and devices that they use. This puts extra pressure on marketers to understand and deliver on these expectations, which requires an understanding of the customer and what they want. If you’re going to continue to engage with your current and future audience, you will need to create fresh, exciting, and emotionally engaging content.
Marketing is always changing. There are always new processes, new technologies or even new approaches to marketing practices. But there is one approach that is not only changing marketing, but it’s also changing how audiences respond to our efforts. Personalization is radically affecting the way that we project our message to the public, allowing our team to open and connect with the audience in an emotional, empathetic way to drive sales.
In Buddhism, your third eye, often denoted as a small dot between the eyebrows, is a representation of your minds eye. Many followers of the religion also believe the eye to be a representation of wisdom. Some Hindu philosophers view “the eye”, as an extrasensory perception, that is, being able to see things in your daily life not plain to the naked eye. In other words, the eye allows you to look beyond what you see.
In business, as in both the Hindu and Buddhist faiths, it’s important to open up your third eye; In my line of work, we call that your Marketing Eye.
What does that mean?
Design is one of the most important facets of any marketing campaign. Although it isn’t something we think too much about when we are looking at an ad, logo or a brochure, the fact is if the design isn’t attractive we just won’t read the paraphernalia.
Earlier this year Business Insider ran a piece on The 15 Worst Corporate Logo Fails. Topping the list was the London 2012 logo, which some mistook for a Nazi logo and others for Lisa Simpson being a very naughty girl.
The reason was simple. I realized that my life is not boring - it's just one big, exciting adventure.
#24yrold said to me yesterday when I was a bit down in the dumps, "Your life is not boring - every day is different."
She is right. Every day is different and if every day was the same, I would be bored mindless. It goes the same with people that you hang around with - if every person was the same, than life gets a bit dull - doesn't it?