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It's a remarkable feat to be successful by anyone's definition, especially your own. I always find that the hardest markers are ourselves. We tend to be most critical of what we do, how we do it and what outcomes derive from the fruits of our labor.
Hiring new employees is a time-consuming process. Not only are you trying to find the skillset to fit the position, but you also need the right personality to fit the office. Many companies have the candidates go through several steps in the interview process to make a more informed decision on the applicant. Studies show that it takes an average of 27 working days to acquire a new employee, and most of the top talent will be off the market by then. But this is a very important process, and it’s important to know why and how you are attracting candidates.
Today on the worldwide web where companies are all blasting promotions and announcements, it’s inconceivable to expect a Google search on “how-to” marketing to garner any attention,
Sales Reps in the Business to Business space are always looking to find ways to work smarter, not harder. Looking for more creative ways to source leads, better ways to set those quality appointments to ultimately close them. Video Marketing has been a part of marketing strategies for years, but now it is making its way in the sales cycle. In the digital age, we live in reps are sending emails to prospects daily, whether completely cold or in response to an inquiry. Instead of that multi-paragraph, bulleted, formal and quite frankly dull email they are simply attaching a quick 2-3min video introducing themselves, their company and where they can add value. Implementing Video Marketing in prospecting emails adds value to your sales team by:
All of us deal with marketing at some point or another in our work lives. Whether we are ourselves markets, or you work with your companies marketing department. Whatever the case may be, there is a specific idea behind marketers and how they should be personality wise. Like how you expect your salespeople to be able to talk to anyone, we have certain expectations for marketers and what they should be like for them to be effective at their job.
Last year in the United States Ad spending reached $151 billion, almost a 5% jump from the year before. It is widely known amongst the marketing community that complacency is the same as regression, so not only is there an urge to spend more on marketing, but also to spend it differently.
Throughout my time at school studying marketing over the years, I would have to say that there are parts of marketing left out of the lessons and topics consistently. We are all aware of pieces of marketing like promotion and advertising, but there are so many other aspects of the field that are not equally known. Channel marketing is a vital and intricate part of the marketing process, and without it, would not be the same, and possibly could seize to exist. Whether you are a student of marketing- like myself- who wants to know more about this seldom noted topic or you are are a business owner who is wanting to simply know more about the world of marketing and what it has to your operations, there is a lot to be learned about how channel marketing works.
The job of a marketer has changed and morphed over time. The position used to be more simple and straightforward, only focusing on a few things. With the advances in technology and the connectivity that the internet has provided for people all over the world, marketers are asked to do more tasks in less time. The marketer of today has become a hybrid position, the result of a marriage between business and creativity. The two main points or goals marketers are to maintain or increase their company's brand while doing the same for their revenue. These two areas are often polarized and at times not align with each other.
“Advertising is the same thing as marketing” most of us at some point have either heard this statement from someone else or have even said it ourselves. I know for a fact that I had at one point when I was in my marketing class in high school, and we started a lesson on advertising, and I had wondered that in my head throughout the lesson. That question sparked a fascination in my head and even followed me to college, where I decided to study both of the subjects. I love both topics very much, they have given me insight different aspects of the field that I would not know about if I had chosen to focus on just one, and its that experience that I believe gives me the credentials to attempt to explain not only the differences in the topics but also how they complement each other.
Marketers, by nature, are "people people'. Not saying that every single one is an extrovert who pitches ideas like a used car salesman, instead, they are continually working towards finding what the best way to convey value onto the desired market is. If marketers are to effectively construct a strategy, campaign, or any other type of related activity, they first need an understanding of who their audience is. There are many ways, especially in today's age of technological advancement, that people can get these insights without really knowing too much about the thought process of the brain itself. Sure, it is smart to make marketing decisions based upon quantifiable reasons, but they are also other substantial factors that can and in my opinion, should be taken into consideration during this process. Furthermore, along with those technological advances, there have been advances in the medical field as well that play a massive part in the decision making of marketing plans.