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Monday, 13 January 2020 14:42

How to Build a Product Ecosystem

When you hear the word ecosystem, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Probably a frozen tundra or even a rainforest, which wouldn’t be surprising! Ecosystems work in a very specific 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 and Adobe are excellent examples of companies that have created thriving product ecosystems. But how is a successful product ecosystem built? Below, we have a few pointers for any companies that are attempting to establish their product ecosystem. 

 

Published in Marketing
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 17:10

How to be a light in a sea of darkness

Today more so than ever, it has gotten increasingly harder to make a dent in a market if you weren't the first one there or had the most money. With accessibility to the public amplified to unimaginable proportions, companies are having to do a lot more the get marginal results. This difficult predicament that these companies are faced with is forcing them to find different avenues and tactics to stand out amongst the crowd, to be a light in a sea of darkness.

Published in Marketing
Monday, 09 March 2015 00:00

The 5 steps to a positive mindset

Worked across the personal development (PD) space on a range of different industry magazines as I have for some years, I will admit to being a little bit cynical about the hype created by some of its spruikers.

I have a particularly harsh view of the ‘earn a million-dollars-in-a-minute’ personal development coaches who are all bombast and no substance, so when I come across people who offer true value in the PD space I am inclined to listen to them.
Published in Marketing
Sunday, 06 July 2014 00:00

Outside of the box: our $7 PR campaign

Recently, a client shared a sage piece of marketing advice, he said “If you have just $100 left in your advertising budget, your best investment is to use it to travel and share your story with your market face-to-face”. Today Marketing Eye put this advice to the test, with great success for one of our clients – Papa Gusto.

Marketing plans do not have to be intricate to be effective, nor do they to be supported by exorbitant budgets.  We keep it simple and achieve results.  
Tuesday, 20 July 2010 01:09

Butterflies… when was the last time?

The world wide web is such a wonderful thing.

Every day I spend more and more time searching, writing, commenting and reading information on the web. It’s part of my every day life almost like drinking water.

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