Not Having a Marketing Process Is Not An Option

In my work as a marketing consultant I often meet with marketing departments and small business owners to discuss, “how they are building awareness and visibility for their products or services?” What I end up finding is that their mindset toward marketing is a one time deal, I call it the “shotgun approach.” They believe Read more about Not Having a Marketing Process Is Not An Option[…]

Five Stages of The Marketing Process

Most small business owners view the customer journey from a very traditional and outdated point-of-view with stages such as Awareness, Consideration and Purchase, but for years I’ve promoted and consulted on executing a more holistic and effective approach in this “customer centered era” we live in today: Awareness, Education, Sample, Purchase and Refer. These stages Read more about Five Stages of The Marketing Process[…]

The Marketing Process That Gets Results Right Away [Updated for 2018]

Marketing as a process is just a mindset that never gets old! The fact is, although I’ve been speaking, writing and practicing the idea of marketing as a process for years, it always remains relevant, no matter what marketing trends and technologies come and go. Nothing creates mystique in business more than the concept and Read more about The Marketing Process That Gets Results Right Away [Updated for 2018][…]

Solving the Most Frustrating Part of Marketing as a Process for Small Business

When I founded Indispensable Marketing I spent most of my time telling any small business owner that would listen that this may be hard for you to come to grips with but “marketing is a process, not an event.” It can be compared to breathing.  You can’t live very long from a single breath. It Read more about Solving the Most Frustrating Part of Marketing as a Process for Small Business[…]

4 Marketing Process Elements to Activate Your Marketing Plan

A powerful, action-oriented marketing process is an essential part of every organization, and offers an enormous opportunity to differentiate and grow your business. There are undisputed benefits to developing a marketing process— a marketing process activates the marketing plan, creates control, guides priorities, generates accountability and provides a way to measure your results— along with Read more about 4 Marketing Process Elements to Activate Your Marketing Plan[…]