Increasingly an awareness platform: Amazon adverts is moving beyond search

Interesting post about Amazon.com as a top-of-the-funnel distribution channel; it could be the first platform offering brand building opportunities to brands with the advantage of real-time data. We’ve always considered […]

Strategy Models for Marketers (and Content Marketers)

When requested to design a marketing strategy to overcome a specific problem, we (marketers) often confuse goals with strategy. We start with goals, and we stop with goals – without […]

How a Common Content Strategy Unites Marketing’s Different Natures

I recently wrote about the two “natures of marketing”, brand awareness and short-term sales activation (or leadgen, as we B2B marketers are used to call it) and the role of content within the […]

The Long and the Short of it. And the implications for Content and Storytelling

If I think about the brands I’ve been working with or consulting in the last few years, the majority of them in the B2B tech space, short-term sales activation (or leadgen, as […]