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Brand Purpose: Beyond features and benefits, companies win with their whys

Not too long ago, the popular advertising strategy was to promote product features like low calories, shavers with pivot heads and toothpaste that removes stains.

Trout's 'Abouts' Shape Seven Marketing Strategies

Trout's seven 'Abouts' shape marketing strategy

Marketing strategy is first about finding your difference, then finding the best way to get your differentiating idea into the minds of your prospects and customers.

Innis Maggiore - Marketing Holy Grail

Find your business’ marketing Holy Grail

In the Christian tradition, the vessel Jesus and his disciples used to drink wine at the Last Supper is called the Holy Grail.

Innis Maggiore - Durable Competitive Advantage

How to build durable competitive advantage

Warren Buffet, the “Oracle of Omaha” and arguably one of the greatest investors of all time, is a man whose perspective is widely respected across a variety of business disciplines.

Innis Maggiore - Positioning in Digital Marketing

Positioning in Digital Marketing: Start with positioning to win online search

In the 1970s, Jack Trout and Al Ries first coined the term “positioning” for use in the field of marketing.

Innis Maggiore - Positioning and Papa John's

Positioning and Papa John's: Backstory of how positioning propelled pizza giant

Papa John’s had brand positioning, but didn’t know it until a chance conversation. Positioning and Papa Johns go way back.

Innis Maggiore - Building a Brand

Building a Brand: Differentiate, strategize, target and shout from rooftops

Have you found your brand’s positioning idea? Southwest Airlines is low cost. FedEx is overnight delivery. Volvo is safety. When building a brand, you must differentiate.

Innis Maggiore - Differentiation in Business

Differentiation in Business: A marketing lesson from Mickey Mouse

Winning brands are desirably different in consumers’ minds. Differentiation in business is what helps them win.

Innis Maggiore - Brand Reinvention

Brand Reinvention: Reinvent or die

What do you do when even a good coat of polish doesn’t make your shoes shine anymore?

Innis Maggiore - Brand Positioning

What’s a brand anyway? The basics of brand positioning

Dunkin’ Donuts is planning to change its name to Dunkin’. The move is the latest example of corporate repositioning to make news that mainstream media will report.

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Brand Purpose: Beyond features and benefits, companies win with their whys October 09, 2019

Not too long ago, the popular advertising strategy was to promote product features like low calories, shavers with pivot heads and toothpaste that removes stains.Then we shifted to something with more personal relevance:...

Seven ways to win in a commodity market September 04, 2019

Many of the more than 5 million businesses in the United States compete as commodities hamstrung by not understanding how to grow and thrive.On the monopoly-to-commodity continuum, the closer one is to the commodity side...

Digital Marketing vs Sales: Digital dictates need to reset sales and marketing August 22, 2019

When I was a kid and my dad wanted to buy a car, the first place he would go was the car dealership.Dad wanted information and the car dealer had it. The dealer used that information as bait to get you in to the dealersh...

Trout's seven 'Abouts' shape marketing strategy July 25, 2019

Marketing strategy is first about finding your difference, then finding the best way to get your differentiating idea into the minds of your prospects and customers.The explosion of choice for the consumer is the direct ...

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