Mike Kappel — March 14, 2019 Follow @PatriotSoftware — March 14, 2019 Starting a business takes guts. And, pursuing your passion requires you to take risks. To maximize your entrepreneurial experience, you need to be willing to step outside of your comfort zone. Going outside of your comfort zone makes all the difference when it … Continue reading 6 Small Business Benefits of Leaping Outside Your Comfort Zone
Simon Bourk — February 25, 2019 — February 25, 2019 I am listening to the audiobook “the subtle art of not giving a fck” from Mark Manson and I am learning awesome things that can relate to our world of “Agile” and “Product Ownership.” The style of the writing doesn’t suit me well, but I … Continue reading Inspiration From Outside the Scrum World
Dave Brock — May 28, 2018 Follow @davidabrock — May 28, 2018 MichaelGaida / Pixabay The poet, John Donne, wrote, “No (wo)man is an island, entire of itself; every (wo)man is a piece of the continent.” Donne’s point is that none of us and what we do exists in isolation, we are part of a … Continue reading Silo-Busting, We Have To Look Outside Our Own Functions/Silos!
Messaging and SEO seen as most effective digital tactics, Snapchat easiest to execute Greg Sterling on April 6, 2018 BrandMuscle recently released a “State of Local Marketing” report for 2018. The sprawling document captures marketing and ad-spending trends among US small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) that participate in co-op or MDF funding programs where … Continue reading SMB marketing survey finds only 3% use outside agency or vendor
Dave Brock — February 6, 2018 Follow @davidabrock — February 6, 2018 coffeebeanworks / Pixabay I just read a good article on ABM, ABS, ABE (Account Based Marketing, Sales, Everything). It was well written and provided good advice on how to be more focused and effective in these areas. In every article I read on … Continue reading Why Would We Ever Do Anything Outside Our ICP?
Jeremy Durant — January 30, 2018 Follow @BopDesignSD — January 30, 2018 Hiring an outside B2B marketing agency comes at a cost, but can provide a significant value. In most cases, the value of working with an outside agency greatly exceeds any monthly retainer fees. Whether you are considering hiring a marketing agency, are in … Continue reading Why Consider Hiring an Outside Marketing Agency?
Lindsay Smith — December 2, 2017 — December 2, 2017 The other day, I heard a podcast in which Gary Vaynerchuk said, “If you care more about the end consumer than you care about your own self, you will win”. This is the heart of Customer Success. Gary’s background is in the wine industry, which … Continue reading Does Customer Success Mean Anything Outside of SaaS?
Ivan Ivanov — October 27, 2017 — October 27, 2017 The year is 2017. Living in the age of information we often neglect the fact that thirteen years have passed since the launch of Facebook in 2004. That’s almost the same time it took for the internet to achieve widespread adoption from the 1990s to … Continue reading Do You Need To Promote Your Facebook Page Outside Of Facebook?
Linking Out: LinkedIn Creates Audience Network, Serves Mobile Ads Outside LinkedIn by Laurie Sullivan @lauriesullivan, September 6, 2017 In a first, LinkedIn will now give advertisers a way to serve their native mobile ads — Sponsored Content — on other publisher networks, extending its flagship ad unit to tens of thousands of websites and apps. … Continue reading Linking Out: LinkedIn Creates Audience Network, Serves Mobile Ads Outside LinkedIn
It’s time to step out of your content comfort zone. Columnist Andrea Lehr explains why exploring ideas outside of your core focus can be an effective content marketing strategy. Andrea Lehr on July 19, 2017 “Tangential content.” It’s a phrase my team loves — in large part because it’s typically used when we’re having … Continue reading 5 reasons to create content outside your niche