Champions of marketing within logistics businesses need to put themselves in the CEO’s chair and think about the questions she would reasonably ask to determine marketing’s impact.
OK, cards on the table… no one’s ever called me “sexy.” It’s OK, I’m at peace with that. I guess I have other good qualities. But it would be nice, right? That’s why I was excited to hear the phrase “helpful is the new sexy” a few times at last week’s Inbound 2014 conference, sponsored
When you’re in need of a plumber, or an electrician or similar professional help, my guess is you ask three questions in succession: “Who do I know?” “Who do you know?” “Who’s out there who knows?” We start with “Who do I know?” Clearly, if you have someone you know and trust, questions 2 and 3
How clear and crisp is your company’s value proposition? In my last blog post, I talked about writing for websites and the importance of having a clear, simple expression of your company’s value. It’s important not only when marketing for logistics, but for any product or service. Here are a few websites outside the logistics
Logistics prospects don’t care about you, even if they are on your website! They care about their own fears, problems and goals. A clear strategy begets good copy.
The hazy summer heat has set in, so naturally all thoughts turn to… ice fishing. Okay, I’ve gotten my seasons a little mixed up. But I recently drove by one of our many lakes here in Northwest Connecticut and I remembered a visit to the same lake this past March. That’s normally a time when
My son plays minor league baseball, so I spend a fair amount of time in baseball stadiums. The bathroom layouts in these and other stadiums are pretty similar – long rows of pretty generic white urinals. But during a recent trip to New Jersey (sad to say I met neither Snooki nor The Boss), I
I’ve been doing B2B marketing and PR for a long time, inside and outside the logistics industry. There are a lot of people doing it right, certainly. But at many logistics businesses, there seems to be an undercurrent of dissatisfaction about marketing’s role in driving growth. The boss doesn’t really understand how investments in marketing