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Last week on Tuesday August 25 I had the pleasure of visiting the EcoTuesday event at the Hotel Monaco in downtown Denver. I met with people interested in networking with green businesses. It was good to see folks out there that had an interest in the bigger picture beyond just the quickest way to make a buck.
An incredibly fundamental aspect of marketing and advertising that many companies miss, whether they are B2B or B2C, is consistency. Too many people let their fluctuations in budget elsewhere in the company alter their marketing plans significantly.
You may recall us talking about the value of Marketing in a revolutionized world of digital. This is the follow-up blog article to that past Marketing 2.0 blog, where we will dive a bit further into the "internet generation."
Large companies act small. It's all the rage among business gurus, and it's about time. The idea is that small business are nimble and capable of avoiding adversity rather than running into it full steam and hoping to absorb the blow. The marketing revolution of the 80's taught its proponents that the people need the company more than the company needs the people.
Ironically one of the first budgets that companies cut when times get tough is their marketing budget. The very aspect of business who's sole purpose is to make more sales and boost the bottom line, gets cut. I can't really blame businesses leaders though when so much of what they hear is "this look... that look... artistically speaking...". It sounds like a bunch of fluff. And it is.