Praise for The Professional Marketer
"The insights are from a true practitioner and far more relevant and valuable than most marketing classes at top-tier B-schools”
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Surely just one minute after I hit the publish button and graduate this manuscript to a book, some new technology will emerge that promises to change the future of marketing. That's what I wrote in the afterword to The Professional Marketer. And while it may not have been one minute, it’s amazing what’s happened in marketing since 2014. Over half a billion people have Instagram accounts. Starting in 2016, more people accessed the web via smartphones than desktop or laptop computers. Just to … [Read More...]
It wasn't too long ago that marketers were learning about retargeting. Now there's a new sibling in the advertising family named 'pretargeting'. So what's the diff? Pretargeting is an online advertising technique where marketers target individual buyers based on profile, past behavior or both. It's pre- and not re- because your ads get shown before your targets have ever been to your website. To my mind, pretargeting is a refinement of the age old advertising demographic; it is much more … [Read More...]
I’m a big fan of the buyer journey. It’s one of the most powerful marketing tools available. I’m also a big funnel geek and spend a lot of time counting leads and tweaking conversion rates. The buyer journey and the funnel are essentially the same idea – mapping the process a prospective buyer takes before becoming a customer. Understand how sales happen, and you can scale your business. Otherwise, you are merely hoping, which is not a strategy. Despite the power (not to mention the stress … [Read More...]
The Professional Marketer
Distilled from his career in the marketing trenches, Tim Mattthews has written the complete guide to the essential skills every marketer needs to master. If you work as a marketer, or hope to become one, you have a lot to know. The Professional Marketer is your guide book.