Browsing articles in "Product Development"
May
3
2011

New Articles Coming Soon

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Hiya kids! Long time no see! Just wanted to drop a quick update to let you know that a new series of articles are coming soon. I’ve been pretty busy over the last 6 months at my latest stint back in the corporate world. I can’t share what I do because…well I don’t know, but they told me not to. I can tell you that I’m a fancy pants, and I can tell you that […]

Feb
27
2009

Small Business Marketing – Growth Stage 3b: Meeting Demand

We continue the series on the small business lifecycle with a discussion on how to meet skyrocking demand during the growth stage of your business.

Feb
11
2009

Small Business Marketing – Growth Stage 3.a: Accelerating the Tipping Point

This article is going to be about Accelerating the Tipping Point. If you remember, one of the things we discussed in the Introduction Phase was targeting the innovators, early-adopters, and influencers. In this phase, we are going to start to leverage those relationships to help pass our message to the mass market.

Feb
9
2009

Small Business Marketing – The Growth Phase Overview

This article will serve as the jump point for our discussion of differentiating your business during the growth phase of the industry lifecycle.

Feb
3
2009

Small Business Marketing – Startup Phase 2.d: Metrics and Flexibility

We are going to wrap it up the introduction phase of marketing series with a discussion on using the data you collected to further refine your strategy and tactics while you are in the heat of battle.

Jan
30
2009

Small Business Marketing – Startup Phase 2c: Research and Target Market

This article is the third installment of differentiating yourself in the the introduction phase of the market lifecycle. In it, we will discuss several options for defining, qualifying, and surveying your target market.

Jan
26
2009

Small Business Marketing – Startup Phase 2.b : Public Relations (PR)

In this article we discuss the use of PR to help build awareness about your product in the introduction phase. Targeting influencers and early-adopters, Finding the Players, and Getting the Word Out

Jan
22
2009

Small Business Marketing – Startup Phase 2.a: Introduce and Intrigue

In this article we begin to discuss strategies and tactics you can use to differentiate yourself in the Introduction phase of the lifecycle.

Jan
20
2009

Small Business Marketing : Startup Phase Overview

This article is all about the goals of marketing in the introduction stage. We will then spend an article on each of the sub-goals within this phase and some strategies and tactics to achieve them.

Jan
16
2009

Small Business Marketing Part 1: Lifecycles – Startup, Growth, Maturity, Decline

In this first article of the series on standing out in your market, we cover the basics of the product/industry lifecycle and explain some of the identifying factors of each. In later articles in the series, we will call out specific strategies and tactics that you can use depending on what stage you find yourself in.

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