Why all Marketers Should Aim for a T-Shape

A young, fresh-out-of-college marketer who was just starting out approached me the other day. She was smart, she was ambitious, and she was hungry for some advice. What should she focus on moving forward? My answer: drill down on the marketing aspects that interest her, but stay T-shaped. There has been much talk in digital […]

Why Personas Are Here to Stay

Many companies are using 2D persona cut-outs these days, an approach that has limited success. But you can really get some amazing results from your buyer personas if you take the time and effort to dig a bit deeper than everyone else when creating them. What is so amazing about personas? The wonderful thing about the […]

Marketing and Statistics, a Match Made in the Cloud

I’ve been teaching a marketing metrics course recently. It’s a great opportunity to reflect on concepts that I often take for granted, topics that I am familiar with but don’t think about much in my day to day. For me, one of them has been statistical analysis. I took several statistics courses back at university as part of my degree. I […]