No one likes to fail. I know I don’t. And, I’m betting you don’t either.
That’s why I want to do my best to help you prevent your marketing strategy from falling apart. Even though you might just be getting started building your marketing strategy for next year, there are some things you can do now to set yourself up for success and, hopefully, reduce your chance of failure.
One of the best ways to avoid failure is by learning form others. That’s why in today’s episode of The Marketing Huddle, Stan and I are highlighting
some of the biggest reasons why marketing strategies fail. Understanding these common marketing pitfalls will help you avoid these issues as you’re planning for next year.
Avoiding a Marketing Strategy Failure
Today, we’ve got an action-packed, rapid-fire episode for you. In less than 20 minutes, we give you 15 reasons why many marketing strategies fail.
I don’t want to give it all away, but here is a little taste of what we cover in this lightning round episode:
- Why we talk a LOT about understanding your customers;
- Why I
call out some social media advice consultants give;
- How messaging can create big problems for your business;
- Why marketing can’t save a bad product or service;
- Why patience is a virtue in marketing;
- Why you must pay attention to your competitors; and
- The problem with confusing objectives with strategy.
This is a meaty episode that you don’t want to miss. You’ll get a lot of value in less than 20 minutes. Don’t miss it!
Listen to the Show
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For show notes and other resources, check out our post on The Marketing Huddle.
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