The always entertaining Douglas Burdett created this video book review of Subscription Marketing, as a companion to his Marketing Book podcast. If you haven’t heard it, I highly recommend the Marketing Book Podcast as a great way of keeping up on what’s going on in the world of marketing.
Reading Joe Pulizzi’s new book Content Inc is a welcome shock for someone who lives in the engineering-driven, growth-hacking Silicon Valley. The book’s message: start your business by building an audience with content, before you write a line of code. Once you own the loyal audience, figure out what that community wants and build it. Wait – […]
The world of business and marketing is filled with good books, and few people have time to read all of them. If you haven’t read it yet, make sure that Youtility by Jay Baer has a place on your list. Youtility was published in 2013 – it’s taken me two years. (My bad!) It’s relevant […]
As soon as I read this statement, I knew I’d like the book: “It’s time to move the discussion away from today’s latest hot marketing tools and tactics to what really counts: convincing customers to trust you with their business – not just once, but time and time again.” That’s the voice of reason. More […]
Question of the day: Are memberships one variation of the Subscription Economy (as suggested in John Warrillow’s The Automatic Customer, which I reviewed here)? Or are we really experiencing the growth of a Membership Economy, for which subscriptions are merely one revenue model? Which is a subset of which? Or does the reality look something […]
Subscriptions aren’t just for magazines anymore. Technology companies, retail businesses, industrial services and suppliers, and countless other companies rely on subscriptions to sell goods and services to customers. Think about it: Amazon AWS is a technology subscription, while Amazon Prime is a content and services subscription that drives retail sales. If any part of your […]