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Marketing authentically

This article on marketing authentically is an extract from the marketing book: “Chase One Rabbit: Strategic Marketing for Business Success. 63 Techniques, Tips and Tales for Creative Entrepreneurs”. Nick was an expert furniture maker. His products were more than furniture – they were works of art. Clearly, his products were not for everybody, but for […]

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International Marketing Mistakes

Here are some classic examples of international marketing mistakes, arising from advertisers’ failure to see the product from the customers’ point of view. The Vauxhall Nova car flopped in Spain. In Spanish, “no va” means “does not go”. General Foods’ cake mixes didn’t sell well in Japan. In Japan only 4% of houses are big […]

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Creative Marketing book selling world-wide

The creative marketing book ‘Chase One Rabbit’ is selling worldwide in eBook, paperback and Audiobook formats. ‘Chase One Rabbit: Strategic Marketing for Business Success. 63 Tips, Techniques and Tales for Creative Entrepreneurs’ is a creative marketing book that combines inspirational stories and practical techniques, inspiring entrepreneurs to make their businesses even more successful by using […]

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Authentic Marketing for Creative Businesses (video)

Authentic marketing is the process of communicating openly, honestly and genuinely with customers and other audiences. Authentic marketing can only occur when you are ‘on the same wavelength’ as the person or people with whom you are communicating; it is about finding a natural resonance with audiences so that communication is easy, natural and genuine. […]

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Creative Business Workshop at HUBBA Thailand

David delivered a creative business workshop for creative and digital entrepreneurs at HUBBA Thailand. His creative business workshop “Designing Your Creative Business” was attended by more than 30 creative businesses at the HUBBA workspace in Bangkok. David’s interactive workshop focused on business growth using appropriate business models that achieve success in terms defined by the […]

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Customers are ‘ploggers’

Customers are powerful. We can’t control customers and we can’t control what they say. All we can do is guide them to some extent. We can provide them with the stories they will tell. It’s interesting to look at the progress of this thing called ‘marketing’. Around 50 years ago, marketing communications was all about […]

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How to Reverse the Advertising Message

Your advertising message could be misinterpreted in the other countries, cultures and languages. An advertisement for washing powder simply had three images: dirty washing, a washing machine using the detergent advertised, and then clean washing. It was a very simple and effective concept. The only problem was that this was published in a Middle Eastern […]

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