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  • Fake Grimlock

    My all-time favourite blog post in the history of marketing blog posts

    January 20, 2017

    I’m often asked what I think makes a great blog post, so I thought I would share one of my all-time favorites. It’s unlike any digital marketing post you’ve ever read – and that’s one of the reasons why I think it’s genius. I discovered it as a guest post on a blog I follow about entrepreneurship and the internet (AVC - musings of a VC in NYC). The title of the...

  • global content marketing

    Can Your Global Content Strategy Pass the Mr Bean Test?

    January 19, 2017

    I’d like to talk to you about the greatest creator of global content our generation has ever known. This is a man whose face is instantly recognisable in almost every country on the planet. He’s created timeless TV, and two of the most ridiculously profitable films in history. He’s graced Olympics opening ceremonies, experimented with formats to appeal to new...

  • Self-driving Cars

    Where’s the land of opportunity for self-driving cars?

    January 18, 2017

    Almost a quarter of professionals worldwide would consider buying a self-driving car when they become available. That represents a sizeable, and potentially lucrative, market for self-driving car manufacturers to play in. There’s just one problem. As our new Infographic shows, the countries with by far the most enthusiasm are not the countries where self-driving...

  • Is your business just talking the talk on sales and...

    January 17, 2017

    One of the biggest problems with surveys is that people have a tendency to tell you what they think you want to hear. And this is...

  • Content’s Age of Exclusivity

    January 16, 2017

    A month or so ago I received a piece of content that blew my socks off. I hadn’t requested it or given permission for somebody to send...

  • Exposure Bucks

    Can a B2B marketing podcast reach 75,000 downloads?

    January 13, 2017

    When we started The Sophisticated Marketer’s Podcast back in May 2015, we had an ambitious target in mind. I had this idea that...