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Join me for 2 great events, November in Boston

Updated December 1, 2015 – see links to presentation slides below.

I’m presenting at two great upcoming events in the Boston area – see you there!

agile-marketing-meetupDigital Transformation:
New Solutions, New Marketing Opportunities
Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 6:00 pm
Boston Agile Marketing Group
Boston, MA
Presentation Slides (Slideshare)

Digital transformation enables companies to innovate in new ways and better serve customers.  Learn how to create disruptive solutions from the leaders.

 

BPMAlogo_big_colorSolution Marketing – Best Practices
Thursday, Nov. 19 at 6:15 pm
Boston Product Management Association
Waltham, MA
Presentation Slides (Slideshare)

Everyone has a “solution” – or do they?  Learn how leaders like Apple, Uber and EMC are transforming markets to drive growth.  You’ll learn what solutions are, how they’re different from products, and how solutions help winning companies to better meet customer needs. 

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Agile Marketing Resources

If you’re a solution marketer today, there’s a good chance that you are, or will be, using agile marketing.  Read on to learn more.agile

Last night I attended a great event at the Boston Product Management Association, The Marketing Plan is Dead, by Jon Gatrell of Pragmatic Marketing.  For some companies, agile marketing is replacing the traditional waterfall marketing plan. Problem is, agile marketing is a “newish” discipline, so many attendees were left wondering what to do next.  Where can you learn more?  What companies are successfully using agile marketing today?

To answer that challenge, following is a very short list of my favorite resources:

Be sure to comment below on additional resources that have helped you.

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Beyond Products: Solution Marketing

By Steve Robins

February 16 Presentation to the BPMA

 

TBPMAhanks to everyone who attended Thursday’s presentation at the Boston Product Management Association, Beyond Products: Solution Marketing.  You helped to make it one of the best discussions I’ve ever led on solution marketing.

You can find the Beyond Products: Solution Marketing presentation slides as well as the Solution Marketing Framework, along with other solution marketing content on Slideshare.

          
I hope you’ll continue the discussion in a variety of ways:

  • Before you do anything else, make sure to join the Solution Marketing Pros group on LinkedIn where you can share your successes and get help with your challenges from other solution marketers.  The group includes folks from leading companies around the world including…

    Acronis, Adobe, ADP, Akamai, Amazon, Ariba, Aspen Technology, Autonomy (HP), Box, Cisco, CSC, Dell, Eloqua, EMC, Endeca, Epicor, FirstBest, Gartner, HCL, Hitachi, Honeywell, H-P, IBM, Informatica, Iron Mountain, KANA Software, Kronos, Level 3 Communications, Lionbridge, McAfee, Microsoft, Misys, Motorola, NetApp, Nortel, Nuance, Oracle, Orange, Pegasystems, Pitney Bowes, Progress Software, Red Hat, Salesforce.com, SAP, Sapient, Seagate Technology, Siemens, SONY, SunGard, Symantec, Tata, TELUS,  TIBCO, Time Warner Cable, Tripwire, Verizon, Vertex, Wipro

  • Follow my Twitter stream for the latest solution marketing news.
  • Check out additional articles on The Solution Marketing Blog – and be sure to comment!
  • Come back for next month’s solution pricing presentation by Jim Geisman
  • Contact me if you have additional questions, s.robins [at] SolutionMKT [dot] com

Special thanks to the great folks at BPMA for organizing this event.

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Content Marketing: 5 Things You Should Know

– By Steve Robins

Jon Kranz Speaks at BPMA

Content marketing is a core part of the educate and engage phase of the SIVA or SEVA model.

5 Things You Should Know - The Solution Marketing Blog

Last Thursday, I had the opportunity to hear Jon Kranz present at BPMA (Boston Product Management Association) Content Marketing.  I’ve heard Jonathan present before and once again, he didn’t disappoint, adding new insight to content marketing (i.e., marketing using content).  I recommend two of his eBooks, the eBook eBook (seriously) and The Content Marketing Playbook (coauthored).  If you’re a solution marketer, sooner or later you’re going to need to use content marketing.  Here are 5 things that you need to know about content marketing:   Continue reading

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