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What Do Science, Sales, Marketing and Harley-Davidson Have in Common?

Posted by Carole Mahoney  1/12/12 7:11 PM

Marketing Lessons from Harley Davidson & Dr. Dave Reibstein

Last night the Maine Center for Creativity hosted a talk with Dr. Dave Reibstein (herein referred to as Dr. Dave) To be truthful, I had signed up for the talk in November and had forgotten about it. The reschedule reminder email and title "Creativity & Innovation: The Good, Bad, & Ugly" prompted me to leave the house for the first time in days. (ok, so what if I really just needed an excuse to get out of the office and on the road...)

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Topics: scientific marketing, sales development, advanced analytics

A Smarketing Birthday Wish

Posted by Carole Mahoney  11/4/11 3:44 PM

Today is a signifigant day. Not just because it is my birthday. Not just because there only about 40 valid selling days left to the end of this year. (And no, not just because we're at the doorstep to winter.)

But today is the day I draw my line in the sand. That line is smarketing.

Through the past 10+ years of various study, practice, test and trial it seems as though the past month has been like the labor of an 11lb baby. But the pain is forgotten once the vision has a name.

From the first website I created in college after I convinced my hard nosed, stubborn, and passionate boss to dump her yellow pages website and let me and my college buddies create one for a 100$. (It is still generating business for them today.)

To spending my entire first consulting check to go to NYC for the first time and study with visionaries like Brian & Jeffrey Eisenberg, authors of "Waiting for your Cat to Bark". (That may not seem a big deal to you- but to this country chick it was.)

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Topics: smarketing, scientific marketing, sales and marketing alignment, sales and marketing revolution

Do You Need Marriage Counseling for Sales and Marketing?

Posted by Carole Mahoney  9/25/10 2:52 PM

Why can't marketing and sales just get along?

This is not a new problem, it has existed, since, well.... always! I call it the blame game.

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Topics: marketing strategy, sales funnel, scientific marketing, sales, marketing

Why is Internet Marketing like Science?

Posted by Carole Mahoney  1/22/10 1:01 PM

Ready or not- it has been here for a while and if you are just coming around to this realization you may have some catching up to do.

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Topics: scientific marketing, new age marketing, internet marketing strategy, recession marketing

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