What’s a best practice, and how can I get one?

If you talk to customers for any length of time, you’ve probably been asked, “what’s the best practice for that? And how can I get you to deliver best practices to me?” I often struggle with this question because o the definition of a “best practice” may vary depending upon who’s asking and the act…

What is Agile Marketing and Why Should You Use It?

If you’re like many people, when you hear the term “Agile Marketing” you might wonder if the person is talking about some new dance form or other form of stretching rather than an exciting way to improve the way that you propose, build, and measure your marketing success. Don’t worry – you can start doing Agile…

Meeting of the Agile Marketing Minds

What do you get when you combine 10 marketers, a telepresence system, and some great food? You get the most recent meeting of the Agile Marketing meetup in Seattle – joined by some colleagues from Boston who stayed up after their meeting and shared their insights with us. On August 29th, the crew at Ant’s…

Agile Marketing in a Nutshell

Jim Ewel invited me to speak tonight at the Agile Marketing meetup in Bellevue, WA, and I was pleased to participate in and help facilitate a discussion around the concept of Agile Marketing. Agile Marketing is dedicated to the idea of making marketing more like the principles embodied by the Agile software movement. It’s a concept…

Perfect is the enemy of done

This is the 12th in a series of posts on Agile Marketing – the working definition of which is to “Create, communicate and deliver unique value to an always-changing consumer (or business) in an always-changing market with an always-changing product.” “When in doubt, punt rather than wait” Change is a fact of life, and especially in…