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What Marketing Can Offer Business – Part 1


Perhaps it’s because it’s the end of the week, but I’m feeling bullish about our profession! Marketing has a lot to offer the top table. Done properly the marketing department can be a critical constituent of doing business well, growing orders, increasing revenue, deepening margins, and driving cash by building […]

The story you don’t want to hear…


The edited transcript of a speech I gave to the PRMoment (www.prmoment.com) conference on “Storytelling:  The role of public relations as a content provider” on 20 November 2014 in London… Story-telling is as old as the oldest civilization.  The Australian aboriginals painted symbols from stories on cave walls as a […]

Why I Love B2B Marketing…


There’s a great initiative that’s been kicked off by the Business Marketing Collective (www.businessmarketingcollective.com) to challenge marketers in the B2B space to say why they love B2B Marketing.  You can follow the story on Twitter at #iloveb2b.  Here’s my contribution… I love B2B Marketing. Because it is the toughest profession […]

The Five Rules of B2B Social Media Marketing


The edited transcript of a speech I gave to the PRMoment (www.prmoment.com) conference on “Social Media in B2B Communications” on 11 September 2014 in London… So here we are again. Another day, another social media conference. Social media has been the favourite topic of PR, communications, and marketing conferences for […]

The History of Content Marketing


Here’s the edited text of my speech to the B2B Marketing Annual Conference held at Cavendish Square in London on 7 November 2013… To be clear, today I’m representing my views – not those of the firm that I work for. And it’s one of at least eight different views […]