Strategy

Post Archives

sales and marketing transformation pillars

3 Key Elements Of A Successful Sales And Marketing Transformation

By Hunter Nelson | May 17, 2021

Generating a steady stream of leads and growing annual revenues at a rate that satisfies you, your investors, and your employees can be a significant challenge. It requires transforming your organization into a sales and marketing company as much as it does providing the product or service that your selling. I’ve worked in various capacities…

revops organizational structure in saas

What Is The Meaning Of RevOps In SaaS?

By Hunter Nelson | April 8, 2021

You may have heard the word RevOps a time or two at this point, but what does it actually mean? Well, in my opinion, it’s just a fancy way to redefine what used to be the marketing function, back into a cross concern team that spans the full customer lifecycle. Once upon a time, marketing…

saas startup idea product validation

How To Market A Tech Startup

By Hunter Nelson | November 30, 2020

Wondering how to market a tech startup? If your like me, you’re connected to the technology world and news and see countless stories, social media posts, and other such claims of tech startup success. Maybe you have some skills that pay the bills in your day job, or maybe you’re just a hungry entrepreneur looking…

marketing on slack channels

Is Slack The Next Frontier In Business Development?

By Hunter Nelson | November 19, 2020

Lately I’ve been spending a lot of time in Slack channels.  As a solo founder I’m primarily dependent on reaching out to other people on social media networks such as Reddit, LinkedIn, and Slack to exchange ideas and keep up with current happenings in the marketplace. Through that process I’ve become quite involved in several…

wasting money on marketing

This Is Why Your Marketing Sucks

By Hunter Nelson | November 16, 2019

Marketing sucks when you take a piggish outlook to investing in it, which ultimately leads to poor ROI and frustration. If you’ve ever done any reading on investing in the stock market, I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase “bulls make money, bears make money, and pigs get slaughtered”. Lately, I’ve been talking to a lot…

happy marketing intern for small business

Marketing Consultant For Small Business

By Hunter Nelson | October 1, 2019

It can be a tough reality to face for some small business owners, but eventually every business is going to hit a growth ceiling where networking and referrals will no longer be enough to move the needle. Hiring a full time chief marketing officer or other senior in-house resource to launch a marketing department is…

marketing budget for small business

The Ultimate Guide To Setting A Marketing Budget For Small Business

By Hunter Nelson | August 19, 2019

Many businesses get their start as a one-man operation and rely almost exclusively on word of mouth, referrals, and other organic offline means to get past their initial growth stages and establish a revenue stream. Once the initial founders outgrow their capacity and begin to hire employees, the need to develop a more formal sales…

inbound marketing lead magnet graphic

What is Inbound Marketing?

By Hunter Nelson | June 12, 2019

Inbound marketing is the process of designing a marketing strategy that results in customers coming to you to do business. This is in stark contrast to outbound techniques which rely on you or a sales team reaching out to prospects to educate them about your services. Most business owners are familiar with outbound tactics such…

Grow Your Business in the New Year

5 Ways to Grow Your Business in 2021

By Hunter Nelson | January 6, 2019

The rush of the holiday season is over and we are moving into what is typically a rest, recover, and rethink period for business owners. As consumers and businesses take a break to let their wallets recover during the early part of the year, it becomes a great time to think about 5 ways to grow your business in 2019.