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What Marketers Can Learn From The SNC-Lavalin Fiasco

In Canada, the SNC-Lavalin issue threatens to skewer the Liberals' prospects of re-election this fall. It has also raised serious questions about the independence of Canada's legal system and how people define "appropriate". For marketers, I believe the biggest lesson...

Why B2B Technology Companies Need to Be Great Storytellers

For the past few years, I have been waging a Don Quixote-like campaign to convince fast-growing B2B technology companies to tell better stories. I've written blog posts and a book, Marketing Spark, and done workshops. To be honest, it is a challenging and often uphill...

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Mark helped us understand what wasn’t working and quickly came up with a new direction for our messaging and marketing strategy. He was able to set up daVinci with the building blocks for long-term success in a relatively short period of time.

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Mark is a gifted resource who helped us develop marketing and communication strategy as well as dive into the tactical programs he mapped out for us until we found a resource to handle the ongoing work. He’s a very detail-oriented marketer. I would highly recommend him.

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As Industrial SkyWorks looked to accelerate its growth, Mark provided with strategic marketing guidance. He played a key role in updating our story and messaging, as well as a refresh of our Website. His willingness to roll up his sleeves was impressive and appreciated.

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My new book, Marketing Spark, delivers strategic and tactical guidance on how to embrace the power of story-driven marketing. Learn how to:
1. Create messaging that makes an impact
2. Develop a strategic roadmap for success.
3. Tactically leverage marketing channels.

Marketing Spark is an everyday resource featuring  fworksheets, templates, tools and case studies.
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