I’m seeing a lot of talk about Spotify over the interwebs, as they share our 2022 Wrapped playlists and people share the nights they uncover about themselves. My problem is Spotify doesn’t know what bloody day of the week it is.Continue Reading
Author: Ian Truscott
Tuesday 2¢: Sometimes When You Lose, You Really Win
Despite the Word Cup, the title is not a reference to football, but a monologue from Rosie Perez in White Man Can’t Jump, when she says: “Sometimes when you lose, you really win”, as I received a good outreach email.Continue Reading
Tuesday 2¢: 94% Water, 100% Brand
Imagine if your product had no differentiation, made from a recipe mandated by federal law; why would a consumer choose it? You guessed it, this week’s topic is brand.Continue Reading
Tuesday 2c: Gates and Thieves
A Tweet by Dennis Shiao inspires this week’s thought, Dennis seemingly wanted to download something, he ran into a content gate that refused a Gmail address. In his Tweet, he asked – “Disallowing Gmail addresses for a white paper download. Your thoughts?” Why yes…Continue Reading
Tuesday 2¢: Change is the Enemy
A couple of coins to drop on top of last week’s 2¢, change is maybe the bigger challenge for B2B buyers, so, what do we do?Continue Reading
Tuesday 2¢: Who is Your Enemy?
Buyers don’t always think of who can solve their problems like you do. A quick story, quoting Seinfeld and Levitt, suggests that maybe the thing that stands in the way of your business, your enemy, is not always a competitor.Continue Reading
Tuesday 2¢: Quantity is not a Quality
If you listen to my podcast, especially the bit in the virtual bar with Robert Rose, we often touch on content teams and how they are measured. This week some thoughts on that.Continue Reading
Tuesday 2¢: Legitimate Does Not Mean Interest
You’ve bought my email address, I don’t mind you using it, but you can probably do better than that.Continue Reading
Tuesday 2¢: Dancing with Differentiation
Being different, differentiated, a purple cow, that’s what we are all here for, but it’s a dance, or a Monty Python sketch or from Star Wars…Continue Reading
Tuesday 2¢: Do you need to know their name?
Inspired by something a little more international this week, not a van or a pub, but one of my favourite podcasts….Continue Reading
Tuesday 2¢ – Under new management. So what?
Last week I was inspired by a van, keeping it nice and provincial, this week, I walked past a pub.Continue Reading