Category: Market and Product Research

Creating a Culture That Feeds BIG Dreams!

As entrepreneurs it’s difficult to develop a leadership culture that challenges the “status quo” without putting yourself on the line. For years I have been challenged repeatedly on my so-called “Thinking Outside The Box” mentality. It is both my strength and my weakness. My ideas tend to be so grandiose at times that others either…

Market and Product Research – Can You Effectively Survive Doing Business In A Vacuum?

market and product research – to what degree should the fear of competitive espionage determine your marketing/pr program? Good News….Bad News. Which would you like first? Here’s the good news – business has been tough over the last few years…but the economy looks to be at the bottom and things are starting to look up….

Market and Product Research – Niche & Marketing Creating VALUE In A Down Economy

Niche Marketing – Creating VALUE In A Down Economy by doing your Market and Product Research Market and Product Research is essential in allowing you to carve a niche within the AEC environment which has become more and more challenging as the market grows tighter. Trying to be all things to all people is exhausting and…

Market Research…Getting The Answers You Need!

Today I am presenting before a group of new entrepreneurs the importance of Market Research and Analysis in growing their businesses. It is fascinating how many individuals jump into the world of entrepreneurship without truly knowing who their IDEAL customers are, where they are located and how to reach them. In an environment that is…

Can You Effectively Survive Doing Business In A Vacuum?

To What Degree Should the FEAR of Competitive ESPIONAGE determine your Marketing/PR Program? Good News….Bad News. Which would you like first? Here’s the good news – business has been tough over the past several years…but the economy is finally showing signs of strengthening and demonstrating some stability. Now for the bad news – Although things are looking…

Brand Awareness – The Art of Storytelling To Sell A Brand or Idea

Recently I attended a business networking breakfast where the guest speaker was a professional “storyteller.” What occurred to me as I was drawn in … listening to his amazing story is that even with all the years of marketing and business development experience I may have, there is still so much more that I don’t…

Six Elements of an A.C.T.I.V.E. Marketing Campaign for Small Business

(Part 7 of 7 part series) “E” is for Evolving DAVNA’s A.C.T.I.V.E. Marketing concept highlights the six elements that make up an effective living-breathing branding campaign capable of maneuvering the economic roller coaster today’s entrepreneurs face in the consumer marketplace. Evolving – The END is Not Really The END! We’ve come to the end of…

Six Elements of an A.C.T.I.V.E. Marketing Campaign for Small Business

(Part 4 of 7 part series) “T” is for Targeted DAVNA’s A.C.T.I.V.E. Marketing concept highlights the six elements that make up an effective living-breathing branding campaign capable of maneuvering the economic roller coaster today’s entrepreneurs face in the consumer marketplace. So far we have covered the Affordable and Current components that make up the A.C.T.I.V.E….

Six Elements of an A.C.T.I.V.E. Marketing Campaign for Small Business

(Part 3 of 7 part series) “C” is for Current DAVNA’s A.C.T.I.V.E. Marketing concept highlights the six elements that make up an effective living-breathing branding campaign capable of maneuvering the economic roller coaster today’s entrepreneurs face in the consumer marketplace. We covered Affordable campaigns in our last post. This post will focus on the Current…