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The Professional Marketer

Tim Matthews

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Distilled from a career in the marketing trenches, a complete guide to the essential skills every marketer needs to master.If you work as a marketer, or hope to become one, you have a lot to know. The Professional Marketer is your guide book.TheMoreDistilled from a career in the marketing trenches, a complete guide to the essential skills every marketer needs to master.If you work as a marketer, or hope to become one, you have a lot to know. The Professional Marketer is your guide book.The Professional Marketer is organized into six sections, starting with marketing strategy, moving on to awareness, then to demand generation, working with direct sales and channel partners, and ending with concepts key to running a marketing department.Section 1 - Marketing Strategy and Science – Peter Drucker, The Four Ps, Ted Levitt, Crossing the Chasm- Positioning and the Brand- Market Segmentation- Marketing PlanningSection 2 - Getting the Word Out – Public Relations- The Press Release- Social Media and WOM Marketing- Product Reviews, Case Studies, Awards, Studies/SurveysSection 3 - Building Demand – Direct Marketing- Marketing Lists and Databases- Leads Opportunities and the Funnel- Events- AdvertisingSection 4 - Arming Sales – The Website- Collateral and Other Assets- Speaking and Presentations- Sales Training and EnablementSection 5 - Marketing via Channels – Marketing and Selling through a Channel- Partner ProgramsSection 6 – Marketing Management – Test and Measure- Showing Results – ROMI, Dashboards and other Metrics- Marketing Budgets- The Marketing DepartmentEach of the 23 chapters covers a key marketing discipline and is designed to be self-contained. Most include a case study.For the ambitious, it includes a reading list of the authors favorite works, and delves into marketing history to shed light on key ideas many marketers take for granted, like:* Who wrote the first press release?* Why do we call it ‘boilerplate’?* Who held the first focus group?* Why are they called ‘white papers’?* What’s a ‘tsotchke’ and how do you pronounce it?Praise for The Professional MarketerNo book I have ever read in 30 years as a marketer has so successfully woven the insights from masters - past and present - into such a readable, cohesive narrative.--Hugh Macfarlane, CEO of Math Marketing- Author The Leaky FunnelThe Professional Marketer is a great tool for CMOs looking to equip their teams with the marketing strategies and techniques they need to win.Donovan Neale-May, Executive Director, CMO CouncilThe Professional Marketer, which provides practical tools to help get things done, willbe an invaluable guide book for professionals who want to deliver under pressure.John Ellett, Author, The CMO Manifesto