9780137021338

Marketing That Works How Entrepreneurial Marketing Can Add Sustainable Value to Any Sized Company (paperback)

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  • Copyright: 2007-03-21
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Summary

The principles and insights outlined in this highly engaging book have been invaluable to me in leading the marketing efforts at Victoria#x19;s Secret Stores as well as on several P&G brands. - Jill Beraud,Executive Vice President, Marketing/Limited Brands and Victoria#x19;s Secret #xA0; Differentiate yourself more effectively, protect yourself against competition, and drive higher margins #xA0; Bring entrepreneurial power to distribution, sales management, PR, promotion, advertising, and more #xA0; For marketers in every kind of company, from startup to global enterprise #xA0; Focus your marketing on what really works-and make the most of every marketing investment! #xA0; Marketing That Worksintroduces breakthrough marketing tools, tactics, and strategies for differentiating yourself around key competencies, insulating against competitive pressures, and driving higher, more sustainable profits. #xA0; From pricing to PR, advertising to viral marketing, this book#x19;s techniques are relentlessly entrepreneurial: designed to deliver results fast, with limited financial resources and staff support. They draw on the authors#x19; decades of research and consulting, their cutting-edge work in #xA0; Wharton#x19;s legendary Entrepreneurial Marketing classes, and their exclusive new survey of the Inc. 500#x19;s fastest-growing companies. Whether you#x19;re launching a startup or working inside a huge global enterprise, this will help you optimize every marketing investment you make. You#x19;ll learn how to target the right customer, deliver the right added value, and make sure your customers will pay a premium for it-now, and for years to come. #xA0; Build the foundation for extraordinary profit Discover faster, smarter techniques for positioning, targeting, and segmentation #xA0; Drive entrepreneurial attitude throughout all your marketing functions Master entrepreneurial pricing, advertising, sales management, promotion-and even hiring #xA0; Maximize the value of all your stakeholder relationships Profit by marketing to investors, intermediaries, employees, partners, and users #xA0; Generate, screen, and develop better product ideas Engage combat on the right battlefields #xA0; Launch new products to maximize their lifetime profitability Stage the winning rollout: from fixing bugs to gaining reference accounts #xA0; Every dime you spend on marketing needs to work harder, smarter, faster. Every dime must differentiate your company based on your most valuable competencies. Every dime must protect you against competitors and commoditization. Every dime must drive higher profits this quarter,and help sustain profitability far into the future. #xA0; Are your marketing investments doing all that? If not, get Marketing That Works-and read it today. #xA0; Includes online access to state-of-the-art marketing allocation software! #xA0; ABOUT THE AUTHORS Leonard Lodish, Ph.D.,is Samuel R. Harrell Professor of Marketing at The Wharton School. He is co-founder and Chair of Wharton#x19;s Global Consulting Practicum, and innovator of Wharton#x19;s MBA Entrepreneurial Marketing course. His research specialties include marketing decision support systems, marketing experimentation, and entrepreneurial marketing. He has consulted with clients ranging from Procter & Gamble and Anheuser-Busch to Tropicana and ConAgra. #xA0; Howard L. Morganis Director and former Vice Chairman of Idealab, the pioneering internet incubator; and founder and partner in First Round Capital, an early stage venture capital firm. He has served as Professor of Decision Sciences at The Wharton School and Professor of Computer and Information Sciences at The Moore School of the University of Pennsylvania, and as Visiting Professor at the California Institute of Technology and Harvard Business School. #xA0; Shellye Archambeauis CEO of Metricstream, Inc., a recognized leader in compliance and governance. She previously served as CMO and EVP of Sales for Loudcloud, Inc., responsible for all global sales and marketing activities. There, she led Loudcloud#x19;s transformation into an enterprise-focused company while growing sales by 50 percent year over year. As President of Blockbuster, Inc.#x19;s e-commerce division, she was recognized by Internet Worldas one of the nation#x19;s Top 25 click and mortar executives. #xA0; CONTENTS ABOUT THE AUTHORS#xA0;#xA0;#xA0; #xA0;xi ACKNOWLEDGMENTS#xA0;#xA0;#xA0; xiii INTRODUCTION #xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;1 CHAPTER 1#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;MARKETING-DRIVEN STRATEGY TO MAKE EXTRAORDINARY MONEY#xA0;#xA0;#xA0; 11 CHAPTER 2#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;GENERATING, SCREENING, AND DEVELOPING IDEAS #xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;35 CHAPTER 3#xA0;#xA0;#xA0; ENTREPRENEURIAL PRICING-AN OFTENMISUSED WAY TO GARNER EXTRAORDINARY PROFITS #xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;59 CHAPTER 4#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;DISTRIBUTION/CHANNEL DECISIONS TO SOLIDIFY SUSTAINABLE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE #xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;87 CHAPTER 5#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;PRODUCT LAUNCH TO MAXIMIZE PRODUCT/SERVICE LIFETIME PROFITABILITY #xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;131 CHAPTER 6#xA0;#xA0;#xA0; ENTREPRENEURIAL ADVERTISING THAT WORKS-VAGUELY RIGHT OR PRECISELY WRONG?#xA0;#xA0;#xA0; #xA0;145 CHAPTER 7#xA0;#xA0;#xA0; HOW TO LEVERAGE PUBLIC RELATIONS FOR MAXIMUM VALUE #xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;179 CHAPTER 8#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;SALES MANAGEMENT TO ADD VALUE #xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;191 CHAPTER 9#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;MARKETING-ENABLED SALES #xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;221 CHAPTER 10#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;ENTREPRENEURIAL PROMOTION AND VIRAL MARKETING TO MAXIMIZE SUSTAINABLE PROFITABILITY #xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;239 CHAPTER 11#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;MARKETING RESOURCE DEPLOYMENT AND ALLOCATION-THE ALLOC SOFTWARE #xA0;#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;253 CHAPTER 12#xA0;#xA0;#xA0;

Author Biography

Leonard Lodish, Ph.D., is Samuel R. Harrell Professor of Marketing at The Wharton School. He is co-founder and Chair of Wharton’s Global Consulting Practicum, and innovator of Wharton’s MBA Entrepreneurial Marketing course. His research specialties include marketing decision support systems, marketing experimentation, and entrepreneurial marketing. He has consulted with clients ranging from Procter & Gamble and Anheuser-Busch to Tropicana and ConAgra.

 

Howard L. Morgan is Director and former Vice Chairman of Idealab, the pioneering internet incubator; and founder and partner in First Round Capital, an early stage venture capital firm. He has served as Professor of Decision Sciences at The Wharton School and Professor of Computer and Information Sciences at The Moore School of the University of Pennsylvania, and as Visiting Professor at the California Institute of Technology and Harvard Business School.

 

Shellye Archambeau is CEO of Metricstream, Inc., a recognized leader in compliance and governance. She previously served as CMO and EVP of Sales for Loudcloud, Inc., responsible for all global sales and marketing activities. There, she led Loudcloud’s transformation into an

enterprise-focused company while growing sales by 50 percent year over year. As President of Blockbuster, Inc.’s e-commerce division, she was recognized by Internet World as one of the nation’s Top 25 click and mortar executives.

Table of Contents

About The Authorsp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
Marketing-Driven Strategy to Make Extraordinary Moneyp. 11
Generating, Screening, and Developing Ideasp. 35
Entrepreneurial Pricing-An Oftenmisused Way to Garner Extraordinary Profitsp. 59
Distribution/Channel Decisions to Solidify Sustainable Competitive Advantagep. 87
Product Launch to Maximize Product/Service Lifetime Profitabilityp. 131
Entrepreneurial Advertising That Works-Vaguely Right Or Precisely Wrong?p. 145
How To Leverage Public Relations For Maximum Valuep. 179
Sales Management To Add Valuep. 191
Marketing-Enabled Salesp. 221
Entrepreneurial Promotion and Viral Marketing to Maximize Sustainable Profitabilityp. 239
Marketing Resource Deployment and Allocation-The Alloc Softwarep. 253
Entrepreneurial Marketing For Hiring, Growing, and Retaining Employeesp. 273
Marketing For Financing Activitiesp. 281
Building Strong Brands and Strong Companiesp. 295
Indexp. 309
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