MARKETLINK Principal Keri Hammond is a party planner of sorts. What Keri plans is how a company can create or shift its strategic vision to achieve goals, exceed revenue expectations, and bring different departments together for the improvement of the whole. It may sound intense, but for her, it is a party.
How do you approach your annual strategic plan? Many AEC firms use the same tactics they did last year, not considering whether their end goal has changed or what they want to get out of their marketing efforts. We recommend a more methodical, strategic approach.
Whether you’re creating an AEC marketing department from scratch or the team is growing, you want to make sure you keep systems, materials, and files orderly and accessible. Where do you start? Here are three simple steps to building a solid organization foundation you can build on.
Whether you call it internal marketing, marketing mentality, or creating a culture of rainmakers, it’s a straightforward concept critical to the AEC industry: Training and motivating client-contact employees and support staff to work as a team to ensure client satisfaction.
Working in marketing for the AEC industry, you have undoubtedly been confronted by – or are yourself considered – the grammar police. (You know who you are.) Want to avoid that embarrassing moment when one of your colleagues catches a subject-verb agreement error or a sentence fragment?
When it comes to shortlist interviews, the Q&A session often has presenters shaking in their boots. It’s been our experience that all the hard questions you’d prefer to avoid are going to be asked. Our advice? Prepare beforehand for the worst so that your experience can turn out for the best.
Business leaders who'd like to move from good to great will find inspiration in Jim Collins’ famous book, Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't.
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