Publications

29
oct

A good white paper on modern branding

Minter Dial and Eric Mellet from The Myndset Company have recently published a very interesting white paper on how modern brand management can only be taken as a global way of managing the company. Although the thinking behind the modern concept of global branding has been known by (good) specialists for a while, Minter and Eric make it come to life very nicely in the current social and economic context. The key ideas can be summarized as follows; • The

10
oct

A blog is a media, peer-to-peer media, and needs an editorial concept combining a programmed focus with spontaneous reactions to relevant events. In line with the goals and concept of Marketing Lighthouse which is to promote a modern approach to Marketing & Sales, I am starting series of posts on the following topics; Some marketing myths and why you should (sometime) ignore them Business ecosystem and influence-focused marketing Global Account Management Reloaded Marketing myth: the world of business in general and the world of

05
sept

If you believe that mastering Digital marketing and Web 2.0 are the hottest key success factors for the best performing corporations (those growing faster than competitors), you might have to reconsider. In a recent survey, Accenture polled 400 marketing executives from US, European, and Asian corporations with yearly revenue over $ 1 billion. The sample included companies with various business models; B2B, B2C, B2B2C. The survey provides lots of details and is worth reading in full depth (link provided at the end

05
sept

Welcome to the Marketing Lighthouse Blog, a new blog on Marketing! Is this about one more blog talking about how consumers are different, about going Digital, Web 2.0, with may be a pinch of Enterprise 2.0 and Change Management? Well not really. My intentions are quite different; • First, this blog will focus on B2B • Second, this blog will focus on the management of marketing and of global sales, not so much on the specifics of the utilization of specific techniques (there will