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Repurpose with Purpose - Content Marketing in Climate Tech
How to create impactful content that scales your climate tech company
As marketers, we LOVE repurposing content - i.e., taking one piece of content and changing its format, angle or audience so it can serve a different purpose. But with so many options for repurposing your content, where do you start as a climate tech marketer? As always, it starts with your marketing goals. [read more]
Climate tech marketing commentary [paid]
Three reasons VERGE22 stood out
And why we'd go again next year
What we’re reading
You Don’t Need a Buyer Persona. You Need Multiple Audience Personas.
Drawing Buyer personas before your climate tech business hit Product-Market-fit can be futile. Iterating over an untested hypothesis built on a small pool of users rarely gets you far, and it doesn’t matter if you name them Marketing Martin or Finance Fiona. Instead, Amanda Natividad at Sparktoro offers an alternative approach, which spurred quite a few reactions from our marketing team.
I’ll argue that it’s more helpful to create personas across marketing disciplines — a group of audience personas, if you will. A group of audience personas would serve as various “ideal customer profiles” across your marketing functions. Marketing stakeholders within your organization would use these personas, helping them to map ideal “customers” to their marketing objectives…. [read more]
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From the archives [paid]
The Risks of Not Testing Your Marketing
Data-driven marketing enhances marketing results, drives confidence
IYKYK. And when you do, it solidifies the strength of your campaign, product launch, or mega-marketing initiative. Why wouldn’t you want to know if your creative is offensive? Or the UX you designed isn’t connecting with your audience? We make hypotheses all day long about how we think our strategies and tactics will resonate with audiences. Why not know what we might have missed before we launch out to the world? [read more]
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