Four Ps

Anyone with a Business or Marketing degree has likely heard of the following framework from the illustrious marketing professor Philip Kotler.

Marketing is the combination of the 4Ps: Price, Product, Promotion, and Place.

While many can agree with it, when we think of Marketing in most companies and business circles, we tend to focus on a subset of one P: Promotion.

If you reacted to the previous sentence by thinking, “Yeah, that’s kind of true,” you may be interested in taking a few minutes to think if your Marketing team is doing everything it’s supposed to do in your company.

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Controversial Marketing Hot-Take #4

In October of last year, I thought of starting a series of posts on controversial marketing hot-takes. I posted one a day for four days straight. This was the fourth and last one. To make it even more entertaining, I've decided to use sports quotes to illustrate my point. "𝘗𝘦𝘰𝘱𝘭𝘦 𝘸𝘩𝘰 𝘳𝘶𝘯 𝘣𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘤…

Controversial Marketing Hot-Take #3

In October of last year, I thought of starting a series of posts on 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗿𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝗺𝗮𝗿𝗸𝗲𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗵𝗼𝘁 𝘁𝗮𝗸𝗲𝘀. I posted one a day for four days straight. This was the third one. “𝘾𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙫𝙚𝙨 𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙗𝙞𝙜𝙜𝙚…

Controversial Marketing Hot-Take #2

In October of last year, I thought of starting a series of posts on 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗿𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝗺𝗮𝗿𝗸𝗲𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗵𝗼𝘁 𝘁𝗮𝗸𝗲𝘀. I posted one a day for four days straight. This was the second one. "𝙄𝙩'𝙨 𝙣𝙤𝙩 𝙖𝙗𝙤𝙪𝙩 𝙮𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝘾𝙁𝙊 𝙣ð…

Controversial Marketing Hot-Take #1

In October last year, I thought of starting a series of posts on 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗿𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝗺𝗮𝗿𝗸𝗲𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗵𝗼𝘁 𝘁𝗮𝗸𝗲𝘀. I posted one a day for four days straight. This was the first one. "𝙄𝙛 𝙮𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙘𝙖𝙢𝙥𝙖𝙞𝙜𝙣 𝙗𝙤𝙢𝙗𝙨, 𝙞𝙅