Customer-led growth – it’s time for a sporting revolution

Unleashing customer-led growth requires sports organisations to start a revolution. A revolution in how they think and work. The sports industry is facing a significant challenge. Consumer expectations are changing fast, and these changes could make community sport increasingly irrelevant. Yet the potential for growing participants and fans is huge. But to achieve it, sports organisations must commit to […]

The most important marketing strategy decision

The fundamental marketing decision that each organisation needs to make, is whether their marketing strategy will be to: get people to notice what you want to make (this means seeing the customer from a sales perspective)? or create things that people will notice and talk about (which means seeing the whole organisation from a customer’s perspective)? Customer-centric […]

This week’s top 3 growth articles

This week’s growth articles help you to: Build an army of loyal customers without paying a fortune to acquire them Improve customer retention by rethinking your acquisition strategy Find ways to get your new ideas to spread (without spoiling the surprise its all about people!) Building an army of loyal customers Huge customer loyalty doesn’t […]

Re-evaluating the 4 Ps of marketing for sport

This month’s HBR magazine has an interesting article about rethinking the classic 4 Ps for B2B marketing. Instead of Product, Place, Price and Promotion, the authors propose Solution, Access, Value and Education. As NGBs are largely in the B2B space, rather than B2C, the article has some interesting ideas for sport’s governing bodies. Instead of […]