Influence in Marketing: our top 30

For more than ten years, I’ve been working closely (and sometimes from afar), with many of the main Web marketing players in Quebec, but also from elsewhere. I’ve worked alongside or hobnobbed with hundreds of them over the conferences I’ve organized or attended here, in Europe or the USA. Everywhere,…. Read More...

The future of marketing? Artificial intelligence

The future of marketing will no doubt be incredibly interesting as it is trending towards the dematerialized (cloud) with an approach centred on the human experience. All this is possible thanks to a crucial element: data. It plays a major role as we first need to collect gargantuan amounts of it and process…. Read More...

Head south young man!

Did you know: Over 70% of Quebec's exports go to the United States and the majority, to NY State? 4500 Quebec companies do business in the US? New York is only a 1 hour flight from Montreal? This is exactly what Jean-Claude Lauzon, the Delegate General of Quebec in New York, said…. Read More...

Love/Hate B2B communication

I’ve had a love/ hate relationship with communication for almost 30 years now. Why? The story is actually quite simple... follow me. I started my career by co-founding Egzakt, an advertising and communication agency that was established in Trois-Rivières, Québec in 1987. So, my preoccupation with communication is not new.…. Read More...

Top 4 B2B marketing painpoints -according to Grumpy Cat

With my head buried in several consultation reports and not having written a blog for a while, I was suddenly asked to write another. “This time” I told myself, “I'll cut to the chase”, and who better than "Grumpy Cat", the famous feline with a permanent frown, to emphasize your…. Read More...

Generating quality leads

Every salesman will tell you that generating leads is in their view, the main purpose of marketing. When companies approach us for our services, they usually ask if we do prospect generation and in the same breath ask us how we do it, as if it were some magic formula,…. Read More...

Capitalize on your strengths to find your strategic positioning

Recently, we completed marketing research for a client who wanted to determine sustainable strategic positioning. To do this, the work began with the identification of viable positioning axes in the long term for this company. This can become a particularly difficult exercise, where lengthy reflections can come to precious little....…. Read More...

Google Analytics in B2B: the first step in becoming an adventurous manager

As we all return to work (and along the same lines as my previous article), let’s also return to the basic principles of Google Analytics. Of course this short guide won’t bring anything revolutionary to SEO experts, but it should provide support to business managers looking to dive into the…. Read More...