How to work The Smarketing Way
Knowing what smarketing is about and what benefits you get from it is one thing. But now, how do you work in a smarketing way? What is needed to implement smarketing processes? You will discover all about it in this article.
What is Agile Marketing?
If you talk about Agile Marketing, many marketers think of SCRUM, Kanban, iterative sprints of x number of weeks, stand-ups and weekly meetings, service tickets in tools like JIRA, and others. So mostly about the ceremonies and frameworks. Unfortunately, this is not Agile Marketing - these are practices some companies and individuals have installed to make it easier to work Agile.
In this article, I will explain what Agile Marketing is in a comprehensible way for everyone. Continue reading to discover more.
How to apply Agile Brand Management
- Employer branding
Most companies assign the responsibility of managing and defining the brand identity to the marketing or communication team. As a result, these teams will define branding guidelines and policies everyone needs to follow strictly; however, are these in line with your company culture? And don’t you lose authenticity in your content because of these?
And the most critical question is, can these rules adapt quickly to changing market conditions?
Does Your Brand Care? - part 2: Agility
- Employer branding
This is part two of my blog series about the book “Does Your Brand Care?” by Isabel Verstraete. As a quick reminder: the CARE principles stand for collaboration, agility, reliability and empathy.
In this article, I’ll zoom in on the second pillar, agility. Please continue reading to discover more about it.
A Two-Person Agile Project (and what it teaches us)
- Development teams
Reading about “being agile”, “agility”, or one of the famous agile frameworks, we often think of growing startups, scaleups and corporations seeking to adopt more efficient ways of working, building their products better and quicker, and making their clients happier.
We might easily forget how agile small companies and software projects with only a couple of people involved can be, and how these can teach us a lot about the essence of agility.