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Crisis is the Mother of Invention

Businesses have been forced to rapidly innovate in order to attract, develop, delight and retain customers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of those adaptations may not only save businesses but also open new paths for growth and innovation. Recently, I was on a panel of UVA alumni experts for a conversation about how crisis is…

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Marketing in the Changing World of Healthcare

Midtown Business Radio sits down to talk with Will Allred of TopRight Marketing about the changing climate of healthcare marketing in the wake of the 2016 election. They discuss the work of Transformational Marketer, Dave Sutton, and three trends in the shifting world around healthcare: A shift to value-based systems, a significant need for reliable…

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7 Tips for TEDTalks-Worthy Sales Decks

#TEDTalks have an almost cult-like following – I confess, I’m a “one-a-week” devotee. In honor of tomorrow’s #TEDxPeachtree, I thought about what makes #TEDTalks resonate? Why do they attract such a cult-like following? One reason: the power of storytelling. The power of storytelling also applies to sales presentations. Sales pitches are often more like a team sport…

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Obliterate Your Customer Processes – The Impact of Digital

Successful businesses use strategies and tactics to target customers at all stages of the buying funnel for maximum awareness, leads, referrals and repeat purchases.  The customer no longer goes through a standard, predictable path to purchase.  Instead, the Customer BuyWay (TM) is varied, influenced by many outside factors and extremely personal. Marketers today must transform…

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BrandMasters Presentation PBS 2014 Annual Meeting

What do all successful, growing brands have? A clear, direct, emotional story. Dave Sutton talks to PBS about the importance of storytelling in marketing and how that story connects you to your audience, then your audience with others. A good story will bring your brand to life and answer the “why” of why you do…

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DMN TopRight BuyWay™

The Consumer BuyWay™ builds capabilities beyond traditional brand management and positioning which was designed to find the highest level benefit, for the broadest target audience, generally through a single channel.  It helps identify the drivers of purchase intent for multiple segments at various touch points across multiple channels.  It provides you with a “segmentation-light” that enables…

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The Social Media Quandary

Biz Rocket Radio with John Baker brings in Dave Sutton of TopRight Partners to discuss making business results happen with social media. They cover topics such as how to make social media work for your needs, the difference between what social media you think you need to use versus what you actually need to use,…

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From Mad Men to Modern Marketing

Dave Sutton, CEO of TopRight Partners, discusses the origins of marketing and the evolution the marketing world has seen in the context of Mad Men. He dives into the origins and the recent transformations of the five main marketing characteristics: culture, process, technology, measurement, and organization. The context of marketing has drastically changed, but you…

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Social Innovation

Social media and social technologies have already had a transformational impact on business models across many industries. Now, Market leaders are moving to weave “social” into their innovation capabilities. True “social innovation” goes well beyond customer engagement and ideation, it requires a coordinated, cross functional team to source socially generated innovation, to evaluate, scale and…

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Get A Social Life

Just as small retailers are starting to reap the benefits from their e-commerce strategies and optimizing their online and offline marketing investments to drive traffic and in-store conversion, along comes another completely new and disruptive set of technologies: social media.           Get A Social Life

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The Impact of Social Media

Today, the most successful businesses learn to mix different messages and different stories in different places, to network and connect with relevance to people across multiple channels and to tailor their value proposition to the specific needs of their target audience.             the-impact-of-social-media  

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