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Richard Fouts

Research VP
Richard Fouts analyzes best practices in marketing management for technology and service providers, including insight and advice in brand management, market and competitive position, messaging, sales, and go-to-market strategies.
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Real Time Marketing Goes Far Beyond Twitter

January 28, 2013 | 2 Comments

Real time marketing often conjures up scenarios of customer service issues posted on Twitter or YouTube, where an unhappy customer attempts to embarrass a company into fast action. But real time marketing goes far beyond microblogging. The high-tech industry, with its many winner-take-all stories can be especially generous to providers that get there first.  For… Read More

What Marketers Can Learn From Jerry Seinfeld

January 24, 2013 | 3 Comments

In an old Seinfeld episode, George laments he does virtually everything wrong. Jerry has some simple advice, “Start doing the opposite.” With marketing pundits all saying, “marketing has been tipped on its head from digital” is there some weird truth in this advice from a comedian? Jerry’s advice for George starts to make sense when… Read More