In this episode of 2 Pizza Marketing, host Melissa Moody chats with Matt Paige, VP of Marketing & Strategy at Hatchworks, to uncover the challenges and obstacles that hold brands back from standing out in a crowded industry. They discuss critical marketing team roles, the advantages of marketing at a bootstrapped company, and the importance of defining your positioning early and well. Join the conversation and learn how to overcome these hurdles and create a brand that truly stands out.
- Be mindful of too many cooks in the kitchen: Ensure that your brand message remains clear and undiluted by limiting the number of people shaping it.
- Don’t be afraid to say “no”: It’s crucial to turn down revenue or customers that don’t align with your brand’s goals and values to maintain a consistent brand image.
- Secure buy-in from key team members: Having support from all key players, including the executive suite, is essential for effective branding and positioning.
- Build a strong marketing team: Understand the critical roles required for a growing marketing team to ensure success.
- Embrace the benefits of bootstrapping: Learn how marketing at a bootstrapped company can offer unique advantages and opportunities for growth.
- Define your positioning early and well: Establishing a clear and effective brand positioning from the start helps you stand out in a crowded industry.