What’s the ultimate goal of marketing?
This question was posed in a recent LinkedIn post.
And the responses were shocking…
For many marketers it seems the ultimate goal of marketing is to deliver content.
But not just any old content.
Content that is:
Apparently, it’s also very important to deliver this content whilst:
⭕ Telling a compelling story
⭕ Being helpful
⭕ Not selling
Because this ultimately:
⭕ Creates demand
⭕ And generate inbounds
Now, I’m not here to question the efficacy of content marketing.
That’s not my beef.
THIS is my beef:
In a pool of over 50 marketers…
Not one of them…
Not a single one!
Thought to mention this:
And how to deliver it.
To the companies and clients they work for – as revenues and profits.
And to the customers they serve – as products and services.
Seems to me the ultimate goal for a lot of marketers is easy to define:
Start focusing on the things that matter.