How to Instantly Engage Your Market, Connect with Customers, and Create Products That Grow Your Business Now
The real-time mind-set recognizes the importance of speed. It is an attitude to business (and to life) that emphasizes moving quickly when the time is right.
An immensely powerful competitive advantage flows to organizations with people who understand the power of real-time information.
For leaders, this adds another imperative to the three questions famously posed by management theorist Peter Drucker:
Throughout the real-time online world of the Web, we see the same patterns again and again as speed accelerates. This should prompt you and your organization to consider some key questions. Could you recognize a snowballing situation in its early stages?
David Meerman Scott’s book The New Rules of Marketing PR opened people’s eyes to the new realities of marketing and public relations on the Web. Six months on the BusinessWeek bestseller list and published in more than twenty languages, New Rules is now a modern business classic. Scott’s popular blog and hundreds of speaking engagements around the world give him a singular perspective on how businesses are implementing new strategies to reach buyers.
Now, in Real-Time Marketing PR, Scott opens eyes again with his groundbreaking ideas on the opportunities (and threats) inherent in today’s always-on, 24×7, instant business environment. Real-time marketing and public relations is when organizations respond to events as they occur. It’s when companies develop (or refine) products or services instantly, based on feedback from customers or events in the marketplace. And it’s when businesses see an opportunity and are the first to act on it.