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Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

Kristin Kovner
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Kristin Kovner

New York, NY, USA

Kristin Kovner, CEO of K-Squared Strategies, uses her extensive digital marketing and media experience to advise tech giants like Samsung and Spotify. Her background includes key roles at AOL and YouTube, emphasizing her mastery in marketing strategy. Transitioning from journalism and economic consulting to spearheading marketing for top tech firms highlights her diverse skills and innovative digital advertising approaches.

Uncommon Customer Experience.

Today's Marketing Cookie underscores the value of learning from our biggest blunders. Skilled marketers are often those who have learned the most from their missteps. We take bold risks and try unconventional ideas to distinguish ourselves. When these ideas succeed, we're celebrated; when they fail, we gain invaluable insights, provided we're willing to reflect and learn.

Indeed, mistakes are costly lessons that no consultant can teach and no textbook can cover comprehensively. Today’s discussion, however, focuses not on our errors but on the experiences of our prospects. Each prospect comes to us seasoned from disappointments with other companies, making them wary of new promises. They've been let down before and are now cautious buyers.

Consequently, the simplest yet most effective strategy is to always keep your promises. Given their skepticism, it's crucial for marketers to work diligently to establish credibility, reduce perceived risks, and make compelling offers. Prospects may be cynical about testimonials, wary of the fine print in guarantees, or skeptical about the real value of discounted prices. Marketers must therefore use every available channel to break through these barriers, ensuring their messages reach and resonate with potential customers.

Ultimately, when companies truly honor their commitments and consistently deliver on them, they cultivate a customer experience that stands out from the rest. This consistency in meeting and exceeding expectations not only builds trust but also secures a strong reputation. Thus, delivering exceptional service becomes the cornerstone of business growth and resilience, embodying the core lesson that experience—gained from both successes and failures—teaches us the importance of reliability and integrity in marketing.

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Kristin Kovner

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New York, NY, USA

Cookie Ingredients:


What marketing is really saying:

"Kid's popcorn, candy and soda: $158."

What marketing says:

"Kid's discounted movie tickets: $8."

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