Posts Tagged ‘poker’

What Texas Hold ‘Em Can Teach You About Influencing Customers

TweetA smart sales strategy includes both the up-cards and the down-cards. Do you play Texas hold ’em poker? If you’re a business owner, you should. The simple reason is that Texas hold ’em teaches that when you’re selling a product or service, you can’t focus on its features and benefits alone.  If you’re not familiar with this particular variation […]

Note to CMO: Up Cards, Down Cards, and How Texas Hold’em Teaches You Marketing

TweetDear CMO: In Texas Hold ‘Em, you’ve got up cards — ones that everyone can see — and down cards — the ones that are face down, that only you can see. Same as in marketing. We all have the obvious, the face-value, and the surface issues. I want performance. I want a lower cost. […]

Note to CMO: Spotting the “Tell”

TweetDear CMO: Do you play poker? Ever since poker became a spectator sport, it’s kind of lost a bit of its luster for me, but my ten year old loves Texas Hold ‘Em. He’s all in, all the time. Sometimes, he won’t even look at his cards. Of course, he knows he’s playing with me, […]