• 27
  • August

Testing a Market Hypothesis: Q&A with Miovision’s Matt Trushinski

Recently, we helped our friends at Miovision with a bit of an exploratory project. They wanted to test a market hypothesis about a specific use case for their smart traffic solutions. Testing a market hypothesis—as opposed to investing in projects regarded as ‘sure things’ or making only incremental adjustments to existing activities—is a rarity these days. Just because we thought it was […]

  • 03
  • May

Helping PLC Fire Safety Solutions to Cast a Wider and Deeper Net

As a full-service fire protection engineering firm, the breadth of our diverse service offerings—along with their technical complexities—can be challenging to grasp and convey. We now have an amazing Services Guide and Sector Sheets that not only clearly communicate to our customers but also provide a consistent message. We highly recommend Cromulent. Mohit Gogna—Marketing Manager Since 1983, PLC Fire Safety Solutions has […]

  • 09
  • April

Helping Telax effectively reach the Healthcare vertical

Only a few days after we first spoke, Telax had the collection of new infosheets they needed to launch their Healthcare campaign. A few weeks ago, I received a message over LinkedIn: a former colleague from Sandvine*, Joseph Herdé, needed content to help his new company, Telax. *This scenario is a recurring theme in Cromulent’s growth: colleagues from Sandvine go to a […]

  • 27
  • February

Battling Against Buying Barriers

As you build out content following a real strategy, you’ll create a comprehensive library to combat buying barriers and other challenges. Elsewhere, I’ve written about buying barriers and why overcoming them is important for your business. In this post, I’ll share an example from the real world that shows some ways in which you can combat buying barriers. After we’d helped to […]

  • 10
  • February

Bridging a Gap

“Inside-out thinking is the biggest barrier to success. Outside-in thinking is the best aid.” – Al Ries & Jack Trout, in Positioning Well-developed solution and use case messaging speak the market’s language and appeal to prospects’ desire to solve problems. In this post, I walk through a real-world example of how we developed a full solution and use case library for a client—Bridgit—from […]

  • 09
  • October

Bridgit Hits the Refresh Button on Messaging

Here’s another thing I learned: customers love Bridgit’s product. I heard story after story, supported by testimonials and Net Promoter Score surveys, that showed just how devoted Bridgit’s customers are to their solution. I don’t think companies realize just how rare and powerful this scenario is…at least not until they experience the opposite end of the spectrum and need to compete against […]

  • 02
  • October

Helping to Feed VueReal’s Expansion

My advice is always that – when thinking about content – companies think bigger than a single medium. Websites, presentations, videos, blogs, datasheets, press releases (the list goes on) – these are all simply different media/channels through which your message is told/communicated. So instead of thinking “website”, think “message”: develop core messaging about your company, solutions, products, and technologies, from which all the […]

  • 25
  • September

Telling a Miovision Technology Story

Elsewhere on this site, we’ve summarized this project in a success story; this post takes you behind the scenes to see how the project was delivered. Background Like many things do, this project started over lunch. Matt Trushinski and I worked closely together for a few years at Sandvine; while catching up over taco bowls, and without getting into specifics, Matt alluded to […]

  • 17
  • September

Fuelling RootSecure’s Strategic Growth

While we knew about RootSecure for a while – including personally knowing about half their team – we didn’t really know exactly what they did (or how) prior to actually diving deeply into this project. Elsewhere on this site, we’ve summarized the RootSecure success story; this post provides an extended explanation of the project execution. Background Our first meeting with RootSecure was a […]