It’s good to be the market leader...
I think that I'm a lot like you. I have a passion to be in business for myself. For me it started when I was about ten years old. I sold lemonade, like a lot kids my age did back then. But setting up a table in my family's driveway with a pitcher, ice and some Dixie Cups wasn't enough. I took my setup down the road to where there were new houses being built. It was summer and the carpenters and dry-wallers that worked on those houses were thirsty. Business got to be pretty good. In fact, I dominated the lemonade biz in our neighborhood. It was awesome.
It's good to be a market leader.
Metro Marketer Magazine is dedicated to market leaders, destination retailers and businesses that are recognized as the best of the best in their chosen markets. We'll bring you the stories of those magnificent businesses, along with tips, tools and tutorials to help you to reach market leadership with your enterprise.
Every week we read hundreds of articles and blog posts, watch and listen to hours of video and podcasts, selecting the cream of the content most valuable to the busy entrepreneur. The idea is to save you time, make you more productive and hopefully inspire you with a tale or two.
This month, business superstars Daniel Berstein, editor of the MarketingSherpa blog, SalesLion creator Marcus Sheridan - who built a hugely successful swimming pool business, Duct Tape Marketing guru John Jantsch, Vocus director of PR Frank Strong, Measured SEM co-founder Tom Demers and Nifty Marketing founder Mike Ramsey contribute their talents to our first issue ever.
It all wraps around a story of a family that has built a thriving restaurant and catering business in one of the America’s most challenging markets.
I hope that you will read, enjoy, learn and profit.
Charlie Turner Editor