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Douglas Burdett
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Are you worried about hiring a federal business development consultant who might be all “Rolodex” and no results? Here’s how not to get burned. This guest post is by Steve Pimpo a Principal at Double Eagle Consulting, a service-disabled veteran-owned…
Are you worried about hiring a federal business development consultant who might be all “Rolodex” and no results? Here's how not to get burned. This gu
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Are you worried about running out of content for your defense firm’s blog? Fear not – here are seven ways to keep a constant resupply of idea ammo. The popularity of reading blogs continues to grow amongst government decision makers. In Market…
Are you worried about running out of content for your defense firm's blog? Fear not – here are seven ways to keep a constant resupply of idea ammo. The p
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Content marketing is becoming one of the most effective means of reaching government buyers. To avoid becoming overwhelmed, start with your buyer. Market Connections has released its sixth annual Federal Media & Marketing Study™. The report analyzes media…
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If you want to overhaul your defense firm’s website into a business development machine, the most important part to include is a blog. Here’s why. Market Connections has released its sixth annual Federal Media & Marketing Study™. The report analyzes media…
If you want to overhaul your defense firm's website into a business development machine, the most important part to include is a blog. Here's why. Market Con
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Suddenly, high on the list of factors that boards now consider when vetting CEO candidates is their mastery of social media. Are you ready?  In the first-ever analysis of the defense industry’s use of social media by UK-based DefenceIQ, 62% of respondents…
Suddenly, high on the list of factors that boards now consider when vetting CEO candidates is their mastery of social media. Are you ready?  In the first-
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Defense contractors will always be criticized by a vocal minority. That does not mean they should eschew social media. Here’s how to respond. Defense contractors are often the target of criticism. While they sell legally authorized products and services,…
Defense contractors will always be criticized by a vocal minority. That does not mean they should eschew social media. Here's how to respond. Defense contractors are often the target of criticism. ...
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Do you want to build preference with the right government customers? Content marketing is the new heavy artillery. But it’s all about the aiming. Market Connections and Merritt Group have released the 2015 Federal Content Marketing Review.
Do you want to build preference with the right government customers? Content marketing is the new heavy artillery. But it's all about the aiming. Market Co
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Do you want to ignite your defense firm’s business development efforts? A smart approach to blogging can make that happen. Here’s how. In Market Connections’ sixth annual Federal Media & Marketing Study™ the media usage of 3,700 federal decision makers…
Do you want to ignite your defense firm's business development efforts? A smart approach to blogging can make that happen. Here's how. In Market Connections'
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Most government RFPs are lost before one word of the proposal is written. Address these 12 red flags beforehand and you can win with flying colors. This guest post is by Jim McCarthy, Principal Owner and Technical Director, AOC Key Solutions, Inc. (KSI),…
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While 2014 was another year of uncertainty for defense contractors, Fire Support’s readership continued to grow. Here are the 5 most read articles. These are the most popular articles from 2014. Notice I said articles, and not “lists” or “pages.” There’s…
While 2014 was another year of uncertainty for defense contractors, Fire Support's readership continued to grow. Here are the 5 most read articles. These a
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Do you want to increase your defense firm’s overseas sales?  ITAR compliance provides not just legal, but also business development benefits. This guest post is by Tom McVey, the Chair of the International Section at the Williams Mullen law firm in…
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Does Internet keyword research seem like a secret code? It isn’t. Spend one hour with this guide and discover how to get found by potential customers. When I was in the Army and we had to make non-secure radio transmissions, we used authentication tables.…
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Marketing strategist for defense contractors. VMI grad, former artillery officer and Madison Ave ad man. Host of The Marketing Book Podcast.
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    BA, 1978 - 1982
  • Western Carolina University
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