How an always-be-learning attitude helps businesses embrace change, stay cutting-edge, and thrive. Plus, my guest, Jonathan Chiriboga, shares how stories are helping sell power tools at The Home Depot.
Jonathan Chiriboga is a senior marketing leader that specializes in digital and social media marketing. He has over 10 years of experience working for some of the most amazing brands on both client and agency side; brands such as Canadian luxury retailer Holt Renfrew, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Shoppers Drug Mart, General Motors and he is currently at The Home Depot as a Marketing Manager for Power Tools. In 2014, Jonathan was nominated by best-selling author Scott Stratten, author of UnMarketing to be on marketing guru Mark W. Schaefer’s list of 70 Rising Social Media Stars for his work in the social space. He also sits on the Digital Marketing Council for The Canadian Marketing Association. Jonathan’s love for writing and sharing his knowledge, insights and experience led him to turn on his digital pen in 2012 and create DigitalOpenConcept.com, his personal platform where he blogs about marketing, personal-branding, leadership and reviews business books. He is a self-proclaimed marketing nerd, guest blogs on several millennial blog sites and gets invited to speak at a lot of student-led marketing conferences.
Think Like A Journalist Quote
Being named on Mark W. Schafer’s list of 70 Rising Social Media Stars. Find out how Jonathan’s blog that he started in 2012 helped him connect with thought leaders and industry experts.
When It Didn’t Work
Jonathan got to a point where he felt he could do it all on his own and that he knew it all. Hear how Jonathan learned a humbling and valuable lesson that has improved his career and helped him grow personally.
- The largest growing segment in power tools is the Do-It-Yourself sector.
- Seek to make information easily accessible for consumers to make a purchase decision by using content that answers questions.
- Solve the customers problem.
- Retailers need to strive to infuse technology and personalized service that best helps the customer.
- Embed video in Twitter.
- Create a video blog that answers your customer questions.