• Valentines Day for Entrepreneurs
    Marketing Strategy

    Valentines Day for Entrepreneurs

    I have long thought the made up holiday of Valentine’s Day is eye-roll worthy. A capitalistic approach to drive greeting card sales, flowers, chocolates, and jewelry. A single day with such focus highlights broken relationships, places undue pressure on one party, creates unspoken expectations, and creates a culture of “One and Done.” My question: why does it have to center around one day? If you love someone, shouldn’t you show that affection throughout the year? The same for marketers. When we create a culture of “one and done” in business, allow unspoken expectations to exist, and place undue pressure on our clients/partners/prospects/and peers to perform, we are setting everyone up…