Episode #1320
The Difference Between Optimization Vs. Innovation
March 13, 2020

In episode #1320, we discuss the difference between optimization and innovation. While both of these growth strategies are powerful, they have an even greater impact when they are used together! Tune in to hear how Dropbox, Uber, and Salesforce created waves with optimization and innovation. 

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  • [00:25] Today’s topic: The Difference Between Optimization and Innovation. 
  • [00:38] A definition of optimization and relevant examples from the marketing world. 
  • [01:30] Innovation: doing things that are outside the box – like Dropbox!
  • [02:09] Think about innovation as disrupting the industry and messing up people’s plans. 
  • [02:20] A good example of this kind of disruption is what Uber did to the transportation industry.
  • [02:39] The exponential growth that happens when you combine optimization with innovation. 
  • [03:00] The lack of innovation in the marketing tool and SEO world.
  • [03:21] How Salesforce changed the landscape of CRM’s with innovation. 
  • [04:08] Read the optimization versus innovation article by Andy Johns. 
  • [04:28] That’s it for today!
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