Marketing the Professional Services Firm
The professional services sector is vast and growing. Traditionally associated with accountancy and legal firms, today's market ranges from IT & Telecoms through management and recruitment consultancy to architects, surveyors, financial and retail services. Within it are all kinds of businesses, from international brands to niche players.
As markets valued at up to $700 billion worldwide mature, there is an urgent need for new marketing thinking for global players and small businesses alike. This book applies the core principles of strategic marketing to professional services for the first time, in an approach that is readable, compelling and theoretically sound. Featuring case studies from Deloitte, Russell Reynolds Associates, IBM Global Services and Interbrand, it is the definitive guide to effective marketing and business development in professional services.