Taking Stock: Assessing the Condition of Your Marketing Foundation - Self Study

Online

Author: Glenna Wiseman

Subjects: Solar: Energy Finance, Solar: Marketing and Sales

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Description

“Taking Stock: Assessing the Condition of Your Marketing Foundation” is designed to help solar installers determine the condition of your solar marketing program.

This training includes a lecture (plus slides) and an interactive tool to assess the current status of your company’s marketing program, branding and graphic elements, website and online assets, customer knowledge and profiles, and resources including team, budget, and outside assistance.

An increasingly competitive solar marketplace.

A recent EnergySage survey highlighted growing competition in the solar marketplace, “most (56 percent) installers facing off against at least 15 competitors.” According to the survey, “the majority of solar installers report their shoppers saw two to three quotes before making a purchase decision, signaling the rise of the increasingly savvy solar shopper.” This lecture is the initial step to determining the condition of your current marketing program assets to create a basis for competitive strength.

This course is part 1 of Identity3's 6-part "Build it Bright! Crafting Your Solar Marketing" Program. This training series was made possible by Energy Trust of Oregon, an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to helping utility customers invest in and benefit from energy efficiency and clean, renewable power.

Disclaimer: While the program was designed to address key marketing fundamentals relevant to marketing challenges experienced by most solar installers, not all the material presented will be applicable to every solar installer's marketing program.

Learning Objectives

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Self Paced Online Course

This is a self-study, self-paced online course. You can begin instantly upon enrollment and complete the course materials on your own pace.

Access Information and Build Your Training Library

After enrolling, the course materials will remain in your account and be accessible 12 months (1 year) after enrollment. Access can be extended beyond 1 year with a monthly membership. Rewatch videos and review assignments as many times as you want. View updates the instructor makes to the course as the industry advances. Return to your course anytime with online access from anywhere in the world.

Not Eligible For Continuing Education Credits or Certificates

Since this is a free course, it is not eligible for Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) and has not been approved by any credentialing organizations (NABCEP, AIA, USGBC etc). This course is for self education purposes only and completion does not indicate a level of professional expertise or credential. Certificates of completion and CEU Credits are only available for our premium paid courses.

Author

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Glenna Wiseman

CEO / Partner, TerraCurrent

Glenna Wiseman is a solar industry marketing veteran who brings the installer’s point of view to marketing communications. Her solar marketing expertise dates from 2007. For five of those years, she led the marketing initiatives for a California based solar installation firm. Glenna has worked to build integration companies for more than 10 years, resulting in a...[more]

Course Outline

Watch the Lecture, Download Slides + An Interactive Tool

Watch "Taking Stock: Assessing The Condition of Your Marketing Foundation" and access additional resources.

  • Lecture (Video - 49:42 minutes)
  • Lecture Slides (Download .pdf)
  • Interactive Tool (Download .pdf)
  • Enroll in Session 2 (Resource)

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