Keep the game, change the rules

The Extended Marketing Mix or 7P-model by Booms and Bitner is a complement to the traditional Marketing Mix Model (4P’s).

What is it for?

Just like the traditional 4P-model, the 7P-model can be helpful in defining your product, service, market or organisation. By thinking about and defining the 7 main concepts in your market, you’ll be able to visualize the boundaries of that market and find new ways of acting on that market.

On the first look on the tool, you might wonder what this tool is doing on a blog about sustainable entrepreneurship since Planet is not defined as one of the P’s. A truly environmentally conscious organisation will not approach sustainability as an add-on but as a condition. Make sure you define your impact on both the planet and society in every of the 7 P’s.

The 7 p’s


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About leyssensjan

Jan Leyssens is a designer and entrepreneur who strongly believes you can’t turn sustainability into a positive story if your main focus is on negative impact. When designing, he is always looking for the overlap between activism and entrepreneurship, technology and community. His main expertise lies in strategic business model development, Circular Economy, the makermovement, and social innovation. With a background in Industrial Design, Jan quickly shifted his focus towards business design and using the design process in strategic management. Jan is the father of two kids and founder & CEO of Regenerative Design, co-founder of Full Circle, ImpactBoost, and the Circular Design map, podcaster, storyteller, and changemaker.
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