Category Archives: Budgeting

How to think about budgeting for the marketing tech stack

In situations when budgeting is rather strict, it is important to think with the future in mind at things you might need tomorrow as well as today. Steve Petersen on November 1, 2021 Budgeting is never easy; nothing is ever certain — especially when forecasting.   That definitely applies to martech budgeting.  There are many things … Continue reading How to think about budgeting for the marketing tech stack

Budgeting, Leveraging, and Revenue Building to Grow Your Business

Angela Hausman, PhD May 10, 2021 When you run a small business, you never seem to have enough resources to do everything you’d like to grow your business. One of the resources you may find strapping your business growth is the cash needed to fund everything from salaries to product acquisition to marketing. There are … Continue reading Budgeting, Leveraging, and Revenue Building to Grow Your Business

As budgets shift to digital, MOPs teams look to campaign orchestration tools for relief

“Teams just can’t keep up with the sudden shift in volume and rapid pivoting that’s happening,” says Jeto CEO Alexandre Pelletier. Amy Gesenhues on April 17, 2020 Not so long ago, marketing operations teams were the unsung heroes of the marketing tribe — quietly making sure their company’s martech stacks were well-oiled machines that kept … Continue reading As budgets shift to digital, MOPs teams look to campaign orchestration tools for relief

Martech platforms reduce costs as CMOs face budget cuts

Many platforms are already making concessions to help marketers by reducing costs and, in some cases, even suspending billing. Amy Gesenhues on March 31, 2020 Just this week, Gartner reported 65% of 176 marketing leaders said they are bracing for moderate to significant budget cuts as a result of coronavirus-related disruptions. Fortunately for our marketing … Continue reading Martech platforms reduce costs as CMOs face budget cuts

Where Marketers Allocate Media Budgets And How Much They Plan To Spend

Where Marketers Allocate Media Budgets And How Much They Plan To Spend by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, September 17, 2019 Marketers feel most unprepared to use a variety of emerging technologies. Some 25% of marketers participating in a study released Tuesday said they are not prepared to use chatbots. About 23% cited voice search, … Continue reading Where Marketers Allocate Media Budgets And How Much They Plan To Spend

How to Convince Your Boss: 7 Steps to Getting Budget Approval

Kirsten Lyons — January 24, 2018 — January 24, 2018 Whether it’s asking for funding to attend a lesser-known conference, or a new tool/platform to add to your team’s tech stack, the skill of successfully pitching your boss is vital for career advancement. Everyone knows successful marketers are well-rounded professionals who can point to the … Continue reading How to Convince Your Boss: 7 Steps to Getting Budget Approval