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Despite budget cuts, CMOs still bullish on marketing automation investments

Even as marketing spend continues to fall through 2021 due to COVID-19, Forrester expects marketing automation investments will see a slight lift. Amy Gesenhues on June 10, 2020 COVID-19’s impact on the U.S. economy has been staggering. The country has suffered record unemployment rates as companies continue to shutter across industries. And while communities and … Continue reading Despite budget cuts, CMOs still bullish on marketing automation investments

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

How agencies are helping CMOs break down barriers to digital transformation

As CMOs take over the customer journey, agencies are expanding their services and capabilities to help clients build and implement effective digital transformation initiatives. Amy Gesenhues on March 5, 2020 “At this point, what isn’t digital?” said Jennifer Fey, the senior vice president of digital media for Firewood when asked how her global digital marketing … Continue reading How agencies are helping CMOs break down barriers to digital transformation

Forrester predictions for CMO role are dire, but there is hope for current CMOs

Chief marketing officers who claim ownership and establish control across their organizations will create better customer experiences, drive customer loyalty. Jennifer Cannon on October 30, 2019 The role of the chief marketing officer (CMO) has been increasingly scrutinized in recent years. Dozens of CMO positions have been axed from some of the world’s most recognizable … Continue reading Forrester predictions for CMO role are dire, but there is hope for current CMOs

Study Finds CMOs Overlook Search Opportunities To Drive Growth

Study Finds CMOs Overlook Search Opportunities To Drive Growth by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, Yesterday CMOs spend millions of dollars annually on search marketing and advertising, but some have conflicting views on the perceived value of the media and how it drives the return on investment and growth for their respective companies.   eMarketer … Continue reading Study Finds CMOs Overlook Search Opportunities To Drive Growth

How CMOs Can Manage Onsite and Remote Marketing Talent to Maximize Productivity

Bob Van Rossum — September 13, 2019 Follow @BobVR — September 13, 2019 If you were to survey our company, you would find that 50 percent of our employees work remotely. As the digital workspace continues to become more advanced, and the market for higher-caliber marketers continues to be extremely competitive, many organizations today are … Continue reading How CMOs Can Manage Onsite and Remote Marketing Talent to Maximize Productivity

CMOs Looking For A ‘Path To Better, Not Perfect’

CMOs Looking For A ‘Path To Better, Not Perfect’ by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, March 21, 2019 CMOs are slowing the “madness” of adopting marketing technology to focus on finding experts with the skills to make the tech work — of looking for the next silver bullet to bring together the data, according to data released … Continue reading CMOs Looking For A ‘Path To Better, Not Perfect’