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
Laura Patterson — September 17, 2019 Follow @LauraVEM — September 17, 2019 The Pressure to Prove Marketing Performance Persists There is a lot of pressure when you delve 100 miles or so below the Earth’s surface. The weight of the overlying rock combined with the high temperature enables carbon atoms to bond and create diamonds. … Continue reading There are No Diamonds Without Pressure: Making the Performance Journey
Tobin Lehman — June 30, 2019 Follow @gonewnorth — June 30, 2019 The gap between consent and dissent seems to be narrowing in the world of email marketing. How we approach the problem could shape our email marketing future. The Ground is Not Moving Let it be known that email marketing is still the highest … Continue reading Is There Such a Thing as “Too Much Email?”
Brian Basilico — April 25, 2019 Follow @bbasilico — April 25, 2019 One of the things in business that people are always looking for is an easier way to do things. The better way to do things. They’re always looking for something new, but what they really what most is an easy button. Well guess … Continue reading There is an Easy Button to Success, but Can You Afford It?
At MarTech West, Nordstrom’s analytics expert Jason Mestrits shed light on how marketers can face down the challenges of creating an effective data-driven operation. Kyle Henderick on April 23, 2019 “This year will be all about AI.” “And don’t forget podcasts!” “And blockchain, live video and social commerce.” Every marketer has been a part … Continue reading There are 6 challenges every data-driven marketer faces. Here’s how to manage them.
Kaitlyn Hammond — March 21, 2019 — March 21, 2019 Most of us have a similar morning routine— we brush our teeth, have a cup of coffee, get dressed and head out to the office. Or do we? Is there something that the ultra-successful entrepreneurs do in the morning that is vastly different from the … Continue reading Is There Truth to the Morning Routines of the Successful?
Heather Quitos — March 13, 2019 — March 13, 2019 In an increasingly digital world, investment in tradeshows may seem like less of a priority for marketing teams. But for many businesses, tradeshows are still a lucrative opportunity. In the B2B world, the show may be the only opportunity to get some face-to-face time with … Continue reading How Can I Drive Demand at a Tradeshow Without Being There?
Hilary Coles — December 31, 2018 — December 31, 2018 kreatikar / Pixabay If you’ve ever been involved in the creation of a website, you’ve almost certainly heard someone refer to the “fold.” In fact, they likely revered it, exalting its importance to epic levels. Maybe you, too, emphasized the impact content has when it’s … Continue reading There is No Fold: Myth of the Scroll Below the Fold
Deanna Ritchie — December 19, 2018 — December 19, 2018 mohamed_hassan / Pixabay Procrastination is something that most people have faced at some point in their lives. For some reason, we as humans struggle to avoid things that are unpleasant. We delay the inevitable, especially when it’s unpalatable. And we even do the same procrastination … Continue reading Has There Been a Proven Method to Stop Procrastination?
When it comes to bid management, let the machines do the heavy lifting, advises contributor Frederick Vallaeys. Here’s why it’s best to automate the tedious work humans used to do to calculate CPC. Frederick Vallaeys on August 30, 2018 Bid management is not traditionally thought to be part of a marketing job so why … Continue reading There is no reason to manage bids manually