November 16, 2018

In the past few years, as I have been thinking more deeply about the process of building marketing plans and budgets (which ultimately led me to realize that I needed to build Plannuh), I have had...

October 22, 2018

Earlier this year, I wrote down the 8 steps that I recommend marketers use to build their plans.  When I review these steps with marketers, they almost universally say. “Yup.  That’s the way to do...

July 26, 2018

The marketing profession has become more technical, complex, and dynamic and your planning process needs to keep up with the times. The contemporary marketing plan should consider all the...

March 13, 2018

Developing a strong marketing budget that is aligned with your business goals is one of the most critical initiatives for any marketer. You need to approach your marketing budget like an investor....

February 25, 2018

For those of you out there who plan based on a calendar year, take note that you are now two thirds of the way through the first quarter. It's a good time to ask the following questions about your...

February 21, 2018

Great marketing plans are built on a foundation of goals that represent your most pressing business needs. But how do you define the right goals? It turns out that there are many common objectives...

February 02, 2018

In the past decade, marketers have made fantastic progress in their ability to measure and optimize the demand waterfall.Sirius Decisions, a leading marketing advisory firm, has been a key thought...