January 08, 2019

Marketing Budget is being wasted to the tune of billions - it doesn't have to be that way

December 31, 2018

Did you ever have that sinking feeling that something was off in your marketing plan? If you are like me, that has happened a lot. Sometimes when I have that feeling, I find someone I trust and...

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...

August 02, 2018

Simply stated, a marketing strategy is the high level approach that you plan to use to achieve your objectives. 

THE WORD STRATEGY COMES FROM THE GREEK WORD STRATĒGIA, MEANING "ART OF THE TROOP...

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...

February 26, 2018

The last time that I was working on a real podcast program was back in about 2005, right after my company acquired a company called Nuance – and subsequently took on their name (which was much...

February 26, 2018

I love data.  I also love free stuff.  That’s why this is one of my favorite tools.  By using Facebook Audience Insights with Custom Audiences, you can learn an incredible amount about your...

February 26, 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 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...