November 13, 2019

6 critical steps that shouldn’t be overlooked when developing your marketing plan.

‘Tis the season for planning and budgeting. While some marketers (like retailers) may be making their last-minute...

November 05, 2019

Today the average life expectancy of a CMO position is 3-5 years depending on the industry, the shortest lifespan of any of the members of the C-suite.  The reason for this? Too often CMOs find...

October 30, 2019

Using the Plannuh Marketing Budget Benchmark Calculator

One of your most important responsibilities as a marketing leader is building the case for the right investment level in the marketing...

August 26, 2019

We have seen hundreds of marketing budgets at Plannuh, on hundreds of different templates. Google Sheets and Excel have many strengths. For marketing budgets though - and not to put too fine a...

August 13, 2019

Evolving your brand is one of the most important responsibilities for a CMO.

July 08, 2019

Optimizing the lead funnel alone is a huge missed opportunity.

 
Back in 2012, I was the CMO of a public company ( Nuance Communications) and one of my initiatives was to implement a set of...
May 22, 2019

From time to time as a marketing leader, you need to make adjustments to your budget. Sometimes you are dealt a budget cut that you need to absorb, other times you just want to fund an additional...

May 14, 2019

MarTech simultaneously makes us scientists, artists and luddites

Marketing is an uneven discipline. In some respects it is wildly sophisticated, such as the technical innovation in response to the...

May 06, 2019

What is happening in Marketing?

There is surprisingly little reliable material about what is really going on in marketing. Most analyst articles are based on interviews with CMO's, asking what...