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 26, 2019

Marketing moves quickly - and it continues to accelerate. Spending has to happen quickly to keep pace with the required execution. How can marketers (1) ensure they don't miss their plans, and (2)...

July 26, 2019

We all had that friend in college who could walk into a bar and secure a phone number from an attractive stranger within 5 minutes. Back in the late 1980s (picture all the hairspray), I had a...

July 08, 2019

Most B2B marketers have been asked this question at some point in their career

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...
June 21, 2019

Spend now to benefit the future

Marketing ROI is unquestionably one of the key metrics that define success for CMO's and their teams. That makes total sense given that marketing commands 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...

April 30, 2019

Marketing Attribution suffers from subjective scoring models, low-information feature sets, and measuring data at the wrong level. There is a better way.

The attraction of Marketing Attribution


April 16, 2019

Another amazing meetup for TheNextCMO is now in the record books! This last meeting, once again hosted in the beautiful Drift offices, featured a conversation with Jay Gaines, CMO and Research...

January 08, 2019

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