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 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...

February 26, 2018

Ashley, Ashley, Ashley…what are we going to do with you?

January 19, 2018

In the summer of 1998, well before the birth of streaming services, NBC ran a promotional campaign called “It’s New To You”. The campaign encouraged viewers to watch the reruns of their favorite...

January 08, 2018

Way back in 1987, I started my first post-college job as a sales rep for IBM in the Boston area. I was part of a new business branch and my territory was comprised of about 30 towns in Greater...