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A CMOs Guide to Navigating Data Analytics

The CMO function has always been critical for every business, but the role has expanded and evolved recently to encompass responsibility for driving predictable and measurable growth - as evidenced by the fact that the function is now often titled Chief Growth Officer or Chief Revenue Officer. As Sales, Marketing and Technology roles become intertwined, CEOs and Boards now expect senior marketers to prove a correlation between strategies and the bottom line. Many Marketing Leaders, however, are unsure of where to start…

The MarTech Fitness Drill 2019: How Much Do You Sweat With Your Marketing Technology

Are CMOs ready for the MarTech Fitness Drill?  While reviewing the entries for MarTech RADAR companies, we read hundreds of whitepapers, case studies and attended 50+ Marketing Technology webinars and podcasts. The extensive research-based project on MarTech RADAR led us to the first-in-industry MarTech Fitness Drill. What’s the MarTech Fitness Drill after all? At MarTech Series, we define the MarTech Fitness Drill as, “the systematic process of identifying, comparing, analyzing, reviewing, leveraging and recommending…

Navigating Fragmentation: The Steps CMOs Are Taking to Drive Success

The landscape in which CMOs operate today differs significantly from 10 or even five years ago. Marketing leaders now face a fragmented marketplace, a growing number of channels, and empowered consumers who expect seamless, relevant experiences across every touchpoint. The digital age has ushered in a new era of accountability, forcing CMOs to prove the value of their team and their contributions to the business. The demand for increased accountability has raised the need for effective marketing performance measurement to…

Is A/B Testing Dead?

At the Marketo Marketing Nation Summit this year, our slogan was ‘A/B Testing is Dead,” and it drew a lot of reactions from show attendees. You can imagine why – many of the event attendees spend hours if not days per week on A/B testing different elements of their emails, landing pages, and digital ads. But as we explained to our booth visitors and others who noticed the slogan, when it comes to generating the best business results from your marketing efforts, A/B testing is being supplanted by multivariate testing. The…

Tips on Selecting the Right Martech Tools to Prove Sustainable ROI

Full Circle Insights' CEO, Bonnie Crater Offers Her Views on How to Select the Right Martech solutions for Better, Integrated Marketing and Sales Campaign Optimization Generating new sales opportunities is a tough business challenge. And, most marketing and sales teams rely on Martech tools to beat the blues. A recent study revealed that 91% of all marketers consider Account-Based Marketing as a necessity to integrate marketing and sales departments. Yet, despite the integration of the two departments, proving the…

Six Ways CMOs Can Keep Pace with Technology Innovation

Marketers have been leveraging technology for years. But the growing number of adtech and martech solutions available to CMOs has created new demands on budgets, staffing, training, and time. Weighing which new innovations to add to existing marketing technology stacks means identifying those that will drive the best results for the business. To navigate the ever-evolving and expanding technology ecosystem, CMOs should harness these six principles: Understand The Differences between Adtech And Martech While adtech and…

How CMOs Can Turn Analytics into their Secret Weapon

True consumer connection has always been a key aspect of marketing, but because the industry is changing quickly, consumers are looking for more than just an emotional connection to a brand. While the emotional connection is foundational, it’s also elusive. Analytics provide the data and statistics needed to more accurately measure audience reach. Nearly every industry is seeing an explosion in the use of big data and analytics to drive business decisions, but the benefits of this phenomenon are no more marked than in the…