The New Future of Marketing: 16 Predictions From The C-Suite

What’s in store for marketers? Forget crystal balls — this article in Forbes, written late last year by former CMO Kimberly A. Whitler, offered insights and predictions for the year ahead from CEOs, authors, and other marketing experts. So what did these experts predict would happen in the wonderful world of marketing during 2016? More targeted, personalized efforts…
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8 Data Demons Blocking CMOs’ Path to Marketing ROI

In this dog-eat-dog, data-centric world, many of today’s CMOs want the ability to easily measure and show how their teams are delivering ROI. But what’s preventing them from actually doing that? According to Nadim Hossain, CEO and Co-Founder of BrightFunnel, it’s because of “Bad Data,” which generally falls into one of eight categories: Account Hierarchy and Duplicates, Opportunity…
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When Direct Marketing Fails…

As a Direct Marketer in a tough economy, you are constantly being asked to do more with less. Generate more leads. Improve campaign results. Increase brand awareness. Streamline operational efficiency. Unfortunately, poor quality customer and prospect data can sabotage your direct marketing efforts and your reputation in the process. Want to get a handle on the ways that…
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