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March 27, 2014 5:09 PM

It's Gut Check Time For Marketing tagged “Chief Marketing Officer”

How do you feel about the marketing dollars that are being spent at your organization? This is about much more than your marketing mix, and this is much more serious than how creative your advertising is looking these days. Quick... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 11, 2014 8:54 PM

Market What Works. Get Schooled... Seth Godin Style tagged “Chief Marketing Officer”

Are you interested in taking a very modern course in marketing? With each and every passing day, I get a handful of emails asking me who offers up the best course in marketing. Up until today, I wasn't sure that... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 30, 2013 7:20 AM

What Keeps The Chief Marketing Officer Awake At Night? - Part 3 tagged “Chief Marketing Officer”

Is Gartner right about Chief Marketing Officers spending more on IT than the Chief Information Officer in the coming years? A very senior Chief Marketing Officer at one of the largest telecommunications companies in North America leaned over my shoulder... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 16, 201311:26 PM

Growth Hacker Marketing And The Rise Of Engineers In Marketing tagged “Chief Marketing Officer”

If you're a brand and you don't believe in advertising, what do you do? The default position is to use social media. Create real interactions with real human beings. To be useful. To create content that makes a brand more... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 25, 201311:20 PM

What Keeps The Chief Marketing Officer Awake At Night? - Part 2 tagged “Chief Marketing Officer”

The Chief Marketing Officer must better understand how information is created, stored, shared and capitalized upon. There is a strange default position that most businesspeople (mostly marketers) take when they don't understand why something is happening in the business world.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 9, 2013 6:08 PM

What Keeps The Chief Marketing Officer Awake At Night? - Part 1 tagged “Chief Marketing Officer”

There is no doubt that the current role of the Chief Marketing Officer is fundamentally changing. What was once considered to be one of the most interesting and creative positions within the corporate environment, has now become one of the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 2, 2013 8:38 PM

The Power And Disappointment Of Digital Marketing tagged “Chief Marketing Officer”

Everything is digital. I've been banging that drum for well over a decade now. At first, it was heresy, then it was wishful thinking and now it is suddenly becoming a reality. You know it's a reality when traditional advertising... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 25, 2013 3:59 PM

Marketers, Let Your Egos Go tagged “Chief Marketing Officer”

What if your ideas didn't matter? For senior marketers, it is a very humbling thought. What if your ideas, your thoughts and even your experience as a trained marketing professional didn't amount to a hill of beans in terms of... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 14, 201210:49 AM

The New Digital Minimalism tagged “Chief Marketing Officer”

How much of what are you putting online? I was interested in a mobile app. I went to their website. There was not a lot of information. It featured two actions: Download the app. Watch a short video demo. Nothing... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 21, 201210:42 PM

In The Trust Economy, Marketers Are Bankrupt tagged “Chief Marketing Officer”

It's getting ugly for marketers. Too bad, because marketing is just starting to get good. We have a major issue with marketing and it needs to get solved soon if our future it to be as bright as we hope.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 26, 2012 6:07 PM

Understanding The Digital Marketing Agency tagged “Chief Marketing Officer”

There is a push for Digital Marketing agencies to become full-service agencies. If that isn't the truth, there is another push where many full-service agencies - and the global networks that own them - are doing their very best to... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 11, 2012 2:53 PM

Where To Put The Blame tagged “Chief Marketing Officer”

Blame the agency. A friend who owns a marketing agency once half-jokingly said to me that an agency is used in two capacities: Good capacity: when we do everything great and have a huge win. In this capacity, the Chief... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 1, 201212:44 PM

The New Marketing Hacker tagged “Chief Marketing Officer”

There is a massive and missed opportunity happening in the marketing industry. It seems like Judy Shapiro (Chief Brand Strategist at CloudLinux and blogger at Trench Wars) was busy asking herself some very similar questions at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 21, 201212:52 PM

Consumers Control The Brand (And Other New Media Myths) tagged “Chief Marketing Officer”

Marketers don't control their brand... the consumer does. It's been the battle cry of Social Media enthusiasts since The Cluetrain Manifesto was first published over a decade ago. If "markets are conversations," as The Cluetrain Manifesto says, then we can't... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 15, 2011 9:57 AM

The Harsh Realities Of The Real-Time Web For Marketers tagged “Chief Marketing Officer”

In four words: we are not prepared. The past few months have probably been all about planning for the next year (and, for some, even beyond this coming year). We look at product launches, holiday seasons, brand requirements, sales goals... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 27, 2011 8:55 PM

Tension As Motivation tagged “Chief Marketing Officer”

If we're not creating tension as a Marketing Professional, then what are we doing? Jeffrey Hayzlett (the former CMO of Kodak, the author of the best-selling business book, The Mirror Test, and celebrity CMO) said this today at the CMA National... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 28, 2011 9:40 PM

The Value Of Utilitarianism Marketing tagged “Chief Marketing Officer”

It's a cluttered world. It's an even more cluttered Marketing world. Brands still think it's all about the pomp and circumstance. It is... and it isn't. No one (especially me) is going to deny that a well-executed Superbowl ad gets... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 26, 2011 9:58 PM

How To Hire A Marketing Agency tagged “Chief Marketing Officer”

The process of hiring  a Marketing agency feels old... and somewhat broken. What used to be an experience about finding a true, valuable partner (someone who will sit there with the brand managers in the darkest of nights trying to... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 30, 2011 6:33 AM

What A CMO Wants. What A CMO Needs. tagged “Chief Marketing Officer”

What a CMO wants and what a CMO needs may not be what a CMO can get (just yet). Being a Chief Marketing Officer is no easy gig. Recent studies in North America have found that a CMO lasts between... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 11, 2010 9:36 PM

The Time Is Ripe For A Chief Marketing Technologist tagged “Chief Marketing Officer”

Think about where the world of business is. Think about how much Marketing has changed. Think about how much of that change is due to technology. When my agency, Twist Image, got started in 2000, there was an issue in... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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