How to be a CMO & Create the Marketing Function of an Organization

image via http://www.ey.com/gl/en/services/advisory/ey-dna-of-sales-and-marketing-leaders-reinvention-of-the-cmo#.WCsll-YrLIU The role of CMO needs to focus on more than just marketing to increase sales as seen in this chart. Image via http://blog.marketo.com/2007/04/are_you_a_cmo_o.html To have success in the CMO role, you need to: get executive buy in on authority and the ability to make changes, otherwise you are doomed to fail. Brand MessageContinue reading “How to be a CMO & Create the Marketing Function of an Organization”

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10 Ways to Build an Audience & Grow a Customer Base

There are many ways to grow an audience and build a customer base. Here are 10 strategies for you to grow your audience and build a customer base. 1. Starting a Blog based on Buyer Personas Create a blog within your website focusing on customer pain points discovered in your buyer personas. Image via http://www.garrisoneverest.com/inbound-marketing-2/how-to-implement-inbound-marketing/ 2.Use SocialContinue reading “10 Ways to Build an Audience & Grow a Customer Base”

Sales Reps: Want to Boost your Sales? Study your Sales Data & Do the Math!

Math and Sales Data are essential to improve the sales efforts of Sales Reps. The use of Math and Sales Data can provide a wealth of insights in terms of how effective a businesses sales campaigns are doing. In my previous post, How to be your own Manager of Sales, I detailed how Sales Reps couldContinue reading “Sales Reps: Want to Boost your Sales? Study your Sales Data & Do the Math!”

How the Romney and Obama Campaigns use Big Data to Market themselves to Voters

Today is Election Day in the United States. There are many candidates who are up for election. However, the most followed race is the Presidential race between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. These candidates have been selling and marketing their vision for America for many months. These candidates have been doing everything they can toContinue reading “How the Romney and Obama Campaigns use Big Data to Market themselves to Voters”