Three Key Components of an Effective Marketing Calendar

Posted by Betsy Lillian on 12/4/19 11:11 AM

When it comes to choosing a new wall calendar for the new year, you’ve got some tough choices in front of you. Lighthouses of New England? Best The Office quotations? Rescued kittens in baskets, perhaps? Aesthetics or entertainment might be the only thing determining your yearly wall calendar choice, but when it comes to selecting an appropriate calendar for your marketing planning, you should keep a few vital functions in mind.

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Topics: Marketing Planning, Financial Planning, Marketing performance management, Marketing Performance, marketing strategy

Finance Needs Accountability: Get Everyone on the Same Page

Posted by Bruce Brien on 11/20/19 1:21 PM

What’s your relationship with finance like? If the answer is that there’s room for improvement, then it’s time to start giving finance the accountability it needs - and here’s why.

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Topics: financial integration, marketing data, B2B, Marketing Performance, marketing strategy

Shine a light on your marketing planning efforts to deliver better performance

Posted by Bruce Brien on 5/3/19 2:00 PM

Planning can be a dirty word in any aspect of business, especially Marketing. Planning is difficult. It takes time and resources to be done right. It takes skills, tools, and a solid process to execute. And it takes data, data that must be cleaned and aggregated into consumable insights for it to be usable for the planners.

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Topics: Marketing Planning, Financial Planning, Budgeting, Revenue Attribution, Marketing Budgeting, Hive9, Effective Planning, Marketing Insights, ABM, marketing data, Marketing Performance

It is time to trade up from personal productivity to organizational productivity.

Posted by Bruce Brien on 4/11/19 2:57 PM

The spreadsheet can be a very powerful tool, especially for personal productivity, problem solving and modeling scenarios. It is where most organizations first develop their marketing plan. Four or five marketers sharing the same room determine that it is time to write down the plan, share it with others, use it to meet with finance, assign ownership to tasks, and generally feel good that the plan is in one place.

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Topics: Marketing Planning, Revenue Attribution, Integrated Marketing, Campaigns, ABM, Marketing Performance

Do You Know If You’re On Track to Meet Revenue Goals?

Posted by Patrick Kilgore on 6/15/17 11:48 AM

You’ve been working hard all year long. You’re confident in the campaigns you’ve launched and are eager to see the results you’ve collected as you conduct incremental reviews. When the whole team sits down at the meeting to go over the numbers you learn the worst: you didn’t come close to meeting your marketing-influenced revenue goals.

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Topics: Marketing Performance

Highlights from the 2017 Marketing Performance Management Benchmark Study

Posted by Patrick Kilgore on 6/6/17 11:45 AM

Every year, marketers work toward better solutions and better results. As the marketing arena becomes ever more complicated – both due to new tactics and channels, as well as new tech software available to help manage it all – figuring out the right approach to getting the best results is an ongoing challenge.

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Topics: Marketing Maturity, Marketing Insights, Marketing Performance

Webinar Recap: Planning & Performance in an ABM World

Posted by Patrick Kilgore on 4/11/17 10:00 AM

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Our recent webinar on Marketing Planning and Performance in an ABM World covered a lot of territory. With three experts in the field each bringing insights from their particular background and specialty, attendees got a heaping dose of knowledge in exchange for the hour they spent.

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Topics: Marketing Planning, Webinars, Hive9, ABM, B2B, Marketing Performance

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