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How To Achieve Transformational Growth

CMOs in the age of digital transformation and accelerating competitive intensity are being challenged to set forth new routes to revenue. With the expectation that the mandate of today's CMO is to achieve consistent and substantial growth, there is increasing pressure to identify strategies that will achieve increased customer value, scale global operations and improve product success. Yet while ... More

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Exceeding the Requirements of the Trust Economy

Warren Buffet famously said, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.” This has never been more true when it comes to the sacred trust between customers and brands. Today’s customers are ready to flee brands that can’t keep personal data secure. Yet, too many brands risk losing customer trust in the face of massive data proliferation and rising ... More

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Are Garbage Leads Trashing Your Brand?

Too often, marketers provision leads from agencies, offshore list sources, internal departments or media channels that are not the result of an opt-in, permission-based, relevant content-consumption process. In other words, they’re garbage. And it gets worse: These leads may be coming from bad actors, such as overseas lead farms cutting corners and outright illicit name scrapers. All of whic... More

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State of Marketing 2012

The outlook is distinctly positive for marketers as executives head into 2013 with renewed confidence in their roles and business performance. Despite a varied and mixed outlook for the global economy, chief marketers report positive outlooks for their roles and functional areas. Nearly 70 percent received a salary or bonus in 2011, and 73 percent expect the same at the end of this year depending ... More

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Better Lead Yield in the Content Marketing Field

Vendor content frequently lacks value and trustworthiness in the eyes of BtoB buyers, who are increasingly turning to more trusted, peer-driven sources of  content along their path to purchase, according to the CMO Council's Content ROI Center. This white paper includes the results of a survey of more than 400 BtoB buyers and content seekers around the world who were reached through NetLine C... More

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State of Marketing 2014

The "State of Marketing"—the most valued annual study by the CMO Council—provides an in-depth view of global marketing vitality and direction and serves as a valuable resource tool to help calibrate, prioritize and make a business case for marketing investments. The benchmark report is based on a 50-point assessment taken by more than 525 senior-level marketers from around the globe. T... More