October 20, 2014

ROI Raises the Game for 2015

“How much revenue is marketing driving?” It’s the question of the day – and it’s getting louder. By 2017, marketing budgets are slated to outstrip IT spending. […]
October 13, 2014

CMOs As The New CEO: Love Your Inner Geek

If sales is a numbers game, marketing’s already joined it. It’s a major cultural shift, and it’s prompting CEOs and VCs from the South Bay to […]
September 19, 2014

Is Your App Design as Good as Your Web Site?

This week, one of the best web firms I know just told me that they’re getting out of web design, “because we can’t compete with the […]
September 18, 2014

3 Ways to Turn Pinterest Into a B2B Lead Gen Machine

When it comes to B2B marketing with Pinterest, the main idea is to drive quality traffic back to the company website, with the ultimate goal of […]
September 9, 2014

9 Lessons After 25 Years in the Business

Twenty-five years ago this week, I found myself out of a job. It wasn’t planned, and it turned out to be one of the best things […]
August 29, 2014

5 Tips to Break through the 12,000 Emails Reporters Receive–and Delete–Each Year

How do you cope when the reporters you want to target get 12,000 emails a year – and spike most of them? That’s our job–hitting it […]
August 22, 2014

The Seven Deadly Sins of Social Media

Managing your company’s social media accounts is fun and easy, right? A few posts here, a few “Likes” there, what’s the big deal? But are you […]
July 11, 2014

Harnessing the Social Power of Your Biggest Fans

The concept of brand “superfans” is not necessarily a new one. Consumers all over the world have been talking about their favorite companies and products online, […]
June 25, 2014

The Who, What, Where, and Why of Content Strategies

Creative content budgets are expected to swell this year, but most businesses are still struggling to string together an effective content strategy. Before jumping in to […]