What is a fractional CMO?

What is a fractional CMO?

A fractional CMO is a contract Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), retained on a part-time basis to provide executive marketing leadership for a growing business. - Authentic Brand (more…)
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Authentic Growth through a Sales Operating System with Gary Braun

Authentic Growth through a Sales Operating System with Gary Braun

A podcast collaboration between Authentic Brand and System & Soul Got sales management? Sure, you may have someone assigned to that seat, but are they equipped to lead and build a healthy team that can get your business to next-level growth? Discover how experienced coaching and proven systems can significantly impact your sales performance and healthy growth. (more…)
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From could to should: Purposeful growth starts with marketing clarity

From could to should: Purposeful growth starts with marketing clarity

Growth opportunities can feel endless for entrepreneurial businesses: expand upstream or downstream of current buyers, cross over to a new vertical, expand geographic regions, introduce new capabilities, add new strategic marketing channels to the mix, and so much more. However, if you’re like most entrepreneurial businesses, the landscape of growth opportunity is as overwhelming as it is inspiring. There’s so much your company could do that it becomes difficult to determine what it should do.  (more…)
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Heart Centered Leadership with Peter Zaballos

Heart Centered Leadership with Peter Zaballos

As featured on "Tea Time with Tech Marketing Leaders" podcast, presented by MKG Marketing and hosted by Kerry Guard. On this episode Kerry Guard chats with Peter Zaballos, who is a fractional CMO at Authentic Brand. Peter is a prime example of what it means to be living the life he wants and to have a company support it. (more…)
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Authentic Growth through Investment Mindset with Ryan Tansom

Authentic Growth through Investment Mindset with Ryan Tansom

A podcast collaboration between Authentic Brand and System & Soul Not all growth is healthy growth. Getting bottom-line results requires balancing short-term gains with long-term investments. Learn how to define and pursue your most ideal clients to achieve your most healthy, profitable, and joyful growth. (more…)
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What’s marketing’s role in a supply-constrained market?

What’s marketing’s role in a supply-constrained market?

Businesses today are navigating a strange marketplace. The economy is strong in certain ways — there’s investment interest and money to be spent — but the ripple effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to show up in unpredictable ways. Most companies feel the impacts of record-high labor shortages, and many are working through supply chain disruptions. The resulting resource constraints are driving costs up and making it difficult to deliver on customer demand. As a result, many companies are projecting flat or declining revenue and profits. (more…)
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Jennifer Zick featured on The Female Entrepreneur Show with host Angela Pointon

Jennifer Zick featured on The Female Entrepreneur Show with host Angela Pointon

Jennifer Zick, Founder & CEO of Authentic Brand, is featured as a guest on The Female Entrepreneur show, created and hosted by Angela Pointon. From start-up to job loss to founding a fractional CMO company that helps other entrepreneurs grow their businesses, Jennifer shares openly in this episode about her successes, struggles and vision for future women entrepreneurs. Listen to the full conversation here: (more…)
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