Measure what’s meaningful: Advice for growing businesses

Measure what’s meaningful: Advice for growing businesses

There are a lot of things that marketers today could measure. But that doesn’t mean they should be measuring all of these. Marketing metrics should provide insight into how marketing is supporting business objectives and answer key questions from the CEO and sales leaders. (more…)
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Think your business can’t afford market research? Think again.

Think your business can’t afford market research? Think again.

Many small and growing businesses bypass market research because they think it’s only for established enterprises that can afford to hire expensive market research firms. But market research doesn’t necessarily require a significant budget. In fact, many research strategies and methods are available flexibly and affordably. (more…)
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What does a fractional CMO do?

What does a fractional CMO do?

Fractional marketing leadership is a relatively new service area. But demand for fractional CMOs is growing as the value of hiring part-time executive marketing leadership becomes clearer. (more…)
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Does your business need fractional CMO services?

Does your business need fractional CMO services?

Entrepreneurial and growth-oriented businesses often come to a critical fork in the road when they recognize they have a gap in strategic marketing leadership. They need to determine who and when to hire to support the next phase of their business. (more…)
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Should you become a fractional CMO?

Should you become a fractional CMO?

The playbook for executive marketing careers has changed. Marketing and communications professionals are the most burnt-out across all corporate job functions. At the same time that marketers face burnout, more pathways are available than ever before to build a meaningful career and life. Working 50- to 70-hour workweeks dedicated to one enterprise is no longer the only way to achieve a high-impact, high-value executive marketing career. Many experienced marketers are rethinking work’s place in their lives and leaving corporate jobs to pursue a flexible, consulting-based career that helps them achieve a better balance. The growing gig economy and the proven…
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