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Marketing Ops 101: Evolving Marketing From a Cost to a Profit Center

|  by Chief Marketer Staff

Chief marketing officers are under considerable pressure to systematize demand generation, justify spending, and provide leadership in innovation in a rapidly changing and complex world. These pressures increase tensions among functional peers and cascade to subordinates who must do more with less staff. Meanwhile, a lack of perceived results are likely to shorten a CMO's…

Four Ways Cloud Marketing Can Save Today’s Marketer

|  by Beth Negus Viveiros

When Samuel Coleridge wrote "water, water, everywhere, but not a drop to drink" about the ancient mariner's thirst on the open sea, he also captured the irony many marketers today face about their marketing intelligence. Marketers are also surrounded by an ocean—one of data pouring in from all directions, both disparate channels and enterprise-wide. And…

Why Marketing Should Control the Marketing Database, Not IT

|  by Beth Negus Viveiros

I have been a direct and database marketing consultant since 1984. In all that time, one consistent verity is that most internal information technology departments think they can – and should – be responsible for the marketing database. In many instances, the IT department has no idea what it is talking about.

List Firms Increasingly Stress Marketing Services

|  by Chief Marketer Staff

How many incidents within the list industry does it take to make a trend? Three months ago, Clare Hart, Infogroup’s new CEO, revealed plans to rebalance the company away from providing list information and more toward services. Late last month, Infogroup announced Ed Mallin, who was instrumental in Infogroup’s list management firm acquisition activities, was…

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by Patty Odell

Campbell’s Chunky Soup, the Official Soup Sponsor of the NFL, has launched its latest brand platform: “Champions of Chunky.”  The campaign is a modern, updated revival of the classic  Mama’s Boy campaign, which first aired in 1997 and last ran in 2014. 

	
        

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