Rockstar CMO: Backstage with J. Robert Slaughter

  We go backstage with a marketing rock star, ask a bunch of questions about what excites them, what we might learn from their journey, what gets their Monday marketing mojo working and what they would throw into our swimming pool. “So, is your company a chicken or a a pig?”  – @RobertSlaughter Read the entire… Read More

The Purpose of Marketing Is To Sell

  “People don’t want to buy a quarter-inch drill. They want a quarter-inch hole!” – Theodore Levitt Marketing is having an identity crisis! I’m about to say something that is very unpopular with the majority of the “talking heads” on LinkedIn… “The purpose of marketing is to sell!” Marketing is a force multiplier. Great marketing… Read More

We’ve Made B2B Marketing Way Too F#%king Hard

  Marketing, what the hell happened to you? I remember way back in my day, our stack consisted of WordPress, Marketo and Google Analytics. That’s the way it was and we liked it! Go to any marketing conference today, and you’ll hear a “marketing technologist” tell a room full of other martech worshipers how they… Read More

Aren’t you listening?

What the hell is wrong with your marketing and sales teams? They should be printing money! There are literally thousands upon thousands of experts, advisors, thought-leaders, blog hosts, entrepreneurs, bestselling authors, growth-hackers, speakers, and evangelists on LinkedIn. And get this…They’re all giving away their BEST tips, tricks and secrets, so you too can wake at… Read More

Root Canals, Bad Coffee, and Customer Experience

You don’t need to hire a high priced management consultant to tell you: Great Customer Experience: GOOD for business. Poor Customer Experience: BAD for business. There is no “neutral” when it comes to our customer’s experience. We’re either making it better or we’re making it worse. Take a look at LinkedIn. There are literally hundreds… Read More