We arrived early for this year’s Business Marketing Association International Conference in Chicago and took advantage of a pre-conference workshop entitled “Unleash Your Inner Publisher.” Although we thought that we already did a pretty good job at blogging and tweeting and all the other things that customers read, we quickly realized that this workshop was a worthwhile investment. Paul Gillin, a thought leader in the B2B marketing world, […]
Last week Jep Castelein (@jepc) of LeadSloth posted a great blogging entry entitled “Best CRM for Marketing Automation: Salesforce.com, Microsoft, or Oracle?” and explained pragmatically what you need to think about when making the move to a Marketing Automation platform. One of the most important questions he asked is “Should you look at Marketing Automation options first?” There’s at least one Marketing Automation vendor out there that says it’s […]
This is the third anniversary of this blog. Similar milestones were previously acknowledged in 2009 and 2008 with much joy and pasta, but this year is extra special. Although it is still referred to as “The Marketing Consigliere” Blog, and written in the third person narrative, it is undergoing change as it figures out what kind of Marketing blog it wants to be when it grows up. Earlier this spring […]
Sung to the tune of the carol “O Little Town of Bethlehem.” O little town of Twitterville, Thy Tweeps are far and wide, And with their sweet and endless tweets, The hashtags all go by. Yet though the Fail Whale cometh, When they want news the most, Thy conversations keep them warm, And happy coast to coast. When at their work or in their homes, Short text they […]
For two years now, the Marketing Consigliere has been bringing his insight on Net-Centric Marketing. Buon Compleanno to his blog and thanks to you all for continuing to read it.