Mon, Jun 4, 2018 — CMOs continue to calibrate their role in the executive suite as the scope of marketing has kept growing. In addition to the traditional fields of branding, demand generation and market research, it now includes many digital workloads, sales enablement, customer experience and retention and often strategy.
Sun, Mar 12, 2017 — Is your Marketing Team able to provide you a good view of how your Content Marketing efforts are performing? Are they able to explain to you what the ROI is of the blog articles they are writing? Can they show you the impact of the interviews with you and other members of the Executive team to develop Thought Leadership content? Unfortunately, these questions are not often answered in the affirmative. Looking at your Marketing Dashboards, “Random Acts of Marketing” are often visible as "Random Acts of Content". Although the abundance of data available to your marketing team is unprecedented, it’s also a sad fact that most content marketing is still of the “spray and pray” variety.
Sun, Feb 26, 2017 — The Expanding Role of Digital Healthcare Marketing - The role of digital marketing as a key factor in achieving growth at community health plans continues to expand. However, having employed a traditional approach for decades, your health plan marketing organization may lag in the adoption of digital marketing methods and best practices. Your marketing ROI may even be slipping or is not accurately measured. A recent ACHP (Alliance of Community Health Plans) survey shows that most health plan organizations consider digital marketing mediums to be more effective than traditional print and broadcast communications. Increased competition and the shifting consumer-to-patient journey amplify the urgency of adopting digital methods. In addition, the need to more closely track the effectiveness of tactics and improve ROI amid pressures to reduce spending, mean that it’s time to enhance and refine your digital healthcare marketing efforts.
Tue, Jan 31, 2017 — Chief Marketing Officer Tenure Drops from 48 to 44 Months High CMO turnover is a continuing trend in major US companies. While the average tenure has risen over the past decade (the average length of stay was a mere 23.6 months in 2004, compared with 48 months in 2014), a recent study released by Spencer Stuart indicates we may be approaching a down swing - last year's average CMO tenure clocked in at just 44 months (the first drop in a decade).