Helping you discover your inner marketing rock star
Author: Ian Truscott
Not a rock star, but Ian is a CMO, a trusted advisor and Chief Bottle Washer at Rockstar CMO. Ian is a former techie, product marketer, CTO, agency guy and industry analyst, who applies his experience to create ART (Awareness, Revenue and Trust) for B2B tech companies.
There’s a mind-boggling array of software available to marketers today. Designed to make your life easier or lurching around, threatening to destroy your business? Ian Truscott explores the perils and pitfalls of the Frankenstack.
We have most definitely nailed the classic album, as we drop Michael Jackson’s 1982 classic Thriller onto the turntable here at the Rockstar CMO digs. And we definitely “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’” for this Halloween special.
In this era of fake news and a cynical, connected consumer wary of the lies, authenticity is a hot marketing topic. And that’s the theme for this month’s issue.We’ve picked an absolute class album as its soundtrack, featuring the single ‘Come As You Are’. It has to be Nevermind by Nirvana.
Ian Truscott has been hanging out in the proverbial penthouse with Christine Bailey. As usual, the conversation quickly bubbled with ire. The subject: interruption marketing and wasted advertising. Feel differently? Then let us know.
This month we’re focusing on the reason we started this thing in the first place: the next generation of marketers. So you can expect a fresh and youthful perspective – this time inspired by Solange’s album, A Seat At The Table.