In this trip to the Rockstar CMO Swimming Pool, Ian Truscott is inspired by Rebecca Biestman, the Chief Marketing Officer at Reputation, who, on the podcast, suggested “the pressure on CMOs to be social influencers”. What do you think? Did he chuck it in?
The Swimming Pool
Our special place in hell for all the crap, bullshit acronyms, empty fads and snake oil of marketing – thrown from the penthouse balcony by our Rockstars with a little help from our editor…
The Swimming Pool #29: The entire year of 2020
What do you reckon? Should we chuck 2020 into the Rockstar CMO Swimming Pool, our portal to marketing hell? Or should we give it a reprieve? Ian Truscott has a suggestion inspired by Robert Rose.
The Swimming Pool #28: Attribution
This month, standing on the penthouse balcony overlooking it is Grant Johnson, veteran CMO, now plying his trade at Emburse, who’s ready to commit ‘attribution’ to its watery demise.
The Swimming Pool #27 – A marketer that wants to be your friend
This month our trip to the Rockstar CMO penthouse balcony, is inspired by business development expert and coach Caroline Kay, as we prepare “a marketer that wants to be your friend” for its watery demise.
The Swimming Pool #26 – LinkedIn Solicitations Like You’re My Best Friend
This month, inspired by Jane Scandurra, we are wondering if we should be chucking “LinkedIn Solicitations Like You’re My Best Friend” into our portal to marketing hell.
The Swimming Pool #25: Bandwagoning
This month we are joined John Howe-Marshall, Chief Marketing Officer of SplitmediaLabs on the penthouse balcony, ready to give the heave-ho to “Bandwagoning”.
The Swimming Pool #24: Alec Baldwin
I know, right? Alec Baldwin? Well, we have Keith Smith, MD of The Advertist to thank for this one from our conversation on the podcast. We should explain..
The Swimming Pool #23: Brand purpose
In this trip to the Rockstar CMO Swimming Pool, we are inspired by Peter Morgan, Metia’s VP of Demand and our recent trip on the tour bus with him. Should ‘brand purpose’ be the next big splash in our portal to marketing hell?
The Swimming Pool #22: The lazy call to action
When we interviewed founder and CEO of Lately, Kate Bradley Chernis in our Backstage Q&A, she asked us to chuck the term ‘check out’ as a call to action into the Rockstar CMO Swimming Pool. But, why stop there?
Into the Pool #21: Personalization at scale
This month we are hanging over the balcony with the fractional CMO and marketing strategist, J. Robert Slaughter, who has nominated ‘personalization at scale’ for the drop to it’s watery demise.
Into the Pool #20: Marketing can’t be measured
This month we are hanging over the balcony with Acquia CMO Lynne Capozzi, who nominated “marketing can’t be measured” for the drop from the penthouse to splashdown into the portal to our special place in marketing hell
The Swimming Pool #19: Self-serving “market research”
You find us on the Rockstar CMO penthouse balcony, peering down at the pool. This time after a very jolly conversation with Sydni Craig-Hart we have a whiteboard and several reams of printed PowerPoints that are about to get very wet. Why?