6 Things We Learned In 2021

2021 in review

It’s a new year, which means It’s time to look back on 2021 and reflect–an annual CaliberMind tradition.   Despite some big bumps in the road, many industries have stabilized and several have thrived. The tech sector, in particular, has continued to perform at a surprising pace.   We think 2021 will be remembered as […]

What Marketers Need to Know About Privacy-First

Quimby Melton

If You’re Confused, You’re Not Alone There is a lot of information available to people who want to know more about how privacy-first approaches and data privacy regulations impact digital marketing.

The Phases of Marketing Analytics Maturity

Marketing Data Stages

According to a Fournaise Group study, a staggering 80% of CEOs don’t trust their CMO. By comparison, 90% of those same CEOs trust their CIOs and CFOs. The Fournaise study is still being actively quoted by reputable sources today because it resonates with the underlying problems business leaders identify with their marketing leaders today. Let’s break […]

The Hidden Costs of Bad Marketing Data

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This year we saw a lot of change. B2B employees made a massive shift to remote working (blowing up IP recognition software). Companies shifted their existing events online (without realizing that what works in person doesn’t translate well to an online forum). And everyone moved more of their budget to digital because that’s where their […]

Using Marketing Analytics to Get the Most Out of Product Reviews

Get the most out of your reviews

You’ve got a great product that your customers love, and you know prospects trust third party information more than your own copy. Why not use review websites like G2 Crowd, Gartner, Capterra, TrustRadius, or CrowdReviews in your marketing strategy?   Many people hesitate to drive traffic to third-party websites as part of their marketing strategy […]

6 Things We Learned From 2020

What 2020 Taught Us

2020 has been… Well, it’s been a bit of a dumpster fire. We kicked the year off with Australia literally on fire and somehow managed to continue to spiral. Even the 2020 Word of the Year award didn’t go as expected. The Oxford English Dictionary selected dozens. Doomscrolling, blursday, quarantini, and covidiots all made the […]

Fixing the 6 Biggest Gaps in B2B Marketing Analytics

5 Biggest Data Gaps

It’s a common spectacle witnessed in quarterly executive meetings around the world:   Marketing presents its contribution to the quarter’s revenue. Sales presents another number. Then the channel team insists that their data is correct. Everyone spends the remainder of the meeting arguing about who’s right.   Unfortunately, gaps in data guarantee that none of […]

Announcing the New MasterOps Community

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Back in the Day Remembering back when I was a marketing intern (before “Marketing Ops” or “Revenue Ops” existed), we had two big systems to manage:   Customer Relation Management (CRM) Marketing Automation Platform (MAP)   Somehow, I got put in charge to administer both and was promoted to a Marketing Specialist. I remember sending […]

Mastering Your Data Strategy to Support a Shared Revenue Goal

paul mckay

Sales and Marketing Move Toward a Common Goal: Revenue It was a new revenue-focused CMO joining the team that prompted Visier’s marketing team to reassess its KPIs. The logic plays out pretty simply: if what matters most to the business is revenue, what matters most to Sales is revenue. Since Marketing is a key player […]