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Digital CMO Series: Dynamic Logic and Compete

Bit by bit, marketers have warmed to online media for branding. Many have proven their success using the pre-internet metrics, while others applying traditional units like GRPs to measure the media itself. So, is it time to kick online response metrics to the curb? Not so fast. Disavowing “response metrics” assumes a dichotomy that leads to bad decisions. If one brand metric can help explain another, then measuring shifts in

Digital CMO Series: American Express Business Insights

American Express Business Insights, a sponsor of the 2010 Digital CMO Summit is a global information, analytics and consulting organization. Combining real behavioral information—derived from actual purchasing data—with sophisticated analytics they provide businesses with a deeper understanding of their customers, competitors and marketplace.

Digital CMO Series: T-Mobile USA

This week Dennis Haugan, Senior Director, Digital Strategy, T-Mobile USA describes how the customer is only a click away and “own your brand” as true advocates, a marketing agency and an honest voice of the brand. Read our one-on-one interview with Dennis below and check out the video of his interview and full presentation with Danielle Nohe, Director, Telecommunications & Media, Compete on our YouTube channel.

Digital CMO Series: Alaska Airlines and Zaaz

"We don’t do anything without measuring anymore. As marketers we are used to kind of bull******* our way through stuff"¦well that day is over." Find out why as Shane Atchinson, CEO, ZAAZ and Steve Jarvis, former VP Marketing Sales and Customer Experience, Alaska Airlines discuss the importance of measurement, competitive benchmarking and what it really means to deliver on a brand promise on our YouTube Channel.

Digital CMO Series: Big Brand Theory Panel, Part Two

The discussion continues in Part Two of the Big Brand Theory Panel with David Fenn, Yelp, Rich Calacci, CBSSports.com and Jonathan Hsu, 24/7 Real Media. Also this week, hear more from Jonathan Hsu in a one-on-one interview and his answers to the following questions: What are the particular challenges facing marketers today? What does the evolving digital space mean for the future of marketing? How are brands using use consumer

Digital CMO Series: Big Brand Theory Panel, Part One

      This week’s Digital CMO Series features the Big Brand Theory Panel: Part One. Below are a few key questions from our one-on-one interview with David Fenn, Director of National Accounts, Yelp. Check out more from the Big Brand Theory panel, as well as our interview with Rich Calacci, SVP Advertising Sales, CBSSports.com and CBS Mobile on our YouTube channel.

Digital CMO Series: Bing – Building a New Brand in the Digital Age

    Breaking through the noise to launch a new brand in today’s marketplace requires harnessing traditional marketing techniques as well as the unexpected. Reaching users online is relatively straightforward, but building emotional connections, staying relevant and delivering value is considerably more challenging. Hear from Kirsten Ward, Director of Digital Advertising, Microsoft as she discusses the challenges faced and innovation by Microsoft to build the Bing brand and steadily gain

Digital CMO Series: Jeffrey Hayzlett Part 2

Last week’s Digital CMO Series installment featured part 1 of exciting video from Jeff Hayzlett, former CMO of Kodak and author of the bestselling book The Mirror Test. Now check out part 2, the remainder of his presentation and a one-on-one interview with Jeff as he shares more ideas on big branding online. The first ten people to answer all five questions below correctly (all answered by Jeff on our

Digital CMO Series: Jeffrey Hayzlett

Jeff Hayzlett, former CMO of Kodak and author of bestselling book, The Mirror Test kicked off day one of the Digital CMO Summit as the keynote speaker. His booming voice and commanding presence captured attendee’s attention and left a lasting impression. Jeff focused on the challenge of transforming Kodak from “your mother and father’s brand” to be younger, cooler and edgier.  There is a lot to learn from Jeff’s blended

Digital CMO Series – Scott Ernst

Scott Ernst, President of Compete is a veteran in online marketing with deep experience in advertising, digital media and Web technology. Over the past decade, Scott has been working with world-class brands to help them improve their business performance through the online channel. Here Scott shares his perspective on The Big Brand Theory and the role that Compete plays in helping clients build their brands online and navigate the rapidly

Insurance Advertising: A Q&A with Jon Swallen, SVP Research TNS Media Intelligence

Compete recently caught up with Jon Swallen, SVP Research, at TNS Media Intelligence, which like Compete, is in the TNS Media group of companies. At TNS MI he oversees the methods and procedures used to measure advertising activity and mines the TNS MI database to produce insights on a wide range of topics relating to the advertising marketplace. He is a sought-after source and expert, and is frequently quoted in