Description : "Marketers know that they must use metrics. The key--which this book addresses superbly--is which metrics to use and how to use them." Erv Shames, Chairman, Western Connecticut Health Network; former President and CEO of Borden, Inc. and Stride Rite Corporation “50+ metrics crackles like new money…this is the best marketing book of the year.” Updated version of Strategy + Business “2006 Best Books in Marketing award winner” WHAT TO MEASURE AND HOW TO MEASURE IT TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR MARKETING As the old adage goes, “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” Key Marketing Metrics is the definitive guide to today’s most valuable marketing metrics to measure the results of your marketing. In this thoroughly updated and significantly expanded book, you will understand the pros, the cons and the nuances of more than 50 of the most important metrics and know exactly how to choose the right metrics for every challenge. Key Marketing Metrics gives you a portfolio, or "dashboard", of the most valuable metrics for your business to maximise the return on your marketing investment and identify the best new opportunities for profit. Discover high-value metrics for every facet of marketing: promotional strategy, advertising, and distribution; customer perceptions; market share; competitors’ power; margins and pricing; products and portfolios; customer profitability; sales forces and channels; and more. This edition includes the latest web, online, social, and email metrics, plus new insights into measuring marketing ROI and brand equity, as well as practical advice for managing complex issues such as advertising elasticity and “double jeopardy.”
Description : Talk about marketing accountability has become almost commonplace. Most marketing executives understand the need to know the numbers. The real question is, ""Which numbers?"" Marketing Metrics in Action: Creating a Performance-Driven Marketing Organization answers those questions and addresses those problems with a balance of sound theory and technique and practical application. The author, a veteran of marketing on both ""sides""—the client side and the consultant side—explains how you need to begin by identifying the elements of the right culture. First, every company's product makeup, competitive situation, resources, and internal strengths and weaknesses differ. So do its needs for particular metrics. It is necessary to be able to identify which metrics matter to your organization's circumstances. Next it is necessary to create a culture of accountability. Everyone in the organization has to be –and be seen as being—on the same side and n the same page. Finance can't be seen as ""the enemy,"" and Sales and Marketing need work especially hard to coordinate their efforts. But this sense of accountability needs to extend from the C-Suite to the customer service and order entry people. Quality approaches and sophisticated ideas then become much more productive in the marketplace. A metrics audit will help establish where you are now, and mapping will enable you to align processes to better develop your dashboard. This book provides wise counsel for identifying which metrics matter most to your organization and practical guidance for putting all the sophisticated marketing tools to profitable use in your company.
Description : Now updated with new techniques and even more practical insights, this is the definitive guide to today’s most valuable marketing metrics. Four leading marketing researchers help you choose the right metrics for every challenge, and use models and dashboards to translate numbers into real management insight. Marketing Metrics: The Manager’s Guide to Measuring Marketing Performance, Third Edition now contains: Important new coverage of intangible assets A rigorous and practical discussion of quantifying the value of information More detail on measuring brand equity A complete separate chapter on web, SEM, mobile, and "digital" metrics Practical linkages to Excel, showing how to use functions and Excel Solver to analyze marketing metrics An up-to-date survey of free metrics available from Google and elsewhere Expanded coverage of methodologies for quantifying marketing ROI The authors show how to use marketing dashboards to view market dynamics from multiple perspectives, maximize accuracy, and "triangulate" to optimal solutions. You’ll discover high-value metrics for virtually every facet of marketing: promotional strategy, advertising, and distribution; customer perceptions; market share; competitors’ power; margins and pricing; products and portfolios; customer profitability; sales forces, channels, and more. For every metric, the authors present real-world pros, cons, and tradeoffs — and help you understand what the numbers really mean. Last but not least, they show you how to build comprehensive models to support planning — and optimize every marketing decision you make. Marketing Metrics, Third Edition will be invaluable to all marketing executives, practitioners, analysts, consultants, and advanced students interested in quantifying marketing performance.
Description : Today's best marketers recognize the importance of metrics, measurement, & accountability. But few marketers recognize the extraordinary range of metrics now available for evaluating their strategies & tactics. In this book, four leading researchers systematically introduce today's most powerful marketing metrics.
Description : Marketing and the bottom line sets out to change this. Based an extensive and original research involving world-beating companies such as 3M, Accenture, British Airways, Diageo and McDonald's, this book analyzes the impact that marketing has on the financial well-being of a company. Viewing marketing as a strategic board-level function, Ambler sets out a new generation of marketing metrics designed to make marketing more accountable for what it does, what it spends and what it earns.
Description : Founded in 1971, the Academy of Marketing Science is an international organization dedicated to promoting timely explorations of phenomena related to the science of marketing in theory, research, and practice. Among its services to members and the community at large, the Academy offers conferences, congresses and symposia that attract delegates from around the world. Presentations from these events are published in this Proceedings series, which offers a comprehensive archive of volumes reflecting the evolution of the field. Volumes deliver cutting-edge research and insights, complimenting the Academy’s flagship journals, the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science (JAMS) and AMS Review. Volumes are edited by leading scholars and practitioners across a wide range of subject areas in marketing science. This volume includes the full proceedings from the 2008 Academy of Marketing Science (AMS) Annual Conference held in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Description : Measuring the Success of Digital Marketing explains how to determine the success of a digital marketing campaign by demonstrating what digital marketing metrics are as well as how to measure and use them. Including real life case studies and experts viewpoints that help marketers navigate the digital world.
Description : This book is a practical, pragmatic "how to" book designed for hi-tech marketing operations, regional, and corporate marketing leaders at every level. This unique book takes you step-by-step through the disciplined, yet practical, process of architecting truly integrated marketing communications plans that work. In it, you fill find a prescription for building a successful, repeatable campaign development process, including the necessary templates and helpful, practical techniques. This book is your guide that will show you how you can optimize your marketing efforts and achieve an even greater return on your marketing investment. While many of us will recognize a good, well-thought-out marketing campaign when we see one, the single, basic truth about world-class marketing campaign development is that it is easy to say, but hard to do. It is hard to do because we all like to take short-cuts. I hear the lament all too often: "I'm over-worked don't have the time to think strategically" or "Planning is overrated. I just need to get these projects done." As a result, we take short-cuts like "ready, fire, aim." Lack of planning is the slippery slope that leads to wasteful marketing. Then one day we get the call from the corner office to come and explain why our marketing efforts did not produce the desired results. Luckily, architecting world-class campaigns is achievable for any marketing team. Successful marketing requires following a disciplined, systematic approach to working cross-functionally and cross-regionally in order to prioritize marketing objectives, design a customer-engaging go-to-market strategy, and execute the plan.
Description : Bringing together the latest debates concerning the development of marketing theory, featuring original contributions from a selection of leading international authors, this collection aims to give greater conceptual cohesion to the field, by drawing together the many disparate perspectives and presenting them in one volume. The contributors are all leading international scholars, chosen to represent the intellectual diversity within marketing theory. Divided into six parts, the Handbook covers the historical development of marketing theory; its philosophical underpinnings; major theoretical debates; the impact of theory on representations of the consumer; the impact of theory on representations of the marketing organisation and contemporary issues in marketing theory.