The following is part of a conversation with a potential client. The business is succesful and the owner is a wonderful person and inspiration. He says, "Yes, we have both a full-time live receptionist, and we've also retained the services of a Janitorial firm for bi-weekly clieanting. As for marketing and advertising, we don't don't give it much thought are spend much on it, so no, there isn't a marketing and advertising budget."
In the not to near past, traditional advertising including broadcast and print reigned supreme and it required the use of a large part the advertising budget. That not the case today. Today is the day of digital advertsing . A day where you can now, with a tremendouse amout of accurasy measure how advertising is performing and adjust and re-allocate it it with a push of a few buttons. This ability to meausure and respond has made digital advertising the favorite. Digital advertising in on average 64% of all budgets.
Percolate, recently conducted a survey of over 300 enterprise U.S. CMOs, VPs, and Marketing Directors, to dig a little deeper into the hidden costs of marketing.