Evaluating marketing performance and decision making more fairly Marketing has long been considered an art and t a science, but that perception is beginning to change as increasingly sophisticated methods of quantifying marketing success are developed. In Measuring Marketing: 103 Key Metrics Every Marketer Needs, Second Edition, one of the world's leading experts in the field presents the key marketing ratios and metrics. Applying these metrics will enable marketers to make better decisions and increase their accountability for their strategies and activities. This fully revised and updated new edition discusses the key marketing metrics needed for successfully measuring the performance of an organization's marketing investments. CEOs and CFOs regularly ask for one simple way to assess the efficacy of marketing campaigns, but the fact is that there isn't one single measure of performance. Measuring Marketing helps marketers figure out what they can and should be measuring and when. * Marketers are increasingly being held accountable for the corporate bottom line, and this book helps both marketers, as well as the business leaders who employ them, to measure performance fairly and accurately * Measuring marketing success is difficult, but this book shows what and when to assess * Designed to increase accountability and improve everyday decisions, the book includes ratios illustrated with actual marketing cases from leading companies The first book to address growing demands that marketers be accountable for their strategies and decisions, Measuring Marketing explains how to assess marketing success in more meaningful ways.
John A. Davis is the author of several acclaimed marketing books: the first edition of this book; the first and second editions of The Olympic Games Effect; Competitive Success; Magic Numbers for Sales Management; and Magic Numbers for Consumer Marketing. He is a member of the marketing faculty at the Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon, where he received the BAC Outstanding Teaching Award in 2012, and Chairman of Brand New View, an executive education and professional services firm. Previously, he was Dean of the Global MBA Program and Professor of Marketing at SP Jain, with campuses in Singapore, Dubai, and Sydney. In 2010, he was the recipient of the Best Professor in Marketing honor, awarded by CMO Asia and Asia's Best Business School Awards. Before SP Jain, he was department chair and professor of marketing at Emerson College, and professor of marketing practice at Singapore Management University, where he received the Most Inspiring Teacher award and Dean's Teaching Honors. John regularly consults with leading global companies and is a sought-after conference speaker. He has also founded two award-winning companies and has led marketing teams at Nike, Informix, and Transamerica. He received his MBA from Columbia University and his BA from Stanford University.