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ClickSquared System Combines Marketing Database, Campaign Management and Multi-Channel Message Delivery

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In a post last week , I casually described ClickSquared as a vendor delivering multi-channel messages for external campaign management systems. Although integrated multi-channel delivery is indeed a key differentiator for ClickSquared, the firm also offers its own campaign management system, called “Click 3G”. It also competes to some degree with email providers like Responsys , ExactTarget and InfoGroup YesMail , which are themselves expanding into other channels. Customer data can be loaded via API posts or self-service file uploads. options.

More New Systems Challenge the Marketing Automation Status Quo

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The approach is organized around events, such as an email open or click: there are different events for different channels, and each event can be assigned points for lead scoring, goals for behavior tracking, and costs for reporting. Clients who don’t want to use SimplyCast tools for a particular function can integrate with external products via APIs. Here are a few options.

Conversen Simplifies Complex Messages Through Multi-Channel Dynamic Content

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Summary: Conversen makes it easy to generate dynamic messages across multiple channels. One way to avoid this complexity is to generate a file containing the customer records and segmentation variables and let channel-specific output systems generate the customized messages. Conversen is working on multi-media content blocks that could be inserted into any medium.

SalesFusion Combines Online and Offline Marketing with CRM

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Summary: SalesFusion combines all channels within marketing, and merges marketing automation with CRM as well. But let’s not forget that offline channels still account for nearly 90% of total advertising expenditures. This brings us, somewhat abruptly, to SalesFusion360 , a B2B marketing automation system that does merge online, offline and sales channels. But the system does offer a comprehensive solution for smaller firms and, at least on the CRM side, can integrate with more powerful solutions including Salesforce.com , Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Siebel CRM On Demand.