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9 Ideas (and 1 Big Lesson) from the Marketo Social Marketing Roadshow

The Point

Last week I attended (and was a presenter at) the Seattle edition of Marketo’s 2012 Social Marketing Rockstar Tour , a roving conference/seminar series being held this summer in cities nationwide. Marketo bills the event as an opportunity to hear, learn, and share advice on B2B social media marketing strategy. Social sharing buttons (Like, +1, Tweet, etc.) Surprising?

ANNUITAS Named Finalist for Marketo Revvie Award


ANNUITAS Named Finalist for Marketo Revvie Award. ANNUITAS ®, a demand generation strategy and change management firm, has been named a finalist for a Marketo Revvie Award in the Digital Services Partner of the Year Category. Presented by Marketo, the leading marketing software and solutions provider, the Revvie Awards program recognizes companies that effectively use Marketo to attract and engage customers. Marketo users will vote on finalists and the winners will be announced at the Marketo Marketing Nation Summit 2016 in May.

3 Simple Presentation Techniques to Engage Your Audience

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Kyra Johanson I recently had the opportunity to watch Jamie Gutfreund, Global CMO at Wunderman, present. When you’re presenting, set up your tables so that people sit in smaller groups. As each person shares, they reveal critical insights that you can use to guide your presentation (e.g. The presenter gets data from a random sample. The presenter gets a break.

Join Infer at Marketo Summit 2016


Marketo Summit is upon us yet again, and we’re geared up for a fantastic week of networking, learning, and connecting with thousands of data-driven marketers about the power that predictive can have on their businesses. This presentation will cover valuable tips for using predictive models with not only inbound marketing, but ABM programs as well. Where: Room 318. Events

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

magazine, and presented at blogging and social media conferences. social media, data analytics and adwords; and companies such as Marketo and Hubspot. B2B Marketing. processes are fundamentally changing. The first generation of digital natives expects to be able to complete most of their selection process. through their own research, without talking to sales—until late in the journey.

Marketo Announces Revvie Award Recipients — InsideView Takes Two Home

Sales Intelligence View

Today, Marketo announced the winners of a variety of Revvie Awards that will be presented at The Marketing Nation Summit next week in San Francisco. Each of the awards aims to highlight a partner that uses Marketo […]. Conferences Marketing #MktgNation14 insideview marketing marketo Marketo Marketing Nation Summit While we can’t speak for the other award winners, we’re thrilled to have won for both of the categories we submitted.

We Should Be Asking: “Why Didn’t Marketo Raise More?”

It's All About Revenue

When I heard word of Marketo’s $50 million round, my immediate response was, “Good for them; better for the industry,” predictable though it may sound. I fully expect this round – which, according to industry observers, brings Marketo’s total raise to $107 million – to brighten the spotlight that’s already shining on marketing automation and related categories like revenue performance management. When it comes to Marketo’s funding, the question most observers will ask is: Why did they need to raise $50 million just one year after securing $25 million?

[Ebook] Introduction to Mobile Marketing: The Past, Present, and Future

Modern B2B Marketing

To make sure your marketing organization is ready for the future of mobile marketing, download our ebook, An Introduction to Mobile Marketing: The Past, Present and Future. Author: Ellen Gomes Most people, especially marketers, know that mobile devices have become increasingly important over the past few years. Let’s take a look: All The Cool Kids Are Doing It.

Everyone Loves A Present: 3 Ways to Integrate Gifting into Your Marketing Strategy

Modern B2B Marketing

A great way to get them to slow down, click, and fill out your form is to present them with a thank you gift. For starters, a gift presented in an engaging manner will emphasize your message and create an emotional connection with your brand. Marketing automation platforms like Marketo make it easy to create gifting campaigns. The most valuable lesson we learned? Winning!

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B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

magazine, and presented at blogging and social media conferences. social media, data analytics and adwords; and companies such as Marketo and Hubspot. B2B Marketing. processes are fundamentally changing. The first generation of digital natives expects to be able to complete most of their selection process. through their own research, without talking to sales—until late in the journey.

“Linking” Digital Advertising Seamlessly Across All Channels: Marketo and LinkedIn

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Chandar Pattabhiram We’re just about to kick-off Day 3—the final day—of the Marketo Marketing Nation™ Summit 2015. By utilizing Marketo’s integration with LinkedIn’s Lead Accelerator, marketers can now tell a story in a personal and consistent way across channels as the customer or prospect continues to embark on a relationship with a brand. It’s been a great event so far.

Marketo and Facebook—Delivering The Right Message at The Right Time

Modern B2B Marketing

But today, Marketo and Facebook have started to make this goal a reality for social advertising channels. The first integration between Marketo and Facebook Custom Audiences empowers marketers to better target “known” customers on Facebook with relevant information. Taken together, Facebook and Marketo have made this a lot easier. But how?

Cracking the Code for ROI: Linking the Marketo and Google Worlds Together

Modern B2B Marketing

We have integrated Marketo’s Engagement Marketing Platform with Google AdWords. In other words, if one of these prospects connects with a sales rep, and ultimately ends up purchasing, Marketo feeds that conversion back to Google AdWords. Marketo’s Engagement Marketing Platform is now connected to Google Analytics. Let me break down what this means for you.

Case Study: Segmentation, New Creative Boosts Lead Conversion Rates by 75%

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Spear conducted a thorough audit of the company’s lead nurturing process, and presented a series of recommendations, focused primarily on segmentation, offer strategy, email cadence, and creative. All campaigns were built and launched in Marketo, a leading marketing automation platform. Spear is a Marketo agency partner.) “A Re-posted with permission.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

magazine, and presented at blogging and social media conferences. social media, data analytics and adwords; and companies such as Marketo and Hubspot. B2B Marketing. processes are fundamentally changing. The first generation of digital natives expects to be able to complete most of their selection process. through their own research, without talking to sales—until late in the journey.

Anatomy of a Blog Redesign – 10 Best Practices from Marketo

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Jon Miller (@jonmiller) The Marketo Marketing Blog has long been one of Marketo’s most important and valuable marketing strategies. At Marketo, we’ve been using “ content marketing ” since before the strategy even had a name, and since the beginning our blog has been at the center. Our old site did not present a good experience for mobile visitors. Neat, huh?

Sirius Decisions Thinks Websites Will Generate 71% of All B2B Sales Leads by 2015. I Disagree.

The Point

Sirius Decisions wrote an insightful article last week about the acquisition by Marketo of Insightera (a Web personalization platform), and included was the following projection: “By 2015, we expect to see 71 percent of b-to-b organizations’ new inquiries coming via the corporate Web site.”. Fair enough. What doesn’t sound right to me, however, is that 71% figure. Virtually none. I doubt it.

A Demand Generation Primer by DemandCon Presenters Lesson 2

Savvy B2B Marketing

Jon Miller of Marketo stated “if you want names, go buy a phone book.” On Monday we ran the first post in this series clearing up the misconceptions between Demand Generation and Lead Generation. Do you want to know more? Is your organization struggling with Demand Generation strategies? As a Savvy reader use code SBDC11 when you register and you get 20% off!

Marketo’s Definitive Guide to Lead Scoring

Fearless Competitor

That’s where lead scoring comes in and our friends at Marketo published The Definitive Guide to Lead Scoring. Marketo’s workbooks are famed for their simplicity and elegance and this an another great one. Keep in mind that Marketo also sponsored our highly acclaimed white paper, How to Find New Customers , which is a free “must-read.&# It’s really ugly.

Marketo’s “Secret Sauce” Marketing Approach

Fearless Competitor

Marketo , sponsor of our white paper, How to Find New Customers , is one of the fastest growing companies on Earth. Marketo recently toured the country hosting Revenue Rock Star events. The President of Find New Customers attended the Marketo event in NYC. I watched Jon Miller, VP of Marketing, give another impressive presentation. (I’ve Jon Miller.

Marketo’s Marketing Nation Roadshow Wrap-Up: European Edition

Modern B2B Marketing

Julian delivered a data-driven, insight-rich presentation on The State of Demand Creation Across Western Europe, which had the audience scribbling frantically (don’t worry, you can request a copy of the deck here )! Marketo’s Marketing Nation Roadshow Wrap-Up: European Edition was posted at Marketo Marketing Blog - Best Practices and Thought Leadership. | [link]. That’s a wrap!

5 Tips For Supercharging Your Marketo Campaigns

Sales Intelligence View

Lead management isn’t for the faint of heart, but with these five pieces of advice, you’ll be well on your way to running successful marketing programs with Marketo. Marketing Marketing Intelligence Tips and Tricks Webinars Marketing Data Marketing Databases marketo

3 Inspirational Take-Aways from Marketo Summit 2015


The 2015 Marketo Summit , with the theme “Inspiration in the Nation,” really did inspire! Marketo CEO Phil Fernandez opened the conference with the belief that marketers need to listen more and have stronger two-way dialogues with their audiences. This was followed by Sanjay Dholakia ’s presentation on what engagement marketing means. I hope they’ll help you, too!

Hillary’s Royal Blue Isn’t Quite Purple (And Other Trending Topics From the Marketo Water Cooler)

Sales Intelligence View

We struck up conversations with prospects, connected with influencers, presented and sat in on informative sessions, listened to exhilarating speeches, and even chatted with other vendors about their marketing solutions. Conferences Marketing b2b marketing Customer Segmentation Event Marketing Strategy Hillary Clinton Innovation Technology lead generation lead management marketing marketo Marketo Marketing Nation Summit We always aim to participate in the industry at multiple levels. Our attendance at last week’s Marketing Nation Summit was no different.

Marketo’s 1,000th Blog Post: Our Modern Marketing Definition Revisited

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Jon Miller (@jonmiller) This is the 1,000th post to Marketo’s blog. Buyers who attend events are not shy about expressing their displeasure over any presentations that appear even slightly promotional. Marketo’s 1,000th Blog Post: Our Modern Marketing Definition Revisited was posted at Marketo Marketing Blog - Best Practices and Thought Leadership. | [link].

Marketo IPO Underscores Growing Value of Marketing In The Enterprise

Marketing Action

We congratulate Marketo on their IPO today, which further validates a very big market that is starting to produce multiple winners. Marketo’s story is an early chapter in a much larger saga that is just beginning to be written. It has become a present-day necessity for all marketers, regardless of industry or company size. The post Marketo IPO Underscores Growing Value of Marketing In The Enterprise appeared first on Marketing Action Blog - Act-On. Marketing automation is no longer a solution afforded only by early adopters or technology enterprises. Remember ACT!,

Yesterday's News: Marketo Plans IPO, Eloqua Eyes B2C

Customer Experience Matrix

There were two bits of news from Marketing Automation Land yesterday: Marketo announced it has filed a draft registration statement for an initial public offering, and Eloqua CEO Joe Payne was quoted as saying his company plans to expand into business-to-consumer marketing. The Marketo news is long-expected. I have little doubt that Marketo can manage a successful IPO.

What You Absolutely Can’t Miss at the Marketo Marketing Nation Summit 2014

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Maggie Jones The Marketo Marketing Nation Summit 2014 is almost here – less than 26 days away (but who’s counting?). MARKETO FUN RUN/WALK. DRIVING FACEBOOK LEADS with MARKETO. Marketo’s Carra Manahan, joined by Dennis Yu and Travis King of BlitzMetrics, will explain how generating new followers becomes generating leads. MARKETO ANALYTICS 101.

Adios Marketo. It was fun!

Fearless Competitor

Marketo will always have a special place here at Find New Customers – they got us started. We said good-bye to Marketo recently, and a strange thing happened. These were delivered every month and a small check from Marketo came in the mail every month. Update: Marketo opens the wallet and pays BIG bucks for leads (They’re paying $1,000 a lead now.

Marketo’s Marketing Nation Summit Wrap-Up: Practical Innovation, Being Human, and Going Beyond the Keyword

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Dayna Rothman This year’s Marketo Marketing Nation Summit was a complete whirlwind. And if you missed our day two recap, check out Live from Marketo’s Marketing Nation Summit: Chair Potatoes, Empathy Hacks, and Innovation in the Nation. He is Marketo’s Digital Marketing Evangelist and can always be counted on for a humorous and very lively performance. Winner: Acquia.

The Marketo Revenue Rockstar event, NYC

Fearless Competitor

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to attend the Marketo Revenue Rockstar event in NYC. did a great presentation on how B2B marketers have evolved from basic lead generation, to demand generation to revenue marketing. Final speaker was Jon Miller, VP of Marketing and co-founder of Marketo, who delivered his “Secret Sauce&# presentation. As one of the fastest-growing companies in history, he shared some interesting facts on the huge role of marketing in Marketo. If you were as good as Marketo, Find New Customers would not exist.). Debbie Qaquish.

9 Proven Ways to Increase Webinar Response

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Marketo, Pardot) with your Webinar platform (e.g. Start by publishing a blog post a couple of weeks before the event – perhaps a short, Q&A-style interview with the Webinar speaker, or an excerpt of the planned presentation – and include a call to action that links to the registration page. Let’s face it: most business inboxes get flooded every day with Webinar invitations.

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Great Slide by Marketo on how the world has changed

Fearless Competitor

Jon Miller , Founder and VP of Marketing at Marketo presented this slide. We thank Marketo and Jon for this great slide. B2B Lead Generation | A Great View of the Changed World. “I follow your blog every day and have learnt so much” Katy, Rational Software. Jon Miller. It really sums up how the world has changed in B2B marketing. I loved its simplicity and clarity. Jon shared history in three eras, Before Google, Before Social and Now. Let’s explore all three: Before Google. Google went public in August 2004. All leads, qualified or not, went to sales.

Personalized content for more effective content marketing


Once you know each audience segment well, you can tailor content to their specific needs and present that content in ways that highlights how your capabilities solve the problems they facing. You can also step up to more integrated solutions like Hubspot , Pardot , and Marketo. Don’t call them, they’ll call you. It’s an absolute must for long-term survival. Persona-Specific Content.

What is Revenue Performance Management? – whiteboard discussion by Jon Miller of Marketo

Fearless Competitor

In this video, Jon Miller, VP of Marketing and co-founder of Marketo discusses in a whiteboard presentation how companies can improve fiscal results using Revenue Performance Management. While Marketo discusses Revenue Performance Management, it is our belief that the term “ Revenue Performance Management &# was actually coined by Eloqua.). “The following video comes from Marketing Automation Software Guide, a free online resource for marketing automation software buyers.&#. Find New Customers is one of few lead generation companies in New York. contact-form].

Marketo’s Greatest Hits of 2012 – A B2B Marketing Retrospective

Modern B2B Marketing

As the year comes to a close and the threat of the Mayan Apocalypse safely behind us, I thought it would be interesting to collect Marketo’s most popular blog posts from the past year and revisit them as a Greatest Hits collection. Instead I present to you the most popular Marketo blog posts from 2011 based on views and shares. Let’s put on side one. Hell Yes! Cheers!

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012


Senior Director of Marketing at marketing automation software provider Marketo, Maria writes for several marketing blogs, and is a frequent contributor to Marketo’s award winning blog, Modern B2B Marketing. She’s a frequent presenter at industry conferences, author of guides to B2B social media and lead scoring, and a past judge of the Stevie, BMA B2 and B2BTOTY awards.

A B2B Content Marketing Case Study: Presentation for the Boston Marketo User Group

KoMarketing Associates

My presentation from the Boston Marketo User Group session in June 2016, discussing the role content marketing plays in KoMarketing’s online marketing success. A Content Marketing Case Study: Boston Marketo User Group Presentation from Derek Edmond. Key Takeaways from the Presentation. B2B Online Marketing Blog KoMarketing PresentationsInsights into key program elements, including preparation & research, organized execution, and ongoing analysis and communication. How to leverage search and content analysis to inform tactics and improvements.

3 Steps to Get Ready for Marketo’s Marketing Nation Summit


On May 9 th Las Vegas will transform itself and for 3 days become the center of modern marketing when Marketo’s 2016 Marketing Nation Summit takes over the MGM grand. From Marketo’s workshops to more informal opportunities to connect with thought leaders and bring your marketing execution to a new level. Here are a few pointers on how to make sure the city and the Marketo Summit work for you. One event not to miss is our partner presentation: Drive Results Through Omni-Channel Predictive Intelligence at 6:30pm on Monday, May 10th. Getting ready for Vegas. Latest