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Web Analytics Is Dead. So Is Customer Centricity. I Need a Drink.

Customer Experience Matrix

Both announcements share several interesting features: they don't rely on traditional Web analytics (tracking page views); they involve vendors who report data from consumer panels; and they relate to measuring advertising measurement. But I think they, along with the Omniture/Adobe deal itself, hint at something more profound: the end of Web analytics as we know it. But many marketers are just getting their arms around traditional Web analytics.

Take a Sales Guy to Lunch: Bridging the Sales & Marketing Divide

The Point

BAS) I am pretty excited about the advances in marketing automation systems with built in analytics. Companies like Eloqua and Marketo have 1-click integration into CRM systems that make it easy to synchronize marketing and sales processes and lead data. Tags: Marketing Automation barbara angius saxby CRM eloqua marketo salesforce.com.

We need an app for that

Chris Koch

I’ve been working on a report for ITSMA clients this week about analytics and it got me thinking about the proverbial bigger picture of B2B marketing. We know from our research that we in marketing don’t do much with analytics—i.e., Only 50% of marketers in our survey said they had analytics programs, and of these, few were focused on predicting behavior; most were simply reporting past behavior. Make the analytics come to us.

We need an app for that

Chris Koch

I’ve been working on a report for ITSMA clients this week about analytics and it got me thinking about the proverbial bigger picture of B2B marketing. We know from our research that we in marketing don’t do much with analytics—i.e., Only 50% of marketers in our survey said they had analytics programs, and of these, few were focused on predicting behavior; most were simply reporting past behavior. Make the analytics come to us.

B2B Marketing University: For Now, Marketing Automation and CRM Are Still Separate

Customer Experience Matrix

typically include a CRM option for clients who don’t want to pay for a separate Salesforce.com or other license - firms aimed at larger installations ( Marketo , Eloqua , Pardot , Genius.com ) are providing widgets that give sales people direct access to marketing automation information. But even though modern database technology allows one system to handle both CRM transactions and analytical marketing queries, this does take an appropriate design.

The Four Pillars Of Revenue Performance Management

Modern Marketing

For Eloqua that challenge was in 2002. The solution Eloqua came up with is known today as lead scoring , and it’s a fundamental building block of sales and marketing alignment. By 2009 our CEO, Joe Payne, was talking about indicators that would would help marketers standardize reports like income statements, balance sheets and cash flow statements. Analytics that drive action. by Paul Teshima | Tweet this.

Marketing Automation Update: Manticore VII Released

WebMarketCentral

The company's original focus was on web analytics. It competes with vendors such as Marketo , Eloqua , Marketbright and Genoo. Marketing automation / demand generation software provider Manticore today announced the release of Manticore Technology VII, which includes a fully customizable user interface, email and landing page folders, an email delivery wizard, and drag-and-drop list building functionality.

Genoo Aims to Shake Up Marketing Automation Space

WebMarketCentral

Companies evaluating established providers such as Marketo , Eloqua , Silverpop's B2B Engage and HubSpot would be well-advised to check out a relatively new contender as well— Genoo Marketing Automation. Marketing automation / demand generation software enables marketers to build microsites and use content marketing to capture leads and nurture them through the buying process.

Demandbase: A New Twist In The Lead Management Automation Market

delicious b2bmarketing

I would put the lead management automation crop here: Eloqua, Loopfuse, Manticore Technologies, Market2Lead, Marketo, and Vtrenz. 3) Online activity analytics — rather than examine overall site traffic and usage patterns like Omniture and WebTrends, these tools focus more on tracking what one individual or opportunity is doing. Rather, it is the underlying behavioral analytics to easily target the "highest Value" Visitors based on what they did.

B2B Lead Management Market Heats Up

delicious b2bmarketing

problem: 1) Web analytics – typically the stronghold of companies like Coremetrics, Omniture, and WebTrends, the analytics area bleeds over into lead management as companies go online to generate demand. Many of the marketing automation companies have added some fairly sophisticated analytics to monitor prospect’s online behavior and help marketers qualify and score them based on Web site visits, registrations, and downloads.

Genoo Aims to Shake Up Marketing Automation Market

Webbiquity

Companies evaluating established providers such as Marketo , Eloqua , Silverpop’s B2B Engage and HubSpot would be well-advised to check out a relatively new contender as well— Genoo Marketing Automation. Note: this post was originally published on the WebMarketCentral blog in September 2009. Marketing automation / demand generation software enables marketers to build microsites and use content marketing to capture leads and nurture them through the buying process.

The Pond Just Got More Crowded: Google, Salesforce.com and Sequoia Invest in HubSpot

Customer Experience Matrix

Even the most ambitious vision articulated by the vendors – radically more integrated, analytically-driven marketing management – won’t really change their sector of the marketing automation industry.

Manticore VII Marketing Automation and Lead Generation Released

Webbiquity

The company’s original focus was on web analytics. It competes with vendors such as Marketo , Eloqua , Marketbright and Genoo. Note: this post was originally published on the WebMarketCentral blog in November 2009.

Marketing Automation Trends for 2010

LeadSloth

2009 was the year in which Marketing Automation really took off. The need for new analytical skills. 4) Marketing is getting more of a science: creative marketers need to acquire new skills and more people with an analytical background need to enter the profession (5) Data quality is somewhat boring, but it is a prerequisite for effective marketing automation and (6) sales and marketing need act as one team to give buyers the best possible buying experience.

Marketing Automation for the Inbound Challenged-Part 3: Vendors I

MLT Creative

Eloqua Eloqua provides you with contact management, campaign management, lead management and marketing measurement, all in one platform. Eloqua can work with a company that's just getting started, or improve the sophistication of existing marketing efforts.

Aprimo Marketing Studio Supports Sophisticated Business Marketers

Customer Experience Matrix

In other words, Marketing Studio competes with high-end demand generation systems like Eloqua , Market2Lead and Neolane. Eloqua and Market2Lead are based on sales automation data, but can incorporate external tables. The marketing operations module adds $2,500 per month and other modules such as social media, banner ads, Web analytics and Web alerts add $1,500 each.