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Terminus Offers Targeted Display Ads for B2B

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For many smaller companies, a suite like Adobe, Oracle , IBM , Salesforce.com , SAS , or Teradata isn’t an option and would be overkill if it were. b2b display advertising b2b marketing marketing automation terminus

Private Social Networks and the “Bathroom Moment”

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And that trait was on full display when he was designing Pixar’s headquarters and demanded that there be only two bathrooms located in a central spot. Our own CEO likes to refer to Salesforce.com’s Chatter as “my Twitter.”. This is the reason we partnered with Salesforce.com to integrate Chatter, a social networking platform for the enterprise , into our marketing automation platform. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this Steve Jobs was an insistent man.

Enabling Sales: Change the Point of View

Fathom

One of the most common questions I hear from sales managers is: “What is one of the best ways my sales reps can manage their day more efficiently by using salesforce.com?” If you click on the accounts tab, there is a drop-down that says View where you select what set of data to display from accounts. . Choose your displayed info . Sales Operations inline editing salesforce list views Salesforce.com SFDC

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Marketing Automation Systems are on the Rise

Webbiquity

A web display marketing campaign used to require hours of research to find relevant sites at appropriate rates. Guest post by Gene Morris. Two common business terms combined describe the an increasingly popular outreach tool: marketing automation.

eTrigue Puts a New Interface on Mature Marketing Automation Features

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Here’s a state-of-the-art version from Eloqua: This has the advantage of displaying the exact flow of leads, including branches that split apart and come together.

The 14 Best Marketing Automation Tools

Webbiquity

Now owned by and tightly integrated with Salesforce.com, Pardot should at least be on the consideration list of marketing automation tools for any SMB already using Salesforce. Integrates with popular platforms like Microsoft Dynamics and Salesforce.com.

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What is Dreamforce? #DF11

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Established nine years ago by CRM provider Salesforce.com, Dreamforce has transformed from an event for customers into an annual pilgrimage for those throughout the cloud computing industry. Registeration for Dreamforce 2011 is up above 42,000, according to Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff.

Teradata Adds a Data Management Platform To Its Marketing Cloud.Who Will Be Next?

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I’m looking at you, Salesforce.com. In fact, Adobe just last week briefed analysts on a new batch integration that pushes Campaign data into Audience Manager to build display advertising lookalike audiences. Teradata on Tuesday announced it is adding a data management platform (DMP) to its marketing cloud through the acquisition of Netherlands-based FLXone.

Hive9 Marketing Performance Management Includes Customer Journey Optimization

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Tactics can be tied to Workfront for project management, filtered on pretty much any attribute, and displayed on a Gantt chart-style calendar. Integration with Oracle Eloqua and Salesforce.com lets a new tactic automatically create a corresponding campaign in either system.

Salesforce.com's "No Software" Mantra: More Effective Than They Know

WebMarketCentral

From its beginnings, Salesforce.com has emphasized its online delivery model with its "No Software" positioning, even snagging 1-800-NO SOFTWARE as its toll-free line. While the application service provider (ASP) or software-as-a-service (SaaS) model in general has never lived up to its initial hype, among consumers or business users, Salesforce.com has enjoyed impressive success with it.

6Sense Finds B2B Prospects Using Web Site Activities

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6Sense wouldn''t be a CDP if it merely displayed its data on a CRM screen without letting the CRM system import it. Standard integrations are available for Salesforce.com , Oracle Eloqua and Marketo. 6Sense can also display the information on screen to help guide sales conversations, although it doesn’t (yet) recommend specific talking points. I mentioned 6Sense briefly in a recent post about vendors who help companies find prospects on the Web.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity

For sites that don’t display social media share button numbers, just paste the web address into SharedCount. Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media.

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B2B Videos: Go Beyond Humdrum to Engage & Enthrall

Savvy B2B Marketing

The search analytics software company found that, of content included in Google’s general search listings, video appeared most frequently, being displayed in over 70% of search results.

10 Excel Tricks Every Marketer Should Know

Hubspot

A frequency distribution displays the number of data points that fall within specified ranges in a sample. When you plot your data on a chart, add a trendline (common trendline models are linear and exponential), and then display the R 2 value, you will see a number between 0 and 1.

ReadyPulse Named Winner of Red Herring’s Top 100 North America Award

ReadyPulse

Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype, Salesforce.com, YouTube, Palo Alto Networks and eBay would change the way we live and work. “In The company’s award-winning, patented technology delivers social influencers, campaigns, ambassador programs, in-depth analytics and social content displays for hundreds of the world’s leading brands. SAN CARLOS, Calif.–ReadyPulse, –ReadyPulse, Inc.,

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Gainsight Gives Customer Success Managers a Database of Their Own

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The information is presented through Gainsight’s own interface, which runs on Salesforce.com ’s Force.com platform, making it easy to integrate with Salesforce itself.

B2B Videos: Go Beyond Humdrum

Savvy B2B Marketing

The search analytics software company found that, of content included in Google’s general search listings, video appeared most frequently, being displayed in over 70% of search results.

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Marketo Spark Targets Small Business Marketing Automation

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I think the more important reason is that Spark gives Marketo a way to speak to small businesses with the distinct language and evangelistic fervor displayed by small business specialists. With its $750 price, no shopping cart, and a reliance Salesforce.com for CRM, Spark appeals to a different market of slightly larger companies. Marketo today announced the launch of Spark , a new brand aimed at small and mid-size business.

Bizo and DemandBase Lead B2B Marketing Automation to Web Advertising and Beyond

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Outside the DMP itself, DemandBase can store content and decision rules to guide bidding and select which ad is displayed to each account. The pool was originally used to target display advertising and retarget site visitors by sending them ads on other sites.

Optify Lets Agencies Provide Small Business with Marketing Automation, Distributed Marketing, and Sales Enablement

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Landing pages can be attached to an auto-responder email, while standard fields on forms are automatically mapped to Salesforce.com. CRM integration is currently limited to sending data to Salesforce.com. A dashboard lets users pick widgets to display selected information.

Four Interesting Trends from Dreamforce

Digital Body Language

Last week I had the pleasure of wandering the floor at Dreamforce, Salesforce.com ’s annual conference. As the SaaS conference of the year, it’s a great time to get a pulse on how everyone is thinking about the next few years.

Mintigo InterestBase Harvests Web and Social Data for Marketing and Sales

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Connectors are currently available for Marketo and Salesforce.com , with an Eloqua connector due soon. Every marketer recognizes that the Web and social media could be rich sources of information about customers and prospects. But harvesting that data has been frustratingly difficult.

YesPath Takes Its Own Route to Managing ABM Journeys

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YesPath can then reach those companies and individuals through a just-announced integration with the Madison Logic display ad network, which shares the Bombora cookies. Model inputs include content consumption as sourced from Bombora, behaviors captured by a YesPath Javascript tag on the marketers’ own Web site and emails, and campaign responses imported from CRM ( Salesforce.com only so far) and marketing automation (the first integration will be announced shortly).

Kwanzoo Builds Content for Cross-Channel Marketing

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The entire sequence is built in Kwanzoo and deployed as a code snippet which displays the survey and calls the subsequence pages from Kwanzoo when appropriate. Data captured by Kwanzoo can be directly posted to Eloqua , Marketo , Constant Contact and Salesforce.com. I first bumped into Kwanzoo about a year ago at a conference trade show and was frankly puzzled at what they offered.

The 14 Best Personal Productivity Tools

Webbiquity

Integrates with a wide range of applications including Basecamp, Salesforce.com, and Teamwork. Each window can have its color, size and display changed, they even clamp themselves to each other and to the sides of the desktop.

Infor Epiphany Marketing and Interaction Advisor: Good Examples of B2C Marketing Automation

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The vendor has integrated with Orbis Global for marketing resource management and has an AppExchange integration with Salesforce.com. The system might need several responses to display multiple ads on a Web page or to give a call center agent some choices.

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The RIGHT Way to Weave Product Mentions Into Your Marketing

Hubspot

But last week, Salesforce.com celebrated the 10th year of it's annual user conference, Dreamforce. The key to doing it in an "inbound" way is figuring out how to display the value your product has to your leads. Everyone wants to market their product like Apple. No surprise there.

60 Marketing Acronyms Every Industry Pro Should Know

Hubspot

Examples: Salesforce.com, Google. With CSS you can create rules to tell your website how you want it to display information. It''s displayed on the top of a web browser inside an "address" bar. Have you ever heard an acronym but you didn''t know what it meant?

The State of Marketing Technology in Asia

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For example, data from search and display advertising should be used to shape your content strategy. Salesforce.com or other CRM systems should be integrated with outbound messaging. Editor's Note: Today's post comes courtesy of David Ketchum, CEO and Founder at Current Asia and author of the book BIG M, little m Marketing: New Strategies for a New Asia.

The 12 Best Landing Page and Form Builders for Conversion Rate Optimization

Webbiquity

Picreel allows you to display customized exit offerings depending upon what they did and how they interacted on your site.” — Express Writers. Integrates with popular services like PayPal and Salesforce.com.

Azalead Account Based Marketing Tracks Web Site Visitors, Orchestrates Outbound Messages, and Reports on Results

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Measurement: Azalead offers a summary dashboard and more detailed information on retargeting, display ads, and Web site visitors. Azalead has API-level integration with Salesforce.com and Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Account Based Marketing. Perhaps you’ve heard of it?

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The Consumerization of the Enterprise App

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Salesforce.com’s Chatter app and Yammer provide the same kind of real-time collaboration for the enterprise. Built using HTML 5, customers can simply pull in pre-made assets like emails and landing forms onto a whiteboard-like display and automate the messaging of that content based on prospects’ behavior. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this This week tech companies from the around the globe plan to show off the latest gadgets at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

The Ultimate Guide to Creating Compelling Case Studies

Hubspot

Salesforce.com displays their case study content in short, easy to read bullet points, while Microsoft uses the opportunity to tell an engaging story in a long format. When shopping for a new product or service, who do you trust the most?

Marketing Features in Salesforce Summer 09

Modern B2B Marketing

There are many new features for marketer to check out in the Summer 09 release of Salesforce.com. Other new features include: Auto-response email and updates are now available in Salesforce.com, which means you can set up automated emails & field updates based on campaign member behavior and attributes using workflow rules.   Once you are ready to create these rules, go to Setup | Create | Workflow & Approvals | Workflow Rules in Salesforce.com to get started.

How to Optimize Your B2B Marketing and Sales with Online Video

Modern B2B Marketing

Replace static ads with viral pay-per-click (PPC) displays. Salesforce.com does a great job of creating its own video network , but why not take it even further and organize your site into subject-specific channels? by Jon Miller Online video is exploding.

Online Marketing News in 2009: The Year’s Hottest Events

Modern B2B Marketing

Salesforce.com announces Chatter, social computing for enterprise companies. Online Display Ad Impressions , According to comScore Ad Metrix. Display Ad Rates Falling - Permanent or Cyclical? Tags: Modern B2B Marketing Bing Facebook Google LinkedIn marketing automation marketing news online marketing news Salesforce.com search marketing news Technorati Twitter Yahoo YouTube Here is our 2009 year in review.

A B2B Perspective of Dreamforce

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In case you missed it (insert wink and a smile here), last week was Salesforce.com’s user conference, Dreamforce , arguably one of the largest events in the industry, if not the most entertaining. Observation 1: Salesforce.com is not going to acquire a Marketing Automation Vendor anytime soon. As he has the last few years, Marc Benioff focused on Salesforce.com’s social capabilities. Adjacent to them with more than significant displays were Pardot & Silverpop.