Engagement and Eloqua Experience

Avitage

For the Eloqua Experience preparation webinar sponsored by Televerde, I was asked to speak to the topic of Engagement. This is one of six topics that comprise the agenda for Eloqua Experience. For the modern marketer, everything emanates from changes in the.

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Engagement and Eloqua Experience

Avitage

For the Eloqua Experience preparation webinar sponsored by Televerde, I was asked to speak to the topic of Engagement. This is one of six topics that comprise the agenda for Eloqua Experience.

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Engagement and Eloqua Experience

Avitage

For the Eloqua Experience preparation webinar sponsored by Televerde, I was asked to speak to the topic of Engagement. This is one of six topics that comprise the agenda for Eloqua Experience. As B2B marketers, we have to be careful not to get too caught up in mechanics and focused just on “hard” outcomes we can measure and report. Webinar Engagement Poll This webinar format consisted of a question for participants on each Eloqua Experience topic.

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Oracle Eloqua Named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for CRM Lead Management

Modern Marketing

by Eloqua | Tweet this The 2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant for CRM Lead Management has been published and Oracle Eloqua is in the Leaders quadrant for the second consecutive year. Click here to download the Gartner Magic Quadrant for CRM Lead Management.

You’ve Got Mail from Eloqua, Hubspot & Neil Patel

Reachforce

Great marketing automation is a multifaceted, complex endeavor that done well can be the critical success factor in a more leads, more MQL, more SAL and a faster sales pipeline. Email Marketing Lead Nurturing

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You’ve Got Mail from Eloqua, Hubspot & Neil Patel

Reachforce

Great marketing automation is a multifaceted, complex endeavor that done well can be the critical success factor in a more leads, more MQL, more SAL and a faster sales pipeline. Email Marketing Lead Nurturing

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Nutritious and Delicious: Eloqua’s Grande Guide to B2B Content Marketing

Modern Marketing

by Joe Chernov | Tweet this Content marketing is the tendon that connects social media muscle to the lead generation bone. Without healthy diet of fresh content, a company’s entire marketing program will never perform at its best. Grande Guide to B2B Content Marketing.

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Eloqua SmartStart Speeds Marketing Automation Deployment, But It's Still Work

Customer Experience Matrix

Summary: Eloqua's SmartStart gets marketers rolling in less than one week. It does require extensive preparation, but Eloqua leads you through that too. Eloqua last week announced a money-back satisfaction guarantee for clients who participate in its SmartStart deployment program. Eloqua Director of Key Accounts Jill Rowley scheduled a talk with me a few days later and filled me in.

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To Score or Not to Score: How Does Your Lead Scoring Strategy Stack Up?

Modern Marketing

by Jody Mooney | Tweet this Given that Marketing Sherpa estimates that 79% of marketers have not yet established lead scoring, we thought it would be interesting to see how Eloqua’s modern marketers stack up against the rest of their peers.

Content Marketing + Lead Nurturing Webinar: Stay Gold, Ponyboy!

Modern Marketing

by Joe Chernov | Tweet this “Content marketing” is the new “social media.” I have at least one meeting every day with a marketer who is looking to create a content marketing practice at his company. On the other hand, lead nurturing (the practice of cultivating a lead over time until the prospect is ready to buy) remains, to most observers anyway, “just” lead nurturing. Because in the end content marketing and lead nurturing need one another.

Survey: Marketing Automation Users Score a “C” in Maturity

The Point

Spear Marketing Group has published an informative report detailing results of a survey designed to gauge the maturity of marketing automation deployments within the B2B community. The survey asked marketing operations managers and other B2B marketing executives to rank their current deployment of marketing automation software in 33 separate categories relating to either key software functionality or generally accepted best practice.

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Do Marketing Awards Matter? [CHART]

Modern Marketing

Eloqua Experience is a little over a month away and with it comes the 2012 Markie Awards ceremony honoring excellence in marketing. It’s all about the results and value you are driving for your company through your marketing efforts. Do Marketing Awards Matter?

3 European Marketing Trends

Modern Marketing

by Sheila Bohan | Tweet this We recently hosted Eloqua Experience Europe , a two-day, London-based event where Europe’s top marketers gather to share ideas, learn, and network. If the EMEA market didn’t immediately join the marketing automation party, the region is in full swing now – as the record attendance at the event shows. Lead Nurturing Knows No Boundaries. The marketing team at NetApp took their successful nurturing programs built in the U.S.

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How Many Lead Nurturing Campaigns Should You Run? [CHART]

Modern Marketing

by Egan Cheung | Tweet this Lead nurturing is a type of automation focused on leads who are not yet ready to buy. A successful lead nurturing campaign delivers content of sufficient value to your leads that you establish brand preference long before a purchase decision is made.

How Dreamforce Boosts Lead Generation [CHART]

Modern Marketing

With many of our customers using salesforce.com AND also an increasing number of marketers attending, we thought it would be great to see what “effect” Dreamforce had on our customers on lead generation over the past few years. Automated lead nurturing anyone?

The 14 Best Marketing Automation Tools

Webbiquity

Marketing automation software tools can be very helpful in making lead nurturing and sales acceleration efforts more effective—even if the category is badly misnamed. Marketing can’t be automated.) 7) Oracle Eloqua. ” — Marketing Insider Group.

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5 Surprising Uses for Marketing Automation

Modern Marketing

by Christina Pappas | Tweet this What’s the first thing that springs to mind when you hear the words ‘ marketing automation ’? For me, it’s email campaigns, lead nurturing, lead scoring, lead generation and lead management. But there are so many other ways to get more out of your marketing automation investment, from smoothing out the recruiting process to pushing real-time info to sales. For more marketing automation tips, subscribe to our blog.

Marketing Automation: What Is It & Why Do I Care? (Webinar)

The Point

Do you feign understanding when your CEO talks about “sales and marketing alignment”? Unclear on the difference between lead management and revenue cycle management? Horrified at the responsibility of investigating marketing automation solutions for your company?

Rules of B2B Lead Scoring – Who’s Hot, Who’s Not

Industrial Marketing Today

Lead scoring has become very important in today’s B2B marketing. Marketing’s role in interacting with prospects has expanded and goes further into the buy cycle than before. Lead scoring, a key component of lead nurturing and management, is an effective tool for aligning sales and marketing. In developing a lead scoring system, marketing has to make certain assumptions to classify prospects as hot or not. Leads sent to sales 1,372 1,058.

Marketing Automation Simplified [Slide Deck]

Modern Marketing

by Eloqua | Tweet this Looking for more information about marketing automation, but afraid to ask? Calm your marketing chaos! Marketing Automation Simplified from Eloqua.

Getting Started Guide for Marketing Automation

The Effective Marketer

With all the (deserved) hype surrounding marketing automation, is no wonder that many companies, startups especially, are adding the technology as a key component to their marketing activities. Problem is, sometimes the rush to get the software installed and running ends up trampling the creation of processes, content planning, and other key ingredients that are necessary for a successful marketing automation implementation. Getting Started with Marketing Automation.

Why Marketing Automation Customers are Migrating Downstream

The Point

Over at the Modern Marketing Blog , Steve Earl offers his theory as to why enterprise marketers choose to switch to a different marketing platform. In the broader market, however, our agency’s experience tells a different story.

Top 10 marketing automation tools every marketer must have

ClickZ

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are playing a significant part in bolstering marketing automation technology and helping to drive adoption of the technology among companies. How can marketers free up their time to focus on more important aspects, do you ask?

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8 Technologies Marketers Should be Thankful For

Modern Marketing

But for b2b marketers, there are probably some technologies they should be thankful for as well. So as you get ready to carve the turkey and pass the mashed potatoes, we outline 8 technologies marketers are grateful to have in their arsenal. But those in b2b marketing and sales have hundreds, thousands or even millions of contacts in their databases. What’s clear for marketers though is having the utility of such power on the go. Marketing Automation.

Tips to Re-Engage and Get Those Cold Contacts Warm Again [New Guide]

Modern Marketing

Here are some of the hottest ways to Get Those Cold Contacts Warm Again : Thaw Cold Leads: Get Those Cold Contacts Warm Again! from Eloqua. subject lines and lead in email copy) on the concerns most relevant to your audience.

Play ball! Moneyball for Marketing

Modern Marketing

Even stranger is how similar it is to the data-driven revolution that’s happening in marketing. In 2003, financial journalist Michael Lewis released his groundbreaking (and engrossing) book “ Moneyball ,” which detailed how the small-market Oakland Athletics compiled a competitive team despite their limited funds. Marketing is undergoing a similar overhaul. Indeed, revenue attribution is the OBP of marketing. I’ll provide an example from Eloqua’s own history.

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3 Reports Every Marketer Should Run to Measure Lead Scoring Effectiveness

Modern Marketing

Lead scoring is a widely discussed strategic topic among marketing automation users. Oftentimes the immediate tactical nuances include lead nurturing, content marketing, and dynamic content. MQLs Converted by Lead Score. MQLs Rejected by lead Score.

4 Tips for Getting WAY more from Email Marketing

Modern Marketing

Part of what I love about being a marketer at Eloqua is that I get to engage with other marketers to understand their pains as well as perceptions of our product. O ne question that we’re often asked at events is, “How is Eloqua different than my email solution?&#.

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Does Automation Impact Lead Conversion Rates? [CHART]

Modern Marketing

by Paul Teshima | Tweet this We have been tracking lead conversion rates from campaigns for the past 3 years, and when we did an analysis to compare campaigns with automation , to those without, we were not surprised to see that automated campaigns on average have a >200% higher conversion rate.

6 Lead Nurturing Strategies for Beginners

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this This article comes courtesy of Joe Cordo , Chief Marketing Officer at Extraprise , an Eloqua partner and lead generation services firm. There are tons of articles, posts, even graphics about lead nurturing out there. Here are six strategies to review before you launch into lead nurturing. Many marketers know they need to map content to their campaigns, and that can feel daunting.

Email Marketing Benchmarks By Industry [CHART]

Modern Marketing

We found that Marketers in the Pacific Rim were generally seeing preferable results over their Western hemisphere counterparts. Sign Up now for Chart of the Week to get a sales and marketing performance snapshot in your inbox every week!

How To Improve Conversion From Suspect To Advocacy: Tips Along The Journey

Modern Marketing

by Eloqua | Tweet this Our buyers and content consumers are driving interactions with our brands on their terms and across different channels. Unfortunately, the stages leading up to that cash exchange are vague, and worse yet, fluid.

The Missing Link Between Media and Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

It’s apparent that there’s a missing vital component in the quest to modernize marketing. We are not connecting that media investment, the prospects generated, nor their data, with our marketing systems and processes.

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Chart: The Holidays are Hot for B2B

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this Think B2C has the corner on holiday marketing? Data pulled from Eloqua shows that B2C companies deploy substantially more emails during the holiday season – a 28% jump in November and December compared to August and September.

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4 Ways to Improve Your Online Marketing Funnel

Modern Marketing

He is focused on providing marketers the tools to justify their marketing spend by understanding the customer journey from online to offline channels. Inbound marketing, especially for B2B companies, is difficult to get right. Tracking Your Leads.

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Are You Over Analyzing Your Lead Scoring? [CHART]

Modern Marketing

by Andrew Stanbridge | Tweet this Lead Scoring is becoming an industry standard for ensuring marketing and sales agree on what qualifies as a lead. Typically, a lead’s profile is scored A through D while a leads engagement is scored 1 through 4.

How Sage Does Social Demand Generation

Modern Marketing

But many demand generation marketers don’t know what to make of it. Today, the brand has 24 social leads, employees who dedicate all or part of their time to social media across the entire Sage brand and about 10% percent of its employees are active on Twitter alone.

What is Social Demand Generation?

Modern Marketing

Marketers have long been used to drawing up plans. But as social media has gone from the beta test to a part of everyday life , sticking to a detailed marketing plan has become virtually impossible. It serves as an on-ramp to social media for demand marketers.

What Marketers Need to Deliver the Right Product, Right Place & Right Time

Modern Marketing

by Sylvia Jensen | Tweet this Back in school we thought we learned everything about marketing. Thanks to tracking and reporting tools, product marketing is no guessing game. Armed with that information, you can adjust your product marketing strategy and messaging.

Connecting the Dots Between Social Media & Demand Generation

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this Today’s blog post comes courtesy of Carmen Hill, of Babcock & Jenkins, an Eloqua partner and B2B marketing integrated agency focused on demand generation and pipeline acceleration.