The Missing Link Between Media and Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Integration between the two is a critical missing link. Taking action on the missing link is a necessity. It’s apparent that there’s a missing vital component in the quest to modernize marketing.

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“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. They approached LinkedIn and Marketo to solve that problem for them. Together, Marketo and LinkedIn have made doing this a lot easier.

Marketo Email Campaign Keeps It Short & Sweet

The Point

A client confessed recently that one of the reasons his company had selected Marketo as a marketing automation provider was because he was so impressed by their marketing. Full disclosure: Spear Marketing Group is a Marketo agency partner.

Marketo Summit Presentation Nurture 101

Jackie Walts

For those of you who missed it, here is the link to my presentation on nurture at Marketo Summit. There’s a lot of good information on nurture in general and also some hints on how Marketo does their nurturing. Nurture 101 at Marketo Summit Take a peek here.

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.

Impressive Marketo User Summit

LeadSloth

At this week’s Marketo Summit , I realized we’re right in the middle of B2B Marketing Event Season. In this post I’m giving a short impression of the Marketo Summit. The Marketo User Summit was BIG: 600 customers and partners were attending. Marketo University. The program started with the Marketo University, with a beginner and an advanced track. Global Marketo Roll-Out. How Marketo Uses Marketo.

Marketo User Summit 2012 Key Points

Reachforce

The Marketo User Summit was a phenomenal event where our team took reams of notes and came back with tons of ideas. Key Takeaway: Use Marketo code on each email to include links to your social channels versus using them on templates so you can get individualized tracking.

Marketo Goes to College

Modern B2B Marketing

Today, Marketo announced that they’re standing up for the next generation of marketers. Partnering with Cal Poly’s Orfalea College of Business , Marketo will be helping to prepare undergrads for this new world of marketing. Author: Jesse Finn Good marketers are hard to find.

Happy 10th Birthday, Marketo!

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Sanjay Dholakia Ten years ago this month, Phil Fernandez, David Morandi, and Jon Miller founded Marketo with one idea: to create a new kind of enterprise software company, one dedicated solely to the needs and mission of today’s marketing professional.

21 Tips & Other Impressions from the Marketo User Summit

The Point

Earlier this week, Marketo , the marketing automation company, held its second ever user conference in San Francisco. As a Marketo agency partner, I attended along with colleagues from Spear Marketing Group to greet clients, talk shop, and hear how other companies – including Marketo themselves – are putting technology to use in the service of improved lead management. Systems like Marketo can be used to remind sales reps (via sales alerts) of untouched or stale leads.

Link Thought Leadership to Intelligent Client Discovery

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" Companies engaged in a complex sale must link thought leadership to intelligent client discovery. Summary: Companies engaged in a complex sale must increasingly link thought leadership to intelligent client discovery. Click and download FREE eBook from Marketo and ClickDocuments.

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First Look at New Marketo Release

Customer Experience Matrix

I’m going to diverge just slightly from my current obsession with usability to talk about a conversation I had today with Marketo President and CEO Phil Fernandez, who previewed the 3.0 In Fernandez’ view, this reflects a fundamental philosophical difference from his competitors: Marketo sees marketing as reacting to prospect-initiated behaviors, not executing company-driven interaction paths. Marketo’s approach is to trigger campaigns based on specified events or list criteria.

How to Use Link Retargeting to Leverage Other People’s Content

Modern B2B Marketing

That’s where link retargeting comes into play. What Is Link Retargeting? Link retargeting foregoes the requirement of using a tracking pixel on our site on our content. How Does Link Retargeting Actually Work? Link Retargeting for Content Gaps.

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Doing More Together: Facebook and Marketo Drive Marketing Success

Modern B2B Marketing

Marketo is happy to be one of the partners contributing to this vision through our integrations with Facebook that connect the dots between seemingly disparate activities, digitally and offline. A Marketo Case Study.

How to Bring Your Marketo Organization into a Multi-Touch Attribution World

bizible

Who is going tag links with utm parameters, who sets up the email campaign, who is launching the campaign on social? There needs to be individuals in the organization who will say, hey we need to tag links because then you’ll get credit for all the leads you’re bringing in.

Marketo Sales Insight Expands Salesforce Access to Marketing Data

Customer Experience Matrix

Summary: Marketo's new Sales Insight ranks prospects for sales people, based on recent Web and email activities. It lets Marketo sell seats to sales departments, which could be more lucrative than selling its core demand generation system. Marketo today officially launched “Sales Insight”, an application that makes prospect activity history directly available to sales people from within Salesforce.com. The moments are set up as real time triggers within Marketo.

SEO Links: How to Build Them On-Page and Earn Them Off-Site

Modern B2B Marketing

There are three types of links that are important to any SEO strategy : internal links, external links, and inbound links. Internal links are those you create in your content that point to other pages on your site. Best Practices for Internal and External Links.

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Dr. Marketo’s Cabinet of Curiosity

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Dayna Rothman At Marketo, we’re all about the science of marketing. But few people know about our rich heritage as marketing automation pioneers – a story that stretches back to the experiments of Dr. Gustav Marketo. Dr. Marketo’s Cabinet of Curiosity from Marketo.

5 Basic Things Every B2B Marketer Needs to Do to Prepare for GDPR

The Point

If you use a marketing automation platform such as Marketo , that software will track anonymous visitors to your Website by capturing their IP address and other information by means of a browser cookie.

Texts From Marketo: Starting Our Story From Page 1

Modern B2B Marketing

At Marketo, we recently decided to restart our social storytelling and are going back to page 1 of our social storybook—without any jargon. We realize that some people may not know what we mean when we say that Marketo is the “best in class engagement marketing platform”.

Prepare for 2015 with Marketo’s Marketing Predictions

Modern B2B Marketing

To answer this question, we caught up with Marketo’s internal thought leaders to hear about the changes they anticipate in the coming year and how they think marketers can prepare.

Engagement is Everywhere: Marketo’s Spring 2015 Product Release

Modern B2B Marketing

For the first time, we are making it possible for marketers to engage their customers on any channel–-email, web, social media, digital advertising, and more—all from Marketo. When you pair powerful technology and insights from Marketo with ad tech, marketing magic happens.

Accelerating the Pace of Inbound Leads: An Interview with Paul Albright of Captora

The Point

Paul Albright boasts a 30-year track record of success in Silicon Valley, including executive roles at companies such as Marketo, SuccessFactors, NetApp, and Informatica. HS] I notice that you integrate with some of the leading marketing automation vendors, including Marketo and Act-On.

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The Complete Guide to Marketing Automation Integrations (Marketo, Eloqua, HubSpot, Act-On, Pardot, and Infusionsoft)

Leadfeeder

To create this guide, we analyzed documentation from Marketo, Oracle Eloqua, HubSpot, Act-On, Salesforce Pardot, and Infusionsoft. Marketo Integrations. If you integrate Marketo and Salesforce through a third-party integration hub, for example, data will move from Marketo into Zapier, then from Zapier into Salesforce. Marketo Integrations. Marketo Integrations (Note: Using Marketo to drive traffic to your website? Smart Links by PlusThis.

Marketo Data Tells Us: Which Channel Wins More, Faster

Modern B2B Marketing

So in this fourth blog in the Marketo Institute series, we’re going to look at the next two channel pipeline metrics: win rate and velocity. This image shows win rate across all channels (all Marketo customers). This image shows velocity across all channels (all Marketo customers).

[Infographic] The Marketo(er’s) Guide to SXSW

Modern B2B Marketing

This year, Marketo is going big. We are hosting 10+ sessions featuring marketing thought leaders from organizations like My Fitness Pal, The Economist, Kaiser Permanente, Mashable, and of course, Marketo! Author: Dayna Rothman We can’t wait for SXSW!

Lead Scores Too High? Maybe They Need An Expiration Date.

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Top 6 Content Marketing Takeaways from Marketo Summit

Vidyard

As a Marketo Summit newbie, I was pretty pumped to be heading to San Francisco with the Vidyard team last week. Session 3: DJ Waldow on Being Human DJ Waldow is the Digital Marketing Evangelist at Marketo and his session on being human definitely made my top three list.

The Economist & Marketo: Figuring Out The Next Era of Marketing

Modern B2B Marketing

To help provide a few guideposts, Marketo and the Economist Intelligence Unit have teamed up to see if we can jointly help marketers everywhere navigate this new era. Author: Sanjay Dholakia “What a long, strange trip it has been…”.

Marketo Aims to Simplify Demand Generation

Customer Experience Matrix

One company that has made a concerted effort is newcomer Marketo. Marketo has a one-word elevator speech: simplicity. That’s not to say Marketo is a simple product. Like every other demand generation vendor, Marketo has wrestled with how a branching, multi-step lead nurturing campaign can be made easy enough for non-specialist users. Marketo’s solution is to do away with the branches. It more or less goes without saying that Marketo is sold as a hosted service.

The Marketo Approach: 3 Ways to Invest in Your Customers Through Education

Modern B2B Marketing

For example, Marketo customers don’t simply want to learn how to use our platform for the sake of being certified Marketo users. As you can tell, education is something we are passionate about at Marketo.

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.”.

Do Lead Nurturing Campaigns Always Need an Offer?

The Point

Or can you get away with a link to content, perhaps content that’s not even your own? Over at Marketo, Jon Miller wrote a fascinating post recently on “ The 4-1-1 Rule for Lead Nurturing ” in which he posits (and here I’m paraphrasing) that lead nurturing campaigns don’t always need to feature the latest white paper, Webinar, or video, and that these kinds of offers or promotions are best interspersed with what Jon refers to as “educational or entertaining content.”.

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

Modern B2B Marketing

Marketo’s Marketing Nation Roadshow Wrap-Up: European Edition was posted at Marketo Marketing Blog - Best Practices and Thought Leadership. | [link].

DF 2012 Interviews: Marketo Executives Talk Shop

Modern B2B Marketing

by Dayna Rothman Marketo had a huge presence at Dreamforce this year and the marketing cloud was a major focal point for both Salesforce and all of the attendees. Marketo CEO Phil Fernandez Explains Revenue Performance Management.

Apparently It’s Now Safe (Again) to Use “Free” in a Subject Line

The Point

In follow-up to the recent 2013 Marketo Summit , the marketing team at ReachForce , a leading provider of B2B data services, sent a message to attendees (including this blogger) crowing about the success of their traffic builder campaign , an email that generated a 42.8%

Marketo’s Take on Salesforce.com’s ExactTarget Acquisition

Modern B2B Marketing

Many of our customers, prospective customers and business partners may be wondering what this move means for Marketo, since we are a leader in the marketing software space and so many salesforce.com customers also choose Marketo as their marketing automation platform.

Mad Libs: My Best Marketo Marketing Nation Summit Ever

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Dayna Rothman Marketo’s Marketing Nation Summit is less than 30 days away, and if you’re anything like us, you’re already in round-the-clock preparation mode for the best Summit ever. Tweet us ( @Marketo ) with the results of your best Marketing Nation Summit ever!

[Infographic] Marketo’s Marketing Nation Summit 2014 Map

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Dayna Rothman We are SO excited for tomorrow, the official kick-off day for Marketo’s Marketing Nation Summit 2014 ! Enjoy Marketo’s Marketing Nation Summit 2014, and welcome to San Francisco!

ExactTarget, Marketo Announce Strategic Partnership to Integrate Marketing Technologies

Modern B2B Marketing

And during explosive growth like we’re seeing at Marketo, it’s critical to increase distribution reach. We announced a strategic agreement under which ExactTarget will resell Marketo’s Revenue Performance Management solution globally.

The 2012 Marketo User Summit [Infographic]

Modern B2B Marketing

by Jason Miller The 3rd annual Marketo Summit kicks off next week here in San Francisco, and we are so excited for this year’s lineup. You can follow the Marketo Summit on Twitter using the hashtag #mus12 and be sure to stay tuned to our blog for live updates starting on Wednesday.

Power to the Marketer: Introducing Marketo’s New Dialog Edition

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Matt Zilli <Begin sales pitch> Today, Marketo announced the Dialog Edition , which will help B2B and B2C email marketers enter the wonderful world of marketing automation. And everything Marketo builds is intended to be used by a marketer.

5 Reasons to Gate Lead Nurturing Content

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