Does Marketing Automation Increase Your ROI on CRM?

The most recent Marketo white paper, Using Marketing Automation to Increase Your ROI on CRM, describes the key features offered by marketing automation systems as well as the various benefits of CRM systems and Marketing Automation systems can provide to your organization.  I thought I would share a summary of the paper and get your ideas as well.  Is this what you have experienced?

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Email Marketing vs. Marketing Automation – Marketo

What is the difference between email marketing and marketing automation? And how do you know if your company is ready to make the switch? These are questions we get asked all of time by both small and large businesses. We all know how powerful and important email marketing is to your marketing toolbox, but implementing marketing automation can dramatically increase the effectiveness of the email marketing strategy you already have in place.

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3 Ways to Move Faster and Be More Strategic with Marketo Engage

With more people working from home than ever before, in-person events replaced with digital experiences, budgets are being rescoped, and brands are focusing more on serving rather than selling. It’s a time of reflection for many personally and professionally. It’s also an opportunity to pause, take stock, and prepare for the new normal that is quietly emerging.

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Why Automation is Vital to Any Marketing Strategy

By now, marketing automation is nothing short of mainstream in the digital era we find ourselves in, but we may only be at the beginning of the revolution. According to Grand View Research, the marketing automation industry could be valued at $7.63 billion(!) by 2025, which means there’s no better time than now to adopt an automation solution in your own practices. Before you do, though, let’s explain what marketing automation is exactly, and the benefits your company can reap from implementing it.

5 Steps for Marketers to Prepare for the Coming Cookie Disruption

Is there any connection between a marketer and a 4-year-old kid?

Guess what? They both love cookies.

Marketers have been tracking website visitors, logins, shopping carts, and more with these cookies. But lately, cookies, these tiny text files with small pieces of data, are in real danger. Google announced the end of third-party cookies on its Chrome browser. Many marketers have shown worry about the same message.

Breathe Life Into Your Data | Tell Compelling Stories Via Data Visualization

Time and attention, as ever, are at a premium. Especially when we must work within the limitations of speed and resources while information and markets move and change ever more rapidly. AI and machine learning make it possible to gather, analyze, and interpret data into actionable insights at inhuman speed. But this data must be understood, translated, and shared. Quick, clear, and compelling data visualization allows you to present large amounts of complex information as a powerful story for any audience.