We’re making our way at a rapid pace through 2017 and before you blink again we’ll be marching into 2018. With that in mind, I believe it’s a good time to review what’s been happening in the world of social and particularly its role in marketing automation.2016 saw the extreme lift-off of advertising through social, […]
In the world of Marketing Automation, Account-Based Marketing is a buzz word. However it seems Australian & New Zealand marketers haven’t quite caught on to the idea, at least from what we can see below from Google Trends. There’s isn’t even enough search data to show anything according to Google. So, what’s the problem?
Many marketers face the challenge of delivering Marketing Qualified Leads to the sales team. This month we focussed on the need for a defined and agreed process between marketing and sales. We then looked at various ways Eloqua, largely through smarter use of segments, can help you build an audience of potential MQL’s.
In an earlier post by my colleague Marijke Timmers, she wrote about the value of Aligning Sales and Marketing. Along similar lines, aligning Advertising and Marketing will allow both departments to understand bottom line ROI for their efforts, while also delivering more relevant and personalised content to their prospects and customers.
Anyone who’s run an event or spoken at one knows, Q&A panels can be hard. Unpredictable. Downright awkward at times.When I asked an expert panel at a mobile marketing summit in Auckland recently about the role of mobile in B2B, I honestly wasn’t trying to trip anyone up. Nevertheless, the question drew a series of […]
We live in a world where data is exploding. It’s a world where businesses are born every day to disrupt established models and a world where artificial intelligence (AI) informs interactions.
I recently conducted a workshop in Auckland with a selection of NZ’s top brands. We invited both sides of the debate to work out once and for all: what does it take to align sales and marketing?
Today’s marketers are measured like never before. For many, the provision of Marketing Qualified Leads (MQL) to the Sales team is paramount and one of the key metrics. But what constitutes a MQL? Are all leads equal? Let’s look at this in more detail.
Technology now enables us to know more and do more, faster and smarter than ever before. This post contains a few quick tips on how setting up your marketing automation solution with agility at its core will help you deliver quality campaigns, at pace.
Over the past 12 months it’s likely you’ve developed a range of automated campaigns that are designed to run on a number of factors. Now is the time to review these assets and ensure they’re still relevant, on brand and don’t contain out of date information.
1. Retargeting / Sequential messagingThe most obvious use case for a cross device DMP is retargeting. With the ability to match a prospect or customer across their multiple devices, marketers can continue to engage their audience with the most relevant messaging based on where they are in their journey, and help progress them down the […]