If your LinkedIn news feed is like mine, it’s full of trends to follow in 2018 and new year resolutions for perfecting your marketing strategies and tactics. With so many things to consider and so many new technologies and trends to watch out for, I thought it timely to go back to basics and revisit […]
Eloqua Housekeeping tips for Modern Marketers While we spend much of our time with Eloqua customers supporting them with their campaigns, we also use Eloqua to drive our own marketing efforts. I thought I’d share some of the activities I’ve been up to over the December & January period as we get ready for another […]
Once you’ve secured a Marketing Automation platform, it’s time to get busy and build out a few core campaigns and begin to tailor your CX.
Recognising customers as individuals with preferences and responding at the right time and in the moment requires a smarter approach that is personalised, seamless and immediate – and also results in an emotionally positive experience.
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 […]
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? Google […]
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. Watch the […]
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. For businesses that are […]
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 […]
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.