Marketing Automation

Calculating Marketing Automation’s Total Cost of Ownership

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Calculating Marketing Automation’s Total Cost of Ownership

When used effectively, there is no doubt that marketing technologies help companies to excel in their overall business. This is true for marketing automation, BI, CRM, and other core platforms. However, there seems to be a real challenge in realizing the total cost of ownership of such platforms. While this post will focus on marketing automation, the same is true for other technologies as mentioned above. The number one mistake companies make when evaluating the cost of marketing automation is the fact that they are focusing on technology costs as the main cost element. While technology is an important ingredient in overall costs, it is far from being the main one. Let’s take a look at the main cost elements of marketing automation and how to optimize them. More

Which Marketing Technology Will You Invest In?

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In today’s marketing ecosystems there is an abundance of technologies and tools to help with everyday tasks – the problem is to know which ones are worth the investment. Luckily, our #B2BTalks panel tackles that very question. More

Partnering with Marketo: Supporting Complex Sales

Partnering with Marketo: Supporting Complex Sales
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I’m happy to announce that we’ve teamed up with Marketo as our marketing automation solution for companies selling to Enterprise buyers.

Selling to Enterprises requires an omnichannel, multi-touchpoint approach. Unlike selling to small businesses, or selling simple and cheap products, enterprise sales are complex, with a long sales cycle that combines online and offline activities. They are based on multiple tactics, both inbound and outbound.

Marketing automation is a fundamental element in every B2B marketing technology stack. Next to CRM, it is probably the most important tool for marketers to create smart, scalable, personalized marketing programs. More

Content Marketing Experts Reveal Their Top Tips and Tools

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In this #B2BTalks video our panelists were asked to provide their top tools and tips, and they did not disappoint. Hear from the experts what essential tools and tips helped them reach success. Each panelist brings something unique to the discussion, and together they provide a must-have list for content marketers. The top tools and tips provided by the panelist include: More

Recipe for Success: The Technology Behind the Scenes

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In this installment of #B2BTalks, our panel discusses what technologies they are using behind the scenes in order to be able to track and attribute revenue to a meaningful marketing activity. More

It’s Official! PMG Partners with Silverpop, an IBM Company

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We have some exciting news that we’ve been keeping up our sleeves. It wasn’t long ago when we announced a new partnership with Act-On marketing automation, in order to support the growing SMB and enterprise accounts that make up our global B2B client base in Israel. Today, we’re thrilled to add to our marketing automation mix by becoming official partners with Silverpop, an IBM company. More

PMG Partners with Act-On to Bring Marketing Automation to Israel

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In the 1980s and 90s, not long after the advent of fax and email made their way into the business world, everyone asked themselves how they were able to live without these work tools. In 2015, we ask ourselves the same question but in place of email or fax, it’s marketing automation. More

Technology and Tools to Build Your Sales and Marketing Machine

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We’re back this week with the third video installment of #B2BTalks 2 – How to Build a Sales and Marketing Machine. This time we’re focusing on the backend- all the technology that’s used behind the scenes to build and operate your machine. Our days have come to revolve around the latest technology tools, and we know it’s easy to drown in the dozens, if not hundreds, of products that are available today. More

No Visitor Left Behind

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We all love traffic. No, not the bumper-to-bumper kind that we spend quality time with each morning. But the kind we find online that comes in increasing numbers after you write that clever blog post and share it across your social channels, or the kind that arrives at your carefully-built landing page after you begin an email campaign.

What happens next? We watch the traffic go and can only hope that one day it will return.

According to Marketo, 98% of your website traffic is anonymous, meaning that you don’t have any information about them and therefore no way to connect. You’ve done the work of getting people to your website and now it’s time to make it worth something. More

The Shocking Truth about your Email Database

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One of the first things we ask when assessing a client’s digital marketing situation is what’s the size of its email database. The reason is simple – email marketing is still a viable marketing channel. Not only that, but it could also be used as an ad targeting tool in platforms such as Twitter and LinkedIn.

However, the size of the database could be misleading, as size in this case doesn’t really matter. Engagement does. More