In the present day and age, there is no excuse for not knowing who to market your products and services to, and what your customers want. With the advent of marketing databases and other data-driven technology, gone are the days of untargeted, unselected, and generic marketing. A Short Historical Perspective Before 1995, marketing was mostly done through mail and advertising. After 1995, with the advent of email technology, marketing became a little more specific. It
As more and more tools are in your sales and marketing stack, producing centralized reports can be quite the chore. Most marketers that I know spend a lot of time collecting and transforming data, then manually producing the reports they need to report on campaign and other marketing metrics. Funnel: Integrations with over 500 data sources Funnel takes messy, siloed data from all sources to automatically generate Business-Ready Data that is fully harmonized, up-to-date, and
Why Success hinges on an offensive strategy. Despite shrinking marketing budgets, CMOs are still optimistic about their ability to achieve their goals in 2020 according to Gartner’s annual 2019-2020 CMO Spend Survey. But optimism without action is counterproductive and many CMOs may be failing to plan for tough times ahead. CMOs are more agile now than they were during the last economic recession, but that doesn’t mean they can hunker down to ride out a challenging
Marketing technology has been on the rise over the last decade, let alone years. If you haven’t embraced Martech yet, and work in marketing (or sales, for that matter), then you better get on-board before you get left behind! New marketing technology has given businesses opportunities to build impactful and measurable marketing campaigns, analyse marketing data in real-time, and automate their marketing to drive conversions, productivity and ROI up, while lowering costs, time and inefficiencies.
Kate Legett, VP and principal analyst at Forrester in a September 2015 blog post wrote in her post, CRM is Fragmenting. It’s A Controversial Topic: Keep customer experience front and center of your company. Make sure that you are supporting your customers through their end to end journey with easy, effective, enjoyable engagement, even when the customer’s journey crosses technology platforms. The CRM fragmentation creates a pain that ripples to the customer experience. A 2015 Cloud Report
Or maybe even now! This is a solid list of 10 areas of focus that marketers need to think about. You need to know where to allocate the bulk of your marketing budget, based on the tactics your customers and prospects are engaging with more frequently. That’s why Wheelhouse Advisors tried to make this infographic as comprehensive as possible, addressing issues from Email Marketing, to lead conversion, to automation platforms. 10 Marketing Predictions for 2015