Mediafly: End-To-End Sales Enablement and Content Management

Carson Conent, CEO of Mediafly, shared a great article that answered the question, What Is Sales Engagement? when it comes to identifying and finding a sales engagement platform. The definition of Sales Engagement is: A strategic, ongoing process that equips all client-facing employees with the ability to consistently and systematically have a valuable conversation with the right set of customer stakeholders at each stage of the customer’s problem-solving life cycle to optimize the return of

Sendoso: Incentivize Engagement, Acquisition, and Retention with Direct Mail

When I worked at a major SaaS platform, one effective way that we used to move the customer journey forward was by sending a unique and valuable gift to our target customers. While the cost per transaction was expensive, the investment had an incredible return on investment. With business travel down and events canceled, marketers have some limited options to reach their prospects. Not to mention the fact that companies are driving more noise through

Verify Your Email Marketing Lists Online: Why, How, and Where

How to evaluate and find the best email verification services on the web. Here’s a detailed list of providers as well as a tool where you can test an email address right in the article.

Marketing Automation Software: Key Players and Acquisitions

Over 142,000 businesses using marketing automation software. The top 3 reasons are to increase qualified leads, increase sales productivity, and a reduction in marketing overhead. The following infographic from Marketing Automation Insider details the evolution of marketing automation software from Unica over a decade ago through $5.5 billion worth of acquisitions that have brought us to the present, including the following marketing automation platforms: Act-On – A marketing automation platform built to help you deliver an

14 Different Terms Used Across Marketing Automation Platforms

I’m not sure why marketers always feel compelled to make up their own terminology for virtually everything… but we do. Even though marketing automation platforms have fairly consistent features, each of the most popular marketing automation providers call each feature something different. If you’re evaluating platforms, this could get pretty confusing as you look to the features of one over the other when in honesty, all the same features are present. Sometimes, it sounds like

Build Branded Proposals as Beautiful as Your Website

We recently rec’d a proposal and contract from a company that had impeccable branding. The documents were a disaster, though. The borders extended beyond our printer settings, it came in two sections (two print jobs, two signatures) and I had to print, sign, scan and email the signed proposal back. Worse of all, the proposal was difficult to read and terribly written, requiring me to turn on tracking, make edits, and go back and forth