Flows in Salesforce, also known as Visual Workflows, are powerful tools that allow for the automation of various business processes without the use of custom code. The cloud flow designer allows you to build flows that execute logic, interact with Salesforce, call Apex classes and collect data from a user in screen elements. The Winter 18 Salesforce release brings even more functionality into Flows.
Drip marketing can go by many names. Autoresponder. Trigger. Automated campaigns. Drip programs. Whatever you call it, we’re talking about similar tools within the marketing automation toolbox.
See what’s changing the game for manufacturers, what’s ahead on the horizon and what it all really means to you.
First things first: what exactly is Through-Channel Marketing Automation (TCMA)?
Eric Dukart Posted in: B2B, Customer Journey, Insights, Manufacturing, Marketing, Marketing Automation, partnerDRIVEN, Personas & Segmentation, Revenue Attribution, Strategy, Brand, Audience, Message, Lead Management Strategy, Marketing Campaign Attribution, Targeted Marketing Programs
Four years ago, B2B marketing was in a state of flux. Content marketing was on the rise, but marketers were still trying to convince their bosses that it could work as well as – or better than – traditional marketing at a fraction of the price. Mobile devices were just beginning to be factored into marketing strategy. And no one was quite sure how to measure the results of a successful (or not so successful) marketing campaign in the new media environment.
Sarah Mayfield Posted in: Digital Experience, Digital Marketing, Email Marketing, Integrated Marketing, Marketing Automation, User Experience (UX), Buyer Journey Optimization, Lead Management Strategy, Targeted Marketing Programs
Yesterday I came across an interesting article called “Email Showdown: Starbucks vs. Dunkin’ Donuts.” The article’s author, McKenzie Van Meter, signed up for promotional emails from both coffee companies and compared their effectiveness.
If you’re selling B2B products, you’ve got sales leads coming in all the time. And if you’re selling those products through indirect sales channels, you’ve got partners doing the selling.
New to lead nurturing? That’s ok. Your first step is defining the lead generation, scoring and routing process. Trust me – it’s worth it. By automating lead scoring and routing, your organization will be able to deliver better lead data to your sales team – and get better results.
Tradeshows are an expensive, short-term way to talk to a small number of people who are mainly interested in freebies. Right? Well, only if you are doing them wrong.