Author: Heidi Bullock Let’s face it. As a marketer, your life is pretty great. You start the day at 10am greeted by a warm latte, a fruit basket, and your team singing ‘this is my fight’ song in acapella. Later in the day, there is a fresh grilled halibut lunch, engaging meetings, and then you
Author: Neha Shah “I am fine with a good enough solution,” said no great leader ever. Whether you’re a startup company with a marketing team of one or a larger enterprise, you’re always looking for ways to increase your team’s productivity. But choose wisely–settling for a “good enough” solution could do more harm than good.
Author: Matt Zilli In many companies, the almighty tech resource—be it an engineer, developer, or IT expert—is a revered character whose time and attention can be hard to come by. Even companies that have a dedicated engineer—or even an entire team of them—may not be all that keen to devote their valuable time to carrying
Author: Shyna Zhang In my work, I have had the pleasure of speaking with numerous enterprise marketers from around the world. And I’ve learned something crucial in the process—many companies seem to face the same woes when it comes to implementing their marketing automation solution, particularly those who are attempting it on a global scale.
Author: Renata Bell While many players in the financial services industry often struggle with building customer loyalty, credit unions have some of the most loyal customers around. From the sense of community they instill, to having the best possible rates and fees, to the personalized nature of each employee-customer interaction, it goes without saying that
Author: Sean ONeill Many industries felt the impact of our recent financial crisis, including automotive. Traditionally an integral part of our economy and culture, car sales in once strong markets are in decline due to lack of consumer confidence and changes in the way people buy. Today, more and more people conduct research online instead of
Author: James New Warning! — Terminator: Genisys spoilers ahead… In the latest Terminator movie (Terminator: Genisys), Arnold Schwarzenegger turns out to be the good guy. Well, the good machine. He has been reprogrammed to protect Sarah Connor from other machines that come from the future to prevent her from having a son who will stop the
Author: Marcus Taylor The marketing automation industry has snowballed over the past few years, and yet it’s only just getting started. According to Marketing Automation Insider, in the past five years alone, we’ve seen over $5.5B worth of acquisitions made, and an aggregate vendor revenues increase from $225M to $1.65B! At the current rate of
Author: Sesame Mish Let me ask you this: how big is your marketing team? One hundred people, 25 people, three people…or, perhaps, are you flying solo? For the 60% of us who work on teams of one to five people, we know what it means to be tasked with doing more—but be allotted fewer resources
Author: Veronica Holmes One of the biggest questions facing companies that are just starting out on their marketing automation journey is how to effectively prepare their business and teams for the changes ahead. While all marketers have the ability to use these tools effectively over time, every project has a beginning. Planning rollout and training strategies, building