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What Stuck Salesforce Marketing Cloud Services and Why It Blocked Pardot?

While fans of Game of Thrones were preparing for the finale of the series, Salesforce was fighting a different dragon over the weekend with Pardot. (The Benioffs are related and share a common great grandfather). Well, it was a very busy weekend for Salesforce as it was forced to temporarily shut down access to its Marketing Cloud services. It took a full working day for the company to confirm that normalcy was restored. https://twitter.com/isitdownforme/status/1129380308426645504 The Salesforce outage comes barely…

Introducing Pardot Business Units: Powering Personalized Enterprise B2B Marketing at Scale

Today at Sirius Decisions Summit, Salesforce announced Pardot Business Units to segment audiences at a finer level and boost B2B marketing operations Automation has open new avenues for marketers to explore Personalization. According to leading CMOs, persoanlization is defined as creatively tailoring website pages and mobile applications to user's preferences and behaviors. Today at Sirius Decisions Summit, Salesforce announced Pardot Business Units. This is furthering their solution for enterprise B2B marketing teams.…

6sense Announces Salesforce Pardot Integration for Revenue Teams to Launch Comprehensive ABM Programs

Customers Now Have Full Visibility into the Buyer's Journey and Can Trigger the Right Campaign at the Right Time 6sense, a leading Account Based Orchestration Platform, powered by AI, extends its relationship with Salesforce to include an all-new integration with Pardot, Salesforce’s marketing automation solution. This integration combines marketing execution from Salesforce Pardot with the time-based predictions on prospect engagement from 6sense. Shared users can easily use 6sense to uncover demand and prioritize…

TechBytes with Michael Kostow, SVP and GM, Salesforce Pardot

Tell us about your vision in ABM and the role it plays in current Marketing-Sales alignment. Sales and marketing is undergoing a dramatic change today, which is truly shaping the role that Account-Based Marketing (ABM) plays for both teams. Customers are more empowered than ever, and they expect the companies they engage with to be connected and transparent across every part of their business. In fact, 74% of business buyers say it’s very important for salespeople to be aware of marketing campaigns and offers in order…

Salesforce Reveals Pardot’s New Features for Winter ’19

Pardot’s Popularity Has Been Soaring After Salesforce’s Acquisition in 2013. Salesforce Is Further Strengthening Their Go-To Marketing Automation Tool by Adding New Features to It. The New and Upgraded Pardot Will See the Light of the Day Sometime During Winter ’19 Pardot — originally a part of ExactTarget — was acquired when Salesforce purchased ExactTarget for $2.5 billion back in 2013. Back then, Pardot was in the nascent stages, but it was growing very quickly. Today, Pardot is one of the best Marketing Automation…

CleverTouch Helps Marketers ‘Level up’ with Marketo and Pardot Training

New Comprehensive Training Initiative Provides Bespoke Marketing Automation Training to Guarantee Platform Certification CleverTouch, a leading Marketing Automation consultancy and service provider, has announced its ‘Level Up’ Marketo and Pardot certification program. The program provides expert Marketo and Pardot training for marketers looking to become the internal experts and to further progress their careers. Recommended Read: Salesforce Einstein Analytics Unveils Conversational Queries to Simplify Data With…

Demandbase Extends ABM Collaboration with Salesforce Pardot Integration

Integration Combines Contacts in Pardot with Artificial Intelligence-Powered Insights from Demandbase’s Conversion Solution Demandbase, the leader in Account-Based Marketing (ABM), announced, at the 5th Annual ABM Innovation Summit, an expanded collaboration with Salesforce to provide marketing and sales teams with more comprehensive account and contact level insight. The integration will automatically combine real-time intent data and account insights from Demandbase's artificial intelligence (AI) powered Conversion…

ABM TechBytes with Michael Kostow, SVP & GM at Salesforce Pardot

We recently covered the Salesforce ABM Launch Einstein Account-Based Marketing (ABM), a complete, end-to-end B2B marketing solution powered by artificial intelligence. The hype and buzz around ABM has never been hotter, we caught up with Mike Kostow, SVP Salesforce Pardot to get Salesforce's perspective on the platform. MTS: What does Salesforce ABM bring to the table that the mix of Salesforce Engage, Advertising Studio, and Lead Scoring have not already? Earlier this month, Salesforce announced the availability…

RainFocus Selects OpFocus to Build Strategic Sales and Marketing System using Salesforce and the Demand Unit Waterfall®

Ensures Sales/Marketing Alignment, Achieves Record-Breaking 135 Percent CARR Growth and 140 Percent Net Customer Retention OpFocus, a leading Salesforce implementation consultancy for SaaS companies, today announced that RainFocus engaged it to build a new sales and marketing system. By implementing the SiriusDecisions Demand Unit Waterfall within Salesforce, and integrating it with Pardot and Terminus, OpFocus helped the events marketing company accelerate strategic growth. RainFocus’ sales and marketing teams are fully…

Precision Marketing Goals: Converting Every Marketing-Qualified Lead Directly into Sales

The goal of every Marketing effort: To generate Marketing Qualified Leads and eventually shorten the Sales cycle. That's the power of Precision Marketing if employed properly in your current MarTech stack. Have you ever thought about directly turning your MQLs into Sales? Yes, that's now possible with Unica's all-new v12 Cloud platform that features some of the most advanced Marketing Automation and Offer Management applications. One of the best-known Marketing Automation platforms, Unica, is back with a bang. In its…

MarTech Interview with Jeff Kupietzky, CEO at PowerInbox

"Personalization is a key factor in customer loyalty. The more you can give customers what they want, the more likely they are to stick around." Journey into Tech Hi Jeff, it was a mixed quarter for MarTech and AdTech companies until COVID-19 broke loose. Tell us about your company’s attitude in dealing with the situation. Most importantly, we share the concern for everyone’s health and well-being and appreciate the services being rendered by our front-line health professionals and other essential workers. We’re…

MarTech’s 5 ABM Best-Practices from Industry Leaders

Account-Based Marketing (ABM) is a popular Marketing practice among B2B companies working with larger target accounts. 58% of ABM practitioners consider their current status of revenue generation from ABM as "sophisticated". The sophistication of ABM has forced B2B Marketing teams to find out best practices in the industry for various Sales-focused activities. ABM best-practices continue to evolve with the influx of data, analytics, and marketing insights drawn from various Data Management Platforms (DMPs). We find a large…

Salesforce Acquires The CMO Club to Unify Marketing Thoughts with B2B Practices

The world's number one martech company- Salesforce has acquired The CMO Club. The latest acquisition marks a new chapter in the B2B publication industry where a martech company has acquired a member-based Content Marketing and Media company. Read Also: Latest Salesforce Updates Stephanie Buscemi, CMO of Salesforce announced the latest Salesforce acquisition through an official blog. Stephanie said, "Today I am excited to announce that Salesforce has acquired The CMO Club."She also added that founder and CEO Pete…

75 Inspiring Martech Leaders Who Are Prepared for 2020

The year 2019 has been a year full of surprises that saw path-breaking mergers and acquisitions, unique product innovations, mega-funding rounds, and start-up growth. As we approach the end of a phenomenal year for martech companies, the stage is already set for the New Year 2020. We have picked 75 leaders from the ever-growing martech community who we think are a step ahead in envisioning the future and preparing themselves and others with their knowledge, skills, and team collaborations. You can subscribe to our resources…

2019 Sportsperson of the Year Megan Rapinoe To Headline Demandbase’s 7th Annual ABM Innovation Summit

World Cup and Olympic Champion Megan Rapinoe would Address Over 1,000 B2B Marketing Leaders at Demandbase’s 7th Annual ABM Innovation Summit Demandbase, the leader in Account-Based Marketing (ABM), today announced the lineup of inspiring speakers for the 7th annual ABM Innovation Summit. Taking the mainstage on March 17 is World Cup and Olympic Champion, Megan Rapinoe. Keynote speakers, Andrew Davis, marketing expert, and best-selling author; Shannon Duffy, executive vice president of product marketing, Salesforce Marketing…

Leadspace Chalks Up Yet More Industry Recognition, While Doubling Customers in the Past Year

Leadspace, already recognized as B2B CDP and marketing data leader by Forrester, is included in Gartner’s Market Guide for Account-Based Marketing Platforms. 2019 saw record growth for Leadspace, doubling its customer base and adding fast growing, innovative enterprise customers like American Express, Monster, Freshworks, Gojo and Booking.com Leadspace, the leading B2B customer data platform (CDP) provider, has been recognized in Gartner’s 2019 Market Guide for Account-Based Marketing Platforms (Gartner subscription…

Marvel Marketers Partners with Ulster University to Bring Cutting-Edge Digital Marketing Coursework to Students and Staff

Marvel Marketers, an award-winning marketing agency with offices in San Mateo, CA, Austin, TX, and Belfast, Northern Ireland, is continuing to expand its footprint in EMEA with a new strategic partnership with Ulster University. The agency will use the framework from its training arm, Professor M’s Academy, to bring hands-on marketing automation training to Ulster’s undergraduate and graduate marketing students and staff. With coursework in Marketo, Pardot, Eloqua, and HubSpot, along with the digital marketing best…

MarTech Interview with Marcin Cichon, CEO at Pricefx

"As Machine Learning and AI continue to rapidly improve and evolve, we are looking to refine and implement these technologies across our products." Hi Marcin, Tell us about your role and journey into Technology. What inspired the idea of Pricefx? I am the CEO and Co-founder of Pricefx and I started the company because I saw a huge opportunity in the Pricing software industry. I had been in the software business for over 20 years already with 5 years in Pricing software. I knew that the industry had to change to meet the…

MarTech Interview with Amnon Siev, CEO at GeoEdge

"When a user visits a publisher, they’re expressing a level of trust in the publisher, and each publisher must repay that trust by providing a safe and clean user experience." Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What galvanized you to join GeoEdge? I always found the tech industry very interesting. Growing up in Israel, I watched the Israeli tech companies as they made a huge impact on the Israeli economy and built the start-up nation ecosystem. I knew this is the place I want to be. After completing my…

Elo Showcases Unified Architecture for Points of Sale and Interactive Retail Technology Solutions at NRF 2020

Elo will feature the latest Retail Technology, along with its wide selection of interactive solutions for creating experiential shopper journeys in-store, at NRF 2020. Elo, a leading global provider of interactive retail solutions, announced exciting additions to its lineup of point-of-sale, self-service, BOPIS and in-store fulfillment solutions, including the new Windows-based EloPOS™ Pack compute platform and two additional display options for EloPOS systems. These additions provide Windows/Intel customers the same…