We all know that employee engagement is important. Employees that are aligned with their goals, aware of their performance gaps, and motivated to improve, perform better. It’s stating the obvious. The big question is how to get there, and whether technology can help us do this at scale. This is where most digital motivation initiatives hit a wall. A new breed of next generation performance and feedback systems are attempting to do just that: creating and maintaining a continuous personalized conversation between employees and managers with regards to performance, development and goals.
In online marketing, personalizing messages and promotional activities has been possible for some time. It is called “Marketing Automation”. Hubspot, one of the pioneers in this field, defines it thus: “software that exists with the goal of automating marketing actions. Many marketing departments have to automate repetitive tasks such as emails, social media, and other website actions. The technology of
With more than three decades in the hotel marketplace, Grupo Posadas operates more than 104 hotels and 19,042 rooms in 50 beach and city destinations in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and Chile. It's brands include AQUA, Fiesta Americana Grand, Fiesta Americana, Lat 19°, Caesar Park and Caesar Business, making Posadas the leading Mexican hotel operator in Latin America. Posadas selected Neolane's enterprise marketing software to improve segmentation and deliver consistent, personalized customer communications across e-mail and direct mail channels, while streamlining campaign management within its loyalty programs.
There’s an alarming digital divide within many companies. Marketers are developing nimble software to give customers an engaging, personalized experience, while IT departments remain focused on the legacy infrastructure. The front and back ends aren’t working together, resulting in appealing websites and apps that don’t quite deliver.
We’ve arrived at this misalignment for understandable reasons. Previously, most chief information officers (CIOs) were hired to digitize and bring order to companies’ internal systems and processes. They saw websites as marketing channels and were happy to let chief marketing officers (CMOs) oversee that province of technology. They had, and still have, plenty to do just to keep internal operations running smoothly. Marketers soon got into the habit of developing not just content, but also software programs to better reach and transact with customers. But now that websites and apps are becoming cornerstones of the business, the stakes are too high to al
Published By: Balihoo
Published Date: Dec 15, 2011
This paper explores the local-level marketing challenges companies face and serves as a guide for national brands who are interested in creating and implementing local websites. Includes a worksheet for determining your brands local presence.
In this free IDC analyst report, discover why coordinating the activities of marketing and sales—from day one of the revenue cycle—is essential for profitability. Learn how to stop the revenue loss that occurs during a prospect handoff; how to give sales the freedom to target more efficiently, while enabling marketing to build better prospect relationships; and how to choose software that tightens the marketing/sales alignment. Download your copy of this insightful report now.
Published By: Marketo
Published Date: Jun 06, 2016
Download this complimentary marketing automation buyer’s guide from TrustRadius, the most trusted research platform for business technology. This guide, which places Marketo in the Top Rated category, is based upon a distillation of 1,650 in-depth reviews of 20 leading marketing automation (MA) software products on TrustRadius. In it, you’ll get tips for succeeding with marketing automation and detailed profiles of each marketing automation platform from its end users.
EMI Music is one of the top global recorded music companies and represents artists spanning all musical tastes and genres including Lily Allen, Coldplay, and Pink Floyd. No longer able to rely on mass marketing to drive in-store sales, EMI Music had to figure out who, exactly, was downloading its artists' music, and how to maximize communications with those consumers to strengthen relationships and drive more revenue. EMI Music opted for enterprise marketing software from Neolane that would help the company better capture consumer information from multiple sources and integrate its disparate CRM and customer analytics applications.
Just about everyone claims to be doing content marketing, but far fewer organizations have a thought-out plan. According to Content Marketing Institute, only 44% of B2B marketers and 39% of B2C marketers have a documented content strategy.
But as organizations scale content operations, workflows, distribution, and promotion, many are seeking tools to centralize, manage, and improve the process.
That’s where content marketing software comes in. This software can help organize, automate, and visualize your efforts to create original content, as well as curate the content of others.
Have you ever found yourself in this untenable position? Your web team and email program owners are targeting the same customers, with different offers, or worse, competing offers.
Siloed systems and teams limit marketers’ ability to make sound assessments about performance and spending. Marketers around the world spend over one trillion USD each year. Yet, most of them still manage their marketing programs with a hodgepodge of spreadsheets and disconnected applications. Unnecessary costs, delays and poor collaboration plague marketers. Under increasing pressure to connect with customers while doing more with less, marketers who strive to optimize marketing performance through a single integrated software platform can make the best use of people, programs and resources. Today, you need a return on every dollar spent and a platform that aligns technology, people and processes to help create effective, efficient marketing programs that support customers for life.