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The rise of marketing automation technology enables brands and businesses to deliver more personalized experiences to their customers, thus increasing conversion rates and overall revenue. One of the innovators in the marketing automation software sector that I recently interviewed is the 6-year old company Sailthru (www.sailthru.com), which raised $48 million in the last three rounds and has 160 employees across New York, San Francisco, and London.
Email marketing is becoming an increasingly significant part of businesses’ marketing endeavors, as companies seek to reach their user base through email newsletters, product update notifications, promotions, and various other communications. One of the companies in the email marketing sector that I examined recently was Toronto-based Elite Email (www.eliteemail.com), which just celebrated its 11-year anniversary.
A recent Business2Community post named "7 Facts About Marketing Automation" predicts that the adoption of marketing automation technology is expected to increase by 22% by 2015. As businesses worldwide began adopting marketing automation to generate more leads and increase productivity, more companies offering such technology began appearing on the horizon. I interviewed one of the players in the marketing automation software category, GreenRope (greenrope.com), to learn more about its product and position in the marketing automation sector.
Social media marketing has become an increasingly important category within the marketing automation sector. I recently interviewed one of the innovators in the category, Pennsylvania-based social media management company Fity Social Media (fitysocialmedia.com).
The marketing automation industry has seen significant growth over the last 3 years. The industry covers a broad range of companies, software, and tools that allow marketers to automate the process of inbound and outbound marketing to increase the efficiency of generating and converting leads. Being the sector analyst of marketing automation, I have examined the industry in depth to cover the established giants and the up-and-coming stars. The Marketing Automation scan is divided into the following categories:
In the past year I’ve been hearing quite a bit about “Beacon” such as — Shopkick piloting its shopBeacon for in-store marketing, PayPal using their own beacon for hands-free check-ins and payments, and Qualcomm pushing its Gimbal SDK for developers.
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