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Eloqua Contact Routing Made Easy

Summary One particularly painful challenge that Eloqua users often face is contact routing between programs.  Eloqua is extremely flexible and built to manage routing effectively.  However, new users often don’t understand the full depth of flexibility causing this piece of the puzzle to be overlooked early in a deployment.  Unknown to Eloqua Admins the problem…

Why Marketing Automation Can Fail and How to Ensure it Doesn’t

Summary This article examines some common causes of failed marketing automation implementations and presents solutions to help mitigate these risks. The Problem Over the past few years I’ve read many articles about the high rate of marketing automation failure.  I’ve also witnessed some failures first hand.  Failure can come in the form of low ROI…

Marketing Automation: Privilege and Process

This post highlights my experience with the start of the marketing automation market, my view on one cause of marketing automation failure, and my advice on how to avoid this pitfall.  Specifically, I’ve witnessed a lot of organizations build a marketing automation system before they have a business process to automate.  Below is my take…

Toronto Eloqua Success Tour Wrap-up

[image_video type=”image” title=”Communitech P2P 1″ style=”curved_shadow” image_url=”http://www.revenue-engineer.com/images/blog/Eloqua_Success_Tour_1.JPG”] All About Revenue Success Tour Thursday was a great day. In addition to perfect weather, Eloqua was hosting their 4th Toronto All About Revenue Success Tour. Located on the 18th floor rooftop of the Park Hyatt in downtown, thirty marketers from south-western Ontario gathered to compare notes on…

Communitech Strategic Marketing P2P

Building a Revenue Engine – Revenue Engineer [image_video type=”image” title=”Communitech P2P 1″ style=”curved_shadow” image_url=”http://www.revenue-engineer.com/images/blog/CommunitechP2P1.JPG”] [image_video type=”image” title=”Communitech P2P 1″ style=”curved_shadow” image_url=”http://www.revenue-engineer.com/images/blog/CommunitechP2P2.JPG”] [image_video type=”image” title=”Communitech P2P 1″ style=”curved_shadow” image_url=”http://www.revenue-engineer.com/images/blog/CommunitechP2P3.JPG”]   This morning I had the pleasure of speaking to a group of technology marketers in Kitchener/Waterloo.  This Strategic Marketing Peer2Peer session was put on by Communitech…

Focus

The Secret to a Successful Marketing Automation Implementation: Focus

I recently read a great planning document that clearly outlined 32 steps to successfully rolling out a marketing automation system.  It spread tasks such as ‘document customer profiles’, ‘integrate with CRM’, and ‘build lead scoring’ over a one year period which creates a great road-map to a complete marketing platform.  It seemed pretty simple.  This…