Here is a typical scenario:
Marketing is sending email campaigns and some emails are bouncing back. Marketing would like to give visibility to sales on which of their leads bounced.
Why should sales care about invalid email addresses?
Most of the time, email addresses are bouncing because the person left the company. So knowing that suddenly one of your lead has left the company is a good opportunity to reengage with this account. Sales could call to find out who replace the person that left and and create a new lead.
On the other hand, for you clients, if suddenly your internal champion leaves the company, you want to make sure you reach out to the account to help them continue to use your product. The last thing you want is to loose an account because someone left the company and you were not aware…
Now you can do it easily using Marketo and Salesforce.com!
Watch this 4 minutes tutorial video to learn how to setup properly both Marketo and Salesforce.com.
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For the vast majority of its users, email is a fairly new technology. But email was invented about 40 years ago, which is kind of old for a new technology. Think about it, email was actually invented way before the Internet itself was!
Is it possible to rethink the concept of communicating together in today’s landscape of communication channel such as: Instant messages, SMS, Blogs, Facebook, Twitter and much more ???
YES, and the answer is: Google Wave !
I’m simply amazed by this new way of seeing communication and collaboration. The overall concept is quit simple. The email is a piece of information that circulates to one or multiple recipients as opposed to a Wave which is a unique object where users participate in a conversation.
Few months ago a friend of mine introduced me to Ubiquity from Mozilla Lab. I loved the idea of doing more with the browser. Now I believe that our friends at Google are taking it a couple step further.
Some additonnal ressources can be found on TechCrunch:
Can’t wait to actually use it.