Sales and Marketing

A customer journey is a time-ordered list of interactions a customer has during the sales process. Understanding the journey helps create a seamless customer experience by identifying and fixing pain points. This blog looks at how the features of Sitecore, Salesforce, and Salesforce Marketing Cloud can be used to accumulate information and create an end-to-end customer journey. ...

Personalize, personalise, smersonalize! Customers often ask what they should personalize on - I've just had an email with this very question. I reply that it depends on your objectives and launch into a bedazzling diatribe that intends to simplify but usually confounds. One personalization criterion that is usually overlooked is an obvious one - the field values on a web form. ...

Web analytics is the tracking data collected when a visitor navigates a website. The analytics includes information like the visitor's location, how they found the site, which pages are popular, session duration, pages per session, bounce rate, device type, and so on. This blog looks at three types of analytics and how they differ. Traffic Analytics A common reason to collect ...

Categorizing like-minded people into groups then delivering targeted content to each group is called personalization. The first task is to create collections of like-minded individuals and this is the focus of this blog!  Acquiring Data Before we can categorize an individual, we need to know more about them but how do we collect this data? Consider trying to identify if a web ...

Marketing to a segment size of one is called individualization i.e. real one-to-one personalization. In practical terms, it can show unique content to every website visitor, and a different message in every email sent in a campaign. Individualization is more effective than personalization because it is powered by more data (and that data is more up-to-date). So who are these i ...

When you integrate the best CRM with the best CMS many powerful sales and marketing opportunities arise! The biggest gains are in controlling personalization where each website visitor is delivered exclusive content to improve engagement, build loyalty, and increase sales. It's important to pitch targeted marketing messages to prospects as they move through the sales funnel. T ...

Knowing who is on your website and what they are doing is powerful intelligence particularly if the visitor is already in your sales funnel. The number of visits, products/pages viewed, goals hit, and the plethora of other behavior Sitecore gathers is solid gold to the sales and marketing teams. They use it to prepare for sales calls, personalize communications, identify rene ...

At FuseIT our Salesforce teams create new and improve existing systems. This work includes software design, development, testing, deployment, training, and a host of other services. Partners like FuseIT help Salesforce clients: Collect more high-quality leads Increase customer intelligence Predict what customers want Automate marketing and business processes Build apps ...

To deliver an amazing website experience you need to understand each visitor and what they want to see. You then engage them with targeted content so they stay longer, remember your brand, and are more likely to buy your product or service. The first step to website personalization is collecting or accessing information about each visitor. This is then used to make decisions a ...

Website analytics has two distinct flavors, behavior data aggregated across all visitors versus the behavior of an individual on the website. Marketing is more interested in the former because it reveals how the website is working e.g. site visits, popular landing pages, referral sources. Sales need the latter to understand the desires, nuances, capabilities, and budget of each ...