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LeadForce1 Integrates Marketing Automation Solution with NetSuite’s Cloud Computing Platform

Can you identify who visited your website by name, email, title, and company?

Excitement is running high at the annual SuiteCloud conference sponsored by NetSuite taking place this week in San Francisco. I am excited to be here because LeadForce1 has successfully integrated with NetSuite’s cloud computing platform.  And LeadForce1 is a featured application at the event and on NetSuite’s SuiteApp.com portal.  Lots of buzz here about cloud-based CRM and marketing automation…not that they are new concepts…but that they are achieving mainstream adoption.  There are several reasons why…Let us begin with ease of use.  No shrink-wrapped software to buy, no dedicated server necessary to load it on, no specialized in-house IT support required, easy access for all users.  That immediately translates into cost savings, as well as a faster time to deploy the solution.

Then there is the elephant in the room that no one wanted to talk about: Marketing department ROI.  But the latest downturn has made quantifying marketing ROI a basic requirement in more and more businesses.  That’s not necessarily a bad thing if you are doing your job well as a VP or director of marketing.  But you still need the tools to be able to prove your ROI.  You will need to do more than just show monthly Google web analytics reports…and that’s where the right marketing automation solution can bridge the gap between web analytics and CRM, and provide marketing teams with information necessary to refine campaigns and achieve greater (and measureable) success.

Take the test…Ask yourself these questions:  From online web visitor information alone, and without even sending an email or lifting a phone…

  • Can you identify who visited your website by name, email, title, and company?
  • Do you know which pages the visitor browsed while online, and for how long at each page?
  • Can you identify if other visitors from the same company browsed your site, along with their detailed contact information and browsing history?
  • Can you determine which phase the prospect is in the overall buying process?

If you could gather all of this in-depth online visitor intelligence as part of your lead-gen process, in real-time, just think how much more effectively you could qualify leads, profile prospects, generate targeted messages and offers, and accelerate the sales cycle.  NetSuite users are excited because that’s exactly what integration with LeadForce1 delivers to them now.  But you don’t have to be a NetSuite user to benefit from LeadForce1 advanced business intelligence, as it is designed to be fully functional with or without specific CRM integration.

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Merlin has over a decade of combined experience in the field of print and television Media, PR and Corporate communications. This includes her 3 year stint as an entrepreneur running a successful public relations and event management consultancy. Merlin has an inquisitive and innovative approach to strategy, which helps in giving her a deeper insight into the different aspects of marketing. At LeadFormix, she is part of the core strategic team and also handles public relations, social media and backlink building activities for the company and its clients. As an individual she believes that hands-on experience is the best way to learn. Prior to LeadFormix, she has worked in various capacities with companies like Weber Shandwick, TV Today Network, ANI Reuters Television and Asian Age. @Merlron