7 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Marketing Automation Campaigns

You made the move to marketing automation. But now, the problem is having effective campaigns to get the results you are looking for. Here are seven ways to get the most out of your marketing automation campaigns:

Nurture your Leads

Sending out the right content to the right people at the right time is the key to any successful campaign. By effectively nurturing your leads, staying on top of where they are in the sales process, and delivering the content they want at the right time, you will get the results you are looking for.

Incorporate Social Media

gears_marketingIn this day and age, social media has become an integral part in almost every marketing campaign. If you want to get the most out of your marketing automation campaign, communicating past the emails and landing pages and incorporating posts on social media is key. Whether it be on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, or any other social media platform, engaging on social along your campaign process will help you reach your end goal.

Short and Sweet

Today, so much is broken down into 140-character tweets, 10-second snapchats or 6-second Vines. When communicating with your customers, keeping things short, sweet, and to the point can help keep them engaged and allow them to fully understand your message.

Timely Evaluations

Taking a step back and evaluating your campaigns every so often helps to make sure your messages are staying on point and your customers are listening. Assessing your campaigns allows you to make changes to areas that are lacking and improve future campaigns to get even better results next time.

Tailor your Content

Part of evaluating your campaigns is figuring out what types of content your customers are looking for. To get the most out of your automated campaigns you need to be sending the right content to the right people. Tailoring your content based off those evaluations and understanding what your customers are looking for will take your automated campaign to the next level.

Build your Contacts

Some marketers fall to the temptation of buying large contact lists. Don’t make that mistake; instead, build genuine contact lists organically. If you really want to get the most out of your marketing automation campaigns, building your contacts through inbound and outbound marketing tactics will help increase your reach and brand awareness.

Combining Efforts with Your Sales Team

Lastly, a major aspect of marketing automation is the connection between marketing and sales. When nurturing those leads and communicating with your customers, it is important to be on the same page with your sales team. If both marketing and sales know which customers are receiving which messages, they can more effectively be pushed through the sales funnel. Your final sales results will help show which marketing efforts are working and which ones are not.

So, when creating your next campaign, keep these tips in mind to make sure you’re getting the most of your marketing automation efforts.

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