We brought in our retail industry experts to help us get a better understanding of what to expect this holiday season. Here’s a sneak peak, we expect +15% growth in global online volume leading to $768 billion dollars in sales...pause for jaw drop...Tune in to hear guests Rob Garf, VP of Industry Solutions, and Caila Schwartz, Business Intelligence Manager, share how marketers can keep up with the latest trends. For more holiday insights check out our holiday hub at https://sforce.co/holidayhub
On November 19-22nd we’ll be taking over San Francisco to bring you the largest software conference on the planet, Dreamforce. To help us out, we brought on 9 time Dreamforce attendee Rob Begg to share his tips and tricks for Dreamforce this year. For more information head to Dreamforce.com and if you’ll be joining us from your cozy desk at home, you can tune in at Salesforce.com/live for keynotes, recorded sessions and more!
Today's episode features Corinna Cohen, Salesforce Marketing Cloud Platform Developer at Caleres and well known name in the Women of Email community. Her background is in engineering and has been in roles deploying emails and consulting with brands like Xbox Live, Expedia, Nike, and SkyMall. If anyone knows email best, it’s Corinna.
Caleres is fashion portfolio of shoe brands. Many of them that you'd be familiar with are Sam Edelman, Famous Footwear, Dr. Scholl's, and one of her favorites is Naturalizer. And fun fact Naturalizer was the very first women's shoe ever created.
I had the pleasure of meeting Corinna at Connections back in June, and wanted to share with you our conversation around how Caleres is inspiring people to feel great feet first.
Two-Time CMO, Jenny Williams, shares her experience and learnings as a marketing leader. She unpacks what it takes to lead teams and the challenges marketers face today.
We’ve pulled together experts across email, mobile, advertising and social to give you the best tips and tricks gearing up for holiday this season. For more helpful best practices, take a look at the Holiday Headquarters: salesforce.com/holidayheadquarters.
We also mention some ROI metrics from Rack Room Shoes and their digital transformation. You can find the full ROI report here: http://sforce.co/2mx1Kmq
In this episode we learn the secret ingredients to running a successful marketing campaign for a consumer goods brand. At Connections we spent time with Global Program Manager Kim Gandhi and Rafael Hernandez Application Designer from Cargill. Cargill is one of the world’s top producers and distributor of agricultural products and has been a family owned business for over 150-yrs. Hear how the organization has been able to grow and scale their farm to table experiences.
Are you a small business looking to lead a more effective marketing strategy? You’re in luck, we have a small business expert on the show today, Ebony Vaz, Founder of Above Promotions, a digital marketing, publicity, and promotions company. She shares some practical advice, specifically for lean teams (and lean budgets). Learn more at www.abovepromotions.com.
Have you ever wondered how a lean marketing team could deliver 1.5B emails? Us too! That’s why we have Drew Price, Head of Lifecylce Marketing at Grammarly, on the show today to share best practices on how he built his small but mighty team capable of delivering personalized messages at incredibly high scale. Speaking of scale, if you liked this episode, Drew has more great advice you can check out at 10billionemails.com.
In this episode we spent time with Salesforce MVPs at Connections. They shared their stories of how they became MVPs and their takeaways from Connections.
What you need to know about Day 2 of Salesforce Connections - Tuesday June 18th. Learn more at salesforce.com/connections
What you need to know about Day 1 of Salesforce Connections - Monday June 17th. Learn more at salesforce.com/connections
Connections is Salesforce’s digital marketing, commerce and customer service event of the year. Marketers from all over the world will be joining us June 17-19 in Chicago to blaze their trail to better, smarter customer engagement. Whether you are planning to attend or not, this episode will share tips and tricks on how to get the most out of this event.
The celebrity host for this episode is Salesforce MVP Shonnah Hughes, co-founder Pep-Up Tech & Product Evangelist with Getfeedback. Guests include Salesforce MVP Chris Zullo, VP of Solutions and Practice Lead, Digital Marketing at RelationEdge and Alyson McEleney, Sr. Director of Strategic Events at Salesforce.
You can register and learn more about Connections 2019 at www.salesforce.com/connections/.
In this episode we talk about inclusive marketing, it’s importance and the six principles we can follow to create content that truly reflects diverse communities that our companies serve. On this episode we have guest Ali Siegel, Senior Manager, of Equality Content, Narrative, and Marketing at Salesforce who shares how it is our responsibility as marketers to relay our brands’ messaging in a way that resonates with people from all backgrounds, regardless of race, ethnicity, age, or ability.
RFM Segmentation is designed for marketers to monetize their database and increase ROI. Caren Carrasco, Senior Partner of Benjamin David Group joins us to share her perspective on this framework and how marketers can take advantage of it. You can learn more about this framework here: https://www.benjamin-david.com/rfm-ebook/
In this episode we discuss the #1 question organizations ask themselves over and over again, “How can we build a stronger partnership between sales and marketing...” to drive pipeline, increase sales and ultimately drive growth across the whole organization. We spend time with long time sales veteran Ed McDonnell as he shares his experience working across sales and marketing, what makes up the DNA of a great salesperson and leadership tips when becoming a first time manager.
You've probably heard of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People course or read the book but what does it mean for marketers? In this episode we are joined by, Rebecca Fleetwood Hession, former professional coach and trainer at FranklinCovey, teaching how to be most effective in our daily lives and at work. She now is an entrepreneur, starting Fleetwood Hession Consulting as well as the Badass Women's Council. Tune in to hear key tactics that you can start using today to be a more effective individual and marketer. You can learn more here: https://www.fleetwoodhession.com/badass-womens-council/
The role of a Customer Experience (CX) Lead is quickly growing to be one of the most important roles in an organization as they transform their business. This week, we talk with Rich Wilson, Global CX Lead at Kimberly-Clark Professional. He shares his 20 years experience watching the role CX evolve to what it is today.
In light of International Women's Day happening in March, we wanted to celebrate two women who are leading the way when it comes to women in tech. Today's guests include Tiffani Bova, a top influencer in Customer Experience, Digital Transformation, the Future of Work, and Sales, a Top 100 Women in Tech, and one of the most Powerful and Influential Women in California according to the National Diversity Council and is a Wall Street Best selling author for her book ,Growth IQ. We also talk with Eileen O’mara who leads the Salesforce EMEA Marketing team, is the Executive Sponsor of the EMEA Women in Salesforce Network, an active campaigner of Women in Technology and leading advocate for children in education.
Salesforce CMO, Stephanie Buscemi, joins us this week to help us uncover 4 key takeaways from the Fifth Annual State of Marketing Report. She shares her thoughts on what marketers should be thinking about in 2019. According to Stephanie, "to be a really world class marketer, you have to get out of the four walls of your building." To get the full report head to salesforce.com/stateofmarketing.
The CEO and founder of Torchlite, Susan Marshall, joins us today to share her perspective on how freelancers are blazing trails when it comes to helping marketers innovate faster and meet the growing expectations consumers have. She also shares her experience starting a business from the ground up - spoiler alert, it's a rollercoaster. You can learn more about Torchlite at torchlite.com.
In this episode, we look at how you can unlock your best marketing voice to make sure your message resonates with any audience. Our guest on this episode is Simon de Cintra, who is a speaking coach and author of the book, Unlock Your Business Voice. Tune in and find out what qualities the best marketing leaders have in common, and how you can start putting in the work to develop your own marketing voice with the help of a simple acronym: VOICE.
Mobile surpassed desktop in traffic over the course of the entire holiday season for the first time ever. Industry experts Rob Garf, VP Industry Strategy and Insights, and Caila Schwartz, Senior Business Intelligence Analyst, join us to share their thoughts on this and so much more from the latest trends discovered over the holidays...and how you can put these into practice in 2019. You can find the latest holiday reporting at sforce.co/holidayhub.
Douglas Burdett, host of the Marketing Book podcast joins us on today's episode. Keeping pace with the ever-changing marketing landscape can be tough, hence why we brought in Douglas to share great reads to power you through the next stages of your career. You can find the full list of his author interviews here: https://sforce.co/2BHGDVq
In this episode we discuss how to be a great global marketer. I sat down with Michael Peachey, VP for Asia Pacific Marketing at Salesforce and we discussed the importance of maintaining marketing and brand consistency across multiple markets and the importance of scaling by seeding and growing great ideas.