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Are You Overlooking Eloqua’s Page Tagging Abilities?

We frequently work with customers to improve their marketing strategy and online presence. A significant part of this involves guiding marketers to explore Eloqua’s “hidden” features that they may not be leveraged to their full capabilities, or might not even be aware of. You likely have a customer segmentation system based on past purchases orRead more

Lead Generation vs. Demand Generation: Know the Difference

Lead generation and demand generation may sound like two terms for the same activity. In practice, they can be similar. However, the differences are critical for any marketer to understand. Let’s compare lead generation vs. demand generation and see how they differ, and what that looks like practically. What is Demand Generation? Marketers must considerRead more

Account-Based Marketing: The Future of Marketing?

When most people think of marketing, what they’re really thinking of is conventional marketing: an approach that begins by generating as much attention as possible and narrowing down to potential leads based on that. This approach is the most common today. And it certainly works to a degree. But in more recent years, a differentRead more

Best-in-Class Marketing Automation with Oracle Eloqua

Oracle Eloqua is a market-leading marketing automation platform that helps companies generate leads that convert. Named a leader in the 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Marketing Automation Platforms, it enables your team to craft and send personalized emails, integrate seamlessly with other systems, track customer activity, and plan future campaigns—all within a robust but easy-to-understandRead more

Cybernews Interview with 4Thought Marketing CEO Mark LeVell

Keeping up with all in-house goals and tasks as well as failures and vulnerabilities has never been an easy task. But with some professional help, they can usually be effortlessly maintained. Whether it’s maintaining a cohesive marketing strategy or dealing with employee turnover, all of that can be automated. This move eliminates repetitive tasks andRead more

Segmentation for Marketing is Still Relevant: Here’s Why

It goes without saying that different people have different interests. But marketers who want to get as much promotional material out as possible, as quickly as possible, might not give this fact the consideration it deserves. Prioritizing audience segmentation for marketing is the foundation of a successful campaign. Why is Segmentation for Marketing Such aRead more

Manipulating Data in Oracle Eloqua Custom Objects

Marketers know that Oracle Eloqua Custom Objects (COs) can do quite a bit when used correctly. As an Oracle Partner company, we get a lot of questions about what you can do with the data stored in COs. And we have good news! Eloqua’s Program Canvas, introduced in 2016, gives you plenty more options thanRead more

Go Beyond Email Marketing with Oracle Eloqua

Email marketing: all marketers use it. Eloqua’s functionality is built around it. But if you’re only leveraging Eloqua’s email system, you’re missing out. You can get even more from your Oracle Eloqua instance when you include all your marketing channels – and when you take the time to properly integrate, automate, and measure them. Let’sRead more

6 Common Sales & Marketing Alignment Mistakes in 2022

Sales and marketing need to work together, yet they often struggle to play well together. In this blog post, we discuss six common sales and marketing alignment mistakes and potential solutions.

Leading Financial Services Company Taps 4Thought Marketing for Platform Migration

When a leading financial services company needed help getting their marketing automation platform migration project back on track, they turned to the team at 4Thought Marketing. In early 2021, their VP of Marketing initiated a thorough review of their current MarTech stack. The decision was made to modernize all of their marketing systems, including theirRead more