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3 Eloqua Insight User Tips Learned the Hard Way

Over the next couple of weeks, we’ll be sharing insights directly from several of our on-staff experts on various marketing topics. We hope you enjoy! Oracle Eloqua Insight, powered by Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (Oracle BI EE), is a powerful tool to analyze your data across Eloqua. It contains several out-of-the-box reports which coverRead more

7 Common Marketing Automation Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Marketing automation is neither a magical solution to every company’s marketing challenges nor a failed system that produces no results. A professional marketing automation system is only as good as its designers and users. If your company uses marketing automation for promotional campaigns, chances are you’ve run into problems before. Certainly, no system is perfect.Read more

The 7 Must-Have Partner Apps for Oracle Eloqua

Oracle Eloqua users should be quite familiar with the wide variety of built-in functions this marketing software offers. But it’s possible to expand both the value and functionality of Eloqua to improve your marketing strategy even further. What’s the best way to do this? For many Eloqua users, the answer is to use specialized EloquaRead more

Email Unsubscribe Requests: Why They Happen & How to Reduce Them

You’ve just spent days crafting the perfect marketing email. You’re proud of the content, the design, the personalization, and everything else in this message. You schedule it to send at the correct time and sit back to wait for the results. But instead of a spike in sales, you see exactly what you didn’t wantRead more

10 Steps to Successful Marketing Automation Platform Migration

As a company grows, so should its approach to marketing. A small company might start with a tiny marketing department that does everything manually. With time, the company will grow larger and use marketing software to keep things simple and quick. But what happens when that marketing automation platform no longer meets the company’s needs?Read more

Personalize Emails with Eloqua Custom Objects

Email marketing is a tried-and-true strategy of the modern business world. But there’s more to it than just sending a generic email to someone’s inbox. Taking the time to personalize emails and offer the recipient something they actually want, instead of a general message, goes a long way. Customers appreciate a touch of familiarity. AndRead more

Improving Eloqua Cloud App Reliability Through Error Routing

Anyone who has ever used Eloqua knows what a powerful tool it is. Combined with the custom cloud apps developed by 4Thought Marketing, the system improves even more. And while the vast majority of the time, systems run smoothly and without errors, nothing is truly perfect and error-free. Problems can occur with any system, theRead more

Date Calculations with Eloqua Custom Objects

The CO Date Calculator Cloud App from 4Thought Marketing lets you perform date calculations within custom object programs. Users can add or subtract days, weeks, months, or even years from any date value and store the results in a CO record. For example, maybe you want to pre-schedule a campaign after a specified number ofRead more

Eloqua Training Unlocks Marketing Automation Potential for Law Firm MWE

Oracle Eloqua’s extensive marketing automation capabilities allow companies to construct, manage, and measure the results of a marketing campaign. In the hands of an expert, Eloqua is a powerful tool. However, its capabilities are extensive and require advanced training for even the savviest of marketers to get the most out of the tool. International lawRead more

Shared Email Addresses and Eloqua – Top 5 Considerations to Get it Right 5

Shared Email Addresses and Eloqua – Top 5 Considerations to Get it Right

Most Eloqua users probably are aware that each Contact record in Eloqua has a unique email address.  Oracle Eloqua doesn’t allow different individuals to share a common email address or receive their own unique email – at least not with ‘out of the box’ functionality.