MarketOne announces release of Mobile Messaging Connector for Eloqua
MarketOne today reveals the MarketOne Mobile Messaging Connector for Eloqua, enabling clients to quickly and easily incorporate mobile messaging into their automated customer engagement programs.
Available immediately, the connector enables users of the Eloqua marketing automation platform to add fully-personalized SMS or MMS messages to any automated program or campaign canvas. Auto-responses can be configured based on keywords, campaigns or phone numbers. Both outbound and inbound messages can be tracked, reported on, and used for further segmentation.
In the B2B space, the first use case that comes to mind is messaging before, during and after events. For example, sending a final SMS reminder to webinar registrants, or a message providing details of a VIP seminar during a customer conference. However the potential for using mobile messaging is limitless. Other use cases include:
- Prompts to activate a software trial download
- Confirmations and updates on online order status
- Dual factor authentication for product log-ins
- Appointment reminders for sales meetings
- Sales alerts when key prospects submit a form
Warren Everitt, VP APAC, comments: “Email is going to be around for some time to come, but buyers now expect to have connected conversations with vendors across multiple channels, platforms and devices. Companies that limit themselves to only one or two channels are missing a trick – and likely losing business as a result.”
HBF Health is already using the MarketOne Messaging Connector to welcome and communicate with their customers – many of whom haven’t historically provided an email address. By using mobile messaging, HBF aims to provide customers with up-to-the-minute information and give them the option to manage their relationship with HBF online: reducing the need for paper-based communications.
Allan Byrne, Head of Member Marketing, had this to say: “One of the reasons HBF has industry-leading retention rates is because we put our customers’ needs first. Whatever their preferred means of communicating, we’ll make sure that’s how we reach them. MarketOne’s connector has allowed us to add mobile messaging to the mix in a simple, secure way.”
Unlike some other connectors, the MarketOne Mobile Messaging Connector can integrate with most mobile messaging gateways already in use. This means there is no requirement to negotiate new contracts, or to work with a provider that potentially doesn’t fully support local messaging needs.
Pricing starts at US $1,000/month. Messaging costs can be bundled if clients do not have an established relationship with a messaging provider.
For further information or a live demo of the MarketOne Mobile Messaging Connector, chat with us right now, or make an inquiry.