London, UK (PRWEB UK) 12 March 2014
Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS), a leading provider of cloud-based marketing and public relations software, today announced its Spring ’14 Vocus Marketing Suite updates including an integrated marketing automation solution to attract and engage prospects, nurture and convert customers, and measure and improve campaign effectiveness. Already a leader in multichannel marketing with industry leading tools, this evolution of the Marketing Suite adds three critical components, including automated workflows, lead scoring and Salesforce.com integration.
Since many industry solutions are focused on catering to the largest enterprise customers, the updated Marketing Suite was created to provide mid-sized growing companies with suitable automation options as opposed to the complex, scaled-down versions of large enterprise automation solutions prevalent in the market.
“Growing enterprises need real automation solutions to simplify the core activities that attract quality leads and drive revenue across their multi-channel marketing efforts,” said Vocus Chief Marketing Officer You Mon Tsang. “We’ve seen that the vast majority of mid-sized businesses did not have the resources or personnel to optimize the automation software available in the market. The existing solutions often required adding a dedicated employee or deep technical understanding to successfully implement. Unfortunately, this is not a reality for many businesses. Vocus’ goal with the Spring ’14 update of the Marketing Suite is to bridge this gap by offering an approachable, but comprehensive solution to help bring automation to the masses.”
The updates included in the Spring ’14 release provide marketers with three core automation benefits:
As with everything, workflows in the Vocus Marketing Suite are designed to be simple to set up and easy to use. The Suite’s workflows enable users to customise every contact’s experience based on how they are engaging with the business. This automates the repetitive and redundant tasks that marketers face every day, saving time and increasing productivity with accuracy. Vocus Marketing Suite was designed with a simple Yes/No logic flow, which makes setting up workflows, even to the inexperienced marketing automation user, painless.
Lead Scoring in Vocus Marketing Suite is also one of the most approachable designs in the industry, allowing a user to set and customise their lead scores by adding intuitive rules. Lead scores can be as simple or complex as a user needs, allowing qualification by one or many rules.
This bi-directional sync of contacts and leads between the Vocus Marketing Suite and Salesforce.com lets users maintain the most up-to-date record of a contact seamlessly between the two systems. It also includes custom filters to control which contacts sync.
To learn more about the Vocus Marketing Suite Spring ’14 release, please visit http://www.vocus.co.uk/software.
Vocus (NASDAQ: VOCS) provides leading cloud-based marketing and public relations software that enables companies to acquire and retain customers. The company offers products and services to help clients attract and engage prospects, capture and keep customers, and measure and improve marketing effectiveness. More than 16,000 annual subscription customers across a wide variety of industries use Vocus software. The company is headquartered in Beltsville, MD with offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit http://www.vocus.co.uk or call +44(0) 20 3426 4001.
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