The Reference is a Marketo Digital Services Partner and uses this tool to help businesses develop long-term relationships with their clients, from acquisition to advocacy. This tool is definitely setting the innovation agenda for marketing technology. For the last 5 years, Gartner named Marketo a Leader in its CRM Lead Magic Quadrant, confirming the value of the engagement marketing solution.

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Online users interact with marketing automation platforms every day. Maketo is a proven tool for companies looking to increase operational efficiency and engage more fluently with their prospects. In its most basic form, it involves creating rules to automate communications, such as email, and handle online form submissions. In more complex applications, it allows companies to improve the effectiveness of their entire lead- and demand generation campaigns.

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With this partnership, The Reference can leverage Marketo for customers, boosting their overall marketing activity, while adding valuable strategic insights and support. By applying their extensive knowledge of online marketing, combined with expertise in all facets of the Marketo platform and results-oriented CRM solutions, the agency is able to bring marketing campaigns to the next level.

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Marketo joins Adobe in its battle for the Marketer

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As a Marketo Silver Partner, we’re not only following up on what happens with one of our favorite tools, but also on the what’s happening in the world around it. Within the offering of The Reference and the Emakina Group, we are proud to cover Marketo, Selligent, Pardot, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Adobe Campaigner, Silverpop and many others. This gives us a unique view on the capabilities and services of most solutions available in the market. We are a huge fan of Marketo and see the changes in its ownership as a big plus for their future. 
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Own the Customer with Sitecore

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Are you a customer expert? As a marketing professional the answer should be a resounding yes. Yet, many marketers, particularly in B2B struggle to show proper value. A Nielsen study shows that only 26% of CMOs feel very confident they have the right technology and resources. It is no surprise that being a customer expert is difficult. Read on to learn how to tackle the challenges on the road to owning the customer.
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3 cheers for Selligent Marketing Cloud

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Selligent has gathered its European partners in Amsterdam last week for some exciting news about some serious changes it is going through as we speak. A lot of great additions to the team, a flashy new branding and, most important of all, a complete makeover of the software itself. As a long-lasting partner, The Reference witnessed the changes first-hand over the last 6 months and we can tell you it has been and will be a thrilling ride. The leap they are taking on all different fronts still has to show the necessary results of course, but there are some brave steps that might very well bring in the gold.    

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