|[April 24, 2014]
Salesforce ExactTarget Marketing Cloud Selected to Deliver LinkedIn Sponsored Updates Through Partner Program
INDIANAPOLIS --(Business Wire)--
The ExactTarget Marketing Cloud from salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM)
announced today the expansion of its Social.com advertising application,
providing brands and agencies an innovative and scalable way to manage
advertising on LinkedIn (News - Alert).
The new capabilities enable marketers to efficiently manage multiple
campaigns, target premium audiences at scale with LinkedIn's unique
demographic data, schedule Sponsored Updates and track and optimize
advertising campaign performance using rich reporting dashboards. With
LinkedIn Sponsored Updates, marketers can raise awareness, generate
quality leads, and build relationships with the professionals in the
LinkedIn feed, driving sharing and reaching the largest professional
network in the world with more than 300 million users.
The news expands on ExactTarget Marketing Cloud's existing ability to
drive highly relevant and targeted advertising campaigns, based on CRM
and digital marketing data from customer engagement across email,
mobile, social and the Web.
Comments on the news:
"Companies have to come up with their future, not just campaigns,"
said Sameer Kazi, EVP & GM, Social.com "We welcome LinkedIn
advertising into Social.com to give brands and agencies around the
globe new ways to manage, track and optimize advertising campaigns on
the largest professional network in the world."
Drive Higher Return on Advertising Spend
With digital marketing data from the ExactTarget Marketing Cloud, CRM
data from salesforce.com and
LinkedIn's Sponsored Updates targeting capabilities, advertsers can
improve the performance of their LinkedIn Advertising Campaigns. The
addition of LinkedIn Sponsored updates builds upon Social.com's
innovation with Facebook and Twitter (News - Alert) advertisers, delivering two
trillion ad impressions.
Read more about this announcement on marketing.linkedin.com
and the ExactTarget Marketing Cloud blog
Watch the Salesforce ExactTarget Marketing Cloud demo
Watch the Social.com demo
Follow the Salesforce ExactTarget Marketing Cloud on LinkedIn
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About ExactTarget Marketing Cloud
The ExactTarget Marketing Cloud from salesforce.com (NYSE:
CRM) is the leading 1:1 digital marketing platform, connecting companies
with customers in entirely new ways. Learn more at www.ExactTarget.com.
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property of salesforce.com.
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