Personalize your Pardot emails for better open rates

Pardot Consultant Tip: Personalize the First Name in your Pardot Emails

Want to get better open rates on your emails? Personalize them - Use your prospect's name. People love the sound of their own name! (Anyone who has read the classic 'How to Win Friends and Influence People' will agree.) This has science to back it up: Marketing Sherpa did a study, and personalized…


Prospect Opted Out Field and Sync Behavior

Prospect Opted Out Field and Sync Behavior for Pardot and Salesforce

It's finally here: Prospect Opt Out Sync between Pardot and Salesforce A new Salesforce connector setting is now available that will allow an opted in status to overwrite an opted out status during a prospect sync. This takes less than a minute to turn on and will save you countless hours of…


Pardot email with sending error

Sending Email with a safety net

In the Pardot community, we see the same questions over and over. This one about sending email with Pardot has come up a couple of times lately. "I'm sending an email to people who are Leads or Contacts in Salesforce. I set up my email to come from the Assigned User. Why does Pardot show me this…


Pardot Dreamforce Sessions

Five Pardot Dreamforce Sessions We’re Most Excited About

In case you missed it, Dreamforce Agenda Builder recently went live and the Pardot sessions are filling up Quickly!  We highly recommend you login to Dreamforce agenda builder and reserve your seats. With over 100,000+ attendees I’m guessing seating may be somewhat limited. In order to make things…


Pardot Scoring Category

A Pardot Consultant's Guide to Scoring Categories

Pardot Scoring Categories may be the most overlooked feature in the marketing automation platform. But it is one of my favorite features - I almost always set it up for my clients, because it is key to successfully marketing multiple products to your prospects. You need Scoring Categories - and you…


A Pardot Consultants Guide to the Last 5 steps in a Successful Implementation

A Pardot Consultants Guide to The Last 5 Steps in a Successful Pardot Implementation

This is the third in a four-part series about how to have a successful Pardot implementation. If you missed the first two posts you should read the 3 Things to do Before a Starting a Pardot Implementation and the First 4 Steps in a Successful Pardot Implementation. By now you have, hopefully,…


Create Customized Messages with Pardot Dynamic Content

Dynamic Content: The hero you didn't know you needed

Have you ever wanted the ability to send one email, but send a customized message to different audiences? You can do this easily with Dynamic Content in Pardot. Personalize your messages with Dynamic Content Available on the middle and top pricing tiers, this is one feature that makes all the…


Planning the First 4 Steps to a Pardot Implementation

A Pardot Consultants Guide to The First 4 Steps in a Successful Pardot Implementation

This is the second in a four part series about how to have a successful Pardot implementation. If you missed the first post you should read the 3 Things to do Before a Starting a Pardot Implementation. Pardot's training hub will guide you through the steps to a Pardot implementation. But, it can…


3 things to do before a Pardot Implementation

A Pardot Consultants Advice on 3 Things to Do Before a Successful Pardot Implementation

As a Salesforce Certified Pardot Consultant that has done over 30 Pardot implementations over the past 6 years I have amassed a list of website bookmarks to pdf's, videos and blogs to remind myself and provide my clients with resources and advice on what to do, and what not to do, to have a…


When does Pardot sync with Salesforce

A Pardot consultant answers: Understanding how Pardot and Salesforce sync

When does Pardot sync with Salesforce? This is a common question we see in the Pardot community. And it can get kind of complicated - making a new field doesn't automatically make things sync… so what does make Pardot sync with Salesforce? Pardot tracks a few different things to tell it when to…