Getting Noticed: Using Social Cards with Pardot Landing Pages

Increase Your Click Through Rate by 250% with Social Cards Yes, you read that right. Facebook reported that Social Cards make social posts so much more enticing, that once Tumblr enabled them on their cross posts, click throughs increased by a staggering 250%. So what are Social Cards? You probably…


Pardot Campaign Usage Table

Pardot Campaign Alignment Gotchas

In our effort to match up all our Pardot Campaigns to Salesforce Campaigns, we found some bumps along the way. Everything we found can eventually be fixed, so don’t worry! Campaign Alignment Gotcha #1 When you first got your Pardot account, it shipped with at least two Pardot Campaigns: Website…


Ignore Bots in Pardot Emails

Pardot Feature: Ignore Bots Who Click Your Email Links

Did you notice a decrease in your email opens/clicks recently? Pardot rolled out a feature which will drastically impact your email KPIs. This feature will detect email link clicks which are performed by bots, and ignore them. As a result, your emails after November 12, 2018 will very likely have…


Why you'll want to adopt Pardot Connected Campaigns today

Pardot Connected Campaigns: Final Steps and Adding to Salesforce

Now that you have turned on Pardot Connected Campaigns and have done the Campaign Alignment steps, it's time to finish setting it up and making Salesforce display the awesome things on Salesforce Campaigns page layouts, as well as Leads and Contacts. Make Salesforce control all Campaigns Once you…


Why you'll want to adopt Pardot Connected Campaigns today

Pardot Connected Campaigns: Next Steps and Pardot Campaign Alignment

So far in this series we have covered why you want to turn on Connected Campaigns, and how to turn it on in your Pardot account. Now we get to dive in to the fun part - Pardot Campaign Alignment. Pardot Campaign Alignment Can Be Tedious, But It's Important This is where things start moving along.…


Why you'll want to adopt Pardot Connected Campaigns today

Pardot Connected Campaigns: First Steps to Setting It Up and Turning It On

Last time I outlined all the reasons you should turn on the Pardot Connected Campaigns feature. This fantastic feature has huge potential for aligning your Pardot Marketing Automation platform more closely with Salesforce. There are just a couple of steps to getting it set up. Turn on Connected…


Why you'll want to adopt Pardot Connected Campaigns today

Pardot Connected Campaigns: Why You Should Turn It On Today

Pardot has released a new feature called Connected Campaigns. Launched in the Spring '18 release and currently in open Beta, this feature should go GA (Generally Available) in the next few months. The Pardot Success Community is full of questions about it - mainly "Should I turn on Connected…


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…