The FeedOtter Blog

Helpful articles on marketing automation, email marketing, and best practices with Marketo, Pardot, and Eloqua.
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Multiple RSS Email Setup and Automation with FeedOtter

The advanced Multiple RSS Feed Options found within FeedOtter allow you to connect multiple content source feeds into one email newsletter. That way, you can present multiple RSS feeds from different categories in one email instead of sending out a campaign for each feed—and as the content cheerleaders we are, that’s exciting!  To be a […]
By Andy Theimer
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Creating Accurate RSS Email Reports in Marketo

Updated September 2020. Today I’m going to walk through how to create accurate RSS email reports that show detailed stats for each automatic RSS-based email from Marketo. In the past, automating an RSS email report with Marketo required you to overwrite and send the same email resulting in inaccurate reporting. FeedOtter was built with this […]
By Andy Theimer
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9 B2B Content Marketing Tactics to Try in Q4

9 B2B Content Marketing Tactics to Try in Q4

Updated September 2020. In a world of adblockers and content saturation, it’s getting harder than ever for marketers to reach their target consumers. Content marketing offers an authentic way to entice new prospects and nurture existing leads but how does your content cut through all the noise in the digital world? Many marketers stick with […]
By Kristen Matthews
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Pardot Personalization Tokens Cheat Sheet

Pardot Personalization in FeedOtter Emails Made Simple

Personalizing your emails is a great way to engage and connect with your subscribers. FeedOtter allows you to personalize your emails with Pardot tokens directly in the app using custom fields. Here’s how you can use Pardot personalization tokens in FeedOtter. NOTE: All Pardot personalization tokens are in Handlebar Merge Token format. The Pardot Legacy […]
By Andy Theimer
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New UI FeedOtter Updates

New UI Walkthrough: Updates for a Better, Easy to Use Interface

FeedOtter has some exciting new UI changes to the Automated campaigns area. While sending is the same and your existing campaigns will continue to run according to their normal schedules, the Edit Campaign screen has been updated and rearranged for easier access to certain features and to optimize user flow. Let’s walk through what’s changing: 1. Templates […]
By Andy Theimer
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A/B Subject Line Test Marketo RSS Emails

A/B Subject Line Test Marketo RSS Emails In 7 Easy Steps

When it comes to marketing, emailing your clients and prospects is a great touchpoint for interaction with customers. Using Marketo’s A/B Subject line test will help you ensure you have the perfect attention-grabber for your emails. When emailing, many emails go straight to the trash or unread. How can this be reduced? According to Yes […]
By Andy Theimer
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Reducing Unsubscribes on Content Emails

3 Easy Tips for Reducing Unsubscribes on Content Emails

Working with email automation and customers sending website content to their subscribers, we see lots of questions about high unsubscribe rates and what our best tips for reducing unsubscribes on routine content emails are. Gaining lead subscribers is one thing, keeping them can be just as difficult for marketers.  Reducing Unsubscribes The first step to […]
By Andy Theimer
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Building Your Marketo Email Template

5 Things You Need to Know for Building Marketo Email Templates

Emailing your content with Marketo is a great way to reach your audience directly in their inbox. Using Marketo’s email builder can be difficult and always comes with its own set of challenges. We recently dug into creating and design our own Marketo email templates and the ability to email your podcast with Marketo. Here’s […]
By Andy Theimer
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Emailing Your Podcast With Marketo [Webinar Summary]

Recently I hosted a webinar on Emailing Your Podcast With Marketo. Podcasting in the B2B space is becoming increasingly popular as a medium for sharing your content and thought leadership. The best way to share that content – emailing your podcast episodes directly to subscribers. That’s why I decided to carve out time to discuss […]
By Andy Theimer
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The State of Personalized Content in Pardot Emails and Newsletters

The State of Personalized Content in Pardot Emails & Newsletters [Webinar Summary]

Last week, I gave a webinar presentation on the State of Personalized Content in Pardot Emails & Newsletters. I covered big topics like: Giving subscribers a way to tell you what topics of content they want. Looking at several preference center options. Email best practices for saving time. What personalization options are available in Pardot […]
By Andy Theimer
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Are you honoring your email preference center?

I’ve been working with Pardot users to optimize their email content for years. One of the most common challenges I see for any team is honoring email preferences.  Every team I work with aims to provide users with relevant content. The preference center is a tool to help marketing teams send the right message at […]
By Andy Theimer
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Personalized Content is for B2B, too

Personalized content isn’t only for ecommerce and retail brands. B2B companies can benefit from personalization, and this article covers a few advanced techniques for B2B marketers.
By Andy Theimer
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Using the Marketo Operational Email in FeedOtter

Using the Marketo Operational Email Feature With FeedOtter Emails In 4 Easy Steps

Email marketing is a necessity for lead generation, traffic back to your website and ROI; but, too many marketing emails to the same potential leads can turn people away from your content. Marketo understands this concept and created communication limits for their emails to prevent sending too many emails. Along with communication limits, Marketo also […]
By Andy Theimer
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Updating Content for SEO: Tips, Tricks, and a Case Study to Increase Your Blog Post Traffic

When I first joined FeedOtter, the first task I was given was updating content for SEO. FeedOtter had a plethora of blog articles and a steady stream of organic traffic, but Andy, FeedOtter Founder, knew it could be improved. Within weeks of implementing SEO updates to the content, we started noticing improvements in site traffic. […]
By Jennifer Bowman
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The Top Free Email Builders to Use with Eloqua in 2021

As any modern marketer will tell you, your marketing emails’ design is almost as important as the content — if not more. However, not everyone is a designer or has the capacity to spend hours coding multiple emails for various campaigns. Free email builders have become a valuable asset to many marketers because they solve […]
By Jennifer Bowman
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