• Sneak Preview #1: UI and Platform Changes are Coming!

    Hello Marketing Nation,   With 2020 just around the corner, we wanted to give you a peek at some changes that are coming to the Marketing Nation Community. This post is the first of a series of posts that will de...
    Jonathan Chen
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  • A hackity-hack for “Ends With” and email domains

    If you've been around the block with Marketo Smart Lists, you know there's no Ends With operator, only Starts With and Contains.[1]   This puts a damper on a common need: accurately searching for an email domain...
    Sanford Whiteman
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  • Really, finally winning the Marketo Forms vs. Tracking Protection battle

    While you should be loading embedded forms from your Marketo LP domain, it turns out just changing the URL is not enough.   Using a non-Marketo-owned domain to load forms2.min.js and call loadForm() seems to avo...
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  • Auto-submitting a form for Known Visitors

    Marketo's Known Visitor HTML (If Known Visitor, Show Custom HTML in Form Editor » Settings) feature is the obvious answer to a few questions:   “How can I completely ungate an asset — no form f...
    Sanford Whiteman
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  • How 2B Fearless with Fearless 50 Member, Emily Poulton

    In this edition of the How 2B Fearless series, we sat down with Emily Poulton, who is a Marketo Champion Alumni, London MUG Leader, and Fearless 50 2018 member. Emily shares what being a fearless m...
    Jonathan Chen
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  • Marketo Master Class: Scaling a Nurture with Ann Marie Gastineau

    In this edition of Marketo Master Class, we're partnering with Marketo Champion Ann Marie Gastineau to demystify best practices around scaling a nurture in Marketo. In this article we'll take a look at the time a...
    Will Harmon
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  • Velocitip: Convert was-Boolean, now-String → Number, then enjoy $display.message

    Boolean type fields enjoy a strange place in Marketo's Velocity implementation. On the Marketo UI side and via most Marketo APIs, Booleans hold consistent true/false values (presumably using SQL bit type fields under ...
    Sanford Whiteman
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  • Streamline your script tokens with a #displayIfFilled Velocimacro

    Printing fallback content when a Lead field is blank is a basic Velocity task. You can do it in a few lines of clunky code... but that's a few lines too many!   Seeking a one-liner, you might reach for Velocity'...
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  • Make your form embeds happier and more productive by loading from your LP domain (not //app-something.marketo.com)

    Update 2019-11-07: This tip must be paired with the HTML and JS hints in this newer post to fully avoid accidental blocking by Tracking Protection.   Buried in a bunch of my Nation responses is this ginormously ...
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  • Bizible: Interpreting the Data and What To Do Next

    ***Posted on behalf of Kimberly Galitz, Marketing Automation and Attribution Specialist at Bandwidth.***   Getting Started with Bizible Reports  When I first started using Bizible, the reports that I used mo...
    Conner Hatfield
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  • Managing Engagement Programs - [Marketo Success] Guide Sneak Peek

    At Marketo, we understand that sharing knowledge with your peers is a great way to help accelerate learning. That’s why we partnered with our 2018 Marketo Champions to pull together a new ebook that dives into h...
    Katie Pedroza
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  • How to Build Your Stack Using the LaunchPoint Stack Builder

    The Launch Point portal has gone through a makeover recently! Apart from the new look, the following features were also rolled out:    Improved search navigation    Integration with G2 Crowd, a ...
    Jonathan Chen
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  • Marketo Segmentation - [Marketo Success] Guide Sneak Peak

    At Marketo, we understand that sharing knowledge with your peers is a great way to help accelerate learning. That’s why we partnered with our 2018 Marketo Champions to pull together a new ebook that dives into h...
    Katie Pedroza
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  • Converting Integer 1/0 to Boolean true/false in Velocity

    New developers (and non-developers) often mistake values that might be converted to, converted from, or treated sort of like Booleans for a language’s actual Boolean type.    This leads to internal ...
    Sanford Whiteman
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  • Custom Objects - Best Practices, Tips, and Tricks

    Many of our customers have complex business requirements that require more than what the baseline Marketo data model can support. That's why we have Custom Objects in Marketo. Custom Objects allow the customer to supp...
    James Laughlin
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  • Bizible: Online vs. Offline Channels

    ***Posted on behalf of Kimberly Galitz, Marketing Automation and Attribution Specialist at Bandwidth.***    One of the (many) advantages to using Bizible is the ability to track your marketing efforts ...
    Conner Hatfield
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  • Bizible - The ABCs of Marketing Attribution

    *** Posted on behalf of Marketo Champion Ajay Sarpal, Consultant - Martech and Sales Operations.***   In my 20+ years of professional experience with big brands, mid-tier and start-ups, just like each marke...
    Conner Hatfield
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  • Associating Leads with Non Marketo Form Fills

    A common question we see in consulting relates to how a customer can use a non Marketo form, but still associate that lead with a known lead in Marketo. With Marketo forms, of course, it's simple, you jhust submit the...
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  • Masking (mildly) sensitive data values using Velocity

    Community user JW asked a surprisingly unprecedented (AFAIK) question:   I am looking to send out a communication to our customers that includes that persons Policy Number. Unfortunately our legal department wil...
    Sanford Whiteman
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  • Apply to Become a 2019 Marketo Champion

    Disclaimer: Submissions to become a 2019 Champion are closed. We are currently accepting applications to the 2020 Marketo Champion Class here: 2020 Marketo Champion Applications are Open!  Applications...
    Will Harmon
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