Knowledgebase

Sort by:
    Marketo offers a number of ways to contact Marketo Support directly for assistance from our different support regions.   Support Portal (https://support.marketo.com)   The Marketo Support Portal features a web form submission to submit support cases to Marketo Support.  The form gives authorized support contacts the ability to provide details on the support issue that allows Marketo Support to efficiently and effectively assign your case to the best suited available support engineer.     Email to Case Submission   Authorized Support Contacts can email their cases to: support@marketo.com   Reminder: Cases submitted by email are all submitted with a P3 Priority   Regional Phone Contact Information   Marketo does feature the tried and true means of contact support, by the phone.  Authorized Support contacts can contact Marketo Support by calling one of the regional phone numbers listed below.   Region Contact Details Observed Holidays North America Hours: M-F, 6am to 6pm Pacific Toll Free US: +1.877.270.6586 Direct: +1.650.376.2303 New Year's Day Independence Day Thanksgiving Day and the Day After Christmas Day Europe, Middle East, Africa Hours: M-F, 8am to 5pm GMT Europe: +353 (0)1 242 3030 UK: 0800 151 3030   Languages Supported: English, French, German, Portuguese New Year's Day Easter Monday Christmas Day St. Stephen's Day Asia Pacific Hours: M-F, 9am to 6pm Aus EST ANZ: +61 2 9045 2701 New Year's Day ANZAC Day Australia Day Queen's Birthday Labour Day Christmas Day Easter Monday Boxing Day  
View full article
  Overview Add Leads to Static Lists Use Custom Fields Overview Lead records have two primary components – lead attributes and activity logs. Lead attributes are the fields and field values within the lead record. For example, Job Title is a lead attribute. Lead Name is a lead attribute. Activity logs record the actions Marketo or the lead themselves have taken. For example, sending an email to a lead is an activity that would show in the activity log. If the lead opens the email or visits a tracked page, those activities would show in the activity log as well.   Activities in the activity log are only retained for 25 months, or 37 if you have purchased the premium data retention option. The main way to store activity data beyond the Data Retention Policy timeframe is to use the Bulk Extract API. There are two other ways you can keep a reference of these activities after the end of the Data Retention period, and they can be referenced within the Marketo UI. This article will show you how that can be done.     Add Leads to Static Lists Static lists will retain lead membership even if the activity of adding the lead to the list has been removed. This will let you have lists dedicated to specific criteria that would otherwise be removed after the data retention time period has been passed.   For example, Smart Campaign membership history is not retained after 25 months. If you are searching for members of a Smart Campaign, but a lead first became a member of the Smart Campaign more than 25 months ago, the search results would not include that lead.   An easy way to work around that is to add your leads to a static list as part of the flow of the campaign. When creating your Smart Campaign, create a new static list with the same corresponding name (makes it easier to identify later). When building the flow of your campaign, add the "Add to List" flow step so that all leads going through the campaign will be logged on the list.         Use Custom Fields Lead attributes and their field values are not affected by the Data Retention Policy. Use Smart Campaigns to populate custom fields with values based on activities your leads take. This will allow you to filter leads by these lead attributes that are not affected by the Data Retention Policy. A side benefit to this is that it is faster to search by lead attributes than by searching through lead activity logs.   Example: This approach can work for many different activities, but let’s use form fill outs as an example.   Let’s say you want to be able to identify leads who have been very active and have filled out more than 5 forms over their lifecycle. You could use the filter “Filled Out Form” with the “Min. Number of Times” constraint set to 5. However, if one of those forms filled out occurred more than 25 months ago, the filter would only be able to access 4 form fill activities in the activity log. Therefore, the lead would not pass the filter.   Instead of using the “Filled Out Form” filter, set up a Smart Campaign to write to custom fields that show you how many forms they’ve filled out, and when the first one was. Here’s how to do it:   1. Create two new custom fields in Marketo, one Score Field, and the second a Date Field.   2. Create a new Smart Campaign   3. Add the trigger “Fills Out Form” set to “is any” to the Campaign Smart List     4. Add these two Flow Steps to the Campaign Flow: Flow Step 1 : “Change Score” Score Field Name: your score field name Change: +1   Flow Step 2 : “Change Data Value” Add Choice to Flow Step Choice 1: If “your score field name”  “is empty” Attribute “your score field name” New Value: {{system.date}} Default Choice: Do Nothing       This campaign will listen for any time a lead fills out a form, add +1 to your score field, and if it’s the very first form they’ve ever filled out, it will log the date of when it was done. If the lead has ever filled out a form in the past, there will already be a date value in the date field, so the flow choice would just skip over it and do nothing.       Results You’ll See: With the original goal of identifying leads who have filled out more than 5 forms you’ll be able to filter for leads that have filled out at least 5 forms. In addition, this campaign will let you search for leads based on when they had filled out their very first form, regardless of how long ago it was. Since it’s stored in a lead field, it’s a lead attribute that is not affected by the Data Retention Policy at all.      
View full article
!!EASTER EGG!! The ball with the Marketo logo in the upper-left corner of the screen is your Superball.  Here's a quick trick to make it bounce like it did when you first got into your Marketo instance: Hold down Ctrl (Command for Macs) + Shift, then hit the 's' key. Happy bouncing!    
View full article
Issue:   You create Marketo campaigns but they are not showing up in Sales Insight in Salesforce. The steps below illustrates all the steps that are required to make these campaigns show in Sales Insight.     Resolution:   1. Make sure the trigger campaign in Marketo that you want to access through Sales Insight is using the "Campaign is Requested" trigger with a source of "Sales Insight"   2. Activate the campaign you created in Step 1 above from the "Schedule" tab of your campaign. This is very important. If the campaign not activated, it will never show up in Sales Insight.  
View full article
These directions show you how to create a profile with access to Sales Insight while removing access for your other profiles.  These instructions assume you've already installed the Sales Insight AppExchange package. Create a new profileIf you have a dedicated profile for your Sales Insight users, you can skip this step.Otherwise, you should create a new one now.  Go to the Setup page and pick Administration Setup -> Manage Users -> Profiles in the menu.  Then click the New button at the top of the page:     Next, pick a profile to clone and give the new profile a name.  Click Save when you're done: Edit profile permissions Go back to your Profiles list.  For each profile, you'll need to edit it by clicking its Edit link: On the edit page, you'll need to change a few settings.  For profiles allowed access Sales Insight: In Custom App Settings check Marketo to make the Marketo app visible In Tab Settings, change the Marketo tabs to Default On In Custom Object Permissions, check Read, Create, Edit, and Delete on Marketo Sales Insight Config if the user should have access to the config settings For those that should not have access to Sales Insight: In Custom App Settings uncheck Marketo to hide the Marketo app In Tab Settings, change the Marketo tabs to Tab Hidden In Custom Object Permissions, uncheck Read, Create, Edit, and Delete on Marketo Sales Insight Config   Click Save when you're done with each one.   Changing views Next, you'll need to create a new view for your Sales Insight profile. These instructions describe how to set up the Lead page; repeat the steps to set up your Contact, Opportunity, and Account page layouts. Go to the Setup page, then pick App Setup -> Customize -> Leads -> Page Layouts and click the New button.   Clone your layout of choice and give the layout an appropriate name like Sales Insight Layout.  Click Save when you're done.   Follow the instructions in the Installation guide for configuring the lead detail page.Installing the Marketo Sales Insight AppExchange packageGo back to the Page Layouts section and click the Page Layout Assignment button.     Click Edit Assignment   Select your Sales Insight profile, then select your sales insight layout from the Page Layout to Use pulldown.Click Save when you're done.   Repeat these steps for your Contacts, Opportunities, and Accounts page layouts.   Other Changes   Here are some other places where Sales Insight items could appear.  You'll have to remove them outright since you can't use Profiles to limit access to them: Remove Sales Insight buttons from Search Layouts for Contacts, Leads, and Accounts Remove Sales Insight columns from Contact and Lead lists
View full article
If you didn't "Grant access to all users” for “Choose security level” during the install of Marketo Sales Insight please follow the steps below.   1.  Grant access to all visualforce pages in the package to all required user profiles. 2.  Login to Salesforce 3.  Navigate to setup->develop->pages. 4. Click on security next to the required visualforce page that have mkto_si   Your users should now be able to access Marketo Sales Insight.
View full article
If you tried to Verify the Setup and Configuration of Marketo Sales Insight via the Sales Insight tab in the Admin section of Marketo Lead Management, and the MSI Status wasConfiguration Problem, a configuration error in your Marketo Sales Insight setup was detected, meaning that one or more of the required fields/objects for synchronization were not properly configured in Salesforce.   Click the Configuration Problem link to launch the Salesforce Configuration Problem dialog box, which displays the detected errors.     Sample Error Dialog Box:   The system verifies the configuration of the following eight check points in Salesforce:     Lead Score Field (Lead) Lead Score Field (Contact) Relative Score Field (Lead) Relative Score Field (Contact) Relative Urgency Field (Lead) Relative Urgency Field (Contact) Priority Score Field (Lead) Priority Score Field (Contact)   The error message displays the fields/objects that are causing errors during sync between Marketo and Salesforce. The goal of this article is to repair these configuration problems and ensure that the proper permissions are set to read and write to these fields/objects during sync. Refer to one of the sections below to repair these errors in Salesforce Professional Edition or in Salesforce Enterprise or Unlimited Edition.     How to Repair Configuration Problems in Salesforce Professional Edition   To repair configuration problems in Salesforce Professional Edition:   Log in to the Salesforce as an Admin.   Within Salesforce, add the fields noted in the error message to the required Lead and/or Contact layouts to repair the error.   Open the Fields section at the top of the Layout page, then drag in the fields/   Once the fields are in place, click Save at the top of the layout page.   Note   The MSI Status on the Sales Insight tab will update to verify the config is valid after the next bi-directional sync. Marketo recommends that you check the Sales Insight tab to confirm the repair and that the MSI Status changed to Configured.   How to Repair Configuration Problems in Salesforce Enterprise or Unlimited Edition   To repair configuration problems in Salesforce Enterprise or Unlimited Edition:   Ensure that the Salesforce user account that is used for Marketo sync has the proper permissions to read and write to the fields noted in the error message.   Note   The MSI Status on the Sales Insight tab will update to verify the config is valid after the next bi-directional sync. Marketo recommends that you check the Sales Insight tab to confirm the repair and that the MSI Status changed to Configured.
View full article
The Marketo users at your organization have created several special campaigns for your leads and contacts.  Typical examples include sending someone a whitepaper about a new product or mailing a series of nurturing emails for people not ready for sales. To add a lead or contact to one of these campaigns, go to that person's detail page and find the Actions menu in the Marketo Sales Insight section.  Pick Add to Marketo Campaign and click Go :     You can also select leads in your list and search views if you've added the Add to Marketo Campaign button to those views.    You can add 200 leads at once this way:     After picking the leads, you'll see a list of potential campaigns; below the selected campaign is a brief description provided by your marketing team.    Pick the campaign for this person in the Campaign Name pulldown, then click Finish :      
View full article
When Marketing Suspended is checked in a lead's record, it will prevent any non-operational email from being sent by Marketo, including the emails sent from Marketo Sales Insight in Salesforce, which are routed through the Marketo infrastructure.   Sales Insight for Outlook or Gmail emails however, are not sent via Marketo. They are sent by the mailserver to which the client is connected; ie Google mail servers or Microsoft Exchange Servers, and are not under Marketo's control.           
View full article
If you ever run into issues with the Marketo Email Add-in for Outlook, chances are support will ask you for a copy of your mopi.log file. Here is how to find it: Prerequisites: Show Hidden Files (Microsoft Article) 1.  Open Windows Explorer and go to Users > [Your User] > AppData > Local > Marketo.   Great job! You found it.    
View full article
Emails sent with the Send and Track button in the Marketo Outlook Add-in are tracked like emails sent through the Marketo web interface with a few caveats. Tracking multiple recipients If you Send and Track an email with multiple recipients, Marketo will log all click and open activities to the first recipient in the To... field.  Activity done by other email recipients will appear in the first recipient's activity log. New leads versus existing leads When you Send and Track an email and the recipient doesn't exist in Marketo, a new lead will automatically be created. Marketo will do its best to identify the name and company of the lead from the email. When that's not possible, "mktUnknown" will appear in those fields. (Some CRMs will reject leads without a last or company name.) See this article for more: Send and Track an Email with the Email Add-In for Outlook - Marketo Docs - Product Docs When you Send and Track an email to a lead that already exists in Marketo, the email activity will be appended to that lead's activity log. Tracking email sends When you Send and Track an email, the add-in informs Marketo about who sent the email, who it was sent to, and what it contained (subject and body text). This shows up in a user's activity log as a Send Sales Email event. Tracking email opens Emails sent via Send and Track include an invisible image embedded by the add-in; when the email is opened, the email client retrieves the image from our webserver, and an Open Sales Email event is added to that lead's activity log. Email open counts may not always be accurate. Some email clients block images which prevents tracking email opens. Also, some open counts may be inflated because a recipient may browse through their emails; each email view, however long or short, is counted as an open event. Decorating links When you Send and Track an email, each link in the email is wrapped so that Marketo is informed when a recipient clicks any of those links. These clicks appear as Click Sales Email events in the lead's activity log. Clicking a link also cookies the recipient's browser so his web activity on your Munchkin-enabled pages is tracked by Marketo.          
View full article
  Marketo Support's Mission is:   "To provide fast and friendly world-class support through creative, flexible solutions to empower Marketo Automation Software success."   Areas of Responsibility: Technical Support Engineers (TSEs) are your initial point of contact for any questions or concerns. TSEs are responsible for troubleshoot issues within your Marketo instance. Common areas within a Marketo instances which TSEs will assist with are:   My Marketo Marketing Activities Design Studio Lead Database Analytics Revenue Explorer (RCA/RCE) Calendar Deliverability Tools Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Web Personalization (RTP) Admin Community   Our TSEs are not web developers and as a result they are unable to troubleshoot most types of custom coding (ie. HTML, JavaScript, XML, etc.). Our support team is able to help with the following types of non-custom code:    Simple Munchkin Code Asynchronous Munchkin Code Asynchronous jQuery Munchkin Code SOAP API REST API   Our technical support engineers are here to assist you and our support commitment to our customers is to always work towards providing an above and beyond support experience.   Note: Our team is not against looking at custom code and, based on the subject matter expertise, our TSEs might be able to offer suggestions and recommendations, but we do want to make it clear that they are not responsible for fixing or updating any custom code that has been implemented.   Response Time   Our Technical Support Engineers are bound to responding to your cases and issues within the Service Level Agreements from your account's level of support services.  We track response milestones to ensure that your cases are being handled in a timely manner as dictated by our agreed to Service Level Targets.
View full article
  Market Support is here to help you with your issues in the quickest and most effective manner possible.  In order for us to do that, there are a few things we really need from you before you click the submit button to create a support case with us.   First, have you searched the community for a solution? The best kind of support case is the one you don't have to submit.  The Marketing Nation Community is an expansive site with a lot of content.  Have you checked Product Docs or Support Solutions for a resolution to your problem?  Have you checked to see if there is a community discussion thread that covers your question?  The Marketing Nation community is a 24 x 7 customer resource and a quick search for a keyword and phrase maybe all that separates you from a solution to your problems.   Second, what's the best way to reach Marketo Support? Marketo Support offers a variety of ways to reach our support team.  Depending on your issue, some of the support channels might be better suited than others.   Please be aware that only contacts from your company/organization that have been identified as an authorized support contacts or authorized support administrators can submit cases to Marketo Support.       Marketo Support (Support) The Marketing Nation Support area features a case submission application that allows you to select your case priority and also select what the Case Issue and Sub-Issue is.  These selections allow our automated case routing system to assign the case to the available support engineer that can best assist you.   Spark customers can submit cases through the support portal only
View full article
Welcome to Marketo Support This guide provides individual links that covers the following topics: Marketo Support Policies Service Level Agreement How to Contact Marketo Support How to Submit a Case Tips on Effective Case Submission Managing Authorized Support Contacts (Support Admins) Managing Your Cases How to Escalate  
View full article
  Once you have submitted a case to Marketo support, we provide a simple way of staying connected to your case and the cases submitted from you company through the Marketo Support Portal.   You can access the support portal through your Marketo instance by selecting Help and Customer Support: You can also access the support portal directly at https://support.marketo.com and login with your Marketo credentials (login and password.)   Once you are in the support portal you can Create a Case for Marketo Support or you can also review any cases that are open and being worked on by support or review your case history.   From the My Cases navigation: You can access the following case views: Open – Cases that are being triaged by Support and pending Support’s response Closed – Cases that were created by you and are now closed Pending Fix – Cases that were created by you where Marketo is developing a fix which will be implemented at a later date Company Closed – Cases that were created by you or your colleagues that are now closed Company Pending Fix – Cases that were created by you or your colleagues where Marketo is developing a fix which will be implemented at a later date Company Open (only viewable from Case List filter) - All open cases submitted for the account   To view specific case details, click a case number.   From the Case Details, you can perform the following: Close your Case - Select the "My Case is Resolved" button to close your case Add Comments - Provide additional comments to support or respond to a Support question Add Attachment - Provide any screenshots or documents that will help illustrate the issue you are reporting   If your case has been closed there are two options available to you.     Reopen - You can reopen your case if you are not satisfied with the case resolution   Case Survey - Once your case has closed, please consider offering feedback on the level of Support you received.
View full article
Upon signing a contract with Marketo you are provisioned a Marketo instance and a Support Service. There are four different types of Support Services which are available to meet different customer support needs: Online Business Premier Elite Each Support Service has a different Service Level Target (SLT). An SLT is the amount of time Marketo Support targets to make first contact with you after a support case has been submitted. SLTs differ for each Support Service and priority level. Priority levels range from Priority P1 to Priority P3. Here are the SLTs and priority levels for each Support Service:   Priority Online Business Premier Elite P1 1 hour 1 hour 30 minutes 30 minutes P2 4 hours 4 hours 2 hours 2 hours P3 6 hours 6 hours 4 hours 2 hours   Here are the descriptions for each priority level: Priority Description P1 Production Down: Production system, application, or critical feature/function is down. P2 Production impaired: A major feature/function is not working correctly and is blocking full use of the Marketo system, but existing production campaigns are working correctly and other features are operational. P3 Minor issue: A major issue is impacting usability of the system, but a workaround is available and major features/functions are working correctly.   Find more information About Support here!
View full article
  Marketo Champions are customers who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the Marketo Community, are experts in Marketo products, are avid contributors in the social world, and are loyal advocates of the Marketo brand. Benefits and perks our Champions receive include:   Access: Meetings with our product and marketing teams to give exclusive feedback Previews: Given early previews to products, features, and releases when available Publicity: Exclusive speaking opportunities at our annual Marketo Summit and other events Networking: Special networking events with Marketo executives and fellow Champions and semi-annual conference calls Ownership: Ownership of content and exclusive activities at our annual Marketo Summit that showcase your expertise and thought leadership Credibility: Special Champion badge on Marketo Community profiles, and profiled on Marketo's corporate website Sweet Swag: Champion-exclusive swag To find out more information and apply, click here. To view a complete list of current Champions, click here. Join the Marketo Elite Today!  
View full article
Full Details of all Marketo Support Offerings:   Support Levels Offered Service Level Response Targets   Global Contact   http://support.marketo.com :               Online Support Portal for Case management and Knowledgebase search support@marketo.com :                     Email to Case Submission supportescalations@marketo.com :   Contact Support management regarding Support services marketocares@marketo.com :      Questions regarding Support or Community access   Regional Contact Information     Americas: Hours: M-F, 6am to 6pm Pacific Toll Free US: +1.877.270.6586 Direct: +1.650.376.2302   Languages Supported: English, Spanish Observed Holidays: New Year's Day Independence Day Thanksgiving Day and the Day After Christmas Day Europe, Middle East, & Africa: Hours: M-F, 8am to 5pm GMT Europe: +353 (0)1 242 3030 UK: 0800 151 3030   Languages Supported: English, French, German, Portuguese Observed Holiday: New Year's Day Easter Monday Christmas Day St. Stephen's Day Australia Hours: M-F, 9am to 6pm Aus EST ANZ: +61 2 8310 7646   Languages Supported: English, Japanese Observed Holiday: New Year's Day                       ANZAC Day Christmas Day                        Good Friday Easter Monday                        Boxing Day Japan: Hours: M-F, 9am to 6pm JST JP: +81 3 4520 9600   Languages Supported: Japanese, English Observed Holiday: New Year's Holiday                 Marine Day Coming of Age Day                Respect for Senior Citizens Day National Founding Day          National Holiday Spring Equinox Day                Autumnal Equinox Day Day of Showa                         Sports Day Constitution Memorial Day   Culture Day Green Day                               Labor Thanksgiving Day Children's Day                         Emperor's Birthday Substitute Public Holiday       Year End   After-hours Support for Production Down Issues:   Online: Enter a Support Portal Case with Priority=P1 Phone: Call Support Line and follow the P1 prompts   Initial Response SLT We ask that you use the following priority definitions when setting your case priority:   Priority Description P1 Production down: Production system, application or critical feature / function is down P2 Production impaired: A major feature or function is not working correctly and is blocking full use of the Marketo system, but existing production campaigns are working correctly and other features are operational. P3 Minor issue: A minor issue is impacting usability of the system, but a workaround is available and major features/functions are working correctly.
View full article
Did you know your sales reps can access the Opportunity Influence Analyzer as well? If you have the analyzers provisioned in your Marketo subscription, you just need a Salesforce administrator to add the necessary field to your Opportunity page layout(s). NOTE: It may take up to 24 hours for changes to opportunities to be reflected in the analyzer.   1. In Salesforce, go to Setup > Customize > Opportunities > Page Layouts, and click Edit next to the desired page layout.       2, Click Fields, and select the Marketo Opportunity Influence Analyzer field, drag it onto your page layout, and then save the layout.     3. When viewing an opportunity, you'll see the Marketo logo where this field is. It's a button. that takes you to the analyzer for that opportunity.     4. You're there! This URL uses a token parameter for security so your sales reps can access it. You can select which contacts under the account you want to contribute to the analyzer on the right side.  
View full article
As much as we would like to have all support cases solved with a few quick response from our support team, we know that there are some cases that are going to need to be escalated to our support management team.   If you have submitted a support case and you feel that the case was improperly handled or that the solution being offered does not meet the communicated Marketo support expectations, then we would welcome the opportunity to look deeper at your specific support engagement and work with you on delivering a better resolution.   You can email supportescalations@marketo.com to escalate your issues to our support management team.  Be sure to include your case number and the details of your escalation.   Once your support escalation case has been submitted a Marketo Support Manager will contact you within 24 business hours to address the issue.   Before you send an email to supportescalations@marketo.com you must have a current active support case submitted or a recent support case that has been closed or is pending.  Support Escalations are focused on the handling of current or recent cases.  Brand new technical support issues that are sent to Support Escalations will be re-routed to our general case flow.
View full article