Michael Shearer

Michael Shearer

Michael Shearer is a veteran marketing technologist and Director of Marketing Operations for SelectHub. Michael has consulted on and delivered implementation and analysis work on hundreds of digital marketing projects for more than 75 businesses in both B2B and B2C markets. Aside from optimizing MarTech, he is very busy raising his five children.

52 Expert Software Selection Tips to Pick the Best-Fit Software (and Impress Your Colleagues)

So, you’re buying business software?

Congrats! Welcome to the world of defining hundreds (if not thousands) of software requirements, interacting with a dozen or more people needing a say in your selection, a sea of regulatory and financial concerns, a dumbfounding array of software review/evaluation sites, very persistent vendor representatives and more.

A walk in the park, right?

Sadly, it’s not – especially if you want to select the right software the first time. And if you’re replacing software, you definitely want to get it right this time.

Michael Shearer52 Expert Software Selection Tips to Pick the Best-Fit Software (and Impress Your Colleagues)
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10 Up and Coming Marketing Automation Tools

Marketing automation is an important concept in today’s business world. These types of software tools help companies to market more effectively, and make marketing tasks less labor-intensive. They add business intelligence to one of the most important areas of business — advertising and customer outreach.

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Before You Implement Marketing Automation

Marketing automation can have many great benefits for both small and large businesses. However, there is also a lot that can go wrong if you don’t take the proper steps to make sure your transition to marketing automation is as smooth as possible. Below are some things you should make sure to do first before you implement marketing automation.

Michael ShearerBefore You Implement Marketing Automation
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The Benefits of Marketing Automation

Marketing automation is an amazing technology that keeps getting better. You can trust me on that – I’ve deployed nearly two dozen marketing automation installs over the past 4 years, as well as having worked directly within a marketing automation company. Now I run marketing automation and operations here at SelectHub. Using marketing automation software helps sales and marketing teams function more effectively and there are a number of ways this happens. 

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