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Introducing Facebook Custom Audiences for Autopilot: Personalized Advertising Across the Entire Customer Journey

Introducing Facebook Custom Audiences for Autopilot: Personalized Advertising Across the Entire Customer Journey

We’ve all had the experience. You’re browsing online for a new pair of shoes and all of a sudden you  …

How The Equality Campaign Used Autopilot to Get People to Vote ‘YES’ on Gay Marriage in Australia

How The Equality Campaign Used Autopilot to Get People to Vote ‘YES’ on Gay Marriage in Australia

Today is a great day for Australia as millions of voters said YES to marriage equality. While it will still  …

Growing and Retaining Donors: How to Use Marketing Automation at Non-Profits & Charities

Growing and Retaining Donors: How to Use Marketing Automation at Non-Profits & Charities

At Autopilot we’re fortunate to work with a number of organizations and charities that are giving back to local communities  …

What to Do With All That Data? Introducing Activity Streams for Autopilot

What to Do With All That Data? Introducing Activity Streams for Autopilot

SaaS and cloud solutions have truly revolutionized how we run our businesses. We use apps like Salesforce to manage our  …

We raised money, to help you be more remarkable.

We raised money, to help you be more remarkable.

Today we’re announcing we have raised $12M in new funding. The pre-emptive round was led by Blackbird Ventures with participation  …

Get Big, Fast with Strategic Partnerships

Get Big, Fast with Strategic Partnerships

Over the last four years, the food and beverage industry has grown an average of 2.3% annually. Only 0.1% of  …

How to Create Earthquakes From Basements

How to Create Earthquakes From Basements

Today’s post was inspired by my talk at the Traction Conference on “How to Create Earthquakes from Basements.” You can  …

Why We Changed Pricing and Introduced Autopilot’s “Business” Plan

Why We Changed Pricing and Introduced Autopilot’s “Business” Plan

A little over a year ago we launched Autopilot. It was our belief that visual marketing software to automate the  …

Autopilot Named Amongst 10 Companies Rated “Highest Ease of Doing Business With”

Autopilot Named Amongst 10 Companies Rated “Highest Ease of Doing Business With”

We are pleased today to be named amongst 10 companies rated highest for “ease of doing business with.” While a  …

2015 in Review: 0 to 10,000 Customer Journey Marketers in 9 Months

2015 in Review: 0 to 10,000 Customer Journey Marketers in 9 Months

We’re 10,000 customer journey marketers stronger since March this year, when we launched Autopilot with 26 people, two tiny dogs,  …

Introducing Headsup: An Entirely New Way to Connect with Your Customers

Introducing Headsup: An Entirely New Way to Connect with Your Customers

A few months ago we began looking at how marketers are currently communicating with their customers when browsing a company’s  …

How Virgin America Created a Wow Customer Experience

How Virgin America Created a Wow Customer Experience

Have you flown with Virgin America before? You should. The check-in area is like a hotel lobby. They have music  …

Introducing Flight School And Some Funding News…

Introducing Flight School And Some Funding News…

It’s been an exciting few months since we debuted the new Autopilot in March this year. Since launch over 3,500  …

Swag Marketing: How Marketers from New Relic and Atlassian Grew Their Business with T-shirts

Swag Marketing: How Marketers from New Relic and Atlassian Grew Their Business with T-shirts

In 2013 Patrick Moran over at New Relic announced a huge milestone for his marketing team. It wasn’t marketing qualified  …

Announcing Multi-Channel Marketing Software from Autopilot

Announcing Multi-Channel Marketing Software from Autopilot

Today I’m proud to say I’m a marketer. Tell anyone that you’re a marketer and chances are you won’t always  …

How Guides Help Launch Better Marketing Journeys

How Guides Help Launch Better Marketing Journeys

When I first heard of marketing automation I didn’t have a clue what it is was or how it could  …

Personalizing and Tracking Automated Marketing Journeys With Segment

Personalizing and Tracking Automated Marketing Journeys With Segment

Today I’m excited to announce that our integration with Segment is ready for use in the Autopilot. We intend to  …

Best Practices to Increase Email Conversion Rates With Personalized Content

Best Practices to Increase Email Conversion Rates With Personalized Content

If personalized emails deliver six times higher transaction rates, then why do only 30% of brands actually use them? Why are so many marketers setting  …

Announcing The Autopilot Beta Testing Program

Announcing The Autopilot Beta Testing Program

I’m pleased to announce that Autopilot, the easy and intuitive marketing automation solution, is starting our Beta testing program today. Expect to  …

Five Marketing Automation Predictions For 2015

Five Marketing Automation Predictions For 2015

Every year bloggers make predictions about the future of marketing: trends, themes and next year’s silver bullets. Of all these  …

Autopilot Announces $10mm Series B To Expand Its ‘Next Wave’ Marketing Automation Platform For Marketers & Developers

Autopilot Announces $10mm Series B To Expand Its ‘Next Wave’ Marketing Automation Platform For Marketers & Developers

Marketing Automation Platform Autopilot today announced it has raised $10mm Series B financing led by Rembrandt Venture Partners with participation  …