As the state’s leading economic development agency, the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) has a streamlined mission to grow and strengthen Arizona’s economy. The ACA uses a three-pronged approach to advance the overall economy: recruit, grow, create – recruit out-of-state companies to expand their operations in Arizona; work with existing companies to grow their business in Arizona and beyond; and partner with entrepreneurs and companies large and small to create new jobs and businesses in targeted industries.
Prior to implementing Pardot, the agency was struggling to find value in their existing marketing tool. The user experience was less than satisfactory, and the marketing team was struggling to keep up with a large volume of manual tasks without help from external marketing agencies. And, while the organization was already using the CRM functionality of Salesforce, the two systems didn’t share the same data. In order to streamline their marketing operations and better align their sales and marketing teams, ACA needed a user-friendly tool that would integrate with Salesforce.
By using Pardot for email list management, drip campaigns, and lead scoring, ACA’s marketing team can increase efficiency while simultaneously providing their sales team with important details about each potential customer.