In the last five years, marketing automation has grown into a $1.65 billion industry with over 142,000 businesses (including American Express, Intel, LinkedIn) relying on it to run and monitor many of their marketing efforts.
From Unica (now known as IBM Omni-channel Marketing) in 1992 to the newest players like HubSpot, WhatsNexx, and Loopfuse, the marketing automation software market is more vast and comprehensive than ever, and the average monthly cost of using them has also dropped as well.
In this interesting infographic, Marketing Automation Insider shares a quick look at the history of these tools, their interactions and revenue, as well as the benefits enjoyed by businesses as a result of them.
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About Ramona Sukhraj
As Content Marketing Manager, Ramona approaches marketing not only as a profession, but as a creative outlet. She has a passion for all things artistic and strives to create content that is educational, yet quirky and entertaining as well.
With a B.S. in Marketing from the UCONN School of Business, Ramona is a frequent contributor to the HubSpot blog and a nonprofit consultant. Outside of IMPACT, she is a design, movie, and pop culture buff, and a fierce advocate of free hugs.