Market Guide for Social Marketing Management

Archived Published: 17 February 2017 ID: G00296106

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Social marketing management applications are evolving to support social marketing's growing contribution to multichannel marketing and customer experience. Marketing leaders can use Gartner's Market Guide to navigate this dynamic category and identify the tools to best meet their needs.

Table of Contents

  • Market Definition
  • Market Direction
    • Social Marketing Remains a Key Player in Customer Experience and Commerce
    • Budget Expansion Supports Social Marketing Shifts
    • Social Marketers Plan Tech Investments to Meet Broadening Demands
    • More Needs, More Tools?
    • Dissemination of Social Data and Insights Is Critical
  • Market Analysis
  • Representative Vendors
    • Marketing Cloud Providers
      • Adobe
      • Oracle
      • Salesforce
    • Social Marketing Suites
      • Hearsay Systems
      • Hootsuite
      • Percolate
      • Spredfast
      • Sprinklr
      • Socialbakers
      • Sprout Social
      • Sysomos
    • Content Marketing Platforms
      • NewsCred
      • ScribbleLive
  • Market Recommendations
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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