Welcome to the August version of our Customer Spotlight collection, that includes Joey Soriano, Head of Lifecycle Marketing at Opendoor.
Opendoor’s mission is to empower everybody with the liberty to maneuver, offering folks throughout the U.S. with a radically easy manner to purchase, promote or trade-in a house. Opendoor was additionally named a winner of Iterable’s 2019 Growth Marketing Awards for Most Sophisticated Use of Workflow Studio.
August Customer Spotlight: Joey Soriano
Joey has over 15 years of home and worldwide advertising expertise with stints at NYC advert companies, in addition to client-side advertising work at varied high-growth corporations. Joey has specialised in engagement and loyalty advertising at Fortune 500 corporations, akin to Visa and HP, in addition to lifecycle work at start-ups akin to Lyft and One Medical.
Keep studying to be taught what Joey likes most about utilizing Iterable, the most effective recommendation he’s ever been given, and extra!
- Name: Joey Soriano
- Company: Opendoor
- Title: Head of Lifecycle Marketing
- Location: San Francisco
- Hometown: San Francisco (born and raised)
When and the way did you get your begin in advertising?
After my super-senior 12 months in undergrad, I moved to NYC to work in promoting at advert companies. From there I went to b-school with plans to finally transfer to the shopper facet. Upon commencement, I did simply that and began in advertising at Visa in Foster City.
What frustrates you about advertising?
The idea that previous advertising options are all the time relevant or as efficient in each new state of affairs is one thing that’s each irritating in addition to fascinating.
Example: some top-of-funnel paid ways can work for a ton of e-commerce purposes. In some cases, nonetheless, with merchandise which have completely different buyer lifecycles, these ways may be fully ineffective and also you’ll want to return to the drafting board.
An incredible ability to have in advertising is realizing when to both let a marketing campaign experience out or when it’s time to drag the plug.
I additionally like when non-marketing stakeholders come to me and say, “We don’t have a budget. We don’t have any creative ideas, but just make something good for our company to go viral!”
What do you want most about utilizing Iterable?
Developing a workflow is close to dummy-proof. There are principally two necessities to getting an automation shipped utilizing workflows:
- The potential to learn.
- The potential to tug and drop bins then join with traces.
Sometimes it’s too straightforward and the brand new downside is limiting and managing consumer entry to the mission.
Can you share how Opendoor is leveraging Iterable in your re-engagement campaigns?
Iterable is the only real automation system driving the success of Opendoor’s re-engagement. Between two workflows in Iterable, ALL dwelling vendor re-engagement is created.
When a consumer has lapsed of their supply course of, the following actionable step for the consumer is to resume/refresh their supply with us. This course of is initiated by way of the 2 Iterable re-engagement workflows.
The metrics of those two workflows are checked two or thrice each day and are additionally scrutinized by a lot of the corporate in some type or one other based mostly on inside stakeholders’ associated OKRs.
When there’s an engineering subject on our finish with both of those two campaigns, it turns into a P-0 precedence to triage and repair. These two automations at present make use of a collection of 10+ emails however may also be integrating some SMS interactions in Q3 of this 12 months.
(Learn extra about Opendoor’s 7-step framework for advertising automation right here)
What’s the most effective recommendation you’ve ever been given?
It’s gotta be both: “Maximize your 401(K) as soon as you can in your career,” OR “Beer then liquor, never sicker.”
If somebody gave you $5 million tomorrow, what would you do?
Buy a small three-bedroom home in San Francisco—HA!
Or, repay my present mortgage and go bullish on crypto. Also, perhaps bootstrap my very own mission for a bit.
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