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60+ Powerful Marketing Tech Stack Examples

Written By Pauline Loodts
June 17, 2020

A marketing tech stack is a necessity for any business no matter the size or reach. Every website can benefit from different types of technology – something many martech companies have proven so far!

But, what is a tech stack?

In short, a marketing technology stack is a variety of software tools that enhance your website. These marketing tools (also know as tech stacks) can help companies solve problems such as:

  • Automating repetitive processes
  • Enhancing and personalizing communication with customers
  • Providing ways to measure website visitor behavior
  • Tracking performance of marketing campaigns

In 2020, there were over 8000 marketing technology providers competing for peoples’ attention. And the number only grows.

There is clearly a high level of competition among marketing technology companies!

Luckily, we have narrowed this tiny list down to the best 60+ martech stack examples for 2021. Each tech stack involves software that typically performs better than the majority of its competitors.

To help you find the right tech stack for your business, we looked at different business models. Each company has a unique blend of MarTech Stacks that contributes greatly to its evolution over time. So, let’s check them out!

7040 brand names of marketing technology companies.
Martech 5000. Image by Chiefmartec.com

Table of Contents

Marketing Tech Stack Examples 2021

Marketing Technology Stack 2021: Third Door Media

Third Door Media, the organizer of the MarTech Conference has their tech stack visualization presented graphically.

The design they presented is a floor plan of the conference split into sections of different martech stack tools they are using. (Quite witty, right?)

The sections are divided into 6 categories, where Productivity, Amplification, and Infrastructure account for the largest number of tech stack solutions.

More importantly, more than half (52%) of the marketing technology tools they are using are free of charge. 

Of the total 108 technology stack solutions they are using, you can come across ones like Salesforce, Buzzsumo, GSuite, etc.

third door media marketing tech stack
Third Door Media – Marketing Technology Stack, image by Third Door Media

Martech Stack Examples: Paychex

Paychex’s presentation of a digital tech stack resembles an inventory that guides the company to qualified leads.

The categories of 42 boxes with different tech stack tools are organized by their purpose, automatization, and phase of their use. What’s more, they have created blocks ranging from fully automated to fully manual tech stacks.

Once they have the qualified leads ready, they are divided into two phases – grading (may come back to nurture and lead generation) and “shipment”. Very straightforward and easy to navigate!

paychex marketing tech stack
Paychex Marketing Tech Stack, image by Paycheck

Marketing Tech Stack 2021: Airstream

Airstream, an American brand of travel trailers presented their marketing stack in the form of camping.

Five camping destinations stand for five martech stack categories, out of which Engagement is the most pursued one.

Probably a bit of reach when it comes to clever metaphorical examples of marketing technology stacks. However, still interesting and fun to look at.

Furthermore, the size of the trees shows how much the company works on a given platform. Accordingly, we can see that the company primarily focuses on interaction with its potential customers, by using various social media platforms and tools.

Airstream marketing tech stack.
Airstream Technology Stack, image by Airstream

Marketing Tech Stack: Sargento Foods

An American cheese company, Sargento, showed their tech stacks in the form of a recipe.

Their 2020 marketing technology stack solution is scrambled into 4 stages where different platforms are in use. These stages include:

  • Planning
  • Creating
  • Activating
  • Measuring

Sargento Foods engages mostly in e-commerce, sales, and creative campaigns (which can be seen in the piecharts on the bottom of infographics). 

This is a great example of the ways technology marketers use a digital marketing stack and shows that not only SAAS (software as a service) companies are being tech-savvy.

Sargento Foods Marketing Tech Stack solution.
Sargento Foods Marketing Tech Stack, image by Sargento Foods

MarTech Stack Examples: Juniper Networks

Networking and cybersecurity solutions company, Juniper, is mentioned as one of the more creative Marketing Tech Stacks of 2020. Their MarTech stack example contains 3 customer lifecycle clouds:

  • Pre-sales
  • Post-sales
  • Pre and post-sales marketing.

Above all, their martech stack is easy to follow thanks to five different functional layers including:

  • Sales
  • Data
  • Relationships and social
  • Content and experience
  • Management

Additionally, they are one of the martech companies using the PathFactory tool to propose the best customer journey experience for their customers. Great layout and extremely useful marketingtech tools for businesses!

juniper marketing tech stack
Juniper Networks example of a MarTech Stack, image by Juniper Networks

Marketing Tech Stack Terrain: ESRI

ESRI’s infographic on tech stacks is constructed as a map; inspired by what the company is all about. The example presented follows a path through the listed marketing technology stacks used by ESRI’s technology marketers.

The marketing initiative cycle splits into six main categories of marketing:

A total of 24 tools run the whole operation of ESRI. Tools like Salesforce, Moz, Pardot are crucial parts of their technology stack.

esri marketing Tech stack
ESRI Tech Stack, image by ESRI

Marketing Technology Stack Strategy: BlackRock

Financial planning company BlackRock won Technology Stacks Award in 2018.

Their martech stack example contains a place called MarTechtropolis. It is a four-district city, where each area presents different marketing strategies.

These are:

  • Discovery
  • Concept
  • Plan
  • Do

Moreover, their marketingtech stack solution focuses more on analytics, management, and execution rather than on social media.

blackrock marketing stack tech martechtropolis
BlackRock Marketing Tech Stack, image by BlackRock

Modern and Open MarTech Stack: McGaw.io

A tech stack management consultancy, McGaw.io, visualized their stack with their public WISIWYG stack builder. The solution is expressed as a flow of data where the tools integrate with each other. The stack is made to follow the evolving marketing analytics trends, and it works like this:

  • The stack starts with the customer data platform Segment, which also serves as the backbone and the Rosetta stone for the APIs of the tools in the stack. It sends consolidated data downstream and it also receives data
  • Amplitude is the user behavior analytics platform that sends data to the tools that execute marketing campaigns and messaging. Amplitude in this stack also sends data back to Segment, for consolidation.
  • Iterable is the customer experience platform that receives and sends data in multiple directions; an important tool in managing the customer touch points
  • Salesforce is the main CRM. It’s enriched with offline phone call data from CallRail, and with sales engagement data from SalesLoft.
  • Intercom is the customer support platform. It’s connected into customer experience management via Zapier’s automations.
  • Snowflake is all the way downstream, as the data warehouse
McGaw.io tech stack
McGaw’s tech stack integrations

Marketing Tech Stack 2021: Earth Networks

The meteorological company showed their platforms in a form of weather fronts that contains three of their primary marketing efforts.

Color-coded tools are categorized by different software used for attracting, engaging, or analyzing customers. The software are then divided into five groups standing for:

Earth Networks received the 2018 Stacks Award for their creative way of presentation, which closely linked marketing technology with what the company does.

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Earth Networks Marketing Tech Stack, image by Earth Networks

Marketing Technology Stack for Digital Engagement: Cisco

An IT global leader follows their customers’ journey with the help of 43 different marketing technology platforms.

Each of the marketing tech tools contributes to different stages of the lead nurturing funnel (you can see these points on the diagram).

Most tools used are on the “I shop and I buy” stage – the converting phase that is crucial for the company. Moreover, Cisco relies on its own marketing technology solutions such as WebEx, Impact, and Salesforce.

Cisco Marketing Technology Stack
Cisco Marketing Digital Engagement Tech Stack, image by Cisco

Marketing Technology Stack Examples 2021: Element Three

One of the most creative tech stacks was created by Element Three, one of the leading marketing technology companies.

The tech stack infographic below depicts the tools and software used by the company. They are divided into forms such as movie tickets, popcorn boxes, and nachos bowls. (Are you also getting hungry now?)

A cool take on a martech stack, this example also uses different sizes to illustrate time spent on scaling.

There are 8 categories of tech stack tools including:

  • Content and Optimization
  • Ad Tech
  • Research
  • Security and Performance
  • Lead Capture and Nurturing
  • Sales and Business Development Tech
  • Marketing Operations
  • Analytics

It’s a winning recipe for any growing company in 2018.

element three markting tech stack
Element Three Marketing Technology Stack, image by Element Three

MarTech Stack Examples – Front and Back Office: Allocadia

The company, Allocadia, won the Tech Stack awards last year, as well as in 2017.

One of Canada’s best martech companies, Allocadia split the use of its marketing stack tools into 4 phases:

  • Awareness
  • Consideration
  • Purchase
  • Advocacy.

Allocadia focuses heavily on content marketing. They use tech stacks and channels to become more visible to potential customers via ads, videos, webinars, and blogs.

As a result, one of the fastest-growing marketing technology companies had already had global clients such as Microsoft. Therefore, their tech stack is undoubtedly worth taking a look at!

allocadia marketing Tech stack
Allocadia Marketing Tech Stack (Front Office + Back Office), image by Allocadia

Martech Stack: Informatica

A software development company, Informatica, decided to present their digital tech stack from the perspective of their customer.

This marketing flow diagram illustrates how the data is stored and what marketingtech they are using for best marketing practices.

It is a unique approach, as it is not common to show the “you – customer” technique in Marketing Tech diagrams.

The diagram guides customers through different tech stack tools, showing them the way in which their data travels through companies martech stack.

A user-friendly approach that definitely caught our attention.

Informatica Marketing Tech Stack
Informatica MarTech Stack, image by Informatica

MarTech Stack: Microsoft

The globally-known company, Microsoft, showed their tech stack examples in 2017.

The processes in a marketing loop have been split into groups of pre-sales, sales, and post-sales marketing technology stack tools.

Their vision was to create a universal, automated version of tech stacks that can be used by anyone.

Moreover, many of the technologies used are Microsoft-owned, such as PowerBi or Skype for Business.

Microsoft Marketing Tech Stack
Microsoft Marketing Tech Stack, image by Microsoft

MarTech Stack Examples: Janus Henderson

This example of a martech stack diagram was the winner of the 2018 Stacks Awards.

After Janus Henderson Group merged, they utilized their marketing tools to their best benefit.

They have built out a 3-system diagram (Innovation, Differentiation, Record) characterized by a frequency of change as well as ideas.

Common things for the 3 systems are these 4 functions:

  • Awareness
  • Production
  • Analysis
  • Engagement

Among many tech stack tools, they are also using BrightTalk which helps with online webinars and video streaming.

Janus Henderson marketing Tech stack
Janus Henderson Marketing Tech Stack, image by Janus Henderson

Marketing Technology Stack: Allocadia

In the 2017 example, Allocadia focused on mixing marketing and sales and finance into one marketing technology stack.

It was a unique approach that was honored among the other 57 tech-stack examples.

The loop shows how those two departments (named Run and Do marketing) are highly connected to a company and what tools comprise their martech stack.

Moreover, we can see that Run Marketing is done by Allocadia and Do Marketing by Marketo (a software company).

Finally, most of the tools are designed for only one function in the company, except for Salesforce which is used in both Run and Do Marketing.

Allocadia Marketing Tech Stack
Allocadia Marketing Tech Stack, image by Allocadia

Marketing Tech Stack Examples: Aprimo

The digital asset management software, Aprimo, decided to visualize its digital marketing stack in a continuous loop.

The marketing cycle infographic is divided into 5 parts:

  • Plan
  • Spend
  • Create
  • Distribute
  • Perform

Six circles of marketing tech stack are closing around the company itself.

It depicts the importance of every stage for Aprimo. The company, for example, uses Uberflip, Content Experience Platform (CEP) in a few stages.

SalesForce is also peppered all throughout the marketing tech stack infographic.

Aprimo Marketing Tech Stack
Aprimo Marketing Tech Stack, image by Aprimo

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Martech Stack of Digital Engagement: Cisco

Cisco’s marketing stacks from 2017 are prime examples of the importance of focusing on the customer journey.

Clearly, Cisco’s marketing technology stack is focused on engaging customers and reusing data into their solutions.

Other branches are partner, seller, and data and ops, which all together create a cohesive solution for this worldwide leader.

Furthermore, this stack was used as a baseline for the new one (showed above).

Cisco Marketing Tech Stack
Cisco Marketing Tech Stack, image by Cisco

Martech Stack: Red Wing Shoes

Red Wing Shoes martech stack is a perfect example of how e-commerce and brick and mortar business divides their processes into 3 main strategies:

  • Personalization
  • Productivity
  • Ilumination of value

Red Wing Shoes integrated tools via a flexible marketing stack that are divided into two business concepts – B2B and B2C.

In addition, there is the shared sector across customer-facing parts of the organization.

On the front end, there are sales (business and consumer), meanwhile on the back end – operations and analytics.

One of the tools used is Silverpop, owned by IBM, a platform providing email marketing, lead management, and mobile engagement.

Red Wing Shoes Marketing Tech Stack
Red Wing Shoes Marketing Tech Stack, image by Red Wing Shoes

Martech Stack Examples: Acrolinx

In 2016, Acronolix won the Stack Awards with their visualization of marketing tech tools.

Their customer-centric diagram representing their tech stack focuses on 5C’s:

  • Contacts
  • Connections
  • Content
  • Customer Data
  • Collaboration

The connections stage is divided into segments based on the purpose of the tools (social, site, email, interactive, remarketing). Likewise, the content stage is divided into content creation and content optimization and scoring.

It is interesting to mention that they do not include the Competition segment.

However, the CMO of this company claims that their product is unique enough to not consider other players.

Acrolinx Marketing Tech Stack
Acrolinx Marketing Tech Stack, image by Acrolinx

Marketing Technology Stack – Digital Change Agent Journey Map: Connective DX

The example of a “journey map” by Connective DX is created by two circles and an infinity line that intertwine with each other.

We have to admit, Influence, Engagement lines, and the 4 main pillars are unusual ways to depict 21 tech stacks of Connective DX.

However, the reader can easily follow which tools are used for which purpose and perhaps draw inspiration from this unusual marketing stack (see the bottom of the infographic).

Connective DX Marketing Tech Stack
Connective DX Marketing Tech Stack, image by Connective DX

Marketing Technology Stack 2021: Delphic Digital

Delphic Digital, now known as Hero Digital, decided on 6 main categories of marketing:

  • Acquisition
  • Nurturing
  • Retention
  • Insights and analytics
  • Communication
  • Productivity

There are 32 technology platforms used in the different marketing stages – showed by dots in this marketing tech stack example.

This is a clear and simple way to show how platforms are cross-functional and which tools are best to use for the specific stage.

Delphic Digital Marketing Tech Stack
Delphic Digital Marketing Tech Stack, image by Delphic Digital

Digital Marketing Tech Stack: PitchBook

One of the winners of the 2016 Stacks Awards was Pitchbook, an investing company.

They used a marketing tech stack flowchart to represent their platforms, dividing them into 6 main dimensions.

There is a creation, collaboration, capturing, execution, and analysis.

Although at first glance the flowchart may seem a little confusing, it actually explains what are the best tech stack tools to use to get from one stage to another.

The main tool for the company’s automation is Marketo, a widely known software used by many martech companies

PitchBook Marketing Tech Stack
PitchBook Marketing Tech Stack, image by PitchBook

Marketing Tech Stack 2021: Uberflip

A content marketing platform, Uberflip, presented their tech stacks in a form of the customer journey.

In addition, this example of a technology stack breaks up tools into 4 pillars that combined promise sales and customer success:

  • Creation
  • Experience
  • Distribution
  • Insights

Moreover, the tech stacks can be looked at from the content side or demand generation side. Combining these different perspectives and creating an easy-to-navigate tech stack resulted in winning the Award in 2015.

Uberflip Marketing Tech Stack
Uberflip Marketing, image by Uberflip

Marketing Stack 2021: Datapipe

Presenting data flow in the form of the funnel was a solution provided by Datapipe, known now as Rackspace. They asked the question “How this tech stack helps us gain customers?” Hence, the birth of their marketing tech stack infographic.

The diagram shows different aspects of marketing such as email marketing, lead conversion, nurturing, and deal conversion and which technology solution they are using for each.

They decided to use mainly the Salesforce tool, as this integrated CRM platform helps with the connection between customer and producer.

Nevertheless, they also go with SEO tool Moz, WordPress, and other useful tech stack tools.

Datapipe Marketing Tech Stack
Datapipe Marketing Tech Stack, image by Datapipe

Martech stack of Software Implementation: IntelligenceBank

Intelligence Bank’s circuit marketing stach board depicts how interconnected and intertwined all platforms are in the marketing department.

CRM and CMS have the most wires which shows the importance of those two segments for this digital asset management company.

What’s more, each tool or a group of tools has an explanation, therefore, we can see that Stripe is used for payments, New Relic for server and website monitoring, etc.

Finally, Google Alerts is an addition acting as a PR distribution software and contributes to making a difference in the company’s operations.

This marketing technology stack definitely has something to offer to many companies!

IntelligenceBank Marketing Tech Stack
IntelligenceBank Marketing Tech Stack, image by IntelligenceBank

Marketing Tech Stack 2021: John Wiley & Sons

If you thought that only certain industries oopt for technology stacks, the next example will prove you wrong.

Education services, Wiley, has also created a martech stack which they use for:

  • Lead Generation
  • Marketing Automation
  • Social
  • Sales Automation
  • Voice of Customer
  • Web Analytics
  • Insights

To make it easier, they also added the arrows connecting the tools and showing which ones are automated and manual.

Therefore, all new tech stack users can evaluate which tools they would like to add to their stack and determine how much time they would like to spend on using them.

John Wiley & Sons Marketing Tech Stack
John Wiley & Sons Marketing Tech Stack, image by John Wiley & Sons

Visualization of Marketing Tools: The SMACs stack

The SMACs stack is one of the well-known tech stacks as it is extremely cost-efficient and easy to navigate. The concept is based on social interaction, mobility, and analytics.

This easy to follow marketing tech stack is separated into 4 main categories:

  • Attract
  • Convert
  • Measure
  • Nurture

Each of these categories consists of useful tools some of which are grouped together, which allows users to see which tools work well with each other and further contribute to company’s improvement.

SMACs Marketing Tech stack
SMACs stack, image by Jacob Vargese

The Lead Generation Technology Stack: TechnologyAdvice

As it’s name suggests, lead generation is focal for TechnologyAdvice Stack. The tools used in their martech stack are divided into five main phases awith subsections. These pahses are:

  • Content
  • Awareness / Promotion
  • Lead Capture
  • Lead Management
  • Analytics

Technology advice use popular and more “one-size-fits-all” tools, as well as the “niche” ones. Hence, you can see tools such as Hootsuite, Buffer, and Crazyegg, as well as Drupal, SugarCRM and others.

As a result, the lead generation technology stack gives us a good variety to choose from.

The Lead Generation Technology Stack
TechnologyAdvice Marketing Tech Stack, image by TechnologyAdvice

Martech Example European VC Tech Stack: VC Cafe

European VC Tech Stack made by VC Cafe is a universal diagram for any company.

It contains all crucial platforms for conducting business.

Therefore, having many platforms in each category gives an interested user a wide range of tools to check out and choose from.

VC’s tech stack board is divided into 8 groups including:

  • Dealflow Management
  • Portfolio Management / Cap tables
  • Communication internal / external
  • CRM
  • Research
  • Board management / Recruiting / Ops
  • Scheduling / Assistants
  • Exit Related

Many of the tools are widely known around the technical marketing experts and novices alike – such as Calendly, Google Drive, Slack, LinkedIn, etc.

European VC marketing tech stack
European VC Tech Marketing Tech Stack, image by VC Cafe

Marketing Funnel and Tools: Seismic

Seismic is a SaaS company known for helping other companies with sales enablement and delivering outstanding customer experiences. Their worldwide success proves that their martech stack works and is worth checking out.

They present their marketing tech stack as a five-step customer journey consisting of the following phases:

Moreover, it focuses on measuring sign-ins and content requests. Measuring clicks, impressions, and click-through rates gives more tracking to prove growth and engagement.

Lastly, they included notes of what the company action is in each phase. Quite useful, wouldn’t you agree?

Seismic Marketing Tech Stack
Seismic Marketing Tech Stack, image by Seismic

Marketing Stack: Lattice Engines

Lattice Engines’ Marketing Stack is concise and simple to view. It consists of five categories:

  • Lead Management
  • Anlytics and Reporting
  • Data and Programs
  • Content and Social
  • Sales Enablement

Each category has the relevant tools listed, which makes it extremely easy to navigate and choose from.

This kind of tech stack is typical for marketing technology companies. So, if you are the owner of one, make sure to check this stack out!

Lattice Engines Marketing Tech Stack
Lattice Engines Marketing Tech Stack, image by Lattice Engines

MarkCom Technology Stack: Acquia

Digital Experience Platform, Acquia, has a simple clean layout of their martech stacks.

A pyramid structure demonstrates marketing tech that starts with team collaboration and goes on to:

  • Prospecting
  • Website
  • Inbound Marketing
  • Analytics

This tech stack example is a blend of growth hacking tools for improvement of crucial aspects of company’s smooth running, focusing on the correlation between marketing and sales.

Worth mentioning is that Acquia uses Asana software for team collaboration and work management, which makes project and team management processes much easier.

Acquia Marketing Tech Stack
Acquia Marketing Tech Stack, image by Acquia

Marketing Tech Stack 2021: Terminus

An account-based marketing researcher does not need a lot of platforms to execute marketing. Terminus is one good example of this.

This account-based marketing platform has created a technology stack that focuses mainly on blog features as well as landing pages, CRM, marketing automation, etc.

Some of the tools they use include Canva, Buffer, CoScjedule, and others.

Based on this martech stack, it is noticeable that the company is mainly focusing on traffic and lead generation.

Terminus Marketing Tech Stack
Terminus Marketing Tech Stack, image by Terminus

Marketing Tech Stack Tools in Funnel: Calero

Calero, a B2B company providing customers with technology expense management solutions, presented their technology stack in the form of a marketing sales funnel.

The martech stack diagram shows internal marketing processes which allow this company to land customers, leading to their revenue stream.

Their funnel tech stack has three main stages:

  • Target Accounts and Contacts
  • Promotion and Engagement
  • Acceleration

Furthermore, the funnel is split into six stages representing the customer journey and the tools needed for each step of the process.

One of their interesting tools is Bombara which focuses on getting insights when the B2B customers are actively on the market. 

Calero funnel and marketing tech stack.
Calero Marketing Tech Stack, image by Calero

Marketing Technology Stack Example: Absolutdata

Custom AI platform, Absolutdata, shows an advanced and technologically-oriented marketing stack. It is divided into five segments which together contribute to scalablility and smoothness of business running. The segments are:

  • Front-end technologies
  • Data processing and analytics
  • Third party software integration
  • Framework, languages, and webservers
  • Cloud services and data storage

The infographic of marketing tech tools depicts the integration of all data sources.

This technology-oriented company chose tools that are not that popular but still serve the purpose, especially for advanced actions.

Absolutdata Marketing Tech Stack
Absolutdata Marketing Tech Stack, image by Absolutdata

Marketing Funnel And Tools: Hive

Hive is a project management platform that helps users stay on top of their projects at all times.

They have created a marketing stack that focuses mostly on integration and automation.

Very detailed segmentation allows the reader to follow which platform is used for which stage of the marketing process. The tech stack is divided into five main stages:

Moreover, their own platform allows collaboration and a general overview of all technologies they are using, which makes everything so much easier.

Hive Marketing Tech Stack
Hive Marketing Tech Stack, image by Hive

Marketing Technology Stack: Cramer

Cramer is a marketing agency with a focus on events. Their technology stack shows which tools can be used for six different business processes.

The company has also included tools used for infrastructure, which is an exception from many other martech stack examples. The tools they use for this stage are:

  • Fonts.com – offering more than 150000 different font styles
  • Medium – a place for writing, reading, and researching about different topics
  • Twilio – cloud communication platform
  • Webhok CMS – a website builder platform

This marketing tools infographic gives an answer and solution to key problems – content, sales enablement, and social amplification. Moreover, there’s a really cool mix of well-known and small start-up tools.

Cramer Marketing Tech Stack
Cramer Marketing Tech Stack, image by Cramer

Marketing Stack Automation Flow: CBInsigts

CBInsights helps customers find new business opportunities and trends. Their digital tech stack diagram is displayed as a flow chart and shows marketing stack automation, which allows a more efficient marketing.

The 6 steps to success are the following marketing channels:

  • Landing pages
  • Re-targeting
  • Activation emails
  • Automated drip marketing
  • Product Demos

CBInsights shows a simpler and smaller range of marketing tools two of which they use specifically for email marketing – SendGrid and Mailchimp.

CBInsigts Marketing Tech Stack
CBInsigts Marketing Tech Stack, image by CBInsigts

Martech Stack for Data Integrations and Automation Stack: Merkle

The data-driven company, Merkle, illustrated their approach to martech stacks by displaying areas of the brain and how the tools are related to them. There are five main areas:

  • Insights
  • Activation
  • Orchestration
  • Integration
  • Data Management

Each marketing function of the tech stack infographic is divided into subsections.

Overall, the layout helps visualize which marketing tools make up the different parts of the marketing process and what specific aspects of marketing they can be implemented for.

Merkle Marketing Tech Stack
Merkle Marketing Tech Stack, image by Merkle

Marketing Tech Stack Infographic: Tennant

Tennant is an American-based cleaning company that creatively presented their martech stack as one of its products: a floor-cleaning machine.

The loop revolves around the main themes:

  • Attraction
  • Engagement
  • Collaboration
  • Revision and revive

Subsequently, four main marketing stages are then divided into subcategories, which are simple and easy-to-understand for the user.

Tennant Marketing Tech Stack
Tennant Marketing Tech Stack, image by Tennant

Marketing Tech Stack 2021: Kurtosys

Kurtosys is a digital experience platform for the asset management industry. They have used five key stages of customer journey to represent their tech stack solutions.

Next to each stage there is a short explanation of how they implement different tools for the best results. They included icons of tools for each stage, plus the secure stage which is located in the middle.

The company shows that some tools have multiple purposes and can be used in different stages such as Salesforce, DocSend, etc.

Many martech stack infographics show the advanced approach to their marketing and Kurtosys is definitely one of them.

Kurtosys Marketing Tech Stacks
Kurtosys marketing tech cycle

MarTech Stack + Intelligent Customer Journey: Mobly

Mobly is a furniture stores company that created their marketing tech stack example in the form of a customer journey represented by a man driving a car.

Marketing tech solutions are divided into 4 different segments:

  • Systems of Engagement
  • Intelligence Systems
  • Systems of Record
  • Marketing Operations

Each segment has different tools lined up which makes this infographic easy to follow and understand how to best use different tools.

Mobly Marketing Tech Stack
Mobly Marketing Tech Stack, image by Mobly

Marketing Tech Stack 2021: Marketing Masala

Marketing Masala, an Indian-based company providing digital marketing services, suggests that the marketing department should focus more on their growth.

The digital tech stack diagram represents 21 growth-hacking marketing technology stacks.

In the diagram below, the tools implemented work to:

  • Qualify leads
  • Boost content marketing
  • Ceate landing pages
  • Improve SEO
  • Help with customer engagement

This simplistic way of showing which tools are best to use for growth hacking together with their features is a great resource for both new growth hackers and the ones looking for some inspiration.

Masala Marketing Tech Stack
Masala Marketing Tech Stack, image by Marketing Masala

The Sales Tech Stack 3.0: Clemmons.io

Clemmens.io is a B2B lead generation and growth marketing agency that has developed a sales tech stack focused on the sales funnel.

Their sales stack is divides into four stages:

  • Analytics and sales intelligence
  • Research and prospecting
  • Messaging and outreach
  • Deal pipeline and CRM

The sales process is then divided into steps that help potential customers go down the funnel and the right tools to ensure their conversion.

The marketing tools flowchart below shows the company’s detailed approach to getting customers.

Clemmons.io Marketing Tech Stack
The sales stack 3.0 by clemmons.io

Marketing Tech Stack: Effin Amazing

The “less is more” approach by Effin Amazing keeps it simple, to the point, and proves its effectiveness. Only six marketing tools are included in their 2020 tech stack:

  • Google Tag Manager
  • Segment
  • Clearbit
  • Autopilot
  • SAlesforce
  • Amplitude

Simplicity can be a thing of beauty when trying to avoid Stackpocalypse – a land where many companies lose their direction.

Effin Amazing believes that having a variety of choices of tools does not imply every company should opt for them or that it is the best choice.

As a result, their digital marketing tech stacks integrate together seamlessly.

Effin Amazing Marketing Tech Stack
Effin Amazing Tech Stack, image by Effin Amazing

Martech Stack Examples: Zero Dollar

Free technology to conduct growth marketing was put into simplistic graphics and is also the new approach of Zero Dollar. The nine categories with different tools that they included into their martech stack are common for every business:

  • Attribution
  • Push notifications
  • Crash analytics
  • App analytics
  • Referrals
  • A/B testing / In-app engagement
  • Tag management
  • ASO
  • Customer service

This marketing tech stack can be a perfect solution for bootstrapped start-ups.

Interestingly, in order to support their customers, they opted for osTicket software – a single marketing tool that combines email, website, and phone calls inquiries.

Zero Dollar Marketing Tech Stack
Zero Dollar Marketing Tech Stack, image by Deepak Abbot

Marketing Flex / Org Stack: Reduxio

Reduxio’s diagram is one of the most elaborate and detailed ones.

It consists of three main circles that make up the marketing tools graphic with the following focus areas:

  • Product and Design
  • Sales “Wow”
  • Growth Marketing

The color-coded dots around the main circle represent the responsibilities of each team member. Inside of the main circle, we can see different aspects of each stage, making it easy to follow and keep track of different marketing processes.

Moreover, they added a map of the world which shows where they are currently operating.

Reduxio Marketing Tech Stack
Reduxio Marketing Tech Stack, image by Reduxio

Marketing Tech Stack 2021: Tomas Capponi

The Growth Marketing Tools Funnel made by Tomas Capponi depicts the customer lifecycle and the digital software tools used in each stage.

This traditional funnel tech stack example incorporates various tools for different stages, including Hubspot, AdRoll, Funnelytics, and many others.

It is a nice representation of different tools and how and when they should be used to ensure a smooth customer journey down the funnel.

Hopefully, the end result will be a converted customer and increased revenue!

Tomas Capponi Marketing Tech Stack
Tomas Capponi Marketing Tech Stack, image by Tomas Capponi

Martech stack: Everbird

An example of how agile teams and stakeholders experience rapid growth was presented on Everbird’s tech stack infographic.

Unlike other tech stack examples, they chose to focus on three main objectives: analysis, test, and growth itself.

Everbird categorized their martech stack tools into eleven categories that can help companies with instrumentation, reporting, testing, and optimization of their web and mobile applications.

Everbird Marketing Tech Stack
Everbird Marketing Tech Stack, image by Everbird

Digital Marketing Tech Stack: AdsMarketing

Italian marketing agency Ads Marketing decided to invert the well-known marketing funnel in order to improve ROI and their growth.

Most of the tools listed in the digital tech stack are a popular choice in marketing circles. The tools are categorized into eight different groups:

  • SEO / Social Media
  • Landing Page Optimization
  • Content Marketing
  • Website Optimization
  • Email Marketing
  • Conversion
  • Customer Experience
  • Social Media Optimization

Ads Marketing chose to stay simple and use only a limited range of tools which makes it easy for everyone in the company to use them and have control of various processes.

marketing ads digital marketing funnel (tools)
Marketing Ads Marketing Tech Stack, image by Marketing Ads

Marketing Tech Stack: Jackson Marketing

Jackson Marketing is a company that provides marketing and event solutions.

This agency decided to connect blocks so as to visualize the marketing processes with the corresponding digital tools underneath.

In each segment, the reader can find different platforms used for a smoother transition of the potential customers down the marketing funnel.

At first, it looks like they are using a lot of different tools. However, when you look closer, most of the digital tech stack tools are the same in every step – which is the way of cutting costs and simplifying the process.

Jackson Marketing Tech Stack
Jackson Marketing Tech Stack, image by Jackson Marketing

Marketing Stack: Invoca

As Invoca decided to switch to ABM (account-based marketing) strategy, they needed to change their account-based marketing tools.

Hence, the next marketing technology stack example! The tech stack infographic involves the ideal target customers and then subsequently five stages that evolve from it:

  • Identify
  • Expand
  • Engage
  • Advocate
  • Measure

There is a clear understanding of the usage of platforms thanks to this untraditional marketing funnel.

Invoca Marketing Tech Stack
Invoca Marketing Tech Stack. Image from Pinterest

Marketing Tech Stack 2021: LeadMD

Similar to Invoca, there is another company that uses ABM (account-based marketing)LeadMD.

They created a marketing tools infographic showing what is the use of each marketing tool, thus, making a clean and easy-to-follow martech stack example.

The four main tools LeadMD uses are LeadMD, Salesforce, Marketo, and Kapost.

Moreover, other tools are listed out based on how they fit into fourteen main categories, providing users with additional top-to-bottom funnel support.

LeadMD Marketing Tech Stack
LeadMD – Tech Stack

Marketing Technology Tools: Bloomreach

Bloomreach is a digital experience platform purpose-built for e-commerce that helps companies to ensure smooth customer journey.

Their tech stack example is on the simpler side, focusing on three main stages and few extremely effective marketing tools. The three stages included in this martech stack example are:

  • Platform
  • Optimization
  • Application

Each of the 10 tech stack tools has its purpose in the company’s running. Besides the well-known tools, there are a few not often seen in other marketing stack examples such as Tableau, Clearside, Selligy, and others.

Bloomreach Marketing Tech Stack
Bloomreach Marketing Technology Stack, image by Bloomreach

Martech Stack: Ion Interactive

A content marketing solution platform – Ion Interactive has been a go-to for many content creators looking to attract, convert, and retain their audience.

To match their brand image, this company decided on presenting their marketing tools as an interactive marketing technology stack.

As a result, their tech stack infographic consists of six circles each representing a stage of the company’s interaction with customers (attract, educate, match, package, transact, advocacy). From there, each stage breaks into the platforms they are using on a daily basis.

Finally, a yellow arrow suggests that these processes are automated and can be reused regularly.

Ion Interactive marketing tech stack, image by Ion Interactive

Marketing Technology Stack Infographic: Venture Scanner

Venture Scanner decided to show the marketing technology they are currently using. In order to choose the right platforms, they checked 900 companies and drew ideas from their tech stack examples.

The division into 13 main categories of marketing helps the reader to navigate and find needed marketing technology tools.

Some of the interesting categories, Venture Scanner has included are:

  • Mobile Marketing
  • Advertising Networks
  • Influencer Marketing
  • Web Personalization

This tech stack example leaves nothing to be desired as it provides a wide range of tools and platforms for different marketing aspects.

Venture Scanner Marketing Tech Stack
Venture Scanner Marketing Tech Stack, image by Venture Scanner

Marketing Tools stack: DemandBase

DemandBase is an ABM software that helps customers drive revenue and increase retention.

A starting point of their tech stack infographic is their software. The martech stack example contains the buyer’s journey with the addition of six pillars of account-based marketing:

  • Web Experience
  • Analytics
  • Content Marketing
  • Sales Enablement
  • CRM (Client Retention Management)
  • MAS (Marketing Automation Software)

Moreover, the platforms DemandBase uses are aligned around the stages of the customer journey providing users with an easy-to-follow overview of the most effective tools for each given stage.

DemandBase Marketing Tech Stack
DemandBase Marketing Tech Stack, image by DemandBase

MarTech Automation Tools: Olive Insights

Olive Insights chose to present their tech stack solution in an unconventional way separating 13 categories of marketing and showing the tools used for each of them. Some interesting categories included in this infographic are:

  • Data Management
  • Customer Data
  • Strategy, Education, Change, Management, Onboarding

Furthermore, each category has a subheading explaining what it stands for.

The technology stack gives a great example of how a marketing agency specializing in data, technology, and governance utilizes different platforms for different purposes.

Olive Insights Marketing Tech Stack
Olive Insights Stack, image by Olive Insights

Marketing Technology Stack Infographic: Talk Walker

Talk Walker is social media analytics and monitoring platform that provides their customers with consumer insights and improves brands’ reputation.

They have developed a customer journey marketing technology stack in the form of a circle with different kinds of software tools at each step of the journey.

Talk Walker’s tech stack provides users with the main platforms that are universal and can be recommended to any business.

Talk Walker Marketing Tech Stack
Talk Walker Marketing Tech Stack, image by Talk Walker

Marketing Tech Stack 2021: Egnyte

Egnyte, a content services platform, created an infographic of the technology stack they are using on a daily basis.

They focus mostly on execution and using data to make informed decisions and break their marketing tech stack into six segments:

  • Data Management and Analytics
  • Content Creation and Delivery
  • PR & Media Monitoring
  • Social Engagement
  • Operations
  • Seo

Among numerous tools, Egnyte chooses to use Buffer and Google Search Console, which are popular technological tools among technology marketers.

Egnyte Marketing Tech Stack
Egnyte Tech Stack, image by Egnyte

Digital Marketing Tools: Smart Insights

Smart Insights is a digital marketing strategy advice agency helping companies drive business growth.

As a starting point for their marketing technology stack, they used the customer lifecycle and then divided it into four main tech stack categories:

  • Engage
  • Reach
  • Convert
  • Act

As a result, there are 30 different purposes for many of the given tools. The company wants to try new tools and promote them over the ones which are on the market for a long time.

Smart Insights idea is to recommend new technology stack solutions and give companies ideas and insights of different tools on the market.

Smart Insights Marketing Tech Stack
Essential Digital Marketing Tools by Smart Insights

Martech Stack: Red Caffeine

Red Caffeine is a business and marketing growth strategy consulting creating marketing plans and growth strategies for their clients.

The infographic they presented depicts five groups with a focus on the importance of the financial perspective while creating marketing stacks. The five groups are:

  • Awareness / Promotion
  • Interest Capture
  • Analytics
  • Lead Management
  • Business Operations

Each of the groups is then divided into subgroups with different tools used for that particular stage. The table is extremely easy to follow and is organized in a way that clearly points to the best tools for each process.

Red Caffeine Marketing Tech Stack
Red Caffeine Marketing Tech Stack, image by Red Caffeine

Martech Stack Examples: AdRoll

A recipe for team success was presented by Adroll with their marketing tech tools.

The marketing tools in this example are divided into six main parts and fit into the funnel based on user behavior.

Thanks to the division into smaller blocks, is easy for the reader to navigate. What’s more, the arrows help users see which tools can be used together to connect different stages of the funnel.

AdRoll Marketing Tech Stack
AdRoll Marketing Stack, image by AdRoll


There is a variety of tools to choose from and go onto making a perfect digital marketing tech stack for any type of business.

One extra tip for successful execution and development of your very own martech stack is dividing your marketing efforts into phases or smaller processes.

After you segment your funnel, compare your needs with other companies’ solutions. It is worth checking out what your competitors are opting for too!

Moreover, remember that sometimes less is more. You don’t always need the largest quantity or the most expensive option. Some companies are better off with simple tech stacks, as they are easier to monitor and coordinate.

If you run into problems or extra questions, do not hesitate to reach out to us.

Here at Klint Marketing, we offer digital strategies, marketing stack implementations, and growth hacks for scaling businesses no matter the industry or size!

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