About Arun Sivashankaran

I'm a tech entrepreneur who has been building, measuring and selling consumer and enterprise websites for years. Over the course of my career I've helped companies large and small increase revenue and engage customers as a manager, advisor and consultant.

The Secret to Making Your ABM Personalization Campaign a Success

Transcript Hi, everyone. This is Arun from FunnelEnvy. And today I want to talk about the secret to making your ABM account-based marketing personalization campaign a success. So what do I mean by ABM personalization? Well it's website experiences that look something like these: very targeted, personalized experiences that either speak one-to-one to [...]

Optimize your Revenue Funnel by Focusing on the Offers

Let’s take a step inside the data-driven demand generation marketing team. The biggest concerns on the CMOs radar are that the acquisition costs are too high and not hitting their pipeline or revenue goals.  Now looking at the data, we know that not only are they spending a lot on paid and organic traffic, but [...]

We Know Why Your Online Ads Aren’t Scaling Revenue (And How to Fix It)

When you put too much pressure on something, it cracks.  Online advertising is no exception. The cracks in this ecosystem have turned into gaping holes, and those holes are why your paid ads aren’t scaling. Three of the big ones are often in the headlines: the death of the third-party cookie, attribution as an almost [...]

Revenue Funnel Optimization Focus on the Offers

Transcript Hi, everyone, I'm Arun from Funnel Envy. We help demand gen marketers increase pipeline and revenue through revenue funnel optimization. And today I want to talk about why you should really focus on the offers. I'll explain what that means as we go through this. Now, let's take a step inside the [...]

Online Ads May Not Be the Most Efficient Way to Grow Your Demand Gen Funnel

Transcript  Hi, everyone, I'm Arun, the founder of FunnelEnvy. We help demand gen marketers increase pipeline and revenue through revenue funnel optimization And today I want to spend a little bit time talking about why online ads might not be the most efficient way to grow your demand and a revenue funnel. So [...]

How to Effectively Personalize your Website using Account Data for Anonymous Traffic

Unlike consumer marketers, B2B revenue teams often reason about their market at an organization or account level. That may be based on specific named accounts or company size, industry or other related firmographic attributes. Much of the traffic coming to the website is of course, “anonymous” meaning that they haven’t shared any contact information. There [...]

Personalizing the Revenue Journey with Segment Data

Accelerate your customers journey to revenue with FunnelEnvy, now powered with Segment. Segment helps their customers instrument, store and unify data about their visitors and the actions they take all the way to revenue. Now with the FunnelEnvy Segment integration you can deliver personalized, 1:1 website experiences and optimize for revenue using all of that [...]

How Not Picking an Experiment Winner Led to a 227% Increase in Revenue

By now most marketers are familiar with the process of experimentation, identify a hypothesis, design a test that splits the population across one or more variants and select a winning variation based on a success metric. This “winner” has a heavy responsibility – we’re assuming that it confers the improvement in revenue and conversion that [...]

Understanding the CMOs Data-Driven Decision Delusion

The term cobra effect describes an incentive policy that causes unintended consequences and results in the opposite effect intended. In the 1800s the colonial government of India (as the story goes), becoming increasingly concerned about the population of cobras in Delhi, offered a bounty for every dead cobra brought in. Although it was initially successful, [...]

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A Culture of Optimization Eats Experimentation and Personalization for Breakfast

  As marketers we could learn a lot from ants. They don’t attend conferences, have multi-million dollar budgets or get pitched by the latest AI-based tech vendors. Yet over millennia they’ve figured out a radically efficient solution to an important and complex problem – how best to find food to sustain the colony. This is [...]

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