Marketo Sky: What’s Next for the Design Studio?

Melanie Richeson

In this blog series (here, here & here) we’ve reviewed an intro to Marketo Sky, My Marketo, the Navigation Panel, Search Tool, and Marketing Activities. What does that leave? Updates for Database, Analytics and Admin are still being made, so we’re left with: Design Studio! The center for all things aesthetic in Marketo. 

Design Studio

As of 10/19, Images and Files, Email Templates, Landing Page Templates, Landing Pages and Forms asset pages are available to access from the drop-down menu. 

All others are coming soon, however, if you click on the individual asset in the Tree or Recent Design Studio Assets some will open successfully in Marketo Sky. 

From the homepage, you can browse all Design Studio assets, upload a new image or file, and access individual Design Studio types. At any time, you can click on the Workspace to go back to the homepage. 

The icons and badges for assets have an updated look. Here’s a breakdown of each icon in a handy visual from the Marketo community – thank you Marketo! Want a more in-depth look? Review our previous Marketo Sky Search Tools blog. I’ve also included a visual of the different icons for each asset type currently available. 

Another new feature of Marketo Sky is – labels! 

Add Labels – up to 10 per asset – to any asset to improve searchability. For example, add the label “headshot” to all of your headshot images in the Design Studio Images and Files to easily search all headshot images at once. Think of labels as meta tags for your assets in Marketo. 

What’s next for Marketo Sky? 

We’ve talked about what’s currently available and we’ve talked about what’s not available – but what’s on the way? Below are the Sky improvements that are currently In Progress. 

  • Adobe Experience Manager Asset Integration 
  • Image Editing in Design Studio powered by Adobe Creative Cloud 
  • List Views for Assets 
    • Email List View 
    • Forms List View 
    • Snippet List View 
  • Test Group Details Page for Landing Pages 
  • Email Champion/Challenger Details Page 
  • Asset Details Pages 
    • Snippets 

You can view the Complete, In Progress, On Deck and Future State items for Marketo Sky here

Quick Click for Marketo Sky’s Top New Features 

Want a quick-click guide to Marketo Sky that summarizes the top features? Access the guide here. 

  • My Marketo Widgets 
  • Navigation Panel 
  • Marketing Activities Tree with Advanced Filtering 
  • Search Tool 
  • Labels 
  • Icons & Badges 
  • Saved Rules and Flows in Smart Campaigns 
  • Set Expiration for Assets 
  • Mass Actions on Assets 
  • Overall look, feel, and user experience! 

Get Started Today 

Ready to get started? Use this how-to guide from Marketo to enable Marketo Sky. 

But wait! Don’t forget to send your feedback to SkyFeedback@marketo.com. Your colleagues have already started, and you can view known issues here

Did you know this blog is #4 of a Marketo Sky series? Read the other blogs in the series below. 

Do you have an idea for a Marketo Sky blog you’d like to see? What about any other topic? Let me know in the comments below! 

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