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Custom Objects created in your Salesforce instance can be part of Marketo too.  Here's how to set it up.

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Marketo prerequisites

To use a custom object, it must be associated to a lead, contact or account object in Salesforce.

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Enable Custom Object 

Click Admin and the Salesforce Objects Sync link.

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If this is your first Custom Object, click Sync Schema.
Click Disable Global Sync.

Marketo note

An initial sync of the Salesforce custom object schema may take a few minutes.


Drag the custom object you wish to sync into the canvas.

Marketo note

Custom objects must have unique names. Marketo does not support two different custom objects with the same name.

Click Enable Sync.

Click Enable Sync again.

Marketo reminder

Don't forget to re-enable your global sync!

Go back to the Salesforce tab.

Click Enable Sync.

To view all of your Salesforce custom objects, click Admin and the Salesforce Objects Sync link (same as step 1 above).

Marketo note

Marketo only supports custom entities that are linked to standard entities one or two levels deep.

Excellent! You can now use data from this custom object in smart campaigns and smart lists.

What's Next:

Add/Remove Custom Object Field as Smart List/Trigger Constraints

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