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Shifting Trends for B2B and B2C Marketers: A Look Forward

Marketing is constantly changing as the underlying technology for many key marketing functions is innovating and enabling new insights and achievements for global marketers. Although change does not happen overnight, we still expect to see massive shifts in marketing technology in 2019 on both the B2B and B2C sides. This is in part driven by the increasing need to target key companies, accounts and targets with buying power in efficient, effective and measurable ways — increasing revenue for companies, while decreasing cost.…

Zaius Omnichannel Campaign Manager Unveiled for B2C Marketing

New Capabilities on Zaius B2C CRM Simplify Multi-Touch, Omnichannel Marketing Using a Customer-First Approach Leading CRM maker for the B2C market, Zaius, has announced Omnichannel Campaign Manager for their customers. Zaius Omnichannel Campaign Manager is a new feature that lets marketers easily create, execute and measure multi-touchpoint campaigns across channels and devices in one simple campaign view. Recommended Read: Zaius Integrates with Zendesk for 360-Degree View on Customer Experience Last month, we…

Zaius Scoops $30 Million in Series B to Further Develop B2C Marketing Tech Ecosystem

Latest Investment Comes as B2C CRM from Zaius Replaces Siloed, Legacy B2C Marketing Technology Zaius, a leading CRM built for B2C marketers, announced that it has raised $30 million in a Series B investment round led by Insight Venture Partners. Previous investors Matrix Partners, Underscore VC, and Leaders Fund also participated in the round. Bringing its total funding to $50.8 million, Zaius will use this investment to further develop its partner and developer ecosystem, as well as expand its platform functionality.…

What Data Orchestration Solutions Mean for B2B and B2C Marketers

The enthusiasm for data-driven marketing technologies like predictive, AI, ABM, marketing automation, and personalization tools is driving interest in a new category of technologies – Data Orchestration Solutions. These solutions automate critical marketing processes including things like onboarding data, cleansing and enriching that data, unifying field values across different systems, and delivering to key partners. Now that sounds bland and theoretical, and marketers tend to like things that are shiny. So why are…

AgilOne Announces New Customer Data Platform Capabilities for Enterprise B2C Marketing Teams

AgilOne’s New Customer Data Platform Now Enables Enterprise Brands to Meet Their Unique Business Needs and Future-Proof Their Customer Data Investments Leading customer data platform for B2C enterprises, AgilOne, has announced the launch of AgilOne Lightning IQ. AgilOne Lightning IQ is the only data query tool integrated into a customer data platform that allows marketing teams to query massive amounts of customer data with speed and agility. Recommended Read: AI-as-a-Service in Martech: Focus on Virtual Assistants,…

3 Ways B2B E-Commerce Marketing is Winning over B2C

Despite its best efforts and well-paid sales staff, the B2B e-commerce marketing and purchasing experience has always underwhelmed compared to B2C. A 2016 survey by eConsultancy found that only 15% of B2B executives felt they provided buyer experiences that were as strong as the top B2C experiences. According to our own data, however, B2B companies now believe that they have made significant headway in the past two years, reporting better experiences across six key areas: relationships and support, payment terms, product…

Frost & Sullivan: Mobile Services Market in Asia-Pacific to Increase Focus on B2B and B2B2C Segments Following Launch of 5G

Mobile Network Operators in Asia-Pacific Are Exploring Business Strategies and New Technology Adoption to Increase Revenue and Offer Value Add Services The mobile services market in Asia-Pacific is expected to focus more on business models for the Business-to-Business (B2B) or Business-to-Business-to-Consumer (B2B2C) segments as a result of declining revenue from traditional services. Frost & Sullivan reported that 53% of services launched by mobile network operators in Asia-Pacific over 2017 to 2018 were consumer…

Sitecore Named a Strong Performer in B2C Content Marketing Platforms by Independent Research Firm

Sitecore Received Highest Possible Score in the "Market Differentiation Strategy" Criterion Sitecore, the global leader in digital experience management software, announced that it has been recognized as a Strong Performer in "The Forrester Wave: Content Marketing Platforms for B2C Marketers, Q2 2019" report by Forrester Research, Inc. Sitecore Content Hub was among the select technologies Forrester evaluated in the independent report, which assessed the nine most significant software vendors across 30 criteria.…

What a Difference Commitment Makes When It Comes to B2C Content Marketing

Content Marketing Institute Releases New 2019 Research on State of Business-To-Consumer Content Marketing Content marketing may have caught on first with B2B marketers, but B2C marketers have plenty of skin in the game too: 81% say their organization is concerned with creating content that builds loyalty with existing customers. That’s according to new research from Content Marketing Institute and MarketingProfs, presented in B2C Content Marketing 2019: Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends. The research shows B2C organizations…

Torry Harris Launches DigitMarket — a B2B2C Platform for all Platforms

Torry Harris Business Solutions launches its revolutionary toolkit, ‘DigitMarket’ for TM Forum’s Digital Transformation World Event 2018 Torry Harris Business Solutions (THBS) is a global leader in integration and digital transformation. DigitMarket is a multi-vendor marketplace framework offered by THBS. It recently launched ‘DigitMarket’ for the digital empowerment of platform partners at the Digital Transformation World Event 2018. DigitMarket is a host of services and products which allow businesses to quickly…

TapToBook Unveiling Its AI-Driven Digital Marketing Platform for B2C Businesses

The AI-Driven Platform from TapToBook Also Features a Sales Chatbot that Provides a Two-Way Chat Support to Convert Customer Questions into Sales A leading Customer Engagement tool provider, TapToBook, is releasing its AI-driven multi-channel digital marketing platform for the B2C market. The retail services industry continues to shift their marketing budget away from traditional print and TV ads towards the multi-billion dollar market for Digital Marketing tools, such as Email Marketing, Google Adwords, Facebook, and…

BigCommerce Emerges as a Strong Performer Among B2C and B2B Commerce Suites

Evaluations recognize BigCommerce for its ‘above par’ ecommerce product vision and roadmap BigCommerce, a leading open SaaS ecommerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, announced that it was named a Strong Performer by Forrester Research in two recently released reports: “The Forrester Wave™: B2C Commerce Suites, Q2 2020” and “The Forrester Wave™: B2B Commerce Suites, Q2 2020.” Marketing Technology News: Lightspeed Collaborates with the CQCD to Make Cloud Commerce More Accessible to Retailers The…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Pirate Labs (Email Marketing), 6sense (ABM), Adobe (B2B commerce), Optimizely (Customer Experience), The Yes (E-commerce). New Software ahoy! Helps Shopify Businesses Make More Money Pirate Labs has launched its latest product, ahoy!, a SaaS email marketing solution designed for ecommerce businesses to sell more while doing less. Available to Shopify and Shopify Plus stores, ahoy!…

TechBytes with Jeremy Van Ek, COO at American Marketing Association

Hi Jeremy, tell us about your role/team you handle at AMA. What inspired you to join the company? As Chief Operations Officer at the American Marketing Association, my primary responsibility is the execution, enablement, and development of all Finance, Operations, and Technology within the organization. I was inspired to join the AMA because of the mission of the organization to be a thought leader and coach to marketers. Prior to the AMA, I was the Chief Financial Officer at Trisect. I bring more than 15 years of…

Strategies To Help Businesses Achieve Marketing Goals During Times Of Uncertainty

Organizations need to alter their approach to key markets and customers As the business community continues to adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic, companies need to strategically alter their approach to promoting products and services. According to Jordan Buning, president of ddm marketing & communications in Grand Rapids, given the global impact of the situation, there needs to be an immediate shift in marketing messages. "Consumers of your products need to feel safe, they need to be informed and they want…

PunchOut2Go Brings Pre-Built PunchOut Catalog Connector for InsiteCommerce to Episerver App Marketplace

‌With PunchOut2Go for InsiteCommerce, Customers Maximize Business Investment, Extend Platform Functionality Eighty-five percent of online shoppers start their online purchase journeys at a marketplace whether they have a product in mind for purchase or not. Business buyers want the same level of ease and comparison and PunchOut2Go, a global eCommerce and eProcurement integration provider, and Episerver, the customer-centric digital experience company, have made it possible through PunchOut2Go for InsiteCommerce via the…

commercetools Named a Leader in B2C Commerce

Top research firm's report states that commercetools gives its customers a "platform for building visionary commerce experiences commercetools, the next-generation commerce software company, has been named a "Leader" in B2C commerce in The Forrester Wave™: B2C Commerce Suites, Q2 2020 report. commercetools received the highest scores possible in the campaign management, promotions, platform architecture, product vision and roadmap, and delivery model criteria. Forrester describes commercetools as "new-school…

Salesforce Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of the Gartner’s 2020 Magic Quadrant for Multichannel Marketing Hubs

Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, announced that Salesforce has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in its 2020 Magic Quadrant for Multichannel Marketing Hubs. Salesforce was evaluated for its Salesforce for Marketing Cloud. Marketing Technology News: Merkle Launches Rapid Audience Layer Solution for Retail Marketers "Today, people expect companies to speak to them with the right message, in the right tone, at the right time," said Adam Blitzer, EVP & GM, Marketing Cloud, Commerce Cloud and Community…

Leading Miami SEO Agency, Web Daytona, Provides Continued Digital Marketing Through Uncertain Time in Business

Miami SEO pros, Web Daytona, are maintaining their online marketing to companies struggle to stay afloat Miami SEO professionals, Web Daytona, have confirmed they will be providing uninterrupted services to help businesses thrive, online, in spite of global uncertainties. As one of the leading names in full-service digital marketing, their experience with both local SEO and national SEO has put them on the map in recent years. And, as recent shakeups in the global business landscape change the way companies operate,…

SmartCard Marketing Systems Inc Announces Alipay and Wechat Pay Now Part of Its Payment Technology Solutions Across All Platforms

SmartCard Marketing Systems Inc, a leader in FinTech & PayTech platform specialized industry offerings, continues to expand its global payment acceptance rails and important part of its Brand As Your Own offerings. As Financial Institutions and Enterprises thrive to deliver seamless services to their merchants and customers, they require partners and providers such as SMKG to deploy alternative Payment Types ready to underwrite and launch their customers for b2b and b2c, with the added possibilities of p2p. Marketing…