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Woodbridge International Closes Xpressdocs-Amazingmail Deal

Xpressdocs Partners, Ltd, a Texas-based provider of tech-enabled direct marketing and brand management solutions announced the acquisition of Amazingmail, an Arizona-based provider of direct mail solutions. This acquisition, under which Amazingmail will operate as a 100% owned subsidiary of Xpressdocs, brings together two industry leaders specializing in high quality product offerings and cutting-edge marketing solutions.  The complementary nature of the companies’ service offerings creates numerous opportunities for…

How to Improve Your Gmail Reputation

Gmail is the fastest-growing and most actively used internet service provider (ISP), with over 1.2 billion users worldwide. What’s more, according to Yes Marketing data, Gmail accounts for 30 percent of all brands’ email subscribers — a number that has nearly doubled since 2013. Gmail’s dominance and constant innovation have redefined Email Marketing best practices and significantly impacted marketers’ ability to reach subscribers. Gmail is incredibly protective of its users. In fact, Gmail enforces high standards for…

Kiwi for Gmail Redefines Email By Creating The Focus Filtered Inbox for Gmail

New Tool Helps Both Mac and PC Gmail Users Streamline Their Inboxes By Showing Only Relevant Emails Kiwi for Gmail, the highly rated application that redefined the desktop G Suite experience, unveils the new Focus Filtered Inbox for Gmail. Its newest innovation delivers a powerful, dynamic inbox that can filter out email noise with a set of persistent filters you can mix, match, and flip on and off with a single click. The idea is to make it so that your inbox is always clear with just a short list of emails to work…

Gmail and Slack Are More Than Just Messaging Tools: They’re Problematic Storage Solutions

Although Gmail and Slack are great communications tools, they tend to complicate the file storage process. Before the introduction of these tools into the workplace, marketers faced the issue of employees harboring attachments in their inboxes without uploading them to a company drive. However, the integration of Gmail and Slack compounded this issue, causing employees to have attachments scattered across all three channels. This leads to employees lacking access to the latest file versions, disrupting other employees to…

Chrome Extension Brings Contactually Functionality to Gmail

Available in the Chrome Web Store, the Extension Lets Users Manage Their Contact Database Contactually, a customer relationship management platform for real estate professionals, announced its next step aimed at better integrating its CRM into its users' workflows. With the release of its latest Chrome browser extension for Gmail, real estate agents can now more easily access Contactually's features and update contacts—right within their Gmail account. "We wanted to provide the best aspects of Contactually's contact…

G Suite’s Gmail Rolls out with New Features

G Suite’s Current Gmail Version Add-Ons Are Getting the Compose Function. The Release Will Also Facilitate a Private Bridge Between Gmail and Other Enterprise Applications Such as Box, Atlassian, Etc. Finally, Google rewards the developer community by launching its much-awaited ‘Compose’ feature. Basically, ‘Compose’ allows developers to directly integrate their applications with Gmail. This enhances ease of access for G Suite's Gmail users when accessing information from third-party sources. The announcement comes as a…

Slack and Gmail Now Integrated with Digitile, Allowing Files Shared in Real-Time to be Automatically Organized and Found Faster

Using Digitile is as Natural as a Google Search, But for Work Files, Reducing Clutter and Increasing Productivity To enhance the lives of professionals who use cloud-based business software platforms, Digitile has integrated Slack and Gmail functionality into its cross-platform search hub, joining Google Drive, GSuite, Dropbox and OneDrive. With Digitile, teams no longer need to switch applications, remember passwords, or search through various messaging threads to find files. The shared documents are organized in one…

Google AMP for Gmail: A Marketer’s View

Email AMPed-up It’s rare when something stirs up the attention of both email marketers and the tech community at large, but AMP for Gmail did just that. Seems there’s power in the Google name. Ever since the internet giant announced its expansion of AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) to Gmail, there’s been plenty of inside scuttlebutt amongst email industry insiders, as well as some open criticism of the idea. As a long-time B2B marketer, what struck me as most significant about the announcement was the larger…

Why Travel and Retail Experience Landed Me in MarTech

Sometimes, we benefit from seeking out a fresh perspective. After finishing my University studies, I set out to travel the world. I knew that it would be the only time in my life when I’d have the time, freedom, and be free of obligations to see the world. After spending my entire life in Ohio, including attending the University of Cincinnati (go Bearcats!), I set out to see the world—South America, Europe, and Asia. This experience opened my eyes to new cuisines, experiences, and ideas. Traveling the world opened my eyes…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Zendesk, Shutterstock, Movable Ink, Acuant, UpContent, IZEA, and Pareteum Corporation. Zendesk Benchmark Snapshot Shows Widespread Global Service Impacts Zendesk, Inc., the service-first CRM company, released its Zendesk Benchmark Snapshot highlighting the global impact of the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, which is being felt across markets by businesses and industries of…

Moz Outpaces SEO Industry Leaders With More, High-Quality Links Than Ever Before

Updated Mozscape API Expands Access to Trillions of Links, Pages, and Unique Metrics Moz, Inc., the leader in search engine optimization technology, announced the second version of Mozscape API, also known as the Moz Links API. SEOs today use Mozscape for key insights and opportunities on URL or domain tracking, link building, backlink analysis, competitive research and more. “Access to data isn’t enough, which is why Moz is committed to ensuring data users need to make decisions is relevant, high-quality and actionable.…

Anagog Raises $10 Million in Series C Funding Round

New investment will bolster global sales and delivery capabilities; accelerate product innovation for mobile-first hyper-personalized brand experiences Anagog, the pioneer of on-device artificial intelligence solutions, announced that it has raised an initial $10M in Series-C funding. The round was co-led by IN Venture, Israel's corporate venture capital arm of Sumitomo Corporation, part of Sumitomo Corporation Global Venture Group, as well as existing investor and VC firm, MizMaa, and is joined by Continental, the…

Parks Associates: More Than One-Third of US Broadband Households Listen to Podcasts Weekly, and 9% Subscribe to an Online News Service

COVID-19 outbreak will impact consumer consumption patterns of podcast, music, and news services A new consumer study from Parks Associates finds 36% of US broadband households listen to podcasts weekly, although the research firm expects new patterns of video, music, and news consumption to emerge as a result of the current public health crisis with COVID-19. Adoption and Business Models: Video, Music, and News Services explores service uptake, business model preferences, service spending, and value perceptions for…

60% of Marketers Say Their Agency Makes Six Campaign Mistakes per Week

One-third of agencies have absorbed $5,000 - $10,000 for a single campaign mistake, according to a new survey from Morphio  Morphio, the world’s first advanced marketing security software, today released findings from its survey of more than 300 digital agency decision makers in the US and Canada. The survey uncovered the hidden costs that digital marketing agencies face and the related risk to reputation, revenue and profitability. Ninety-nine percent of agency decision makers admitted to witnessing mistakes at their…

OneSignal Named a WordPress VIP Gold Technology Partner

WordPress VIP, the leading provider of enterprise WordPress, has added OneSignal to its prestigious Technology Partnership program. Already used by WordPress VIP clients like Heavy, Global News, and USAToday, OneSignal joins a small group of enterprise technology companies serving VIP clients. The market-leading web customer engagement platform and a leading WordPress plugin for push notifications now include support for WordPress VIP. As the experts in enterprise WordPress, WordPress VIP provides a fully managed…

Introducing AirSend, a Contextual Remote Work and Communication Platform for Professionals, Teams and SMBs, Now Free for One Year

Private collaboration channels combine the best of chat, email, to-do lists and file sharing Allows remote collaboration for all types of professionals to work with their clients Insight into remote work and file-sharing behavior led to a new product with seamless workflow across internal and external teams CodeLathe, the company behind a widely used enterprise file services platform used by millions of customers around the world, announced AirSend, a new product that allows people-centric…

ExpertFile COVID-19 Search Engine Connects Journalists, Experts

In response to unprecedented demand for expert sources and fact-based insights during the COVID-19 pandemic, ExpertFile has launched the COVID-19 Experts Search Engine, a specialized online resource designed to help newsrooms around the world ;access reliable experts to speak on a variety of topics related to the coronavirus. With millions affected worldwide by the COVID-19 pandemic, the dangers of misinformation and factual inaccuracy pose a potentially devastating impact on society. As the largest curated, open-access…

TechBytes with Travis O’Neil, SVP of Operations at GumGum

Tell us a bit about GumGum. We got our start and still derive the lion’s share of our business in the Digital Advertising industry, but GumGum is, more broadly, a technology company whose core competency is Machine Learning solutions that extract value from text, images, and videos. We currently have both a sports sponsorship valuation business rooted in Computer Vision logo recognition technology, and an advertising business serving contextual targeting and brand safety intelligence solutions along with an array of…

Zendesk Benchmark Snapshot Shows Widespread Global Service Impacts

Customer behaviour is increasingly unpredictable with ticket volumes fluctuating anywhere from -17% to +24% week-to-week during the global COVID-19 outbreak Company launches number of free resources, including new product bundle to make it easier for all businesses to support customers and boost remote agent productivity  Zendesk, Inc., the service-first CRM company, released its Zendesk Benchmark Snapshot highlighting the global impact of the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, which is being felt across markets by…

Impact Announces Creation of Chief Partnerships Officer Role and Expansion of Board of Directors

Former GM Michael Head appointed to new Partnerships executive-level position; Former COO & Board Member of The Trade Desk joins Impact Board of Directors Impact, the global leader in Partnership Automation, announced the creation of a Chief Partnerships Officer (CPsO) role within their organization. Michael Head, former General Manager of the Impact Partnership Cloud™, was promoted to fill the CPsO role, effective February 13, 2020. They also announced the appointment of Rob Perdue, former COO & board member of The…