Salesforce Meetings Reinvents Sales CRM Cloud Features with High-end AI and EnhancedVirtual Selling Suite

Virtual meetings are the new norm of every business unit. Today, the world's number one CRM maker, Salesforce, has announced a new suite of Sales technologies, including Salesforce Meetings. The new Sales Cloud 360 innovations help sales teams shift to an all-digital experience and help businesses adapt their end-to-end sales processes with video conferencing, AI-powered video call coaching, and so on. Recommended: Dialpad Acquires Video Conferencing Company Highfive Seven months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the nature…

Jifflenow Reports B2B Meetings Are on the Rise at Virtual Events

As enterprises look for ways to make up for the shortfall invaluable face-to-face customer meetings due to canceled in-person events, they are turning to virtual events, webinars, and digital campaigns. To make these marketing investments more effective, sales and marketing teams are scheduling thousands of virtual customer meetings to build their sales pipelines. Many of these enterprises are using Jifflenow, innovator of the world’s #1 Meeting Automation Platform (MAP), which has seen a dramatic increase in the use of…

EarthCam Premieres Free Virtual Backgrounds for Video Meetings

EarthCam is now offering free Zoom virtual backgrounds from any of its live camera networks.  These virtual backgrounds are simple to use and can easily spice up any video meeting.  Even when stuck at home, families, friends, project teams or colleagues can now conference in front of their favorite locations from around the world. The virtual background feature allows users to display an image or video as a backdrop during an online meeting.  Missing out on nightlife? Toast with a pint in Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland or…

COVID-19 and Rulings on Virtual-Only Shareholder Meetings

Changing the Digital Landscape for Boards of Directors and their Shareholders As concerns about the coronavirus spread globally so has legislation to help the world adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the United States, 30 of the 50 states currently allow for virtual-only meetings and the SEC has continued to promote shareholder engagement, including virtual annual meetings. In Canada, there was a recent ruling by the British Columbia Supreme Court and recent legislation enacted in Ontario, which show that virtual-only…

Jifflenow Revolutionizes Marketing and Sales with Intelligent “Inbound Meetings” Capabilities

Last year, thousands of in-person trade shows and corporate events drove millions of customer meetings—a key driver of sales pipelines. With many of those in-person events now taking place virtually, attendee engagement at virtual events has become a major challenge for marketers. In particular, enterprises need a mechanism to generate the B2B meetings that are so crucial for advancing prospects through the sales funnel. Jifflenow has just announced a solution to help convert interested prospects to opportunities.…

Panopto Expands Meeting Intelligence with Cisco Webex Meetings Integration

Panopto, the leader in video management systems, announced the expansion of its meeting intelligence solution for enterprises through a new integration with Cisco Webex Meetings, now available in the Cisco Webex App Hub. The integration allows enterprises and educational institutions to securely and automatically transfer Webex Meetings recordings into the Panopto on-demand library, where they become searchable and shareable at scale inside businesses and across virtual and physical campuses. Panopto’s exclusive Smart…

Vonage Chosen by Software Solved to Power Virtual Surveyor Solution in the UK

Vonage, a global leader in cloud communications technology helping businesses accelerate their digital transformation, has announced a strategic partnership with UK-based data and software specialists, Software Solved. Vonage will embed its Video API into Software Solved’s innovative SurveyorTech solution to power comprehensive surveys remotely. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, unprecedented limitations have been placed on in-person meetings and visits to physical locations, presenting a significant challenge to…

Endavo Enhances Platform to Meet Growing Demand for Virtual Live Events

Global Streaming Platform Adds Two Halloween Live Virtual Events to Fall Lineup – The Dark Zone Live on Queen Mary and The Murder House Endavo Media and Communications, Inc., a global OTT video distribution platform for innovative creators and communities, announces its recent investment to bolster its live event and channel offerings. With in-person events continuing to be sidelined beyond 2020, the company is producing a robust streaming schedule that includes film festivals, concerts and performing arts. Endavo’s new…

Gong Teams Up with Zoom to Deliver Revenue Intelligence for Zoom Meetings

Gong featured in launch of new Zoom app marketplace Gong, the leader in revenue intelligence software, is teaming up with Zoom Video Communications, Inc. as part of the launch of the new Zoom app Marketplace, revealed at Zoomtopia 2020.  Gong's application provides users seamless access to the real-time insights that are helping sales teams close deals in this new era of remote selling. Marketing Technology News: OZY Media Announces Chris Rantamaki As New Head Of TV The Gong application for Zoom lets sales…

InPlayer Partners with Original Syndicate to Power Live, Virtual, Hybrid Events Monetization

Partnership to Facilitate End-to-End Solution for Events Production, Monetization of Virtual Audiences InPlayer, the market-leading monetization and subscriber management platform, announced it is partnering with Original Syndicate, the industry leader in brand experience, media and entertainment, consumer and business-to-business event design and production – offering video authentication, monetization and subscriber management functionalities as part of the latter’s end-to-end live, virtual and hybrid solutions, including…

Brightcove Partners with Cvent to Power the Future of Virtual Events

Partnership embeds Brightcove’s video technology in Cvent’s Virtual Attendee Hub® to power virtual events of all sizes Brightcove Inc., the world’s leading video technology platform, announced it is partnering with Cvent, the market-leading meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider, to offer its video solutions as part of Cvent’s newly-launched Virtual Attendee Hub. Through this partnership, Cvent customers can now easily launch reliable, scalable, and broadcast-grade video experiences to their audiences. Most…

Salesforce Reimagines Sales With Enhanced Virtual Selling Suite

New Sales Cloud 360 innovations help sales teams shift to an all-digital experience and help businesses adapt their end-to-end sales processes Seven months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the nature of B2B buying and selling has changed, and companies are eager to re-accelerate growth. That's why Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, announced a new suite of technologies to empower sales teams to stand out from the pack and provide engaging and trusted buying experiences for customers. This year, every sales rep became a…

Splash And Zoom Power The Next Generation Of Virtual Events

Splash, the only technology platform built for modern event marketing, has rolled out new features with Zoom that solve branding and data integration challenges with virtual events and programs. Since March 2020, millions of businesses have been forced to move events from in-person to online, exposing them to unchartered territory, and many technical challenges. With the overnight shift to virtual, companies need to quickly produce many types of online events at scale. But they are limited by status-quo live streaming and…

Aventri Announces Official Launch of Its Virtual Event Platform

Event management software (EMS) leader Aventri announces the official launch of the Aventri Virtual Event Platform along with the release of key industry-leading features. The breakthrough solution is fully integrated in the Aventri Event Management Solution. It is the first solution enabling event and marketing professionals to manage their virtual, hybrid and in-person events on a single platform. Previously, meeting professionals faced the challenge of using separate platforms for digital and in-person gatherings.…

US Open Tennis Championships and Zoom Announce VIP Virtual Experience Partnership

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) and Zoom Video Communications, Inc. announced a new partnership to deliver virtual experiences during the US Open Tennis Championships, scheduled for August 31 to September 13, 2020. VIP Experiences will include two private VIP virtual hospitality events and a celebrity fundraising event for the USTA Foundation. The virtual hospitality events will be open to VIP guests invited by Zoom, and feature Q&As with tennis legends, celebrity interactions, and tutorials for the iconic…

Best Practices for Flipping an In-Person Event Virtual

Fewer hiccups with in-person event than expected as live events go online in the age of COVID-19 With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, companies had to immediately and completely transform how their live in-person events were held. Now that virtual events are the “new normal,” having a well-developed plan in place is an absolute necessity. A recent survey by The 614 Group finds 51% of marketing professionals expect virtual events to stick around. And while it’s bad news for the events business, only 19% expect in-person…

FAN introduces Alanna.ai, Virtual Closing Assistant

Florida Agency Network (FAN) launches "Alanna.ai", a new virtual closing assistant to further bolster FAN's customer closing experience. This free service provides immediate answers to closing transaction questions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Alanna.ai is composed of world-class artificial intelligence that integrates seamlessly with FAN's title production software, capable of providing dedicated and private responses to common questions related to closing transactions. Marketing Technology News: Brandwatch Announces…

Vyopta Now Optimizes Zoom Meetings, Rooms, And Webinars

Vyopta, the leading provider of Unified Communications (UC) monitoring and analytics, has increased support for Zoom to include Zoom Rooms and Zoom Video Webinars. Now UC and IT professionals have more tools to optimize and improve the user experience for their Zoom deployments including Zoom Meetings, Rooms, and Webinars. Zoom Meetings For over three years, Vyopta has offered monitoring and analytics for Zoom Meetings. With alerts, in-depth call quality metrics, and historical analytics, UC and IT professionals use Vyopta…

Virtual Customer Engagements are Key to Driving Sales Pipeline in a COVID-19 World

B2B meetings at prominent events are among the biggest drivers of the sales pipeline for enterprises. Meetings that convene prospects, customers, subject-matter experts (SMEs) and key execs are a crucial sales pipeline driver. Most enterprises strive to host hundreds or even thousands of customer meetings at conferences, tradeshows and field events every year. Preparing for these events and scheduling qualified customer meetings to coincide with them requires months of planning, hard work, and precise execution. But…

Vonage To Power Cloud Software Provider Spacely’s Virtual Reality Solutions

Vonage, a global leader in cloud communications helping businesses accelerate their digital transformation, is to power Japan-based virtual reality (VR) cloud software provider Spacely’s 360-degree VR solutions over video. Spacely enables users to easily create, edit, and effectively use 360-degree VR content. Vonage’s Video API enables any organisation to embed secure and scalable video capabilities into any software application. The Vonage solution, embedded within Spacely’s platform, allows customers to upload…