Yext Announces Advanced Extractive Question Answering as Part of its “Orion” Search Algorithm Update

The new feature scans complex, unstructured long-form documents to deliver the best, most direct answer to a query in a rich snippet Yext, Inc., the Answers Search Company, announced its latest advanced natural language processing (NLP) algorithm, extractive question answering (QA), also known as document search. This will be available on March 17th as a feature in Yext's "Orion" update. Marketing Technology News: BrainSell Launches Aircall Plugin for SugarCRM The extractive QA algorithm adds a powerful…

Yext Names David Rudnitsky As President and Chief Revenue Officer

Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, announced the promotion of David Rudnitsky to President and Chief Revenue Officer. Rudnitsky, who joined Yext in 2017, was previously responsible for Yext's enterprise sales organization for North America. Marketing Technology News: Comm100 Appoints Stijn Hendrikse and Kalle Radage to Board of Directors Rudnitsky has over 35 years of technology and cloud sales experience, having successfully led enterprise sales for a number of leading disruptive tech companies. Prior to…

Yext Receives Top Marks on Human Rights Campaign’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index

The search company was also named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by HRC Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, announced that it received a top score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign's 2021 Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate LGBTQ workplace equality policies and practices. In addition, the company received distinction as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality. Marketing Technology News: Zendesk Suite Radically Transforms Enterprise Tech Space…

Yext and Carahsoft Team Up to Bring the Power of Search to the Public Sector

The collaboration brings next-generation search technology -- both on- and off-website -- to government agencies to improve the constituent search experience, including their ability to find accurate and timely information about vaccine distribution Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, and Carahsoft Technology Corp., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider, announced a collaboration to help government agencies harness the power of search to provide better access to information as they prepare to distribute…

Yext Extends Answers to Partners to Bring Local Businesses into the Future of Search

Equipped with Yext's revolutionary search product, local businesses will be able to deliver accurate, up-to-date, and official answers to customers searching on their website Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, announced the availability of Yext Answers, the company's revolutionary search product, to select partners in its Channel Partner Program. Select global Channel partners that typically sell Yext solutions to small businesses will now be able to offer their clients a modern search experience on…

Yext Named a Leader on G2 Enterprise Search Grid

Based on positive customer reviews, the leading software review platform now ranks Yext and its revolutionary search product, Answers, among category heavyweights like Google Cloud Search, IBM Watson Discovery, and Microsoft Bing Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, announced its designation as a leader on the G2 Grid for top Enterprise Search Software products. With this placement, Yext's revolutionary search product, Answers, joins the ranks of search powerhouses like Google Cloud Search, IBM Watson Discovery,…

Yext Releases Consumer Search Trend Predictions for the Biggest Digital Season Yet

Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, released its predictions for consumer search behavior during the holiday season to help businesses prepare for the end of an unpredictable year marked by COVID-19. The predictions, which combine Yext's research into consumer search behavior both over the past eight months and during the 2019 holiday season, indicate that foot traffic to brick-and-mortar stores will only be significant for select verticals, while clicks to call a business and visit their website are expected…

Smartling Announces New Integration with Yext to Translate Location Data

Smartling, the #1 rated translation management system by users on G2, announced a new translation integration with Yext, the Search Experience Cloud company. With this new integration, Smartling and Yext clients around the world can leverage Smartling’s translation automation, localization, language translation, and visual context solutions to simplify the complexity of scaling location data hosted in Yext into any language. “In our global economy, it’s critical for businesses to provide official answers to all of their…

Yext Answers Expands Global Footprint with New Japanese Language Expansion

 Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, announced that Yext Answers, its revolutionary site search product, is now available in Japanese. The product's latest language expansion, which is part of Yext's Answers algorithm update "Andromeda," allows businesses and organizations with a presence in Asia to deliver official answers to Japanese consumers' questions on their websites. Originally launched in English in 2019, Yext Answers applies advanced natural language processing (NLP) and Bidirectional Encoder…

New Data Integration with Yext Advances WebMD’s Accurate, Reliable Health Care Provider Information

Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, and WebMD Health Corp. announced a new data integration that enhances the accurate, up-to-date health care provider information patients and consumers find at WebMD Care and Vitals, WebMD's provider directory platforms. More than 76 million people visit WebMD each month for information and tools to support them in managing their health, and WebMD Care and Vitals consumer platforms generate more than 10 million visits per month from people searching for healthcare providers.…

Yext Appoints Hillary Smith to Board of Directors

The former five-time general counsel for Square and other technology companies, Hillary Smith brings veteran leadership and a range of valuable experiences to Yext's Board Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, announced that it has appointed Hillary Smith, Operating Partner at Craft Ventures, to its Board of Directors, effective October 21, 2020. "Hillary Smith's background is extremely impressive, and her experience as a tech executive will add a valuable perspective to our board," said Michael Walrath,…

Yext Launches “Hitchhikers” Program to Spur The Next Generation of Platform Builders

The new community-driven program gives participants access to comprehensive training and the company's first self-service version of its revolutionary site search product, Yext Answers Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, announced the general availability of "Hitchhikers," a comprehensive training program and community for professionals, including Yext clients and partners, looking to grow their business through custom website enhancements and search-powered solutions. Once trained, Hitchhikers —…

Yext Names Jon Buss as Managing Director, EMEA

Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, announced the appointment of Jon Buss to Managing Director of Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). Buss was previously Managing Director of Northern Europe after joining Yext in 2016 and establishing the company's London office. Buss has over 25 years of experience, having served as MD for the UK and Northern Europe at Criteo, MD of Digital for Experian Marketing Services, and in sales leadership roles at Regus, Dun & Bradstreet, and Biomni. He takes over…

Yext Releases “Milky Way” Search Algorithm Update, Leveraging BERT

The milestone upgrade introduces powerful features that improve businesses' ability to answer customer questions with Yext Answers Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, announced "Milky Way," the latest upgrade to the natural language processing (NLP) algorithm that powers Yext Answers, Yext's revolutionary site search product. Marketing Technology News: Talkdesk Named a Leader by Independent Research Firm for Cloud-Contact-as-a-Service Providers Headlining this milestone update is the adoption of…

Cox Communications Connects Customers to Official Answers with Yext

Shortly after implementing Yext's revolutionary site search product, Yext Answers, the telecommunications company saw customers convert at a 51% higher rate compared to its legacy site search tool Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, and Cox Communications, the largest private telecommunications company in the United States, announced their work to deliver customers official answers to their questions on the Cox website through Yext's innovative site search product, Yext Answers. Yext Answers uses…

Yext Answers Goes Global with Language Expansion

Originally launched in English, Yext's revolutionary site search product can now be used to deliver official answers in French, German, Italian and Spanish Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, announced the expansion of Yext Answers, the company's revolutionary site search product, into four new languages. Businesses and organizations will now be able to deliver official answers on their websites in French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Just as it does in English, Yext Answers applies advanced…

Yext Summer ’20 Product Release Now Available for Early Access

Businesses now have more options to customize their search results in Yext's innovative site search product, Answers, create custom landing pages for job postings, and manage reviews Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, today announced the availability of its Summer '20 Product Release for early access. The release introduces several enhancements to the Yext platform, highlighted by a number of new features designed to provide businesses more flexibility to customize their search results in a rapidly changing…

Three Dials Up Customer Experience with Yext Answers

Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, and Three, one of the UK's leading mobile networks, announced significant improvements to Three's online customer experience since integrating Answers, Yext's revolutionary site search product. Three, one of the first UK brands to enhance its website experience with Yext Answers, set out to make it easier for customers to find answers to their questions via the website for improved customer service accessibility. In the first two weeks of implementing Yext Answers,…

Three Dials up Customer Experience With Yext Answers

Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, and Three, one of the UK’s leading mobile networks, announced significant improvements to Three’s online customer experience since integrating Answers, Yext’s revolutionary site search product. Three, one of the first UK brands to enhance its website experience with Yext Answers, set out to make it easier for customers to find answers to their questions via the website for improved customer service accessibility. In the first two weeks of implementing Yext Answers, Three saw…

Yext Delivers Enhanced Site Search to More Businesses as Adobe Premier Partner

Through a unique global technology partnership, Yext will make it easier for businesses and organizations to supercharge their Adobe-powered website with Yext’s innovative site search product, Yext Answers Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, announced that Yext is the first search technology partner to join the Adobe Exchange program at the premier level, the top tier of Adobe’s technology partner program. The selective program recognizes best-in-class solutions that maximize the capabilities of Adobe…