Bluehost Expands in India Offering a Suite of Optimized WordPress Solutions

New Localized Website, Currency, and Support Helps Small Businesses Succeed in India Bluehost, an Endurance International Group company that turns ideas into websites, announced its expansion into India with a full suite of WordPress products, 24/7 local consultative sales and support, local currency, and a new website. India is one of the fastest-growing markets for digital consumers with more than half a billion internet subscribers, according to a McKinsey Global Institute report. As internet usage continues to…

Conversion-Optimized Websites: A Differentiator in Commercial Real Estate (CRE)

Prioritizing space above the fold, strategically placed calls-to-action, and a smart design that balances visual and content hierarchies are the keys to optimizing commercial real estate websites for the conversion of new leads into leases In the world of commercial real estate (CRE), the return on investment is directly proportional to achieving target occupancy rates and attracting renters willing to pay the highest rents. A great user experience across corporate and property-level websites will drive more conversions and…

mGage Collaborates with Oracle Marketing Cloud to Deliver Optimized Omni-Channel Marketing and Make Mobile Marketing Easier

mGage, a Vivial company and Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), announced that it has integrated with the Oracle Responsys SMS Public Aggregator Network (SPAN) to provide an easier way for organizations around the world to manage their SMS campaigns. Oracle’s SPAN portal, available within the Oracle Marketing Cloud, offers customers an easy to use, self-service application where they can directly find, request and manage SMS services based on their needs and preferences. The result is a more optimal customer…

Major Persado Update Introduces Narrative Intelligence to AI-Optimized Marketing Language, Helping Brands Speak In a Unified, Authentic…

Along with Custom Language Models for Every Brand, Persado Introduced Several New APIs to Automate Campaign Setup and Analysis While Delivering Significant Marketing ROI Persado, the leading provider of AI-optimized marketing language for top global brands, unveiled its breakthrough application of Narrative Intelligence—the ability to build and tell stories using genuine, natural language—as the most sophisticated update to its platform since launch. With its latest breakthrough in the application of Narrative…

Major Persado Update Introduces Narrative Intelligence to AI-Optimized Marketing Language, Helping Brands Speak In a Unified, Authentic…

Along with Custom Language Models for Every Brand, Persado Introduced Several New APIs to Automate Campaign Setup and Analysis While Delivering Significant Marketing ROI Persado, the leading provider of AI-optimized marketing language for top global brands, unveiled its breakthrough application of Narrative Intelligence—the ability to build and tell stories using genuine, natural language—as the most sophisticated update to its platform since launch. With its latest breakthrough in the application of Narrative…

Allant Group Expands Partnership with Sprinklr to Deliver Optimized Marketing Execution Across Owned, Earned and Paid Media

The Partnership Helps the World's Largest Brands Implement Sprinklr's Customer Experience Management Platform Allant Group, a nationally recognized, data-driven analytics and marketing firm, announced an expanded strategic alliance with Sprinklr, the world's leading Customer Experience Management (CXM) platform. This partnership ensures that global companies have a successful Sprinklr implementation to support their most challenging social media management needs. Sprinklr values Allant Group's timely and nimble…

Listrak and Persado Announce Strategic Integration to Empower Marketers Through Optimized Communication and Analytics

The Partnership Combines Persado's AI-Generated Marketing Language with Listrak's Automation and Analytics Platform Listrak, a customer analytics CRM and cross-channel marketing automation platform, announced a strategic partnership with Persado, a leading provider of AI-generated marketing language, to help brands generate the exact language that will resonate most with their audience and drive business results. The collaboration will integrate Persado’s Pro Email AI-content generation platform with Listrak’s CRM…

Urban Airship AI Marketing Orchestration Unveiled for Optimized Customer Engagement

Urban Airship's New Predictive Machine Learning and Intelligent Orchestration Allows Marketers to Effortlessly Coordinate Communications Across All Digital Channels and Reduce Costs Leading digital growth company for brands, Urban Airship has announced the extension of its open data and channels to support existing MarTech solutions, while adding new native support for triggered email and SMS notifications. Urban Airship AI Marketing Orchestration Allows Brands to Grow Beyond Contemporary Personalization Standards in an…

Merkle’s Latest Customer Engagement Report Finds 88% of Marketers Are Moving to Omni-channel Campaign Strategies

Q1 2020 report features expanded data samples within the US and the UK Merkle , a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, released the third installment to its quarterly report focused on customer relationship management (CRM). The Q1 2020 Customer Engagement Report features proprietary research about how marketers are delivering personalized customer experiences as well as case studies highlighting techniques to increase engagement. New to this quarter’s report is an expanded data sample of…

These 5 Trends Will Dominate Online Shopping in 2020

By the end of 2019, the total value of eCommerce retail sales could reach $3.4 trillion, closing a decade of steady growth. The online shopping landscape has developed massively to provide a constantly better experience for shoppers. And with the ever-growing consumer demands, novel technologies, and fresh practices, maybe the best is yet to come. The only way to stay ahead of the curve is by keeping an eye on the latest trends. So, what should eCommerce retailers focus on to welcome the new decade in all its glory? 1.…

Artificial Intelligence Wades Through Murky MRO Inventory Data To Drive Down Costs with Better Business Decisions

Webinar from Verusen and Accenture Details How AI and Predictive Analytics Clarify Data Across Multiple Systems to Right-Size Plant Inventories The ability of artificial intelligence (AI) to improve visibility of ERP inventory data, as well as the implementation timeline for using AI on a daily basis, were among the top interests of participants during a recent webinar, "Taking Stock of AI Technology for Inventory Management." The webinar featured expert advice from CEO Paul Noble of Verusen, an innovator in materials…

Warm up Your Cold Social Traffic to Site for More Conversions

You can have two types of traffic on social media. One which is highly engaged and converts easily and one which is ‘cold’ and needs a push to visit a site and convert. Well, you can make the best use of both these two types of traffic and generate sales only if you know the ways to go about it. Usually, the most common sources of cold traffic are those: Push ads Popup ads or Link exchanging networks. Actually, converting this cold traffic into warm or hot traffic is what a good Online Marketing campaign is…

Better Together: WP Engine and Flywheel Make Local and Genesis Products Available to All Customers

Leading Local Developer Tool and Theme Framework Simplify Bringing WordPress Digital Experiences to Life WP Engine, the WordPress technology company, announced two updates to simplify the workflow of developers and enable them to create world-class digital experiences. Starting , Local (formerly Local by Flywheel), will connect directly to the WP Engine WordPress Digital Experience Platform (DXP). Additionally, Flywheel customers will now have access to the Genesis framework and themes free of charge, a feature already…

RRD Introduces a Retail Insights Solution that Transforms Data into Results

In-Store Insights Maximizes the Business Potential of a Store Through a Holistic Set of Services That Combine Strategy, Execution, Data Science and Research R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD), a leading global provider of multichannel solutions for marketing and business communications, launched In-Store Insights, an end-to-end consultative solution that enables retailers to make faster, smarter decisions that improve their store performance. The new solution blends RRD’s deep expertise in shopper experience…

New Database Innovations Deliver a Single Database That Supports all Data

Oracle OpenWorld London, Oracle Executive Vice President Juan Loaiza announced the latest innovations which further strengthen Oracle’s strategy of providing a single converged database engine able to meet all the needs of a business. The new database features enable customers to take advantage of new technology trends—such as employing blockchain for fraud prevention, leveraging the flexibility of JSON documents, or training and evaluating machine learning algorithms inside the database. The future is data driven, and…

Fourteen EPAM Experts Named Sitecore Most Valuable Professionals, The Most Ever Awarded

Elite Distinction Awarded for Commitment and Dedication to the Sitecore Community EPAM Systems, Inc., a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and software development solutions, announced that Sitecore, the global leader in digital experience management software, has named 14 of its employees as Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs). The honorees include two Commerce MVPs, two Ambassador MVPs and 10 Technology MVPs worldwide. Recognizing professionals within the Sitecore community who actively apply…

GoodData Delivers Out-of-the-Box Compliance with California Consumer Privacy Act

Analytics Platform Built With Security, Privacy by Design, Readies Companies for Changing Regulatory Landscape GoodData, a leader in end-to-end analytics solutions, announced today that its data analytics platform now provides immediate compliance with the new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), considered the most stringent consumer data privacy act in the United States. The CCPA, effective January 1, 2020, impacts more than 500,000 companies nationwide that conduct business in California and meet certain revenue or…

Data Science & Strategy Firm Schireson Acquires Stun Creative & Blackbird To Form “Known” — A New Breed Of…

ADVANCED ADVERTISING PIONEER KERN SCHIRESON TO LEAD TEAM OF 220 ACROSS SCIENCE, STRATEGY & CREATIVE DIVISIONS IN NEW YORK, LOS ANGELES, BOSTON, AUSTIN, SEATTLE, SAN FRANCISCO Marketing and data strategy firm Schireson Associates announced that it has acquired two leading independent creative and brand strategy agencies, Stun Creative and Blackbird, to form "Known," a new marketing company engineered for the unprecedented challenges and opportunities facing marketers today. The combination of these companies already…

eGain Partners With Avaya to Deliver Digital-First Customer Engagement

eGain, the leading provider of omnichannel customer engagement solutions, announced that it has partnered with Avaya to accelerate digital transformation of customer engagement. Today’s customers seek instant gratification and demand digital-first experiences across touchpoints.  For example, a customer may receive a promotional SMS-based offer from her bank, choose to instantly engage with a conversational virtual assistant via messaging, get qualified as a hot lead, and get connected in real-time to chat with a banker.…

Horizon Media Partners with Location Sciences to Establish Leadership in Global Location Data Verification

Horizon Partners with Location Verification Technology to Improve Audience Development and Business Outcomes Across Programmatic Mobile Campaigns Horizon Media, a leader in data-driven media and marketing insights, announced its latest innovation today saying that it is now independently validating all location data applied across its programmatic practice, including media, audience development and measurement. Horizon is testing verification technology from Location Sciences to take a leading position in the industry in…