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Marketing Technology Bulletin Covering the Week Gone By

Top Picks from Martech Series. Original Martech Insights from the Week Gone By. This bulletin covering important news occurring in the world of Marketing Technology. This bulletin is the best source to glance through major Martech developments last week. Measuring Quality and Impact of Event Marketing on Revenue Critical to Most Businesses New Research Proves Correlation Between Events and ROI for Enterprise Companies; Finds Rapid Revenue Growth Is Fueled by Event Marketing Deloitte’s Acquisition of Magnetic’s…

Interview with Santi Pierini, President and COO, CAKE

"Our goal is to give marketers a detailed picture of how all the elements of their campaigns are contributing to the end result."Tell us a bit about your role at CAKE. Currently, I oversee CAKE’s business operations, plus our global technology and corporate strategy. As a marketing technology provider, our main focus is marketing intelligence. We build SaaS solutions that deliver accurate and granular insights about marketing campaign performance. Today’s marketers have so many options when it comes to where and how to…

It’s Time to Expand Social Media as a Business Value Beyond Marketing

Hootsuite Reveals Social Media Marketing's Value Across the Organization: 90% for Brand Building; 71% for Community Engagement; 61% for Lead Conversion and Sales; 50% for Market Insights; 47% for Client Support Many B2B companies are raising their brand value with social media marketing. Ignoring the most dynamic aspect of online marketing could actually result in diminishing brand-value and lost opportunities in sales. According to Hootsuite, social is mission critical for now and the months to come. In their recent report…

Content is The “Lion Factor” in Succeeding with ABM and Person-Based Marketing

The lion is as good as it hunts. The beauty and the strength wane as the hunt goes down. I often relate to that impressive 'Lion' factor in content marketing too! Do you? How do you measure the performance of your content, and how often? To find answers, you have to be a lion in your B2B marketing strategy yourself. Isn't it!!! Do Enterprise Decision Makers Actually Consume B2B Content? Powerful content can accelerate not just your marketing efforts, but also add more teeth to your sales. With the coming of age for ABM…

TechBytes with Hila Shitrit Nissim, VP Communications, Slidely

Hila Shitrit Nissim VP Communications, Slidely Video is one of the fastest growing modes of digital advertising that also has the highest rates of engagement. To understand the intricacies of visual content and make sense of the direction that this industry is moving in, we spoke to Hila Shitrit Nissim, VP Communications, SlidelyTell us about your role at Slidely and the team and technology that you handle. I joined Slidely approximately a year ago to lead marketing and communications. As part of my role, I am…

TribeFluence to Revolutionize Social Media Marketing in New Deal with Click & Clear Communications

Top Ranking App Makes Micro-Influencer Marketing Accessible to Small Business TribeFluence CEO and Founder Johnny Vieira announced that Click & Clear Communications, a full-service ad agency in Los Angeles, will become the first authorized TribeFluence Marketing Platform provider in the US.  Tribfluence is the leading provider of Influencer Marketing solutions. As a result of this unprecedented deal, Click & Clear clients, which include 7-11, Fantastic Sams, Elite Makeup, Valvoline and The American Cancer Society…

MessageBird Introduces Programmable Conversations

New Omni-Channel Messaging Solution to Unify the World's Most Popular Communications Channels through a Single API MessageBird, the Amsterdam-based cloud communications platform company, announced Programmable Conversations, the API for unifying customer interactions across multiple channels into a single conversation thread. By consolidating a customer's entire communication history, enterprises can create rich customer profiles and deliver the ultimate personalized customer experience. Starting today, enterprises can…

Interview with Dhruv Ghulati, Founder and CEO, Factmata

"We need to clean up the ecosystem so that consumers want to engage with online content and can easily find trustworthy content."Tell us about your role at Factmata and how you got here. What inspired you to start the company? I’m the Co-Founder of Factmata, an artificial intelligence startup solving the problem of factual misinformation on the internet. I like open information, transparency, the future of the web, artificial intelligence and building highly technical data products. I started my career as an investment…

TrendKite Acquires Social Technology Leaders Insightpool and Union Metrics to Create the First Digital PR Solution

Combined Offering Designed to Meet the Needs of Today’s Digitally Minded CMO and Communications Professionals TrendKite, the leading provider of digital-first PR solutions for tech-savvy CMOs, announced it will combine with best-in-class social technology companies Insightpool and Union Metrics. The two deals are a part of the company’s innovative approach to creating an end-to-end digital PR platform for marketing and PR professionals to leverage trust across the media mix, using AI-powered media analytics and journalist…

Interview with Bryan Gernert, CEO, Resonate

"Marketers need to engage in an intimate conversation with customers to build those longer-term relationships which will drive results both today and in the future."Tell us about your role at Resonate and how you got here. What prompted you to launch Resonate?  Resonate was started with one simple but powerful idea: understanding people. From Day 1, we’ve been on a quest to understand people at a deeper level than any other company in the marketplace. A lot of companies today talk about being “customer-centric.” But at…

Unbounce Taps High-Growth Revenue Catalyst Felicia Bochicchio as CRO

Felicia Bochicchio, a Former Bench Accounting Executive Joins Leading Landing Page Platform to Support the Company Through a New Phase of Growth Unbounce, the leading landing page and conversion platform, has announced Felicia Bochicchio as the company's first Chief Revenue Officer. This newly created role reinforces Unbounce's dedication to helping marketers and agencies accelerate business results and save time with the use of landing pages, website popups, and sticky bars. Recommended Read: Not Social Media, But SEO:…

Integrating AI with Social Media Marketing to Persuade Profitable Markets

Together, AI and Social Media Could Help Marketing Teams Scale New Heights in Customer Experience and Engagement The decade belongs to the phenomenal rise of social media marketing and advertising. Thanks to Mary Meeker's insights on internet trends in 2018, marketing teams have a fair idea of how social media companies impact the way customers interact with their brands of choice. Social media marketing companies now rely on data that are collected and analyzed to create revenue opportunities across multiple marketing…

Primer: What is Social Media Intelligence in 2018?

This Is a Primer on Social Media Intelligence and Its Role in a CMO’s Stack in 2018. Every social media network relies on certain metrics to measure their social media success. Each of these social media metrics plays a critical role in the modern marketing strategy. Global brands utilize social media marketing tools to engage their customers effectively, informing them about the products and services accurately and with better relevance. Companies not using social media analytics for their marketing campaigns find it…

Adoption of Social Business Models Growing, Says ISG

ISG Provider Lens Report Evaluates 60 Social Business and Collaboration Solutions Providers The popularity of social media platforms and applications is spurring enterprises to adopt "social business" models to better engage with employees and customers and improve collaboration, according to a new study published by Information Services Group (ISG), a leading global technology research and advisory firm. The ISG Provider Lens Social Business and Collaboration Quadrant Report evaluates 60 providers serving the US…

Pinterest Expands Pinterest Marketing Partners Program With Creative Specialty

Pinterest's Creative PMPs Now Allow Pinterest Advertisers To Engage With Seven New Ad Platforms Pinterest recently announced the addition of the fifth specialty to its Pinterest Marketing Partners (PMP) program – Creative PMP – an addition to its list of Marketing Partner specialties which include Advertising, Content Marketing, Measurement, and Audiences. These Creative PMPs will enable businesses to scale how they create Pinterest content. Advertisers can now work with seven new Creative PMPs - Popular Pays, …

Interview with Todd Owens, CEO, Azuqua

"Marketers have at their disposal an increasing set of tools and technologies that will help to crunch the numbers, but data is usually the bottleneck."Tell us about your role at Azuqua and how you got here? What made you join a martech company? I am Azuqua’s CEO. I started earlier this year and joined a great team that had already built the most powerful cloud integration and automation platform on the market. Azuqua counts some of the world’s leading companies such as Netflix, Airbnb, Proctor & Gamble, HubSpot and…

Now Open For Entries: The 2018 Bynder x OnBrand Video Awards

OnBrand'18 Will be Held on October 11 at SugarCity Events in Amsterdam Bynder, the global leader in digital file management, is launching the second edition of the popular OnBrand Video Awards—a competition recognizing companies making incredible branded video content. Brands are invited to demonstrate their best storytelling and videography skills for the chance to win tickets to OnBrand’18—Europe’s leading branding conference—in Amsterdam, and a €2000 gift card for travel and accommodation. The 2017 winner Feed Me…

Movable Ink Extends Intelligent Content Platform with Developer-Friendly Tools and Marketing Cloud Integrations

Open and Extensible Platform Makes It Easy to Build Intelligent Content Apps That Create New Possibilities for Brands to Generate Highly-Personalized Consumer Experiences Movable Ink, a provider of the leading intelligent content platform for digital marketers, introduced new developer tools and integrations that bring enterprise-level openness and extensibility to the Movable Ink platform. With this latest release, Movable Ink clients and their agency and technology partners can easily build apps that activate content…

Interview with Michael Ni, CMO, RichRelevance

"The end game is consistent, memorable interactions – in real time, in context and individualized."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be part of RichRelevance? I’m the CMO of RichRelevance, a global personalization provider for more than 200 B2B and B2C leaders, from brands like L’Oreal, Burberry, and HP through retailers like Tesco, Office Depot, and Barney’s New York. I’m responsible for all things marketing: strategy, brand, demand gen, community, and new markets, as well as partner and…

Independent Research Firm Names Bynder a ‘Strong Performer’ in 2018 Report

Bynder Chosen For Its Easy-to-Use Interface and Usability Bynder, the global leader in digital asset management (DAM), announced that it was named a 'Strong Performer' in The Forrester Wave: Digital Asset Management for Customer Experience, Q2 2018 report by Forrester, Inc. The Forrester report states that Bynder "truly shines with its user interface and usability". Also Read: Bynder Announces Integration and Partnership with Hootsuite In the report, Forrester calls Bynder "a good choice for companies that want an…