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Interview with Rhonda Wunderlin, VP, Performance Marketing, Informa Engage

"B2B audience targeting in 2018 is focused on reach beyond traditional channels. You must be able to not only identify what content is relative and compelling based on datapoints, but then deliver that in both traditional and new channels." Tell us about your role at Informa Engage and how you got here. What inspired you to join Informa Engage? As VP of Marketing Performance at Informa Engage my team supports in-house marketers and their clients with a healthy audience database and marketing technologies and tools to…

Rakuten Marketing Announces Whitepaper on Global Data Protection Regulation; Offers Specific Recommendations for Brand Marketers

The Whitepaper Also Provides GDPR Guidance Specifically for Advertisers and Publishers to Support Consumer Privacy Rakuten Marketing, a leading technology company that enables marketers to profit through digital marketing, today announced the release of its latest industry whitepaper titled Consent Based Digital Advertising. The document educates advertisers and marketers on potential business implications of the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Developed as part of Rakuten Marketing ongoing…

Marketo Announces Collaboration with Google Cloud to Drive Artificial Intelligence Innovation

Marketo AudienceAI Will Use Google Cloud Machine Learning Technology to Help Improve Campaign Results Marketo, Inc., the leading provider of engagement marketing software and solutions, announced it is working with Google Cloud, as part of the multiyear alliance announced last year, to create new products to empower marketers by using Artificial Intelligence (AI). Leveraging Google Cloud's machine learning technology, Marketo is working with Google's experts to create new offerings that improve the speed, scale and…

Synthio’s B2B Contact Data Platform Receives Marketo Certification for Integration

Atlanta-Based B2B Marketing Data Innovator Awarded Marketo Certification for Their Integration That Enables Effortless Data Hygiene and Database Maintenance Synthio, an automated B2B contact data platform with contact data cleansing, enrichment and origination capability, announced its integration has been officially certified by Marketo. Synthio's integration with Marketo enables real-time data cleansing, enrichment and contact origination directly in Marketo to streamline database management in order to automate and…

Interview with Andy Ramm, President and CEO, Alexa Internet

"Marketers invest in content to build and nurture long and fruitful relationships with customers that lead to loyalty and evangelism." Tell us about your role at Alexa.com, and how/why you came to the company. My role at Alexa.com includes building and developing the team, establishing the company’s culture, setting the overall direction and driving day-to-day decision making. I joined Alexa in 2013 because I have a deep affinity for data and analytics. Alexa processes billions of data points daily, and I was…

Nailing the B2B Campaign Optimization Strategies in 2018

According to Debbie Qaqish, Chief Strategy Officer of The Pedowitz Group (TPG), The "Campaign" Is the Currency of Conversation That Leads to Understanding and Engagement of the Customer April turned to be the most productive month for B2B marketing teams attending global events. The most arduous task for any marketer continues to rake in questions that B2B marketing communities are trying to resolve as a collective force. The biggest agony for most is -- B2B Campaign Optimization. To better understand how you could master…

Marketo Acquires Bizible for Refined Marketing Attributions and Accurate ROIs

Bizible's Acquisition by Marketo Enables Marketers to Make Smarter Investments and Achieve Better Marketing ROIs The space of engagement platforms and B2B marketing performance management will not be the same again. MarTech RADAR 150 company, Marketo has announced its biggest acquisition in history. The engagement platform provider has bought Bizible, a company that offers software for managing marketing performance. Read More: MarTech RADAR 2018: Top 150 B2B Technology Companies You Should Follow With the…

Uberflip Funding Could Solve a Bulk of Content Personalization Challenges

Uberflip's CEO Yoav Schwartz Reveals How His Company Had Been Preparing for SaaS Revenue Threshold for Two Years to Make The Latest Uberflip Funding Round Count  Last week, Martech 150 RADAR company and a leader in delivering personalized content experiences, Uberflip, had announced the closing of a $32 million USD Series A funding round led by Updata Partners. The cloud-based content experience platform leaped ahead of the competition, empowering B2B marketers to create personalized content experiences at scale.…

The New Marketing: Don’t Be Afraid to Catch Feels

Imagine you could boost sales from your most satisfied customers by 52%. No need for pushy up-selling or elaborate cross-selling techniques either. By simply creating an emotional connection with your customers, sales skyrocket and loyalty deepens, according to recent studies. This is causing a radical shift in advertising where campaigns with purely emotional content perform nearly twice as well as those based on rational content. Emotions are reverberating throughout all areas of marketing and branding now too. From the…

If AI is Going to Make You a Better Marketer, You Need to Know These Four Things

“Artificial Intelligence”, or AI, is becoming ever more integrated into our everyday lives, but many professionals remain in the dark about how it works and what it’s capable of. Some are intimidated by the challenge of getting to grips with new, quickly-evolving technology. While others see the seemingly limitless possibilities AI presents for improving services and adding value to people’s lives. Teaching Computers to Think What exactly do we mean when talking about AI? Artificial Intelligence is concerned with enabling…

Interview with Shashi Seth, Sr. Vice President, Oracle Marketing Cloud

"Modern Marketing is all about having one-on-one conversations with your customers, at the right time, on the right channel, with the right content." Tell us about your role at Oracle and how you got here. What inspired you to join Oracle Marketing Cloud? I am the Senior Vice President of Oracle Marketing Cloud. I joined Oracle about seven months ago. I was previously the Chief Product Officer of a late stage startup called xAd (now called GroundTruth) which is a location-based marketing platform. Oracle is one of…

GLOW Hires Industry Star Duncan Bird as Executive Creative Director

Duncan Bird, 29-Year Innovator, Has Built Agencies, Created Brands, Served as Sony Music VP GLOW, an award-winning social and digital marketing agency, announced that it has hired industry powerhouse Duncan Bird as Executive Creative Director. “Duncan will help our team reach even greater heights with his creative and strategic thinking across the digital, advertising, music and entertainment space,” said GLOW President Howie Kleinberg. “His leadership and experience will propel our momentum in creating…

SiteSpect Launches Visual Editor 2.0 to Empower Marketers Without Coding Expertise

SiteSpect's Newly Launched Visual Editor 2.0 Offers a User-Friendly Interface That Improves the Ease and Efficiency of Customer Engagement SiteSpect, a recognized leader in customer experience optimization and pioneer of full-stack testing and personalization, has announced the launch of their Visual Editor 2.0, a platform that allows marketers to design and deliver personalized customer experiences without knowledge of coding languages. Focused on empowering marketers to continuously test and optimize digital…

Top 3 Tips for Attracting New Customers and Retaining Existing Fans During a Rebranding

Although many of today’s marketers weren’t even born when it happened, the New Coke rollout in 1985 remains the cautionary tale for would-be rebranders. New Coke — a reformulation of Coca-Cola’s classic soda — was such a spectacular flop that the company reversed course and brought the original Coke formula back within just a few months. File the effort under “how not to rebrand.” Coca-Cola demonstrated the perils of messing with an iconic brand, but sometimes companies genuinely need to refresh their image and improve…

Social Report Enables Direct Scheduling of Instagram Posts

Social Report, One of the Industry's First Social Media Management Tools, now Offers Scheduling of Instagram Posts Directly From its Platform. In social media management, one of the most wanted features was the ability to schedule Insta posts directly. This update comes after Social Report's recent partnership with Instagram and Facebook. "This update gives social media managers, agencies, and organizations the edge they need by providing more flexibility to their presence on Instagram," said Vitaly Veksler, CEO and…

Trusted Media Brands Launches Marketing Insights Lab

Trusted Media Brands, a leader in brand-driven multi-platform media content, and home to iconic brands such as Taste of Home, Reader’s Digest, and The Family Handyman among others, announced that it had launched the Trusted Media Brands Insights Lab to provide brand marketers with key data and information on consumer audiences and marketing trends. “We will leverage national panels from well-respected research partners as well as the Trusted Media Brands Inner Circle community of 3,500+ online members to drive…

Interview with Lilian Leong, COO, 9GAG

"If you look at the trends in content marketing, it’s been the same, unchanging yet ever-changing. What works one minute might not work in the next." Tell us about your role at 9GAG and how you got here? What galvanized you to join a viral entertainment content marketing platform? I joined 9GAG in August 2016 as the Chief Operating Officer. I spent the first part of my career across different advertising operations (media, creative, promotions, events, direct marketing and digital). I was planning my next move to be…

Lattice Engines Launches the First Customer Data Platform for Account-Based Marketing

Lattice Atlas Uses AI To Scale ABM Across All Accounts Using Both First And Third Party Data Lattice Engines, the leading provider of AI-enabled ABM solutions, has launched its next-generation platform called Lattice Atlas. The platform helps customers connect their data across all internal and external sources, create a single view of the customer journey, and centralize audience creation and measurement across all channels. Marketing organizations struggle to scale their Account-Based Marketing (ABM)…

Interview with Holly Pavlika, SVP, Marketing & Content, Collective Bias

"The maturity of data science helps the marketing industry switch focus rapidly and keep up with dizzying speed of consumer preferences." Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be part of Collective Bias? Back in 2009, I was working at a social media agency and was told to start a blog about marketing to moms. I was fortunate to start it at a time when every brand was looking to work with moms who were bloggers. Through the blog, I got connected to the UN and became a Shot At Life Champion,…

Rockerbox Acquires Eventable To Expand Suite Of Marketing Technology For Brands

Eventable’s Calendar Marketing Technology and Team will Result in Smarter Marketing Solutions from Rockerbox In a latest Martech acquisition update, Rockerbox, the creator of recency marketing and the Rockerbox Attribution Platform, has announced that it has acquired Eventable. Eventable is a leading calendar marketing platform. Eventable’s calendar marketing platform has been used by more than 12,000 brands and organizations to engage their audiences through calendar applications and drive timely action.  Recommended…