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Avaya Appoints Simon Harrison as Chief Marketing Officer

Avaya Holdings Corp., a global leader in solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, announced it has appointed Simon Harrison as senior vice president and Chief Marketing Officer, effective January 27th. Harrison joins Avaya from leading research and advisory firm, Gartner, where he was research director and lead analyst for the Unified Communications and Contact Center industry. #Technology Marketing News: @Avaya Appoints @simonharrisonme as Chief #Marketing Officer #ExperiencesThatMatter As CMO,…

Demand Spring Releases Top 10 Revenue Marketing Predictions for 2020

Revenue Marketing consultancy Demand Spring released a report outlining their top 10 marketing predictions for 2020. Marketing seldom follows a set plan. As Demand Spring’s team of consultants have discovered in the journeys they share with clients, the best learning happens when we move off the beaten path. These learnings are what make up Demand Spring’s Top 10 Marketing Predictions for the year, and will help marketers through the diverse and winding trails we’ll follow in 2020. Marketing Technology News: Future…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Coolest Things in Marketing and Sales Today

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Talkwalker, ExaWizards Inc., DirectScale, Inc., Braze, Liveclicker, and Google. Talkwalker Launches Conversation Clusters, Accelerates Insight Discovery With Augmented Analytics Tool Talkwalker, the leading social listening, and analytics company, announced the launch of Conversation Clusters, a data visualization tool that enables marketers, PR professionals, and consumer insight…

Marvel Marketers Partners with Ulster University to Bring Cutting-Edge Digital Marketing Coursework to Students and Staff

Marvel Marketers, an award-winning marketing agency with offices in San Mateo, CA, Austin, TX, and Belfast, Northern Ireland, is continuing to expand its footprint in EMEA with a new strategic partnership with Ulster University. The agency will use the framework from its training arm, Professor M’s Academy, to bring hands-on marketing automation training to Ulster’s undergraduate and graduate marketing students and staff. With coursework in Marketo, Pardot, Eloqua, and HubSpot, along with the digital marketing best…

How Translating Subtitles and Closed Captions Boosts Video Content Marketing

Closed captioning, like subtitling, display text on a video screen to provide additional and/or interpretive information. These textual supplements to visual content can do wonders for your Marketing and Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Having closed captions and subtitles available in many languages can vastly expand your viewership and therefore your potential reach and revenues. Current Digital Marketing trends are pushing constantly to greater globalization of translated Video material and Content Marketing. Your…

TCS a Leader in Life Sciences Data and Analytics Services for Sales and Marketing: Everest Group

Tata Consultancy Services' Consulting-led approach, Broad Portfolio of Solutions across the Life Sciences Value-chain and Digital Platforms, Cited as Key Strengths Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been named a Leader in the inaugural Everest Group PEAK Matrix® for Life Sciences Data and Analytics Services for Sales and Marketing Services. The report cites TCS' consulting-led approach and broad portfolio of solutions across the life…

Sonim Technologies Appoints Experienced Rugged Mobility Sales and Marketing Leadership

Sonim Technologies, Inc., a leading US provider of ultra-rugged mobility solutions optimized for the challenging public safety environment and designed specifically for task workers physically engaged in their work environments, announced the addition of Randy Denny as executive vice president of sales, and John Graff as chief marketing officer. Denny and Graff are accomplished business leaders who bring proven track records in public safety, North American carrier customers, non-carrier channels, B2B technology, and rugged…

Platinum Equity Acquires Marketing Technology Platform Centerfield, Completes Add-on Acquisition of Digital Ventures

Centerfield's World-Class Customer Acquisition Technology Poised for Additional Growth and Expansion Platinum Equity announced the acquisition of Centerfield, a technology-driven marketing and customer acquisition company. The firm also announced that Centerfield has acquired Digital Ventures, which operates leading web sites in home security, residential services, senior services and other verticals. Financial terms of the transactions were not disclosed. "Centerfield has delivered millions of customers and sales to…

AppsFlyer Raises $210 Million, Positioning Attribution at the Core of the Marketing Tech Stack

Global Growth Investor General Atlantic Leads Series D Round AppsFlyer, the global attribution leader, announced a $210 million Series D funding round led by General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm based in New York. Alex Crisses, Managing Director at General Atlantic, and Anton Levy, Co-President and Global Head of Technology, have joined AppsFlyer’s Board of Directors. “We are excited to partner with a company that has an experienced team and a culture focused on the customer,” said Alex Crisses,…

Extreme Reach Production Solutions Names Lisa Gewirtz Director of Marketing and Relationships

ER Production Solutions, the division of Extreme Reach that provides payroll, accounting and labor relations for production casts and crews across the entertainment industry, announced that Lisa Gewirtz has joined the company as Director of Marketing and Relationships. Gewirtz is well-known to her large network of industry contacts as a connector of people and an industry veteran with a passion for growing the community of entertainment production accountants and helping build careers. After more than 25 years at…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Coolest Things in Marketing and Sales Today

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Zomato, Hipmunk, dLocal, Brainshark, Inc., Reveneer, Service Management Group, Nielsen and DW Support Services. Zomato Raises its Stake in Food Delivery Business; Buys Out Uber Eats in India for $350 Million in All-Stock Deal In a major development in the Indian food delivery business in India, Zomato has officially announced that it has acquired its rival Uber Eats. With this Uber…

Publisher-Based Optimization in Mobile Marketing Because the Medium Is the Message

In 1960, Marshall McLuhan noted philosopher, academic and media critic, coined the expression “the medium is the message.” Since then, marketers and researchers have found that media context impacts ad recall, recognition, level and nature of processing, attitude, cognition, brand attitude, and purchase intent (source: “The Medium As A Contextual Cue,” Micael Dahlen, Journal of Advertising). These results make sense. When we’re reading about travel, we’re intuitively more open to marketing messages about hotels and vacation…

Primer Series: The Marketing Attribution Ladder

While the marketing ecosystem continues to evolve at a dramatic pace, the crux of every business remains unchanged. That is, to improve satisfaction across the customer journey. The art and science of Marketing Attribution exemplifies this objective. Read the full blog here.Subscribe to our Infographics and Primer Series to get familiar with the latest in Marketing, Sales and Customer Support. Write to us at news@martechseries.com to share your insights.

Liger Partners Dominates Atlanta Marketing Scene With a Side Order of Napoleon Dynamite Humor

Liger Partners Roars Into the 20’s With a Year of Exponential Growth in Atlanta and Beyond Only one year ago, an expert marketing team formed in Atlanta, known as Liger Partners, impacting some of the biggest and most important brands. Liger Partners is nacho typical marketing team – providing customized strategy and agile capabilities for execution to each amazing client. Ligers - as they call themselves - are serious about strategy, marketing, operations, and tater tots. Marketing Technology News: Why Audio Ads Should…

Ghostwriters & Co Launches A Different Kind Of Content Marketing Agency

Ghostwriters & Co Has Announced the Launch of Their New Company. This New Company AIMS to Become a World-Class Ghostwriting Agency Focusing on Increasing Sales and Thought Leadership for Entrepreneurs Through Content Including Books, Blogs, Articles, PR, and Speech Writing Ghostwriters & Co has announced the launch of their new company. This new company aims to become a world-class ghostwriting agency focusing on increasing sales and thought leadership for entrepreneurs through content including books, blogs,…

Kurtosys Releases the Real Growth Podcast With VP of Global Marketing Leeya Hendricks

Kurtosys is excited to be reinvigorating their podcast series, bringing you some excellent insights from industry leaders in financial services, as well as taking a deep dive into the services that Kurtosys provide. In this first edition of 2020, host Elliot Burr talks to VP of Global Marketing, Leeya Hendricks, who discusses Kurtosys' new rebrand. Leeya outlines the main reasons for why Kurtosys has adopted a new sleek look and feel - to position their end-to-end digital experience platform (DXP) in the market as a…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Top Coolest Things in Marketing and Sales Today

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Zendesk, Inc., Google Cloud, VoiceFoundry, Averna, Tata Consultancy Services, Qwantify and Vervotech. Zendesk Launches the Sell Marketplace with Apps for Mailchimp, Dropbox, Pandadoc, and More Zendesk, Inc. announced the Zendesk Marketplace for Sell apps, which provides companies’ sales teams with a central place to access critical customer information from additional tools in the…

ACA, Alliance Bank of Arizona, KEO Marketing and MDSL Executives Elected to the Arizona Technology Council’s Board of Directors

The Council Bolsters its Board’s Expertise and Knowledge in Digital Marketing, Economic Development and Finance The Arizona Technology Council announced it has appointed Sandra Watson, president and CEO, Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA); Austin D. Harris, vice president, Commercial Banking, Alliance Bank of Arizona; Sheila Kloefkorn, CEO, KEO Marketing Inc.; and Aaron Zepper, vice president, Customer Demand, MDSL, to its board of directors. The four executives were elected unanimously to serve three-year terms at the…

Solutions to Real-Time Promotional Challenges Will be Marketing’s Focus in 2020

Reaching Prospects at Just the Right Times Is Not Only Desirable, but It’s also Practical with Current MarTech Tools As Marc Andressen famously said, “Software is eating the world” but eight years later we must ask - has the global market for MarTech products and services – one of the great success stories of recent times – finally reached capacity? Is the industry’s enviable pattern of growth likely to continue, or even accelerate, in the foreseeable future? If it does continue its historic penetration of the Marketing…

Fargo-Based Marketing Ideas For Printers Releases WordPress Plugin

Innovative Content and Online Ordering Solutions for Your WordPress Website Marketing Ideas For Printers (MI4P) announced their WordPress Plugin, a new and innovative way to access content and online ordering solutions. The WordPress Plugin is a free download that features paid subscription options for auto-updated marketing content and online ordering solutions. It offers a new way for printing companies to sell more printing without the expense or hassle of doing it themselves. “It can be drudgery to come up with new,…