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Interview with Alli McKee, CEO and Founder, Stick.ai

"The rise of AI-powered products forces us to double down on the human skills: communication, relationship building, storytelling. It enables us up to be more creative, as a whole." Tell us about your role and how you got here? What galvanized you to start Stick.ai? Communication is the world’s single biggest challenge today. We know visual communication is more effective, and yet we can’t do it because the vast majority of us aren’t designers. Our appetite to consume visual content has skyrocketed, yet our ability to…

Marketing United TechBytes with Colby Cavanaugh, SVP Marketing, Emma

Colby Cavanaugh SVP Marketing, Emma Today, Marketing United by Emma will unfurl the irresistible power of storytelling and the changing dynamic of marketing technologies in 2018. As event partners, we decided to dive deep into Emma's vision at Marketing United 2018, and how it could help MarTech companies and customers build a strong product roadmap based on AI, data, and analytics and spoke to Colby Cavanaugh, SVP Marketing at Emma. “Tell Your Story” at Emma and the team/technology you handle? I’m the SVP of…

Meredith Corporation Joins Wright’s Media Growing Client Roster

Wright's Media Partnership with Meredith Corporation to Deliver Unrivaled Award and Editorial Licensing to Consumers Wright's Media, an industry-leading content licensing provider, announced a partnership with Meredith Corporation to deliver unrivaled award and editorial licensing to consumers. Wright's Media will work with Meredith's editorial team to custom-build licensing programs around industry-specific events unique to their target audience. Also Read: Meredith Corporation Partners With Google On Launch Of New…

What Happened At Oracle’s Markie Awards Last Year?

The Markie Awards 2017 Recognized Top Companies and Leaders for Creative, Innovative, and Effective Modern Marketing Campaigns That Delivered Increased Engagement, Conversion and ROI In its 11th year, the Markie Awards 2017, hosted by Oracle, featured 17 categories that reflect the evolving marketing landscape, including: Account-Based Marketing Team of the Year, Best Digital Marketing Ecosystem, Best Integrated Mobile Experience, Best Use of Data, Most Creative Marketing Campaign, and Modern Marketing Leader of the Year.…

How to Build Context-Based Email Lists Using Social Media

Embrace the Power of Social and Email to Propel Customer Engagement and Eventually, Lead Generation and Conversion Social media continues to be the most innovative channel for content marketers and brand agencies to promote content and build a credible audience-base. According to We Are Social, there were 2.8 billion users on social media in 2017 globally. In 2018, social continues to be at the forefront of marketing battles. Social pages for businesses have become a marketing staple. Easy to use, share, react, and…

How Integrating Artificial Intelligence in B2B Marketing Can Scale Your Business

Every year, new advancements in the technology space have assisted businesses by creating new opportunities for customer outreach. One of greatest technologies of our time is Artificial Intelligence (AI) which has been creating quite the buzz in the B2B arena. Even though marketers have tested the waters when it comes to machine learning algorithms, there is still major ground to be covered when it comes to predictive analytics, personalization, statistical analysis as well as lead generation. Given its potential, Artificial…

Fireside Chat with Anuj Kucheria

Anuj Kucheria talks about his journey in setting up CrossInstall. Know Me... As Chief Revenue Officer at CrossInstall, I lead our business teams, which include three lines of business -- the DSP Performance Business, Brand Sales, and Creative Partnerships -- and ensure they are operating efficiently.With CrossInstall’s massive expansion in the last two years, it is critical we execute a thorough and diverse revenue generation strategy. I’ve worked in the mobile advertising space for over nine years and was able…

Cloud-Based Converged Conferencing Services Continue to Take Market Share From Standalone Applications: Global UCC Industry Outlook 2018

Workflow Integrations Begin to Unlock Next-Level Value, says A Report Buyer Study The UCC industry continues to evolve under the impact of multiple socio-economic and technology trends. Accelerating cloud communications services adoption (more than 25 percent globally) continues to stall investments in premises-based equipment. A study conducted by Report Buyer, a leading industry intelligence solution that provides all market research reports from top publishers, published the Global UCC Industry Outlook 2018, recently.…

Are You Pinterested Yet? User-Generated-Content Is Going to Transform Online Advertising

Given the recent news that Pinterest has hired its first COO as part of its plans to launch a public offering, it’s an exciting time for user-generated content (UGC). Pinterest is a living example of the increasing power of UGC, having been valued at around $12.3 billion (that’s £8.85 billion). With 300 million users expected this year, the platform’s growing popularity reflects the market’s appetite for consumers to engage directly with brands. If you’re asking yourself about the market’s potential, the numbers speak for…

Interview with Tasso Argyros, CEO, ActionIQ

"Proper predictive modeling requires a solid data foundation, which most marketers lack, and constant customization by data scientists, which marketers cannot afford." Tell us about your role at ActionIQ and how you got here. What galvanized you to start a CDP? Before ActionIQ, I  founded Aster Data, a pioneer in big data that was acquired by database leader Teradata for $325M. In addition to founding Aster Data, I’ve worked with some of the top global firms across several industries to put customer data in the hands…

123FormBuilder Launches Its Mobile App And Offline Forms

Mobile App Has Cross-OS Functionality That Allows Users to Upload Files and Photos or Submits Forms Even Without Network Coverage 123FormBuilder, a platform for creating online forms, has announced the launch of its new mobile app available for iOS and Android OS. In addition to that, the company has unveiled an exclusive feature that allows users to fill forms or upload files from places with no network coverage. The USP The 123FormBuilder Offline Forms are developed and designed for field agents. Their work implies…

Kahuna Launches First-Ever SaaS for Marketplaces to Service $2.8 Trillion E-Commerce Industry

Company's Proprietary AI-Based Marketplace Platform Drives Buyer-Seller Transactions, Increases Revenue for Marketplaces Kahuna, the award-winning AI-based marketing technology company, launched the first-ever suite of buyer and seller tools tailored exclusively for marketplace businesses. Kahuna's SaaS for Marketplaces leverages a proprietary AI-based engagement platform to drive marketplace vibrancy, seller optimization and buyer marketing. It is available as part of the broader open ecosystem with partners such as…

Percolate Positioned as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant Analysis for Content Marketing Platforms

Percolate Leads The Pack in The First-Ever Gartner Magic Quadrant Analysis for Content Marketing Platforms; Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute Percolate, a leading Enterprise Content Marketing Platform has been positioned by Gartner in the Leaders quadrant of the "Magic Quadrant for Content Marketing Platforms 2018". This marks the debut for any such analysis of Content Marketing platforms from Gartner. Empowering marketers to manage integrated marketing campaigns and gain visibility into…

Clickback Says Artificial Intelligence Exploded Into B2B Marketing in 2017

 2018 Promises to Be Even More of a Banner Year for Artificial Intelligence in This Lucrative Area The year 2017 saw many technological advances, including the rapid growth of artificial intelligence (AI) in B2B marketing. Overall, AI has affected many different parts of the marketing strategy, as well, including account identification. Predictive intelligence is one major area of AI making advances into areas such as voice assistants and smart home technology and is utilized by Clickback’s robust B2B lead generation…

How Handwritten Notes Can Boost the Effectiveness of Omnichannel Marketing Campaigns

Consumers today are being inundated with multichannel marketing schemes from all sides. And with the rise of digital marketing, they are being drowned with more noise than ever. As a result, once efficient marketing channels are becoming less effective, forcing marketers to get more creative in their approach to reach consumers. Luckily, companies don’t need to reinvent the wheel to do so. Rather, they can easily leverage older, analog marketing strategies, such as handwritten notes, to integrate with their existing…

Pegasystems Appoints Shoel Perelman As The Vice President Of Product For Pega Marketing

Shoel Perelman Joins Pega from IBM, Where He Was VP of Engineering for Watson Commerce Pegasystems, the software company empowering customer engagement at the world's leading enterprises, announced it has appointed Shoel Perelman as Vice President of Product for Pega Marketing software. Perelman will help ensure Pega's continued leadership and rapid growth in the cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) solutions space and marketing automation sector. Also Read: Pegasystems and Idio Join Forces for AI-Driven…

LMS Embraces Hyper-Personalization And Doubles Business

Data-Driven Consulting Firm Expands Revenue and Adds 11 New Employees in Past Year LMS Inc., a leading data-driven consumer experience consulting firm, has evolved in their approach to courting customers, and they've boosted business by 200 percent as a result. In the past, marketing companies were reactive, using client lists to reach potential customers through electronic and paper mail. However, advances in data collection presented a new opportunity, one LMS has strategically embraced to offer a more personal…

Talkdesk Delivers ROI Exceeding 300 Percent According To Independent Consulting Study

Independent Research Shows Talkdesk Customer Realized More Than $7 Million in Savings After Switching from a First-Generation Cloud Contact Center Application Talkdesk, the leading enterprise contact center platform, announced the findings of a Total Economic Impact (TEI) study performed by a leading industry analyst firm, Forrester Consulting. Talkdesk commissioned Forrester to examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises can realize by deploying Talkdesk Enterprise Contact Center Platform. Forrester's…

Interview with Jay Baer, Founder, Convince & Convert

"Content and social work closely together, with social as an amplification engine that brings new viewers to content executions." Tell us about your professional journey as a tech entrepreneur. What inspired you to set up a digital marketing firm? I somewhat accidentally got involved in online marketing at the very beginning, way back in 1993. I was the spokesperson for a government agency and hated it. My friends from college had started the very first Internet company in Arizona, and I was looking to do ANYTHING…

CrowdFlower Unveils New Machine Learning Solutions; Changes Name To Figure Eight

Expanded Vision, Solutions and Executive Team Focused on Establishing Figure Eight as the Human-In-The-Loop Category Leader CrowdFlower, the essential Human-in-the-Loop artificial intelligence platform for data science and machine learning teams, unveiled new machine learning solutions that will help companies reduce the time to apply AI to their business and generate business impact from real-world AI applications. These new machine learning solutions are part of a multi-year transformation CrowdFlower has been…