Interview with Arron Shepherd, Co-Founder and Chief Storyteller, The Goat Agency

"The most effective influencers have built their following slowly through creating amazing content that resonates with their engaged following."Tell us about your role at The Goat Agency and how you got there. What inspired you to start the company? I am one of the co-founders of Goat and the Chief Storyteller here. My two co-founders and I founded Goat after working together to promote an app, we had spent thousands and thousands of pounds on every marketing channel imaginable. From sponsorships to celeb endorsements,…

OneTrust Leads Global Privacy Management Software Market: Ovum Report

Independent Research Film Ovum Has Named Privacy Management Software Company OneTrust as a Leader in the Market It has been two months since the launch of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). While the risk of data breach still hangs in the air like the mythical Damocles’ Sword, many companies have chosen to minimize the risk by adopting privacy management solutions. In its recent report, Ovum, a leading analyst and research firm, has named OneTrust as a strategic leader in the global privacy…

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…

Less Work, More Sales with Funnel CRM, Launched This Month

Funnel CRM Officially Launched This Month - Funnel Is an Intelligent CRM for Smart Teams. With Features That Will Make Your Sales Workflow Better Long-Awaited Funnel CRM launches in the US The cloud-based customer relationship management software is designed to help small-medium businesses, startups, agencies, and freelancers close more deals without using complicated solutions. The COO of the project, Irsa Chaudhry said on this occasion, “Two years ago, we channeled our efforts into a field that is close to our hearts. We…

Fireside Chat with Sandie Overtveld

Sandie Overtveld talks about how sales professionals should train themselves to master sales automation, reporting and intelligence tools Know Me Please tell us about your role at Zendesk and about your career journey. I lead Zendesk's Asia Pacific & Japan Go-To-Market teams, helping our clients transform their customer service into meaningful customer engagement with beautifully simple solutions. Prior to Zendesk, I was at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Services, where I led the Microsoft Dynamics Service Line for…

Pegasystems Named a Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Mobile App Development Platforms

Pegasystems Inc., the software company empowering customer engagement at the world's leading enterprises, announced it has been named a Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile App Development Platforms report for the third consecutive year. In the report, Gartner evaluated 19 Mobile App Development Platforms (MADP) vendors against 15 different criteria based on their ability to execute and completeness of vision. According to the report: "The MADP was first defined by Gartner in 2012 as a platform for…

Interview with Manny Medina, CEO and Co-Founder, Outreach

"Technology innovations aren’t about replacing human analysis and decision making — the focus should be on amplifying it."Tell us about your role at Outreach and how you got here. What’s the most fascinating aspect of leading a Sales Engagement software platform? I’m the CEO and co-founder of Outreach. My job is to make our customers successful by hiring the best talent around and uniting them to further our mission. Some days, that means diving into strategy with my product team; other days, it means digging into the…

Ten Ways to Transform Your Employees into Social Ambassadors

Understanding Employee Advocacy to Tap into Brand Awareness and Social Engagement In a report published by the Content Marketing Institute, 89% of B2C marketers and 92% of B2B marketers use social media platforms as their primary channel for distribution of content. Wonder why? Social media marketing when done right has the potential to generate new leads, increase brand awareness and revamp conversion rates. Unfortunately, consumers no longer completely trust the marketing campaigns shelled out by brands. Customers…

YouAppi Unveils Major Upgrades to Its 360 Platform, Used by Nearly 500 of the World’s Most Prominent Global Brands

Upgrades Include Direct Access to Programmatic Advertising Inventory and Industry's Highest Fraud Protection Measures, Providing Mobile Marketers Unfettered Access to Premium Automation, Analytics and Data Protection YouAppi, a leading growth marketing platform for premium mobile brands, announced robust upgrades to its highly-regarded 360 Platform, initially launched last year and now in use by nearly 500 of the world's most prominent global brands. The 360 Platform addresses five critical needs for today's marketers:…

LiveRamp to Power People-Based TV Campaigns for Adobe with IdentityLink

Partnership Enables Advertisers to Activate Data At Scale for TV Advertising Using Adobe Advertising Cloud or Adobe Audience Manager LiveRamp®, an Acxiom® company  and leading provider of omnichannel identity resolution, today announced that Adobe  is integrating LiveRamp’s IdentityLink™ for TV solution across Adobe Advertising Cloud and Adobe Audience Manager. This enables advertisers to engage in addressable TV advertising using the same first- or third-party audiences they already deploy through Adobe, while…

Zoho One Achieving Rapid Market Adoption; New Apps, AI, Analytics and Zia Search Further Extend Power of the Integrated Software Suite

Business-wide AI, Analytics and Search Demonstrate the Power of Building Services on a Pre-Integrated Operating System Today Zoho announced major updates to Zoho One, its flagship suite of applications designed to put businesses completely in the cloud. Launched in July 2017, this all-in-one solution includes apps that run sales and marketing, finance and HR, operations and business intelligence. One year later, Zoho One is enabling a new set of capabilities that bridge the gap between different departments and roles…

Interview with Randy Wootton, CEO, Percolate

"If your content marketing solution is not designed to anticipate future demand, you may be forced to sacrifice quality and accuracy in the interest of speed and simplicity."Tell us about your role at Percolate and how you got here. What inspired you to join a marketing technology company? In 1995, Don Peppers and Martha Rogers wrote a book titled, The One to One Future, and in it, they outlined the promise of 1:1 marketing — essentially getting the right message to the right person at the right time. Fast forward 25…

LogMeIn Unveils Secure Federated Login to LastPass with Active Directory

New Integration Provides Effortless Password Security for Employees by Removing the Need to Create or Remember a Separate Master Password LastPass by LogMeIn, a leader in password management, announced a new integration with Microsoft’s Active Directory Federation Services (“ADFS”), providing organizations utilizing Microsoft ADFS with the ability to allow employees to access LastPass with their Active Directory (“AD”) credentials. Maintaining the LastPass zero-knowledge security model, this patent-pending security…

Design Systems Will Build the Future of Customer Experience

Business Stakeholders Are Increasingly Understanding the Importance of Providing an Outstanding Customer Experience. But How Do They Collaborate with Marketers to Take Their Products and Services in the Right Direction? Design Systems Might Just Be the Pied-Piper for Futuristic Customer Experience Endeavors "You‘ve got to start with the customer experience and work back toward the technology - not the other way around." -Steve Jobs An enterprise’s ability to provide optimum customer service will decide the success of…

Bidalgo Brings Artificial Intelligence to Digital Ad Creative With the Launch of Creative AI

Machine Learning, Video and Image Recognition Helps Advertisers Produce the Highest Performing Ad Creative Bidalgo, a leading provider of ad creative automation software and services for app marketers, announced the launch of Creative AI, the first Artificial Intelligence-based technology to help advertisers design high-performance ad creative. An integrated part of Bidalgo’s self-serve ad automation platform, Creative AI uses image- and video-recognition technology to analyze every component of an advertiser’s creative,…

Interview with Tom Pallack, CEO, SITO Mobile

"Location is a critical part of the customer journey and mobile platforms are the catalyst for bringing those insights to life."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be a part of SITO Mobile? As CEO of SITO, I am working day-in and day-out to solidify the company’s position as the premier partner for location-based data. I work with the amazing team here to develop our emerging technology, craft breakthrough initiatives and drive continual growth. My road to SITO involved more than thirty…

Enterprises Discover New Technologies to Grow Businesses, Gain New Customers and Retain the Existing Ones

Top Picks from Martech Series. Last Week Our Staff Writers Covered the Scope of Various Technologies so That Enterprises Can Strengthen Their E-Commerce Channels and Satisfy Customers Original MarTech Insights from the Week Gone By Why Companies Should Consider Investing in Enterprise Information Management (EIM) Software EIM Software Platforms Have Advanced Progressively to Capture All the Key Points Which Enterprises Face While Developing Their Information Management Strategies. We find out more! Five Steps to Make…

The Year of Advanced TV: Leveraging Data in New Ways

In 2018, more than 50 percent of marketers are likely to include Advanced TV buys in their schedule. But for many traditional television advertisers, Advanced TV remains a daunting concept. That’s understandable. Advanced TV, as an umbrella term that encompasses everything from data-driven targeting to programmatic placement, is a fast-moving yet nuanced opportunity. (For more background on the market forces driving Advanced TV, as well as the requirements for advertising execution in this realm, check out part 1 and part 2 …

Fireside Chat with Lindsay O’Neill

Lindsay O'Neill talks about her journey in The linknexus, her reputation as a ‘Storyteller’ and how she stays on top of every marketing and sales trends. Tell us about your role at linknexus and how you got here. I run sales and business development for linknexus. Last November I attended a small surprise party for one of my best friends and got seated next to this cool dude, John Lim (linknexus’ CEO). We started chatting about his “job” and he told me all about linknexus. As the former VP of the Enterprise…

Interview with Jeff White, Founder, Gravy Analytics

"The ability to understand - in a privacy-friendly way - the places and events that a marketer’s target audience visits are a much bigger frontier."Tell us about your role at Gravy Analytics and how you got here. What made you start a Customer Intelligence platform?  Gravy Analytics started in 2011 as a local events discovery company, recommending interesting things to do in your area. Knowing that events are often the greatest indicator of interests and passions, and seeing the gap in understanding what customers do in…