Two-Thirds of Small Businesses Conducting Email Marketing Execute Without CRM, Despite Accessible Technology

Without software to automate marketing tasks, many small businesses are at a disadvantage as owners determine digital marketing strategies for 2021 Almost two-thirds (64%) of small businesses in the U.S. admitted to conducting email marketing without marketing software or a CRM in 2021, according to a new survey report from Visual Objects, a visual guide to finding and hiring the best creative firms. Without CRMs such as HubSpot or Salesforce, small businesses must handle email marketing manually. Digital marketing…

Part 2: The Eternal Marketing Dilemma: In-House vs. Outsourced Advertising – a Look at Strategies and What’s Right for Your Business

With the overall U.S. ad spend expected to reach $246 billion by the end of this year, brands must determine how and where to allocate their marketing resources more than ever before, and whether they should capitalize on internal talent or leverage outsourced marketing services to determine strategy and execute their spend. Here’s the painful truth: there is no one-size-fits-all approach. I made the case for an internal marketing approach in Part I of this series (link). I’ll now investigate the agency approach, which…

SMBs Sent 51,273,308 Emails Through Marketing 360 Nurture in 2020

Marketing 360 recently announced their 2020 platform metrics, which showed a total of 51,273,308 emails sent by SMBs through the nurture tool within the platform. The Nurture tool within the Marketing 360 platform incorporates both email marketing and SMS text message marketing, and gives SMBs an effortless way to nurture leads and customers. With a huge library of already designed, fully customizable email templates specific to industry and easy-to-use design tools, creating email campaigns is a breeze. Furthermore, the…

Noosh’s Marketing Production Execution SaaS Selected by PubWorX as Core to PubWorX’s Procurement Service for Marketing…

Noosh, the global leader in marketing production execution software solutions, announced that PubWorX has chosen Noosh's SaaS solution to power PubWorx's innovative procurement service for marketing collateral. PubWorX started in 2016 as a joint venture between Hearst and Condé Nast to offer scale and innovation to the magazine industry. Growing organically and through its acquisition of ProCirc, a Florida-based publishing services company with more than 50 publishing clients across more than 250 titles, client demand…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Roundup covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI, and ML announcements from Button and Branch (E-Commerce and Mobile Commerce), ResponseCRM (Marketing Automation), Zoomd (Native & Programmatic Advertising), GlobalData (Analytics), to Stack8 (Unified Communications). Button and Branch Join Hands to Help Brands Unlock Mobile Growth in the Affiliate Channel Button, the leading mobile commerce technology company, announced a strategic partnership with…

E-Commerce Specialists, GoMarketing Inc. Announces Fully Integrated E-Commerce Solutions for Online Retailers from $10,000 Setup

With the advent of GoMarketing Inc, the eCommerce specialists at the platform have decided to offer fully integrated eCommerce solutions to online retailers. What’s interesting is that the minimal setup cost starts from $10,000. Ordinarily, online retailers have to bear the high cost to operate and use various eCommerce-related features. “It is a more progressive initiative that wants to help online retailers create a multichannel experience at an affordable range,” said Richard Uzelac, the CEO and Founder of GoMarketing…

GoMarketing Inc., National Digital Advertiser, Now Provides Facebook Advertising for Home Services Companies

Home service companies are often lost in the fog of Facebook advertising. It is the sole reason GoMarketing has decided to open its doors for home service companies and offer Facebook advertising. In a span of a few years, Facebook advertising has managed to evolve at an unprecedented rate. Although social media advertising is a different game, the effectiveness of Facebook ads is in the same league as Google Ads. “Of course, organic growth matters, but Facebook advertising offers home service companies a chance to get…

Xebec Strengthens Its B2B Marketing Services With Proprietary CRM Tool HELM

Xebec Communications Pvt Ltd, an independent creative and digital marketing services agency has reinforced its B2B solutions for clients with a plethora of new offerings. Xebec is a 28-year-old agency with a specialized focus in the B2B marketing space. The company has offices in Pune, Mumbai and Bengaluru and has handled some marquee clients in the B2B space. Volvo Construction Equipment, Cooper Corporation, ABB, Kohler, Cummins power generation, Demag Cranes, Thyssen Krupp to name a few. Clients in the IT…

Merkle Appoints Simon Esland as VP Practice Lead, Marketing Decisioning to Oversee Partnership With Pegasystems

Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven customer experience management company and part of dentsu international, has appointed Simon Esland to the newly created role of VP practice lead, marketing decisioning for Merkle’s partnership with Pegasystems Inc., the software company that crushes business complexity. Previously group head of marketing technology strategy at Vodafone, Esland will lead the largest decisioning practice in Europe and support Merkle’s expansion across all 14 markets in EMEA. As a leading…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Roundup covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI, and ML announcements from iSpot (TV Advertising), Allocadia (Marketing Attribution), Jellyfish (Marketing Automation), Medallia (Customer Experience Management), to Salesforce (Analytics). iSpot Acquires Ace Metrix iSpot.tv has acquired Ace Metrix, a pioneer in attitudinal measurement for TV and video creatives. The deal delivers the marketplace a single-source solution for tracking the business outcomes and…

Zenreach Hires Megan Wintersteen as New VP of Marketing

The former Bowlero executive will focus on leveling up ‘customer-centric’ branding and messaging Zenreach, the leader in WIFI powered walk-through marketing and customer engagement for brick-and-mortar businesses, announced that Megan Wintersteen has joined the team as the new Vice President of Marketing. Wintersteen joins Zenreach with more than 12+ years experience, most recently as the VP of Marketing at Bowlero Corporation where she led all marketing initiatives as well as their ecommerce platforms with a focus on…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Roundup covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI, and ML announcements from Vamp (Influencer Marketing), Firstlight Media (Entertainment), SocialSurvey (Customer Experience Management), Blu Digital Group (Entertainment), Discuss.io (Video Platforms). Vamp Kicks off 2021 With New TikTok Marketing Partnership Influencer marketing and social content platform, Vamp, has become an official Creative Marketing Partner of TikTok. This exciting partnership will…

Merkle Appoints Erin Hutchinson as Global Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven customer experience management (CXM) company, announced the appointment of Erin Hutchinson to Global Chief Marketing and Communications Officer. In this role, Hutchinson will focus on driving growth for dentsu’s Customer Experience Management (CXM) service line through the alignment of regional marketing and communications teams. A 19-year Merkle veteran, Hutchinson has held various marketing leadership roles within the organization, most recently CMO of Merkle Americas.…

Top Digital Marketing Trends that Prevailed in 2020

In the modern digital world, every business whether big or small needs digital marketing. Without it, there would be no growth, no customers, and no brand image. However, having adequate knowledge of digital marketing is not enough. Marketers need to re-evaluate and recalibrate the perfectness of their strategies regularly. That is why they need to stay abreast of the latest trends and happenings in digital marketing to set up their ‘A’ game and stay ahead of the competition. And for 2020, the main focus of marketers went on…

Post-Cookie “Re-Think” of Digital Marketing Driving Surge of Innovation in Collaborative Data Solutions, According to New Winterberry Group…

Winterberry Group, a specialized management consultancy with deep experience in advertising, marketing, data, technology and commerce, released new research: “Collaborative Data Solutions: Data and Identity in the Era of Permission.” The research delves into the surge in collaboration across and within companies to leverage data to optimize revenue and deliver consistent consumer interactions in a post-cookie world. Brands and media owners are turning to both familiar and evolving data collaboration frameworks to make the…

Vamp Kicks off 2021 With New TikTok Marketing Partnership

Influencer marketing and social content platform, Vamp, has become an official Creative Marketing Partner of TikTok. This exciting partnership will support new and existing Vamp clients tapping into the powerful brand engagement and conversion opportunities on TikTok. Vamp’s community of creators generate engaging and creative content. In collaborating with them, brands can now create authentic, native content then amplify that into targeted ads, through TikTok’s suite of ad formats. These solutions give clients the…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Roundup covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI, and ML announcements from Milsoft (Customer Experience Management), Zoom (Unified Communications), OneTrust (Privacy and Regulations), eTargetMedia (Email Marketing), to Lightspeed (E-Commerce and Mobile Commerce). Milsoft Expands Its Relationship with SugarCRM to Deliver on Customer Experience for Utilities SugarCRM Inc., the innovator of time-aware CX, announced that Milsoft Utility Solutions, a utility…

eTargetMedia Launches Display Ads Retargeting Solution to Complement Precision Targeted Email Marketing Campaigns

eTargetMedia launches new display ads retargeting solution to help marketers maximize results on the company's precision-targeted email marketing campaigns. eTargetMedia is offering a free email marketing consultation and 20% off list orders to customers who mention this press release eTargetMedia, a leading provider of Email Lists, Postal Lists, Data Append and Creative Solutions has launched their new display ads retargeting solution which will help marketers maximize results on eTargetMedia’s precision targeted email…

Simplilearn Announces Collaboration with Facebook to Offer Facebook’s Digital Marketing Associate Certification

Learners to get free voucher for the Facebook Certified Digital Marketing Associate exam Masterclasses conducted by Facebook trainers Simplilearn, world's number one online bootcamp for digital economy skills training, announced its collaboration with Facebook to integrate the Facebook Blueprint Digital Marketing Associate Certification into its Digital Marketing courses. As part of this collaboration, Simplilearn will make a Facebook Blueprint certification exam voucher available to graduates of  Simplilearn’s Digital…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Roundup covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI, and ML announcements from airSlate (Marketing Automation), Salesforce (CRM), OpenAP (TV Advertising), Verve Group (Video Advertising), to dotCMS (Content Management). airSlate Announces $80 Million in Total Capital Raise from Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital, General Catalyst and HighSage Ventures airSlate, a leader in no-code business automation solutions, announced the closing of $40 million in additional…