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Amazon.com Announces Second Quarter Sales up 20% to $63.4 Billion

Amazon.com Inc. announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2019. Operating cash flow increased 65% to $36.0 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $21.8 billion for the trailing twelve months ended June 30, 2018. Free cash flow increased to $25.0 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $10.4 billion for the trailing twelve months ended June 30, 2018. Free cash flow less principal repayments of finance leases and financing obligations increased to $16.1 billion for the…

When AI Meets Experience: Bigtincan Acquires Sales Enablement Pioneer, Veelo

Today, AI-based sales enablement platform, Bigtincan announced acquiring Veelo Inc. Veelo is a pioneer in sales enablement industry. With the latest sales technology acquisition, Bigtincan will further expand into newer sales markets, augmented by combined technology targeting traditional and mobile-based Sales teams. Veelo help employees in Sales to perform at their best with real-time, relevant, actionable knowledge – ultimately helping Sales tech customers grow their business using a mix of brain science and data science…

Will Salesforce Customer 360 Arrival Push CRMs and DMPs Out of Equation in 2020?

As we sink deeper and deeper into the 'Experience' economy, it's getting even more noisier in the MarTech ecosystem with the coming of age for Customer Data Platforms (CDPs). Last month, SAP threw their hat into the CDP ring and now, this week, it's Salesforce's turn to disrupt the MarTech flywheel for CRMs and DMPs. Salesforce has announced its new-age product, Salesforce Customer 360, to enhance Data Management across all omnichannel Cloud offerings. Salesforce Customer Data platform was announced in Dreamforce 2018,…

Intelliverse Launches Free IntelliSales CRM

Intelliverse announces the launch of its new Free Sales CRM with many industry first features Intelliverse, a global leader in Sales Acceleration solutions, has launched IntelliSales CRM. IntelliSales CRM is an intelligent sales CRM which is free for unlimited users and includes unlimited support. One of many innovative features is pay-as-you-go calling feature from within the CRM. This allows the businesses to set their own budget for CRM and sales software. Along with this new free CRM, Intelliverse has brought…

Only 6% of Small Businesses Focused on Retaining Customers, Despite Main Digital Marketing Goal of Increasing Sales

Small Businesses Recognize the Value of Digital Marketing, but Lack the Necessary Budget and Resources to Maximize Their Efforts, According to a New Survey Almost one-third of small businesses (31%) concentrate their digital marketing efforts on increasing sales, but most aren't prioritizing engaging current customers. This data comes from a new survey by The Manifest, a business news and how-to website, which finds that small businesses are not maximizing their digital marketing investments. Only 6% of small…

Salesforce.org Launches foundationConnect, a Complete CRM and Grants Management Solution for Grantmakers

Now Grantmakers Can Seamlessly Manage the Entire Lifecycle of Philanthropic Giving — From Eligibility and Application to Reviews and Evaluations, All the Way Through to Distribution and Outcomes Salesforce.org, the philanthropic arm of Salesforce announced it will offer foundationConnect, a next-generation grants management system that enables foundations and public charities to seamlessly manage the entire lifecycle of philanthropic giving. Nonprofits and grantmakers are often bogged down by antiquated processes, run…

Influenster Solution Demonstrates Impact of Peer-to-Peer Recommendations in Driving Sales Conversion

In Study Conducted by IRI, Sales Lift Beats Benchmarks for Digital Campaigns Influenster, the leading product discovery and reviews platform, featuring 35 million+ reviews written by 5 million+ members, shared the results of third-party research fielded by IRI, demonstrating the value of peer-to-peer recommendations in driving conversion. The research, conducted on behalf of a well-known global color cosmetics brand, reveals how ratings, reviews and user-generated content can drive an increase in incremental sales and…

Radius Launches New Data Stewardship App to Fix Bad, Siloed Salesforce Data

Built on the Only B2B Enterprise Customer Data Platform and Data Ecosystem, Radius now keeps Salesforce data clean & current as enterprises invest in data management Radius, the only B2B Enterprise Customer Data Platform, launches Data Stewardship for Salesforce as a groundbreaking upgrade to Salesforce's Data.com as the company sunsets its legacy product. Data Stewardship for Salesforce ensures CRM data is clean and current by putting customers' Salesforce records "under management." With the ability to enrich and…

VERB Adds Former Salesforce Executive to Senior Management Team

VERB Technology Company, Inc., a leader in business-focused interactive video, and the pioneer of Augmented Sales Intelligence software, announced that Tal Golan has joined the Company in the role of Chief Strategy Officer. Prior to joining the VERB senior management team, Mr. Golan was Sr. Director – Success Cloud Product and Innovation at Salesforce.com. Until accepting a full-time position with VERB, Mr. Golan was also an active member of VERB’s Advisory Board, where he, alongside such other notable current Advisory Board…

conDati Launches Data-Science-As-A-Service Solution Designed to Boost Online Retail Sales from Marketing Campaign Spend

MarTech Pioneer Provides Omnichannel Campaign Performance Analytics and AI-Driven Recommendations to Optimize Campaigns conDati announced the launch of new capabilities on top of its digital marketing solution that helps eTailers and digital marketers understand their omnichannel campaign performance to sales revenue in a single platform. conDati’s AI and machine learning capabilities provide current insights and actionable recommendations to e-commerce companies looking to optimize their ROI from digital marketing spend,…

70% of Map Business Online Users Create Customer Visualizations for Sales Planning

SpatialTEQ Inc., publisher of North America’s most advanced cloud-based business mapping software,  www.MapBusinessOnline.com, offers an affordable solution for customer visualizations against an accurate business map as a key business mapping feature. Detailed user-base application analysis shows that over 70% of customers use the web-based mapping tool for customer visualization purposes. In 2018 Map Business Online continued an unprecedented rate of growth for the eighth year in a row. Also, in 2018 the Map…

The Ultimate List of Sales Automation Tools

Have sales left you feeling overwhelmed and burned out? It used to seem so simple. Now there are hundreds of millions of potential clients, along with millions of competitors vying for their attention. The world of sales is moving faster than anyone can keep track of, leaving only one thing for certain: If you’re using the same methods and tools you were using a few years ago, you’re going to be left behind. If you’ve spent any time with us at Reply, you’ll know we’re big fans of automation. We’re constantly looking…

BigID Expands Global Sales Organization to Help Enterprises Meet Worldwide Privacy Regulations

On the Heels of Record Sales Growth in 2018, BigID Adds New SVP Global Sales, VP Pre-Sales Engineering and Sales Teams in London, Paris, Stockholm, Zurich, São Paulo, Singapore to Existing US Sales Organization BigID, Inc. the leader in data-centric personal data privacy and protection, announced that it has expanded the company’s sales presence in Europe, Asia and LATAM to meet demand from new global privacy regulations. BigID has also appointed Michael Trites as senior vice president of global sales to oversee the…

ItaQuod Named Selling Power 2019 Top 15 Sales Enablement Vendor

CRM Platform Helps Team Members Capture, Consume and Collaborate on Information in up to 80% Less Time ItaQuod, the world's first and only Structured CRM platform for easily capturing, consuming and collaborating on information, announced that it has been named a 2019 Top 15 Sales Enablement Vendor by Selling Power magazine. The list was published in the November 2018 issue of Selling Power magazine, and is the second consecutive year Selling Power has produced and published this list. According to Gerhard…

Brainshark Introduces Sales Coaching ‘Practice Field’ – to Help Sellers Rehearse and Master Their Messages

Sales Readiness Leader Unveils Other New Capabilities in its Coaching and Learning Software - Improving Sales Team Productivity and Effectiveness Brainshark, Inc., delivering SaaS-based sales enablement and readiness solutions, announced powerful enhancements to its award-winning sales coaching technology. Chief among them is a Practice Field for sellers – increasing sellers' confidence and competence, so they can master key messages. Recognized with gold-level Stevie Awards in The International Business Awards for the…

Broadleaf Commerce Chooses Lead Liaison to Execute Sales & Marketing Strategy

Ecommerce Solution Provider Selects Lead Liaison to Align Their Sales and Marketing Team Broadleaf Commerce provides robust commerce solutions to support enterprise retail brands. They’ve recently been named in Inc. 5000’s List of Fastest-Growing Companies in America for the second year in a row. Their brand is rising to the top, and that’s no accident. The company practices effective and efficient strategies, both internally and externally, in order to compete. Broadleaf has experience with marketing automation solutions…

The Funnel Isn’t a Funnel: Embracing the Way Businesses Buy and the Changing Role of B2B Sales

For most B2B companies, the sales process and funnel has not changed much in the past few decades. Sure, there is a bit more sophistication around the top of the funnel with web visitors, marketing capture leads, marketing qualified leads and sales accepted leads — but the funnel still represents a linear path through a set of stages. While the funnel may not have changed, the way B2B companies actually buy has changed and today’s most effective B2B companies have revised their sales approach to match the actual process that…

Oracle Chooses OppSource’s Next-Generation Sales Engagement Platform Built for Oracle Sales Cloud to Showcase at Oracle World

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Reveal Actionable Insights That Elevate Sales Performance, Advance Pipeline Progress, and Improve Revenue Results OppSource, a leading provider of cloud-based sales engagement software, announced that it is one of only five marquee start-up Oracle partners invited to be showcased at Oracle OpenWorld and the Oracle Partner Executive Summit preceding the four-day event. Commenting on his nomination of OppSource for this coveted opportunity, Nicolas de Beco, Oracle Senior Director,…

Vidyard and Strategic IC Outline How Video and Technology Trends are Disrupting B2B Sales and Marketing

UK Platinum Hubspot Partner and Inbound to Account-Based Marketing (ABM) Agency, Strategic IC Host Successful Trends Disrupting Sales Event In the second of their 'Inbound to ABM' breakfast event series, Inbound to ABM agency Strategic IC partnered with Vidyard, the online video platform for business, to outline how the sales and marketing landscape is evolving, predicting why 1-2-1 personalization and storytelling - particularly through video - will be increasingly crucial if modern marketing and sales strategies are to…

7 Tips for Boosting E-Commerce Sales with Live Chat

It’s 2018, and e-commerce is truly having a moment that is showing no signs of ending. Convenience, necessity, leisure, and the pursuit of better deals are just a handful of the factors that are attracting buyers to their devices instead of physical stores. For companies hoping to capitalize on the changing retail landscape, it is important to have the right tools in place to deliver the customer experience that buyers want. The pressure to deliver on that customer experience — which includes the ability to communicate…