Twin Cities Digital Agency, Dealer Teamwork, Is a Finalist for Major Award from Google

Automotive Digital Marketing Vendor Excited to Be Considered for Prestigious Award Dealer Teamwork, a Twin Cities-based digital marketing agency, has been named a Mobile Innovation finalist in this year's Premier Partner Awards, presented by Google Partners. The Premier Partner Awards honor innovation in digital marketing across Search, Mobile, Video, Display, Shopping, and Growing Businesses Online. Dealer Teamwork offers inventory merchandising and SEM management services to companies that range from automotive to…

Cloudinary Announces New Integration with Salesforce Commerce Cloud

Cloudinary to Help Commerce Cloud Customers Realize the Full Potential of their Media Assets and Deliver Personalized and Optimized Shopping Experiences Cloudinary, the end-to-end media management solution for many of the world’s top brands, has launched a new integration with Salesforce Commerce Cloud, the fastest path to unified commerce. Commerce Cloud enables brands to provide personalized experiences for shoppers that span web, mobile, social and in-store. And now, as part of the world’s #1 CRM platform – Salesforce…

Marketo Appoints Mika Yamamoto as Global President to Deliver End-To-End Customer Experience

Former SAP Chief Digital Marketing Officer Will Drive New Growth and Operational Efficiencies Marketo, Inc., the leading provider of marketing engagement, automation, and attribution software, announced the continued expansion of its leadership team with the appointment of Mika Yamamoto as Global President. As the former Chief Digital Marketing Officer (CDMO) for SAP, Yamamoto brings 20 plus years of enterprise marketing experience to Marketo, and will focus on delivering a world-class, end-to-end experience for Marketo's…

CONEX Exclusive: How Uberflip Sets New Benchmarks in Content Experience

A Great Content Experience Is About Creating the Right Conditions to Further Engage a Potential Buyer  There's a lot that simple, relevant content can do for your business. Especially, if it's crafted with laser-focused precision to engage audiences who would then turn into customers. Uberflip's marquee conference, CONEX unleashed the beast that all Content Marketing teams could hunt with. For those who are yet to comprehend the dramatic transformation of content strategies around experiences and AI-driven analytics, it's…

TruSignal, Inc. Launches Third-Party Seed Data Network to Increase Access to TruSignal’s Bid Price Optimizer

TruSignal’s Third-Party Seed Data Network Features Industry-Leading Data Providers and Helps Advertisers Optimize Impression-Level Bidding with Custom, People-Based, Data-Driven Solutions TruSignal, Inc., a leading predictive scoring and people-based marketing technology business, announced the launch of its third-party seed data network, fueled by relationships with leading data providers, including Nielsen Catalina Solutions (NCS), NinthDecimal, ShareThis and more. The third-party seed data network provides advertisers…

Interview with Ben Plomion, CMO, GumGum

"Too many marketers continue to hang on to the more traditional elements of marketing while ignoring those that could help improve consumer engagement and brand visibility."Tell us about your role at GumGum and how you got here. What’s the most fascinating aspect of being a part of GumGum? I joined GumGum three years ago and became Chief Marketing Officer a year later. I am responsible for Brand Management, Integrated Marketing Programs and Corporate Communications. Our company teaches machines how to see things the way…

Freshworks Brings Context to Collaboration with Freshconnect

New Solution Empowers Cross Departmental Customer Engagement Teams to Collaborate Where They Work Freshworks, the global leader in customer engagement cloud software, announced the launch of Freshconnect, a new contextual collaboration solution for support and sales teams. Immediately available to Freshdesk and Freshsales users, the new collaboration tool makes it easy for customer-facing and internal teams to work more efficiently with each other on customer issues and sales deals. Unlike most internal messaging and…

Data Is the New Oil: Harness More to Enhance the Value Chain

SAPPHIRE Now was a big success. It showcased why and how customer experience is turning into the new currency for digital sales. Better the experience, longer the customer engagement. With the coming of age for AI and Machine Learning technologies in sales and marketing, businesses have truly understood the real-power of engrossing customer experience. Innovations in CRM, Marketing Automation, and data analytics are moving at a faster pace, but not the data that feed into them. To better understand how SAP Commerce Cloud…

CGS Survey Finds Optimal Customer Service Requires a Blended Bot and Human Experience

Consumer Expectations Are High for Personalized Interactions and Secure Management of Data CGS, a global provider of business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services, announced the findings from its 2018 Global Consumer Customer Service Report of more than 500 US and UK individuals, ages ranging from 18 to over 65. The survey looked at consumer preferences for customer service engagements, specifically chatbot usage. Despite today’s technology-dependent environment, the results showed that many consumers…

E-commerce Report Finds 91% of Retailers Expect Online Revenue Growth this Year

SLI Systems' H1 2018 Study of Hundreds of Retailers Provides Mid-Year Outlook on State of E-Commerce SLI Systems, a leader in online retail product discovery solutions, published a new report on the state of e-commerce. Based on recent survey results from hundreds of mid-sized retailers, the H1 2018 E-commerce Performance Indicators and Confidence (EPIC) Report highlights top focus areas for the year, including: how retailers feel about heated competition from Amazon, the investments they are making in new technology, how…

V12 Data Launches AudienceLink, a Powerful Custom Audience Solution for Facebook Marketing

V12 Data, a leading provider of people-based marketing solutions, announced the launch of AudienceLink, a powerful custom audience solution for distribution through Facebook client accounts or approved Facebook integration partners. AudienceLink is a machine-learning platform that leverages multi-verified, privacy-compliant data source built using data products that cover consumer and business audiences. Data assets include 215+ million consumer contacts with full address, 186+ million VINs, 208 million consumer emails,…

What 500,000 Sales Calls Reveal About How Sales Reps Should Ask Questions

Trish Bertuzzi from the Bridge Group once told me, “a great marriage begins with the first date, and a quality sales process originates with the discovery call.” A discovery call is a two-way call for the prospect to understand your solution and whether it can help them solve a real problem, and an opportunity for a sales rep to determine whether they should invest more time to develop the account. As a sales rep, time is your limiting resource. A good discovery builds rapport, establishes trust, qualifies a…

SheerID Expands Digital Verification Platform Enabling Marketers to Acquire Customers Across More Segments with Gated Offers

Self-Service Digital Verification Platform Simplifies the Creation and Management of Gated, Exclusive Offer Programs; Extends Reach to over 10 High-Value Target Segments SheerID, the market leader in digital verification technology for gated offers, announced a significant update to its digital verification platform to make it easier for marketers to acquire new customers with gated offers across a range of occupations, affiliations, or consumer life stages. Challenged with rising acquisition costs and interrupt-marketing…

Bigtincan Survey Finds Sales Professionals Lost More Than $1 Million in Revenue on Average in 2017

Survey of More Than 600 Sales Professionals Illustrates the Need for AI and Automation Solutions to Improve Loss Margins Bigtincan, the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation, announced the findings of its recent study that evaluated if, and how, sales professionals are using sales enablement and advanced technologies like artificial intelligence (AI). Bigtincan surveyed more than 600 US sales executives, working for organizations with 1,000 or more employees across industries including financial…

Email Verifier ZeroBounce Raises the Standards for Email Data Quality

Premier email verifier ZeroBounce raises the standards for email data quality with its new email scoring system. ZeroBounce A.I. determines the quality of an email address and makes a significant difference in customers’ email list management. Driven by artificial intelligence, ZeroBounce A.I. is an extension of the classic email verification system, offering users a more detailed analysis of their email quality. The software scans each address in an email list and provides a score to describe activity levels, potential…

TechBytes with Zephrin Lasker, VP, E-Commerce, Rakuten Viber

Zephrin Lasker VP, E-Commerce, Rakuten Viber Rakuten Viber has been at the forefront of the mobile commerce wave. We spoke to Zephrin Lasker, VP, E-Commerce, Rakuten Viber, to understand the latest trends in the space and how Rakuten Viber is leveraging consumer data to drive retargeting and how messaging apps are transforming marketing tactics.Tell us about your role at Viber and the team/technology you handle. I head up the eCommerce function at Viber, which is responsible for the messaging app’s native shopping…

MomentFeed Ready for Facebook’s New Recommendations Update, Offering New Tools for Businesses to Improve Local Sales and Experiences

MomentFeed, the leader in mobile customer experience management for multi-location brands, announced that its clients will have the opportunity to take complete advantage of Facebook Recommendations, a new product announced by Facebook. “We are well-prepared due to our official FMP relationship with Facebook, and we are going to make it easy for our clients to get the most out of Facebook Recommendations.” With the release of Recommendations, Facebook provided MomentFeed with early-access to API documentation, allowing…

Interview with Gil Becker, President and CEO, AnyClip

"As advertisers’ ability to target users is confined, they will have to get creative about reaching the consumer, and contextual targeting of the content they consume is the best place to do just that."Tell us about your journey into technology. What made you be a part of AnyClip? Most of my career evolved around technology. I studied Mathematics, Computer Science, and Electrical Engineering and I was always attracted to technology-centric companies. I’m at AnyClip because marrying premium video content with…

Biggest Content Marketing Trends You Should Be Following in 2018 | Infiniti Research

Infiniti Research, a world-renowned market intelligence solutions provider, has announced the completion of their latest article on the biggest content marketing trends you should be following in 2018. As traditional marketing strategies are becoming less popular with the audience, forward-thinking marketers are on the lookout for newer and better strategies like content marketing to keep the customers hooked on. Content marketing is all about offering the user with truly pertinent and useful content rather than just…

The Personalization Summit of 2018 Will Reveal Strategies to the Theme ‘Realizing the One-To-One Dream’

The Premier Industry Event, Hosted by Evergage, is to Feature Industrial Speakers and Personalized Insights from Global Brands  Evergage, the 1-to-1 Platform Company, has announced its agenda for its 5th annual Personalization Summit. The summit is scheduled to be held from September 11-13 at the Boston Park Plaza. The theme of the summit is “Realizing One-to-One Dream” which is a premier industry event, featuring keynotes from CX Luminary Don Peppers and Evergage CEO Karl Wirth. The industry event will also provide…