6sense Named A Leader in B2B Customer Analytics Report

Account Based Orchestration Platform Recognized for Uncovering In-Market Signals and Progress Toward Making Next-Best-Action Recommendations a Reality 6sense, the leading Account Based Orchestration Platform, powered by AI, announces its rating as a leader in Forrester Research’s The Forrester Wave: B2B Customer Analytics, Q1 2019 report. 6sense developed its Account Based Orchestration Platform with the goal of helping revenue teams win in the age of Account Based Sales and Marketing by putting the power of AI, big data,…

LeadMD Closes 2018 Strong; Wins Top Agency Honors & Named Marketo Platinum Partner

Agency Looks Ahead to Continued Growth and Innovation in 2019 LeadMD, a leading modern marketing firm, announces it is wrapping up another high-growth year by being named a Marketo, an Adobe company platinum service partner. The company also celebrates a handpicked hire for its leadership team. Kate Stephensen Rogers was recently chosen to serve as LeadMD’s VP of people, a crucial role, tailored perfectly for her, based on her prior experience nurturing talent and leading teams. “We are excited to once again recognize…

TechBytes with Peter Isaacson, CMO, Demandbase

Tell us how you conceived the idea of launching a book on ABM. CEO Chris Golec, VP of ABM Strategy Jessica Fewless and I have been wanting to write a definitive book on Account-Based Marketing (ABM) for almost four years now. The concept of the book draws from our collective experiences building our own ABM strategy and teaching our customers and prospects how to do ABM. What does it take to write a book on ABM? What lessons did you draw from personally while writing the book? Together, we have a combined 25+ years of…

Impact Secures $75 Million in Funding Led By Providence Strategic Growth

Financing to Accelerate Growth for the Leading Partnership Automation SaaS Provider Impact, the global leader in PARTNERSHIP AUTOMATION, announced a $75 million investment led by Providence Strategic Growth (PSG), the growth equity affiliate of Providence Equity Partners. The new funding will accelerate platform development, further go-to-market and regional expansion, and fuel both organic and inorganic growth. Existing investor Silversmith Capital Partners also participated in this investment. Analysts, technology…

Marketing EDGE Announces 2019 EDGE Awards Honorees, Rising Stars Award Recipients

Marketing EDGE, a nonprofit education organization committed to educating, developing, growing and employing college students in the field of marketing, announced its 2019 EDGE Awards honorees and Rising Stars recipients. The EDGE Awards ceremony will take place on June 3rd in New York City. In its fourth year, the event through its awards will recognize a full complement of industry leaders in the marketing field who exemplify leadership, innovation, creativity and a commitment to giving back through support of marketing…

LeanData Unlocks Growth Potential in B2B Businesses with Launch of Pioneering Revenue Operations Platform

Intelligent Orchestration of Trusted Data Across All Go-To-Market Processes - from a Single Platform - Enables Brands to Improve Customer Experience and Drive Greater Revenue LeanData, the leader in enterprise Revenue Ops solutions, introduced a ground-breaking platform and family of applications which offer a more holistic and unified go-to-market approach for business-to-business (B2B) enterprises seeking to accelerate growth. By ensuring a common data thread runs through the entire revenue chain, the LeanData Revenue…

OneTrust Acquires DataGuidance To Disrupt Privacy Management and Compliance Framework

Integrated Platform Brings an In-Depth and Up-To-Date Privacy and Security Research Platform to the World's Most Widely-Used Dedicated Privacy Management Technology Platform OneTrust, the largest and most widely used dedicated privacy management technology platform, announced it has acquired DataGuidance, an in-depth and up-to-date privacy and security regulatory research platform. The DataGuidance online technology platform has indexed, structured, categorized, and made searchable hundreds of global privacy and security…

Botkeeper Becomes A HubSpot Connect Beta Integrator

Botkeeper announced that it has joined HubSpot as a Connect Beta Integrator. HubSpot, a leading growth platform, works with Connect integrators to help grow their business through listing and marketing and distribution resources to increase shared customers. Connect Beta Integrators are independent software vendors who have built an integration with HubSpot and have been accepted to the Connect Beta Program. The Botkeeper integration will enable businesses who are using HubSpot to automatically generate invoices and…

Using Personalization To Grow Sales

Personalization is the new mantra for success in marketing. At nearly every industry conference, there is a guest speaker or group panel discussion dedicated to how companies are or should be personalizing their marketing campaigns by using data ­­— and for a good reason: A recent Nielsen study found that a successful creative message is the most important element contributing to the performance and the return on ad spend (ROAS). With all the data available today, either from a company’s own Customer Relationship…

TechBytes with Christopher Golec, CEO, Demandbase

How much has the MarTech around ABM platforms evolved since the wrap on the ABM Innovation Summit 2018?  The ABM landscape is constantly innovating as new technologies develop and evolve. From completely new features to product integrations that improve ABM alignment, we’ve seen a lot of change since last year’s ABM Innovation Summit. First, ABM was recognized by independent research firm, Forrester, as a new technology category in May 2018. Then, in September, the way B2B marketers measure the performance of their ABM…

Evergage Closes out a Successful FY18 with Continued Rapid Growth and Major Platform Enhancements

Numerous Companies Across Industries Select Evergage’s Personalization and Customer Data Platform (CDP) to Drive Better Customer Experiences and Engagement Evergage, The 1-to-1 Platform company, announced milestones from a successful fiscal year, ending Jan. 31, 2019. As more organizations turn to Evergage to drive 1-to-1 digital engagement, Evergage’s FY18 revenues grew more than 50% over the previous year’s, while average contract value increased by more than 40%. Companies across the retail, technology, financial…

Independent Research Firm Names Pegasystems as a Leader in Real-Time Interaction Management

Pega Receives Top Scores in Current Offering and Strategy Categories Pegasystems Inc., the software company empowering digital transformation at the world's leading enterprises, announced Forrester Research has named Pega a Leader in The Forrester Wave: Real-Time Interaction Management (RTIM) report, Q1 2019. Pega received the top scores in two of the three main evaluation categories – current offering and strategy – and tied for top scores in 10 of the 14 top-level criteria. Forrester analyzed the 12 most significant…

The Digital Achievement Gap: Companies Struggle to Meet Customer Expectations

The Zendesk Customer Experience Trends Report 2019 Shows Large Divide Between Customer Experience Leaders and Laggards in Southeast Asia Zendesk, Inc. released The Zendesk Customer Experience Trends Report 2019 showing that companies of all sizes across industries and geographies lack the capabilities needed to keep up with ever-increasing customer expectations. The report is based on global survey results, focus groups, and the Zendesk Benchmark, an index of product usage data from 45,000 companies using Zendesk.…

OneTrust Scales Customer Base More Than 400% to over 2,000, Doubles Headcount to 600 Employees and Is Awarded 16 Patents in 2018

Global Growth Fueled by New Regulations and Consumer Demands for Privacy Protection OneTrust, the largest and most widely used dedicated privacy management technology platform, announced year-over-year growth across product offerings, customers and employees. In 2018, OneTrust customers grew to surpass 2,000 worldwide. To meet this demand, OneTrust more than doubled global headcount to exceed 600. OneTrust’s international growth continued with expanded key offices in Atlanta, London, as well as a new local office in …

PubMatic Launches OpenBid, Bringing Full Strength of Programmatic Monetization to the Mobile App Environment

The Programmatic-First SDK Offers App Developers Benefits of Header Bidding PubMatic, the publisher-focused sell-side platform (SSP) for an open digital media future, announced the launch of OpenBid, a breakthrough programmatic-first solution that provides app publishers and developers with a gateway to programmatic demand and brand ad budgets. Consumers globally are increasingly interacting with media via mobile devices, and many brand advertisers are turning to in-app advertising to reach this highly-engaged…

Marketing Evolution Announces New Industry Standard for Data Quality Assurance

New Automated Data Pipeline Process Drives Better Result for Marketers Marketing Evolution, provider of powerful marketing measurement and optimization solutions, announced enhancements to its Marketing Measurement and Attribution Platform, empowering marketers with an automated data pipeline. The new, first-of-its-kind data assurance process addresses the growing issue of bad data quality in marketing, a leading contributor to wasted media spend and overall marketing budget. Marketing Evolution is the first marketing…

Invoca Achieves 115% YoY Growth Fueled By Enterprise Customers in Telecommunications, Financial Services, and Healthcare

Fortune 500 Brands Select Invoca to Drive Revenue from Connecting Digital Marketing and Inbound Phone Calls Invoca, an AI-powered call tracking and analytics company, announced impressive business growth as more enterprise marketers uncover a new source of revenue from connecting digital marketing and inbound phone calls. In the second half of 2018, Invoca grew ACV (annual contract value) by 115% relative to the same period in 2017. And the company drove especially strong traction in the enterprise segment of the…

Does Your Business Emphasize the “Art” or “Science” of GDPR Consent?

Ever wonder why you have to fill out those long forms to sign before joining in a potentially dangerous activity? Or the checkbox at the bottom of an end-user agreement before you can use a new piece of software, the numerous documents that are part of every major fiscal purchase. These grueling processes are developed by companies in response to a regulation, an issue or advice from a lawyer.  Administrations are responding similarly to growing regulatory concerns such as GDPR, ePrivacy and CCPA. In hopes of adopting the…

New PubMatic Research Finds Mobile In-App Monetization Spurred by Video and Header Bidding, Though Challenges Remain

Company Releases Q4 2018 QMI Report, Highlighting Key Trends in Mobile Advertising Growth PubMatic, the publisher-focused sell-side platform (SSP) for an open digital media future, released its fourth Quarterly Mobile Index (QMI) of 2018. The report highlights key trends influencing mobile advertising growth, allowing publishers and advertisers to make smarter decisions around their programmatic strategies. Advertisers are increasingly attracted to the enhanced targeting and increased customer engagement of mobile in-app,…

AppsFlyer’s People-Based Attribution Provides New Insights Connecting the Consumer Journey Across Mobile and Beyond

People-Based Innovations Introduce New Cross-Device, Cross-Channel Intelligence and Dashboards to Measure and Connect Data Across Web, Apps and More AppsFlyer, the world leader in mobile attribution and marketing analytics, has expanded people-based attribution on its platform to provide one holistic view of the customer journey across multiple touchpoints, connected devices, digital platforms, and media channels. Leveraging insights at scale from 8.4 billion of the world’s connected devices, AppsFlyer’s advances in…