Predictions Series 2018: The Predictive ‘Buying Center’ in the Middle of B2B Demand Gen Revolution

Triblio CMO, Jason Jue, Narrates How Demand Gen Executives are Smartly and Effectively Switching Strategy  from Leads-Based to 100% Account-Based In the age of rapid B2B marketing disruptions, we are looking at the rise of Account-based marketing as a ubiquitous approach for demand generation. The phenomenal explosion of B2B content and marketing-sales convergence (thanks to underlying intelligence driving both) have enabled demand gen marketers to build integrated campaigns and a unified contact strategy with consistent…

Blockchain Will Transform the Global Economy. But What Will it Mean for Advertisers?

When most people hear blockchain, they think Bitcoin—one of the world’s first digital currencies. But while Bitcoin has yet to transform the global economy, experts believe that its underlying technology—blockchain—is poised to spark an economic revolution. A secure digital ledger, blockchain keeps track of transactions involving anything of value—whether it’s money, stocks, music, art, or votes. On this shared and decentralized platform, everyone has access to the same information trails, and transactions are verified on…

G2 Crowd Lists Freshsales as the #1 CRM Software for Small Business

Freshworks, the leading provider of cloud-based business software, announced that Freshsales, their award-winning CRM software has been named as the #1 CRM software for Small Business (50 or fewer employees) on G2 Crowd. This is based on the product’s high satisfaction score of 97%—ahead of other CRM Software providers like Hubspot, Pipedrive, Salesforce, and Prosperworks. Freshsales received a stellar 4.8 out of 5 star average for user satisfaction across its 243 user reviews, with 190 coming from small business…

Taboola Announces Global Self Service Business Has a Run Rate of Nearly $100 Million in Its First Year

Taboola’s Self Service Platform Enables Thousands of Businesses to Be Discovered by Millions of Consumers Taboola, the leading discovery platform, announced that its self-service platform has now reached a run rate of nearly $100M just a year after it was released in Q4 of 2016. The new business unit empowers marketers all over the world with simple access to a billion consumers on thousands of Taboola’s publisher partners across the open web. The platform is leveraged by thousands of entrepreneurs and business owners to…

Predictions Series 2018: Think of Tech (Not Necessarily AI) to Influence, Empathize, Connect, and Listen at Scale

Joe Hyland, CMO at ON24, On What 2018 Holds For The Martech Community In the age of rapid tech disruptions, we are looking at the genesis of more than one "revolution" in martech. Most marketers are shifting their focus from tech-based targeting to tech-based interactivity with their customers. Customer engagement in the most humane way is the theme for marketers in 2018. Further to our recent coverage in the Predictions Series 2018, ON24 CMO, Joe Hyland chose to dig deeper into what lessons marketers could take from…

Allocadia Announces Key Milestones Achieved by #RunMarketers in 2017

Allocadia Announces $25 Billion in Global Investment Managed by Over 10,000 Marketers Through Platform, Saving Over 1 Million Work Hours and Driving an Estimated $5 Billion in Growth A Top-150 MarTech RADAR company and the creators of the #RunMarketing movement, Marketing Performance Management (MPM) technology firm, Allocadia, has announced $25 billion of the global marketing budget has been managed through its award-winning platform by over 10,000 marketers. Recommended Read: The Pedowitz Group and Allocadia Partner…

Over One-Third Of Households Live-Stream TV Shows Or Sports: Parks Associates

New Industry Report Examines Emerging Trends In Streaming Video Habits And Content-Pirating Consumers Parks Associates announced that as of Q3 2017, 12% of US broadband households use a live streaming platform like Facebook Live or Periscope. The profile for live streamers is generally younger, with 19% of consumers ages 18-24 engaging in live streaming activity, but live streaming of TV shows and sports skews older, indicating older viewers might be using these solutions to access illegal streams of content.…

Voysis Unveils ‘Voysis Commerce’ for Better Product Discovery and Customer Experience

Following Their Advances in Google’s Wavenet Technology, Company Launches Voysis Commerce to Make It Easy for Any Retailer or Brand to Stand Up Native Voice Experiences At an event in New York, Voysis, announced its new product, Voysis Commerce. The provider of Voice AI for search also released the findings of a research report that shows voice commerce and search is at a major inflection point for retailers and brands. Read More: MarTech RADAR 2018: Top 150 B2B Technology Companies You Should Follow The launch of…

Impact Radius Appoints MarTech Veteran Scott Brazina as Company’s First CMO

To Further Accelerate Regional Growth, Company also Announces Appointment of Adam Furness as New Managing Director of APAC Impact Radius, a natively-integrated suite of products for marketing intelligence and analytics, ad fraud detection and prevention, and performance partnership marketing, announces the appointment of Scott Brazina as the company's first Chief Marketing Officer. Brazina brings over 16 years of SaaS marketing and strategic business development leadership. He will oversee Impact Radius' global…

MarTech RADAR 2018: Top 150 B2B Technology Companies You Should Follow

Our MarTech Radar Brings You The Top 150 B2B Technology Companies That We Believe Would Continue to Excite Us the Most With Their Cutting-Edge Insights, Events, Content, and Product Updates. https://twitter.com/chiefmartec/status/951089558581628928 In the first month of 2018, we bring you the top 150 B2B Technology Companies that we believe every marketer should be aware of. Thanks to Chief Martech’s ever-growing technology landscape, we had an exciting time digging into what these 150 companies would have to offer in…

FISION’s Anna Connealy Selected as Minnesota Business Magazine’s 2018 Women Who Lead Honoree

Featured in the Magazine's January/February Issue, the Women Selected as Honorees Have Been Shattering Glass Ceilings, Taking the Lead in Their Respective Industries and Introducing New Voices to Our Business Community FISION Corporation, the nation’s leading provider of agile marketing software, announced that its vice president of customer experience, Anna Connealy, has been selected as a Minnesota business magazine's 2018 Women Who Lead honoree. A special event to celebrate the honorees will be held at the…

Media Is Hard and We Suck at It; And, How to Be Better in 2018

So we survived another “Year of Mobile," another “Year of VR” and another “Year of Big Data”. And where did it leave us? We still aren’t designing for the mobile medium at scale, VR adoption remains at a snail’s pace and we have more data than ever and seemingly even fewer ways to activate against it. As it turns out, doing media the right way, even at the most basic level, is hard. With as fast as space grows, it’s imperative we pay close attention to the things that matter most and not get distracted by passing fads.…

Sureshot Launches Breakthrough Connector Framework For Martech Integrations

Scalable Platform Creates Better Integrations for Increased Customer Engagement Sureshot, a marketing technology firm, announced the release of a new connector framework that promises to revolutionize the martech integration process, as well as the user experiences (UX) of marketers everywhere. David York, CEO of Sureshot, maintains the connector framework represents a breakthrough in integration technology because it supports the creation of user interfaces on top of a data transfer layer and robust workflow…

How Businesses Can Effectively Implement Chatbots: PointSource

The Globant Company, Releases New Data Showing The Implication of AI Investments and Consumers' Current Relationship With Chatbots Along with personalized insights and automated processes, the rise in artificial intelligence (AI), has also brought a disconnect with it. In its latest study, PointSource, a Globant company, found that many consumers have already had a taste of AI, but there is still a gap when it comes to understanding and accepting its applications, such as chatbots. However, regardless of the…

Who’s Responsible for Solving the Billion-Dollar Ad Fraud Problem?

Digital advertising - and in particular programmatic advertising - is increasingly taking a piece of the multibillion-dollar advertising pie each year. And with it, there’s also a rising cost of fraudulent advertising through faked and poached installs and clicks, faulty targeting, and more bot-driven trickery. According to a study by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and Ernst & Young, fraud costs the U.S. digital marketing, advertising and media industry $8.2 billion annually. The IAB says the good news is…

PMX Agency Taps Former iProspect Global Chief Client Officer, Jeff Johnson, as EVP

Jeff Johnson, as the New EVP at PMX Agency, Will Lead the Strategy and Cultivation of Omnichannel, Global Opportunities for Brands Served by the Digital Marketing Agency A leading digital agency serving top brands, PMX Agency, has named Jeff Johnson as its Executive Vice President. In the role, Johnson will work closely with the agency’s Corporate Development and Marketing teams to help lead the strategy and cultivation of omnichannel, global opportunities for brands served by PMX. At the time of this announcement,…

Ceros Becomes a HubSpot Connect Certified Partner

Connect Partners Are Independent Software Vendors Who Have Built An Integration With Hubspot And Passed Certification Ceros, the cloud-based interactive content creation platform, announced that it has joined HubSpot, a leading provider of inbound marketing and sales software, as a Connect Certified Partner. HubSpot works hand-in-hand with Connect Partners to help grow their business through co-marketing and business development campaigns to increase shared customers. Connect Partners are independent software vendors who…

Return Path Releases New Performance Benchmarks for the Email Campaigns Marketers Use Most

 2018 Email Marketing Lookbook Report Analyzes 600,000 Commercial Emails to Reveal Performance Data for 10 Common Email Campaign Types, Plus Best in Class Examples for Each With an average ROI of $38 for every dollar spent, email is one of the top channels for marketers to connect with customers and build valuable relationships. This is according to the  2018 Email Marketing Lookbook, published by Return Path. In fact, 70 percent of consumers prefer email for brand communications. But it can be difficult for marketers to…

Diennea Launches EmailSuccess For Sending High Volumes Of Emails

Diennea, a Leading Digital Direct Marketing Technology Provider, Launched EmailSuccess, a Proprietary Software Solution for Sending High Volumes of Emails, up to 15 Millions per Day Diennea, a company specialized in digital direct marketing technologies for over 20 years, recently launched EmailSuccess, a high-performance, on-premises MTA server solution that simplifies sending high volumes of emails and managing deliverability for companies. The company launched its proprietary software solution at Mailcon. The event,…

CoinDesk Partners with Revcontent to Monetize 1000% Traffic Growth

Because of the Exclusive Partnership with CoinDesk, Revcontent Advertisers Are Able to Reach an Audience of over 12 Million Unique Visitors per Month This past year, Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency took the world by storm when the value grew by over 1200 percent in just one year. As people scrambled to learn about this hot market, websites like CoinDeskprovided dedicated content to help teach people how to profit. CoinDesk is the leading digital media, events and information services company for the digital asset and…