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Searches for GDPR Increase 700% in Run up to the Implementation Date

Social Media Sentiment Surrounding GDPR Was Optimistic, with 83.8% of #GDPR Tweets Being Positive in Tone, Finds SEMrush The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) would be officially live from tomorrow, 25 May. As GDPR comes into force this week, searches on the subject increased by 700% globally in the last year. Around the world, Google searches for GDPR increased from 250,000 to more than 2 million, according to new data from online marketing platform, SEMrush. GDPR is a new European Union legislation…

Consensus Snap™ Launches With Instant Video for B2B Sales Communication

Consensus, the SaaS company at the forefront of Demo Automation,  announced their newest product Consensus Snap™. Snap enables sales reps to engage multiple stakeholders quickly by instantly recording, sending, and tracking screenshot video demos on the fly. "Customers are eight times more likely to respond to a personalized video, and more likely to share the video so that sales reps can quickly discover and engage the entire buying group," said Garin Hess, Founder and CEO. Record your video, then copy a custom…

Women In Tech: Nielsen Ranks Higher In Diversity For The Fifth Consecutive Year

Global Data and Analytics Leader Receives Honor for Global Initiatives; Hiring, Retaining and Promoting Women, Minorities, People With Disabilities, LGBT and Veterans Nielsen has earned the #19 ranking on the 2018 DiversityInc Top 50 list for corporate diversity and inclusion, moving up 13 places. This is Nielsen's fifth consecutive year moving up on the annual ranking of companies that excel in hiring, retaining and promoting women, minorities, people with disabilities, LGBT+ and veterans. "Nielsen's results to date…

Cloud Propulsion Makes SaaS Soar

SaaS Models Are Now An Established Technology Across Most Organizational Functions Currently, we are witnessing a huge deluge of business information, leaving them with no scope to slow down or surge ahead. Testimony to this stalemate is that almost 90% of all data available for business purposes was generated in the last couple of years. As a result, we find the cloud industry undergoing a revolution. SaaS models are now an established technology across most organizational functions including finance, marketing and…

Conductor and LinkResearchTools Add Muscle to Sling up Search Strategies

The Partnership Will Help Brands Enhance The Efficiency And Excellence Of Organic Marketing  The ‘central nervous system’ of SEO and content marketing is getting a major boost with the latest announcement by Conductor and LinkResearchTools. Conductor, a content creation and optimization platform has announced a strategic alliance with LinkResearchTools, a provider of website link optimization and analytics in real time. This partnership will allow SEO professionals around the world to get better, deeper insights into…

Majority Companies Do Not Respond to Customer Service Emails

For the Third Year in a Row, Superoffice Has Published Their Annual Customer Service Benchmark Report. This Year, the Company Analyzed 1,000 Companies to See How They Manage Customer Service Requests SuperOffice, Europe’s leading Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software provider, finds that 62% of companies do not respond to customer service emails, according to a new study. Also Read: Your Best Customers are Calling: New Industry Survey Reveals Impactful Way for Marketers to Move the Needle and Drive Revenue…

Interview with Adrian Pike, CMO, district m

"Audiences are demanding more, they want less intrusive ads whilst at the same time more engaging ones. This is reflected by the creation of other associations like the ‘Coalition for better ads’and in the growing interest for DCO (Dynamic Content Optimization)."Tell us about your role at district m? What inspired you to be part of an advertising technology company? As CMO, my role includes all aspects of Marketing, from Brand Awareness to Demand Generation for the district m brand and sub-brands. I was offered the…

AI-as-a-Service in Martech: Focus on Virtual Assistants, Voice Search, and Location Data Intelligence

Cognitive Automation, Neural Intelligence, Emotional AI, Conversation Assistants, and Proximity Guides -- AI as a Technology Has Come a Long Way Since Its First Mention in a Sci-Fi Novel in the Last Century I always felt that Issac Asimov and Sigmund Freud would have made a fabulous pair as a CTO and a CMO, running a tech company in 2018. Why? Science and creativity, with a touch of human emotion, can solve all the pain points that marketers face today. Most marketing leaders would agree that AI will remain a …

Interview with Jason Hemingway, Chief Marketing Officer at Thunderhead

"Audiences for both B2C and B2B brands are bored of being marketed at."On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us a little bit about your role at Thunderhead and how you got here. I lead the marketing team at Thunderhead. I oversee the many disciplines of marketing, and love the freedom and autonomy of working in the fast-paced Brit tech environment – no two days are the same. Marketing evolves rapidly as an industry and technology has a large role to play in the changing landscape. If we trace it back, I studied…

Interview with Tyson Quick, Founder & CEO – Instapage

"Never give up! Perseverance is the reason Instapage is now a 100+ person organization, and I believe far too many entrepreneurs fail because they gave up too early."On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us a little bit about your role and how you got here. (what inspired you to start a martech company) I’m the founder and CEO, and I started Instapage out of frustration with the inefficiency in paid advertising. Google and Facebook have made the purchasing of extremely targeted advertising so efficient that both are…

Interview with Paras Chopra, Founder & CEO – Wingify

"Marketing does not exist in a silo. It shares a symbiotic relationship with other functions like Customer Success, Sales and so on."On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us a little bit about your role and how you got here. (what inspired you to start a martech company) I founded Wingify back in 2009 with an aim to build tools that simplified decision-making processes for marketers. During my college days, I dabbled in a few start-up ventures. All of them leaned towards the B2C side of things and all of them failed to…