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MarTech Interview with Kety Maria Esquivel, VP of Marketing at AnitaB.org

"As we prepare for an AI-centric world as a Marketing leader, it’s important to make sure our information and data is in a good enough place for AI to go in and pull out useful information." Hi Kety, tell us about your role and journey into technology.  I was born in upstate New York. My father is from Mexico and my mother is from Guatemala. As a Mexican, Guatemalan and Latina, I grew up with one foot in the United States and the other in Latin America. My father used to joke that our home in Rochester, New York was a…

Account Based Sales and Marketing Software Leader 6sense Closes $40 Million Funding Round

Platform delivers deep account insights and AI-driven orchestration to help revenue teams drive pipeline growth  6sense, the leading Account Based Orchestration Platform, powered by AI, today announced $40 million in Series C funding from Insight Partners. This funding round represents another major milestone for 6sense following a breakout year in 2019 during which the company doubled its customer base with notable new customers including Thomson Reuters, Clari, PTC and Phenom People. This funding sets the stage for rapid…

Rohit Bhargava, Innovation and Marketing Expert and Bestselling Author, To Headline GS1 Connect 2020

Attendees Will Learn How To Transform Their Business by Creating New Innovation Strategies and Building Trust Rohit Bhargava, innovation and marketing expert and bestselling author, will be the featured keynote speaker at GS1 Connect 2020, a conference and exhibition hosted by GS1 US, June 15-18 at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada. The conference theme, "Make Your Mark," reflects the organization's partnership with industry leaders and digital innovators to help them achieve significant breakthroughs that…

With the Cover Charge for Facebook Rising, D2C Marketers Have Unlocked The “Side Door” to Winning Customers: Affiliate Marketing

Today’s digital marketing “best practices” have done retail marketers a disservice by capping their collective imagination, weighing them down with outdated practices and narrow expectations on how things can and “should” be done. The standard digital playbook, as dynamic as it may be in some ways, unfortunately, prescribes a singular reliance on the walled gardens of Google and Facebook. To the retail marketer’s detriment, this isolated approach relies on dated, limited tactics accompanied by a high cost of entry. Some…

Riversand Appoints Michael Robinson as Vice President of Marketing to Grow Its Global MDM and PIM Business

Riversand, a leading cloud-native SaaS Master Data Management (MDM) and Product Information Management (PIM) solution provider, announced today the appointment of technology marketing veteran Michael Robinson as vice president of Marketing. Robinson is responsible for the global marketing strategy and oversees Inside Sales, Product Marketing, and Corporate Communications. He brings more than 25 years of B2B marketing experience to Riversand, driving awareness, consistent branding, and repeatable growth for software and…

Personalized, Emotional Marketing To Doctors Spurs 34% More Action Than Standard Industry Advertising

Doctors Are More Motivated to Treat Patients for the Better When Content Resonates Personally, Third Annual Wunderman Thompson Health Inertia Study Finds In a surprising twist on decades-long assumptions about what motivates doctor behavior, new research reveals that physicians respond more favorably to emotional, personal advertising than to rational, science-based communications that are the industry norm. This research comes from the third annual Wunderman Thompson Health Inertia Study. In contrast to the first and…

Sojern’s Digital Marketing Platform Built to Reduce Reliance on OTAs for Hotels of All Sizes, Now Available as a Subscription

Serving 10,000 Customers in 140 Countries, Sojern Offers Hotels Real-Time Access to Travel Data and Holistic Digital Media Solutions Sojern, a leading provider of digital marketing solutions serving 10,000 customers in more than 140 countries, announced that it will offer its digital marketing solutions for independent hotel and chain properties as a subscription. A commission version of the same solution has been popular with Sojern hotel customers for some time. With this new package, the same enterprise-grade…

LeanData Named Top Contender for Marketing Tech Company of the Year in 2020 DMN Awards

Recognition Reflects Company’s Pioneering Role in Revenue Operations as “Game Changing” New Go-To-Market Paradigm for Accelerating Growth in B2B LeanData, the leading provider of Revenue Operations solutions, announced it was named one of the top two finalists for Marketing Tech Company of the Year in the category of Data Platform & Analytics in the 2020 DMN Awards. The company was shortlisted for the top spot this year in recognition of its role as a frontrunner in the emerging Revenue Operations market.…

Sociplex.com Makes YouTube Influencer Marketing Easier Than Ever

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aePeyAxq_4M&feature=youtu.be Influencer marketing is on the rise, due to its unique ability to enable partnerships between marketers and influencers who can genuinely connect with their audience and spread the word about any given brand. According to a study conducted by MediaKix in 2019, 89% of marketers say the ROI from influencer marketing is comparable to, or better than other marketing channels they have used in the past. The experts at Sociplex saw a need in the industry for a…

Maoyan Launches New Marketing Service to Reach Entertainment Consumers

Maoyan Entertainment, a leading platform providing innovative Internet-empowered entertainment services in China, launched its new marketing service to reach entertainment consumers in a variety of scenarios. Connecting brands with content and leveraging pre-show advertising and other onsite media, Maoyan will provide customized and more targeted marketing solutions for advertisers. Maoyan Vice President Zhang Le introduces the new marketing service The new marketing solution can…

Podcasting: The Heartbeat of Your Marketing Strategy

Marketers have no shortage of responsibilities generating demand, nurturing leads, developing brand messaging, creating content, maintaining customer relationships, executing a go-to-market strategy, measuring impact and...should I go on? It’s safe to say there are a lot of pieces to the Marketing puzzle, and it’s simply impossible to do it all. But what if you could use just one piece of creative content to accomplish all of your key objectives throughout the entire Marketing funnel? Today, more brands are taking a…

Evergage Recognized in Gartner Market Guide for Account-Based Marketing Platforms

Evergage's Real-Time Personalization and Customer Data Platform Identifies, Engages and Better Converts Visitors from Target Accounts - Powering and Improving ABM Programs Evergage, The 1-to-1 Platform company, announced its inclusion as a Representative Vendor in Gartner's Market Guide for Account-Based Marketing Platforms (report available to Gartner subscribers). Gartner defines account-based marketing (ABM) as "a go-to-market strategy that builds on traditional B2B lead and relationship management practices. In…

Snow Software Appoints Paula Darvell as Chief Marketing Officer

Enterprise Technology Veteran Will Lead the Global Marketing Organization with a Focus on Customer-Centric Growth Snow Software, the global leader in technology intelligence solutions, announced Paula Darvell has been named Chief Marketing Officer. Darvell will oversee worldwide marketing efforts, reporting into President and CEO Vishal Rao. The announcement follows the appointment of former CMO Sanjay Castelino to Chief Product Officer. “Snow has expanded beyond the traditional siloes of software, hardware and cloud…

Maoyan Launches New Marketing Service to Reach Entertainment Consumers

Maoyan Entertainment, a leading platform providing innovative Internet-empowered entertainment services in China, launched its new marketing service to reach entertainment consumers in a variety of scenarios. Connecting brands with content and leveraging pre-show advertising and other onsite media, Maoyan will provide customized and more targeted marketing solutions for advertisers. Maoyan Vice President Zhang Le introduces the new marketing service The new marketing solution can…

Torque Esports Data Experts Highlight In-Game Promotion as the New “Force” in Marketing

Torque Esports Corp., Saturday's Star Wars Rise of Skywalker Fortnite in-game promotion again highlighted the massive growth potential for gaming as a critical global marketing platform according to Torque Esports' data steaming experts, Stream Hatchet. Not only was the in-game introduction, movie clip and gaming experience enjoyed by millions of Fortnite gamers, more than 50,000 gamers live-streamed the experience on their Twitch, YouTube Gaming, Mixer and Facebook channels – reaching more than 3.1 million viewers.…

OneConnect Wins Prestigious Award at the 2019 Kotler Future Marketing Summit for Its Outstanding Global Marketing Efforts

OneConnect Financial Technology Co., Ltd (OneConnect), an associate company of Ping An Group, won the "Kotler New Marketing Year Successful Overseas Marketing Award" at the prestigious "2019 Kotler Future Marketing Summit" held in Beijing on 12 October. OneConnect's win is an affirmation of its outstanding global marketing efforts that successfully export Ping An's technologies to leading financial institutions outside of China within a short span of one year or so. Philip Kotler, known as the "father of modern…

Turning Influencer Marketing into a Major Media Channel

Influencer Marketing is on track to hit $15B in investment by 2022, according to Business Insider. The premise of Influencer Marketing is easy to buy in to - collaborate with individuals that create authentic, aesthetically-pleasing content that people on Instagram “like”. There has been a lot of hype around Influencer Marketing since its inception, and for good reason; Influencer Marketing is working. According to a survey done by Mediakix, 89% of marketers find that Influencer Marketing delivers ROI that’s equal to or…

TechBytes with Pedro Arellano, VP of Product Marketing at Looker

You have a long track-record of successfully working in and managing diverse Product development teams. How did you arrive at Looker and what attracted you to the BI ecosystem? A database class during my sophomore year in college inspired me to pursue a career in Data and Analytics. The idea that information can be organized and used to make rational, fact-based decisions has always appealed to me personally. I’ve been in this industry for 20+ years so long enough to know when a company is moving in the right direction.…

Oracle Launches CX Unity to Unify Advertising and Marketing Worlds

Powerful New Integrations Within CX Unity Help Brands Use Data to Create and Deliver Tailored Experiences to Known and Unknown Customers To help organizations create experiences that build, protect, and differentiate their brands, Oracle announced powerful new updates to its enterprise-class customer data management (CDP) platform. By bringing together customer data from marketing and advertising systems, the latest updates to Oracle CX Unity enable organizations to provide personalized and contextual experiences across…

New Study Shows Spending on Account-Based Marketing Continues to Surge

21% expected increase in current ABM budgets demonstrate it is now a mainstream B2B technology ITSMA, the B2B marketing leadership community that pioneered Account-Based Marketing (ABM) in the early 2000s, and the ABM Leadership Alliance, of which ABM leader Demandbase is a founding member, released their latest research report,  'Moving to ABM Maturity: 2019 ABM Benchmark Study.' This third annual study found that ABM continues to generate greater business outcomes from top customers and prospects than other types of B2B…