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comScore Names Bryan Wiener as Chief Executive Officer

comScore Also Named Media Industry Veteran Rob Norman to Its Board of Directors, and Brent Rosenthal as Non-Executive Chairman Leading ad-measurement and analytics company, comScore has announced the appointment of Bryan Wiener as the Chief Executive Officer. A current member of the comScore Board of Directors, Bryan Wiener brings more than 25 years of leadership experience in the media and technology industry to his new role as comScore Chief Executive Officer. Most recently, Bryan had served as the Executive…

Is Amazon Ads The Right Move for Your Business?

Whenever a new advertising avenue opens—on Snapchat, on Instagram and, most recently, as an expanded opportunity on Amazon—it is tempting to roll the dice, spend a reasonable amount of money and see what pans out from a group of test campaigns. While risk-averse, this is not the best strategy. It reflects a line of thinking rooted in FOMO (Fear Of Missing out): I need to be on every new tech, if I don’t try, then I’ll miss something. But this isn’t necessarily true. Missing something is more dependent on what you’re…

Three Misconceptions About Public Relations

If you are looking for media coverage, you’ve come to the right place. Successful PR is simple. Here are the steps. Generate interesting stories consistently. Pitch your stories to writers who create content for an audience you’re interested in. Analyze results, rinse and repeat. It’s a simple process to follow, like keeping the count when you’re dancing. 1–2–3, 1–2–3, 1–2–3. However, in our experience, this might not be what you’re thinking about when you think about PR. You’re racing to the desired outcome —…

TechBytes with Maribeth Ross, SVP Marketing, Monetate

Maribeth Ross SVP Marketing, Monetate The digital age has revealed to marketers how no two customers are alike in their interaction with a brand. The art of pleasing a customer is more complex than it ever was, and a good way to start is to leverage technology that measures what works, and what doesn't across the buyers' journeys. It's imperative today for marketers to have a clear understanding of Personalization- Segmentation- Optimization, and Automation at various stages of the Customer Lifecycle. To tell us more…

Interview with Adrianna Burrows, Chief Marketing Officer, Cornerstone OnDemand

"The best marketers will be able to use technology, including machine learning, to fine-tune their campaigns and provide truly personalized experiences for their potential buyers." Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be a part of a tech-based talent management company? In March 2018, I joined Cornerstone OnDemand as the Chief Marketing Officer. The company is currently in a pivotal phase of growth, and I was drawn to the enormous opportunity to lead the company’s brand expansion and help…

TruGreen Partners with IBM Watson for Ads That Recommend Personalized Lawn Care Plans

It’s no secret that AI in advertising is leaping from the experimental stage to something more commonplace. To help consumers develop lawn care plans that are specific to their lawns’ needs, our team at TruGreen has engaged IBM Watson Advertising to create interactive digital advertising units that are powered by artificial intelligence (AI). These ads are currently available on The Weather Channel app, weather.com, and across HGTV properties. Also Read: IBM Watson Brings New-Age Fan Experience and AI-Based Analytics to…

Iterable Recognized in ‘2018 Bay Area Best Places To Work’

San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal Place Iterable Within Top 20 Best Small Companies in the Bay Area Iterable, the growth marketing platform that powers true omnichannel relevance at scale, has been recognized within the list of top 20 small businesses in the '2018 Bay Area Best Places To Work' list by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Companies in the region were ranked on how their employees rated them for their management practices. They were…

Disruptive Innovation: SaaS Companies Are Migrating To Purchase Convenience

The Onset Of Online Communication Platforms Have Broken The Red Tape Around Entering The Contact  center market Five years ago, who would have thought that businesses could purchase their communication software platforms online, the same way you would electricity or airtime? Times have changed since entering the contact center arena required a heavy budget. The development of consumption-based communication technology enables entrepreneurs to ease into the market, simplifying everything from setup and paying for services…

More Creative Power To Interactive Content With Instant Magazine’s Drag & Drop Editor

Instant Magazine Introduces Interactive Drag & Drop Editor, Will This Change Adobe's Long Rule over PDF? Instant Magazine, an Amsterdam-based startup, has introduced an all-new Drag & Drop editor. The editor will provide communications and marketing professionals a choice to move out of legacy slide decks and PDFs and welcome measurable, interactive, and responsive communication assets. In the last three years, Instant Magazine has bagged some renowned brands as clients such as Volvo, Philips, KPMG, PwC, and…

Why Your Brand Needs to Become [P]interesting to Reign Social ROI

Brands that have not yet looked at Pinterest to amplify their social ROI could be missing out on a big piece of the revenue pie. If you are a marketer, there’s a lot to like and explore on Pinterest. Going by modern standards of Pinterest Marketing, it’s quite a heady cocktail of social, search, and shopping (purchase or buy). From a very humble beginning in 2011, Pinterest today is valued at over $11 billion and has over 175 million MAU. Pinterest is not the usual run on the mill social networking platform. In fact, it…

Fireside Chat with Evan Liang

Evan Liang talks about how technology has a significant impact on customer building and partnership models Know My Team The LeanData team has expanded very quickly. We’ve increased our headcount from 30 to 80 people today, and we plan to grow to 100 before the end of 2018. At LeanData, we are driven by our customers first and foremost. Our solution has evolved based on a partnership with customers where we want to understand their pain points first, and that drives our near and long-term product roadmap.…

Adobe Acquires Sayspring to Bring Voice-Based Digital Experience to Life

Sayspring'Pricing Plans Will See a Major Overhaul, Will Release New Updates in the Future Adobe is all set to enhance its voice-based technology with Sayspring. The New York-based, year-old startup allows creators to design voice applications without coding. This will prove beneficial for Adobe’s future plans. “We have been actively experimenting with voice interfaces across our product offerings over the past few years, and we’re excited to take the next step forward with the acquisition of Sayspring, Inc.,” said…

Archima Announces It Has Joined The Salesforce Partner Program

Archima Focuses on Helping Customers Rapidly Achieve Measurable Business Value From Salesforce Solutions Archima Solutions,  a collaboration-driven consulting firm announces that it has joined the Salesforce Partner Program. Archima is an Implementation Partner dedicated to providing companies with Salesforce Services and Staffing Solutions. Archima focuses on helping customers rapidly achieve measurable business value from Salesforce solutions which are centered around their customer and employee initiatives. "We…

Interview with Joshua Neckes, Co-Founder, Simon Data

"Digital transformation is the act of bringing (or dragging) an “old school” marketing operation into the modern era." Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to co-found Simon Data? A blend of market opportunity and passion. On the market opportunity side, the modern marketing cloud is fundamentally broken. Customer data is the “atomic unit” of marketing; effective marketing is totally contingent upon using it well. And yet when my co-founders and I looked at the set of options for…

Insycle Becomes A HubSpot Connect Beta Integrator

Insycle Enables Hubspot's Admins to Keep Their Data Well Organized and Clean Insycle recently announced that it has joined HubSpot as a Connect Beta Integrator. HubSpot, a leading CRM, marketing, sales, and customer service 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 been accepted to the Connect Beta…

CARTO Makes Location Intelligence More Accessible and Faster to Deliver Business Results

Pre-Defined Applications from CARTO, Partners and Developer Enhancements to CARTO's Platform Make User Adoption Easier Than Ever In their second announcement of the day, CARTO unveiled a set of enhancements to its software platform designed to make Location Intelligence solution development easier and faster. This means that CARTO customers and partners can rapidly build and deploy LI applications to address a wide variety of business challenges. Currently, CARTO's Location Intelligence platform turns location data into…

Verve Hires Mobile Industry Veteran Mark Fruehan to Lead Enterprise Platform Initiatives

Renowned Mobile Innovator Mark Fruehan Will Drive Verve's Programmatic, Enterprise, and Indoor Location Solutions Verve, the global leader in location-powered mobile marketing, today announced that Mark Fruehan has been appointed to the newly created role of EVP, Enterprise Platforms, effective immediately. Reporting to CEO Tom Kenney, Fruehan will guide go-to-market strategy and scale demand for the company's programmatic, enterprise, and indoor location solutions. As 2018 progresses, it is evident that brands are…

DemandJump Names Seasoned Sales Pro Joe Kuntz as CRO

Joe Kuntz  Would Lead Strategy and Sales Operations for Leading Marketing Customer Acquisition Platform DemandJump has announced that it has hired veteran sales pro, Joe Kuntz as the CRO. Joe would be in-charge of the revenue generation operations, bringing in his experienced goal-oriented leadership to build a connective solution for the company. Read Also: Fireside Chat with Shawn Schwegman Joe has over two decades of experience in sales, strategy and leadership growth. Most recently, he was the EVP of Sales…

Urban Airship Taps Former Salesforce-Pro Michael Stone as SVP of Marketing

Michael Stone Is a Former Salesforce Executive who Brings More Than 25 Years of Technology Marketing Experience to Further Accelerate Global Business Growth While Salesforce continues its acquisition spree this year, Portland-based Urban Airship has announced that they now have a former Salesforce marketing technology pro as their new SVP of Marketing. Michael Stone has joined its executive leadership team to lead Urban Airship’s global marketing team. In his new role, Michael Stone would direct its integrated…

Showpad Appoints SAP Hybris Veteran Don Matejko As Chief Revenue Officer

Appointment of Don Matejko Will Scale Showpad's Revenue and Facilitate Growth in Chicago and Global Markets Showpad, one of the world's most powerful sales and marketing success platform has named Don Matejko as the company’s Chief Revenue Officer. In this role, he’ll be responsible for scaling Showpad’s revenue as the company continues to grow in Chicago and expand around the globe. In the past year, Showpad has experienced significant global growth with the opening of its North American headquarters in Chicago and a $25…