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How Affiliate Marketing Is Shaping E-Commerce

Who does not like a recommendation when it comes to a purchase decision? And if that comes from a trusted source, it does help to sweeten the buy. At the core, Affiliate Marketing is the e-commerce version of product promotion through an online influencer/marketer and has helped many a brand to connect with audiences, who they would otherwise not reach. In the context of the brand’s digital strategy, the impact of affiliate marketing has led to a flourishing e-commerce sector especially in the Asia Pacific region – which…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from HubSpot, Highview, Icertis, Workato, and GreatHorn. New Jira Integration From HubSpot Helps Product and Support Teams Collaborate to Delight Customers HubSpot, a leading growth platform, announced the launch of a new integration with Atlassian’s Jira Software Cloud that helps companies act quickly to resolve customer issues. By connecting Jira Software Cloud to tickets in HubSpot’s…

Animoto Reveals the Platforms to Watch in 2020: YouTube and Facebook Stories Growth Insights

YouTube rated #1 purchase driver on social, and Facebook Stories ranked one of top 3 platforms to watch videos from brands Animoto, the company that makes it easy for anyone to create professional marketing videos, released its latest social media insights, indicating notable growth in video marketing on YouTube and Facebook Stories. The report was compiled using an online survey of 1000 consumers and 500 marketers who work at companies that have produced at least two videos in the past year. Marketing Technology News:…

Content Marketing Imperative Grows In Face Of Industry And Customer Event Cancellations Worldwide, Says CMO Council

New Report Outlines How Marketing Organizations Must Improve the Influence and Conversion Rate of Content in 2020 With major trade shows, industry gatherings and customer events cancelled around the world, digital marketing content must play an even bigger role in demand generation. Yet, many marketing organizations lack the necessary capabilities and processes to keep pace with a growing content marketing imperative, according to new strategic report from the CMO Council. Marketing Technology News: Kimble PSA Now…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Gartner, Kimble Applications, Kohl’s,  DXC Technology, Zixi, and Microsoft Bing Team. Gartner Identifies Three Key Objectives for Sales Leaders to Best Prepare for Coronavirus-Related Disruption As the global coronavirus pandemic rises, chief sales officers (CSOs) and senior sales leaders must prepare their organizations to manage risk and take fast action, according to Gartner, Inc.…

IZEA Announces “Coronavirus Impact on Influencer Marketing Streaming” Streaming Event

IZEA Worldwide, Inc., operator of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, announced a streaming event to address the impacts of COVID-19 on the Influencer Marketing industry. Marketing Technology News: DisruptOps Raises $9 Million Series A to Scale Cloud Security Operations Join IZEA's Founder and CEO Ted Murphy as he discusses the impact of COVID-19 on consumer spending and media consumption habits as well as opportunities, challenges, and ideas for those…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Zuant, Publix, Amplitude, Checkpoint Systems, and Genesys. Zuant Stops Event Lead Evaporation with Seamless Follow-Up to Drive ROI Zuant understands the pain of leads that die from neglect after an event. To prevent this, the award-winning mobile lead capture cloud solution, announces Zuant Lead Follow-up.  Generated from the Zuant app, event leads flow automatically into it’s…

Druva Named a 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Backup and Recovery Solutions

Customers recognize Druva for industry-leading reliability, ease-of-use, and rapid deployment capabilities Druva, Inc., the leader in Cloud Data Protection and Management, today announced it has been recognized as a 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Backup and Recovery Solutions with an average product rating of 4.6/5.0. Druva offers a completely SaaS-based platform - these reviews make it clear to us that businesses are experiencing first-hand the reliability, rapid deployment and ease-of-use of the…

Best B2B YouTube Marketing Ideas for 2020

YouTube is one of the greatest, most well-known sites in the world, this is what makes it an amazing Marketing tool. If you don't have a YouTube channel for your brand, you must get one. The best part about YouTube is that you can utilize your brand channel to sign into various google accounts. In this way, a YouTube channel will streamline the work process in teams. Additionally, YouTube has a tremendous viewership. You just need to leverage it in the correct way to reach various audience segments. You need to plan a…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from MessageBird, Groups360, Identity Automation, Phunware, Build-A-Bear Workshop, and Vonage. MessageBird Enters $350 Billion Customer Service Market With Launch of Inbox.ai MessageBird, the cloud communications platform company, has announced it is on a mission to do away with waiting on hold forever by officially entering the $350 Billion Customer Service market with the launch of …

Mastercard and Diane von Furstenberg Partner to Deliver Curated Shopping Experience for Consumers and Insights for Store Associates

Partnership to also integrate brands shared focus on women’s empowerment efforts Mastercard and Diane von Furstenberg announced a new partnership focused on enhancing the in-store experience for consumers, as well as delivering intelligent insights to store associates through the integration of technology that provides informed product recommendations, store performance analytics, as well as digital discovery and engagement through QR codes. The effort will also encompass a shared focus on women’s empowerment through both…

VARIDESK Chooses Qualtrics CoreXM to Gain Greater Insights into Experiences that Impact their Business

Qualtrics, the leader in customer experience and creator of the experience management category, announced that VARIDESK has selected Qualtrics CoreXM™ to gain deeper insights into experiences that impact their business. Marketing Technology News: Zix Corporation Adds Marcy Campbell to Board of Directors CoreXM is the foundation of experience management and the most complete and trusted insight solution on the market. Organizations can start their XM journey using CoreXM to tap into the right listening channels, gather…

Groups360 and RainFocus Announce Strategic Sales and Marketing Alliance

Combination provides meeting planners streamlined solutions for the entire event life cycle from sourcing through registration RainFocus and Groups360 announced a strategic alliance that will combine the unique competitive and technological advantages of each enterprise into a powerful, integrated event life cycle solution for meeting planners. This alliance brings together Groups360’s innovative online marketplace for hotel and venue sourcing with RainFocus’s comprehensive suite of event management technology. Both…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Lloyds Banking Group, Lingo Communications, Binumi Pro, OpenText, ENGIE, Uber, and Talend. Lloyds Banking Group Collaborates with Google Cloud Google Cloud announced that Lloyds Banking Group, the UK-based financial institution that serves 26 million customers, will collaborate with Google Cloud to help drive its digital evolution and overall cloud transformation program. As part of…

Marketing without Data

With new legislation on the horizon, what does a future with restricted data mean for marketers? Unless you have been under a rock, or not reading your industry press, you will no doubt be aware of California’s attempt to protect its flock with stricter data privacy laws under The CCPA slated for 2020. Others have quickly followed suit with more than fifteen state proposals and a plethora of federal ones that could result in a further complicated patchwork of compliance controls. On top of legislation, consumer…

MarTech Primers: Inbound Sales Vs Inbound Marketing

Sales and Marketing - two departments always in conflict about demarcating their specific roles and responsibilities. Being an Inbound Marketer and a Specialist in Content Marketing, I can very well understand the root cause of this problem. Many companies do not differentiate between these two functions. Over and above that, many companies have a single team to perform both. Too much of bashing, isn’t it? Let us focus on the topic i.e. how is Inbound Sales different from Inbound Marketing and how these two functions can…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from CleverTap, SiriusXM, Ellie Mae, WatchGuard Technologies, WatchGuard Technologies, and Global Cloud Xchange. CleverTap Strengthens Global Presence with Expansion into the Middle East  CleverTap, a leading AI-powered customer lifecycle and user retention platform, announced its expansion into the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) market with more than 25 customers. Fuel delivery…

MarTech Primers: Top HubSpot Marketing Tools

With CRM as the foundation, the HubSpot software is a pool of various digital tools for Marketing, Sales, and Service that improves all facets of your business. With HubSpot, you'll have all-in-one software to develop your business and conversion rates that lastly boost ROI. With HubSpot, you can set up lead catch forms, send kickback emails, and schedule sales meetings and enable live chat for visitors. Additionally, you can follow messages, plan deals gatherings, and live talk with guests. You can likewise set up a help…

PandaDoc Is Recognized as a February 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Configure, Price and Quote Application SuitesIs…

PandaDoc, the leading document automation software for small and medium-sized businesses, is excited to share that it has been named a Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Configure, Price and Quote (CPQ) Application Suites* for February 2020. Gartner defines CPQ as suites that enable sales organizations to automate and optimize the creation of quotes and orders for complex, configurable products or services. The Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice distinction is based on feedback and ratings from end-user…

Underscore Marketing Awarded Excellence in SEO and Media Planning Services

Digital business publication, CV Magazine, announced the winners of the 2020 Corporate Excellence Awards.  Underscore Marketing, a strategic media agency with a focus on brands that contribute to health and wellness, has been awarded the title of "Excellence in SEO and Media Planning Services, 2020 – New York."  This honor was based on comprehensive analysis of qualitative and quantitative research, ensuring merit was given properly across many industries. Marketing Technology News: Avtex Hires Kristine Hansen as Vice…