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Automation Anywhere Advances its Industry-Leading Cloud-Native and Web-Based RPA Platform with SaaS Solutions to Combat COVID-19

Enterprise A2019 gaining strong momentum with over 200,000 users on the platform New, flexible SaaS packages are up and running in minutes to enable return-to-work and business continuity Automation Anywhere, a global leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), announced the availability of RPA software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings for its industry-leading cloud-native, web-based digital workforce platform, creating a springboard for all organizations to adopt cloud intelligent automation in a return-to-office or…

TechBytes with Lauren Kiser, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Sprinklr

Hi, please tell us about your role and the team/technology at Sprinklr. I’m a Senior Product Marketing Manager at Sprinklr supporting our Modern Advertising Product. I work closely with our Product Managers to bring our products to market and the market to our products, both supporting our field teams and evangelizing the work our customers are doing. Sprinklr is a modern Customer Experience Management platform that enables Marketing, Advertising, Research, Care, and Engagement across more than 35 modern channels…

Epsilon Named a Leader for Email Marketing Services; Highest Ranked in Current Offering Category

Epsilon received the highest scores possible in the analytics, artificial intelligence, data integration & privacy and security criteria within the current offering category Epsilon, a global leader in interaction management, today announced that it was named a Leader in the May 2020 report “The Forrester Wave: Email Marketing Service Providers, Q2 2020″ by Forrester Research, Inc., which evaluated the Epsilon PeopleCloud Messaging platform. The report states, “Epsilon stays strong as an email agency. A longtime…

Experiential Marketing Heavyweights Join Chicago-Based AKA

Jason Vargas and Scott Moller have joined Chicago-based strategic communications company, AKA. As CMO, Vargas will continue to expand the company’s capabilities to solve marketing communications challenges for clients with brand awareness and brand experience campaigns. Moller will act as Principal, providing senior-level counsel for the company’s roster of blue-chip clients. “This is both a challenging and exciting time for our clients as they navigate contemporary communications challenges for their brands, their…

Cognism Acquires Signature Marketing Platform Mailtastic in Seven-Figure Deal

Cognism drives European expansion into the German market by acquiring the Mainz based firm. New combined solution helps marketers adapt to the ‘stay at home’ era of marketing. Cognism, the world’s leading all-in-one globally compliant prospecting solution, has acquired email signature marketing platform, Mailtastic, in a seven-figure deal. Cognism will bolster its world-leading GDPR compliant prospecting solution with Mailtastic’s email signature technology, allowing clients to lower customer acquisition costs by using…

COVID-19 a New Paradigm for Human-To-Human Marketing: 6 Steps to Cracking the Consumer Code

If you want to study somebody’s beliefs and perceptions, study their behavior, especially when they are alone. Despite moments of despair and fear during this unique moment in history, I find myself incredibly inspired by how this experience offers an opportunity to understand human behavior in ways we never have before.  Social distancing, isolation, and quarantine, provide a rare – some may say, once in a lifetime – unobstructed portal into the human experience. An opportunity for marketers to acquire a higher level…

Valassis Real-time Insights Inform Marketing Strategies Amid COVID-19

Proprietary Solution Draws Rich Consumer Behavior Data on Media Consumption and Interests Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, released impactful insights from its proprietary Valassis Consumer Graph, aimed at arming marketers with findings that can help them be there for consumers in relevant and timely ways during the COVID-19 global health crisis. As a result of increased work from home and social distancing, many consumers are engaging with more content online and shifting their…

W2O Appoints Bryan Specht to Oversee Transformation, Consumer Activation and Marketing

Accelerates Firm’s Evolution to Drive Consumerization and Digitization of Healthcare W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing communications to the healthcare sector, announced that Bryan Specht has been named Group President, Transformation, Consumer Activation and Marketing. In this role, he will expand W2O’s healthcare offering to include additional consumer-focused, tech-enabled and digital capabilities, accelerating its transformation to a digital healthcare firm. With…

Clari Appoints Laura MacKinnon as Chief People Officer

Former Yahoo! and Logitech human relations leader to drive company's people and culture efforts Clari, the revenue operations leader, announced the appointment of Laura MacKinnon as Chief People Officer. With more than 20 years of experience building and leading people organizations at high-tech firms including Yahoo!, Logitech, Coupa Software and Electronic Arts, Laura will lead the company's people experience, operations and talent acquisition functions across Clari's Sunnyvale and Bengaluru offices. Marketing…

Behavioral Scoring in Account-Based Advertising

Account-based marketing (ABM) has been around for over a decade, first introduced by ITSMA in 2004. It was created “to help marketers stop generic sales pitches and zero in on the essential needs of their most important clients.” Now, 15 years later, we are finally in a place where companies incorporate ABM into their marketing strategies and budgets. Yet, as with every relatively new technique, many marketers are still struggling with measuring the effectiveness of their ABM campaigns, especially scoring accounts before…

Why Your Digital Marketing Strategy Needs Instagram

Do you use Instagram for business? To me, answering that question should be the same as if someone were to ask: Do you have a Digital Marketing strategy? Both should receive an unequivocal yes. But you’d be surprised how many people bypass Instagram for their brand and miss out on what could be one of the best Visual Marketing tools out there. What makes it so great? Glad you asked. Here are five reasons Instagram Marketing should be part of your brand’s Digital Marketing strategy. 1. Direct Access to Your Target…

79% of Businesses Have Rejected a Job Candidate Based on Social Media Content; Job Seekers Should Post Online Carefully

Nearly all businesses (98%) do background research about job candidates online, and 80% say a personal website is important when evaluating candidates. Job seekers should create a personal brand online to stand out during the economic downturn Most businesses have rejected a potential employee after looking at their social media profiles, according to a new survey from The Manifest, a business news and how-to website. About 90% of employers look at potential employees' social media profiles, and 79% have rejected a…

Aflac Continues to Put People First with ‘Not Alone’ Marketing Campaign

In Partnership with Atlanta's Fastest-Growing Advertising Agency, Insurer Helps Ease the Anxiety of Out-of-Pocket Medical Bills Aflac, a leader in supplemental insurance sales at U.S. worksites, today announced its new, people-centric "Not Alone" marketing campaign. Developed in partnership with Dagger, Aflac's new advertising agency of record, the campaign reflects the insurer's commitment to being there for consumers when help is needed most. The new campaign focuses on the wide range of emotions Americans experience…

Facebook to Invest ₹ 43,574 Crore in Jio Platforms for a 9.99% Stake Largest FDI for Minority Investment in India Partnership to Create…

Reliance Industries Limited (“Reliance Industries”), Jio Platforms Limited (“Jio Platforms”) and Facebook, Inc. (“Facebook”) today announced the signing of binding agreements for an investment of ₹ 43,574 crore by Facebook into Jio Platforms. This investment by Facebook values Jio Platforms at ₹ 4.62 lakh crore pre-money enterprise value ($65.95 billion, assuming a conversion rate of ₹ 70 to a US Dollar). Facebook’s investment will ranslate into a 9.99% equity stake in Jio Platforms on a fully diluted basis. Jio…

Global Organizations Turn to Video to Drive Marketing, Sales, and Employee Engagement in the Digital Age

As businesses ramp up investments in digital communications, online events, and remote work policies, teams are turning to online video to power conversations with prospects, customers, and employees Organizations around the globe are embracing online video as a more personal and compelling way to engage their audiences in an increasingly digital business world. Global organizations, including Ceridian, HubSpot, and Zycus, have turned to video to power marketing campaigns, accelerate sales deals, support customer…

Nokia Publishes People & Planet Report 2019 as It Looks to Keep People Connected Through the Pandemic

Nokia publishes People & Planet Report 2019 as it looks to keep people connected through the pandemic Nokia has today published its annual sustainability report, covering the company’s sustainability performance in 2019 and focusing on four priority areas: improving people's lives with technology, climate, conducting business with integrity, and people. The publication of Nokia’s People & Planet Report 2019  coincides with the COVID-19 pandemic. With entire countries in lockdown, and people asked to stop or…

What Is Channel Marketing?

Channel marketing is expanding your sales force while still sticking with a customer-based mindset. Channel marketing aims to reach customers at various brand touchpoints and maximize lifetime value. It’s finding partners to distribute your products around different markets and grow your customer base. If you sell software, a relevant channel could be a laptop retailer. For a jewelry seller selling their products on a TV or YouTube shopping channel in addition to their website, will allow them to reach more potential…

BirdDog Technologies Revolutionizes Auto Company Community-Level Marketing for the COVID-19 Recovery’s “New Normal”

Programmatic, AI-based platform provides deeper connections at 40% less cost Small, local businesses have been hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 crisis and the precipitous drop in business due to "stay-at-home" directives. OEMs are faced with an urgent need to reconnect with their customers and rebuild their business. Rebuilding these businesses and communities when the "stay-at-home" directive is lifted will be a top priority. BirdDog is uniquely able to connect major automotive brands with these establishments to…

Video Marketing Trends and Forecasts for 2020

In 2020, we expect Video Marketing to continue to grow by leaps and bounds. As more companies realize just how accessible this marketing channel is; the sky is truly the limit for every business owner and marketer. Will a new marketing technology emerge? A new platform? Probably both. In any case, the future of Video Marketing offers a lot to be excited about and one thing is certain — the world is moving towards video content, not away from it. With that in mind, let’s draw upon some of the past year’s successes and look…

Orion’s Turnkey Marketing Platform, Market*r, Supercharges Firm’s Growth Potential

The new tech offering helps advisors boost client engagement and fill their sales pipeline based on a core connection to Orion’s financial planning capabilities and underscores the critical importance of an advice-based investment experience particularly through periods of economic uncertainty Orion Advisor Technology, LLC (“Orion”), the premier technology provider for registered investment advisors, today announces the release of its new intuitive marketing automation platform: Market*r. “Other platforms leave users…