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The Next Level of Permission Marketing: Zero Party Data

Ten years ago, Seth Godin’s book “Permission Marketing” changed the way we think about developing relationships with our customers. Today, the noisy atmosphere and constant concerns of data privacy call again for a new paradigm, a new way where marketers and consumers work together to craft better Marketing and Communication experiences. The idea that is ushering in this new change is Zero Party Data, the newly named data source that refers to consumers telling brands how and when they want to be communicated with. Zero…

MarTech Interview with Kevin Dean, President of Marketing Services at Experian North America

"Brands need to reach the right audience, with the right message, through the right channel, at right time." Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What inspired you to take the role at Experian? The evolution of data and technology continues to play a significant role within the Advertising ecosystem. Brands want to have a more substantive relationship with their customers. As more and more people consume information and transact from different devices, brands need to cut through the noise and deliver…

MarTech Interview with Carolyn Corda, Chief Marketing Officer at ADARA

"I consider data and technology to be necessary for Advanced Marketing to work, and Advanced Marketing must work for brands to stay relevant" What led you to create this research for travel marketers? We wanted to shed light on how travel brands are advancing their capabilities to deliver customer engagement and personalization. Over the past several years, many brands have invested in various digital engagement technologies to upgrade their ability to tailor guest interactions. Sky-rocketing consumer expectations and…

Metadata.io is the Number One Account-Based Execution Software for ROI According to G2 Winter 2020 Report

Customer Feedback Shows Metadata's ROI Payback Period Is 2x-3x Faster Than the Competition With an Average Payback Period of Only Seven Months  Metadata.io, the AI-powered marketing operations platform, has emerged as a high performer in the G2 Winter 2020 Grid® Report for Account-Based Execution. Additionally, of all the account-based execution contenders, Metadata secured the highest "results" score in G2's Winter 2020 Results Index for Account-Based Execution. The score is sourced from actual customer feedback and…

How to Readjust Your Influencer Marketing Strategy to the Trends to Come

We’re no way near the formal version of what we know as influencer marketing. This fresh industry keeps working at its expansion with a current worth of $8 billion. The same Business Insider report shows us that by 2022, this already huge figure is likely to reach $15 billion. In light of such whooping expectations, influencer marketing plans of the present have to welcome in the latest strategies. Fortunately, there’s no need to change an entire workflow. For this reason, we are going to expose all the trends that will…

Demand Spring Releases Top 10 Revenue Marketing Predictions for 2020

Revenue Marketing consultancy Demand Spring released a report outlining their top 10 marketing predictions for 2020. Marketing seldom follows a set plan. As Demand Spring’s team of consultants have discovered in the journeys they share with clients, the best learning happens when we move off the beaten path. These learnings are what make up Demand Spring’s Top 10 Marketing Predictions for the year, and will help marketers through the diverse and winding trails we’ll follow in 2020. Marketing Technology News: Future…

Cloud Based Video Conferencing Service, IVCi, Shares 5 Top Considerations for Hosting Video Conferencing vs In-person Meetings

AV technology, businesses have more options than ever when it comes to having meetings -- it's no longer just a choice between an in-person meeting and a phone call. With the added option of video conferencing, there are some additional considerations businesses need to keep in mind. Marketing Technology News: Localization Automation Pioneer, Cloudwords Adds Top B2B Marketing Executive to its Board of Directors Cloud based video conferencing service, IVCi, shares five top considerations for hosting video conferencing…

Solutions to Real-Time Promotional Challenges Will be Marketing’s Focus in 2020

Reaching Prospects at Just the Right Times Is Not Only Desirable, but It’s also Practical with Current MarTech Tools As Marc Andressen famously said, “Software is eating the world” but eight years later we must ask - has the global market for MarTech products and services – one of the great success stories of recent times – finally reached capacity? Is the industry’s enviable pattern of growth likely to continue, or even accelerate, in the foreseeable future? If it does continue its historic penetration of the Marketing…

Alyce Named Leader in the G2 Winter 2020 Account-Based Execution Software Grid Report

Celebrating a Milestone Year of Growth, Alyce Recognized for Leadership in G2 Category Based on Superior Customer Satisfaction and Market Presence Scores Alyce, the AI-powered gifting platform that’s redefining sales and marketing outreach, announced its position in the Leader quadrant in G2’s Winter 2020 Grid Report for Account-Based Execution. Leaders are determined by their high levels of customer satisfaction and likeliness to recommend ratings from real users on G2, the world’s leading business solutions review…

The Secret to Great Visitor Management: People Management

Visitor management may seem like a boring and unglamorous aspect of corporate life. But the fact is that it is an important discipline where meaningful interactions and engagements should be the norm. Your firm should ideally implement a personalized digital reception process to greet and welcome your guests warmly when they enter your building. Further, you should take steps to prioritize visitor and client needs, and eagerly build a good connection with your guests as a part of an effective visitor management program. An…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Top Coolest Things in Marketing and Sales Today

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Zendesk, Inc., PelicanCorp, Alibaba.com, SugarCRM Inc., Engagio, Rakuten Marketing, Google and Ada. Zendesk Releases New Research With Insights on the Power of Service in Influencing Customer Loyalty Zendesk, Inc. released the Zendesk Customer Experience Trends Report 2020, analyzing how businesses can drive customer loyalty, what matters most to people when they engage with…

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…

Merkle Launches 2020 Marketing Imperatives for CMOs

Guide offers insights for thriving in a new decade defined by identity and the total customer experience Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, has released the eighth installment of its award-winning Marketing Imperatives, titled “Hyper-Personalization and the Connected Customer Experience.”  The guidebook for CMOs takes a deep dive into achieving people-based marketing in a world of evolving customer expectations and increasing privacy concerns. The 2020 Marketing Imperatives…

Engagio Joins the LinkedIn Marketing Partner Program

Customers Can Now Use Engagio Audience Management to Target Optimal Account-Based Audiences for Campaigns Across the Account Journey Engagio, the leader in B2B marketing engagement software, announces it has joined the LinkedIn Marketing Partner Program. Through an integration with the LinkedIn Matched Audiences API, Engagio Orchestrate customers can now automate the targeting of specific audiences at key accounts through the buyer's journey, saving time and money. For example, as an account moves from Awareness to…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Top Coolest Things in Marketing and Sales Today

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Adobe, Aptos, Inc., AccuWeather, Amazon Web Services, Inc, ExecVision and True Fit®. Adobe Announces Availability of Adobe Experience Manager as a Cloud Service Adobe unveiled Adobe Experience Manager as a Cloud Service, part of Adobe Experience Cloud. The industry’s most advanced cloud-native solution for digital experience management brings together rich out-of-box capabilities and…

Search Outperforms Social Based on Episerver Analysis of 4 Billion Sessions

Episerver Releases Its Biannual B2C Benchmark Report Detailing Retail Key Performance Indicators Across Traffic Sources and Devices Social media conversions are trending upward despite being outperformed by organic and paid search according to data from Episerver, the customer-centric digital experience company. Search still performs better than social, based on new Episerver analysis of 4 billion sessions. Retail brands have a big opportunity to turn passive swipers into active shoppers as mobile device penetration is at…

As Mobile Traffic Dominates Over 50% of Retail Website Visits, Search Still Performs Better than Social Based on Episerver Analysis of 4…

Episerver Releases Its Biannual B2C Benchmark Report Detailing Retail Key Performance Indicators Across Traffic Sources and Devices Retail brands have a big opportunity to turn passive swipers into active shoppers as mobile device penetration is at an all-time high and social media conversions are trending upward – despite being outperformed by organic and paid search – according to data from Episerver™, the customer-centric digital experience company. While organic and paid search traffic to B2C brand and retail…

5 Marketing Tips for Solopreneurs

It’s a fantastic feeling to have a business idea, and boldly go solo and execute it. Once the business is established, the onus is on letting the maximum number of people to take notice. Strategy-driven Marketing is not an easy task, especially for solopreneurs. With digital taking over the world, Marketing is now broadly classified into online and offline. Solopreneur-run businesses are usually home-based, making online marketing much more essential than offline. Here are a few Marketing ideas that can act as a…

Daily AdTech Roundup: Top Coolest Things in Marketing and Sales Today

Today’s Daily AdTech Round-up covers latest in Native and Programmatic Advertising, Technology, TV Advertising, Audience Data announcements from Merkle, DoubleVerify, YuppTV, Meredith Corporation, Elo. Merkle Launches New Stream Media, Enabling Retailers to Grow Digital Ad Revenue Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced the launch of New Stream Media, a solution that allows retailers to grow their digital ad revenue, create more personalized experiences for consumers, and…

6 AI Tools to Scale Up Your Content Marketing Efforts

Amidst a competitive Content Marketing landscape, most marketers find it hard to get real results. The biggest challenge is to manage both quality and scale. In 2018, 47% of B2C, and 54% of B2B content marketers reported that the metrics they're tracking are often not well-aligned with their overall goals. Why should you be a part of the struggling herd? Artificial Intelligence can help you pace up and stay on top of your game. Here are some AI tools that can play a game-changing role for content marketers looking to…