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Interview with Eng Tan, CEO and Founder, Simplr

"We’ll start to see a bigger shift and need for experience management tools that help marketers better understand every aspect of how their customer is communicating to them, and at every step of the sales cycle."Tell us about your current role and about your background and how you came to found Simplr?  My role is to deliver a great customer experience for our partners and their consumers. What that looks like specifically ranges from day-to-day quality control to anticipating and understanding our partner needs, to…

Internet Marketing Agency, fishbat, Shares the Benefits of a Comprehensive Ad Campaign

In order to help businesses continue to tackle growth and expansion from multiple angles, internet marketing agency fishbat shares the benefits of a comprehensive ad campaign. When marketing a business, it can be tempting to look for the highest return on your investment and call it a day. However, in order to maximize growth, it's important to diversify a company's approach to advertising on multiple different digital platforms. Discussed below are several key services to consider when building out an ad campaign.…

CallRail Launches First-to-Market Cost-Per-Lead Solution

New Feature Aims to Help Agencies Solve Growing Attribution Problem and Better Demonstrate ROI Leading call tracking and analytics provider, CallRail, has announced the launch of a first-to-market cost-per-lead solution within the CallRail application. Marketers using CallRail can now efficiently understand how much they’re paying for a phone call lead, staying in step with businesses’ growing appetite for data and more sophisticated marketing attribution. Alongside the cost-per-lead solution, CallRail has also launched a…

Interview with Carson Conant, Founder and CEO, Mediafly

"Marketing leaders who can make decisions based on clear data, can move faster and focus on the right things because they know what works and what doesn’t."Tell us about your role at Mediafly and how you got here. I am the Founder and CEO of Mediafly, a Chicago-based provider of sales enablement technology. My objective when I founded Mediafly was to assemble an incredible team of leaders that excel in their unique areas and are passionate about their work. I focus most of my time collaborating with them on the vision…

Interview with Daniel Kravtsov, CEO, Improvado

"Talented people should not be wasting their time spreadsheeting. They should be spending their time analyzing data, optimizing campaigns, and developing new strategies."Tell us about your role and how you got here? What inspired you to co-found a technology company? I founded four companies back in Russia and had two successful exits, one in the adtech space. I moved out to San Francisco and started a trading desk with a small team. But after hundreds of meetings with digital media agencies and businesses, we discovered…

OJO Labs Raises $20.5 Million in Series B Financing to Propel its Conversational AI, OJO, to Millions of Consumers

Company's Patent-pending AI Technology Solves the Biggest Problem Plaguing the Development of Intelligent, Conversational Systems. OJO Labs has raised $20.5 million in Series B funding to supercharge the rollout of its products, which empower consumers to make better decisions. Investors in the round consist of a unique combination of real estate brokerage, financial, and home service leaders including Realogy Holdings Corp., Royal Bank of Canada, Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, and ServiceMaster. This…

Interview with Tomer Tagrin, Co-founder and CEO, Yotpo

"B2B brands with a larger customer base can absolutely benefit from UGC platforms." Tell us about your role at Yotpo and how you got here. What galvanized you to start Yotpo? I came into this as a consumer, actually. I made a bad purchase of a camera online as a result of trusting fake reviews, and resolved to help others avoid the same fate. In developing Yotpo where I am CEO, my co-founder Omri and I saw the massive opportunity in going beyond just the product page and showcasing UGC across the entire buyer journey,…

Improvado.io Secures $3 Million Seed Round from Martech Brands

Improvado.io Is Aiming to Help Marketers Aggregate, Analyze and Report Cross-Channel Marketing Data Improvado.io, an early stage MarTech company that is working to simplify the way marketers and ad agencies interact with data, today announced it has closed a $3 million Seed round of funding. Early investors include executives from some of the most recognizable brands in the marketing world including Liveramp, Google, Oracle, Adroll, Pubmatic, Mediamath and many more. 15 of the biggest names in marketing invest heavily in…

DialogTech Deepens Integration with Adobe Experience Cloud

Enhanced Integrations with Adobe Analytics Cloud and Adobe Marketing Cloud Enable Digital Marketers to Use Call Analytics to Personalize Customer Experiences and Grow Revenue DialogTech, the world's leading provider of marketing analytics for inbound calls, announced a deepened integration with Adobe Experience Cloud that enables digital marketers to use deep, real-time insights on offline calls and conversations to drive higher-quality conversions, deliver more personalized customer experiences and grow revenue. The…

Interview with Jaclyn Klein, Co-Founder, Product Designer, Growlabs

"Chatbots have and will continue to have a huge impact in the online B2B space, making inbound sales teams so much more efficient and successful."Tell us a little bit about your role at Growlabs? As a co-founder, my role spans various functions of the business; however, my core focus is designing the best possible software for our customers. I’ve used my past experience in sales and marketing roles, and the pain points I’ve felt trying to source data and engage leads, to inform a lot of design decisions for the Growlabs…

To Accelerate Growth, NetElixir Expands C-Suite by Appointing Paul Wilson to New CGO Role

Apart From Wilson, Company Also Hires CTO to Head up New Product Innovation Lab Retail search marketing company NetElixir is embarking on an aggressive growth phase for 2018. To spearhead growth, NetElixir has expanded its C-Suite with digital marketing veteran Paul Wilson, who is taking on the role of Chief Growth Officer. The company has also hired a Chief Technology Officer to lead a new Product Innovation Lab in Hyderabad, India. In this newly created role, Wilson will oversee NetElixir’s revenue and lead…

DialogTech Now Tracks Call Conversions in Bing

New Integration Enables Search Marketers to View Call Data Within Bing Ads and Optimize for What Drives the Best Conversions, Online and over the Phone DialogTech, the world's leading provider of actionable marketing analytics for inbound calls, announced a new integration with Bing Ads that enables businesses and agencies to track and analyze call conversions within their Bing Ads accounts. By connecting calls from Bing search ads at the campaign and keyword level, DialogTech provides search marketers with insights to…

The Essential Audience Fidelity Framework for Search Marketing Success

In late 2015, Google first announced the rollout of Google Customer Match, giving advertisers the ability to target their known, first-party customers directly via search. As we close out 2017, some marketers are still behind the curve in adopting a full range of people-based marketing capabilities in their search strategies. Today’s marketer must approach paid search beginning with people, not a keyword. Search ads then become meaningful interactions with customers in their journey, creating brand engagement, value, and…

DialogTech Acquires Swydo to Bring Omnichannel Visualizations to Call Analytics

The Acquisition Enables DialogTech Customers to View Their Call Analytics Data alongside Their Martech and Adtech Performance Data within the DialogTech Platform in Swydo-Powered Reports and Dashboards DialogTech, the world leader in actionable marketing analytics for businesses that value inbound calls, announced the acquisition of Swydo, provider of industry-leading digital marketing dashboards, reports and visualizations. The acquisition enables DialogTech customers to view their call analytics data alongside their…

Interview with Todd Krizelman, CEO, MediaRadar

"Open exchange programmatic creates the most immediate challenge for brands. Without any protections on the audience and websites being purchased, there is a real risk of jeopardizing brand safety. " On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to start an ad sales intelligence company? I am the CEO and co-founder of MediaRadar. In 2003, I started working for Gruner + Jahr, a German publisher with hundreds of titles worldwide. I loved the company, but was frustrated by the…

Dreamforce TechBytes with Jason Jue, Chief Marketing Officer, Triblio

Jason Jue CMO, Triblio Salesforce Dreamforce is one of the biggest software conferences in the world. In the run-up to this event, we unveil our special TechByte series featuring high-profile Dreamforce attendees and MarTech Champions. We spoke to Jason Jue, CMO, Triblio, to find out his expectations of the event.MTS: What does your agenda for Dreamforce 2017 look like? Jason Jue: I’ll be joining a panel of CXOs on Wednesday morning. Our session will cover “What works and doesn’t in Account Based Marketing.” It’s a…

Advertisers Have Finally Found A Way To Break Into Gaming

The gaming market is set to top $108 Billion in revenues in 2017. Versus Systems Inc, is looking to revolutionize advertising in the gaming industry It’s been a shoot-and-miss trend for the gaming industry when it comes to advertising to players, their most engaged audience ever. But this may change soon. What AdWords and AdSense have done for Alphabet's $656 Billion market valuation, a small company's in-game prizing platform could do for brands with the world's 2.6 Billion video gamers. In the markets today,…

Interview with Hagai Shechter, CEO, Fraudlogix

"Transparency needs to become the norm so that marketers know where their ads are being served and to what type of traffic." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here? What inspired you to be part of an online advertising fraud detection company? I’ve been working in the online space since the late 90s. Previously, I owned a company that sold digital products through affiliates and marketing partners and we were hit with online fraud. It turned out that some of our marketing partners were…

Interview with Doug Bewsher, CEO at Leadspace

"I think that the change in user interactions is going to fundamentally change our way of interacting with one another."On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us a bit about your role at Leadspace and how you got here. After holding the position of CMO at many companies, including Salesforce.com and Skype, I am now CEO at Leadspace - helping marketers be more effective, in contrast to being one myself! Having lived and breathed B2B Marketing for so long, and seeing how people actually use Sales and Marketing Automation,…

Interview with Udayan Bose, Founder & CEO, NetElixir Inc

"Never lose sight of the BIG PURPOSE and stay true to your CORE VALUES."On Search Engine Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us a little bit about your role at NetElixir and how you got here. (What inspired you to start NetElixir).   I founded NetElixir with the sole purpose of helping businesses succeed online. In my previous role at PartyGaming I had experienced, first-hand, the challenges behind running and scaling a consistently profitable search marketing program. The balance of strategic management and clinical…