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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…

Creatio Partners With Reply to Help Global Businesses in Automating Their Operations

Creatio, a global business software company leading in the space of low-code, process automation and CRM is thrilled to announce its strategic partnership with Industrie Reply. Reply is a global system integrator focused at optimizing and integrating processes, applications and devices to support organizations in defining and developing business models. The companies are looking forward to this collaboration and expect to significantly enhance their offering and help more businesses around the world in automating the work of…

SkySwitch Selects Marketopia to Support Telecom Resellers’ Marketing Efforts

Two Tampa Bay Companies Team Up For Growth in Cloud Voice and More Today, two Tampa Bay companies have announced a unique collaboration that will empower local telecom and IT service businesses with the tools needed to compete more effectively against the larger national brands. SkySwitch, the leading channel-exclusive white label Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) provider, has selected Marketopia to deliver turnkey marketing programs for its rapidly growing North American network of over 500 cloud voice and…

MarTech Interview with Marianella Mace, CEO at Email Meter

"We think email is still the king. In all seriousness, the reports of its death have been greatly exaggerated." Tell us a bit about Email Meter? Specifically, tell us how it can help team leaders gauge a pulse on employee productivity and engagement? Email is ubiquitous at work, but it’s still a black box. CRM or helpdesk ticketing solutions replace email for some use cases and have limited built-in KPIs; but the costs, customization and change management are high. And sometimes these solutions are just not a good…

Como and Revel Systems Announce Como Essentials Easy-to-Use Loyalty Solution

New offering allows small and midsize businesses to leverage premier customer engagement tools for retention and increased profits Revel Systems, a leading provider of a cloud-based point of sale (POS) and complete business management platform, and Como, the global leader in customer engagement and marketing solutions,  announced Como Essentials, a new, out-of-the-box engagement and loyalty solution. Tailored for small and midsize businesses (SMBs) interested in customer engagement solutions but deterred by cost and…

MarTech Interview with Jeff Kupietzky, CEO at PowerInbox

"AI and Machine Learning technologies are critical for being able to deliver this kind of cross-channel recognition and personalization at scale." Tell us about the technologies that brought seismic shifts in email monetization campaigns? The three biggest ones are: - The use of improved rendering technology to deliver better artwork appearance. This enabled the success of native campaigns by allowing the ads to blend seamlessly with content, and it just provides a better overall user experience. - Direct…

Genesys Applauded by Frost & Sullivan for its Commitment to Helping Clients Deliver Personalized Customer Experiences and Improve…

With an extensive portfolio guiding the cloud migration process, Genesys enables contact centers to achieve greater productivity and customer engagement Based on its recent analysis of the Latin American & Caribbean contact center solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Genesys with the 2019 Latin American & Caribbean Company of the Year Award. It employs artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning engines to optimize operations for agents. With a portfolio of products adapted for local markets,…

Software Users Reveal Top Three Vendors in eCommerce Through SoftwareReviews

Oracle Commerce Cloud, Shopify Plus, and IBM Digital Commerce are named the 2020 eCommerce Data Quadrant Award Winners SoftwareReviews, a division of world-class IT research and consulting firm Info-Tech Research Group, announces the release of the 2020 eCommerce Data Quadrant Award based on real user reviews. The following three most popular vendors have received gold medals from their users for leading the way with a great customer experience: Oracle Commerce Cloud Shopify Plus IBM Digital Commerce…

How Are Influencers Addressing the Clothing Crisis?

As fashion giants continue to cultivate partnerships that aim to escalate consumer spend, the influencer culture is continuing to notice its environmental impact and social media experts from Influencer Matchmaker review how influencers are responding to the current clothing crisis…  Sustainability has become one of the most searched for terms in fashion in the last year, with an average of over 27,000 searches specifically for ‘sustainable fashion’ each month in 2019, influencers could become the shining light on the…

Oro Unveils Feature-Packed OroCommerce Version 4.1

Leading B2B eCommerce platform gains new CMS, data management, and B2C features Business applications pioneer Oro, Inc., announced the launch of the 4.1 version of OroCommerce, the No. 1 B2B digital commerce platform relied upon by many international corporations around the world. OroCommerce 4.1 maintains Oro’s commitment to flexible, open-source, robust, and user-friendly design, while delivering a range of new tools to streamline the management of content and product data, along with greater functionality for both B2B…

5 Tools Every E-Commerce Marketer Should Have in 2020

You need to constantly work on improvements and upgrades to make your e-commerce business to stand a chance. Digital Marketing for an e-Commerce company comes with a wide variety of challenges. The ways for generating revenue from inbound traffic are endless with new additions regularly. It is also a fact that many businesses are overwhelmed with the complex, time-taking work required to implement and optimize the right types of campaigns to lead in their industry. If you wish to choose 5 tools to market an eCommerce…

These 5 Trends Will Dominate Online Shopping in 2020

By the end of 2019, the total value of eCommerce retail sales could reach $3.4 trillion, closing a decade of steady growth. The online shopping landscape has developed massively to provide a constantly better experience for shoppers. And with the ever-growing consumer demands, novel technologies, and fresh practices, maybe the best is yet to come. The only way to stay ahead of the curve is by keeping an eye on the latest trends. So, what should eCommerce retailers focus on to welcome the new decade in all its glory? 1.…

Alight Analytics Disrupts Marketing Analytics Industry With Suite of Next-Generation Solutions

Combining the Speed of Self-Service Software With the Flexibility and Expertise of a Custom Consulting Engagement, Alight’s Solution Approach Provides a Much-Needed Third Option for Marketers Who Want Quick, yet Relevant and Actionable Analytics Alight Analytics has paved a new way in the world of marketing analytics with a suite of outcome-focused reporting solutions that deliver a turnkey way to analyze marketing performance. Each solution is designed specifically for the marketer’s unique campaign goals and strategies…

2019 Deltek Professional Services Marketing Excellence Award Presented to Full Sail Partners

Full Sail Partners Is Honored to Be Recognized by Deltek With the Professional Services Marketing Excellence Award Full Sail Partners is very excited to have been honored with the Deltek Professional Services Marketing Excellence Award for 2019. As a Deltek Partner, Full Sail Partners continues to provide sales, implementation, consulting, support and customization services for project-oriented professional services organizations. Our mission is to help businesses integrate their processes into one singular system, better…

Altezza Kicks Off a New Decade with Sophisticated Solutions and Best-in-Class Approach to Headless eCommerce

Altezza, an eCommerce visibility solution, announced its new, updated approach to platform integration that offers unprecedented flexibility and lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Today’s announcement signals Altezza’s transition from a page-publishing platform to a managed Software as a Service (SaaS), with the flexibility to integrate with each site in a way that works best for them—their site architecture, business challenges, and their priorities. Sites using a modern headless architecture can take advantage of new API…

TimeTrade Sync Solves the Data Synchronization Problem Across Platforms

Automatically Update CRM, Email, and Calendar Data with Ease TimeTrade, the leader in Intelligent Appointment Scheduling is simplifying the way sales organizations and other customer facing teams manage customer data. TimeTrade Sync eliminates sales and support team admin work, increases data accuracy, and reduces IT costs through ultra-reliable synchronization across platforms. Now, it's possible to sync data trapped in emails, attachments, contacts, and events across commonly used CRM, email, and calendaring systems to…

Tips for 2020: Reshape Physical Stores for the Digital Age

There is little doubt that every retailer needs to be considering some kind of transformation. The UK just suffered its worst year for retail sales by some measures and the industry has been in a state of rapid evolution for years. For retailers, like H&M, with large, physical footprints, leveraging a brick-and-mortar network to better serve customers makes a lot of sense. Consumers expect to be able to buy and return items on multiple channels. They want to be able to buy what they want when they want to and on the…

IAB “250 Brands to Watch” Identifies the Most Disruptive US Direct-to-Consumer Brands and Services

IAB has unveiled the most disruptive, influential DTC brands. More than 3,500 brands were analyzed before IAB narrowed the list to the most important 250 direct-to-consumer products. This year, for the first time ever, 100 service companies were added. "These brands epitomize the growing disruptor brand economy, representing the leading edge of business development across the U.S. and globally," says IAB CEO Randall Rothenberg. "We watch these brands because their business model, personalized relationships with consumers…

Laying the Foundations for Successful Online Personalization

Rising to the Challenge Personalization is an increasingly important tool for marketers, with Forbes predicting it will be a top marketing trend in 2020. With 77% of consumers have chosen, recommended, or paid more for a brand that provides a personalized service or experience, it is clear that users favor personalized content over traditional. So, why isn’t every brand using it? The truth is that many companies simply don’t know-how. More than half of marketers (59%) agree that they find it difficult to personalize…

IPCOM Educates Prospects, Generate Leads and Builds Sales Pipeline for Hybrid Cloud Products Using Partner Marketing Management Technology…

Access to High-Quality, Customizable Content for Hybrid Cloud Makes It Easy for the Telecommunications Integrator to Communicate With Prospects, and the Zinfi Reporting Module Provides Insight Into Campaign Effectiveness and Customer Segmentation ZINFI Technologies, Inc., a company leading the definition and creation of Unified Channel Management (UCM) solutions, announced that IPCOM, a Mexico City-based integrator and reseller of enterprise telecommunications solutions, has adopted easy-to-use tools from ZINFI’s partner…