Banner Before Header

Marketing Maven Founder To Participate in PRSA-LA’s State of the State of PR

Lindsey Carnett, CEO and President of bicoastal, award-winning public relations firm Marketing Maven, will be among the social media rock stars and industry disrupters on the panel at PRSA-LA’s State of the State of PR event in downtown Los Angeles. The panel, Tweet, Like and Share—How Social Media Has Disrupted Public Relations—will be the feature presentation at the event, which will take place Thursday, February 6, 2020 from 6pm to 9pm PST. The location is WeWork, 5792 Jefferson in Los Angeles. The panelists will…

Response Media Achieves Top Marketing Agency Recognition

Atlanta's Response Media has been named to Agency Spotter's Top Marketing Agencies list for 2020.  For the third consecutive year, Response Media ranked in the top tier of 3,400 marketing agencies worldwide.  Agency Spotter, the ratings and review authority, takes a look at marketing agencies across marketing strategy, experiential marketing, promotions, shopper marketing, influencer marketing, multi-cultural marketing, word of mouth marketing, events, direct marketing, content marketing, search (SEO and SEM), and marketing…

What’s Expected of Marketing in 2020

The conversations around what the Marketing industry can expect in the coming year is well underway. Technology is expanding and developing at a rapid pace, and Marketing is no exception. In the past year, we have seen a rise of Content Marketing in correlation with the demands from consumers and a significant increase in the use of Chatbots. With Digitization and Automation slowly becoming less admirable due to its lack of meaningful engagement, Marketing is appearing to become more humanlike once again. Here are my…

A Crash Course in Gen Z’s Obsession with Creator-Driven, Influencer-Heavy Streaming Content

Ads and retargeting are accepted, measurable Marketing channels, but if you’re trying to garner attention from the next wave of consumers, you need to engage the community of streamers, creators, and/or influencers. The advent of digital media platforms like YouTube, Twitch, Twitter, TikTok, and Facebook/Instagram has created a new form of engagement that relies on a more intimate two-way relationship between creator and audience. Marketers and brands can effectively utilize this if they get over their preconceptions and…

Falcon.io Announces First Worldwide Digital Marketing Trends Roadshow

The Roadshow, Beginning February, Will Expand on Falcon.io's Recently Released Digital Marketing Trends Handbook Falcon.io, a Cision company, announced the dates for its inaugural Digital Marketing Trends Roadshow. The 2020 Roadshow meetups will take place in selected cities in North America, Europe and Australia, beginning this February and ending in April. The Roadshow is based on Falcon.io's recently released 2020 Digital Marketing Trends Handbook, an annual report by Falcon.io now in…

Influencers vs Advertising: How Has Consumer Mindset Changed the Way We Buy?

Our screens are filled every day with an array of adverts tempting us to spend, spend, spend – but in an era when consumers value more personal experience, is the power of the traditional paid ad coming to an end? With thousands of retailers competing to advertise their products on almost every platform we view, it’s natural that they are looking for new ways to get their messages across. And that’s where the power of influencers comes in. Current trends show a shift in the consumer mindset, with people wanting to feel…

IZEA Releases The 2020 State of Influencer Equality

Influencers Who Identify as a Person of Color Command up to a 51% Premium Over Their Caucasian Counterparts IZEA Worldwide, Inc., operator of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, released the industry’s first ever examination of earnings equality among social influencers. The report provides analysis of influencer earnings observed in IZEA’s online marketplace spanning 2014 to 2019. Data is comprised of negotiated rates between marketers and creators…

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…

Winterberry Group Research Finds US Advertising and Marketing Spend to Grow to Nearly $390 Billion in 2020, up More Than Seven Percent Over…

The Outlook for Data Driven Advertising & Marketing 2020 Sees “High Probability for Solid Growth”; Research Reviews the Trends Shaping the Landscape This Year Winterberry Group, a specialist management consultancy that supports growth initiatives in advertising, marketing, media, information and technology, today released new research: “The Outlook for Data Driven Advertising & Marketing 2020.” The annual research led by Bruce Biegel, senior managing partner of Winterberry Group, provides the spending forecasts…

MarTech Interview with Kety Maria Esquivel, VP of Marketing at AnitaB.org

"As we prepare for an AI-centric world as a Marketing leader, it’s important to make sure our information and data is in a good enough place for AI to go in and pull out useful information." Hi Kety, tell us about your role and journey into technology.  I was born in upstate New York. My father is from Mexico and my mother is from Guatemala. As a Mexican, Guatemalan and Latina, I grew up with one foot in the United States and the other in Latin America. My father used to joke that our home in Rochester, New York was a…

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…

Rohit Bhargava, Innovation and Marketing Expert and Bestselling Author, To Headline GS1 Connect 2020

Attendees Will Learn How To Transform Their Business by Creating New Innovation Strategies and Building Trust Rohit Bhargava, innovation and marketing expert and bestselling author, will be the featured keynote speaker at GS1 Connect 2020, a conference and exhibition hosted by GS1 US, June 15-18 at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada. The conference theme, "Make Your Mark," reflects the organization's partnership with industry leaders and digital innovators to help them achieve significant breakthroughs that…

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…

Riversand Appoints Michael Robinson as Vice President of Marketing to Grow Its Global MDM and PIM Business

Riversand, a leading cloud-native SaaS Master Data Management (MDM) and Product Information Management (PIM) solution provider, announced today the appointment of technology marketing veteran Michael Robinson as vice president of Marketing. Robinson is responsible for the global marketing strategy and oversees Inside Sales, Product Marketing, and Corporate Communications. He brings more than 25 years of B2B marketing experience to Riversand, driving awareness, consistent branding, and repeatable growth for software and…

LeanData Named Top Contender for Marketing Tech Company of the Year in 2020 DMN Awards

Recognition Reflects Company’s Pioneering Role in Revenue Operations as “Game Changing” New Go-To-Market Paradigm for Accelerating Growth in B2B LeanData, the leading provider of Revenue Operations solutions, announced it was named one of the top two finalists for Marketing Tech Company of the Year in the category of Data Platform & Analytics in the 2020 DMN Awards. The company was shortlisted for the top spot this year in recognition of its role as a frontrunner in the emerging Revenue Operations market.…

MWWPR Proprietary Analytics Platform MPACT Finalist for Best Marketing Technology

Real-Time, Customizable Reporting Platform Advancing Measurement Solutions Recognized as Finalist for In2 SABRE Awards Firm Also Recognized for Top Influencer Program MWWPR, one of the top independent and integrated public relations agencies, has been recognized for its proprietary analytics platform, MPACT by The Holmes Report's Innovation (In2) SABRE awards as a best marketing technology. The In2 SABRE awards honor work that pushed boundaries and elevated industry standards in 2019, when the platform launched. MPACT…

Affle Launches Vizury Engage360 to Simplify Omnichannel Marketing

Platform to unify consumer connections and conversions across connected digital channels and devices Affle (India) Limited, the leading consumer intelligence platform company, announced the launch of ‘Vizury Engage360’ an omnichannel marketing platform to help marketers unify their communication across connected channels and devices. Consumers today spend a significant amount of time on their connected devices and marketers engage with them across multiple channels including digital advertising, email, messaging, apps…

Snow Software Appoints Paula Darvell as Chief Marketing Officer

Enterprise Technology Veteran Will Lead the Global Marketing Organization with a Focus on Customer-Centric Growth Snow Software, the global leader in technology intelligence solutions, announced Paula Darvell has been named Chief Marketing Officer. Darvell will oversee worldwide marketing efforts, reporting into President and CEO Vishal Rao. The announcement follows the appointment of former CMO Sanjay Castelino to Chief Product Officer. “Snow has expanded beyond the traditional siloes of software, hardware and cloud…

Terminus Acquires Sigstr to Power the Next Generation B2B Marketing Platform

Integrated Capabilities Provide the Most Complete Account-Centric Marketing Platform, Aligning Revenue Teams to Deliver Breakthrough Experiences Across the Entire Customer Lifecycle Terminus the Customer rated account-based marketing platform, announced  its acquisition of Sigstr, the email signature marketing platform that turns the billions of 1:1 employee emails sent every year into powerful brand engagements. The addition of Sigstr creates an end-to-end account-centric marketing platform with the most complete account…

Falcon.io Releases 2020 Digital Marketing Trends Handbook, Exploring Trends That Will Shape the Future of Digital and Social Media

Falcon.io, a Cision company, has released the latest edition of its annual Digital Marketing Trends Handbook. This is the fourth edition of the handbook, which lists the 15 trends most likely to affect marketers in 2020. The trends are based on industry research, Falcon.io's expertise, as well as input from customers, partners and influencers.  While the trends vary, they all represent both the challenges and opportunities for digital marketers in 2020 and beyond. Some of the topics explored include:…