EverString Data Platform Breaks New Ground in B2B Sales and Marketing

AI-Powered Platform That Delivers Clean, Actionable Data Is Driving High Value for B2B Marketing, Sales, Customer Success, and Underwriting Teams EverString, the leading marketing and sales intelligence software company, announced record-breaking first quarter bookings that were 300% greater than the same period in 2017. In January, the company launched EverString Data Platform, setting a new standard for clean, reliable data that is constantly refreshed, improving, and expanding in real time.  Recommended Read: B2B…

Interview with Bill Nagel, Chief Marketing Strategist and Co-founder, Netsertive

"Tech vendors can enable relationships with local businesses so that marketing tactics are less conflictive and more symbiotic."Tell us about the ‘State of Local Digital Marketing’ in 2018? In the aggregate of all local digital marketing, we’re seeing many of the same growth trends you’ll see in national marketing, including the need and desire to have a broad presence by leveraging a successful media mix. Specific within local digital marketing, we’re seeing: Digital Marketing alignment with “local strength” is…

Five Automation Tools to Make B2B Marketing Easy

Drilling Deeper Into Understanding User Personalization and Behavior The biggest challenge to adopting any marketing automation tool is to first prepare a clear strategy on how automation could deliver business results. Marketing automation tools, by definition, assist marketers to in automating mundane tasks and measuring and optimizing the automated marketing efforts. Marketers aim to create a performance-driven marketing campaign, and marketing automation tools help achieve and repeat performances that deliver…

Is Person-Based Marketing an Upgrade to ABM?

Person-Based Marketing Means You Get to Talk to the Person, so You Know Who Sees Your Message and What Is Relevant for This Person to Use in Your Communication Your customers are real people, and they want to be treated with real experiences. That's the whole context of Person-based marketing (PBM). Customers react to personalized experiences positively compared to bland, traditional messages, promoted across marketing channels, sans logic. Earlier this month, Influ2 platform, powered by machine learning, announced the…

Embracing the Bow-Tie Funnel: Why Marketing is Most Important After the Win

Marketing is a rapidly changing landscape – and if you haven’t heard yet, the days of the traditional “funnel” are long gone. Historically, marketing and sales have worked to push leads through the various stages of the funnel and through to the win. However, cloud is enabling practically everything to be sold as a service or on a subscription-based model – and while this presents a unique advantage for profits, it means that most customers start small and grow, and 70% of revenue comes after the initial sale. Despite this,…

eTrigue Launches Turn-key Marketing as a Service

eTrigue Helps Organizations Quickly Scale Marketing Efforts with On-Demand Creative, Content Development and Automation eTrigue Corporation, the ease-of-use leader in cloud-based marketing automation, announced new Marketing-as-a-Service offerings filling the gap for content, creative and campaign development helping organizations to rapidly generate more qualified leads and accelerate their growth. The eTrigue service offerings complement its award-winning DemandCenter marketing automation platform and are available to…

Lytics Commits to Trust-Based Marketing

Calls for New Standard for Digital Marketing Industry Lytics Inc., the customer data platform company, unveiled its commitment to a new paradigm for digital marketing: Trust-Based Marketing. The company launched this new initiative at the Gartner Digital Marketing Conference in San Diego. "Digital marketing is at an operational and ethical crossroads," said Lytics co-founder and CEO James McDermott. "We're all tired of lazy marketing that is intrusive, inefficient and that leaves customers frustrated and burned.…

MRP Partners With Symphony Marketing To Bring AI-Powered Customer Acquisition To Japan

Symphony Marketing to sell MRP's Prelytix platform MRP, the leading global provider of AI-powered customer acquisition software and services, announced a partnership with Japan-based Symphony Marketing allowing Symphony to resell the MRP Prelytix platform in Japan. "B2B sales and marketing teams that use AI-driven technology are better equipped to acquire and serve clients," said Kevin Cunningham, CEO of MRP. "Our partnership with Symphony Marketing creates an opportunity for us to continue to transform sales and…

Interview with Peter Isaacson, Chief Marketing Officer, Demandbase

"The ABM Innovation Summit is an opportunity to network and share ideas, learn from each other, but mostly importantly, grow both the ABM community and ABM as a category." Tell us about your journey into the tech industry. How is SF’s tech ecosystem different from when you first started here? I got my start in the tech industry while I was working at a New York advertising agency on the Compaq account. From there, I moved to the Bay Area to work at Adobe where my responsibilities ran the whole gamut of marketing, from…

Influ2 Unveils Person-Based Marketing Platform to Empower B2B Marketers

Influ2 Enables One-On-One Connections with Decision Makers using Person-Based Marketing Solutions Influ2, the first person-based marketing (PBM) solution, launched its platform for B2B marketing teams. Influ2 platform is powered by machine learning, that generates and sends personalized advertising on behalf of B2B marketers to decision makers at enterprises on an individualized basis. At the time of this announcement, Influ2 CEO Dmitri Lisitski, said, "Influ2 addresses the flaws associated with account-based…

Socialbakers Named a Leader in Social Media Marketing Suites, Analytics, Management and Monitoring

G2 Crowd Recognized Socialbakers as an Industry Leader by Customers in g2 Crowd’s Spring Reports for Marketing Suites, Analytics, Management and Monitoring Socialbakers, the leading AI-powered social media marketing platform, has been named as a leader in four categories of Social Media Marketing Suites, Social Media Analytics, Social Media Management and Social Media Monitoring on G2 Crowd, the world's leading business solution review platform. Read More: Madison Logic Partners with Marketo to Help B2B Marketers…

DiscoverOrg Expands Professional Certification for Sales and Marketing Teams

Early Results Show Certified Discoverorg Users Set 4 Times More Meetings, See 30% Higher Email Open Rates, And Generate 20% More Qualified Leads For Their Organizations DiscoverOrg, the world’s leading sales and marketing intelligence provider, is proud to announce it has expanded DiscoverOrg University to offer hands-on professional certifications for sales, marketing, and recruiting professionals seeking to drive the quickest route to their next growth goal. The expanded program kicked off in March 2018 with a day-long…

MRP Presents AI Applications For Sales And Marketing At SiriusDecisions 2018 Summit

Two Case Studies Highlight Mrp's Ai Capabilities for Insight-Driven Account-Based Marketing MRP, a global account-based marketing platform leader, will sponsor and present at SiriusDecisions 2018 Summit May 8-10 in Las Vegas. At the summit, MRP and its clients will focus on how B2B businesses can utilize artificial intelligence for sales and marketing. MRP will also showcase its latest predictive analytics software update, Prelytix 2.1. "MRP understands that B2B organizations must explore how they can update and scale…

LeanData Marketing Attribution Capabilities Empower Customers to Optimize ROI Growth

High-Growth Companies Use LeanData's Marketing Attribution Solution to Accelerate Time to Revenue and Optimize Marketing ROI LeanData, a leader in Lead-to-Account Matching, Routing and Marketing Attribution, announced a significant product milestone in the company’s history. Today, more than 70 high-growth brands have implemented LeanData’s Marketing Attribution to accelerate time to revenue and optimize ROI growth. Read More: The New Marketing: Don’t Be Afraid to Catch Feels LeanData has also unveiled a suite of…

Opensense Expands Beyond Email Signature Marketing, Extends Founding Team, and Adds Corporate Email Expertise

Email Security and Marketing Pioneers Bring Powerful All-in-One Email Signature Marketing and Management Platform to Enterprises Opensense, an all-in-one email signature marketing and managementplatform, debuted this week at the Marketo Marketing Nation Summit. Opensense transforms company email into an interactive digital media platform that brings transparency and opportunity to every outbound email. Business communication has shifted to become more human, transparent, and one-to-one. The way…

Marketo Acquires Bizible for Refined Marketing Attributions and Accurate ROIs

Bizible's Acquisition by Marketo Enables Marketers to Make Smarter Investments and Achieve Better Marketing ROIs The space of engagement platforms and B2B marketing performance management will not be the same again. MarTech RADAR 150 company, Marketo has announced its biggest acquisition in history. The engagement platform provider has bought Bizible, a company that offers software for managing marketing performance. Read More: MarTech RADAR 2018: Top 150 B2B Technology Companies You Should Follow With the…

GDPR Compliance Isn’t the End of the World for Your B2B Marketing

Probably no IT-related deadline since Y2K has loomed as large as the impending implementation of the GDPR, the relatively benign-sounding acronym for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. Some, but likely not many, marketers have had their countdown clocks set to May 25, 2018 for a few years now (indeed some estimates say as few as 15% of all marketing organizations are adequately prepared). Everyone needs to understand it and adapt accordingly and ignorance of the law excuses no one. A very quick…

Openprise Study Shows a Lack of Confidence in Marketing Data Management Processes

The Report Reveals That Marketing Operations Professionals Feel Only Moderately Proficient In Most Marketing Data Management Processes Openprise, the leader in data orchestration for marketing and sales, issued its 2018 Marketing Operations Benchmarketing Report. Openprise published the report after conducting a survey of 201 US-based marketing operations professionals. On a scale of 1 to 5, with five being best in class, the survey participants were asked to rate their companies on ten data management capabilities,…

Nudge.ai Launches Zero Setup Account-Based Sales Solution

Nudge.ai Launched an Account-Based Sales Solution That Uses Artificial Intelligence to Identify Target Accounts, Existing Relationships, and Key Actions to Drive Sales Nudge.ai, the leading relationship intelligence platform, has launched an account-based sales solution that can start without any configuration. While most account-based platforms take time to setup, Nudge.ai uses artificial intelligence to immediately identify target accounts, the relationships that already exist, and important actions to drive a sale.…

Knowing Your Viral Potential Is Key to Marketing Success, Reveals Piehole.tv

Videos More Marketable Than Static Images Suggests Piehole.tv It's been over 90 years since Fred Barnard of Printers Ink said, "A picture is worth a thousand words". Barnard would probably be blown away by the power of video and its ability to deliver a message. Several research projects report that video has a 135% greater reach than a static image. And, according to Unruly, videos increase purchase intent by 97% and brand association by 139%. Priscilla Kennedy, founder of Piehole.tv, a video production company,…