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Bridging the Gap Between Marketing and Sales by Successfully Leveraging Content

You can have all the content planned in your calendar. You can have your best Salespeople working with the most profitable prospects. However, none of those strategies will work if your Marketing and Sales teams are out of alignment, working in silos. According to a study, only 10% of Marketing and Salespeople all over the world believe that there is perfect alignment between the two teams. Also, 25% of the respondents believe that this lack of alignment leads to lost opportunities for closing deals. Sales and Marketing…

Where’s My Data? Approaching Marketing Automation in the Era of GDPR

The adoption of Marketing Automation technologies continues to be one of the fastest-growing Marketing trends today. In fact, according to a 2018 Forrester report, global Marketing Automation spend will reach $25.1 billion by 2023 – nearly double the amount spent in 2017. With this Marketing Automation technology, growth comes an increased need for a steady flow of customer data. Without this data, Marketing organizations struggle to deliver on initiatives related to e-commerce, lead generation/nurturing, accumulating…

TechBytes with Mimi Rosenheim, Sr. Director of Digital Marketing at Demandbase

Could you tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at your company? I’m the Senior Director of Digital Marketing and Brand at Demandbase. Not only am I responsible for driving the top-of-funnel Marketing, but I’m also an Account-Based Marketing (ABM) evangelist. As a marketer at a company that offers the leading ABM platform, I am always pushing myself to innovate using our own technology to drive the business and help our customers do the same. How do you see ABM evolving with the maturity of Customer…

How to Leverage AI and Hyper-Personalization to Transform Mass Marketing to Precision Marketing

While over 80% of marketers have used AI in some way, only 15% are using it effectively. Personalization, powered by AI, is critical to B2B Marketing - it enables deeper engagement, stronger relationships, and better ROI. AI in a vacuum, however, is not effective - it must be aligned to a Business problem or Marketing challenge. There are two keys to activating AI. First, make data actionable - by creating hyper-personalized experiences across the entire customer journey of Marketing and Sales touchpoints. Second,…

MarTech Interview with Evyenia Wilkins, VP Marketing at Traackr

"Sophisticated technology will continue to be an important part of managing a business." Could you tell us about your role and journey into Technology? What inspired you to start at Traackr? Funnily enough, over a decade ago, when I was pursuing my Masters, I chose to study Authenticity in Marketing. I was fascinated by how businesses were being forced to evolve in response to consumer pressure and how Marketing could no longer sell false pretenses unchecked. I was drawn to Traackr because we are building a technology…

New Software AG and Adobe Offering to Deliver Improved Customer Experience, Bolstering Sales and Marketing Campaigns

webMethods.io, from Software AG, Delivers to Businesses that use SAP Service Cloud solution and SAP Sales Cloud solution a Previously Unavailable Integration with Marketo Engage, Part of Adobe Marketing Cloud Software AG launched a certified connector for Adobe’s Marketo Engage platform. This connector integrates a user’s SAP Service Cloud solution or SAP Sales Cloud solution implementation with Marketo Engage, establishing a direct connection between customer data and Adobe’s customer experience management (CXM) tools.…

AI + Intent Data: The Key to Ending Inefficient Marketing Tactics

There’s no greater transformative force in the world’s businesses than technology’s ability to connect people, increase competitiveness, and ultimately help organizations grow. But as the Business Technology market nears $4 trillion in annual spend, two significant challenges have emerged for both the businesses who buy technology and the vendors who sell it. First, technology buyers are operating in a landscape that’s constantly shifting as new technologies are introduced and new challenges emerge, such as ever-evolving…

Silicon Labs Appoints Megan Lueders as Chief Marketing Officer

New Marketing Executive to Help Drive Company's Growth  Silicon Labs , a leading provider of silicon, software and solutions for a smarter, more connected world, announced Megan Lueders has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer. With more than 20 years of high-tech executive experience, Lueders will lead the company's global marketing team responsible for reputation management, sales pipeline acceleration and customer experience. "I'm thrilled Megan has joined the leadership team to help scale our revenue…

ActiveCampaign Hires Prominent Marketing and Sales Technology Executives to Continue Ongoing Momentum in Customer Experience Automation

ActiveCampaign, the leading Customer Experience Automation company, today announces two executive hires with a recent history of leading SaaS software growth to the deep technology experience already present on the ActiveCampaign team. Maria Pergolino, former Chief Marketing Officer for Anaplan, joins ActiveCampaign as its first CMO. Senior HubSpot leader, Chris Englund, joins as the company’s Vice President of International Operations. This follows recent announcements highlighting global expansion, strategic partnerships,…

Metadata.io Integrates with Oracle Eloqua for Automatic Marketing Operations

Metadata.io's leading AI-powered marketing operations platform helps marketers drive bottom-of-the-funnel results with integration to Oracle Eloqua Metadata.io, the AI-powered marketing operations platform and a Silver level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), announced that it now integrates with Oracle Eloqua, part of the Oracle Marketing Cloud, for automatic marketing operations. Metadata leverages patented AI technology to automatically target, experiment, execute, attribute and optimize digital ad campaigns. With…

Engagio Announces Orchestrate, the First B2B Engagement Marketing Solution to Enable Multi-Channel Plays Across People and Accounts

Solution expands on ABM Automation to redefine how Marketing and Sales work as a team across account journeys to win new business and drive customer growth Engagio, the leader in B2B marketing engagement software, has launched Engagio Orchestrate, a new solution that enables revenue teams to design and automate high-impact plays across channels such as advertising, sales engagement, marketing automation, direct mail, and CRM. Part of the Engagio B2B Marketing Engagement Platform, it is the first and only account-based…

Accessibility Is the Missing Link in Your Digital Marketing Strategy

If your Marketing department is not including accessibility in your Digital Marketing strategy, start now. Digital accessibility may be the single most effective way to reach more customers, create a more engaging customer experience, and inspire deeper brand loyalty. We are in the midst of the first mainstream web accessibility movement. Between 2014 and 2019, the number of website accessibility lawsuits has jumped from 4,436 to a projected 11,184. The surge of lawsuits have asserted that the Americans With Disabilities…

MarTech Interview with Erik Archer Smith, Marketing Director of Data at Treasure Data

"Marketers will have to get creative to create interesting experiences that customers are willing to engage with in exchange for personal data." Tell us how technology became your career. What inspired you to join Treasure Data*? I like to joke that I’m either “the oldest millennial” or “the youngest Gen X” because I was born in 1980, but got my first computer when I was 6 and grew up as a “digital native” back when we were just called “nerds.” From there I’ve always been an “early adopter” of technology and paid my way…

Taking the Sales Approach to Marketing – Part 1

Recently, Women In Revenue, an amazing organization empowering current and future female leaders in Sales and Marketing roles, asked me to do a “thought leadership” presentation in front of, and alongside, inspirational women who have written books, been keynote speakers and have thousands of followers on Twitter. Needless to say, I was a tad nervous. All I have are my experiences—my failures, successes, and lessons learned along the way—but, does that really qualify me as a thought leader? Using those experiences to…

AdRoll Group Rebrands as NextRoll, Launches Marketing Platform Services

Releasing the APIs powering the RollWorks and AdRoll business units, NextRoll continues evolution beyond retargeting roots AdRoll Group announced it has rebranded as NextRoll, Inc., a marketing and data technology company. Additionally, NextRoll is introducing external APIs to open its infrastructure, technology and data to a wide array of new companies. NextRoll is now comprised of three business units: RollWorks, an account-based platform for B2B marketing and sales teams; AdRoll, a growth marketing platform for…

Marketing Automation Becomes Necessary to Achieve an Omni-channel Experience and Increase ROI from Data

Marketing Automation Solutions Market to Reach $6.36 Billion by 2025, Finds Frost & Sullivan Marketers are adopting marketing automation solutions (MAS) to make sense of unlimited amounts of customer data, turning it into actionable, intelligent leads for sales enablement. Small- and medium-sized businesses are expected to contribute more significantly to growth than large enterprises as the MAS market moves toward $6.36 billion by 2025. High-tech and software and business services are the top verticals adopting…

MarTech Interview with Aaron Goldman, Chief Marketing Officer at 4C

"The thing that drives us is helping marketers market the way consumers consume — seamlessly across the channels, formats, and moments that matter most."   Tell us about your journey to Marketing Technology. What inspired you to join 4C? Well, I just opened the MarTech phone book and 4C was at the top before the A’s! Just kidding of course, though it’s awesome being first in every list. Fun fact: 4C is named after an airplane seat. Our CEO got an upgrade, which eventually led to him meeting our Chairman and…

Daily MarTech Roundup: The 5 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 Windfall Data Inc, Indium Software, IBM, RollWorks, and Weatherford International plc. Windfall Raises $9 Million to Build the World’s Most Complete and Accurate Source of Consumer Financial Data Windfall Data Inc (“Windfall”), a company that determines the net worth of global households, announced that it raised $9 million in venture funding. The round was led by Bullpen Capital with…

RollWorks Launches Account Scoring Powered by Machine Learning to Help Account-Based Teams Prioritize the Accounts that Matter Most

New capabilities in the RollWorks Identification Solution provide recommendations and enable precise prioritization of target account lists RollWorks, a division of AdRoll Group, announced a new account scoring feature to help account-based sales and marketing teams score and prioritize target account lists. The new functionality in RollWorks’ Account-Based Platform uses a predictive machine learning model that ranks accounts within a target list based on firmographic and technographic fit characteristics. “RollWorks…

MarTech Interview with Drew Chapin, Vice President of Marketing at Hyland

"Data democratization is the key to an enterprise’s ability to compete on data." How exciting is the current Information Management ecosystem today? Very exciting. The industry is able to move beyond the data you own and bringing in intent data and other demand signals to help predict where demand is occurring. Tell us about your role and journey into Technology. What inspired you to start at Hyland? I’ve been in technology since college and served as an Army Signal Officer. I transitioned to Civilian roles at big…