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3 Considerations for Marketers as AI Becomes a Reality

With the recent spin-out and rebrand of IBM’s Watson Marketing platform to Acoustic, many marketers are reflecting on their current and future approaches to Artificial Intelligence. Acoustic’s messaging will likely resonate with marketers as many have been burned by a growing tech stack and are looking to regain focus. As marketers explore what AI can do to help them increase revenue, the research we’ve conducted at TOPO highlights three key considerations to have top of mind. Centralized data is now a necessity All…

Tackling Customer Churn: How to Be More Effective at Targeting Customers Who May Be Thinking of Leaving You

For businesses focused on retention within the customer lifecycle, a key question is how to tell when your customers are thinking of leaving? While this question can be applied across a range of industry verticals, it is very apparent in the competitive fuel industry, where a customer may hold multiple fuel cards from different providers. Ensuring a card is consistently used by remaining ‘front of wallet’ is, therefore, a key priority. Sometimes there are obvious signs that a customer is about to leave, such as declining…

Outreach Secures $65 Million In Series D Funding To Increase Revenue Team Productivity And Return

More Than 2,400 Companies Use Outreach's Machine Learning Technology to Generate High-Quality Leads, Close Deals and Retain Customers Outreach, the leading Customer Engagement Platform, has secured $65 million in Series D financing, more than doubling the company's valuation over its Series C round. The round was led by Spark Capital and includes investment from Sapphire Ventures as well as from existing investors DFJ Growth, Four Rivers Group, Mayfield, MHS Capital, Microsoft Ventures and Trinity Ventures, bringing…

BookingBug Recognized Among Europe’s Fastest Growing Tech Companies

The FT 1000 Recognized Innovative Companies, including BookingBug, with Strong Revenue Growth After scooping a significant capital this month, BookingBug, a leading appointment and scheduling platform, has announced another milestone in its journey. BookingBug has been recognized by the Financial Times and Statista as one of Europe’s fastest growing companies. Read Also: Content Update: Top MarTech Blogs for Every Marketer’s Platter With innovative and fast-growing companies as the driving force for Europe’s economy…

TechBytes with Maribeth Ross, SVP Marketing, Monetate

Maribeth Ross SVP Marketing, Monetate The digital age has revealed to marketers how no two customers are alike in their interaction with a brand. The art of pleasing a customer is more complex than it ever was, and a good way to start is to leverage technology that measures what works, and what doesn't across the buyers' journeys. It's imperative today for marketers to have a clear understanding of Personalization- Segmentation- Optimization, and Automation at various stages of the Customer Lifecycle. To tell us more…

Data Attribution: A Key to Successful ABM Execution

Account-Based Marketing (ABM) in simple terms is pursuing a few chosen logos in your customer base and finding ways to make it happen. If you look closely, sales teams have always had an account-based mindset, they chased specific accounts. And the modern-day marketing with the advent of AI has made it completely data-driven. However, if one doesn’t get data attribution right, then your approach to ABM becomes random despite relying on data. In the context of ABM, data attribution refers to identifying the right set of…