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Yext Appoints Hillary Smith to Board of Directors

The former five-time general counsel for Square and other technology companies, Hillary Smith brings veteran leadership and a range of valuable experiences to Yext's Board Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, announced that it has appointed Hillary Smith, Operating Partner at Craft Ventures, to its Board of Directors, effective October 21, 2020. "Hillary Smith's background is extremely impressive, and her experience as a tech executive will add a valuable perspective to our board," said Michael Walrath,…

Yext Launches “Hitchhikers” Program to Spur The Next Generation of Platform Builders

The new community-driven program gives participants access to comprehensive training and the company's first self-service version of its revolutionary site search product, Yext Answers Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, announced the general availability of "Hitchhikers," a comprehensive training program and community for professionals, including Yext clients and partners, looking to grow their business through custom website enhancements and search-powered solutions. Once trained, Hitchhikers —…

Yext Names Jon Buss as Managing Director, EMEA

Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, announced the appointment of Jon Buss to Managing Director of Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). Buss was previously Managing Director of Northern Europe after joining Yext in 2016 and establishing the company's London office. Buss has over 25 years of experience, having served as MD for the UK and Northern Europe at Criteo, MD of Digital for Experian Marketing Services, and in sales leadership roles at Regus, Dun & Bradstreet, and Biomni. He takes over…

Algolia Adds 1,000 New Customers in First Half of 2020, Rising to Search & Discovery Needs Amidst Unprecedented Digital Adoption

Search-as-a-Service Leader Highlights Corporate Momentum on Top of Recognition From Forbes’ Next Billion Dollar Startups and Inc. 5000 Algolia, the leading Search and Discovery solution, closed the first half of 2020 with strong growth and momentum, driven by an increase in customers, product innovation, key executive hires, industry accolades, and a surge in use of its Search-as-a-Service platform—exceeding daily Black Friday levels of traffic by up to 28%. In 2020, there has been a massive and unprecedented…

Yext Releases “Milky Way” Search Algorithm Update, Leveraging BERT

The milestone upgrade introduces powerful features that improve businesses' ability to answer customer questions with Yext Answers Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, announced "Milky Way," the latest upgrade to the natural language processing (NLP) algorithm that powers Yext Answers, Yext's revolutionary site search product. Marketing Technology News: Talkdesk Named a Leader by Independent Research Firm for Cloud-Contact-as-a-Service Providers Headlining this milestone update is the adoption of…

Yext Answers Goes Global with Language Expansion

Originally launched in English, Yext's revolutionary site search product can now be used to deliver official answers in French, German, Italian and Spanish Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, announced the expansion of Yext Answers, the company's revolutionary site search product, into four new languages. Businesses and organizations will now be able to deliver official answers on their websites in French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Just as it does in English, Yext Answers applies advanced…

Yext Summer ’20 Product Release Now Available for Early Access

Businesses now have more options to customize their search results in Yext's innovative site search product, Answers, create custom landing pages for job postings, and manage reviews Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, today announced the availability of its Summer '20 Product Release for early access. The release introduces several enhancements to the Yext platform, highlighted by a number of new features designed to provide businesses more flexibility to customize their search results in a rapidly changing…

Three Dials Up Customer Experience with Yext Answers

Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, and Three, one of the UK's leading mobile networks, announced significant improvements to Three's online customer experience since integrating Answers, Yext's revolutionary site search product. Three, one of the first UK brands to enhance its website experience with Yext Answers, set out to make it easier for customers to find answers to their questions via the website for improved customer service accessibility. In the first two weeks of implementing Yext Answers,…

Three Dials up Customer Experience With Yext Answers

Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, and Three, one of the UK’s leading mobile networks, announced significant improvements to Three’s online customer experience since integrating Answers, Yext’s revolutionary site search product. Three, one of the first UK brands to enhance its website experience with Yext Answers, set out to make it easier for customers to find answers to their questions via the website for improved customer service accessibility. In the first two weeks of implementing Yext Answers, Three saw…

World Health Organization and Yext Collaborate to Answer COVID-19 Questions Online

The WHO's COVID-19 webpage will feature a search bar powered by Yext Answers, where site visitors can access official information about COVID-19 Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, announced its collaboration with the World Health Organization to integrate Yext's site search product, Yext Answers, into the WHO's COVID-19 webpage. The WHO collaborates with international governments and organizations, including the United Nations, foundations, research institutions, private sector companies,…

GroundTruth and Yext Integration Offers Marketers Ability to Create Location-Based Mobile Advertising Campaigns

Proprietary mapping technology utilizes location targeting to drive customers to specific businesses GroundTruth, the leading location technology company, announced a new partnership and integration with Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, to create customized location-based mobile advertising campaigns for marketers who utilize the Yext platform. With this integration, customers can manage their listings within the Yext platform and utilize GroundTruth's proprietary Blueprints™ mapping technology to identify…

Check Point Software Technologies Chooses CodeFuel to Offer Consumers Enhanced Safe Search Experience in Their ZoneAlarm Enterprise-Grade…

New ‘Web Secure Search’ offering becomes part of ZoneAlarm’s Internet security product line, which has nearly 100 million downloads to date Perion Network Ltd. a global technology company that delivers its Synchronized Digital Branding solution across the three main pillars of digital advertising - ad search, social media and display / video advertising – announced today a new collaboration between CodeFuel, its publisher solutions division, and ZoneAlarm, the consumer brand of Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd., a…

Yext Hires John Watton to Lead EMEA Marketing

Former Adobe and Microsoft exec to take on EMEA VP of Marketing role with focus on building awareness of Yext as the Answers Company and driving growth across the region  Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, has announced the hiring of John Watton to its EMEA leadership team. In his new position as EMEA VP of Marketing, Watton will focus on building awareness of Yext as the Answers Company, whilst strengthening relationships and partnerships with clients and enabling the business’ agencies to deliver brilliant…

MarTech Interview with Wendi Sturgis, CEO at Yext Europe

"Customers expect accurate answers instantaneously, and those brands that deliver this stand to make huge gains against less search-savvy competitors." Tell us about your role/team you handle at Yext. What inspired you to join the company? After years at Yahoo after the Right Media acquisition, I was ready to go back to an earlier stage startup. The founder and Chairman of Right Media, Mike Walrath, told me about Howard and Brian, the founders of Yext, and he encouraged me to take a meeting with them. While the company…

Yext and Olo Integration Serves Up Verified Menus to Boost Restaurant Discoverability in Search

Restaurants can now publish their menu data from Olo across Yext's extensive network of publishers with a single click Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, and Olo, the leading digital food ordering platform for the restaurant industry, announced an integration allowing restaurants to sync verified menu content into the Yext platform and distribute it across more than 150 digital services, including Google, Facebook, Yelp, and TripAdvisor. Marketing Technology News: Adobe Equips Businesses with Free Online…

Yext Spring ’20 Product Release Now Available for General Access

Businesses now have more flexibility in structuring their brand data, delivering optimal site search results, identifying conversion sources, and more Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, announced the general availability of its Spring '20 Product Release. The release introduces a centralized location to track suggestions for updates to brand information, functionality to tie conversions back to their original sources, customizable leaderboards to analyze business performance by a variety of metrics, and…

Yext Declares War on Wrong Answers with New Integrated Marketing Campaign

With the recent surge in consumers seeking critical information, the new campaign encourages businesses and organizations to take Yext's No Wrong Answers Challenge to discover how well their websites are answering consumer questions Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, announced its No Wrong Answers integrated marketing campaign to help more organizations across industries supercharge their websites with Yext Answers and provide consumers with official answers to their questions. The advertising campaign,…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from TTEC Holdings, Talend, Zinier, Vonage, Fusionex, and Yext. TTEC Named a Top 25 Employer Partner for Remote Work in 2020 by Virtual Vocations TTEC Holdings, Inc., a leading digital global customer experience technology and services company focused on the design, implementation and delivery of transformative solutions for many of the world’s most iconic and disruptive brands, announced…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Comscore, XCentium, DoubleVerify, NYNJA, DataQ, Yext. Comscore Announces Launch of “QuickScore” for Local Television Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms, announced the launch of Comscore QuickScore, a television ratings report that provides viewership insights to local media within 48 hours of broadcast for faster, more efficient…

Yext Recognized as One of the Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies by the Financial Times

The list honors the companies that have contributed most significantly to economic growth in North and South America Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, announced its selection to the inaugural list of The Americas' Fastest Growing Companies 2020 by the Financial Times. Yext was one of 500 companies selected from millions in North and South America for impressive revenue growth between 2015 and 2018. Marketing Technology News: Recapd Enables Captions for Zoom and Webex Meetings as People Work from Home…