Are you able to prove which campaigns and keywords influence each sale? A new study from BtoB and Eloqua shows that 24% of B2B marketers view influence on sales as the most important success metric (second only to measuring overall marketing ROI). This clearly demonstrates that more marketers are directly focused on how their efforts […]
A new report from Gartner shows that 28% of marketers have reduced their investment in traditional advertising to spend more on digital marketing, which are expected to increase 9% this year. The Marketing Spending Report for 2013, which surveyed more than 250 marketers from U.S.-based enterprise companies with more than $500 million in yearly revenue, across six […]
The premiere episode of the HBO hit series Girls deftly defined the hierarchy of modern communications. While giving relationship advice, Marnie, played by Allison Williams, describes this communications hierarchy in the form of a totem: The lowest would be Facebook, followed by Gchat, then texting, then email, then phone. Face to face is of course […]
Conferences, summits, trade-shows and other in-person events present your marketing team with a stack of opportunities. Events deliver the chance to interact with valuable prospects face-to-face, gain name recognition for your brand, and size up the competition. However, following each event, marketers are often challenged to determine whether their in-person efforts delivered results.  By adopting […]
As a marketer who previously worked as an inside sales rep, I have some personal insight into why friction can develop between these two departments. I only needed to type “why Sales h-” into Google and the first autofill suggestion was “why sales hates marketing.” The web is brimming with literature on the subject. But […]
For most B2B companies and some B2Cs, the complex lead nurturing campaigns and remarketing ad technology at our fingertips are all part of a marathon designed to eventually enable a conversation between our sales reps and the right decision maker. Given this, shouldn’t call tracking metrics be as essential, if not even more essential, than […]
A new survey has revealed that more than half of businesses are choosing telecom providers based on the availability of application programming interfaces (APIs). Telephony APIs are typically used to add features to existing applications such as call conferencing, call recording and SMS. As APIs move toward becoming the preferred way for businesses to access wholesale […]
Much of last week’s TwilioCon conference focused on the virtues of prioritizing customer experience. Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson told the audience of developers, “You’re focused on the user instead of the scaffolding,” before interviewing Box CEO & co-founder Aaron Levie, who declared that simplicity was the key to his company’s success. Like Gmail before it, Box […]
RingDNA has proven victorious at StartupCamp6! Thanks to an inspired pitch by our Founder and CEO, Howard Brown, we were voted first place. Howard pitched our vision for the future of voice communications, highlighting features currently available on our app, RingDNA Free for Salesforce, while outlining upcoming features on our product roadmap. The “ready, set, pitch” […]
On the heels of our fantastic week at Dreamforce, RingDNA has been selected as one of just four companies to present its vision for the future of B2B telecom at StartupCamp6 this week. StartupCamp draws a huge crowd consisting of potential investors, journalists and decision-makers in the telecom industry, and is slated to be a highlight of […]
Thanks to everyone who sported their RingDNA Retro Receivers at the Dreamforce conference today, and especially those of you who posted pics on Twitter. We enjoyed talking to many of you up in the terrific Twilio Booth in Moscone West, as well as in the jaw-droppingly cool Appirio Club. We’ll be there all week, so […]