Comscore Signs Multi-Year Agreement with Nextdoor for Digital Audience Measurement

Comscore | September 04, 2020

Comscore a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media, today announced an agreement to provide Nextdoor, the neighborhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services, with Comscore's industry-leading digital audience measurement. The multi-year agreement includes access to Comscore's Media Metrix® Multi-Platform, and Plan Metrix® Multi-Platform, which combines consumers' desktop and mobile behavior with advanced audience information to drive relevant advertising opportunities.
"Nextdoor has an inspiring mission to connect neighbors and help build thriving communities, and those themes feel particularly relevant as we collectively navigate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic," said Carol Hinnant, Chief Revenue Officer, Comscore. "We are excited to help the Nextdoor team achieve their goals with granular and actionable audience insights."

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Contentgine Announces the Release of "Target Lists, Categories, and Case Study Titles: 3 Surprising Results from a Contentgine Data Science Analysis"

Contentgine | January 24, 2022

Contentgine® (www.contentgine.com), the world leader in content-based marketing, announced today that it has released an analysis of the target account lists (TAL's) utilized by a sample set of customers, and that analysis has yielded three surprising results. Specifically, the company's chief data scientist, Ben Luck, ran a series of trials utilizing Contentgine's TAL's to supplement the TAL's supplied by three customers: a cloud communications company, a financial ERP company, and a digital signature company. Luck said he was not surprised by the first result, that the Contentgine TAL's improved the clients' TAL's by creating a ten to twenty times' larger engagement. What surprised him was that the Contentgine dataset also showed that clients were missing market segments where they didn't think they could compete, and that the way they titled their case studies and email messages had a direct effect on whether a prospect would engage. "We have perhaps the world's largest dataset of content interactions as a result of our Perpetual Engine," Luck said. "We have perhaps the world's largest dataset of content interactions as a result of our Perpetual Engine," Luck said. "We email content from our huge B2B content library to 50 million targets a month, and that produces over 1 billion intent signals per quarter. That data can be used to improve a customer's target account list." "What did surprise me was that our data showed one aspect our clients were missing: market segments where they did not think they could compete. One, for example, focused on small business but we showed them that large enterprises would engage with them as well." "The last result was the most surprising. In short, how you title your case study or email offer can directly affect whether a prospect engages. There's more to it that the report shows, but in short, the more specific you are in the title of the case study, the less likely you are to get prospects to read it. We were very surprised by that, and it now makes the naming and wording of case study offers in content marketing a new art and science. I am very happy to have made these revelations, as they directly improve our content marketing performance for our clients." Luck said his analysis is ongoing, and he expects to uncover more improvements for Contentgine clients in the near future. The analysis can be read at the Contentgine.com website, under the 'Articles' tab. ABOUT CONTENTGINE Contentgine® has claimed a leadership position in the content syndication and intent marketing categories, basing its business upon the following value proposition: "Contentgine helps all professionals in all industries find the right solutions for their businesses." The company is witnessing explosive growth by utilizing a unique way of offering business solution information to business professionals via its Contentree B2B content library – the world's largest such library - and utilizing its unique Perpetual Engine methodology. Together they produce both the industry's most precise first-person intent data and the industry's only content performance analytics platform.

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Demandbase Accelerates Growth Around the Globe

Demandbase | February 18, 2022

Demandbase, the Smarter GTM™ company for B2B brands, today reports record international growth. With locations in the U.S., United Kingdom, and India, the company is expanding its hiring to support substantial growth in customer acquisition and revenue outside the U.S. Regions that are seeing especially heightened growth include the UK, Nordics, Germany, India, and Japan, with many others in hot pursuit. In the last 12 months, Demandbase's UK office brought in more than 35 new mid-market and enterprise customers and has plans to make imminent strategic hires across sales, account management, and customer success. "We already have an established presence in the UK and are growing fast and furious in new regions all the time," says Paul Gibson, vice president, international at Demandbase. "We already have an established presence in the UK and are growing fast and furious in new regions all the time," says Paul Gibson, vice president, international at Demandbase. "Our growth is driven by the fact that B2B sales and marketing teams are realizing they need a clear way to remove the guesswork from their go-to-market strategies. Demandbase provides that in spades, helping organizations prioritize accounts that are primed for sales and avoid wasting budget on those that aren't. Our market-leading technology just keeps getting better, giving our customers the top go-to-market suite available to power their success." Despite other providers attempting to offer similar functionality, Demandbase continues proving to be head and shoulders above the rest. In early January, Demandbase was named a Leader in the inaugural 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant for Account-Based Marketing Platforms. Demandbase is the only vendor to receive the highest scores for all three Use Cases in the 2022 Gartner® Critical Capabilities for Account-Based Marketing Platforms. About Demandbase Demandbase is Smarter GTMTM for B2B brands. We help marketing and sales teams spot the juiciest opportunities earlier and progress them faster by injecting Account Intelligence into every step of the buyer journey and orchestrating every action. For more information about Demandbase, visit www.demandbase.com.

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6sense Earns 2022 Top Rated Awards from TrustRadius

6sense | May 13, 2022

6sense, the leading platform for B2B organizations generating predictable revenue, announced that TrustRadius has recognized it as a 2022 Top Rated Awards recipient. 6sense has won in three categories that include Account-Based Marketing, Sales Intelligence, and Intent Data. With a trScore of 8.5 out of 10 and 46 verified customer reviews, 6sense is recognized by the TrustRadius community as a valuable player in the Account-Based Marketing, Sales Intelligence, and Intent Data software categories. "This recognition from TrustRadius and our customers is meaningful because it reflects our commitment to innovate and execute against our vision to transform how revenue teams work, Customers can expect our team to continue to double down on our investments in people and technology to help them leverage the power of AI across the entire buyers' journey to provide a differentiated experience and produce the kind of pipeline that converts to revenue. Revenue teams aligned around insight-driven decisions not only better prioritize time and resources, but they also realize phenomenal outcomes." -Viral Bajaria, 6sense CTO and Co-founder. Since 2016, the TrustRadius Top Rated Awards have become the B2B's industry standard for unbiased recognition of technology products. Based entirely on customer feedback, they have never been influenced by opinion or status as a TrustRadius customer. About 6sense 6sense reinvents the way organizations create, manage, and convert pipeline to revenue. 6sense Revenue AI captures anonymous buying signals, targets the right accounts at the ideal time, and recommends the channels and messages to boost revenue performance. Removing guesswork, friction, and wasted sales effort, 6sense empowers sales, marketing, and customer success teams to significantly improve pipeline quality, accelerate sales velocity, increase conversion rates, and grow revenue predictably. 6sense has been recognized for its market-defining technology by Forbes Cloud 100, Gartner, and Forrester, and for its strong culture by Glassdoor, Inc. Magazine, and Comparably. For more information, visit 6sense or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter. About TrustRadius TrustRadius is the most trusted research and review platform for business leaders to find and select the right software for their needs. Decision-makers across industries rely on verified, peer-based guidance and research from TrustRadius. Vendors engage and convert high-intent buyers by telling their unique stories through rich reviews. Over 12 million visitors a year create and engage with high-quality review content and data on Trustradius.com. Headquartered in Austin, TX, TrustRadius was founded by successful entrepreneurs and is backed by Mayfield Fund, LiveOak Venture Partners, and Next Coast Ventures.

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IDG Communications Acquires Selling Simplified to Become One of the Largest Providers of B2B Tech Leads Globally

IDG Communications, Selling Simplified | February 11, 2022

IDG Communications, Inc. (IDG) today announced that it has acquired Selling Simplified, a versatile Marketing-as-a-Service (MaaS) platform that provides lead generation products, data services and analytics. In the last few years, IDG has evolved its network of editorial brands to include an integrated marketing and lead generation technology platform. The acquisition of Selling Simplified allows IDG to add contact and account level AI powered lead generation capabilities to its expanding suite of intent-based marketing technologies. Selling Simplified offers two distinct opportunities for product growth within IDG: The first is a global dataset of more than 160 million B2B records specific to tech industry purchase intent which can be added to IDG's existing proprietary audience, creating a large addressable database of in-market tech decision-makers and influencers. The second is a marketing technology platform that identifies and scores intent signals based on campaign engagement leveraging machine learning. The company's Demandcentr system continuously monitors behavioral context and builds an understanding of purchase intent behind each contact and account in the database. The combined data and marketing technology identifies the most valuable contacts for sales outreach or continued lead nurture. "Segmenting an audience by job title and role in the purchase decision is no longer sufficient at generating sales leads. Marketing campaigns simply perform better when you can also apply knowledge of the prospect's current stage in the path-to-purchase and actively engage them," said Kumaran Ramanathan, President of IDG Communications, Inc. "Selling Simplified has been able to provide just that and shares our commitment to building deep relationships across international markets." "We were very cautious about selecting a partner that shared our culture and vision," added Michael Whife, CEO of Selling Simplified. "We were very cautious about selecting a partner that shared our culture and vision," added Michael Whife, CEO of Selling Simplified. "IDG was a natural partner for our next stage of development on many fronts. We believe the union of the two companies makes us the largest provider of B2B tech leads globally and offers a dynamic approach to driving success for our clients." Selling Simplified is the latest in a series of acquisitions IDG has made over the last 18 months that demonstrates the company's commitment to building best-in-class, proprietary technology market data and marketing solutions. The IDG Communications MarTech stack – built by and for marketers – includes an ABM platform, Triblio; a marketing data and intelligence solution, KickFire; and a B2B sales and marketing data intent platform, LeadSift. These are already integrated into IDG's dataset and iconic tech editorial-branded sites. This end-to-end proprietary platform and media ecosystem delivers the industry's highest quality leads at over 99.9% acceptance rate. Existing Selling Simplified customers include leading B2B brands and agencies, including Juniper Networks, Mediacom, Marketo, and Just Global. Selling Simplified operates globally, with 285 employees across 4 continents. For more information, please visit www.idg.com About IDG Communications, Inc. IDG Communications' vision is to make the world a better place by enabling the right use of technology, because we believe that the right use of technology can be a powerful force for good. IDG is a dependable editorial voice, creating quality content to generate knowledge, engagement and deep relationships with our community of the most influential technology and security decision-makers. Our premium media brands including CIO®, Computerworld®, CSO®, InfoWorld®, Macworld®, Network World®, PCWorld® and Tech Hive® engage a quality audience with essential guidance on the evolving technology landscape. Our trusted brands, global 1st party data intelligence and MarTech platforms (KickFire, LeadSift and Triblio) identify and activate purchasing intent, powering our clients' success. We simplify complex campaigns that fulfill marketers' global ambitions seamlessly with consistency that delivers quality results. About Selling Simplified Selling Simplified Group, Inc. (SSG), aims to empower companies in their marketing and sales efforts through unprecedented customer insights and a real-time pulse on intent, via a comprehensive suite of data enrichment, marketing, and analytics tools—with a core mission of helping people make more meaningful B2B connections. All hosted under its demandcentr platform, their exclusive marketing technology stack provides innovative, intelligent, and compliant solutions to identifying, analyzing, and capturing B2B demand backed by enriched, intent-based data. Founded in 2012, SSG is headquartered in Denver, CO and services clients globally via ten fully-staffed regional offices in APAC, EMEA, and North America.

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