A recently released product created by the people the created VisiblelGains, Postwire allows users to collect and share videos, documents, images and links in an easy, secure, trackable and visually engaging way. Essentially Postwire does for client communications what Pinterest does for visual presentation, with applications in sales, customer follow-up and education.
U.S. Internet users watched 39 billion online content videos in September and 37.7 billion video views in August, though the total number of unique viewers dipped to around 181.5 million from 188 million in the previous month.
It you haven't heard by now that the social enterprise space is on fire, then you may be living on a different planet. Remember Microsoft’s acquisition of Yammer for $1 billion and Salesforce’s acquisition of Rypple. With solutions like these flooding the market, results are coming back about their ROI and usage, and most users have stated that in most cases these enterprise social networks don't really work that well.
BloomReach, creators of big data marketing applications, today announced $25 million in a Series C, bringing BloomReach's total funding to $41 million. This round was led by SaaS/Enterprise firm, NEA. With this new influx of capital BloomReach plans to invest in building out their sales and marketing team, along with further expansion of R&D.
It's been almost a month since Dreamforce took over the city here in San Francisco, but the impressions, experiences, and more importantly the relationships developed at the event will carry on for years to come. In some cases, we've developed new business partnerships and friendships which can be attributed to revenue. That's great thing. The folks here at DS TV have put together a video dedicated to the people that attended this year's event. Take a look and let us know what you think in the comments section.
If you have been following the Salesforce.com blog, you may have seen the genius art of memes that they have posted surrounding the event. Just like the Doubledutch sales memes, these Dreamforce creations are sure to get you giggling at your desk. Here are a few of our favorites, but make sure to visit the post to view the entire collection.
If you are like me, you have embraced social media so whole-heartily that you constantly update your status, whether it be Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram. In the last few months employers have focused on hiring candidates that understand the social web, but are not too comfortable with it. It is okay to post updates work related and non work related, but letting the drama of your personal life play out in party pics is probably a bad idea. This infographic from Jobvite shows you how to make the right first social media impression while courting a new job.
AtTask, a company that has traditionally been known for its collaborative workplace and project management solutions has raised $13 million. Sources close to the deal say that the capital will be used to further "socialize" their offering to better compete in the crowded collaboration software space.
InsideSales.com, a company that typically been phone for sales force automation and click-to-dial technology, built on and around the Salesforce.com platform, has raised $4 million from Hummer Winblad in a Series A Round. The capital will be used to grow its big data analytics sales force automation technology.