Today Yext announced its exclusive partnership with goldenpages.be, Belgium's largest digital media company, giving them sole rights to leverage Yext's location management technology for small businesses in Belgium. Supported by Yext's PowerListings Network, the world's largest global listings network, goldenpages.be will be able to help its customers easily manage and update their location data on listing sites across the web in real-time, in order to engage local Belgian consumers, improve brand awareness, and drive more sales.
Yext announced the findings of the September 2015 commissioned study, The Total Economic Impact Of Yext Location Data Management, conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Yext. The study examines the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying Yext to streamline their location management initiatives.
Last week, Crimson Marketing’s Moneyball for Marketing podcast featured Yext CMO Jeff Rohrs discussing how brands are using big data and marketing technology to help their businesses thrive. Listen to the full podcast recording to hear why "mobile" is not just a smartphone, but a consumer perspective, why offline is the new online, and how location data is the underpinning of everything digital marketers do in today's mobile-dominated ecosystem.
Customer Spotlight: See How Sweetgreen and Top GMB Contributor, Joy Hawkins, Use Yext’s Google Integration
Yext puts a spotlight on customers sweetgreen, a national fast-casual restaurant chain, and Joy Hawkins, a top GMB contributor, who are already leveraging Yext's Google integration to power real-time updates across Google Search, Google Maps, and ads.
We're proud to announce today that Yext has added Google to the PowerListings Network! The integration with the Google My Business API empowers businesses of all sizes to manage their location data - name, address, phone, hours, images, and more - via our award-winning Location Management Platform.
Yext's mobile audience engagement product, Xone, has won Business Intelligence Group's 2016 BIG Innovation Award. The annual business awards program recognizes companies worldwide who are creating innovative technology to bring new ideas to life, disrupt their industries, and change the way people experience the world.
Yext today announced that it has added Marc Ferrentino, former Salesforce Chief Technical Architect, as its Executive Vice President of Strategy. Ferrentino is the third Salesforce veteran to join Yext's executive team in the past 18 months, following the hire of Steve Cakebread as CFO in late 2014 and Jeff Rohrs as CMO in 2015.
At Yext, every new year brings new growth, opportunities, and challenges. In the 10 years since we started working in the local space (you read that right, we've been at this for a decade!) there have never been more tools, devices, apps, and platforms to help you do your job. That isn't to say it's become easier to navigate the market and make critical decisions for your business and career, which is why we're here to help. And we're kicking off 2016 with product updates for Enterprise customers that will help you win in this increasingly complex space.
Pep Boys Wins Retail TouchPoints’ Customer Engagement Award for Yext-Powered Instagram Monitoring Program
Retail TouchPoints announced that Pep Boys has received a Gold 2015 Customer Engagement Award for its innovative Instagram Monitoring program, which the Yext platform powers. Retail TouchPoints’ Customer Engagement Awards program recognizes retailers that are employing the most creative and unique strategies to deliver on the promise of customer-centricity.
Yext announced today that Jonathan Cherins has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Small Business & Partner. Cherins will be responsible for running both the Small Business and Partner channels globally in Yext's revenue division as the company continues to expand its product suite and strengthen its international presence.