In the guest chair:
We had a great show this morning as Sagram Vajre, Co-Founder & CMO of Terminus, Bill Bingham, Co-Founder of Hotspot Revenue, and Rob Nelson, CEO of Grow all joined in on the show to talk tech and marketing. Plus, Doug Tieman, President & CEO of Caron Treatment Centers was in studio for hour 2 to talk with Dana about his new book, Flying over the Pigpen.
Terminus enables B2B marketers to simplify account-based marketing to reach and engage targeted accounts across all stages of the buyer’s journey.
Hotspot Revenue is a proximity marketing company that uses it’s unique “TalkingWiFi” platform to connect brands to their customers to enhanse the mobile moment.
Grow is a software service that provides beautiful business dashboards to help companies track their key metrics and business stats in real-time. Grow’s software helps small and medium businesses track the right KPIs, engage their teams with data and grow their business faster.
In his debut book, Flying over the Pigpen: Leadership Lessons from Growing Up on a Farm, Doug Tieman shares how he achieved both a highly ambitious career goal and personal recovery. His secret? Applying the lessons he learned from his hardworking, pragmatic father, paired with diligence and dedication. This book shares Doug Tieman’s practical advice for starting or resurrecting your career.
In the headlines:
- Facebook on Wednesday announced the launch of Notify, a new iOS app geared toward delivering notifications about news and other topics to users.
- The Coca-Cola Co. Chairman CEO, Muhtar Kent and PepsiCo Chairman and CEO, Indra Nooyi have pushed the decades-old Cola Wars into a brief detente for a good cause — real warriors. The beverage executives appear in a new public service television announcement for American Corporate Partners, a nonprofit that connects veterans to business professionals for career guidance.
- Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) will change an Atlanta tradition this year by not lighting its “Great Tree” on Thanksgiving night. The lighting at Macy’s Lenox Square location is being moved to the Sunday before the holiday.
- Atlanta-based Grindhouse Killer Burgers plans to open a new location along Memorial Drive. The freestanding restaurant will come to the former Bar One space, located at 701 Memorial Drive. It marks Grindhouse’s seventh Atlanta restaurant.
- Jackie Parker (who was on our show last year) and who used to lead Newell Rubbermaid Inc.’s philanthropic and diversity programs, has been named director of Global Philanthropy and Corporate Giving for General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM).
- Apple is in discussions with U.S. banks to develop a payment service that would let users zap money to one another from their phones rather than relying on cash or checks, according to people familiar with the matter.
- FanDuel CEO says it will let New Yorkers play despite attorney general’s order to shut down.
- The no-tipping movement is picking up steam. Joe’s Crab Shack is testing a no-tip model in several of its restaurants. The casual seafood chain has eliminated gratuity in 18 establishments since August and could eventually expand the policy nationwide.
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