View from Here: August 2019 Update

View from Here: August 2019

As my favorite baseball movie likes to mention that we are entering the Dog Days of Summer at this point in the year.

Dogs, days and Summer aside: we are busy here at MKG.

  • Team members are taking some much-needed vacation to recharge their batteries
  • Clients are launching new web, search and PPC programs with us
  • These same clients are being recognized as leaders by industry analysts and groups of their own peers (very rewarding!)

Let’s recap the last month of our lives from our point of view!

Christian’s Family Visits the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah

According to our friends at “The Bonneville Salt Flats is one of the most unique natural features in Utah, stretching over 30,000 acres.”

That’s a lot of salt, my friends!

Take a look at the photos that Christian snapped of the Salt Flats below.

ExtraHop Networks Wins “Best AI-based Solution for CyberSecurity” from AI Breakthrough

The wins keep on rolling in for our client ExtraHop Networks. Following their recognition as a top cybersecurity business in the JPM Elite 80 List the analysts at AI Breakthrough named ExtraHop Reveal(x) as the winner of the “Best AI-based Solution for CyberSecurity” award.

“ExtraHop is the first to combine automated discovery and asset classification of every asset and transaction on the network with cloud-based machine learning, anomaly detection and critical asset focus for high-fidelity, low volume alerts and zero false positives,” says James Johnson, managing director, AI Breakthrough.

We’re proud to continue to help lead ExtraHop Networks SEO and PPC demand generation responsibilities as they pile on the recognition from colleagues in their industry!

Shane Job from our client, MariaDB, interviewed by Computing

Computing spoke with our client, Shane Johnson of MariaDB, about some of the factors driving change in the database market as well as the adoption of hybrid database technology capable of doing more than conventional database products.

When asked why anyone should re-open the debate around database technology, Shane had the following to say:

The status quo is once again being disrupted by a convergence of changes. As companies undergo digital transformation and shift to online customer engagement, there are multiple challenges.

First, they need to shift budget to development and architecture. So they’re looking to cut their costs and reliance on proprietary software, and use the savings to innovate where it matters most - applications.

Second, they need to become cloud native.

Read more from Shane on Computing:

MKG Hiring Sales Account Executives (plural!) focused on Technology and Healthcare

Know anyone with a strong business development background who would be interested working in an uncapped business development role?

Tell them to check out this job posting on our website:

Current client Bill Glenn (VP, Marketing at ExtraHop) and former client Adam Sinnett (Director, Demand Generation at Amperity) were both featured at BrightTalk’s Seattle meetup event.

The topics: Demand generation, content marketing and B2B marketing. Right in our wheelhouse here at MKG!

Demand Gen Report Honors ExtraHoppers as “Marketing Innovators”

We are proud to re-announce that a pair of ExtraHoppers, Jes Hagen and Braiden Ludtka, have earned the 2019 B2B Innovator Award from Demand Gen Report.

The hits keep on coming for this ExtraHop Networks team. Congrats you two for being recognized for all your hard work! And if you want to read more you can check out the news release on ExtraHop’s website.

Until September, my friends!

Lots of exciting things happening at MKG in the past 30 days - and even more are on the horizon!

If you have any questions for me directly, don’t hesitate to visit our contact page to ask them or hit us up on Twitter at @mkgmarketinginc

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