NEW YORK, June 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Yext announced today that it has been named in Gartner's list of "Cool Vendors in Mobile Marketing, 2016." The annual list recognizes companies that are providing innovative new ways to track how customers are using their mobile devices to engage with retailers and service providers, both online and offline.
Gartner's "Mobile Marketing, 2016" report states, "Location-related technology investments are a top priority for multichannel marketers looking to activate customers and prospects during the "buy" phase."
Yext's Location Management Platform provides the most comprehensive, scalable solution to help brands accomplish these mobile marketing goals. Yext's technology enables businesses of all sizes to easily manage their location data across their websites, mobile apps, internal systems, and the industry's largest ecosystem of maps, apps, social networks, directories, and search engines, including Google, Apple, Facebook, Bing, and Yahoo. Yext's platform lets marketers update this business information in real-time across the web, helping to improve brand engagement and increase brick-and-mortar traffic.
"We're proud to be included as one of Gartner's "Cool Vendors in Mobile Marketing, 2016," stated Jeffrey K. Rohrs, Yext's Chief Marketing Officer. "The Yext platform enables marketers to leverage the power of every location, helping them reach mobile customers and increase foot-traffic through their front doors. We couldn't be more pleased that our solution has been recognized as an innovator in this burgeoning location-based marketing space."
Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
Source: Gartner, Cool Vendors in Mobile Marketing, 2016, Mike McGuire, Stephanie Baghdassarian, 22 April 2016
Yext is the global location data management leader, and our mission is to help people go places. The award-winning Yext Location Management Platform enables companies of all sizes to manage location data across their websites, mobile apps, internal systems, and the industry's largest ecosystem of maps, apps, social networks, directories, and search engines including Google, Apple, Facebook, Bing, and Yahoo. Our products—PowerListings®, Pages, and Xone™—enable the world's 50 million businesses to drive face-to-face and digital interactions that boost brand awareness, drive foot traffic, and increase sales.
Based in the heart of New York City with a growing team of over 500 employees worldwide, Yext has been recognized as one of America's fastest growing companies by the Inc. 500 (#212 in 2015), one of Forbes Most Promising Companies (2014 & 2015) and one of Fortune's Best Places to Work (2014 & 2015).
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