Google is testing an ad unit that would allow consumers to opt in to email newsletters within the ad, according to reports.
Constant Contact, an e-mail marketing software provider, acquired social CRM company Bantam Live for $15 million on February 15. The deal will allow Constant Contact to integrate a social CRM platform in its e-mail services to develop a unified repository of customer data across all channels, including clicks, e-mail opens, survey responses, event participation and social media interactions.
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