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Cision Completes Acquisition of PRIME Research

PRIME Research founder Dr. Rainer Mathes, PhD, to lead Cision Insights Cision announced that it has completed its acquisition of PRIME Research. Adding PRIME to its portfolio enhances Cision's global leadership position in professional services for media measurement insights and ROI analysis for communications programmes, and further advances its Artificial Intelligence and machine-learning technologies. With the close of the acquisition, Dr. Rainer Mathes founder and president of PRIME has been appointed president of…

MarTech Primer: Types of Marketing Data

In 2020, Marketing leaders understand the evolving nature of Data Management Platforms. Yet, a majority of these leaders have a tough time executing their strategies. This is largely attributed to three factors - Lack of Time Inadequate tools and processes Talent Attrition Even for Marketing teams who manage to tackle these challenges have to face a serpentine task to justify their increased data and analytics budget. It’s new, but a straightforward priority - it’s ‘Privacy’. To better understand the…

New Research from Arkose Labs Shows Human-Driven Fraud Attacks are on the Rise

Data Reveals a Surge in Sweatshop-Powered Fraud Alongside Attack Spikes on Online Gaming and Social Media Platforms Arkose Labs, providers of online fraud prevention technology combining risk assessments and sophisticated enforcement challenges, today announced the release of its Q1 2020 Fraud and Abuse Report. The most notable trend this quarter was a major spike in human-driven attacks – which rose 90% compared to six months previously. Changing attack patterns were felt across geographies and industries, at a time of the…

MarTech Primer: Sales Enablement Definitions, Tools, and Techniques- Part 1

Today, we have over 75+ Sales Enablement vendors and enablers who help B2B Sales companies better manage their Sales operations. In this MarTech primer on Sales Enablement definitions, we have tried to provide the current context of enabling every B2B Marketing team with the relevant tools and information. What is Sales Enablement? Various departments in the company could use Enablement techniques for a wide array of purposes to sell its ideas, insights, services, and products. In a purely SaaS or Cloud economy, we would…

ANA and Innovid Release New Research Study Revealing Key Insights in Connected TV

Data from 17 National Brands Uncovers Effectiveness of Creative Formats and Key Trends in Measurement, Creative, Customer Experiences to help Guide Brands, Agencies and Publishers As consumers increasingly demand more focused and relevant advertising, a new study reveals that connected TV (CTV) significantly extends reach, provides more interactivity and increases earned time over standard ad experiences. .@Innovid and @ANAmarketers release new research study revealing key insights into connected TV Innovid and the ANA…

Amazon Business and Business Prime Launch for Canada, Offering Customers Convenience, Selection and Value with Additional Benefits Tailored…

Amazon Business Brings the Shopping Experience Customers Enjoy on Amazon to Canadian Business Customers, from Sole Proprietors to Enterprises, with the Procurement Features Needed to Save Time and Money Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Can Thrive on Amazon Business, Instantly Reaching Business Customers Across Industries in Canada and Around the World Also Launching Today Is Business Prime for Amazon Business Customers Offering Tools to Analyze Purchasing Trends, Set Procurement Policies, and Simplify Business Delivery…

Marin Software Research Finds Significant Growth in eCommerce Spend

Marketers Increase Spend 115 Percent YoY on eCommerce, Driven by Increased Amazon Advertising, While Mobile Search Continues to Dominate Marin Software, a leading provider of digital marketing software for performance-driven advertisers and agencies, released research findings from its Q3 2019 Digital Advertising Benchmark Report. This quarter's report found a seasonal leap in eCommerce advertising and mobile search continuing its steady increase. Marin Software's research and takeaways are presented in an interactive…

GeoEdge Researchers Uncover Malicious Auto-Redirect Ads in Programmatic VPAID Video Inserted in Sandboxed iFrames

This Newly Discovered Re-Direct Attack Marks the Continued Escalation of Malware Attacks like Steganography and WebRTC Which Go Undetected via Traditional Blacklisting, the Most Frequently Used Method to Block Malicious Ads this Is the Result of Abuse of Sandboxed iFrames Which Were Developed to Provide Safe Communications Between the Publisher’s Content and the Advertiser For serving video ads, marketers and agencies have embraced the VPAID (Video Player Ad-serving Interface Definition) ad format which enables…

Omnisend Research: Half of Ecommerce Marketers Don’t Segment Contacts, Despite Higher Revenue With Targeted Messages

Though Targeting Campaigns for Relevancy Is a Known Best Practice in the Marketing World, Ecommerce Brands May Need an Extra Push. According to a Recent Customer Survey Performed by Omnisend, Ecommerce Brands Are Not Still Regularly Using Segments to Target Their Campaigns Omnisend, omnichannel marketing automation platform for ecommerce, has released new data concerning the segment adoption rate for marketers. Despite proven results earned with targeting campaigns, ecommerce marketers are still reluctant to begin…

Valassis Research: Omnichannel Grocery Shoppers Spur E-commerce Transformation

32% of Consumers Have Made an Online Grocery Purchase Within the Past Year Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, released findings from its newest research report, “Unpacking the Dynamic Online Shopper: Grocery & Retail,” highlighting modern grocery consumers’ behaviors and habits, as well as ways in which brands and retailers can attract them. “Unpacking the Dynamic Online Shopper: Grocery & Retail” According to FMI and Nielsen, annual online grocery spend is expected to hit $100…

E-Commerce Trends: Playing the Amazon Prime Day Long-Game

Having an undeniable impact on e-commerce over the last decade, Amazon has not only changed how people shop but when they shop, shaking up Americans' holiday-shopping calendar with Black Friday-style sales in July known as Amazon Prime Day. With over $4 billion spent and 100 million purchases (CNBC) made during last year's 36-hour event, Prime Day is slowly closing in on Black Friday (with $6.2 billion in sales) as the apex of the US shopping calendar. Furthermore, many other major retailers are taking part by offering…

PrimeMyBody Launches VERB’s Interactive Video CRM at Momentum 2019 in Austin, Texas

VERB Technology Company, Inc., a leader in business-focused interactive video sales and marketing applications and the pioneer of Augmented Sales Intelligence software, announced that its customer, PrimeMyBody, a global health and wellness company focused on hemp-based products, unveiled its new mobile sales application and digital platform provided by VERB at the company’s Momentum 2019 event, on June 27-29, 2019 at the Fairmont Austin Hotel in Austin, Texas. McKinley Oswald, President of VERB Direct, spoke at the event and…

Better Deals, Amazon Fake Reviews Usher Consumers to Prime Day Competitors

44% of Shoppers Indicate That Amazon’s Recent Issues With Fake Product Reviews Will Impact Their Participation in Prime Day Shopping Bazaarvoice, Inc., the provider of user-generated content (UGC) solutions, announced the results of its newest study, exploring the shopping habits of 1,000 US consumers who are planning to shop “Black Friday in July” deals this year. Initially sparked by Amazon five years ago, “Black Friday in July” refers to the wave of sales that now crop up around Prime Day both from the retail giant…

Marketing Technology Primer: What Is Marketing Cloud?

What Is Marketing Cloud? Marketing Cloud is a collection of Marketing Tools hosted on the cloud class of servers. This collection is a blend of mission-critical marketing tools; CRM, Analytics Software and Services, Social Media, etc. This method of Cloud Marketing enables seamless Marketing Automation for an enterprise helping achieve business objectives. Statistics Around Marketing Cloud Since technology is recent, there are only a handful of enterprise software players that develop Marketing Clouds. Early in 2018,…

Millennial E-Commerce Shopping Trends and Their Connection with Amazon Prime

Feedvisor Study on E-Commerce Shopping Trends Finds, Three-Fourths of Consumers Go to Amazon When They Are Ready to Make a Purchase Most e-commerce trends come and go. However, the latest e-commerce shopping trends would be incomplete without the mention of Amazon and their efforts in driving engagement and incentivizing conversion. Amazon continues to delight and surprise consumers and sellers with their powerful customer experience and optimized buying cycles. Compared to any other competitive e-commerce website…

FreeWheel Research Finds Line Between Linear TV and Premium Digital Video is Increasingly Disappearing

In 2018, Ad Views Delivered via Connected Tvs Grew 53% and Live Content Ad Views Rose 86%, Demonstrating This Convergence Trend, Report Finds FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, announces the launch of its fourth quarter VMR. Formerly known as the Video Monetization Report (VMR), this signature research report that is published four times a year will now be known as the Video Marketplace Report beginning with this installment. “using this device to watch whatever they want in the comfort of their living rooms” The new name…

Research from Appreciate’s Holiday UA Campaigns: For Best Conversion in E-commerce, Use More Creative, Native Ads and a Long List of…

With the Growth of Mobile Commerce and Direct-To-Consumer Brands, Appreciate Analyzed Their 2018 Holiday E-commerce App User Acquisition Campaigns and Found That More Creative on More App Publishers and Categories Generated the Greatest Engagement and Conversion Rates for Appreciate’s E-commerce App Clients Running more ads in-app across a broad range of app publishers in diverse interest categories was the secret to gaining profitable users in the 2018 holiday season, according to research from programmatic mobile…

Juniper Research: Sporting Rights to Drive Annual Digital Content Revenues to $250 Billion This Year, Juniper Research Finds

$23 Billion Rise Fuelled by On-Demand Subscriptions as Amazon, Facebook & Twitter Acquire Sporting Rights to Bolster Content Market Share A new study from Juniper Research has found that global consumer spend on digital content will reach $250 billion in 2019, an increase of $23 billion year-on-year. “Games revenues will be 40% of total content revenues in 2019, unchanged from 2018, as popularity of watching eSports online and attending tournaments remains strong worldwide” The research found that SVoD…

Marketing Technology Primer on “What is Sentiment Analysis”

This is Part One of the Marketing Technology primer on “Sentiment Analysis” and features the top definitions from the industry A lot has changed in the way brands market their products to their customers. However, the biggest challenge continues to haunt every marketer even in the New Year — Do I know the exact emotion or sentiment of my buyers’ group? To answer that, marketing teams are hugely focused at relying on the current crop of Marketing Technologies for Sentiment Analysis. A Quick Overview of Sentiment Analysis…

Primer: What is Social Media Intelligence in 2018?

This Is a Primer on Social Media Intelligence and Its Role in a CMO’s Stack in 2018. Every social media network relies on certain metrics to measure their social media success. Each of these social media metrics plays a critical role in the modern marketing strategy. Global brands utilize social media marketing tools to engage their customers effectively, informing them about the products and services accurately and with better relevance. Companies not using social media analytics for their marketing campaigns find it…