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Atlanta’s Perfect Audience Offers up to $5,000 Free Ad Spend to Businesses

Atlanta based advertising platform PerfectAudience.com offers up to $5,000 in matching ad funds, opens up free Artificial Intelligence Lab to help companies optimize their ad budgets Perfect Audience, the leading next-generation advertising engine, is offering matching advertising dollars to any qualified advertiser during the month of April. Marketing Technology News: Digital Realty Earns 2020 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award The ad dollars can be used for any display ad, Google, Facebook or Instagram ad.…

Adjust Simplifies Campaign Management and Combats Fraud Amid Soaring Mobile Ad Spend in 2019

With mobile expected to account for 50% of global internet ad spending by 2021, Adjust, the leader in mobile measurement, fraud prevention and cybersecurity, built up capabilities in 2019 to simplify marketing and battle ad fraud, helping mobile advertisers protect their budgets and maximize ROI. Sustainable growth and global expansion Adjust's 2019 in review infographic Adjust has seen substantial growth in 2019. Profitable since 2015, the company raised nearly $230 million — one of…

Kylie Cosmetics Takes on Competing Makeup Brands Using Zero Social Ad Spend

Other competitors focused on Instagram and Facebook according to a new report by BrandTotal BrandTotal, the competitive intelligence platform for marketers, released data about how the top brands in the cosmetics industry are spending across social media platforms to promote their latest products to target audiences. BrandTotal’s latest report, “Social Marketing Snapshot: How Cosmetic Brands Use Paid Social,” shows how each brand is leveraging social media marketing, analyzing all paid and organic social campaigns from…

Marin Software Research Reveals Rapid Growth of eCommerce Ad Spend

Marketers Also Embracing New Social Ad Formats to Grow Customer Base Marin Software, a leading provider of digital marketing software for performance-driven advertisers and agencies, today released research findings from its global Q2 2019 Digital Advertising Benchmark Report. These findings underscore the continuing growth of eCommerce advertising, while Instagram Stories are ripe for new customer acquisition opportunities. Marketing Technology News: Alibaba.com Opens Platform to Empower US Small Businesses to Sell to…

The Battle for Digital Ad Spend is Fiercer than Ever— Who’s Winning?

New Study from Marin Software Exposes Top Priorities, Challenges for Digital Marketers in 2019 Growth remains a top priority for advertisers, and driving brand awareness is central to that goal. However, digital marketers face constant challenges—hitting volume targets with paid search, accurate attribution with paid social, and leveraging audience data with eCommerce—in their quest to drive business results through digital advertising. That’s according to Marin Software’s latest State of Digital Advertising 2019…

Ad Fraud Hits Digital Agencies and the Courts: Major Brands Pull Nine-Figure Ad Spend While Litigation, Refunds and Chargebacks Give Ad…

CEO Matt Gallant of Ad Tech Startup tribeOS Says the Time is Now for a Fully Transparent Advertising Marketplace  Digital advertising is in full on growth mode across two trend-driven tracks. First, the continued growth of digital advertising which is estimated to top $348 billion dollars by the end of 2022. (That figure will nearly double what is spent on TV advertising.) Unfortunately, accompanying this proven market momentum is a corresponding increase in the largest invisible crime in the world, costing…

New Data: Facebook and Google Trounce Amazon for D2C Brand Ad Spend

"The State of D2C Marketing 2019" from Yotpo Offers Extensive Ecommerce and Marketing Benchmarks as Reported by Direct-To-Consumer Brands As more brands focus on their own eCommerce sites as a direct touchpoint to consumers, "The State of D2C Marketing" is a new report that provides a candid look at related marketing, advertising, and eCommerce investments propelling the success of many of today's direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands. The report reveals trends across verticals and company size, including that 52% of…

Stop Wasting Your Programmatic Ad Spend

Programmatic is held up as the savior of marketing efficiency and is undeniably a useful addition to the marketer’s toolkit. But when poorly executed it can have an adverse effect on efficiency. Almost £5.7 billion will be spent on programmatic display ads this year, nearly 90% of UK display, but just because this spend will be deployed via programmatic channels doesn’t automatically mean it will not be wasteful. Waste is likely to come from various sources. Budget will be misspent on excessive retargeting. It will be…

Marin Software Research Reveals Shifting Patterns in Digital Ad Spend

Marin Software, a leading provider of digital marketing software for performance-driven advertisers and agencies, released research findings from its global Q1 2019 Digital Advertising Benchmark Report. Marin Software’s research confirms that Instagram continues to grow its share of Facebook spend, while newer ad formats like responsive search ads (RSAs) dominate as advertisers seek growth across channels and devices. Marin Software presents its full Q1 2019 research and takeaways in an interactive format that allows…

Addressable TV Ad Spending Expected to Grow to $3.3 Billion by 2020

New Video Advertising Bureau Guide Finds Majority of Addressable TV Advertisers Plan to Increase Investment Six out of ten advertisers (62 percent) using addressable TV believe it is a valuable part of their media buy and are planning to increase their investment according to Address For Success, a new, comprehensive guide for marketers released by the Video Advertising Bureau (VAB). Forty percent of US addressable TV agency and marketing professionals say they are now making a significant investment in the platform.…

What If the Key to Return on Digital Ad Spend Was Hiding in Plain View?

Advertisers now have the ability to understand how viewability and time-in-view truly impact consumers and drive conversions. Online Conversion Lift (OCL) from Integral Ad Science (IAS) ties verification metrics to digital campaign ROI, providing advertisers with tactical insights that help them reduce campaign waste and optimize performance. Proving return on digital ad spend with Online Conversion Lift @integralads Maintaining the integrity of campaign success measurements in the face of rapidly changing technology and…

Matrix Solutions’ 2018 Ad Spend Churn in America Report Unveils Two in Three Advertisers Return to Advertise on Broadcast, One in Three…

New Report from Matrix Solutions Yields Churn Data Across Brand/Advertiser, Platform and Industry At a time when metrics and KPIs rule all decision making in the media buying process for advertisements, a new report examining churn across broadcast, digital broadcast and radio found that broadcast is least likely to experience churned accounts at a 36.34 percent churn rate; followed by radio with a churn rate of 43.76 percent; with digital broadcast proving the most volatile with a churn rate of 50.09 percent.   However,…

New Kenshoo Research: Mobile Ads Overtake Desktop in Paid Search for the First Time, Now Lead Spending in Both Social and Search

Social Impression Volume Increased Year-Over-Year for the First Time in Four Quarters; Mobile Shopping Ad Impressions Surged in Paid Search in Q2 2018 Kenshoo, a global leader in marketing technology, released a new infographic, Kenshoo Digital Marketing Quarterly Trends Report: Q2 2018, detailing spending growth in social (40%) and paid search (10%) year-over-year (YoY) in Q2 2018. Key findings include: Social spending increased 40% YoY and decreased 1% quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) Social impressions increased 15%…

Ericsson Emodo Launches First-Ever Carrier-Verified Audience Solutions to Maximize Efficiency of Ad Spend

Emodo Audiences Uses Carrier Data to Verify Data Accuracy and Improve Targeting at the Outset, Preventing Wasted Ad Spend and Improving Mobile Advertising Return on Investment Ericsson Emodo, Ericsson’s mobile advertising and monetization platform, recently launched Emodo Audiences, making carrier-verified audience solutions available in the US for the first time. The product uses highly accurate data at scale to pre-verify mobile audiences and inventory, then make it available via any major demand-side platform (DSP). It…

Marketing Automation Platform AdStage Raises $3 Million to Help Marketers Prove Return on Ad Spend

AdStage, a closed-loop reporting and automation platform for paid marketers, announced that it raised $3M in a strategic round of funding led by Forté Ventures, HubSpot, and Verizon Ventures. The new funds will help AdStage further develop its core products to meet the growing demand for paid marketing measurement and analytics technology. Last year, AdStage grew its revenue by 150% after shifting focus from campaign management to data analytics and reporting. The volume of ad spend going through AdStage’s platform went…

Elytics Launches ‘Audience-2-Consumer’ Attribution Software to Maximize Marketers’ Ad Spend

1,800%+ Increase of Direct Facebook Traffic; 130%+ On-Site Product Specific Transactions; 23%+ New Users; All Resulting from a Single Radio Broadcast Advertiser (Over a 30-Day Span) Using Elytics' Advertising Attribution Analytics Proprietary "A-2-C" Saas Platform Elytics announced the commercial launch of its revolutionary and proprietary "Audience-2-Consumer" Advertising Attribution Analytics SaaS Platform. Elytics is enabling a new paradigm for advertising attribution. In 2017 Elytics completed large customer beta…

Elytics Launches “Audience-2-Consumer” Attribution Software to Maximize Marketers’ Ad Spend

1,800%+ increase of direct Facebook traffic; 130%+ on-site product specific transactions; 23%+ new users; all resulting from a single radio broadcast advertiser (over a 30-day span) using Elytics' Advertising Attribution Analytics proprietary "A-2-C" SaaS platform Elytics announced the commercial launch of its revolutionary and proprietary "Audience-2-Consumer"™ Advertising Attribution Analytics SaaS Platform.  Elytics is enabling a new paradigm for advertising attribution.  In 2017 Elytics completed large customer beta…

yellowHEAD Introduces New Technology to Combat Wasted Mobile Ad Spend

yellowHEAD Has Launched Alison, A Machine Learning Technology That Predicts How Mobile Advertising Campaigns Will Perform. yellowHEAD, a leading provider of holistic mobile marketing solutions that include paid user acquisition (UA), app store optimization (ASO) and search engine optimization (SEO), debuts its proprietary technology Alison, which uses machine learning to enable advertisers to predict revenue opportunities. Engineered by top university math professors in close cooperation with yellowHEAD’s campaign…

Agiloft Ranked as Value and Customer Leader in Spend Matters’ Spring 2020 Solutionmap for Contract Lifecycle Management

Agiloft’s No-Code CLM Platform Receives Top Ratings by Spend Matters for Fourth Consecutive Quarter, Adding to a Series of Major Industry Distinctions. Agiloft, the global standard in contract and commerce lifecycle management, announced that leading industry analyst firm Spend Matters rated the company a Value Leader and Customer Leader in its Spring 2020 SolutionMap for Contract Lifecycle Management. With rankings based on technical or functional criteria, SolutionMap is the definitive procurement technology…

Incremental Growth in Cloud Spending Hits a New High while Amazon and Microsoft Maintain a Clear Lead

New data from Synergy Research Group shows that Q4 spend on cloud infrastructure services increased by $2.8 billion over the previous quarter, which is by far the biggest quarterly increment the market has seen. At 37% the year-on-year growth rate is slowly trending down, but this is due to the massive scale of the market which forces growth rates to moderate. Meanwhile Amazon growth continued to closely mirror overall market growth so it maintained its 33% share of the worldwide market. Second ranked Microsoft again grew…