Outbrain’s New Mobile App Install Advertising Experience Drives 90% Lift in Conversions

Outbrain, the world’s leading discovery and native advertising platform for the open web, announced the launch of a new ad product helping app marketers to tap into the full potential of the open web cost-effectively. Performance at scale has long been a challenge for marketers looking for alternatives to the walled gardens, particularly given the potential audience and premium environments of the open web. Since its Beta launch in June, Outbrain’s App Install Smartad has been shown to drive higher conversion at a lower…

PadSquad Kicks Off 2020 with Shop, a First-to-Market Shoppable eCommerce Advertising Experience for Mobile

PadSquad, in partnership with Shoppable, announces the launch of Shop by PadSquad, an exclusive solution with the first universal checkout technology for advertising on the mobile web. Shop by PadSquad offers an end-to-end shopping experience that streamlines the path to purchase while providing brands with valuable insights into consumer buying behaviors. Marketing Technology News: Evergage Jumps into the Salesforce Economy; Bought to Improve Hyper-Personalization in Sales Shop by PadSquad provides consumers with a…

New Global Research from Accenture Interactive Urges CMOs to Put People Before Data Collection to Deliver a Better Digital Advertising…

Nearly 69% of Consumers Would Stop Doing Business with a Brand If Data Usage Became Too Invasive New global research released by Accenture Interactive offers guidance to chief marketing officers (CMOs) on strategies to use data respectfully and responsibly at a time when a majority of consumers (69%) would not do business with a brand if their data usage was invasive. As the industry celebrates the 25th anniversary of what has been celebrated as one of the first digital banner advertisements and as digital advertising…

Better Advertising Experiences Start with Data Transparency

In 2019, brands are demanding more accountability from their agency partners, with 45% of marketers already taking some or all their media-buying plans in house as of last year. As programmatic becomes further ingrained as the predominant ad placement solution, advertisers are in-housing this technology to gain greater control and management of data, targeting, performance, and ad spend – to name a few benefits. Programmatic currently accounts for more than 80% of digital ad spend, but to drive meaningful engagement and…

RevJet Announces Independent Research Study Uncovering the Gaps to Delivering Personalized Advertising Experiences

Study Reveals Enterprise Marketers Lack the Technology to Deliver Personalized Advertising at Scale RevJet, creator of the first comprehensive platform to power personalized advertising experiences for Fortune 500 marketers, announced the results of "The Personalized Advertising Confidence Gap." The October 2018 commissioned study, conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of RevJet, evaluated marketer readiness and capacity to deliver advertising creative that is personalized, meaningful and at scale. To create the…

Two Thirds of Advertising Campaigns Lack Personalised Experiences as Marketers Struggle With Multi-National Challenge

Rakuten Marketing data highlights the importance of smarter marketing investment as new media opportunities and international sales peaks dominate 2020 aspirations New research by Rakuten Marketing finds UK marketers estimate just one in three campaigns (33%) are personalised ad campaigns, meaning many are still relying on content that cannot be changed to suit the needs of specific consumers. This is all the more pertinent as the continued migration away from cookie-based advertising in 2020 is pushing marketers…

Advertising or Experience? What Facebook’s Latest Patent Means for Brands

Facebook’s recent move to patent imaging technology that detects brands, such as alcoholic drinks and snacks, in users’ photos before then turning these into adverts for other users to see should give all marketers a reason to pause for thought. Specifically, it’s time to consider how exactly they want their customers and prospects to feel when they encounter their services or products online. Are evermore seemingly ‘annoying’ or ‘creepy’ adverts really the right investment? And, if so, what does that say about their…

Metadata.io Experiences Dramatic Growth, Launches Latest AI-powered Account-based Advertising Platform to Optimize and Scale Campaigns in…

B2B CMOs Can Automatically Run Thousands of Campaigns — and Crush Demand Gen Numbers — Without Human Interference Metadata.io, announced new breakthroughs in Account-based Advertising that automatically operate and optimize digital advertising for B2B marketers. The company also announced additional growth capital from Acorn Capital Partners, Hillsven, Partech, angel investors and an accredited-investors only crowdfunding campaign. New capabilities include automatic Salesforce Pipeline Attribution, Instagram and LinkedIn…

Connekt’s New Video Patent Powers Interactive Experiences for Advertising, Commerce and Content Companies

Driving the Most Value Across TV and Other Connected Devices Within the Home Connekt, an innovative technology company activating smarter TV experiences that audiences love, announced it has been awarded a patent for its proprietary technology, enabling audiences to research and purchase items viewed on TV and video. The patented technology, which is already in use by top consumer brands, TV networks and their agencies, makes TV advertising, commerce and content experiences smarter and more effective. Connekt’s patent…

Clear Ads Brings Powerful Advertising Opportunities to Businesses

Clear Ads, a digital advertising agency that focuses on Amazon ad campaign management, shares how Amazon advertising demand-side platform (DSP) can bring powerful advertising opportunities to businesses. Amazon DSP is available to both advertisers who sell products on Amazon and those who do not. Amazon DSP is described as a platform that enables advertisers to programmatically buy display, video, and audio ads. It also allows advertisers to reach, educate, and re-engage customers both on and off Amazon. It has fast…

Post-Pandemic, Prioritizing B2B Digital Experience Is No Longer an Option

The pandemic has accelerated a long overdue shift to the digitization of B2B sales. In this environment, seamless digital experiences and a renewed focus on the brand are vital to engage buyers and maintain customer relationships. For too long, B2B digital customer experience has lagged behind that of their consumer counterparts. The perceived wisdom on this matter suggests that complex products, and the importance of personal relationships, make shifting to a digital sales experience unattainable, which is simply not the…

Returns Experience Continues to Grow in Significance for Consumers, Doddle Survey Finds

59 Percent of Respondents Note the Convenience of Ecommerce Returns has Become More Important to Them Since the Coronavirus Outbreak; Key for Retailers This Holiday Season and Beyond Doddle, a leading international ecommerce solutions provider that designs, develops and integrates consumer fulfilment and returns technology, announces the findings of its latest survey conducted to uncover how important the ecommerce returns experience is to consumers. The research of almost 1,400 U.S. consumers was done in October 2020.…

Smartly.io Research Reveals Majority of Retailers Will Increase Social Advertising Spend on Facebook in 2021

81% of retail marketers wish to automate at least part of the creation and delivery of social advertisements in the New Year Smartly.io, the leading social advertising automation platform for designers and performance marketers,  announced new research outlining how retail organizations are spending their marketing dollars on social media advertising. Based on a survey of 300 senior marketing executives from retail organizations around the world, the report examines year-over-year findings while also exploring new topics to…

The Eternal Marketing Dilemma: In-House versus Outsourced Advertising

With the overall U.S. ad spend expected to reach $246 billion by the end of this year and The total US advertising agency revenue projected to be $53.5 billion by the end of 2024, it’s no surprise that companies are hyper-focused on how and where to allocate their marketing resources. Like many other essential business functions, marketers struggle to quantify the benefits of developing and leveraging talent within their organization, versus outsourcing marketing services. The strategy an advertiser employs is highly…

Devika Bulchandani Named CEO of Ogilvy North America & Global Chairwoman of Advertising

Ogilvy announced that Devika Bulchandani has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Ogilvy North America and Global Chairwoman of Advertising. Devika will be responsible for driving all aspects of Ogilvy's core business across the United States and Canada which spans Advertising, Brand & Content, Public Relations & Influence, Experience, Growth & Innovation, and Health. She will also support Ogilvy's advertising business across the global network. Andy Main, Global CEO for Ogilvy said: "Dev is a leader with…

Brands Will Waste 99.9% Of Banner Advertising Spend This Year

Brands must shift attention to RCS to avoid wasting a staggering $917.2 billion in digital media budget by 2028 Brands will waste 99.9% of digital advertising spend on digital banners, this is according to the findings of an independent report published by business messaging intelligence experts, Mobilesquared. This highlights the extremely poor return on investment achieved by digital banner advertising today—for every $1 million invested, just 0.1%, or $1,000 derives value for brands, resulting in $999,000 being wasted by…

Delivering Better Customer Experience Using Customer Data Management

If there is one thing that has strengthened during the COVID-19 pandemic is our reliance on technology. Even more so, smart technology, also referred to as SmartTech in the modern business parlance. In the business world, the pandemic brought limitations in the form of a reduced workforce and resources. The year 2020 also tightened the corporate world’s take on smart decision-making in relevance to objectives and functionality. Right from the front, the decisions have been well calculated, well carried out, and in the…

Adapex and Dsquared Sales Form Advertising Sales Partnership

Adapex, a leading provider of full-service, full-stack Header Bidding technologies has partnered with Dsquared Sales, a full-service direct sales firm offering top-level, premium advertising sales experience nationwide. The partnership aims to fortify Adapex's position in the marketplace as a provider of programmatic and direct deals for agency/brand campaigns for our rapidly expanding roster of publisher partners. Marketing Technology News: Zoho Announces Partnership With Tata Consultancy Services Debra Fleenor,…

Hyundai and Spotify Release Digital My City Unlocked Local Experiences

Hyundai and Spotify have come together to inspire drivers and music fans with the My City Unlocked digital experience. Powered by the all-new 2021 Hyundai Elantra, three emerging artists will create a curated virtual tour of their hometowns through audio and visual storytelling. Lauren Juaregui (Miami) – Jauregui has collaborated with some of the world's biggest artists and producers, sold millions of records worldwide, and has amassed millions of global streams. Amber Mark (New York City) – Mark was nominated for…

Mediavine Launches Trellis, a WordPress Framework Geared Toward Programmatic Advertising Excellence

Groundbreaking Product is Already Proving Higher Viewable Impressions for Advertisers Mediavine is pleased to announce the launch of its premier WordPress framework, Trellis. Trellis is the first WordPress framework focused on pagespeed and ad performance, exclusively providing publishers with tools and technology that were previously only available to those with an engineering team. Mediavine is the only firm in the advertisement technology industry to develop a WordPress product of this scale. "We are thrilled to…