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Build Your Story in Your Customers’ Mobile Devices Conventional advertising companies, such as WPP PLC, are struggling mightily in the wake of companies like Google and Facebook. One way to fight back is with short-form media using platforms provided by companies like Instagram, Snapchat, and the soon-to-be-launched Quibi. But the challenge to generate content that speaks to customers effectively, personally, and inexpensively still remains. Marketing Technology News: New Retail Systems Research Survey Report Details…

Building on Success of Its Business and Financial Networks, Dianomi Now Offers Lifestyle Brands a Distinct Premium Native-at-Scale…

Provides Important New Revenue Stream for Lifestyle Publishers from Premium Brands Dianomi, the financial and business-focused native ad marketplace for premium brands and publishers, announced it has begun testing a new, distinct lifestyle marketplace with select brands and publishers, including The Washington Post and Kiplinger. The industry-first offering offers lifestyle brands a premium, brand-suitable environment, providing important revenue streams for lifestyle publishers that goes beyond core programmatic…

How D2C Companies Can Move Successfully into Brand-Building

Just two and a half years after its launch, Brandless stopped taking orders and laid off over 70 staff. Once on track to disrupt the high-quality organic produce market that the likes of Whole Foods dominates, the company blames the crowded e-commerce market for its downfall. The disrupter became disrupted. Brandless is not the only Direct to Consumer (D2C) brand experiencing the negative effects of oversaturated markets. In the past, D2C brands relied heavily on Performance Marketing, with 98% of such brands believing that…

Building and Maintaining Digital Trust and Brand Loyalty: A Three-Step Process

Businesses that successfully achieve digital transformation don’t just complete it overnight. Transformation has many key components and best practices, and it’s a continuous process. When it is achieved though, these digital enterprises have the opportunity to prosper, build customer trust and maintain brand loyalty. As we engage with customers through more digital channels, maintaining their trust, in particular, becomes a highly paramount component to keeping your business afloat and prosperous. In recent years, customer…

Really Simple Systems Avoids the Pitfalls of Website Rebrand by Building In-House

Leading cloud CRM vendor, Really Simple Systems, has launched a new rebranded website, creating a fresh, contemporary look for their CRM software. The new design aims to marry the marketing collateral with the CRM user interface (UI), whilst addressing the need for a "mobile first" optimised site. Keeping within the company's philosophy of "making CRM simple," the new branding is clean and uncluttered, enabling web visitors to easily find the information they need. Marketing Technology News: Indium Software…

Brand-Building in a Highly Competitive Industry

Picture this: You’re buying a television. How many brand names immediately come to mind? Most people can only mention  the top two or three brands in the television market. It’s the same with soft drinks, cars, chocolates—and even people. This is testimony to the fact that irrespective of market competition—and how many products a customer uses—there’s only space for a few brands in a customer’s mind when it comes to spontaneous brand recall. This idea holds across diverse products and consumer groups. Marketing…

Stephen Arnold Music and TradeCafe Leverage the Power of Sonic Branding

Bassett & Walker’s new cloud platform for trading agricultural commodities has a sonic signature that says “confidence, reliability and security.” As part of the launch of its new cloud-based trading platform, TradeCafe™, international agricultural commodities trader Bassett & Walker Inc. asked Stephen Arnold Music to create sonic branding that was memorable, conveyed security, confidence and integrity, and was pleasing enough to stand up to hundreds of repetitions. It had to appeal to a global clientele of…

Premium Spirits Company Milestone Brands Hires Spirits Industry & William Grant Marketing Veteran

Dulce Vida Tequila Slated to Achieve Record Breaking Year Milestone Brands LLC, the premium spirits company based in Austin, Texas, announces Marc Carson as the Vice President of Marketing, effective August 3rd. A 20-year veteran of the spirits industry, Carson began his career as a Field Marketing Manager for Remy Cointreau based in Dallas. He moved to Los Angeles with Remy to lead Commercial Marketing for the West until 2009, before moving on to build the Commercial Marketing team for William Grant and Sons, from…

IBM and Influential Launch AI-enabled Social Targeting Solution To Help Brands Identify

IBM Expands Collaboration with Social Media Technology Platform Influential New Solution, "IBM Watson Advertising Social Targeting with Influential," Harnesses AI to Help Identify Influencers that Align with a Brand's Values and Voice IBM announced the launch of Watson Advertising Social Targeting with Influential, a new solution that harnesses artificial intelligence (AI) to help brands identify influencers that best align with their brand values. The new solution within the Watson Advertising suite of targeting products…

TAG and JICWEBS Announce Merger of Digital Ad Industry’s Leading Anti-Fraud and Brand Safety

Mike Zaneis to Serve as CEO & Jules Kendrick as Managing Director UK/Europe for Consolidated Organization under TAG Brand The digital advertising industry's two leading anti-fraud and brand safety organizations, the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) and Joint Industry Committee for Web Standards (JICWEBS), announced an agreement to merge. Mike Zaneis will serve as CEO for the combined organization – which will carry the TAG name – while JICWEBS's Jules Kendrick will take the new role of Managing Director of UK…

FOCUS Brands Consolidates Gift Card Programs for all Brands under Givex

Givex, the cloud-based customer engagement solution that helps to streamline business operations from end-to-end, announced today their partnership in providing FOCUS Brands their first united gift card processing platform for their U.S. business Givex, the cloud-based customer engagement solution that helps to streamline business operations from end-to-end, announced their partnership in providing FOCUS Brands their first united gift card processing platform for their U.S. business. Atlanta-based FOCUS Brands is the…

CommerceIQ Launches Industry’s First Advertising Managed Service Enabling Consumer Brands

New Omni-Channel Managed Service Provides Full-Funnel Advertising Optimization For Amazon; Beta Trials Initiated for Instacart and other Retailers Hundreds of Leading Consumer Brands Including Brawny, Quilted Northern, Black+Decker, Remington and Greenworks Use CommerceIQ Advertising to Accelerate Market Share Growth and Achieve Up to 40% Incremental Sales and 20% Improvement in Profitability CommerceIQ, the leader in Ecommerce Channel Optimization, launched a fully managed omni-channel advertising service powered by…

MCG launch New SaaS Brand ‘Huler’, To Disrupt the Way We Work, Forever

MCG, whose group of companies include fast growing software and eLearning design business DBLX, is utilising its skills and expertise to offer a new suite of SAAS systems and off the shelf content, following several years of building successful, bespoke platforms under the DBLX brand. Having demonstrated huge success and impact for an impressive client list including names like Santander, L’Oréal and BT, MCG are set to take their unique offering of cutting-edge learning experiences and platforms to a wider audience as a…

How Financial Companies can use Sound Branding To Communicate With Customers

Digital payment technology was already rapidly removing the need to physically exchange money long before the COVID-19 crisis came along. Recently published data suggests a significant decline in the use of cash in recent months as people concerned with associated health risks turn to the burgeoning array of digital services enabling people to control their income or expenditure such as mobile apps, websites and e-commerce experiences. But, consumers are also switching in large numbers to contactless payments in-store…

Source Digital Partners With LiveXLive to Create the “Brand Safe” Marketing Strategy Businesses Need to Thrive

The immersive commerce and advanced advertising platform joins with the industry's first "live social music network" to offer interactive content experiences that go beyond what social media platforms can currently offer The onset of COVID-19 has hit nearly every American business sector, resulting in consequences ranging from minor setbacks to enormous profit losses. In this climate, any business looking for a healthy ROI needs a next-generation approach to gain a decisive competitive edge, and these brands need look no…

Building a B2B Marketing Budget for Uncertain Times

The pandemic is prompting B2B marketers to revisit their budgets and outreach strategies. There’s never been a better time to implement revenue-focused metrics so you can allocate spend more efficiently. To bend the curve and save lives during the COVID-19 crisis, people stayed home, and businesses scrapped roadshows, conferences, and other events. Some companies reduced staff and slashed budgets, and millions are working from home. While this disruption affects people’s lives and livelihoods, it also has a major impact…

Metacake’s Ken Ott Advises Readers on Building an E-commerce Business

Ken Ott, co-founder of Metacake, an e-commerce growth team, gives expert online marketing advice for small business owners in two recent articles for marthastewart.com's "American Made" section, dedicated to practical business advice and inspiration. Ken's May 6th interview focused on Building a Profitable Ecommerce Business, sharing Metacake's philosophy behind digital e-commerce basics, such as developing diverse business and marketing channels and focusing on customer lifetime value over ROAS. One bit of practical…

Content Management Software Company Content Catalyst Announces New Brand Identity and Website

New branding reflects the company’s mission to become the first-choice content workflow system for analysts Content Catalyst Ltd, a privately owned software company based in Leeds, announces a rebrand and unveiling of a new corporate website focused on content delivery and management solutions for market analysts and business information providers. “By becoming Content Catalyst, we not only retain over 17 years of history and reputation, but we also move forward to ensure we succeed in our mission of building great…

Mitto Adds Verified SMS by Google to Help Brands Strengthen Consumer Relationships

Mitto, a leading provider of global omnichannel communications solutions, today announced the addition of Verified SMS by Google to the Mitto platform. The feature is aimed at helping businesses strengthen their conversations with users, build trust, and prevent scams. With Verified SMS, brands can leverage sender authentication and branding features to deliver highly secure, trustworthy SMS customer communications. As more businesses digitize their customer communication channels and deploy SMS-based marketing, these…

Valor Digital Announces New Breed of Digital Marketing Partner Aimed at Strengthening & Streamlining In-House Brand

At launch, Valor Digital introduces major industry partnerships and leadership, global expertise Valor Digital, a new breed of digital marketing partner, announced its official launch and major industry partners. Valor is a company that calls itself a digital agent, acting as an extension of its clients' internal marketing teams. Valor empowers brands, and agencies, with customizable tools, strategies and industry leading expertise, allowing them to maintain control over their digital marketing execution and vendors. As…