MarTech Primer: Advertising Technology and Demand-Side Platforms (DSPs)

Long gone are the days when purchasing ads on TV or Radio were sufficient for improving Sales performances. In 1994, the first banner ad appeared on Hotwired.com and thus, the emergence of Digital Advertising. With the introduction of Google AdWords (in 2000), Google AdSense (in 2003), and Facebook ads (in 2007), digital advertising further evolved by leaps and bounds.  Digital Advertising today involves understanding customer behaviors and thus introduces the need for a transition to Advertising Technology (AdTech). In…

Samsung Ads Launches Samsung Demand-Side Platform

Samsung Ads, the advanced TV advertising unit of the TV set manufacturer, is launching Samsung DSP, a self-serve demand-side platform. The Samsung DSP (a demand-side platform) will give programmatic buyers access to exclusive CTV inventory, as well as offering targeted audiences and data from across 45 million households. Advertisers can manage the campaign reach and frequency of linear TV, connected TV (CTV), and mobile and desktop. Marketing Technology News: Seismic Earns the #1 Spot in the G2 Grid Report for…

CANOPY Management Approved as Official Amazon Demand-Side Platform Provider

CANOPY Management announced it was selected as one of Amazon's preferred Demand-Side Platform (DSP) agencies. CANOPY was one of the few independent agencies approved to use the service. This allows CANOPY Partners to sidestep the e-commerce giant's significant monthly spending minimums yet still leverage the powerful DSP retargeting service at a lower buy in—all while under the umbrella of CANOPY's other highly-success seller optimization services. Marketing Technology News: Nielsen Advances Shopper Research With…

Smart AdServer Acquires Demand-Side Platform LiquidM

As a Leading Independent Ad Monetization Platform, Smart AdServer aims to Align Supply and Demand to Deliver Financial and Operational Efficiency to Advertisers and Digital Publishers Smart AdServer, the leading independent ad monetization platform, announced its acquisition of LiquidM, the Bertelsmann-owned, global Demand Side Platform (DSP) based in Berlin. LiquidM's technology will be integrated into Smart's technology stack to offer digital advertisers, agencies and trading desks enhanced access to premium publishers'…

Two Ways Brand Safety is Affecting Demand-Side Platforms

According to a study from the CMO Council, 72 percent of marketers are concerned about brand safety. Similarly, 78 percent feel their brand’s reputation has been tarnished by the accidental placement of ads alongside controversial content. In the wake of recent brand safety worries, transparency has become a major issue for advertisers. Now, we’re witnessing the effect these concerns have on how advertisers buy and the demand-side platforms they use. To take a closer look at this phenomenon, my company, MediaRadar,…

SRAX Acquires OpenDSP’s Demand-Side Platform

Technology Acquisition Complements And Strengthens SRAX Platform's Capabilities For Digital Marketers And Content Owners To Reach Valuable Audiences SRAX announced the acquisition of Demand Side Platform (DSP) technology from OpenDSP, a privately-held company. The technology focuses on marketing experimentation, intelligence and optimization for brands and agencies. "OpenDSP has developed a unique DSP with exciting Real-Time Bidding (RTB) and targeting capabilities that will fit perfectly into the SRAX…

Taptica Acquires Tremor Video’s Demand-Side Platform for $50 Million

Tremor Video DSP will operate as an independent division of Taptica, and will be led by Lauren Wiener, who has served as Tremor Video’s president of buyer platforms for nearly five years. Taptica, a global end-to-end mobile advertising platform that helps the world's top brands reach their most valuable users with the widest range of traffic sources available, today announced the acquisition of Tremor Video’s demand-side platform (DSP), an industry-leading technology stack built for video optimization and attribution, for…

MediaMath Tops Forrester Omnichannel Demand-Side Platform Report

MediaMath scores the highest according to the report in current offering and strategy MediaMath, a company that combines data, omnichannel, media and machine learning on a single unified programmatic platform for marketers said that it had scored the highest points in its current solution category in The Forrester Wave™: Omnichannel Demand-Side Platforms, Q2 2017” report. The Forrester Wave report classifies and appraises omnichannel demand-side platform providers in the field of programmatic ad technology. The…

Infusing Customer Insights Into Your Business: A Look At Customer Relationship Management Systems (CRMs), Customer Data Platforms (CDPs),…

By James Bayhack, Sub-Saharan Africa Director at www.CM.com In today’s digital world, data-driven customer analytics have become the heartbeat of modern businesses. Customers are engaging with businesses through digital channels while innovative technology allows the tracking of online activity, giving businesses access to more customer insights. So, how can businesses manage all the data at their disposal? Marketing Technology News: Realeyes Named Winner In 2021 Artificial Intelligence Excellence Awards For Its…

A Quick Read on a Few Top AI Powered Ad Tech Platforms

Artificial Intelligence is engulfing marketing and advertising at every level, right from automatic ad creation, ad buying to audience targeting. Not to mention that most of the major ad platforms are powered by AI, and these platforms are capable of creating impactful advertisements without a lot of human involvement anymore. Artificial Intelligence has already disrupted marketing and advertising. It is normal to wonder  - what 2021 bring for AdTech? This makeshift from conventional to online has been a blessing to…

Adtelligent Announces the Launch of its New Demand Side Platform DSP Simplified

Adtelligent has recently announced the official launch of DSP Simplified, its demand-side platform that can be used by direct advertisers, agencies, marketers, affiliates, and others as a fully self-serve advertising platform. In relentless efforts to expand its service portfolio, Adtelligent has just introduced its new demand-side platform: DSP Simplified. With a holistic approach to supply and demand management, this ad tech company is dedicated to delivering efficient solutions that offer better campaign management for…

Amazon Advertising Demand Side Platform DSP UK Based Business Clear Ads Launches Podcast

The Amazon advertising demand-side platform DSP business, Clear Ads, is bringing its expertise to its podcast show "Highway to Sell." With new episodes every two weeks, the show is focused on helping sellers and e-commerce businesses navigate Amazon advertising. Clear Ads, the UK's pre-eminent Amazon advertising demand side platform (DSP) business, has recently announced the launch of its podcast, "Highway to Sell." The show has already covered topics of interest, including recommending a strategy for bidding and keyword…

MOLOCO Launches Automated Buying Platform for In-House Programmatic Advertising, Featuring Bid Optimization and LAT Targeting

MOLOCO Cloud gives performance-based mobile marketers automated optimization, unparalleled transparency, and complete control over their programmatic advertising MOLOCO, a leader in machine learning and growth solutions for mobile marketers, announced the general availability of MOLOCO Cloud, an automated buying platform for ad inventory across the world’s leading programmatic exchanges and in-app ad networks. Now available as a cloud-based platform for all app marketers, MOLOCO Cloud is powered by proprietary machine…

ChannelAdvisor Announces Platform Enhancements Designed to Optimize Retail Product Content and Improve Operational Efficiency

New features also include fulfillment monitoring capabilities, support for new sales channels and Managed Services for Amazon DSP ChannelAdvisor Corporation, a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable brands and retailers to increase global sales, announced new platform capabilities and an expansion of services to help brands efficiently manage product data for retailers, monitor fulfillment performance, expand to new channels, and leverage Amazon's demand side platform (DSP) for advertising. "The…

Verve Group Acquires Digital Video Ad Platform From Nexstar Inc.

Verve Group Is Solidifying Its Position as a Leading Global Advertising Technology Platform Verve Group, a global brand performance ad platform, announced the acquisition of Nexstar Inc.’s digital video advertising technology platform, formerly known as LKQD. The digital video platform reaches over 200 million unique monthly users in the US across desktop, mobile, in-app, and connected TV devices and provides Verve Group with sophisticated video advertising capabilities as it continues to scale its business following other…

Comcast to Launch Disney+ and ESPN+ on Xfinity Platforms

Comcast and The Walt Disney Company announced that they have reached an agreement that includes the rights for Comcast to distribute the Disney+ and ESPN+ services on its Xfinity X1 and Flex platforms. “With the addition of Disney+ and ESPN+, our X1 and Flex customers will soon have the ability to easily find and watch the complete range of Disney shows and sports,” said Rebecca Heap, Senior Vice President, Video and Entertainment, Comcast Cable. “Whether it’s live, on demand or streamed via an app, unifying content is…

Appian Introduces the First Unified Platform for Hyperautomation

Appian announced the latest version of the Appian Low-code Automation Platform. The new version makes it easier than ever for IT to drive rapid and substantial business value from a new generation of powerful and scalable enterprise automation technologies, united on the industry's leading platform for low-code development. "Through the course of 2020, the urgency for fast and powerful process automation became undeniable as organization struggled with the distributed workforces, broken processes, and inaccessible data…

Questback Embraces Oracle Cloud to Widen Access to Leading Experience Management Platform

Questback, the enterprise experience management technology company, announced the availability of its solution on the Oracle Cloud. Questback is a powerful, yet easy-to-use solution that allows organizations to run decentralized feedback initiatives over the course of the employee, customer, and product journey. It is used by over 1,700 top brands in 27 countries, in 133 languages. As part of Questback's strategic move to the public cloud and focus on expanding its reach, Questback has been listed on the Oracle Cloud…

Ayrshare Launches the API-First Social Media Management Platform

Ayrshare, the social media API platform, announced the public launch of the Ayrshare Application Programming Interface, or API, to automate social media posting. The API addresses the needs of companies and platforms that programmatically post content to multiple social media networks. "For companies that are publicly facing, social media is important to build their brand, engage their community, and drive new sales," said Geoffrey Bourne, co-founder of Ayrshare. "We are now seeing a fresh wave of adoption of API-first…

Lumen and Zoom Combine Technology and Collaboration Platforms

At a time when the world needs to be closer while being apart, Lumen Technologies and Zoom have been bringing together their technology capabilities and communications expertise to help businesses keep their vital conversations going. Today, they are expanding that partnership and offering customers Zoom delivered by Lumen. This solution provides an enhanced collaboration experience for businesses around the world, combining the speed and reliability of the platform with world-class collaboration platform. Marketing…