Ad Council Announces Most Extensive Rebrand in Its 75-Year History

Leader in Social Impact Marketing Introduces New Visual Identity, Campaign Models and Capabilities The Ad Council, America's leading non-profit organization dedicated to driving social change, announced its most significant rebrand in its 75-year history. This includes an evolution in how it works with corporate brands to address the country's most pressing social issues, an expansion of its content creation model, leveraging technological innovations that advance communications for social causes, as well as a new brand…

Bigtincan Named a Strong Performer Among Sales Enablement Automation Platforms

Bigtincan, the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation, announced that independent research firm Forrester Research, Inc. ranked Bigtincan as a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave: Sales Enablement Automation Platforms, Q3 2018. Today, Forrester named @Bigtincan a strong performer in their Forrester Wave report for sales enablement automation platforms. The Forrester report evaluated 12 of the most significant Sales Enablement Automation Platforms to assess the state of the sales enablement market.…

Connected TV for CTV: Fresh Insights from DMEXCO 2018  

Over 40,000 visitors and 1,000+ global ad tech industry leaders gathered  in Cologne for DMEXCO 2018, so the place was literally brimming with people, ideas, and spirit of innovation. Trying to achieve greater competitive advantages today companies actively merge and explore new advertising mediums like connected TV. In-house and white label solutions were also the main zones of interest at DMEXCO as brands keep looking for a greater business independence and transparency. Read More: Even Advertisers Avoid Their Own…

Mullenlowe Profero and Millennium Hotels and Resorts Wins 2018 Sitecore Experience Award for Best Use of Sitecore as Digital Experience…

Award Recognises Significant Digital Transformation of the Consumer Experience for Millennium Hotels and Resorts MullenLowe Profero Singapore and Millennium Hotels and Resorts have been chosen for the 2018 Sitecore Experience Awards as Greater Asia regional winner, in the category for best use of Sitecore as a digital experience platform. The category recognizes the agency’s digital transformation of Millennium Hotels and Resorts, including a new global website and mobile app, which has led to a 21.8% revenue increase…

Marketing Technology Bulletin Covering the Week Gone By

Top Picks from Martech Series. Original Martech Insights from the Week Gone By. Our staff writers compiled a bulletin covering important news occurring in the world of Marketing Technology. This bulletin is the best source to glance through major MarTech developments last week. Clari Names Cornelius Willis as Chief Marketing Officer The Benioffs Acquire the TIME Media Brand for $190 Million Meredith Corporation Have Sold the 95-Year-Old Mass Media Group to Marc and Lynne Benioff Kochava’s New Audience Insights…

Neo4j 3.5 Poised to Power the Next Generation of AI & Machine Learning Systems

Latest Neo4j Graph Platform Reveals Context for AI Applications using a Connections-First Approach Neo4j, the market leader in connected data, announced the upcoming release of Neo4j 3.5, the native graph platform designed to drive the success and adoption of real-time business applications, including artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) systems. Neo4j customers – including eBay and Caterpillar – have demonstrated that connected graph datasets are a foundational element of enterprise AI…

Digital Marketing Company, fishbat, Discusses 4 Ways Brands Can Use IG TV to Build Brand Awareness

As part of their mission to help businesses up their social media game, digital marketing agency fishbat discusses 4 ways brands can use IG TV in order to build brand awareness. Instagram is one of the most popular social media apps in the world, and usage is especially prevalent in younger demographics. In an effort to compete with YouTube in the arena of long form video content, Instagram has launched IG TV - and it's an incredibly valuable tool for marketing. Here are four ways that a company can leverage the power…

Constellation Agency Launches Women’s Empowerment Initiative

“At some point between childhood and work-life, women in our society begin to adjust their expectations downward in ways that men do not.” We know it, but what are we doing about it? Constellation Agency, a leader in diversity marketing campaigns for the automotive industry, is helping change the narrative.  Their impactful video “Breaking Down Boundaries for Women in Business” is a powerful tool and a call to action for companies who understand that empowering women creates an environment of strength for everyone.…

Tappx Appoints Fernando Saiz as CMO

Tappx, the one-stop-shop adtech solution for user acquisition and mobile app monetisation, announced that Fernando Saiz has been named as its new chief marketing officer. Based in Barcelona, Saiz takes up responsibilities for Tappx’s integrated marketing strategy, global marketing team and brings considerable digital marketing expertise. Saiz has been promoted from within the ranks of Tappx, having joined as head of growth in January 2018. He is now driving both on and offline global marketing initiatives for Tappx, and…

Interview with Eng Tan, CEO and Founder, Simplr

"We’ll start to see a bigger shift and need for experience management tools that help marketers better understand every aspect of how their customer is communicating to them, and at every step of the sales cycle."Tell us about your current role and about your background and how you came to found Simplr?  My role is to deliver a great customer experience for our partners and their consumers. What that looks like specifically ranges from day-to-day quality control to anticipating and understanding our partner needs, to…

Singular Raises $30 Million Series B Funding Round to Help Growth Marketers Harness the Data Explosion

Funding Round Led by Norwest Venture Partners with Participation from General Catalyst, Method Capital, Telstra Ventures, Translink Capital, and Thomvest Singular, the marketing intelligence platform that unifies marketing analytics for the world's best digital marketers, announced that it has closed $30 million in Series B funding. The new funding will be used to accelerate product development and innovation, revolutionizing how growth marketers use data to drive decisions. Scott Beechuk, partner at Norwest Venture…

vablet Hires Justin Nimergood as Chief Revenue Officer

A Leader in Mobile Sales Enablement Is Positioned for Continued Growth The sales enablement market is currently $780 Million and, according to leading industry analyst Aragon Research, it is estimated to grow to $5 Billion by 2021. Given this rapid growth projection, Meiotic, Inc., has hired former Cisco Channel/Sales Leader, Justin Nimergood, as the Company’s new Chief Revenue Officer. With his deep direct and channel sales leadership experience while at Cisco, his cross-industry relationships, and his solid core…

The Key to Good Marketing? Responsibility

This year’s DMEXCO conference had a motto for all 40,000 attendees: Take C.A.R.E. The acronym refers to four pillars of effective marketing—curiosity, action, responsibility and experience. Most marketers think about how these terms apply to their jobs, but I’d like to focus on responsibility for a moment. Because while many of us strive to take more responsibility for our work, actually doing it can be challenging. The hottest topic at DMEXCO 2018, whether through the lens of bitcoin or machine learning or GDPR, was…

Seven Examples of Outstanding B2B Marketing Campaigns

MarTech Series Lists Outstanding B2B Campaigns, that Industry Mavens  have Named as Their Favorites MarTech Series is doing a unique feature on B2B marketing campaigns that really stood out. Our intent is to help the marketing community propel their campaigns in the right direction with content that resonates. We spoke to MarTech insiders to know their favorite campaigns. Here are the seven picks: Salesforce Beerud Sheth, Co-Founder, and CEO, Gupshup, spoke exclusively to MarTech Series sharing his favorite B2B…

PactSafe Launches Chat-to-Sign, Converting Live Conversations into Legally Binding Contracts

First of Its Kind Product Allows Customers to Create, Distribute and Accept Contracts in Slack and Intercom PactSafe, the workflow platform for contract acceptance, announces the launch of Chat-to-Sign, a new product of its platform that integrates with collaboration hub Slack and customer messaging platform Intercom to allow signers to accept contracts inside of chat conversations. According to recent reports, 30 percent of all agreements are currently opened from a mobile web browser. This number is much lower…

Verve Announces Exclusive Partnership with Accretive Media, Bringing the Power of Movement Science to Digital Out-Of-Home

Verve, the leading mobile platform for location-powered programmatic video and display marketing,  announces its exclusive partnership with Accretive Media, a programmatic digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertising platform. The partnership brings location-powered consumer insights, targeting, and measurement capabilities to the DOOH space, empowering brands and advertisers to reach uniquely-qualified consumer segments that take into consideration movement patterns as well as the benefit of cross-screen exposure. During a…

Pinterest and AspireIQ Collaborate to Expand Influencer Marketing Initiatives for Brands

AspireIQ Wants to Introduce Brands to Pinterest’s 250 Million+ Users Through Influencer Marketing AspireIQ (formerly Revfluence) announced that it would partner with Pinterest for Content Marketing. AspireIQ is one of the leaders in sourcing Influencer Marketing Platforms to brands for marketing campaigns. Brands can leverage AspireIQ' ecosystem to connect with influencers for creating exceptional marketing campaigns exclusively for Pinterest. AspireIQ will also gain access to Pinterest' campaign performance analytics…

Branding to Store Benchmark Study: On Average It Costs Just $6 to Drive a Consumer to Store

Until now there has been almost no investment in testing the returns generated by mobile advertising.  We, therefore, wanted to demonstrate the effectiveness of this channel that we were seeing in the numerous successful campaigns run on our Hawk Demand-Side Platform (DSP). To do that we chose our drive-to-store tool, ‘Branding To Store’, a powerful mobile advertising solution for retailers wanting to drive customers to their outlets and FMCG brands that need to attract consumers to stores that stock their products.…

Goodway Group Launches Proprietary Auto Purchase Attribution, Connecting Online Advertising to Offline Auto Sales for Regional Advertisers

Oracle Data Cloud Integration Anonymously Matches Impression Data to Polk Purchase Data Goodway Group, the digital partner advertisers trust to deliver campaign performance and media efficiency, announced the launch of Auto Purchase Attribution, a proprietary solution with Oracle Data Cloud that connects online advertising efforts to offline auto sales at a regional level. The solution anonymously matches Goodway’s impression data to Polk purchase data to determine which households were exposed to advertising and which of…

The Talkwalker AI Engine Provides Social Media Analytics Automation to Find Relevant Brand Insights Faster

Newly Launched AI-Powered Automation Engine Will Revolutionize the Social Listening Industry, Slashing Time Spent on Manual Analytics Tasks Talkwalker, the leading social listening and analytics platform, announced the launch of the Talkwalker AI Engine. This revolutionary AI aids PR & marketing personnel by automating social data analytics, giving them more time to focus on insights, and generating impactful results for their business. As the access to big data has grown exponentially, it’s become harder and more…