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LiveRamp Partners with Goodway Group, Activating People-Based Marketing

Goodway Group, the programmatic partner agencies trust to drive campaign performance and media efficiency, partnered with LiveRamp™, an Acxiom® company  and leading provider of omnichannel identity resolution. The partnership enables Goodway Group to activate people-based digital marketing initiatives for its agency and brand clients. Consumers now have elevated expectations for brand engagement, and this partnership offers marketers insights to help optimize and unify experiences throughout a customer’s journey. Goodway…

Interview with Jared Feldman, Founder and CEO, Canvs

"Emotions drive behavior and advertisers must aim to strike an emotional chord with audiences, and form an ongoing connection and narrative that consumers can relate to"On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role at Canvs and how you got here? (What inspired you to be a part of a technology innovation company?)  I am CEO and founder of Canvs, an emotion analytics company, and I spend most of the time thinking about how we create empathy for the client and solve their problems. Canvs started out as Mashwork,…

The Secrets to Pharma’s Success in Mobile Advertising

The Challenge The tortoise of digital advertising might pull off yet another win. In 2017, the pharmaceutical industry has learned important lessons from early adopters and is now enjoying enviable success. By focusing on a mobile-first strategy, harnessing the power and sophistication of mobile apps, and utilizing only the best performing placements, pharma’s digital advertising strategy is paying dividends. The pharmaceutical industry is known for moving slowly due to regulations, policies, and oversight. The Food…

Evergage Secures $10M in Series C Funding

Evergage, the real-time personalization platform company, today announced it has raised $10 million in Series C funding. Led by Arrowroot Capital – which also led Evergage’s Series B round early last year – the round includes participation from previous investors G20 Ventures and PJC as well, indicating a strong vote of confidence in Evergage’s trajectory. This latest financing now brings Evergage’s total venture funding to $31.5 million. Evergage will use the new funds to drive expansion across the company – including…

Demandbase Unveils “Real-Time Intent” to Transform B2B and Account-Based Marketing

Demandbase New Artificial Intelligence-Based Technology Gives B2b Companies A Head Start On The Buying Cycle More than 70% of B2B buyers start their research with a generic search. For ABM success, it is critical for companies to identify, reach and engage the key decision makers as early as possible in the buyer’s journey. Leveraging Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI/ML) can prove to be very handy for B2B marketers seeking a head start. To help such marketers, Demandbase, the pioneer in Account-Based…

LinkedIn Marketing Diversifies its Partner Program with New Categories and MarTech Members

Linkedin Has Announced That It Is Introducing 19 New Partners In Three New Categories To Help Marketers LinkedIn has announced that it is doubling down on solving 3 major pain points for their customers by expanding their LinkedIn Marketing Partner program. They’ve enlisted 19 new partners in three new categories— - Marketing Analytics - Audience Management - Media Buying Rely on LinkedIn Marketing Partner Program to Measure and Optimize ROI on MarTech Investments The LinkedIn Marketing Partner Program is a…

Sticky Content Launches Native Advertising Network Powered By Nativo To Monetize Branded Content Inventory

Sticky Content, the PA Group’s creative content agency, has partnered with native advertising platform Nativo to offer leading brand clients access to publisher audiences at scale Emily Shelley, Managing Director at Sticky Content, said, “In an era of increasing fragmentation, reaching a guaranteed high-value audience with engaging content is becoming harder to achieve. That’s why this new native network offers such value to our brand clients.” Shelley added, “Meanwhile publishers, many of whom have a long and…

Interview with Hernan Lopez, Founder & CEO at Wondery

"The ads work best when there is a genuine connection between the host of a show and the product they’re advertising."On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role at Wondery and how you got here? (What inspired you to be a part of a technology innovation company?) Before I launched Wondery, I was the CEO of Fox International Channels. At some point, I became convinced that smartphones were becoming the “first screen” for many people – and I wanted to create a media company that was smartphone-centered, yet in a…

3Cinteractive Acquires Prime Message Mobile Marketing Business Unit from CellTrust Corporation

3Cinteractive (3C), a leading provider of mobile marketing services, announced its second acquisition this year, purchasing the Prime Message mobile marketing business unit from CellTrust Corporation, a leader in enterprise secure communication archiving and mobile compliance enforcement for Bring-Your-Own Device (BYOD) solutions. Catapult Advisors LLC served as financial advisor to 3C for the transaction. Read Also: RevealMobile Launches Social Direct to Turn Location Data into Social Audiences This acquisition will…

Interview with Jim Eustace, CEO at Get Smart Content

"The first step is to make sure you can tell the difference between AI and BS."On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role at Get Smart Content and how you got here? (what inspired you to be a part of a technology innovation company) I lead the team as CEO. The team and I have been together for a number of years and have always worked in marketing analytics and content management. About five years ago, we saw the opportunity to directionally change the way we use behavioral data – to move it from looking at…

WHOSAY Launches Platform That Matches Brands to Influencers

Marketers Can Produce Custom Reports Using WHOSAY’s Match Platform To Uncover Talent Who Have Fans That Also Like Certain Brands WHOSAY, a leading company in the fast growing Influence marketing space,  launched its newly designed WHOSAY Match platform to provide agency and brand clients with a free web and mobile application that helps them connect their campaign objectives to the best talent at every level of influence. Recommended Read: Influencer Marketing & Your Customer Journey WHOSAY Match has already…

Interview with Ran Milo, VP Marketing at Bidalgo

"Marketing executives need to understand what functions can be handled by AI-enabled computers and what functions need to be managed by humans."On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role at Bidalgo and how you got here?  I was previously the VP of Bingo Marketing at 888.com, one of the largest online Casino, Bingo, Poker and sports betting sites in the world, and since user acquisition was a huge factor in our success, I knew first hand just how difficult it was to acquire high-quality users at scale. As a…

Mobile Advertising TechBytes with Changsu Lee and Benjamin Chen at Tapjoy

In May, Tapjoy, the provider of Maximum Impact Platform™ for mobile advertisers and app developers, announced a key partnership with an Oracle-owned digital ad search engine –Moat. The partnership provides Moat’s independent viewability and attention measurement for video ads on Tapjoy’s in-app inventory. We spoke to Changsu Lee, SVP, Platforms and Ben Chen SVP & GM, Developer Relations at Tapjoy to understand how rewarded advertising helps app developers keep users engaged longer. MTS: How does the Maximum Impact…

Interview with Doug Bewsher, CEO at Leadspace

"I think that the change in user interactions is going to fundamentally change our way of interacting with one another."On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us a bit about your role at Leadspace and how you got here. After holding the position of CMO at many companies, including Salesforce.com and Skype, I am now CEO at Leadspace - helping marketers be more effective, in contrast to being one myself! Having lived and breathed B2B Marketing for so long, and seeing how people actually use Sales and Marketing Automation,…

Interview with Gareth Davies, Founder & CEO at Adbrain

"AI has the power to create immense value out of both structured and dark data but the biggest beneficiaries will be people."On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us a little bit about your role Adbrain and how you got here? I’m the founder and CEO of Adbrain, a company specializing in AI for identity. I founded Adbrain with the core belief that companies that truly understand their cross-device customers can create a strategic advantage out of customer data, with positive consumer and societal impact as a result. I was…

Interview with Clint Oram, Co-founder and CMO at SugarCRM

"If the CRM doesn’t provide an easy user experience that makes their job simpler, marketing folks just won’t use it."On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us a little bit about your role and how you got here I helped found SugarCRM in 2004 with the goal of empowering companies around the world to transform their customer relationships and turn their customers into loyal fans. I was one of the original architects and developers of the Sugar platform, and focused on building out the product, company, partners, and community.…

Is Whitelisting a Win-Win for Brands and Influencers?

Social media is a primary gateway between a brand and its audience.  Many times the point of contact between a brand and its consumers is created by third parties -- publishers, paid media and increasingly influencers. Consider that 96% of people that discuss a brand online do not follow that brand’s owned social media profiles, according to a study from Brandwatch. Meanwhile, nearly 40% of Twitter users report making a purchase as a direct result of a tweet by an influencer on the site. The disconnect is clear. Owned…

Interview with Matthew Myers, Founder and CEO at Tidal Labs

"Influencer marketing is also similar to the slow-then-sudden growth of e-commerce."On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us a little bit about your role at Tidal and how you got here. (What inspired you to start an influencer marketing company) We look like an influencer marketing company, but in reality we see ourselves as a platform to help individuals get more opportunities and share their voices more widely. This may manifest as a way for brands to compensate influencers in exchange for posting. It could also take…

Interview with Jason Hemingway, Chief Marketing Officer at Thunderhead

"Audiences for both B2C and B2B brands are bored of being marketed at."On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us a little bit about your role at Thunderhead and how you got here. I lead the marketing team at Thunderhead. I oversee the many disciplines of marketing, and love the freedom and autonomy of working in the fast-paced Brit tech environment – no two days are the same. Marketing evolves rapidly as an industry and technology has a large role to play in the changing landscape. If we trace it back, I studied…

The Importance of Data Analytics in Marketing Strategies

We are producing more data than ever before. Every credit card transaction we make, each GPS pinpoint taken by your smartphone, and every click of the mouse we make online contributes to an increasingly large and varied dataset. Analytics is the software used to turn this data deluge into valuable insights – insights that are being put to use by a broad spectrum of industries all over the world. Over the last decade or so, marketing has been revolutionized by data analytics, allowing brands to deliver more targeted…