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Kaltura Announces Advanced Advertising Solution Together with Yospace and SpotX

Leading Providers in Cloud TV and Advertising Team to Offer Customers the Most Robust, Flexible, and Fully Integrated Solution to Increase Revenue with Live and On-Demand Targeted Advertising Kaltura, the leading video technology provider, announces the release of its Advanced Advertising solution, which leverages the company’s partnership and technology integrations with Yospace, a leading dynamic ad insertion provider and SpotX, the global video advertising and monetization platform. Personalized advertising…

Shareablee Adds Industry’s First Branded Content Advertiser Search to Its Monetize Suite

Partnership Explorer Provides Branded Video Ad Intelligence for Social Marketers Shareablee Inc., announced their Monetize Suite's new Partnership Explorer, a first-of-its-kind branded content planning and ranking dashboard that provides unlimited access to search advertisers individually or by industry groupings across over 5000 global categories. To date, branded video on platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter have grown 57% since 2017, with nearly seventy percent of engagement being driven by Sports,…

How to Make Video a Better Part of Your Content Strategy

By all accounts, video is the future of content marketing. According to Cisco’s Visual Networking Index, it will account for 80 percent of all consumer internet traffic by 2019. But just because video is popular doesn’t mean brands know how to do it well. Branded video can only be as great as the strategy behind it. Video content is simply one tactic that has to be part of a wider marketing strategy. Regardless of what tactics you choose, a strong strategy starts with your audience. Do you want to reach people in a…

New Study: 2018 PROMO Online Video Statistics and Trends

The future of online marketing is video content. It’s the leading format for brands and advertisers, and for good reason – consumers absolutely love video content. That’s why we decided to dig deeper to find out how, when, and where people prefer to watch videos online. The team at PROMO conducted a study of more than 500 individuals of all ages. We asked about their habits and preferences when it comes to watching online videos. As a result, we learned a lot about when and how people watch video, along with some…

TechBytes with Matt Trotta, GM, North America, Playbuzz

Matt Trotta GM, North America, Playbuzz We were moved by the significant disruptions in the market for user-generated content and storytelling platforms. To understand the true definition of 'success' for marketing technology platforms in this space, we interviewed Matt Trotta, GM, North America, Playbuzz.Tell us about your journey and how you landed at Playbuzz? The majority of my career has really taken place in the branded content space. Perhaps most notable is the 6.5 years I spent at BuzzFeed, where I saw the…

Monetate Partners with Mobile1st

Partnership Delivers Best-in-Class Services and Expertise in Testing, Segmentation and Mobile Conversion Optimization for Small to Midsize Brands Monetate, the worldwide leader in personalization, and Mobile1st, a leading mobile conversion rate optimization services company, announced a strategic partnership to help increase marketing effectiveness and conversions for small to midsize organizations. The partnership offers combined expertise in mobile conversion optimization and the Monetate Test and…

Custora Scoops $13.75 Million Series B to Usher New Path in AI-Driven Digital Commerce

Customer Analytics Software Provider Uses Ai Technology to Drive Revenue and Lifetime Value for Today’s Top Retailers Today, Custora, the leading customer analytics platform for retail, announced $13.75 Million in Series B funding led by General Catalyst with participation from existing investors Foundation Capital and Greycroft. Custora helps retailers - including 7 out of the top 20 retailers in the U.S. - grow revenue and increase customer lifetime value (CLV) by making better use of AI-driven customer insights. At the…

Swanson Health Selects Alliance Data’s Conversant for Personalized Digital Marketing Services

New Agreement to Help Foster Deeper Engagement with Existing Customers and Website Visitors, and Expand Swanson Health's Customer Base Conversant, the digital media arm of Epsilon, an Alliance Data company, announced a new agreement with Swanson Health, a wellness leader for nearly five decades. Conversant will lead Swanson Health's personalized digital marketing to help increase product sales, grow its customer base and drive marketing efficiency. Founded in 1969, Swanson Health began as a mail-order business with a…

Lyft Business Reimagines Transportation with Salesforce

With Salesforce Pardot and Sales Cloud, Lyft Business Will Be Able to Drive Customer Engagement and Loyalty Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, announced that Lyft, the fastest growing rideshare company in the US, is using Salesforce Pardot and Sales Cloud to identify the best prospects, convert more leads and drive customer loyalty. Lyft Business designs transportation experiences and programs that make the ride matter—by driving business forward, rewarding people, and ultimately, upgrading the transportation…

MediaMath Announces Enhancements to Native Advertising Offering

Ad Tech Leader Makes Improving Consumer Experience Central in New Channel Release MediaMath announced enhancements to its native advertising offering with new creative management solutions and supply partnerships that fully integrate native advertising into its omnichannel DSP, empowering clients to leverage a single platform to manage a larger share of their media spend, and a creative format proven to be more engaging to consumers. The launch comes on the heels of MediaMath’s recent round of funding of $225 million and…

Unmasking the State of Influence in Men’s Grooming

Friday, August 17 this year was National Men’s Grooming Day - a day when men can focus on their appearance and when salons, hairdressers and beauty parlors can cater to men with various offers. What better time to look behind the beard, if you will, to understand the brands that are favorites in men’s grooming among influencers, and how marketers can learn from these brands to scale their own influencer marketing programs. Traackr gathered data from the top beauty influencers to find out which men’s grooming brands were…

Glympse Delivers Personalized Predictive Experience for TruGreen Customers

Nation's Largest Lawn Care Company Leverages Engagement Through ETA Updates and Live Map View of Specialists on the Way to Service Appointments Glympse, the pioneer of real-time location technology, is proud to announce they are working with TruGreen, the nation's leading professional lawn care company helping people live life outside, to deliver information to consumers and businesses-including the location and estimated time of arrival (ETA) of TruGreen specialists via the TruGreen mobile app. Glympse has integrated its…

Study: Holiday Marketing Emails Generate, on Average, Higher Conversions Than Business-As-Usual Emails

Themed Campaigns That Reference Specific Holidays See Lower Open Rates, but Generate More Conversions Than BAU Messages Holiday emails sent in Q4 of last year often drove higher conversion rates than business-as-usual (BAU) emails, despite generating 16.8 percent lower open rates, indicating the importance of message theme, type of offer and time of deployment when it comes to capturing subscriber attention and maximizing share of wallet. In its 2018 Holiday Marketing Guide, Yes Lifecycle Marketing analyzed almost 8…

Conversational Marketing Platform Drift Acquires Email Marketing Automatikon Tool Siftrock

Drift, the world’s leading conversational marketing and sales platform, introduced new products and partnerships built to connect businesses with customers now, not later, at HYPERGROWTH 2018. The company announced Conversational Advertising, Drift Assistant, the acquisition of Siftrock and partnerships with Marketo, Demandbase and Outreach. “The last decade in B2B sales and marketing was all about the business following up later,” said David Cancel, Drift Founder & CEO. “But today, B2B sales and marketing has to be…

Overcoming Perceptual Vigilance & Harnessing Disruption to Capture Attention

Attention spans are short, and they’re getting shorter. Consumers today are bombarded with editorial, commercial and social messages through more devices and sources than ever. As a video platform we’re acutely aware of the challenges brands face when trying to engage consumers, and are especially conscious of the damage that irrelevant messages can do - to both brands and publishers. At video intelligence we firmly believe that context is the key to capturing and keeping a consumer’s attention. By delivering content…

TechBytes with Holly Carter, Director, Product Marketing, Confirmit

Holly Carter Director, Product Marketing, Confirmit Advertising online to Gen Z is a hurdle that most brands have to overcome. Confirmit's recent survey has unveiled the trends in marketing to this generation. We spoke to Holly Carter, Director, Product Marketing, Confirmit, to understand the nuances of enhancing the user experience for Gen Z.Tell us about your role at Confirmit and the team/technology you handle. I am the Product Marketing Director at Confirmit. My role is to ensure researchers and corporations…

Demand Orchestration Platform 6sense Acquires ZenIQ

Creates Industry's Most Comprehensive Platform for Account Based Marketing 6sense, the industry's leading Demand Orchestration Platform, announced that it has completed the acquisition of ZenIQ, the highest-rated account-based marketing and sales orchestration solution on the market. With this acquisition, 6sense now provides the most comprehensive account-based marketing offering on the market, which includes the ability to enrich data records, identify interested accounts and buying centers, buiald a comprehensive…

Parrot Analytics Partners with Guinness World Records to Quantify TV Shows

Game of Thrones Ranks as the Most In-Demand TV Show and Stranger Things as the Most In-Demand Digital Original Show in the World Parrot Analytics, the leading big data TV analytics firm specializing in audience demand measurement worldwide, has partnered with Guinness World Records to identify the most in-demand TV series and digital original series in the world. Using Parrot Analytics' global, real-time, platform agnostic TV demand measurement system, Guinness World Records and Parrot Analytics charted demand for series…

Merkle Builds Capability and Scale in Australia with Acquisition of Amicus Digital

Leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency Merkle, part of Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) has acquired Amicus Digital, Australia’s leading independent specialist in Salesforce Marketing Cloud. Amicus Digital’s team of marketing cloud technical experts add significant capability and scale; accelerating Merkle’s growth and differentiation in Australia. The business will now become Amicus Digital, a Merkle Company, led by current managing director and co-founder Blair Cooke, with fellow…

RevJet Announces New Artificial Intelligence Applications for Ad Creative Experiences

AI-powered RevJet Apps Monitor Real-Time Market Data, Weather, Consumer Behavior and More to Deliver Meaningful Ad Experiences RevJet, creator of The Ad Experience Platform powering digital ad experiences for Fortune 500 marketers, announced the addition of two AI powered apps available to RevJet subscribers through the RevJet AppXchange. With RevJet's AppXchange, marketers and agencies can easily connect with key apps that power their creative strategy and management. From leveraging first-party data and creating complex…