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Study Reveals Latest Benchmark Numbers and Trends for High-Performance Email Marketing Campaigns

GoodFirms conducted constructive surveys with global IT companies and experts to obtain parallel insights that would benefit businesses dealing with email marketing, online reputation management, blockchain technology, PPC advertising, content marketing, and custom software development. Here is a summary of the aforementioned surveys conducted by the research team of GoodFirms: Benchmark Numbers, and Trends for Highly Converting Email Marketing Campaigns Email marketing has proved to bring on highest return on investments…

SITO Mobile Launches New Performance Guarantee

New Offering Empowers Marketers to Execute Media Buys Based on Business Results SITO Mobile, Ltd. the Consumer Behavior and Location Sciences company, announced the introduction of the SITO Performance Guarantee. This new assurance provides marketers with a risk-free offering to leverage SITO’s superior location data, ad serving technology and managed services to execute media buys based on quantifiable performance metrics that go beyond impression-based CPM. With the new assurance guarantee, SITO will develop, plan and…

Persado and Emarsys Announce Strategic Partnership to Give Marketers Seamless, Data-Driven Creative and Campaign Automation, Driving a 37…

Joint Customers Will Have Access to Persado’s Ai-Powered Language Analysis Alongside Emarsys’ Industry-Specific Marketing Solutions Persado, the leader in using AI to generate the best-performing marketing creative harnessing the power of words, announced a strategic partnership with Emarsys, the only marketing platform that knows your industry. The integration combines Persado’s revolutionary platform for generating data-driven creative at scale, with Emarsys’ unmatched turnkey marketing solutions that support profitable…

Calix Marketing Cloud Adds Machine Learning Capabilities for Behavioral Analytics-Based Churn Prediction

New Capability Leverages Advanced Analytics to Identify At-Risk Subscribers, Helping Communications Service Providers of All Sizes Reduce Churn and Improve Profitability Calix, Inc. announced a new machine learning capability in the latest release of Calix Marketing Cloud (CMC) to reduce subscriber churn. The new churn prediction dashboard, with algorithms that learn and improve over time, allows Communication Service Providers (CSPs) to shift from simply gathering data to acting with foresight. The new churn prediction…

Brainshark Named to Training Industry’s ‘Top 20 Authoring Tools Companies List’ for 2019

Company Recognized for Empowering Organizations to Easily Create Sales Training Content that Improves Reps’ Readiness and Drives Sales Results Brainshark, Inc., delivering SaaS-based sales enablement and readiness solutions, announced it has been named to Training Industry’s “2019 Top Training Companies” list for the authoring tools sector of the learning and development market. Brainshark was recognized for empowering businesses to easily create engaging training content that drives sales effectiveness and results.…

StreamElements Raises $11.3 Million Series A to Expand Live Video Creation Platform for Global Content Creators and Brands

Fastest Growing Streamer Platform Expands with New Funding and New Tools to Increase Live Video Creator Fame and Fortune Through Production, Merchandising, Media, and Brand Partnerships StreamElements, the fastest growing production platform for live-streaming, used by more than 200,000 live channels on Twitch and YouTube Live, announced it has raised $11.3 million in Series A funding led by Pitango VC and previous investors State of Mind Ventures, Rainfall VC, Samsung Next and others. The new funding comes on the heels…

Three Advertising Takeaways From 2018

With 2019 kicking into full gear, what better time to reflect on the past year and some of the biggest trends that were front-and-center in the advertising world? While the industry saw many changes take place, there were some that I found to be especially noteworthy. It’ll be important for advertisers to pay attention to them as they continue to shape the industry in 2019 and beyond. Here’s a closer look at those three areas: Brand Safety Concerns Reached a New Peak From YouTube to Facebook, advertisers have become…

DATA: US Marketers Increasingly Targeting Animal Lovers & Hispanic Audiences; Parents No Longer a Top Target

New Data from Lotame Releases the Top Audience Data Segments from 2018 Lotame, a real-time data solutions company that empowers clients to turn data into actionable audience insights and positive ROI, released statistics looking at what prepackaged data audience segments US marketers purchased from January to October 2018 compared to the previous year. The findings are based on spend across the Lotame Data Exchange (LDX) - the world’s largest data exchange for advertisers, representing what the industry as a whole is…

The Results Are In: Data Is King And It’s Delivering Big Wins For Mobile Marketers

Ninety-Eight Percent of Global Mobile Marketers Have Increased Their Focus and Investment on Data in the Last Five Years, with 97 Percent Citing Improvements as a Result Industry analysts and market experts alike have predicted data would play a central role in mobile marketing during 2019. In an effort to better understand its impact, YouAppi, a leading growth marketing platform for premium mobile brands, reached out to more than 540 of the world’s top in-house and agency marketers to find out how critical data has…

NBC And Telemundo Owned Stations Add Nielsen Rhiza And Nielsen Voter Ratings Tools To Their Suite Of Services For Local TV Measurement

Nielsen and the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal (NBC and Telemundo owned stations) today announced that effective immediately, NBC and Telemundo owned stations and nine NBC Sports Regional Networks have added Nielsen Rhiza consumer insights sales tools and Nielsen Voter Ratings, a comprehensive cross-platform tool for voter behavior, to enhance the way the stations and regional sports networks (RSNs) measure their performance. The added services complement the existing agreement between…

Inte Q Launches Groundbreaking Technology to Help Brands Build Customer Love

New Product Will Revolutionize Landscape of Customer-Led Marketing Inte Q, an expert in the loyalty marketing business, has launched a revolutionary product that will change the face of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and loyalty systems forever. Inte Q is already known for helping companies create loyalty programs and enhance their current ones. The company's focus has always been to assist brands in building "love" for their products and services and to reach their customers, wherever they are, with an…

KickFire Announces LIVE Leads Contacts Marketplace Integration with DiscoverOrg

KickFire’s New Partnership with DiscoverOrg Allows Its Customers to Effectively Identify, Target and Engage Accounts Using Its Live Leads Platform KickFire, the leader in IP address intelligence and company identification technology, announces the expansion of LIVE Leads Contacts Marketplace with its newest integration partner, DiscoverOrg, the world’s leading sales and marketing intelligence solution. Through this partnership, LIVE Leads users can tap into DiscoverOrg’s accurate contacts database and find key decision…

Marketing Technology Bulletin Covering the Week Gone By

Top Picks from MarTech Series. Original MarTech Insights from the Week Gone By Our staff writers compile a bulletin covering important news in the world of Marketing Technology. This bulletin is the best source of the major MarTech developments of the ongoing week. Kobie Appoints Former Mastercard Executive as New President Marti Beller Joins the Loyalty Marketing Company to Support Ongoing Growth and Lead the Company’s Evolution Read More… Amazon Threatens Digital Advertising Duopoly, Finds Nanigans Survey…

The Ultimate List of Sales Automation Tools

Have sales left you feeling overwhelmed and burned out? It used to seem so simple. Now there are hundreds of millions of potential clients, along with millions of competitors vying for their attention. The world of sales is moving faster than anyone can keep track of, leaving only one thing for certain: If you’re using the same methods and tools you were using a few years ago, you’re going to be left behind. If you’ve spent any time with us at Reply, you’ll know we’re big fans of automation. We’re constantly looking…

Amazon Threatens Digital Advertising Duopoly, Finds Nanigans Survey

Advertisers Are Shifting More of Their Budgets to Amazon, but Express Concerns About Data Access and Competition Nanigans, the leader in performance advertising software, announced results from its latest survey commissioned by Advertiser Perceptions. Based on responses from 100 digital advertising decision-makers at retail companies generating at least $50 million in online sales annually, the survey reveals that Amazon is rapidly gaining momentum in the digital advertising race.  Retail marketers estimate Amazon gets…

IRI Finds Consumer Confidence Making Big Impact on E-Commerce Growth

IRI Consumer Connect Survey Reveals Consumer Confidence Remains Favorable, with Millennials and Generation X Struggling the Most; 64 Percent of Omnichannel Growth Due to E-Commerce While 2019 got off to a rocky start, with a partial government shutdown and trade challenges attributed to tariffs, consumers at the close of 2018 were buoyed by their strong household financial health and were spending accordingly. The latest IRI Consumer Connect survey results find that nearly 55 percent of consumers report their…

Button Report: Holiday Analysis Reveals That Mobile Consumers Are Making 108 Percent More Purchases In-App Than On Mobile Web

Key Takeaways That Marketers Can Apply to Their 2019 Mobile Strategies Button, the leading mobile partnership platform, released the Button 2019 Mobile Commerce Report: Holiday Analysis that highlights key learnings, based on millions of transactions that took place in the Button Marketplace over the 2018 holiday season, for marketers looking to drive mobile acquisition and engagement in 2019. With the growth of the mobile economy, m-commerce transactions are projected overtake e-commerce transactions globally this…

OppSource Announces Addition of Oracle CX Sales User: Ricoh

OppSource, a leading provider of next-gen sales engagement for Oracle, announced the addition of its newest customer. Ricoh USA, Inc., part of the global technology company, will be using OppSource in conjunction with their Oracle CX Sales instance to provide higher quality and more consistent customer experiences. By using the integrated machine learning and AI in OppSource Aptitude, Ricoh will have actionable insights to better understand and address customer pain points. Ricoh empowers digital workplaces to help…

Deloitte’s ‘Tax in 2020’ Initiative Includes an Unprecedented Investment to Create a New Digital Client Experience

Initiative Reinforces the Business' Commitment to Helping Clients Navigate a Complex Tax Landscape with Innovative and Flexible Solutions That Deliver Insights and Value Deloitte shared more details of its global 'Tax in 2020' initiative, a three-year digital transformation plan launched in 2018. The plan is anchored by its unprecedented investment in building a seamless global tax experience for its clients. Tax in 2020 is focused on reimagining how clients navigate the increasing change and complexity in the tax…

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…