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Audio Measurement Platform Veritonic Raises $3.5 Million Seed To Scale Data-Driven Approach To Audio Marketing

Newark Venture Partners, Imagination Capital, MDC Ventures Are Among Investors Capitalizing on Market Shift Toward Audio Veritonic, the world's first audio effectiveness platform, announced that it has raised $3.5 million in seed capital to build on its success in bringing an evidence-based approach to audio marketing. The round was led by Newark Venture Partners with participation from Imagination Capital, Kiwi Venture Partners, MDC Ventures, and SWaN & Legend Venture Partners. Veritonic is the first analytics…

MarTech Primer: Types of Marketing Data

In 2020, Marketing leaders understand the evolving nature of Data Management Platforms. Yet, a majority of these leaders have a tough time executing their strategies. This is largely attributed to three factors-- Lack of Time Inadequate tools and processes Talent Attrition Even for Marketing teams who manage to tackle these challenges have to face a serpentine task to justify their increased data and analytics budget. It’s new, but a straightforward priority-- it’s ‘Privacy’. To better understand the…

Springbot Launches Integration with Zapier to Help eCommerce Retailers Improve Marketing Efficiency and Automate Data Import

Merchants Able to Bring Valuable Subscriber Data from Thousands of Apps into Marketing Automation Platform Springbot, a leading data-driven marketing platform for eCommerce businesses, has announced a new integration with Zapier, enabling retailers to import data from thousands of applications into the Springbot platform. "In every marketing department today, there are numerous tools that are running independent of each other and collecting various data sets. It's the nature of martech and despite the rise of…

MarTech Interview with Shashi Seth, SVP at Oracle Marketing Cloud

"Data Science is pushing the effectiveness of email marketing in new directions, bringing us closer to human interaction." From eBay to Google to Oracle, tell us about your journey in product innovation. My journey in Product Management started at eBay, during a time when Product Manager roles hadn’t been fully defined. I was the first Technical Product Manager hired at eBay to lead the establishment of a developer program, as well as set the strategic vision for their development platform. It was interesting to work…

Bidgely Enterprise Analytics Succeeds in Transforming Smart Meter Data into Customer Analytics and Grid Edge Intelligence, and Utility…

Artificial intelligence and personalization drives intelligent demand side management program planning and customer targeting, reduces churn, improves call center operations and more Bidgely has successfully equipped its global utility and energy retailer partners with new tools to create value from untapped customer data through its artificial intelligence-powered Enterprise Analytics Solution. Bidgely has partnered closely with global customers like TEPCO, NV Energy, Duke Energy, VSE and others to extract data insights…

Cognizant to Acquire Lev to Expand Digital Marketing Expertise

Specialist in Salesforce Marketing Cloud Helps CMOs Gain Insight, Automate and Personalize Customer Engagement to Drive Revenue Cognizant announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Lev, a privately-held, digital marketing consultancy in the U.S.  Lev helps businesses simplify and modernize their marketing campaigns using Salesforce Marketing Cloud to provide data-driven insight and personalization across the customer journey, and ultimately drive revenue. The acquisition will further expand Cognizant's…

Mercer-MacKay Digital Storytelling Transcends Typical Marketing Offerings

Mercer-MacKay Digital Storytelling Brings an Innovative Application Just in Time for Microsoft Awards Mercer-MacKay Digital Storytelling, a marketing agency that helps technology companies rise above the noise by empowering data with story, is excited to announce general availability of the inaugural Software-as-a-Service marketing portal. This application is one of the first marketing automation software solutions that completely caters to technology companies. Winning Microsoft Awards Methodology Free to Use in Module…

86% of Traditional Marketers Are Failing to Align Their Marketing With Business Goals

Industry report from Bright reveals fate of the modern marketer Bright a leading strategic marketing consultancy announced findings of its market research survey into the future of B2B marketing. Nearly 100 UK-based senior business and marketing leaders in tech and business services responded, including CEO’s, CMO’s and other senior leadership positions, detailing their priorities for 2020 and the effectiveness of their current ways of working. The report clearly finds that the future of B2B marketing is agile. Businesses…

ZoomInfo Powered by DiscoverOrg Announces New Sales and Marketing Certifications from ZoomInfo University

Recipients are skilled in Go-To-Market Intelligence, Prospecting, and Campaign Effectiveness ZoomInfo, the global leader in go-to-market (GTM) intelligence solutions, announced the launch of two new certifications. ZoomInfo University trains customers to leverage the combined ZoomInfo Powered by DiscoverOrg platform to accelerate sales and marketing success. The certifications exemplify advanced knowledge and expertise in popular topics, including Account-Based Marketing (ABM), cold calling, storytelling, sales and…

Yotpo Extends Its eCommerce Marketing Platform with Retail Syndication on the Bazaarvoice Network

Yotpo customers can now syndicate their reviews and visual user-generated content to world's top retailers via the Bazaarvoice Network, amplifying the reach of their content to over one billion shoppers every month Yotpo announced a partnership with Bazaarvoice that will enable Yotpo customers to syndicate their product reviews and visual user-generated content to the world's largest network of retail websites, empowering over a billion monthly shoppers to make more confident buying decisions. The power of Yotpo's…

Merkle Brings Analytics and Marketing Technology Chops to Optimize Auto Manufacturer’s Customer Journeys

A data-driven mindset and Salesforce Marketing Cloud expertise were critical to the project’s success Merkle, a Dentsu Aegis Network company and leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, enabled a North American auto manufacturer to leverage Salesforce Marketing Cloud to personalize customer journeys and meet business goals. With a 30-year heritage in data, analytics, and technology, Merkle has deep knowledge of working with brands to optimize marketing technology investments by seamlessly…

MarTech Interview with Nicole Amsler, VP of Marketing at Formation

"As marketers get more clarity around the definition of personalization, I believe we will see more development of customer-centric approaches in marketing." Journey into Tech You come from a very interesting background. From Aeronautical Engineering to heading Marketing at Formation.ai - tell us about this enriching journey. I’m an Engineer by degree, but have now worked in the Marketing industry for more than 20 years. I have a very technical background -- I received my BS in Aeronautical Engineering from Cal Poly…

Alight Analytics Disrupts Marketing Analytics Industry With Suite of Next-Generation Solutions

Combining the Speed of Self-Service Software With the Flexibility and Expertise of a Custom Consulting Engagement, Alight’s Solution Approach Provides a Much-Needed Third Option for Marketers Who Want Quick, yet Relevant and Actionable Analytics Alight Analytics has paved a new way in the world of marketing analytics with a suite of outcome-focused reporting solutions that deliver a turnkey way to analyze marketing performance. Each solution is designed specifically for the marketer’s unique campaign goals and strategies…

MarTech Interview with Johanna Bauman, Chief Marketing Officer at PubMatic

"Programmatic advertising is becoming a key driver of monetization for publishers across devices, with mobile apps and OTT publishers increasingly embracing programmatic strategies." My Journey in Tech Hi Johanna. Tell us about your journey into Marketing Technology and how you arrived at PubMatic.  I am a data-driven marketer at heart, and the tech industry gives me the opportunity to marry the analytical and artistic sides of my brain in order to tell engaging stories about our products and services. There are few…

Channeling the Flow of Data Through an Organization to Gain Better Marketing Insights

Data forms a cornerstone of every modern business, but too much data can easily get out of hand. As Marketing has moved online, the number of sources of data has dramatically increased. Now, across Advertising, Marketing, and Sales platforms, there are dozens of streams of data for marketers to round up, and it is easy for useful information to get lost in the process. From different platforms to varying file-types and locations, it can be tough to make decisions when you can’t see all your data in one place. Furthermore,…

PMG and Bidtellect Partner to Expand PMG’s Centralized Data Within Alli, PMG’s Marketing Intelligence Platform

With Bidtellect, PMG is doing more to consolidate data from disparate channels, giving customers one source of truth and the tools necessary to run better ad campaigns PMG, an independent digital company that is one of the fastest-growing in the global advertising industry,  announced a partnership with Bidtellect, a leading content distribution demand-side platform for native advertising. The partnership will seamlessly integrate Bidtellect’s capabilities and data into PMG’s marketing intelligence platform, Alli, giving…

Bond Acquires Customer Marketing Firm, rDialogue

Bond Brand Loyalty, a global customer experience and loyalty management company, announced today that it has acquired Atlanta-based rDialogue, a customer marketing firm. On the heels of announcing a newly appointed president, this is the first in a series of planned acquisitions to accelerate the company’s growth strategy and expanded offerings. Bond incorporates a unique blend of human-centered design, data science, technology and loyalty mechanics to create meaningful impact for brands, their customers, and their people.…

Tailored Brands Names Carolyn Pollock Chief Marketing Officer

Company Selects Starcom as Agency of Record Tailored Brands, Inc. announced the appointment of Carolyn Pollock as Chief Marketing Officer. She will report to Chief Customer Officer Carrie Ask and will oversee marketing for all of the Company’s retail brands, including Men’s Wearhouse, Jos. A. Bank, Moores Clothing for Men and K&G. Marketing Technology News: Zendesk Relate 2020: Come Join The Most CX-y Show on the Planet! Pollock is a proven marketing and management professional with a 20 year track record of…

PMG and Bidtellect Partner to Expand PMG’s Centralized Data Within Alli, PMG’s Marketing Intelligence Platform

With Bidtellect, Pmg Is Doing More to Consolidate Data From Disparate Channels, Giving Customers One Source of Truth and the Tools Necessary to Run Better Ad Campaigns PMG, an independent digital company that is one of the fastest-growing in the global advertising industry, today announced a partnership with Bidtellect, a leading content distribution demand-side platform for native advertising. The partnership will seamlessly integrate Bidtellect’s capabilities and data into PMG’s marketing intelligence platform, Alli,…