Mobile Marketing Platform YouAppi Names Sawato (Stephan) Yoshii as Country Manager for Japan

With Japan One of YouAppi’s Largest Markets Globally, the Addition of Sawato (Stephan) Yoshii as Country Manager Will Increase Youappi’s Penetration in the Japanese Market YouAppi, a leading marketing platform for premium mobile brands, announced that Mr. Sawato (Stephan) Yoshii has been named Country Manager for Japan. Founded in 2012, YouAppi has developed a marketing technology platform for marketers, agencies, developers, and publishers. From user acquisition to app re-engagement via video, social and other…

5+Types of AI Tools to Enhance Mobile Marketing Campaigns

As soon as Artificial Intelligence (AI) entered the scene, it became a hot topic. Businesses are widely embracing AI technologies such as Machine Learning, which simplifies the workflow for marketers in so many ways and offer a myriad of benefits. Many hotel chains, e-commerce companies, airlines, and brick-and-mortar stores didn’t think twice about whether to use AI to provide better service to their customers while increasing revenue. Face recognition, Voice assistants like Siri, Alexa, and Cortana, smart selfies, and…

Whetstone Technologies Announces SoniBridge – Enabling Mobile Marketing for Voice Assistants

Whetstone Technologies announces the general availability of the SoniBridge platform, spanning the gap between voice assistants and mobile marketing via text messaging.  The company will be demonstrating their patent-pending, voice-first technology at the 2019 VOICE Summit in Newark, NJ from July 22-25. "We developed the SoniBridge platform to close the customer engagement loop while delivering a frictionless, beneficial user experience.  Our technology enables clients to increase offer redemption and lead generation…

Punchh Recognized in Gartner’s 2019 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms

Punchh, the leading provider of digital marketing solutions for brick and mortar retailers, announced it has been recognized by Gartner, Inc. in the July 2019 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms. Punchh was one of 18 vendors evaluated in the report, and one of three new entrants that were added to the Magic Quadrant this year. "We believe it's rare for a retail-focused company to break into a Magic Quadrant and feel this is further proof of Punchh's unique ability to leverage machine learning and AI to…

Gartner Names Airship a Leader, Positioned Highest in Execution and Furthest in Vision in the Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms

This Is the Second Consecutive Year Airship Has Been Recognized as a Leader Since Gartner Began Magic Quadrant Evaluations of Its Market in 2018 Customer engagement company Airship announced that it has been named a Leader by Gartner, Inc. in its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms. Among 18 vendors evaluated, Airship was positioned highest in its ability to execute and also furthest for its completeness of vision. A complimentary copy of the full report is available from Airship. “We believe Gartner’s…

mGage Collaborates with Oracle Marketing Cloud to Deliver Optimized Omni-Channel Marketing and Make Mobile Marketing Easier

mGage, a Vivial company and Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), announced that it has integrated with the Oracle Responsys SMS Public Aggregator Network (SPAN) to provide an easier way for organizations around the world to manage their SMS campaigns. Oracle’s SPAN portal, available within the Oracle Marketing Cloud, offers customers an easy to use, self-service application where they can directly find, request and manage SMS services based on their needs and preferences. The result is a more optimal customer…

Mobile Marketing and Advertising Tech Company Vehicle Relaunches as Sinch Engage, Setting a New Standard for Personalized, Relevant Customer…

New Agency Matches Dynamic Messaging Technology With Advanced Creative, Empowering Brands to Reach Consumers With Personalized Video and Other Rich Content on Their Mobile Devices Sinch, a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, launched Sinch Engage, a new business unit focused on mobile marketing and advertising technology. Formerly known as Vehicle, Sinch Engage draws upon Sinch’s shared technology assets and broad ecosystem of channel partners to spearhead group initiatives in mobile…

Mobile Marketing Pioneer Isabel Rafferty Launches Canela Media

New Leading Digital Media Company Connects Brands to Multicultural Consumers at Scale Isabel Rafferty Wins Culture Marketing Council 2019 Rising Star Award Canela Media, a leading digital media technology company, announced its official launch in the US market to provide brands with the best of both worlds - the ability to reach multicultural consumers at scale with general market technology and know how. Canela Media’s founder and CEO Isabel Rafferty, recipient of Culture Marketing Council’s 2019 Rising Star…

Mobile Marketing Association Appoints SITO Mobile CEO Tom Pallack To Global Board of Directors

SITO Institute Founding Managing Director Bruce Rogers to North America Board SITO Mobile, Ltd. the Consumer Behavior and Location Sciences company, announces the appointments of two executive members to the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) Board of Directors.  SITO CEO Tom Pallack will serve on the MMA’s Global Board and Founding Managing Director of The SITO Institute for Consumer Behavior and Location Sciences Bruce Rogers will serve on its North American Board.  Pallack and Rogers have each committed to serve a…

Swrve and Oracle Marketing Cloud Bring Real-Time One-to-One Mobile Marketing to Millions for Global Enterprises

Swrve’s Integration with Oracle Eloqua Enables Real-Time, One-to-One Customer Messaging and Interactions for Hyper-Contextual Mobile Engagement Swrve, a global leader in intelligent customer engagement, announced it is evening the playing field for mobile marketers through its integration with Oracle Eloqua, part of the Oracle Marketing Cloud. Swrve, a Silver level member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), reimagines how marketers know and communicate with their customers across the broad range of mobile applications. The…

JET8 Launches New Mobile Marketing Dashboard for Brands and Agencies

JET8, the world’s first peer-to-peer moment marketing technology suite for agencies, announced an addition to its robust CRM platform with new dashboard features and a ground-breaking app builder experience – ‘JET8 ENTER-PRISE’. Featuring the all-new JET8 ENTERPRISE dashboard, the 100% managed services platform offers a full suite of software for mobile app building, moment marketing, mobile engagement, mobile sales and customer success, with a completely free analytics dashboard at its core. Marketing Technology News:…

Moxian, Inc. Enters into Strategic Partnership with Leading Mobile Marketing Company in Fujian

Moxian, Inc., an offline-to-online (O2O) social media services and internet media marketing services provider and an exclusive agent of Xinhua News App, announced the signing of a strategic partnership and cooperation agreement with Fujian Sihe Media Co., Ltd., a Fujian-based mobile marketing company. With clients including Tencent, Toutiao, Blizzard Entertainment, China Unicom, China Post, Agricultural Bank of China, China Telecom, Beibei Sale, Ctrip, Baidu Takeaway, Bilibili, Pupumall, etc., Sihe Media utilizes its…

EZ Texting Confirmed as the Number One Mobile Marketing Software by G2 Crowd

EZ Texting, the Leading Mobile Marketing Platform for Business, Received the Highest Ratings for Mobile Marketing Software in g2 Crowd's 2019 Winter Grid Report EZ Texting has been verified as the #1 Mobile Marketing Software on G2 Crowd's 2019 Winter Grid Report. The top placement is based on EZ Texting's chart-topping levels of customer satisfaction and actual "likely to recommend" reviews by real users on G2 Crowd, the world's leading business solutions review website. In fact, EZ Texting had the highest Customer…

Mobile Marketing Company Madup Secures 13.4 Billion KRW Investment

Growth and Expansion of the Mobile Ad Market Are Expected Madup, an ad-tech based mobile marketing company, announced that it has secured Series B funding of total 13.4 billion KRW. A total of 5 venture capitals - Praxis Capital (a private equity fund partner), Stonebridge Ventures, ID ventures, MG investment, and Seoul Investment Partners - have funded this Series B investment. The significance of Stone Bridge Venture's decision to continue its investment after its Series A funding demonstrates Madup's growth…

Curate Mobile Acquires JUICE Mobile to Expand Mobile Marketing Solutions

The Technology-Driven Mobile Growth Platform Hopes to Expand Its Industry Reach to Empower the Company as a Leading Choice for Brands and Agencies Across the Globe in a Growing Mobile Landscape Curate Mobile, a leading technology-driven mobile growth platform and trusted destination for globally-focused brands and agencies, announced the acquisition of JUICE Mobile, Canada’s only TAG “Certified Against Fraud” mobile marketing and adtech firm dedicated to growing and monetizing the mobile advertising ecosystem. This is the…

Mobile Marketing Association Germany Publishes Checklists for Multi-Touch Attribution

In light of complex customer journeys, Multi-Touch Attribution (MTA) has become the holy grail for marketers. According to a recent study, 44% of advertisers still assign the entire conversion credit to the last interaction, often for lack of a better alternative. To help marketers embrace Multi-Touch Attribution, the Mobile Marketing Association Germany has created checklists focussing on key features and implementation. Multi-touch attribution (MTA) enables marketers to track customer journeys across channels and…

Criteo Acquires Manage, Strengthening Its Mobile Marketing Solutions

Criteo S.A., the advertising platform for the open Internet, announced it has acquired Manage. Criteo is adding Manage and its mobile app install solution to complement its existing app business and further strengthen its end-to-end advertising solution, addressing the entire consumer journey from awareness and consideration to conversion. Manage is a Silicon Valley company with an attractive app install advertising solution. This acquisition expands Criteo’s client base as Manage serves advertisers not only in Criteo’s…

Verve Announces Integration with Yext, Enabling Brands to Power Multi-Location Mobile Marketing Campaigns with Place Data from Yext

Verve, the leading mobile platform for location-powered programmatic video and display marketing, announced its integration with Yext, the leader in Digital Knowledge Management (DKM), via the Yext App Directory. The integration empowers brands and advertisers to seamlessly activate place data from Yext in the Verve Velocity platform and launch multi-location mobile marketing campaigns. Integration with Verve enables new capabilities for Yext customers as consumer dependence on mobile steadily increases and brand…

Mobile Marketing Association Names Mindshare Agency Of The Year For Second Year Running

Mindshare, the media agency network that is part of WPP, has been named Agency of the Year for the second year running by the Mobile Marketing Association. Mindshare was given the accolade for its industry leading work and also for winning 16 awards in the Global MMA SMARTIES Awards making it the most awarded agency after picking up awards across categories and clients. Mindshare won 3 Gold (from China, Australia and Canada), 6 Silver and 7 Bronze awards. (see full list below). Mindshare North America also won in the…

Mobile Marketing Company Drips Raises Seed Funding, Adds to Executive Team

Akron mobile-marketing firm Drips announced its first external seed funding, along with several additions to the executive team that will position the company for strong future growth. "Our company has been profitable since very beginning," said Drips founder, Aaron Christopher (AC) Evans. "To date, we have chosen to bootstrap, but this market is growing extremely fast. Under these conditions, it makes sense to bring in outside capital to better match our resources against this massive opportunity." Drips has built a…