Marketing Technology Bulletin Covering the Week Gone By

Top Picks from Martech Series. Original Martech Insights from the Week Gone By Our staff writers compiled a bulletin covering important news occurring in the world of Marketing Technology. This bulletin is the best source to glance through major MarTech developments last week. NMPi Receives Premium Google Comparison Shopping Partner Badge Digital media specialists, NMPi has announced that it has become the first advertising agency to be recognized as a Premium Comparison Shopping Partner by Google. The accolade follows…

PebblePost Closes $25 Million Series C Round to Accelerate Adoption of Programmatic Direct Mail

Led by Advance Venture Partners, Investment Will Bolster Marketing Capabilities and Solidify Company’s Leadership Position PebblePost, the creator of Programmatic Direct Mail, announced it has secured a $25 Million Series C round, led by Advance Venture Partners (AVP). The new capital will enhance the company’s capabilities to convert shoppers into buyers with meaningful mail. “With hundreds of consumer brands on our platform, and our continued growth, we have a distinct advantage in serving the market we created,” said…

Supporting a New Age of Ad Targeting

Given that the average household has at least three devices and the fact that individuals can shift between these devices up to 27 times an hour, it can be nearly impossible for marketers to hone in on the most relevant audience and device for their campaign. Without a cross-device perspective, marketers won’t know if all the devices in that household belong to one individual or another, nevermind adding the complexity of shared devices and behaviors. However, what began as solving for media attribution has now evolved…

Amplero Welcomes Ted Bardusch, Pete Baltaxe, to Executive Team

New Tech Leadership to Accelerate Delivery of AI Marketing Products for Consumer Brands This week Amplero announced the addition of two senior Seattle-area technology executives. Ted Bardusch will join as Head of Engineering and Operations. Pete Baltaxe will serve as Head of Product. Bardusch and Baltaxe will play key roles in the development of new capabilities of the award-winning Amplero AI Marketing Hub. In concert with the key engineering and product hires, Amplero is releasing its new Amplero Audiences customer…

[24]7 AIVA Becomes First Virtual Agent with Emotional Intelligence

Advanced Conversational Capabilities Now Enable 7 AIVA to Detect Sentiment and Respond Empathetically to Customers 7.ai, a global leader in intent-driven customer engagement solutions, announced the addition of advanced conversational capabilities to its AI-powered virtual agent 7 AIVA. With this announcement 7 AIVA is now the first virtual agent to possess emotional intelligence, the ability to detect user emotion during interactions, acknowledge it and respond empathetically. This new capability is part of the 7.ai…

AdTheorent Launches Platform for Targeted Advertising to In-Market Customers

AdTheorent, a New York-Based AdTech Firm Launches an Innovative Method to Target In-Market Individuals and Their Social Groups Data providers are going beyond collecting information about backdrops and behaviours of individuals. They are now mapping the social equation of an individual with his or her roommates, friends, relatives, peers etc. Advertising technology firm AdTheorent has developed a platform to leverage this social graph for advertising use by launching a unique relationship targeting model. Matt…

AdParlor Offers a Technology Platform to Help Marketers Speed up Creative Execution at Scale

AdParlor has become the newest addition to Facebook's Creative Platform Partners line up. AdParlor offers sophisticated media buying and personalized creative services to help advertisers and brands drive results that matter. With over 2.2 billion monthly active users on Facebook, consumer usage patterns and behaviors differ. Personalized creative ads are the key to Facebook ads’ success, which is why AdParlor developed Creative Blueprints, a technology which makes it easy for advertisers to quickly generate countless…

DialogTech Named Best Overall Marketing Analytics Platform by MarTech Breakthrough

DialogTech, the world's leading provider of actionable marketing analytics for inbound calls, has been named Best Overall Marketing Analytics Platform by MarTech Breakthrough. MarTech Breakthrough is part of the Tech Breakthrough Awards organization which recognizes the industry leaders in today's hottest categories of technology. The mission of the MarTech Breakthrough Awards is to honor top companies, technologies and products breaking through with innovations in the sales and marketing technology industry today.…

Infogroup Adds World-class Digital Talent to Expand Digital Capabilities and Accelerate Company Vision and Mission

The Leading Data, Multichannel Marketing Solutions and Services Provider Welcomes Five New Executives to Provide Clients with Enhanced Digital Capabilities and Technology Innovation Infogroup, a leading provider of data and multichannel marketing solutions, announced the expansion of its digital services and the hiring of five new executives to grow its digital, data and technology capabilities to accelerate the company's vision and mission. Infogroup is expanding its digital solutions and services to empower brands to…

Interview with Allison Stern, Co-Founder and CSO, Tubular

"Data is one thing, but insights are the key to the recommendations on what people really want. Nobody wants data on its own."Tell us about your role at Tubular Labs and how you got here. What galvanized you to co-found Tubular Labs? I founded Tubular Labs six years ago. I was always passionate about media, wanted to be in the media industry. When I was in college, I ran the TV station, then went out to Los Angeles and had an internship at 20th Century Fox. There, I realized that my passion was actually for the business…

Monetate Appoints Shikhin Agarwal as Vice President of Products

Shikhin to accelerate the delivery of innovative new capabilities as demand for personalization grows Monetate, the worldwide leader in personalization, today announced that it has named Shikhin Agarwal as Vice President of Products. As the head of product management, he will be responsible for driving innovative new approaches for the rapid adoption of personalization technology across channels for the world's most trusted brands. @Monetate has appointed Shikhin Agarwal as Vice President of Products, to accelerate…

Advertising to Make More Money for Amazon Than Its Cloud Services by 2021

Piper Jaffray said that the Amazon advertising business would be the key driver for Amazon’s profitability in the years to come. Analyst Michael Olson said, "Investors should be focused on Amazon advertising now; this is a major driver to results and valuation today and continuing in the coming quarters and years." Amazon’s continuous growth in the online advertising market will skyrocket the already overweighed Amazon share price. Piper Jaffray is assuring investors on the sustainability of Amazon’s stock. The…

Sprinklr and Nextdoor Announce Partnership to Power Memorable Customer Experiences

First-Of-Its-Kind Integration Makes It Easy for Global Brands to Manage Nextdoor Alongside Other Social Channels All in Sprinklr Sprinklr, the world’s #1 social media management platform, announced its integration with Nextdoor, the private social network for neighborhoods. Now, the world’s largest brands can engage with customers on Nextdoor alongside their other social channels all in Sprinklr, resulting in a personalized customer experience. Sprinklr is the first social media management platform to integrate with…

NetBase Named a Leader in Social Listening Platforms Report by Independent Research Firm

Global Enterprise Social Analytics Provider Rated Among the Leaders in Rapidly Growing Social Media Analytics Market NetBase, a global leader in enterprise social analytics, announced it was named a leader in The Forrester Wave: Social Listening Platforms, Q3 2018 report. NetBase received the second highest score in the Strategy category, the top score in the integration criterion and among the highest in the data quality and reporting criteria. To view the full report, please visit NetBase.com/AR-2018-ForresterWave.…

Nielsen And Meredith Corporation Renew Multi-Year Agreement For Local TV Audience Measurement

Agreement Includes Measurement for All Meredith Stations Including Advanced Audience-Based Buying Sales Tool, Rhiza Nielsen and Meredith Corporation, announced that they have reached a multi-year renewal agreement for Nielsen TV ratings across all Meredith Local Media Group television stations and markets. The agreement includes a range of audience measurement and analytical services including local buying behavior data from Nielsen Scarborough and Nielsen Rhiza, an advanced, easy-to-use sales tool that enables …

TechBytes with Mark Ballard, VP, Research, Merkle

Mark Ballard VP, Research, Merkle Social media advertising has been the vanguard of growth for firms and brands that are looking to grow their presence online. Pushing past the initial rush of vanity metrics, firms are now seeking more from their paid social media engagements. We spoke to Mark Ballard, VP, Research, Merkle, to understand how the social media advertising landscape is evolving.Tell us about your role at Merkle and the team/technology you handle. As Vice President of Research at Merkle, I oversee our…

Gainsight CEO Nick Mehta Ranks Third on Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2018 List

Mehta Recognized for SaaS Leadership for the Second Consecutive Year Gainsight, the Customer Success company, announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Nick Mehta, was recognized as one of the Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2018 by The SaaS Report. Mehta ranked number three on the list, jumping up from the number twelve spot on the 2017 list. The SaaStr Report is a comprehensive source for business news, investment activity, and corporate actions related to the SaaS and software sectors. Nominated CEOs were assessed across a number…

New White Paper Details How Storytelling Through Content Marketing Positively Impacts Marketing ROI

ContentWriters' latest study details how to incorporate storytelling into a dynamic marketing strategy that yields huge returns on investment. The white paper is the latest in a series of releases from ContentWriters that leverages their position as experts in the field of content marketing in order to educate marketers and business owners. Also Read: New White Paper from PossibleNOW Helps Enterprises Earn Customer Consent to Comply with GDPR Regulations "The human desire for a great story has been around for ages,"…

AdRoll Group’s RollWorks Honored with 2018 MarTech Breakthrough Award

RollWorks Named “Best Remarketing Platform” in Annual Marketing Technology Awards Program RollWorks, a division of AdRoll Group, announced that it has been selected as the winner of the “Best Remarketing Platform” award by MarTech Breakthrough. MarTech Breakthrough is an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global marketing technology industry today. The RollWorks growth platform combines data and machine learning to deliver highly targeted campaigns that focus…

Revcontent Recognized with “Best Overall AdTech Solution” Award

Revcontent, one of the world’s largest content recommendation networks, announced that it was named the winner of the “Best Overall AdTech Solution” award by MarTech Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global marketing technology industry today. “We are honored to be recognized as the Best Overall AdTech Solution by MarTech Breakthrough,” said CEO John Lemp. “This award is a true representation of the work that our team has put in to ensure that the…