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Dentsu Aegis Network Acquires 4Cite Marketing to Boost Merkle’s Identity Capability

Doubling down on first-party identity technology with second acquisition of 2020 Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired 4Cite Marketing, a leading people-based identification and data services technology company. 4Cite will join Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing company and part of Dentsu Aegis Network. Founded in 2010, 4Cite is a leading data services technology company in the eCommerce sector. All 50 employees, located in Albany, N.Y. and Peterborough, New Hampshire, will join Merkle.…

Retailers Deepen Their Multichannel Performance Marketing Partnerships With Sidecar

Digital marketing and e-commerce teams continue to place multiple channels under Sidecar's management, fueling the company's technology and services innovation for the retail industry Sidecar finished 2019 strong as adoption of its performance marketing technology solutions for retailers continues to accelerate. In the last year, Sidecar expanded its portfolio of technology solutions, added exceptional talent to its now 200-employee workforce, and witnessed nearly 10x growth in the number of new customers that signed on for…

Home ASAP Projects Facebook Dynamic Ads for Real Estate Will Dominate the Marketing Landscape in 2020, Lowering Lead Costs by Up to 54%

Home ASAP LLC, a company known for providing cost-effective, Facebook-centric marketing services to agents, projects that Dynamic Ads for Real Estate will dominate the real estate marketing landscape in 2020, citing the ad type's success versus its predecessors and increased adoption by agents and brokers. Home ASAP's premier agent marketing solution, TurnKey Suite, has launched over 100,000 agent ad campaigns since 2016 and saw Dynamic Ads outperforming single Listing Lead Ads by up to 54% in…

True Influence Launches the True Influence Marketing Cloud Digital Marketing Platform

True Influence Marketing Cloud is a combination of data, platform technology and the company's intent-based solutions to increase brand performance and improve ROI True Influence, the technology leader of intent-based marketing, sales and demand generation solutions, announced the True Influence Marketing Cloud. The True Influence Marketing Cloud is a digital marketing platform that connects data and customer experiences, as well as helps marketing and sales understand, acquire, and retain customers with connected data and…

Veritonic Partners With Podsights And LeadsRx To Give Brands End-To-End Insight Into The Effectiveness Of Their Audio Campaigns

Partnership Connects Attribution with Pre-market Audio Creative Measurement for 'Full-Flight' Performance Analysis of Podcast, Radio and TV Campaigns Veritonic, the audio intelligence platform, announced that it has integrated leading cross-channel marketing attribution technologies LeadsRx and Podsights into its audio analytics suite. Combining post-flight performance analysis with pre-market creative intelligence, the partnership gives marketers access to a 360-degree view of the effectiveness of their audio marketing.…

MarTech Interview with Kevin Dean, President of Marketing Services at Experian North America

"Brands need to reach the right audience, with the right message, through the right channel, at right time." Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What inspired you to take the role at Experian? The evolution of data and technology continues to play a significant role within the Advertising ecosystem. Brands want to have a more substantive relationship with their customers. As more and more people consume information and transact from different devices, brands need to cut through the noise and deliver…

Smartly.io Research Finds Half of 2020 Marketing Budgets Will be Allocated to Social Media Ads

Marketers Expect to Invest Heavily in Social Automation Technology to Streamline Inefficiencies Smartly.io, the leading social media advertising automation platform for creative and performance marketers, announced new research outlining how retail marketers plan to spend their advertising budgets in 2020. Commissioned by Smartly.io and conducted by WBR Insights, the research arm of the eTail event series, the survey results indicate that social media advertising will be a primary focus for retail brands hoping to reach…

Smartly.io Research Finds Half of 2020 Marketing Budgets Will be Allocated to Social Media Ads

Marketers Expect to Invest Heavily in Social Automation Technology to Streamline Inefficiencies Smartly.io, the leading social media advertising automation platform for creative and performance marketers, announced new research outlining how retail marketers plan to spend their advertising budgets in 2020. Commissioned by Smartly.io and conducted by WBR Insights, the research arm of the eTail event series, the survey results indicate that social media advertising will be a primary focus for retail brands hoping to reach…

The Rise of Data as King in Advertising: How Marketing KPIs and Metrics Are Helping Brands Enhance Their Consumer Interactions

It’s been 25 years since the birth of digital advertising when a US telecom behemoth took out the now-iconic “You Will” banner ad on HotWired.com. The campaign’s enormous success triggered a revolution in the advertisement industry, changing the way brands communicate with their audiences. But with the popularity of any medium comes the over-saturation of the same. Back in 1994, AT&T’s simple advertisement registered click-through rates as high as 70%, an outstanding achievement compared to the current situation where…

What’s Expected of Marketing in 2020

The conversations around what the Marketing industry can expect in the coming year is well underway. Technology is expanding and developing at a rapid pace, and Marketing is no exception. In the past year, we have seen a rise of Content Marketing in correlation with the demands from consumers and a significant increase in the use of Chatbots. With Digitization and Automation slowly becoming less admirable due to its lack of meaningful engagement, Marketing is appearing to become more humanlike once again. Here are my…

How the World’s Three Internets Are Changing Global Marketing

At the turn of this century, virtually everyone was optimistic about the “democratization of information” that would be possible from shared global access to the unifying worldwide web. It was a promise that was exciting, terrifying and unbelievable all at the same time. And it was a hotbed for innovation that radically transformed industries – including Marketing – in ways that are still being played out. How So? In the US, companies like Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple ascended and drove entirely new kinds of market…

AcuityAds Partners with Tapad to Enhance Cross-Device Marketing Capabilities with a Focus on CTV

Tapad's integration with AcuityAds’ current offering will complement cross-channel marketing capabilities for brands and agencies in the U.S. and Canada Tapad, a global leader in digital identity resolution, has partnered with AcuityAds, a technology leader that provides targeted digital media solutions for advertisers to connect intelligently with audiences. The partnership will enhance AcuityAds’ existing cross-device solution, especially with respect to its cross-channel marketing capabilities in the Connected TV (CTV)…

2020 Global Travel Marketing Trends Unveiled in New Sojern Report

More Than 1,100 Travel Marketers Surveyed in 26 Countries Talk 2020 Travel Trends Sojern, a leading provider of digital marketing solutions for travel, published the second edition of its report, The Future of Travel Advertising: 2020 State of the Industry Report. The research, which was fielded and hosted by Dynata, surveyed more than 1,100 global travel marketers across 26 countries who shared key challenges marketers face, how they overcame them, and their strategies for the coming year. In its second edition, the…

Publisher-Based Optimization in Mobile Marketing Because the Medium Is the Message

In 1960, Marshall McLuhan noted philosopher, academic and media critic, coined the expression “the medium is the message.” Since then, marketers and researchers have found that media context impacts ad recall, recognition, level and nature of processing, attitude, cognition, brand attitude, and purchase intent (source: “The Medium As A Contextual Cue,” Micael Dahlen, Journal of Advertising). These results make sense. When we’re reading about travel, we’re intuitively more open to marketing messages about hotels and vacation…

Purple Selects Rakuten Marketing to Provide Affiliate Marketing Strategy

Purple Aims to Grow Its Business by Leveraging Rakuten Marketing's Unique Blend of Technology and Human Expertise Rakuten Marketing announced that Purple, a growing direct-to-consumer comfort product company, has selected Rakuten Marketing to drive its affiliate marketing strategy across the customer journey. Rakuten Marketing's unique offering will allow the team at Purple to focus on the company's rapid growth opportunity, while experts at Rakuten Marketing help develop Purple's affiliate marketing program to best meet…

Brightcove Launches New Demand Generation Application, Brightcove Campaign

Brightcove Campaign offers engaging, video-driven marketing with insightful analytics to measure performance across industry benchmarks Brightcove Inc., the leading provider of cloud services for video, announced Brightcove Campaign, a purpose-built application that enables marketers to easily create video-driven marketing campaigns that yield insightful data with the ability to compare video performance to a variety of industry benchmarks. Marketers can now generate, maintain, and optimize campaigns, and boost overall…

Tinyclues Expands Retail Customer Marketing Reach in 2020 with NRF Sponsorship

Tinyclues to sponsor NRF2020, leading a Big Ideas session and participating in the official Artificial Intelligence Tech Tour Tinyclues, an AI customer marketing solution for retail and travel brands, announced that they will sponsor and exhibit at NRF 2020, running January 12-14th in New York City. Tinyclues’ booth #1236 is an official stop on the Artificial Intelligence Tech Tour, which features exhibitors recognized for “delivering the latest in retail technology across multiple business disciplines.” This stop on…

Daily AdTech Roundup: Top Coolest Things in Marketing and Sales Today

Today’s Daily AdTech Round-up covers latest in Native and Programmatic Advertising, Technology, TV Advertising, Audience Data announcements from Merkle, DoubleVerify, YuppTV, Meredith Corporation, Elo. Merkle Launches New Stream Media, Enabling Retailers to Grow Digital Ad Revenue Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced the launch of New Stream Media, a solution that allows retailers to grow their digital ad revenue, create more personalized experiences for consumers, and…

DoubleVerify Launches Authentic Performance, a New Paradigm for Ensuring Digital Ad Effectiveness

New Offering Expected to Drive Return on Investment (ROI) for Global Advertisers DoubleVerify ("DV"), a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, announced the launch of Authentic Performance®, the first data solution in the market to provide predictive data expected to drive campaign performance – from the impact of an ad’s presentation to key dimensions of consumer engagement. A number of DV customers, including global CPG brand Mondelez, currently are using Authentic Performance in beta…

6 AI Tools to Scale Up Your Content Marketing Efforts

Amidst a competitive Content Marketing landscape, most marketers find it hard to get real results. The biggest challenge is to manage both quality and scale. In 2018, 47% of B2C, and 54% of B2B content marketers reported that the metrics they're tracking are often not well-aligned with their overall goals. Why should you be a part of the struggling herd? Artificial Intelligence can help you pace up and stay on top of your game. Here are some AI tools that can play a game-changing role for content marketers looking to…