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Ad-Juster Launches ProgrammaticIQ, a SaaS Programmatic Data Analytics Platform for Revenue Optimization

Ad-Juster, an Industry Leader in Media Reporting and Analytics Solutions, Has Changed the Game with the Launch of ProgrammaticIQ, a Comprehensive Data Analytics Platform That Brings Automated Data Collection, Normalization, and Powerful Analysis All into One Platform Ad-Juster, a SaaS provider of media reporting and analytics solutions for digital advertising, announced the launch of ProgrammaticIQ, a data analytics platform that automates the aggregation of programmatic data and provides actionable insights for revenue…

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…

Simplus Closes $20 Million in Financing to Fuel Continued Growth

Kensington – SV Global Innovations LP Leads Series C Funding Round with Savano Capital Partners, Salesforce Ventures, Cross Creek Advisors, Epic Ventures and University Growth Fund, Providing Strategic Capital to Simplus for Organic and Acquisition-Based Growth Simplus, a leader in Salesforce Quote-to-Cash, has successfully closed $20 million to further increase capacity across its product and service offerings, as well as acquire companies with complementary solutions valuable to customers. Silicon Valley Bank will…

STASH Rolls Out Suite Of New Features

Cash Back, Round-Ups, Smart-Stash and DiversifyMe Work to Automate Saving for Millions STASH, one of the fastest growing investing apps in the US, announced the roll out of a suite of new and improved features to make saving easier for its 3M+ clients. To enhance customization tools and optimize saving opportunities, STASH is launching the following features: Round-Ups to grow savings on auto-pilot. Every time customers spend, STASH will round-up the purchases to the nearest dollar. Each time the round-ups total hits…

IZEA Awarded Custom Content Program by Fortune 10 Customer

IZEA Worldwide, Inc., operator of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, announced that it has been awarded a new custom content program from a returning Fortune 10 customer. The customer began working directly with IZEA on e-commerce content several years ago and has initiated its first content program of 2019 with this commitment. Also Read: Bazaarvoice Appoints Joe Rohrlich as Chief Revenue Officer “While diversification of revenue remains a top…

Sabre Reveals Consumer Trends to Shape Guest Expectations in 2019 and Beyond

Sabre Corporation, the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, released a study in partnership with TrendWatching, global consumer trends and insights experts, which reveals the top consumer trends that will shape the hospitality industry in 2019 and beyond. “The hospitality industry is always reinventing itself, constantly adapting to the changing expectations of travelers,” said Clinton Anderson, president of Sabre Hospitality Solutions. “As a result, digital transformation has become a rising…

OneTrust Releases New Privacy Tools for Mobile and Teams Up with Adobe for Data Privacy Day

To Celebrate Data Privacy Day 2019, Companies Can Get a "Privacy Health Check" of Their Mobile Apps and Integrate Onetrust Consent Records with Adobe Experience Platform Launch and Adobe Experience Platform Mobile SDK To help mark Data Privacy Day 2019, OneTrust is working with Adobe to release two new mobile tools to empower privacy and marketing professionals to better understand opportunities and potential privacy risks. Data Privacy Day is an international effort held annually on Jan. 28 to create awareness about the…

IZEA Announces IZEAx Discovery

New Self-Service Discovery Platform Provides Access to Influencer Profiles and VizSearch IZEA Worldwide, Inc., operator of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, has announced the official launch of IZEAx Discovery. The new platform provides marketers with access to search influencer profiles as well access to VizSearch, IZEA’s unique content discovery engine. IZEAx Discovery is available as a standalone feature for $149 per month and marketers can…

Interview with Ted Murphy, Founder, Chairman and CEO, IZEA

"There is real money being spent on Influencer Marketing, but there is also real money being wasted at the same time — both in spend and operational inefficiencies at brands and agencies." Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What made you start IZEA? I am currently the Founder, Chairman and CEO of IZEA, which I started in 2006. I have always been in the marketing space and had an interest in technology. I started my first agency when I was 19 years old. After selling that agency I started an…

Vamp Boosts Its Presence in Asia

Two New Hires Launch the Influencer Marketing Platform in Thailand and Indonesia Leading influencer marketing platform, Vamp, is continuing its 2019 expansion into Asia with two new hires: Keith Baird and Benedictus Okario. Keith was most recently Director of Marketing Operations at North Star Digital Thailand, and was previously Khongsittha Muay Thai’s Senior Marketing Manager.He will based in Bangkok, leading Vamp into the Thai market. Benedictus joins Vamp from KapanLagi Youniverse where he was the Vice…

Top MarTech Series Guest Posts of 2018

We Compile an Annual Round-Up of the Most Popular Guest Posts Published in 2018 January Five Key Trends for Programmatic Advertising in 2018 Benoit Skinazi writes our most viewed Guest Post of 2018! With GDPR and consumer sentiment towards irrelevant advertisement, Programmatic Advertising is the new hope for AdTech. February What Good is Personalization Without Identity? Craig Belhumeur points out ‘the writing on the wall’ — something that most marketers miss out on. Personalization is impossible without identity…

Interview with Alexi Venneri, Co-Founder and CEO, Digital Air Strike

"To keep Digital Air Strike on top of technology and innovation, I employ three qualities: confidence, positivity and curiosity." Tell us about your journey into technology. What made you start Digital Air Strike? My journey truly began as a child. I always had a strong interest in business and entrepreneurship. I was the kid that loved the TV show “Kids are People Too” that was touted as the kids' version of the "Tonight Show" featuring interviews with kids that were doing amazing things. I also turned everything into a…

NexTech to Integrate IBM Watson’s Machine Learning Into AI For AR eCommerce Platform

NexTech AR Solutions is pleased to announce that its development team has begun integrating IBM Watson's Machine Learning (ML) algorithms into its patent pending web enabled AR platform. With this integration NexTech is quickly building out a next generation, industry first, artificial intelligence (AI) based AR eCommerce solution. With AI the platform will now be able to offer scanning of the body, hands, and feet as well as facial features, to understand an individual shopper's style, sizes and preferences, as well as…

Twelve Trends That Will Impact Social Media in 2019

As B2B Marketers, We Know That Currently, It’s Fairly Impossible to Do Anything with Marketing without Leveraging Social Media. So, We Ought to Know Which Independent Domains Will Drive Social Media in 2019 As the year ends, we predict the twelve trends that will make a difference in how marketers leverage social media for campaigning. 1. Data Today’s entrepreneurs have realized that the success of their business depends on how well they handle data and deploy it, over social media or otherwise. No wonder then,…

Pixability Launches First of Its Kind Partner Program To Enhance Cross-Channel Video Ad Campaigns by Leveraging Effective Creative,…

Pixability’s Partner Connect Program Will Help Marketers Identify The Right Combination of Partners To Meet Their Video Advertising Objectives Pixability, the global leader in video advertising optimization and insights across YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and Connected TV, announced the launch of its new Partner Connect Program. This program empowers Pixability’s brand and agency customers by providing a curated marketplace of the world's leading video platforms, in addition to creative, data, and measurement solutions.…

Prediction Series 2019: Interview with Mike Austin, CEO and Co-Founder, Fresh Relevance

What opportunities and challenges did you and/or Fresh Relevance identify at the start of the 2018 and have things worked as planned? We are all social creatures and tend to base our actions on the behavior of others when faced with an overwhelming range of options. However, tactics that have received a lot of media attention recently, such as Influencer Marketing, aren’t necessarily the most effective or scalable ones. Therefore, many retailers are still unsure how to leverage the power of social in their marketing to…

Synthesio to Bring Proven Ipsos Data Science to Artificial Intelligence

Synthesio's Next-Generation Social Media Intelligence to Raise Unseen Insights to the Surface, Faster Synthesio, an Ipsos company, and also the leading Social Media Intelligence Suite, announced the plans for its next-generation Artificial Intelligence (AI) engine. The project will combine Synthesio’s AI technology with Ipsos’ data science. The combination will power upcoming Synthesio capabilities to help users find insights faster, remove guesswork, and make informed business decisions across a variety of use cases.…

Interview with Eric Lam, Co-Founder and CEO, AspireIQ

"Brands can leverage our analytics dashboards to see the impact of each piece of content on different channels in real time."Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What made you start AspireIQ? I started my career in finance and got into technology after getting my MBA at Harvard. Afterwards, I joined Pocket Gems where I served as VP of Product and managed an organization of more than 60 people that generated $80 million in annual revenue. At Pocket Gems, I realized how difficult it is for products to be…

Popular Pays Extends Series B To $6.6 Million, Adds Audible Co-Founder Ed Lau As Board Observer

Chicago-based Tech Company Gains Trusted Advisor, Extends Series B Funding by $1.1 Million Popular Pays, the software company that helps marketers collaborate with social content creators, raised an additional $1.1 million in series B financing. The new investment comes from ICCP SBI Venture Partners and brings the total amount raised for the round to $6.6 million. Popular Pays also added ICCP SBI Venture Partners Managing Director and Audible co-Founder, Ed Lau, to the board as an observer. Lau brings a wealth of…

In the Era of the Digital Customer Journey, Consistency is Key

The birth of online shopping occurred in 1994 when one customer made history by purchasing a CD via the Internet. Just one year later, Amazon debuted. Today, as online shopping’s popularity grows, so do the ways in which consumers communicate with companies. As a result, digital channels have become a natural part of the customer journey. In fact, digital channel interactions are expected to overtake voice interactions for the first time this year. Between web, email, chat and social media, the customer journey is much more…