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Instapage Announces Support for AMP Landing Pages

Marketers and advertisers can create AMP landing pages directly from the Instapage platform Instapage, the post-click optimization platform for advertisers, is bringing the Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) framework to landing pages. With AMP capabilities on Instapage, marketers and advertisers will be able to create AMP landing pages directly from the Instapage platform. AMP is a Google-backed open-source project that allows for faster page load speeds on mobile devices, enabling marketers and advertisers to provide a…

Crimson Hexagon Posts Record Annual Revenues in 2017 and Expands to “Consumer Insights”

General Motors Among Brands Choosing Crimson Hexagon as Company Broadens Beyond Social Media Analytics to AI-Powered Consumer Insights Crimson Hexagon, the leading provider of AI-powered consumer insights, recently announced record financials, as it closed its books for 2017. Revenue was up globally as well as in each geographic theater. In the last six months of 2017 alone, the company more than tripled its number of customers with annual contract values (ACVs) of $100,000 or more. Crimson’s momentum is the result of a…

TechBytes with John Schnipkoweit, CTO, Choozle

John Schnipkoweit CTO, Choozle A smart blend between the native and programmatic advertising delivery can help in achieving the contemporary standards of multi-screen and mobile experiences. However, it's not that easy to strike the balance between native and programmatic ad delivery. Choozle is a leading digital marketing technology platform that enables advertisers to achieve that balance. We spoke to Choozle's CTO, John Schnipkoweit, to understand how should ad buyers choose between the native and programmatic…

Interview with Chris Lynde, CEO, SaleScout Data Solutions

"The CMO’s challenge is to punch through the noise, identify purchase readiness and serve up the right message at the right time. To be successful, they need accurate contact data, pinpoint targeting capabilities and a clear return on investment."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be part of SaleScout? I am the chief executive officer, reporting to our board of directors. I am ultimately responsible for driving shareholder value, leading our management team, growth strategy, and corporate…

AdColony Announces Full Compatibility with IAS, Double Verify and MOAT

New Integrations Make AdColony the First In-App Video Marketplace to Integrate with all Leading Ad Quality Measurement Partners AdColony, the ad quality video marketplace, has announced that the company is fully compatible with all major viewability measurement partners for both programmatic and managed service campaigns. AdColony is the first in-app video marketplace to partner with Integral Ad Science (IAS), MOAT and DoubleVerify, providing a range of options that will give AdColony customers the flexibility to work…

How is The Location Data Landscape Shaping Up in 2018?

If a Tool Is Limited by the Availability of Low-Quality Data, It Just Won't Be of  Value. As the Data Market Becomes More Crowded, It's Also Important to Focus on Transparency, says Unacast CEO  Thomas Walle When a Location Data platform raises significant funding from leading investors in the industry, it ought to make waves. Unacast, the makers of Real Time Graph, scooped $17.5 million. Clear with their plans for the future and ambitious in taking their product road-map to new territories, the Thomas Walle-led company…

UJET Focuses On Expansion With $25 Million Series B

UJET, The Company Reimagining Customer Support, Adds Top-Tier VC's GV and Citi Ventures In Latest Funding Round UJET Inc, a real-time customer communications platform that makes it simple for any company to provide intuitive, modern-day support, announced that it has raised a $25 million Series B round of funding led by GV (formerly Google Ventures). UJET has raised over $45 million to date and is leading the transformation in how today's call centers can leverage contemporary technologies to be more efficient and…

Qubit’s 2018 Travel Survey Confirms Important Role that Mobile, Personalization and Reviews Play in Searching for and Booking…

Survey Data Also Reveals the Behavior Gap Between Travelers Under and Over 35 Years Old The state of the travel and tourism market is in transition based on a number of factors, including the maturation of personalization and mobile technology according to new survey data released by Qubit, the leaders in marketing personalization technology. Qubit’s 2018 Travel Survey revealed that younger and older travelers have different approaches to booking travel and taking vacations in general: 42 percent of travelers…

Sisense Adds Analytics Veteran Paul Zolfaghari to its Board of Directors

Sisense Continues to Build Its Market Momentum by Strengthening Its Product Offering, Adding Domain and Operational Expertise, and Growing Its Technology Industry Endorsements Sisense, disrupting the BI market by simplifying business analytics for complex data, today announced the appointment of software industry veteran Paul Zolfaghari to its board of directors. Zolfaghari has a deep understanding of the enterprise analytics, business intelligence, and database industries, having spent nearly two decades as an…

Adstream And The TEAM Companies Expand Relationship

Companies Combine Distribution with Talent & Rights Management, Aiming to Save Clients Millions of Dollars in Litigation Global digital asset management and advertising delivery tech company Adstream, and talent and rights management firm The TEAM Companies (TTC) have expanded their existing collaboration to form a comprehensive strategic partnership. Together, the two companies will provide end-to-end advertising services that will enable brands, agencies and production teams to manage talent use, rights, and content…

Glispa Appoints Jon Hook as Their First Chief Commercial Officer

Glispa Also Unveiled New Branding Following Two Years of Acquisitions Mobile advertising technology company, Glispa is bolstering its executive team with the appointment of Jon Hook to the newly created role of Chief Commercial Officer. Based at Glispa’s London office, Hook is charged with commercializing Glispa’s solutions and will report to CEO Itamar Benedy. Read More: What Does Google Chrome’s New “Auto-Annoying-Ad-Blocker” Mean For You? Explaining the newly branded solutions and commenting on Hook’s…

TechBytes with Jeff Smith, CMO and General Manager of Brands, LiveRamp

Jeff Smith CMO and GM of Brands, LiveRamp You can't deny that Omnichannel Customers are the latest emerging reality. As omnichannel marketing begins to take prominence in retail, marketers are pressed hard to target customers that are real and measure the results of engagement in real-time. In 2018, people-based data management platforms hold the key to delivering true omnichannel experiences across digital channels. Jeff Smith, Chief Marketing Officer and General Manager of Brands at LiveRamp shares his insights on how …

ON24 Grows New Bookings by More Than 50% YoY for an Unprecedented Fourth Quarter

More Than 2,000 Businesses Use ON24 To Engage Customers And Prospects And Transform Engagement Into Revenue With more than 70 percent of marketers prioritizing lead quality over quantity, businesses are putting data-driven, engaging webinars at the core of their demand generation strategy. As a result, over 850 new and expanded accounts turned to ON24 to engage and convert prospects into lifetime customers through the company's marketing platform. "With the rise of the data-driven marketer, the marketing…

‘IAB 250 Powered by Dun & Bradstreet’ List Unveiled to Identify ‘Direct Brands’

First Annual ‘IAB 250 Powered by Dun & Bradstreet’ List Leveraged Economic Data from Dun & Bradstreet and Cultural Indicators from Other Sources Power List Of ‘Direct Brands’ Disrupting Incumbents in 15 Categories The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) has released the “IAB 250 Powered by Dun & Bradstreet". The IAB 250 Powered by Dun & Bradstreet" is a first-of-its-kind analysis that pinpoints the most important “Direct Brands” to watch in the US economy. The trade association for the digital media and…

Beautiful.AI Launches the First AI-Powered Presentation Design Tool

Company Raises $5 M from First Round Capital and Shasta Ventures to Automate the Design of Everyday Work Beautiful.AI announced the launch of the first artificial intelligence-powered presentation tool, which enables anyone to build clean, modern, and professionally-designed slides – quickly and easily. Beautiful.AI addresses the two biggest challenges that individuals face in creating effective visual presentations: slide design and production time. According to the 2018 Presentation Quality Gap survey, 73 percent of…

3Cinteractive Announces Industry’s First RCS Business Messaging Engagement Platform

Over 138 Million Monthly Active Users of Rich Communication Services (RCS) Technology Worldwide 3Cinteractive (3C), the leading provider of mobile marketing services for enterprise businesses, announced the mobile industry’s first A2P Rich Communication Services (RCS) messaging engagement platform. This platform is an extension of 3C’s existing mobile engagement platform, enabling brands to orchestrate and deliver the next generation of A2P messaging created by RCS capabilities. As a much-anticipated upgrade to the…

TechBytes with Keith LaFerriere, Chief Creative Officer, Verndale

Keith LaFerriere Chief Creative Officer, Verndale From a modern marketer's perspective, the differences between User Experience (UX) and Customer Experience (CX) have widened significantly. To understand how marketing technologies influence the delivery of relevant UX and CX, we spoke to Verndale's Chief Creative Officer (CCO), Keith LaFerriere.Tell us about your role at Verndale and the team and technology you handle. As Chief Creative Officer of Verndale, I lead the UX and Creative Design practice groups, business…

Data: Mobile Conversion Rate Equals Desktop for the First Time

New Yes Lifecycle Marketing Report Reveals Milestone in Mobile, Identifies Opportunities to Optimize Mobile Path-To-Purchase Email marketing reached a new milestone at the end of 2017. For the first time, orders per click for desktop and mobile were equivalent at 3.3 percent, according to data released recently by Yes Lifecycle Marketing. In its latest Email Benchmark Report: A Marketer's Guide to 2018, Yes Lifecycle Marketing analyzed almost 9 billion emails sent in Q4 2017, and over 30 billion sent in…

Mundo Inc. Appointed Exclusive Performance Ad Provider to VIAGP

Mundo Inc. Has Been Appointed as the Exclusive Performance Advertising Service Provider to VIAGP Inc. Mundo Inc., a leader in online performance-based advertising, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Mundo Inc. has been appointed as the exclusive performance advertising service provider to VIAGP Inc., the world's premier Grand Prix marketing agency. VIAGP are experts in turning innovative ideas into winning marketing campaigns for world-famous clients. Mundo is continuing its successful track record in bringing…

Validar Inc. Announces Release of EventScore, Attendee Behavior Influence Solution for Event Marketers

Validar Announces the Release of Eventscore, a New Attendee Behavior Influence Tool in Partnership with Meru Interactive Validar Inc, a leading provider of lead management technology for event marketers, and in partnership with Meru Interactive, announced the release of EventScore for Event Marketers. EventScore provides event marketers with a means to influence attendee behavior by applying an adjustable score to implicit or explicit attendee activity at face to face events. Now with EventScore, you can provide an…