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Marketing Technology Bulletin Covering the Week Gone By

Top Picks from MarTech Series. Original MarTech Insights from the Week Gone By Our staff writers have 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. G Suite’s Gmail Rolls out with New Features G Suite’s Current Gmail Version Add-Ons Are Getting the Compose Function. The Release Will Facilitate a Private Bridge Between Gmail and Other Enterprise Applications Such as Box, Atlassian,…

TechBytes with David A. Yovanno, Chief Executive Officer, Impact

David A. Yovanno Chief Executive Officer at Impact When most people think of partner marketing, they think of traditional affiliate marketing, which has been one of the top three paid marketing channels for decades, alongside search and email. We spoke to David A. Yovanno, Chief Executive Officer, Impact, to understand partner recruitment from a current B2C commerce perspective and how technologies such as AI/ML and virtual assistance could disrupt it.Tell us about your role at Impact and the team/technology you…

Internet Marketing Firm, fishbat, Discusses 4 Qualities of Successful Social Ad Images

As part of their commitment to helping businesses effectively promote their brand, internet marketing firm, fishbat, discusses 4 qualities of successful social ad images. With so much of the world's time online spent on social media, it's crucial that businesses to learn the ins and outs of these platforms and how to use them effectively to increase sales. Effective marketing is quickly becoming more and more media-centric, so it's very important to have a solid grasp on how to create the perfect images. Listed below…

Interview with Michael Benedek, President and CEO, Datonics

"The consumer comes first — this is a concept that we incorporate in everything we do and something that all members of our ecosystem should follow."Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What galvanized you to join Datonics? As President and CEO of Datonics, a subsidiary of the AlmondNet Group of companies, I head the company’s business of providing high-quality, high-performing data to marketers while helping data-providing partners maximize returns from their data. I helped establish Datonics over seven…

Animoto Releases 2018 State of Social Video Consumer and Marketer Trends Report

93 Percent of Marketers Have Landed a New Customer Thanks to Video and Consumers Ranked Video as Their Favorite Form of Content from Brands Animoto, the company that makes it easy for anyone to create professional marketing videos, released its 2018 State of Social Video: Consumer Trends Report and its accompanying 2018 State of Social Video: Marketer Trends Report. These two releases explore how consumers are influenced by brands on social media and how marketers are reacting to the growing demand for video. Video…

Smartly.io Launches Creative Studio Service and Receives Facebook Creative Platform Badge for Automation Technology

Creative Automation and Design Services Help Brands Create Thousands of Creatives to Drive ROI Across Facebook and Instagram Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest advertising platform Smartly.io has received Facebook Creative Partner Certification for its work in scaling mobile-first creative execution. This comes after this year's release of Smartly.io's automated Video Templates tool and builds on its existing Marketing Partner Certification. The company also launched Creative Studio, a new in-house team that leverages its…

Snapchat Welcomes Two More Companies to Its Mobile Measurement Partner Program

Snapchat Has Been Working Hard to Catch up in Revenues with Mobile Advertising Giants Facebook & Instagram. By Adding More Brands to Its Mobile Measurement Partner Program, Snapchat Seems Confident in Achieving Just That Snap Inc’s Snapchat will be adding Tenjin and Branch.io to its Mobile Measurement Partner Platform. This is being considered a highly strategic move by Snapchat to be at par with rivals, Facebook and Instagram. While Instagram is a part of Facebook (purchased at $1 billion in 2012 by the latter), its…

Hey.ai Launches Personal Analytics Platform

Hey.ai, a Consumer Analytics and Insights Platform, Lead by Ex-Google Analytics Veterans Launches to Public In May 2018, GDPR, a new consumer data regulation went into effect. Companies like Facebook and Google, which have been amassing user data through the Internet boom now have to provide European citizens access to the data they store. Many companies have adopted this regulation for their users globally. Google has a globally accessible takeout service and Facebook allows users to export their data from their…

Don’t Get Spooked: 4 Reasons to Use Social Media in Your Real Estate Marketing Strategy from Internet Marketing Company fishbat

As part of their commitment to helping companies effectively leverage all the marketing tools at their disposal, internet marketing company, fishbat, shares 4 reasons to use social media in your real estate marketing strategy. With how much time people spend online these days, companies need to continue stepping up their digital marketing game if they want to stay ahead - and the real estate industry is no exception. Social media is an integral part of dominating the local real estate scene, and it's important to leverage…

ListenFirst Launches Competitive Twitter Video Analytics

First Social Analytics Solution to Provide Competitive Video Metrics for Entire Twitter Universe ListenFirst, the most comprehensive enterprise social analytics solution, announced the launch of competitive tracking and industry benchmarks for Twitter video. Through its enterprise level data licensing agreement with Twitter, ListenFirst becomes the first social analytics solution to provide data from every video tweet collected directly through Twitter's API. Twitter video data is the latest addition to ListenFirst's…

Why is Delivering Online Customer Experience Actually Harder to Measure than Anticipated

Most online businesses are scurrying to find the best definition to Customer Experience. Without fully understanding the benchmark of Customer Experience and related analytics, marketing teams often miss their own objectives of delivering relevant personalization. Whether it's Instagram advertising or a transactional email newsletter, your customers expect consistent branding and messaging that further strengthens the brand-individual relationship. We spoke to Ben Jabbawy, Founder and CEO of Privy.com, the leading…

Fullscreen Launches Fullscreen Shield to Bolster Brand Safety on YouTube

New Tool First to Leverage Image and Audio Recognition; Allows Ad and Media to Perform 2.5X Better than Standard Topic Targeting for Companies Developing Brand Safety Measures Fullscreen, the global entertainment company serving social-first experiences to creators, brands, and consumers, announced the launch of Fullscreen Shield, a proprietary, in-house brand safety product now available widely. Fullscreen Shield is the first social cross-platform solution designed to provide brands with another layer of safety against…

NP Dodge Becomes First Omaha Independent Brokerage to Utilize the Adwerx Enterprise Automated Listing Advertising Program

Property Advertisements Will Deploy as Soon as a Listing Goes Live NP Dodge, the longest running, family-owned real estate company in the United States has adopted the Adwerx Enterprise Automated Listing Advertising Program. Adwerx, the leader in digital advertising for real estate and other verticals, developed the Enterprise platform to generate and deploy property advertisements automatically. Adwerx Enterprise uses listing data from the NP Dodge feed of properties to instantly create attractive ads that contain a…

The Backlash-Proof Guide to Briefing Influencers

After another high-profile Instagram ASA ban, brands must learn to brief clearly and play by the rules to avoid grief says Vamp’s Aaron Brooks A post from serial brand collaborator, Louise Thompson, was banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) last month. It’s the second time this year that the reality TV star and influencer has received a ticking off from the ASA for failing to disclose a post that was sponsored. In the UK, the rules for influencer marketing are strict and clear. You would have thought…

Tiger Pistol Launches World’s First Complete Multi-Location Solution for Facebook

Tiger Pistol, a Facebook Marketing Partner Since 2013, Has Been Focused on Driving Results for Local Businesses for Almost a Decade. Their Success in Creating Social Strategies for Some of the World's Biggest Brands Has Led to Their New Purpose-Built Location Enablement Features for Multi-Location Brands, Which Were Made Available in the Tiger Pistol Platform on October 9th Tiger Pistol, the leader in local Facebook & Instagram advertising, announced that its clients now have access to an innovative set of features…

Interview with Josh Decker, Chief Executive Officer, Tagboard

"One of the biggest challenges for marketers today is finding a way to break through the noise and drive meaningful engagement."Tell us about your role at Tagboard. What inspired you to establish the company? Tagboard was founded in 2011 as a social search and display platform, allowing communities to search for content using hashtags across social networks, and then display that content online via web or mobile properties, on broadcast TV or in a stadium. My vision in founding Tagboard was to bring communities together…

Snapchat Releases Retail Footprints

‘Retail Footprints’ Are a Series of Comprehensive Reports Detailing Online & Offline Consumer Shopping Behavior. Snapchat’s Research Intends to Benefit Digital Advertisers ‘Retail Footprints’ report details consumer shopping behavior exclusively in the big-box, luxury and apparel-store segment. Snapchat is marching forward to become a highly credible brand in the e-commerce space and wants to convince advertisers about their capabilities. This announcement comes after Snapchat’s e-commerce add-ons that the company…

Adobe Announces Next Generation of Creative Cloud at MAX 2018

Major Updates to Flagship Apps, Launch of Premiere Rush CC for Social Video and Previews of Photoshop CC and Project Gemini on iPad Accelerate Creative Cloud Innovation and Value Today at Adobe MAX, the Creativity Conference, Adobe announced major updates to Creative Cloud applications including Photoshop CC, Lightroom CC, Illustrator CC, InDesign CC, Premiere Pro CC and Adobe XD. Adobe also introduced Adobe Premiere Rush CC, the first all-in-one, easy-to-use video editing app for social media creators,…

RingCentral Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Dimelo, a Leading Digital Customer Engagement Platform

Acquisition Will Accelerate Enterprise Transformation to Deliver Next-Generation Digital Customer Experiences RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Dimelo, a leading cloud-based digital customer engagement platform. Dimelo enables enterprises to manage all their digital customer interactions through a single platform. Dimelo is deployed by leading global organizations such as Allianz,…

Meredith Corporation to Announce Its Plans to Extend Live Programming and New IGTV Programming at Inaugural Digital Content NewFronts West

Anna Faris of CBS Hit Comedy "Mom" and Host of "Anna Faris Is Unqualified" Podcast To Join Jess Cagle, Editor in Chief of PEOPLE and Editorial Director of Meredith's Entertainment Group, On Stage Meredith Corporation , the leading media and marketing company—which reaches 175 million Americans every month, including 80 percent of US millennial women—will announce expanded programming, including new shows for Instagram Live and a tighter focus on live programming for its PeopleTV brand, at the first-ever NewFronts West in …