Our Look Back at 2017

As we jump into 2018, we wanted to take a look back at 2017 with you. We’ve made new friends, engineered new functionality, hosted events, and even won awards for our software and company culture. We’re so grateful for all the hard work and collaboration our teams and customers put into 2017 to make it the success it was. Customers shared their success stories We have to start off by thanking you, our incredible community of 3,000 admins and hundreds of thousands of users across 600 customers for your loyalty, evidenced by…

Interview with Tim Wilson, CEO and Principal at Qutee

"Having data-heavy insight is going to be the key to navigating the digital landscape in 2018 and beyond."Tell us what inspired you to come up with Qutee? The Web 2.0 revolution has failed to bring the digital democracy it promised. Billions of comments are posted across social media, discussion forums and comments sections each day, but they disappear from a user’s view within hours or minutes. This means huge amounts of valuable information are never explored for deeper insight. As a result, content creators,…

Mobile Growth Summit 2018 Announces Speakers From Facebook, Google, Dropbox, Pandora, Reddit and Others

North America’s Largest Mobile-only Growth Conference To Include Sessions on Cryptocurrency, Virtual Reality and More Mobile Growth Fellowship, the mobile industry's largest network of user acquisition and growth leaders, announced an impressive lineup of speakers and content for its upcoming Mobile Growth Summit 2018. North America’s largest mobile-only growth and marketing conference, Mobile Growth Summit will bring together more than 1,000 attendees and 100 speakers to share insights on how to grow mobile app…

Latest Canvs Study Proves Audience Emotions Predict Live TV Viewership

'This Is Us’ Saw a 10% Increase In Live Tune-In Following a Strong Week of Emotional Reactions (ERs) Driven by Talent Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and emotion measurement leader Canvs has announced a joint study on how the television show audience Emotional Reactions (ERs) impact the following week’s live airing viewership. The study on Audience Emotions -- Reacting to Actors, Characters, and Programs: Social TV Content and Television Viewing Behavior -- found that certain viewer ERs in response to…

ZoomInfo Named Finalist in 2018 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service

Zoominfo’s Salesforce Plugin Accelerates Opportunity Generation Through Perfected Outreach Zoom Information, Inc., the world’s leading corporate contact database, was named a Finalist in the Sales Enablement category for Best Sales Enablement Solution-New Version, in the 12th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver or Bronze Stevie Award winner in the program. More than 2,500 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were evaluated in…

Fireside Chat with Jeff Pedowitz

Jeff Pedowitz talks about his journey in setting up The Pedowitz Group. My Journey, My Company: How I Conceived Of The Pedowitz Group (TPG)  As President and CEO, I am responsible for setting the company’s vision and strategic direction along with managing all daily operations. This is my third business. I started in the restaurant business, owning and operating 35 Subway Sandwich franchises.  This provided a foundation for operations, controls, and measurements. I also owned a sales training company, which gave me…

SiriusDecisions 2017 B-to-B Buying Study Reveals Buyer Behavior and Preferences in Decision-Making Process

SiriusDecisions’ Study Empowers Audience-Centric Marketing by Offering Detailed Insights into Engagement Levels, Decision Drivers, Content Impact, Interaction Preferences and More SiriusDecisions, the leading global B2B research and advisory firm released 23 new Buyer Insight Reports based on the findings from its 2017 B-to-B Buying Study. SiriusDecisions’ 2017 study is designed to help marketing leaders gain a comprehensive understanding of b-to-b buyer behavior and preferences throughout the entire buying decision…

ZoomInfo Announces Compliance with the Forthcoming GDPR

Ensuring Customers and Partners Are Aware of New Principles and Regulations to Better Evaluate Implications of the GDPR Zoom Information Inc., the world's most comprehensive B2B data provider, announced today it's on track to become fully compliant with the regulations set forth by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Europe's new framework for data protection which replaces the 1995 EU Data Protection Directive (DPD). By achieving GDPR compliance by May 2018, ZoomInfo ensures that its collection of contact and…

3 App Marketing Trends That Will Shape 2018

If anything, 2017’s theme for app marketers changed significantly. The machine learning takeover began, practically anything and everything became trackable, and on-demand turned into the new norm. It’s crucial for advertisers that want to nail their 2018 marketing plan to reflect on the implications of this whole new world. Increased tools and capabilities mean advertisers can achieve more return on investment with less manual work. What every advertiser wants to know is -- how? Advertisers who can answer the…

Facebook Viewed As Least Brand-Safe Platform, LinkedIn Most Safe, According to GumGum Research

Survey Finds That 75 Percent of Brands Were Exposed to Brand Safety Issues Last Year, Yet 15 Percent Haven’t Taken Any Action GumGum, an artificial intelligence company with deep expertise in computer vision, today released market research findings, conducted in concert with Custom, Digiday Media’s creative content agency, examining the brand safety crisis impacting the advertising industry. The in-depth study investigates how brands, agencies and publishers are addressing this issue while also examining the ways to help…

IAB Tech Lab Launches New International Digital Measurement Compliance Program

Japan’s Cyber Communications Inc Is First to Complete Audit & Secure Verification The IAB Technology Laboratory officially launched the new IAB Tech Lab Measurement Compliance program, providing a new option for assessing companies’ implementations of critical industry measurement standards. The new measurement compliance offering will focus on companies based outside the U.S., supporting 43 national IAB markets. IAB Tech Lab introduced a range of technology compliance programs last year to verify accurate…

Choozle Unfurls 2018 Roadmap Product Enhancements

Choozle Announces 2018 Roadmap and a Sneak Peek at Upcoming Product Enhancements Digital marketing and advertising platform, Choozle has announced its 2018 roadmap, in addition to a sneak peek at upcoming product enhancements. The company revealed that revenues grew at 120% from January to December 2017. This growth enabled Choozle to raise $6 million in Series B funding in Q4 2017. Choozle confirmed that the proceeds will support continued product innovation on the core self-service advertising platform as well as…

The Three Types of Ad Fraud Marketers Should Know About – and How to Tackle Them

Predicted to cost brands $16.4 billion last year alone, ad fraud is a growing challenge that a marketer can no longer ignore. And with fraudsters constantly adjusting their tactics to evade detection, staying one step ahead can seem like an impossible challenge. Marketers must educate themselves on the different types of fraud – including the latest tactics – and work with their ad tech partners to protect their campaigns and stay above the fray. In this article, we’ll describe three types of ad fraud marketers need to be…

Convertize Unveils Autopilot Mode to Boost Website Traffic

Convertize Autopilot Mode Automatically Allocates Traffic to the Better-Performing Variant in an A/B Test Convertize, a recognized digital consulting agency that specializes in Conversion Rate Optimisation, has announced its latest feature - Autopilot Mode. Based on a new algorithm devised for their A/B Testing and Notifications platform, Autopilot Mode automatically allocates traffic to the better-performing variant in an A/B test. Read Also: Interview with Pieterjan Bouten, Co-Founder & CEO, Showpad A/B…

Brandlive Releases 2018 Live Video Streaming Benchmark Report

New Research from Brandlive Reveals That 94.8% of the Executives Surveyed Said Live Video Will Be an Important Part of Their 2018 Marketing Mix Leading omnichannel live video platform, Brandlive has released the results of its live video survey in partnership with IBM Cloud Video on the state of live video streaming in the present marketplace and what 2018 will look like. Alden Fertig, the Senior Offering Manager at IBM Cloud Video, said, "As part of our continuing partnership with Brandlive, we’re seeing first-hand…

Urban Airship AI Marketing Orchestration Unveiled for Optimized Customer Engagement

Urban Airship's New Predictive Machine Learning and Intelligent Orchestration Allows Marketers to Effortlessly Coordinate Communications Across All Digital Channels and Reduce Costs Leading digital growth company for brands, Urban Airship has announced the extension of its open data and channels to support existing MarTech solutions, while adding new native support for triggered email and SMS notifications. Urban Airship AI Marketing Orchestration Allows Brands to Grow Beyond Contemporary Personalization Standards in an…

Interview with Mark Stouse, CEO, Proof Analytics

"To survive and thrive, marketers need to speak the language of business and furnish results tied to the bottom line."What led you to develop a platform that measures the impact of Marketing and Communications? For years, business leaders have demanded measurable results from marketing spend. These voices are getting louder as concerns about ad fraud and a softening economy put more pressure on the Marketing organization. To survive and thrive, marketers need to speak the language of business and furnish results tied to…

NGDATA Adds New Enhancements to the Lily Customer Data Platform

Group DNA, OneAnalytics, and Other New and Expanded Features Provide Additional Insights to Marketers to Deliver More Relevant Customer Experiences NGDATA®, the customer experience management solutions company, has announced enhancements to Lily™, the company’s next-generation customer data platform, designed to help marketers deliver more relevant customer experiences powered by deeper insights and context around individuals and groups. The company’s next-generation customer data platform, Lily™, puts people at the…

Predictions Series 2018: Add More Science and Personalization to Your Storytelling Initiatives

In 2018, Marketers Must Align Their Linear Marketing Strategies to Accommodate Conversational Storytelling Initiatives The art of storytelling is an ancient art. However, for B2B marketers, the whole context of storytelling has changed with powerful audience data and insight-based technologies driving the modern marketing campaigns. The purpose of any content presentation is to deliver a relevant message to the audience-- easily understood, retained for long, and easy to reproduce in the future. To understand how…

Pega Research: Fears Notwithstanding, Executives Believe AI and Robotics Could Improve Workplace

Latest Pega Study Finds Teaming Machine Intelligence, AI and Robotics With Humans Can Help Organizations Embrace a New Era of Efficient and Meritocratic Workforces Organizations believe that pairing humans alongside machine intelligence, AI and Robotics will create a more effective, engaged, and meritocratic workforce, according to a new global study released by Pegasystems Inc., the software company empowering customer engagement at the world’s leading enterprises. Read More: The Future of a Modern Workplace:…