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Interview with Jack Myers, Founder, MediaVillage

"The startups we see are all really miniature AdAges disseminating information rather than valuable knowledge and insights. They are all dependent on ad revenues, which means pushing clicks and mass market traffic rather than imparting real knowledge."Tell us about the idea behind starting a B2B thought leadership company? As the advertising, marketing, ad tech and media worlds have evolved, we wanted to develop tools that help companies engage their stakeholders in effective B2B marketing. As a whole, the B2B…

Interview with Brian Bowman, CEO, Consumer Acquisition

"Advertisers are increasingly looking to creative automation and machine learning (AI) solutions to optimize ad campaigns." Tell us about your role and how you got here? What inspired you to envision a user acquisition solution for Facebook and Google? I’m the founder and CEO of Consumer Acquisition, where I manage our business, strategic partnerships with Facebook and Google and driving the vision of our future acquisition products and solutions for our clients. We’re in a highly dynamic and competitive industry that’s…

Ringing The Bells On Mobile Marketing

The Smartphone in Your Hand, a Tiny Device at Glance, Holds Major Significance in Terms of Marketing. How? MTS Got the Experts to Answer That Question 'The Most Significant Gap in Mobile Today Is the Performance Marketing Category' Michael Jaconi - CEO, Button: In the marketing tech world, I still think that mobile is a tremendously underserved category. As the gap between time and money spent on mobile continues to close, I believe we’ll see transactional revenue streams emerge as more and more important than the…

Top Insights on the CMO’s Best Allies, Content Marketing, and the Art of Story-Telling for Brands

The Second Part of  the Predictions Series for 2018 Covers Insights on Content Marketing, Audience Engagement, Social Media Platforms and the CMO's New Allies That Would Transform An Organization's Digital Identity Top martech CMOs and marketing executives feel that 2018 would be the most challenging year to deal with. However, the path to success would witness unprecedented developments in content marketing, employee advocacy and the growing inclination towards AI/ML technologies. We would see many significant…

Year-Ender 2017: 10 Extraordinary Martech “Moments” of the Year

In Part 2 of Our Year-Ender 2017 Series, We Bring You the Top Ten Martech Moments From the Year in a Chronological Order "The true delight is reminiscing and reliving the moment all over again." For Martech journalists, 2017 proved to be a momentous year, as we saw many mega-moments of delight that paved the course for the future. In Part 2 of our Year-ender 2017 series, we bring you the top ten Martech moments from the year. Read More: Trends in Marketing Technology Budgets Could Impact Data Quality and Hygiene…

TechBytes with Adrian Velthuis, Chief Revenue Officer, Mobile Posse

Adrian Velthuis Chief Revenue Officer, Mobile Posse The last couple of years have presented more questions than solutions for marketers hoping to cash in on the audiences that are glued to their mobile phones. How does one make subtle suggestions, target the right crowd, speak up through the noise and most importantly, compete with giants like Facebook and Google.  Adrian Velthuis, Chief Revenue Officer at Mobile Posse puts those doubts to rest.MTS: Tell us about your role at Mobile Posse and the team you handle.…

Iconosquare launches new Facebook analytics tools

Iconosquare, Best Known for Its Instagram Analytics Platform, Expands to Facebook Iconosquare, the social media analytics platform, has launched a new suite of Facebook analytics for social media marketers. Iconosquare for Facebook will allow marketers to track the performance of their Facebook Page metrics and Instagram marketing efforts from a single analytics hub. Iconosquare is best known as a market leader in Instagram analytics, where its platform of advanced and user-friendly analytics software has helped it…

How to Attract Online Shoppers During The Holidays

Top Industry Experts Share Insights and Tips On How To Design A Marketing Plan For Your Customers Around The Holidays PebblePost - Celeste Giampetro, VP of Marketing Promotional windows must open up beyond single shopping days, e.g., Black Friday and Cyber Monday, in response to consumer behavior as always-on shoppers. The data point I’ll be very interested in seeing post-holidays is how millennials spend their money. Are they in fact spending more on experiences and less on tangible “owned” goods? Rent the Runway’s…

Socialbakers Launches Video Performance Benchmark for Social Networks

Video Performance Benchmarks Gives Marketers A Deeper Look At Their Overall Video Content Performance Within A Competitive Context Of Industry, Region Or Country Socialbakers, the leading AI-powered social media marketing platform, announced the addition of the world's first video performance benchmarks for social networks to its Socialbakers Suite. Socialbakers video performance benchmarks let marketers view their video performance metrics in a competitive context against industries, countries and regions. These…

TechBytes with Gregory Fulton, VP, Product, AdRoll

Gregory Fulton VP, Product, AdRoll Personalization, performance, and precision are the three new P’s of marketing for B2B teams. Targeted advertising is not new to B2B industry, even as AdRoll announced the general availability of its AdRoll ABM for HubSpot and Marketo customers. AdRoll ABM is a full-funnel platform for marketers and sales departments to personalize ads with CRM data and see the impact directly inside their CRM dashboard. To understand the finer nuances of AdRoll's ABM product, we spoke to Gregory…

Why Brands Need to Adopt a Vertical Mindset

Of late, a new trend has been sweeping the Internet - and no, it’s not the next iteration of the fidget spinner. Everybody’s doing it, from that guy standing on the corner with his coffee in hand to news organizations such as the New York Times and National Geographic. I’m talking, of course, about the vertical video, the stuff that Snapchat videos and Instagram stories are made of, and the format that is increasingly taking precedence over the long-established landscape mode. In 2010, only 5% of…

TechBytes with Cynthia Knapic, Head, Animoto for Business

Cynthia Knapic Head, Animoto for Business In May, online video creation platform Animoto was selected as a Facebook Marketing Partner to enable businesses to easily connect and manage their creative expertise successfully. Though the popularity of video marketing hasn’t come as a surprise for marketers, the challenges to successfully leverage technology remain unconquered. To understand how the company is upping their ante to effectively close the gap between branded and user-generated content for better video…

Embracing Analysis to Perfect the Balancing Act

It’s no secret that many large companies are pulling their million-pound advertising budgets after not seeing enough ROI. When you put substantial budgets behind campaigns without setting out a sensible strategy, or building flexibility into budgets and plans to adapt, then it’s not surprising that the results aren’t there. It’s this ‘hitting-send-and-hoping-for-the-best’ mentality that is doing nobody any favors. Another issue is that with many brands suspecting that they’re advertising to bots, ad figures aren’t…

63% Marketers Do Not Utilize Fraud Prevention Techniques: Singular’s Fraud Index

Singular's Study Is The First Of Its Kind To Examine Fraud Data From Multiple Fraud Prevention Solutions, Each With Its Own Set Of Anti-Fraud Methods Singular, the industry's only unified marketing analytics solution connecting attribution data with campaign data in a single platform, announced the release of The Singular Fraud Index revealing the most active fraud prevention techniques in the mobile industry, as well as the 20 Most Secure Mobile Ad Networks driving the lowest rates of fraud. Singular's…

Automated Online Surveys Speed Product Packaging Process

Today, consumers are overwhelmed with more marketing stimuli than ever before. According to leading brand strategist and author Kevin Lane Keller, consumers are exposed to more than 20,000 product choices within a 30-minute shopping session. One can imagine this number has grown exponentially with the rise of digital advertising, online shopping, and increased in-store promotions in the 9 years that have passed since he wrote that. We all realize that clear focused branding is paramount to success. Consumer trends are…

Interview with Dvir Doron, Chief Marketing Officer, Cedato

"When applied to video, header bidding makes it possible for publishers to monetize more efficiently than ever before." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role at Cedato and how you got here? What do you enjoy most about being in video adtech? I joined very early on following an impactful meeting I had Ron Dick, Cedato’s CEO. At the time I was busy working on my own project, but Ron’s positivity, passion and overall vision for the company’s future intrigued me. It seemed like an industry-changing idea and a…

Don’t Be Late for the Party: Holiday Planning Starts Now!

With the kids back in school and summer behind us, it can only mean one thing—time to start planning for the holidays! “Wait! But the leaves only just started to change?” you might be thinking. I know, it seems early. But an early start can mean the difference between using the same-old, ho-ho-ho-hum specials and décor from last year and developing a truly unique and differentiated experience that surprises and delights customers—and keeps them coming back long after the holidays are over. A well-planned holiday event…

Interview with Javier de la Torre, CEO, CARTO

"Location intelligence technology needs to be more accessible and closer to the specific areas of expertise professionals understand already." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role at CARTO and how you got here? What inspired you to start a location data intelligence company? I am the Founder and CEO at CARTO. While I do a bit of everything, I particularly focus on the long term strategy for the company and staying close to our customers, ensuring we are understanding market needs that drive the future of…

Interview with Gregg Johnson, CEO, Invoca

"Once marketers include offline data in their attribution they can get the full picture of how search is performing to better optimize their search marketing." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be part of a MarTech company? In 2016, I joined Invoca as CEO. After working in product management for over nine years at Salesforce, a company that disrupted the enterprise software industry, I wanted the opportunity to join a smaller company and try to have a similar…

W.I.I.M – Uniting Women In Influencer Marketing

Founders Jessy & Morgan Team Up To Boost Advocacy Among Women In The Influencer Industry Last week, we sat down with President and Vice President of W.I.I.M., Jessy Grossman and Morgan Kaye to get their take on the influencer industry, where they see it going, and how W.I.I.M. plays a key role in all of this. W.I.I.M (Women in Influencer Marketing) is an exclusive networking group for women who are making a name for themselves in the world of influencer marketing. The group consists of key female players from various…