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Predictions Series 2018: Marketo Accelerate Community and their Idea of Martech Disruptions

Innovate and Accelerate-- 2017 was a year that witnessed technology makers achieve phenomenal pace in their innovations. So, why should 2018 be any different! What better way to understand the martech trends in 2018 than letting the Unicorns speak about the tech-trends themselves. “The Butterfly Effect”: Rich Data & AI for Richer Personalized Customer Experience in 2018 In Part Eight of the Predictions Series 2018, we unravel the disruptions that could hugely influence martech stacks in 2018. The participants in…

Taboola Announces Global Self Service Business Has a Run Rate of Nearly $100 Million in Its First Year

Taboola’s Self Service Platform Enables Thousands of Businesses to Be Discovered by Millions of Consumers Taboola, the leading discovery platform, announced that its self-service platform has now reached a run rate of nearly $100M just a year after it was released in Q4 of 2016. The new business unit empowers marketers all over the world with simple access to a billion consumers on thousands of Taboola’s publisher partners across the open web. The platform is leveraged by thousands of entrepreneurs and business owners to…

Allocadia Announces Key Milestones Achieved by #RunMarketers in 2017

Allocadia Announces $25 Billion in Global Investment Managed by Over 10,000 Marketers Through Platform, Saving Over 1 Million Work Hours and Driving an Estimated $5 Billion in Growth A Top-150 MarTech RADAR company and the creators of the #RunMarketing movement, Marketing Performance Management (MPM) technology firm, Allocadia, has announced $25 billion of the global marketing budget has been managed through its award-winning platform by over 10,000 marketers. Recommended Read: The Pedowitz Group and Allocadia Partner…

Interview with Chalva Tchkotoua, CMO, etouches

"There are challenges that come with social media marketing. How do you capture all the data from these channels? How can you collect the data in a format that makes it easy to compare across all your events?"Tell us about your role and how you got here? What inspired you to be part of an event management SaaS provider? At etouches, I’m responsible for the company’s global marketing go-to market strategy. A key part of my role is to ensure that we are developing the right campaigns and demand-generation programs to target…

Interview with Paige Leidig, CMO, NetBase Solutions

"The biggest growing challenge CMOs in my industry will face in 2018 is the continued explosion of consumer data from social networks, consumer reviews, industry and interest forums. "Tell us about your role at NetBase? What inspired you to be part of a social media analytics platform? I am the Chief Marketing Officer at NetBase. I am responsible for all aspect of marketing at the company – public relations, digital marketing, field marketing, product and solution marketing, and marketing operations.  I joined NetBase…

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…

Cision Welcomes Former Adobe Executive as Chief Technology Officer

Industry Veteran Pritham Shetty Joins Global Provider of Earned Media Software and Services Cision recently announced that it has hired Pritham Shetty as chief technology officer. As a former executive at Adobe, Pritham brings extensive experience in the digital marketing industry and will work to continue building out Cision's data and technology offerings. Pritham will oversee Cision's global software development teams and lead the company's technology roadmap and operations. "This is an exciting time for Cision.…

Predictions Series 2018: Marketers Double Down on Personalized Event Experiences in 2018

As 2017 comes to a close; the preparation for 2018 begins, and for event marketers that means ramping up for the countless events and trade shows their organizations will be hosting, exhibiting at or attending. With mega events like Dreamforce and CES each drawing in more than 170,000 attendees this year alone, the number one question on most marketers’ minds is how to cut through the noise to make their company stand out and deliver personalized event experiences in 2018. With 70 percent of US-based senior marketers…

PublicRelay Partners with Consumer Technology Association To Power Communications Media Hub Nerve Center At CES 2018

This Is the Third Year for the Media Intelligence Partnership PublicRelay announced that the company is partnering with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) for the third consecutive year to provide real-time communications intelligence and coverage analytics at CES 2018, produced by CTA and running in Las Vegas from January 9-12, 2018. PublicRelay will operate the Communications Media Hub Nerve Center at CES, monitoring news coverage, delivering daily trending data, and providing real-time media analysis about…

Interview with Roy LaManna, CEO, Vydia

"As the most impactful way to convey a message online, video marketing has been a growing digital trend across all social media networks. The challenge of implementing this strategy is that the process of publishing and tracking across the web is extremely fragmented. " On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here? What inspired you to start a video technology platform? After spending some time as a Freelance Video Commissioner for Def Jam, in 2008 I decided to launch Trendsetter Media &…

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…

Five Things That Will Redefine Customer Experience in 2018

What is Customer Experience Management (CEM)? Google it and you’ll find various definitions that explain this currently-buzz worthy concept. We live in the age of the customer and it’s time to clarify what CEM truly means. Before I get into that, let’s define what CEM is not: collecting feedback, responding to feedback, or tracking your Net Promoter Score - none of these actions individually represent Customer Experience Management. In simple terms, CEM refers to the complete ideology and methodology that makes your…

TechBytes with Chris Wareham, Senior Director, Product Management, Adobe Analytics

Chris Wareham Senior Director, Product Management, Adobe Analytics Data, data, and more data… modern marketers in 2017 are surrounded by more data types than previously known to the business group. Smart moves for data-driven marketing requires a clear distinction between audience data, customer data and B2B data… and of course, the impact they have on building intelligent automation. Rather than guessing with on-off data, top CMOs recommend marketers to rely on data management and analytics platform that provide a…

TechBytes with Gil Klein, Managing Director, Mobfox

Gil Klein Managing Director,  Mobfox Mobfox, a mediation platform, caters to 175+ DSPs across the globe. We spoke to Gil Klein, Managing Director, Mobfox, to understand  how he views the future of programmatic advertising.MTS: Tell us about your role at Mobfox and the team you handle. Gil Klein: As the Managing Director, I am responsible for leading Mobfox and our in-app audience-based programmatic advertising platform, which provides publishers with the tools they need to optimize their ad serving, data layers, and…

Brandlive Launches Enterprise Live Video Platform for Mobile Devices

Mobile App Makes it Possible for Brands and Retailers to Broadcast Live HD Video From Anywhere and Across Owned & Operated Channels Brandlive, the omni-channel live video platform, has announced the rollout of its new mobile app. The app makes it easier for brands and retailers such as adidas, Cabela’s, The North Face, REI, and others to go live to their audiences with increased agility and flexibility. Built on the needs and requirements of sophisticated marketers, the platform is helping to shape the way live video…

Canvs & Ampsy Partner To Bring Audience Emotion Measurement To Live Events

Partnership Unlocks Granular Location-Centric Audience Emotion Insights for Biggest Brands in Music, Sports, Retail, Travel and Conferences While Digital can’t compete with the physical magic of live events, that doesn’t stop people from live-sharing their real-world experiences across social platforms. Enter the emotion measurement leader Canvs who has partnered with the hyperlocal live events analytics company Ampsy to deliver location-centric audience emotion insights at events for the biggest brands in music, sports,…

Got a Qutee for yourself?

Qutee Provides an Advanced New Data-Driven Comments Platform for Collecting Digital Community Insights It’s the middle of the day, you are busy scrolling through your Facebook feed and come across a heated discussion about the Season 2 finale of Stranger Things. You have a lot of things to say about EL and her increasing powers, by the time you articulate your thoughts, the discussion has moved to the character arc of Steve Harrington. That’s it! You can’t go back, the party has moved. Has this ever happened to you?…

PublicRelay and PR News Survey Highlights Critical Deficiencies in Media Data

Survey of Communication Leaders Reveals Lack of Confidence and Absence of Insightful Data PublicRelay, in partnership with PR News, released the results of the study ‘The State of Data-Driven Communications Strategies,’ which surveyed corporate communications professionals at both Vice President/CCO and director levels to identify how they perceive metrics and the role data is playing in their communications strategies. The study found that, when asked how prepared they are with data to make actionable decisions, nearly …

Cisco Selects DWA Media As Its Media Agency Of Record

DWA Team to Spearhead Digital Planning and Buying for Cisco, the IT and Networking Leader DWA, an award-winning, independent media, and marketing agency, just won the global media business of Cisco. Cisco chose DWA following a competitive, months-long comprehensive vetting process. Brazil, Canada, Mexico, France, Germany, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, India, and China are among the markets represented in this account. Talking about the collaboration with DWA, Jitka Petrickova, Senior Director of Global Media…

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…