Terminus Has a New CMO; Sangram Vajre Is Now Chief Evangelist

As CMO, Peter Herbert Would Be Responsible for Leading the Company's Goal to Grow ABM into an Agile B2B Marketing Force in 2018 and Beyond Sangram Vajre, Co-founder, and CMO of leading ABM platform Terminus has been named as the Chief Evangelist of the company.  VP of Marketing at Terminus, Peter Herbert has been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer. Read More: Account-Based Marketing Leader Terminus Acquires BrightFunnel Peter Herbert joined Terminus in July 2017. A marketing veteran with years of experience in the…

Facebook Tops YouTube for Branded Video Ads According to New Study by Clinch

Study by Clinch Finds that Brand Marketers are Investing in Social Platforms but Aren't Necessarily Leveraging the Right Creative to Maximize ROI Top marketers know that digital video is one of the most powerful tools to increase consumer engagement and brand loyalty. In fact, according to a new study from Clinch, a creative technology company that powers dynamic, personalized video advertising, brand marketers are ramping up their production of digital videos with an emphasis on creating campaigns specifically…

Amobee Launches Custom Bid Algorithms for Marketers

Custom Bid Algorithms for Marketers Delivers Actionable Audience Insights for Campaign Optimization, Driving Performance Lift Across Verticals Amobee, a leading global digital marketing technology company serving brands and agencies, has announced new enhancements to its platform that allow buyers to deploy custom data sets into Amobee’s bid modeling system. The feature launch empowers advertisers and their agencies to tailor their bid strategies against the data signals that matter most to them. Amobee Custom Bid…

Interview with Melinda McLaughlin, CMO, Extreme Reach

"Outdated, manual, error-prone processes are holding back the promise of programmatic video advertising and negatively impacting brands, agencies, and publishers."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be part of a video technology company? As CMO at Extreme Reach, I spearhead all aspects of the company’s global marketing and communications in addition to driving market research, product development strategy, and sales enablement. I am fortunate to have a career that has spanned the massive…

MediaMath and Cision Bridge Paid and Earned Media

Industry Leaders Partner to Expand Omnichannel Opportunities Across Marketing Channels Fueled by Robust Audience Data and Technology MediaMath and Cision announced a joint partnership that enables brands to integrate data from earned media with paid media, giving brands a holistic view of their customers. The partnership addresses the need for marketing and advertising professionals to integrate their efforts, resulting in targeting and measurement across earned, owned and paid channels. "For decades,…

DelPlaya Media Obtains ‘TAG Registered’ Status From the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG)

DelPlaya Recently Completed the TAG Registration Process and Is Now Planning to Apply for a TAG "Certified Against Fraud" Seal DelPlaya Media Inc. a direct source of programmatic mobile inventory and demand for agencies and publishers, recently announced that it has obtained "TAG Registration" from the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG). TAG is an advertising industry initiative created to fight criminal activity in the digital advertising supply chain. Several hundred companies in the digital advertising industry…

TechBytes with Zackary Cantor, Director, Decision Sciences, GlobalWide Media

Zackary Cantor Director, Decision Sciences, GlobalWide Media As audience-based advertising strategies continue to draw a sizeable amount of ad dollars into the tech industry, the definitions of “Digital Transformation’ and “Digital Innovation” have begun to converge for businesses. Brands are now focusing on creating personalized ads that match up to the modern customer experience standards. To know more about the state of adtech in 2018 and the major pain points that advertisers should get rid of, we spoke to Zackary…

Proper Media Acquires Spoutable.com

Ad Tech Company Doubles Its Reach By Acquiring Leading Provider Of Advertising Placements Proper Media, a full-service, independent ad tech company based in San Diego, today announced the acquisition of Spoutable.com, a technology company reinventing web monetization through its suite of highly viewable and engaging advertising placements. Spoutable's approach combines unique ad units, a variety of media types, and machine learning to create new and high-yielding ad inventory for premium publishers. With…

How Contextual Blocking Tactics Can Ensure Brand Safety at the Page Level

RhythmOne Releases “Programmatic Insights Report – Spotlight on Quality” Global Update for October-December 2017 Calendar Q4 2017 Report Highlights Quality Trends and Best Practices Based on Data from RhythmOne’s Programmatic Platform Global advertising technology company, RhythmOne has announced the release of the Q4 2017 installment of its “Programmatic Insights Report – Spotlight on Quality” series. In the report, RhytmOne suggests that enabling contextual blocking tactics that go "beyond the URL" ensures brand…

Spearfishing in a Big Net World

How Connected TV Finally Brings Digital Precision to Broadcast Before Jimmy Fallon or even Johnny Carson, there was Milton Berle’s Texaco Star Theatre, which in 1950 captured vast numbers of TV viewers. OK - it was the only thing on. In fact, on any given Tuesday it reached 9% of the US population. Back then, black-and-white TVs ran about $300, while their color counterparts cost $1,000 -- respectively $3,070 and $10,240 in today’s dollars! Additionally, only those located in urban areas could get a signal. Thanks to…

GFR Fund Raises $18.3 Million, Investing in Seventeen Augmented Reality (AR) And Virtual Reality (VR) Startups

Changes Name of Fund to GFR Fund GREE VR Capital, LLC., investors in such popular startups as VRChat, Sliver.tv and Littlstar, announced it has completed its first VR/AR/MR fund with a total commitment of $18.3 million. The fund was established in April 2016, and upon completion, the fund name will change to GFR Fund as it prepares for a second fund later this year. One of the early investors in VR/AR/MR, the GFR Fund has invested in 17 early stage companies in less than two years, primarily in the North American…

Interview with Roland Deal, President, Americas, DWA

"Marketing was once a cost center and now through a series of innovations around attribution, tracking, and usage of data, it is a profit-center where ROMI can be directly captured and gives CMOs and their C-suite associates full transparency into what marketing’s dollars are generating."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be a part of DWA? As President of Americas, I oversee the operations and growth of the region, which is made up of three offices – San Francisco, Boston, and Austin. What…

Outbrain Launches ‘Sphere’ for Unbiased Audience Development

Sphere by Outbrain to Help Publishers Collaborate and Build Direct Connections with their Audiences Leading premium discovery platform, Outbrain, has unveiled Sphere. Sphere by Outbrain is an innovative audience development platform that brings high-quality content to users and delivers new sources of revenue for digital publishers while reducing their reliance on Facebook. CNN, Meredith Corporation, Penske Media Corporation and Getty Images are among the premium publishers to have signed on with Sphere as founding…

Direct Agents Introduces Standalone OTT Solution

Directagents.TV Is the Agency's Expanded Offering for OTT Growth Marketing Direct Agents, a data-driven, digital advertising agency is excited to announce their latest solution focused on OTT network launch and audience growth: DirectAgents.TV As a leader of OTT growth marketing, Direct Agents has launched a stand-alone solution for OTT subscriber & audience acquisition, churn management, tune-in, and content launches. In addition, Direct Agents helps with cross-device presence management and OTT-specific…

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…

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 Aaron Goldman, Chief Marketing Officer, 4C

Aaron Goldman Chief Marketing Officer, 4C The Consumer Attention economy is growing and Audience Data and Customer Data Platforms (CDPs) have a critical role to play. As we see a gradual convergence of advertising technologies towards CDPs and behavioral marketing technologies, the Consumer Attention economy would largely be driven by how effectively marketers deliver on their promise of personalized and relevant customer experiences along the buying journeys. Aaron Goldman, Chief Marketing Officer, 4C, explains how…

MRP To Showcase The Convergence Of Predictive Analytics And Account-Based Marketing At 2018 B2B Marketing Exchange

Executives And Featured Panelists Will Discuss Tactics for Modern Marketers MRP, a global predictive intelligence and customer acquisition company, will moderate a panel of industry experts and thought leaders discussing how predictive analytics can drive highly targeted, personalized account-based marketing programs to the total addressable market at the 2018 B2B Marketing Exchange on February 21 in Scottsdale, Ariz. Also Read: How to Develop and Offer Products That Delight Customers "MRP is…

MaxAudience Announced as the Top Social Media Marketing Company in 2018

Third-party research firm Clutch has released its report on leading Social Media Marketing Companies and has found MaxAudience to be the Top Social Media Marketing Company in the U.S. Clutch has posted the rankings publicly on Clutch.co and has MaxAudience listed in the #1 spot on their review site currently for 2018. MaxAudience is a strategic brand and marketing consultancy with online lead generation and conversion at its core. They assist medium and large-scale businesses with precise, high ROI, marketing campaigns that…