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The HOTH Officially Launches Its New Managed Google Ads PPC Service

The Hoth's New PPC Service Is the Newest Addition to the Hoth’s Extensive Portfolio of Products Designed to Help Businesses Drive More Traffic and Leads to Their Website Paid traffic is one of the most powerful ways to drive new leads & business, but many companies find it difficult to generate positive ROI as competition grows each year and ad networks become more complex. The HOTH recently launched a service to help businesses advertise on Google and generate high-quality leads. Running paid traffic successfully…

Lytics Announces Seamless Integration With Google Marketing Platform to Optimize Marketing Spend

Marketers Can Now Share Customer Segments, Affinities, and Other Metrics Between Lytics and Google Ad Campaigns for More Precise Targeting and Increased ROI Lytics, the real-time CDP, announced a new capability for customers to share data seamlessly between the Lytics Customer Data Platform (CDP) and Google Marketing Platform (GMP) through tight integration between the two solutions. This is a game-changer for marketers who need to target Google Ads more effectively and drive better ROI from their ad spend on the Google…

Why the Private Sector, Not Just Governments, Needs to Take the Lead in ‘Cleaning up’ Europe’s Digital Economy

The technology industry has had a tumultuous year. Many organizations have come under fire for data misuse and questionable data handling practices. And some of the biggest household names in technology and business have been tarnished for the way they knowingly or unknowingly use black hat methods to obtain and use consumer data for Marketing purposes. Only last month, Twitter admitted it inadvertently used users’ phone numbers, initially supplied to help bolster their security, to serve them ads instead. And who can…

PlaceIQ and FourthWall Media Partner to Connect TV Advertising with In-Store Visits

Two leading data innovators merge TV viewership and location intelligence to help marketers understand TV attribution and drive customer engagement FourthWall Media, a leader in television analytics, and PlaceIQ, the company building a new model of consumer behavior with aggregated location data, announced the launch of a unique partnership to help advertisers and brands see, measure, and improve the effectiveness of their TV advertising on in-store visitations. Powered by FourthWall's Reveal analytics platform, the…

Too Much Too Soon? How Your Digital Transformation Business Case Shows You’re Not Ready

Digital Transformation is one of the top concerns for executives in 2019, and yet companies dive into a Digital Transformation program without fully understanding what’s required - or even what it’s supposed to accomplish. To their credit, many organizations attempt to put together a thorough business case before committing to anything. However, all it does is expose how much trouble the program will be in once it launches. Your business case will show how mature your organization is and whether or not you’re ready to…

New Study Shows Spending on Account-Based Marketing Continues to Surge

21% expected increase in current ABM budgets demonstrate it is now a mainstream B2B technology ITSMA, the B2B marketing leadership community that pioneered Account-Based Marketing (ABM) in the early 2000s, and the ABM Leadership Alliance, of which ABM leader Demandbase is a founding member, released their latest research report,  'Moving to ABM Maturity: 2019 ABM Benchmark Study.' This third annual study found that ABM continues to generate greater business outcomes from top customers and prospects than other types of B2B…

Predictions Series: Top 10 Trends in Digital Advertising in 2020

As we approach the “visionary” year of 2020, we took a look at what the New Year has in store for the Digital Advertising industry. Here are key things to watch out for as you plan ahead and finalize your Marketing budgets. 1. Amazon Hits Its Stride 2019 was a phenomenal year for Amazon, supported by a record-breaking Prime Day and a highly successful back-to-school season. Brands have begun to understand the power of advertising on Amazon and the unique opportunity it offers to capture people at the beginning of their…

Ogury Raises $50 Million USD to Lead Adtech into The Era of Digital Integrity

This investment validates Ogury's vision of a trusted digital advertising ecosystem driven by users' informed choices Ogury, the creator of the first digital marketing engine driven by user choice, announced it raised $50 million USD, enabling the company to accelerate its product innovation and customer growth in the U.S. and other key markets in Europe and APAC. GDPR compliant and CCPA prepared, Ogury intends to lead the advertising market shift from purely data-driven to consumer-choice first. Digital technology and…

Adroit Trading Technologies Taps Industry Veteran Bob Kubala to Lead Sales and Marketing Efforts

Financial Technology Company Adroit Trading Technologies Has Appointed Bob Kubala as Head of Sales and Marketing to Drive Expansion Bob Kubala joins Adroit Trading Technologies to lead the company's sales and marketing efforts after spending 4 years at Finastra where he led Sales and Account Management for the Treasury, Capital Markets, & Investment Management segment. Prior to Finastra, Mr. Kubala spent 14 years as Vice President, Sales at FactSet. "Adroit has developed the first O/EMS for OTC and derivatives…

Engagio Adds to Caliber of Executive Team; Welcomes Megan Heuer as VP of Marketing

Former Leader of Research and Advisory Services at SiriusDecisions Brings Deep Account-Based Marketing (ABM) Expertise to New Role Engagio, the leader in B2B marketing engagement software, announces Megan Heuer has joined the team as VP of marketing. In her new role, she will lead Engagio’s marketing team and support the company’s rapid and continued growth. Specifically, she will be focused on demonstrating how customers deploy and deliver account-based engagement and measure business impact. Heuer joins the company…

MarTech Interview with Hugh Fletcher, Global Head of Consultancy and Innovation at Wunderman Thompson Commerce

"B2B marketers must be more knowledgeable about their customers as they must target them as workers, decision-makers, and consumers" Could you tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at your company? When it comes to the future of commerce, many organizations are just not thinking far enough ahead – they are too ‘heads-down’ thinking about this week’s, this month’s or maybe this year’s figures. But while they are ‘heads-down’, some major players in the market are very much ‘heads up’ – and are defining …

4C Surpasses $2 Billion in Annualized Media Spend Fueled by Cross-Channel Product Innovation

Growing demand from new and existing customers propels Scope by 4C self-serve platform into market-leading position 4C, a global data science and marketing technology company, announced that it had recently surpassed the milestone of $2 billion in annualized advertising spend running through the Scope by 4C™ platform. Budgets directed through Scope increased by 650 percent year-over-year in Q3 2019 across the growing channels of over-the-top (OTT), connected television (CTV), and e-commerce advertising. This growth follows…

Samba TV Taps Oracle Moat to Measure Viewability of CTV Ads

Samba TV, the leading provider of global TV data and audience analytics, announced that it has expanded its integration with Moat by Oracle Data Cloud to measure viewability and invalid traffic across its CTV (Connected TV) impressions. “With over four billion available impressions for brands every month, and 100 percent of them measurable and addressable, Samba’s CTV advertising is an essential solution for our clients and a key growth driver for our industry. What’s unique about Samba’s Audience products across CTV and…

Allocadia Expands Strength in Award-Winning Product Innovation with New CPO

Customers are driving impressive business growth with marketing performance management platform  Allocadia, the leader in marketing performance management (MPM), announced that Rahul Nirula is joining the company as CPO to lead the next generation of product success and award-winning innovation. Nirula’s deep product leadership expertise across a broad portfolio of high growth companies will drive further innovation to the platform that thousands of marketers already use to run marketing like a business. This further…

Adverty Partners With US-based Smaato for In-app-focused Ad Sales Growth

Adverty AB (publ) announces a partnership with US-based Smaato, the global in-app advertising platform, which delivers ads to mobile apps and games. The integration of platforms will enable Smaato's wide range of global buy-side partners and advertisers to access Adverty's new seamless ad inventory at scale Adverty is announcing a partnership with US-based Smaato, the global in-app advertising platform, which is used by top brands and media buyers to specifically access advertising space in mobile games and applications.…

Coupa Business Spend Index Reveals that US Businesses Remain Cautious about the Economy

Report Finds That Business Spend Sentiment Remains Flat; Companies Are Taking a 'Wait and See' Approach over the Next Three-To-Six Months Coupa Software, a leader in Business Spend Management (BSM), announced the findings of the Q4 Coupa Business Spend Index (BSI). The report revealed that although sentiment has ticked up slightly overall, U.S. businesses remain cautious about the economy over the next three-to-six months, likely attributed to uncertainty about the future direction of U.S. trade policy and political…

Why Intrusion-Lite Advertising is the Future of Digital Ads

Over the past few years, the Digital Advertising landscape has vastly changed. In fact, this year for the first time, digital ad spending surpassed traditional ad spending, signaling a tipping point for the industry. But, this does not mean that the same Digital Advertising strategies that have been popular for years are going to remain consistently successful. Take banner ads for example; the average consumer is served more than 1,700 banner ads every month, but only views about half of them. When banner ads were first…

Sprinklr Acquires Nanigans’ Social Advertising Business

Surpassing $1.5 billion in annualized ad spend – creating the dominant advertising platform for social media Sprinklr, the world’s first Unified Front Office for Modern Channels, announced that it has acquired Nanigans’ social advertising business. Nanigans’ social advertising business is a perfect complement to what Sprinklr has been building for the past decade – one platform for customer experience management. With this transaction, Sprinklr is now the definitive powerhouse in performance and brand social…

Black Friday Brick-and-Mortar Sales Up 4.2% According to SpendTrend Data

Black Friday shopping at physical stores saw a 4.2% increase in sales compared to 2018, according to First Data Insights. The Black Friday 2019 SpendTrend Holiday Snapshot from First Data, now Fiserv, Inc., a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology solutions, showed that consumers were willing to travel for a deal, with a quarter of shoppers traveling more than 25 miles to visit a physical store on Black Friday. At the same time, spending via mobile wallets increased more than 80%, as consumers…

Tru Optik and Anzu.io Announce Multi-Year Exclusive Agreement to Bring Audience-Based Targeting to In-Game Advertising

Partnership Enables Enhanced Audience Targeting On Gaming Consoles Tru Optik, the most widely used audience intelligence and data-management platform (DMP) across Connected TV (CTV), announced a partnership with Anzu.io, a leading blended in-game advertising platform that brings real-world ads into video gaming and esports, to make first and third-party data for enhanced audience targeting available for in-game advertising on gaming consoles. As 67 percent of U.S. consumers play video games on at least one device, there…