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Yotpo Extends Its eCommerce Marketing Platform with Retail Syndication on the Bazaarvoice Network

Yotpo customers can now syndicate their reviews and visual user-generated content to world's top retailers via the Bazaarvoice Network, amplifying the reach of their content to over one billion shoppers every month Yotpo announced a partnership with Bazaarvoice that will enable Yotpo customers to syndicate their product reviews and visual user-generated content to the world's largest network of retail websites, empowering over a billion monthly shoppers to make more confident buying decisions. The power of Yotpo's…

Merkle Brings Analytics and Marketing Technology Chops to Optimize Auto Manufacturer’s Customer Journeys

A data-driven mindset and Salesforce Marketing Cloud expertise were critical to the project’s success Merkle, a Dentsu Aegis Network company and leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, enabled a North American auto manufacturer to leverage Salesforce Marketing Cloud to personalize customer journeys and meet business goals. With a 30-year heritage in data, analytics, and technology, Merkle has deep knowledge of working with brands to optimize marketing technology investments by seamlessly…

MarTech Interview with Nicole Amsler, VP of Marketing at Formation

"As marketers get more clarity around the definition of personalization, I believe we will see more development of customer-centric approaches in marketing." Journey into Tech You come from a very interesting background. From Aeronautical Engineering to heading Marketing at Formation.ai - tell us about this enriching journey. I’m an Engineer by degree, but have now worked in the Marketing industry for more than 20 years. I have a very technical background -- I received my BS in Aeronautical Engineering from Cal Poly…

Alight Analytics Disrupts Marketing Analytics Industry With Suite of Next-Generation Solutions

Combining the Speed of Self-Service Software With the Flexibility and Expertise of a Custom Consulting Engagement, Alight’s Solution Approach Provides a Much-Needed Third Option for Marketers Who Want Quick, yet Relevant and Actionable Analytics Alight Analytics has paved a new way in the world of marketing analytics with a suite of outcome-focused reporting solutions that deliver a turnkey way to analyze marketing performance. Each solution is designed specifically for the marketer’s unique campaign goals and strategies…

MarTech Interview with Johanna Bauman, Chief Marketing Officer at PubMatic

"Programmatic advertising is becoming a key driver of monetization for publishers across devices, with mobile apps and OTT publishers increasingly embracing programmatic strategies." My Journey in Tech Hi Johanna. Tell us about your journey into Marketing Technology and how you arrived at PubMatic.  I am a data-driven marketer at heart, and the tech industry gives me the opportunity to marry the analytical and artistic sides of my brain in order to tell engaging stories about our products and services. There are few…

Channeling the Flow of Data Through an Organization to Gain Better Marketing Insights

Data forms a cornerstone of every modern business, but too much data can easily get out of hand. As Marketing has moved online, the number of sources of data has dramatically increased. Now, across Advertising, Marketing, and Sales platforms, there are dozens of streams of data for marketers to round up, and it is easy for useful information to get lost in the process. From different platforms to varying file-types and locations, it can be tough to make decisions when you can’t see all your data in one place. Furthermore,…

PMG and Bidtellect Partner to Expand PMG’s Centralized Data Within Alli, PMG’s Marketing Intelligence Platform

With Bidtellect, PMG is doing more to consolidate data from disparate channels, giving customers one source of truth and the tools necessary to run better ad campaigns PMG, an independent digital company that is one of the fastest-growing in the global advertising industry,  announced a partnership with Bidtellect, a leading content distribution demand-side platform for native advertising. The partnership will seamlessly integrate Bidtellect’s capabilities and data into PMG’s marketing intelligence platform, Alli, giving…

Bond Acquires Customer Marketing Firm, rDialogue

Bond Brand Loyalty, a global customer experience and loyalty management company, announced today that it has acquired Atlanta-based rDialogue, a customer marketing firm. On the heels of announcing a newly appointed president, this is the first in a series of planned acquisitions to accelerate the company’s growth strategy and expanded offerings. Bond incorporates a unique blend of human-centered design, data science, technology and loyalty mechanics to create meaningful impact for brands, their customers, and their people.…

Tailored Brands Names Carolyn Pollock Chief Marketing Officer

Company Selects Starcom as Agency of Record Tailored Brands, Inc. announced the appointment of Carolyn Pollock as Chief Marketing Officer. She will report to Chief Customer Officer Carrie Ask and will oversee marketing for all of the Company’s retail brands, including Men’s Wearhouse, Jos. A. Bank, Moores Clothing for Men and K&G. Marketing Technology News: Zendesk Relate 2020: Come Join The Most CX-y Show on the Planet! Pollock is a proven marketing and management professional with a 20 year track record of…

PMG and Bidtellect Partner to Expand PMG’s Centralized Data Within Alli, PMG’s Marketing Intelligence Platform

With Bidtellect, Pmg Is Doing More to Consolidate Data From Disparate Channels, Giving Customers One Source of Truth and the Tools Necessary to Run Better Ad Campaigns PMG, an independent digital company that is one of the fastest-growing in the global advertising industry, today announced a partnership with Bidtellect, a leading content distribution demand-side platform for native advertising. The partnership will seamlessly integrate Bidtellect’s capabilities and data into PMG’s marketing intelligence platform, Alli,…

Miva, Inc. Partners with Sendlane to Help Online Sellers Drive Revenue with Email Marketing Automation

Partnership between eCommerce Platform and Email Marketing Automation Provider to Help Merchants Improve the Effectiveness of Their Email Campaigns. Miva, Inc., ecommerce software and service provider for mid-size and enterprise merchants for 21 years, and Sendlane, behavior-based email marketing automation for eCommerce stores, announced that they have partnered to integrate Sendlane’s email marketing automation into the Miva ecommerce platform. While email marketing is a significant revenue driver for some online…

Merkle Launches Promotion and Loyalty Solutions Division, Expanding Its Foothold in Loyalty Marketing

Business line created from integration of HelloWorld and Merkle Loyalty Solutions Group  Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced the launch of its new Promotion and Loyalty Solutions division. Committed to global leadership in loyalty marketing, the agency has created the division through the integration of digital marketing solutions provider HelloWorld and Merkle Loyalty Solutions Group. As a result of this integration, both legacy brand names will sunset, and the group…

Dentsu Aegis Network Acquires 4Cite Marketing to Boost Merkle’s Identity Capability

Doubling down on first-party identity technology with second acquisition of 2020 Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired 4Cite Marketing, a leading people-based identification and data services technology company. 4Cite will join Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing company and part of Dentsu Aegis Network. Founded in 2010, 4Cite is a leading data services technology company in the eCommerce sector. All 50 employees, located in Albany, N.Y. and Peterborough, New Hampshire, will join Merkle.…

Merkle Releases Q4 2019 Digital Marketing Report, Showcasing Impressive Growth for Amazon and Varying Trends for Google

Report Highlights 63% YoY Growth of Amazon Sponsored Products Ads, Contributing to a 106% Rise in Sales Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, has released its Q4 2019 Digital Marketing Report (DMR), a quarterly benchmark report that analyzes and highlights key metrics and trends for both paid and organic search, social, and display. The report looks to identify key drivers in ad spend shifts for Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft. Merkle will also be presenting a webinar on…

Gong and Sandler Training Partner for Measurable, Data-Driven Sales Learning Programs

Leader in Revenue Intelligence and Leader in B2B Sales Come Together to Help Customers Succeed Gong, the revenue intelligence platform leveraging artificial intelligence to replace opinions with true customer reality and transform revenue teams, announced a partnership with Sandler Training, the largest sales, management, and leadership training organization in the world in order to help revenue teams learn and implement data-driven practices. As a global award-winning leader, Sandler is focused on helping its…

MarTech Interview with Kevin Dean, President of Marketing Services at Experian North America

"Brands need to reach the right audience, with the right message, through the right channel, at right time." Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What inspired you to take the role at Experian? The evolution of data and technology continues to play a significant role within the Advertising ecosystem. Brands want to have a more substantive relationship with their customers. As more and more people consume information and transact from different devices, brands need to cut through the noise and deliver…

The Rise of Data as King in Advertising: How Marketing KPIs and Metrics Are Helping Brands Enhance Their Consumer Interactions

It’s been 25 years since the birth of digital advertising when a US telecom behemoth took out the now-iconic “You Will” banner ad on HotWired.com. The campaign’s enormous success triggered a revolution in the advertisement industry, changing the way brands communicate with their audiences. But with the popularity of any medium comes the over-saturation of the same. Back in 1994, AT&T’s simple advertisement registered click-through rates as high as 70%, an outstanding achievement compared to the current situation where…

2020 Global Travel Marketing Trends Unveiled in New Sojern Report

More Than 1,100 Travel Marketers Surveyed in 26 Countries Talk 2020 Travel Trends Sojern, a leading provider of digital marketing solutions for travel, published the second edition of its report, The Future of Travel Advertising: 2020 State of the Industry Report. The research, which was fielded and hosted by Dynata, surveyed more than 1,100 global travel marketers across 26 countries who shared key challenges marketers face, how they overcame them, and their strategies for the coming year. In its second edition, the…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Coolest Things in Marketing and Sales Today

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Zomato, Hipmunk, dLocal, Brainshark, Inc., Reveneer, Service Management Group, Nielsen and DW Support Services. Zomato Raises its Stake in Food Delivery Business; Buys Out Uber Eats in India for $350 Million in All-Stock Deal In a major development in the Indian food delivery business in India, Zomato has officially announced that it has acquired its rival Uber Eats. With this Uber…

Solutions to Real-Time Promotional Challenges Will be Marketing’s Focus in 2020

Reaching Prospects at Just the Right Times Is Not Only Desirable, but It’s also Practical with Current MarTech Tools As Marc Andressen famously said, “Software is eating the world” but eight years later we must ask - has the global market for MarTech products and services – one of the great success stories of recent times – finally reached capacity? Is the industry’s enviable pattern of growth likely to continue, or even accelerate, in the foreseeable future? If it does continue its historic penetration of the Marketing…