comScore Adds Smart TV Data to Marketing Solutions through Partnership with Inscape

New Data Will Enhance Custom Marketing Analytics Solutions That Provide Brands and Agencies with Insights into Cross-Platform Lift and Ad Effectiveness comScore, a leading partner for planning, transacting, and evaluating media across platforms, announced a partnership with Inscape, the largest single source provider of opt-in automatic content recognition (ACR) TV viewing data in the US. The addition of Inscape's opt-in smart TV viewing data adds new insights to comScore's measurement footprint for its custom marketing…

Yotpo Acquires Swell Rewards To Connect Reviews, Loyalty And ROI with AI-Powered Content

Yotpo to Offer the First Consolidated, AI-Driven Solution for User-Generated Marketing, Visual Marketing, Referrals, Loyalty, and Customer Data/Insights In the era of fierce M&As in martech landscape, customer is the winner. Leading martech company for content, Yotpo, has scooped its first acquisition: Swell Rewards. Swell Records is a Boston-based provider of premium incentive marketing solutions for e-commerce and omnichannel brands. The move expands Yotpo’s suite of commerce marketing technology solutions preferred…

Interview with Ryan Hollenbeck, SVP, Global Marketing, Verint

"As we look to AI-implementation, marketers need to understand their role as a nexus of these various data points and adjust accordingly." Tell us about your role and how you got here? What galvanized you to join a marketing technology company? In my role as SVP of global marketing, I lead the more traditional marketing functions, but also get to step outside the box as executive sponsor for our customer experience program. Sales enablement is also part of our team, which is outside the realm of most typical marketing…

Eyeota Expands ANZ Team with Two Appointments

Eyeota, the global leader in audience data, announces the appointment of two new staff as the company’s presence in the market continues to expand. George Henshaw joins Eyeota as Senior Supply Manager, responsible for data acquisition and account management. Previously, George spent five years as Programmatic & Yield Manager with British Telecom in London, where he helped the company establish itself within the publishing sector. He managed BT’s publisher portfolio, which included BT.com, sports, mail, Wi-Fi, and…

SPARK Neuro Closes $13.5 Million Series A Funding Round with Star Studded Investor Lineup

A Lie Detector on Steroids, SPARK Neuro's Unmatched Ability to Evaluate Audience Engagement Provides Critical Data to Clients Including Hulu, Anheuser-Busch, Paramount, Clorox and More SPARK Neuro, the company revolutionizing the evaluation of audience engagement in advertising and entertainment, announced that it has secured a $13.5 million Series A financing round led by Thiel Capital with participation from actor and producer Will Smith and media and entertainment industry titan Michael Eisner's Tornante Company.…

CSU-Global Teams with Analytics Leader SAS to Offer Joint Certificate

Students Earning Applied Data Analytics Certificate Will Get a Leg up in Booming Analytics Economy Students at Colorado State University-Global Campus (CSU-Global) can earn a powerful joint certificate, verifying their skills in the high-demand field of data analytics. CSU-Global and SAS are collaborating on the Applied Data Analytics certificate, which will be available to students who complete a series of four graduate-level data analytics courses. “SAS skills can open many doors in the workforce,” said Jerry Oglesby,…

Marketing Evolution Awarded Patent Recognition for Latest Innovation

US Patent No. 10,032,121 Recognizes Development of Best Practice Engine Leading provider of marketing analytics and attribution, Marketing Evolution, announced it was recently awarded a new patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. This patent, US Patent No. 10,032,121, recognizes the development of technology that gives Marketing Evolution and their customers a system and method for identifying and monitoring best practices of an enterprise. “This latest patent extends Marketing Evolution’s commitment…

Only 31% App Developers are Satisfied With Their Current Ad Revenues, Highlights Latest App Developer Survey Report 2018 by Chocolate

Chocolate, a global leader in mobile video advertising, announced the launch of App Developer Survey Report 2018. Focusing on app monetization, the survey report reveals insights about app developers' satisfaction with current ad revenues, perceptions towards ad mediation and impact of in-app video ads like rewarded videos in boosting ad revenues. Key highlights of the report include: In-app ad revenue miseries: Only 31% app developers are satisfied with their in-app ad revenues Non-video ads are disappearing:…

Triton Digital Integrates with Tru Optik to Bring Enhanced Targeting, Measurement, and Attribution to Streaming Audio and Podcast…

Triton Digital, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio industry, announced the integration of the Triton Ad Server, Tap, with Tru Optik, the audience intelligence and data-management platform at the forefront of addressable Over-the-Top (OTT) and Connected TV (CTV), to bring enhanced audience targeting, measurement, and attribution to streaming radio and podcast advertising. Triton Digital Integrates with @TruOptik to Bring Enhanced Targeting, Measurement, and Attribution to Streaming Audio and…

Limitless Unveils AI-Based LimitlessLiveMessenger™ to Provide World-Class Customer Service

The New Product Allows Customers to Route Their Queries to Crowd Service Ambassadors and Improve Customer Service Limitless, the UK-based inventor and provider of a SaaS platform offering crowdsourced customer service, has announced its latest product – LimitlessLiveMessenger™. LimitlessLiveMessenger is an asynchronous messaging product that can be easily deployed on any website and provides businesses with direct access to Limitless’ on-demand Crowd Service® platform. LimitlessLiveMessenger Could Cut the Typical…

Outside TV Features Boosts Distribution Gains by Adding Top Cable, Satellite and vMVPD Providers

Comcast’s Xfinity TV, DISH and Sling TV Now Offer Rapidly Growing SVOD service Outside TV’s online subscription video on demand (SVOD) offering has expanded significantly and is now available over the internet on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 platform, DISH Network and Sling TV this summer. Known as Outside TV Features, the SVOD service is the premier collection of adventure sports films and series from around the world offered commercial free and on-demand on several leading platforms for $4.99 per month. Outside TV Features’ …

Gladson Launches Product Data Transparency Solution

Gladson's SmartLabel Solution Helps Brands and Retailers Address Consumer Demand for Product Transparency Gladson, the leading creator and syndicator of product content, digital assets, and rich content for brands, retailers, and distributors, today announced the launch of their enterprise-class SmartLabel solution, allowing brands and retailers to easily provide consumers with rich product transparency. Led by the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and Food Marketing Institute (FMI), SmartLabel is a transparency…

Audio Measurement Platform Veritonic Raises $3.5 Million Seed To Scale Data-Driven Approach To Audio Marketing

Newark Venture Partners, Imagination Capital, MDC Ventures Are Among Investors Capitalizing on Market Shift Toward Audio Veritonic, the world's first audio effectiveness platform, announced that it has raised $3.5 million in seed capital to build on its success in bringing an evidence-based approach to audio marketing. The round was led by Newark Venture Partners with participation from Imagination Capital, Kiwi Venture Partners, MDC Ventures, and SWaN & Legend Venture Partners. Veritonic is the first analytics…

Verizon Is Leading Through Diversity And Inclusion

Inclusion and diversity are two of the industry’s top concerns and a focus of this year’s Women Now Master Class, presented by the Advertising Club of New York for women of diverse backgrounds at various levels of their career. The conference covered a range of topics, from elevating women to the C-suite, to men in the “Me Too” era, to the misunderstood millennial. All of these topics are at the forefront of an industry going through major transition. It's not just technology that’s a force for change - employees are…

Nine Ways to Make Videos That Achieve Sales Closures

Audiences Are Shifting to Absorbing Content Through Video. This Shift Implies That Marketing Teams Need to Expand Their Content Marketing Campaigns to Text and Video. Martech Series Lists Nine Tips to Create Videos That Help in Closing Sales Faster Video content consumption is rising rapidly amongst consumers. This is a big opportunity for brands to showcase their products using videos. However, before getting into the creative process of creating personalized videos, publishers should have a basic understanding of the…

Nearly One-Fifth of US Video Consumers Choose Subscription Video Only, The NPD Group Says

Most Consumers Now Supplement Renting and Buying Video with Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Other SVOD Services While the majority of consumers in the United States view video content from a variety of sources, in both physical and digital formats, the number of people using only Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video and other subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) services is on the rise. Nearly one-fifth (17 percent) of the US population relied solely on SVOD services to view video content in the 12-months ending in March 2018,…

Fireside Chat with Sandie Overtveld

Sandie Overtveld talks about how sales professionals should train themselves to master sales automation, reporting and intelligence tools Know Me Please tell us about your role at Zendesk and about your career journey. I lead Zendesk's Asia Pacific & Japan Go-To-Market teams, helping our clients transform their customer service into meaningful customer engagement with beautifully simple solutions. Prior to Zendesk, I was at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Services, where I led the Microsoft Dynamics Service Line for…

FeedStock Secures Funding After Launching Sell-side Interaction Analytics Product

FeedStock, a leading provider of business engagement analytics, announced the completion of a round of fund-raising. Securing the company's financial future, this round comprises existing as well as new investors, a spokesman for FeedStock said. "We are delighted at the support of our existing investors and we welcome our new investors. We are excited to be working with this investor base to move FeedStock to the next growth phase." The release of FeedStock's sell-side automatic engagement analytics solution was…

Viafoura Launches New Audience Engagement Suite to Power Live Story Coverage and Real-Time Conversations for Media Companies

Viafoura, a leading provider of engagement cloud solutions specifically built for news publishers and media companies –  announced the launch of Conversations. Building on their leading real-time commenting platform, Viafoura Conversations provides, a complete set of real-time tools and capabilities to help media companies and journalists connect with their audience directly on their site and mobile applications. “The audience experience, interactions and resulting first party data belong in the hands of the content…

Interview with Manny Medina, CEO and Co-Founder, Outreach

"Technology innovations aren’t about replacing human analysis and decision making — the focus should be on amplifying it."Tell us about your role at Outreach and how you got here. What’s the most fascinating aspect of leading a Sales Engagement software platform? I’m the CEO and co-founder of Outreach. My job is to make our customers successful by hiring the best talent around and uniting them to further our mission. Some days, that means diving into strategy with my product team; other days, it means digging into the…