SociallyMined Announces New SMDashboard Software

SociallyMined Is Launching New Cloud-Based Desktop and Mobile Dashboard Software for Real-Time Analytics SociallyMined, a boutique digital agency and digital advocacy firm is launching their new dashboard solution before the New Year. Since launching in 2016, SociallyMined has become a leader in developing and using cutting-edge technology to track and influence sentiment using social media, mobile and influencer technology. Clients using their solutions and services include Fortune 500 companies and government…

Year-Ender 2017: Top 7 B2B Marketing Philosophies

 The Year-Ender Series Features a Round Up Of  The Top 7 B2B Marketing Philosophies of 2017 From Leading Business and Marketing Leaders in the  Technology Ecosystem Fantastic, fantastic…and fantastic!!! 2017 has been that kind of year for B2B marketers where everything they conceived turned into gold—be it sharing ideas through content, CMO interviews, TechBytes with top Product and Technology officers, and of course, the high-octane marketing and advertising events that we covered across the globe. With barely few hours…

Interview with Wendell Lansford, Co-Founder, Wyng

"Given the widespread use of bots to inflate engagement, we’ll likely see marketers dial back their influencer spending until they are able to have reliable metrics." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to start a digital marketing platform? I’ve always had a passion for entrepreneurship and I first began developing software in middle school. I started my formal career in software development in the early ‘90s, when the internet was first being commercialized. My…

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…

Facebook & Google: A Media Duopoly Under Scrutiny

From their humbler beginnings as a social media platform and a search engine, respectively, Facebook and Google have today become mass media for many audiences, providing content focusing on national politics, prominent brands and individuals, and much, much more. A 2016 Pew study found that at least 66% of Facebook’s 2 billion users rely on the outlet’s news feed as a news source.  For many, the “Big Two” even serve as their only sources of media. More than just a filter bubble, consumers are being fed information designed…

Interview with Jen Spencer, VP, Sales and Marketing, SmartBug Media

"The lines between content marketing and sales enablement are blurring daily, but a piece of sales enablement material should bridge the customer’s marketing to sales experience. " On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here? What inspired you to be a part of an inbound marketing agency? As Vice President of Sales and Marketing, my role involves leading SmartBug’s sales, marketing, and brand strategy; extending the company’s leadership among the HubSpot partner ecosystem; and providing a…

TechBytes with Peggy Chen, Chief Marketing Officer, SDL

Peggy Chen CMO, SDL Personalized content provides more value to marketers through highly influential brand messaging and consistency achieved via reusable and scalable content. Multi-channel content that matches customer buying patterns and behavioral information help in establishing a real-time personalized connection with powerful web experience management. To understand how marketers can create a mix of marketing, commerce and product content in a programmatic manner for contextual consistency, we spoke to Peggy…

Ads.txt Experiencing Growing Pains, and What About Apps?

For the uninitiated, Ads.txt is an initiative launched by the IAB Tech Lab earlier this year. Ads.txt is a straightforward text file that publishers can upload onto their website listing certified inventory sellers for buyers. DSPs can select to bid on inventories only from authorised sellers and reject bids where the sellers are not listed on the Ads.txt file. This solution has ambitions to eliminate domain spoofing and fake inventory fraud but totally disregards app inventories. Mobile apps account for 84.9% of total…

Interview with Alexander Bachmann, CEO, admitad

"In Cost-Per-Action marketing our advertisers do not have any difficulties tracking the success of their ad campaigns because admitad's in-house platform tracks 'actions' very effectively introducing updated statistics in real time via our user interface." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here? What inspired you to start a CPA platform? I am the CEO and founder of admitad – a cost-per-action based global affiliate network. I founded admitad in 2009 in Germany; and since then it has…

4 Questions Every Marketer Should be Asking about Device Graphs

With the proliferation of mobile devices and the increasingly complicated nature of the consumer journey, a growing proportion of marketers have adopted cross-device tactics to ensure their digital marketing is effectively reaching consumers. According to Winterberry and the IAB, last year over 50% of marketers said that cross-channel measurement and attribution was occupying the most time and resources. This sentiment has increased this year. While marketers don’t need to be convinced of the importance of cross-device…

Teradata Visualizes the Path to Impactful Business Insights

Understanding Relationships, Connectivity and the Big Picture Hidden Within a Company's Own Data Can Be a Reliable Signpost to Increased Profitability Whether it's fraud detection, a preemptive discovery of manufacturing malfunctions, or delivering a more streamlined customer journey, today's leading corporations are using their data as a significant strength and market advantage to achieve their business outcomes. Teradata, the leading data and analytics company, provides the analytic solutions and the industry…

SparkPost Launches Jump Start Program for New MarTech Partners

SparkPost To Reduce Integration Investment Required By New Martech Partners Looking To Use Its Email API Service  SparkPost, the most performant cloud email delivery service available, announced its Jump Start Program to supply new MarTech providers with the expert advice and integration services they need to leverage the industry's leading email sending platform, at no additional charge. The new program both advances SparkPost's leadership position in the MarTech sector, and builds on the company's commitment to…

Consumers Expect Mobile Apps to Launch in Three Seconds or Less, says PacketZoom

Study Reveals That Forty-Four Percent of Users Abandon a Poor Performing App and Thirty-Two Percent Uninstall It Altogether PacketZoom, the company re-defining mobile application performance via in-app mobile networking technology, announced today its consumer study results showing the importance of mobile app network performance and its effect on mobile app users. 66% of consumers reported that reliable mobile app performance is “very important”  - second only to mobile app security. “Based on these findings it…

Interview with Julie Lyle, Chief Marketing Officer, DemandJump

"CMOs should have a clear understanding of the business challenges they are trying to solve and/or the customer value they are trying to deliver and use these factors to invest in prescriptive intelligence platforms. " On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here? What inspired you to be part of an AI-based marketing intelligence company? My role at DemandJump is a hybrid between Chief Revenue Officer, Chief Marketing Officer, and Advisor. In fact, I became an investor in DemandJump after I…

Cyara Honoured with Frost & Sullivan Excellence Award

Cyara Selected as Global Customer Experience Testing Platform Vendor of the Year Cyara, provider of the leading customer experience (CX) assurance platform, announced that it has been selected as a Frost & Sullivan Excellence Award recipient. The Frost & Sullivan Excellence Awards recognize companies around the globe that have risen above the competition and demonstrate outstanding performance. “Frost & Sullivan recognizes best-in-class companies and Cyara is a standout in the rapidly growing CX market…

NewVoiceMedia wins Frost & Sullivan Excellence Award

NewVoiceMedia Won a Frost & Sullivan Excellence Award in the Cloud Contact Centre Services Growth Excellence Leadership Category NewVoiceMedia, a leading global provider of cloud contact center and inside sales technology that enables businesses to have more successful conversations, has won a Frost & Sullivan Excellence Award in the Cloud Contact Centre Services Growth Excellence Leadership category. Founded in 2006, The Frost & Sullivan Excellence Awards is now in its 12th consecutive year and seeks to…

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 …

Pathmatics Launches First Panel-Based Paid Social Ad Intelligence

Ad Intelligence Collected from Opt-In Social Panel Enriches Decision-Making by Brands and Agencies with a Cross-Channel Perspective Pathmatics, a leading provider of advertising intelligence solutions, today announces the availability of social ad tracking in its platform. The new reporting, powered by data continuously collected from an opt-in panel of mobile users, provides Facebook ad intelligence for the U.S., with other social networks and regions to follow in 2018. Pathmatics Social Ad Intelligence. Monitor…

Sprout Social Acquires Social Analytics Leader Simply Measured

Purchase Unites Social Engagement, Listening and Analytics Providers to Offer Reliable, Scalable Social Solutions to More Than 21,000 Brands Globally Sprout Social, a global provider of social media management, analytics and advocacy solutions has acquired industry-leading social analytics firm, Simply Measured. Grounded in full-funnel analytics, Simply Measured gives social teams better intelligence to reach the right people, content marketers insight to create more relevant materials and digital agencies…

Mediavine Achieves 86% Ads.txt Ad Request Rate

Mediavine Publisher Network, a Full-Service Ad Management Company for Content Creators, Gets Majority of Ad Requests with ad.txt Files  Mediavine recently announced that 86 percent of the company's ad requests are now from properties with ads.txt files. Mediavine is one of the first publisher representative firms to widely adopt ads.txt, which verifies to advertisers that display and video impressions will not be running on fake or bot websites. Earlier in 2017, the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) announced…