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Interview with Lyle Stevens, Co-founder and CEO, Mavrck

"Data science has certainly been a key ingredient for helping to make influencer marketing more automated and scalable."Tell us about your journey into martech and how you started Mavrck? Prior to Mavrck, I actually worked in the aerospace and defense industry as a cybersecurity product manager. One of the initiatives I worked on was building and deploying an enterprise social network to help employees securely collaborate with each other, so they wouldn’t use LinkedIn or Facebook and increase their exposure to social…

Is Your Facebook Engagement Working For You?

The New ShareIQ Tool Instantly Tells Brands the Value of their Facebook Engagement ShareIQ, the earned media performance platform for brands, recently launched a new product, which, for the first time, gives marketers an immediate self-service report on the value of their earned media marketing on Facebook. Brands no longer need to worry about not knowing the ROI for their social media campaigns. “Paid media on channels like Facebook has become less transparent and reliable for engaging with your audiences. Earned…

Captiv8 Launches the First Self-Serve Marketplace Built on the Blockchain – Creator.ai

Creator.ai Will Enable Anyone Around the World to Monetize Their Creative Passions with Marketers Who Want Authenticity at Scale Captiv8.io, the world's largest AI influencer marketing platform, is launching Creator.ai, the world's first blockchain protocol for content creation. Creator.ai will revolutionize how content creators and marketers connect and do business by tokenizing the content creation industry through price transparency, programmatic trust, and a global platform. Over 90% of time spent online is on…

Interview with Ken Leren, Founder, Tech Essence

"The shift in the market towards getting consent for marketing will result in a more B2C-like approach to B2B brand advertising ." Tell us about your role and how you got here? What galvanized you to start Tech Essence? I’m the founder of Tech Essence and brain behind Marketing Town, a SaaS-based marketing technology that provides marketers with a trustworthy and transparent solution to make faster, data-driven marketing optimization decisions based on a clear view of their data. The idea came to me as a result of…

TechBytes with Maureen Polo, SVP Brand Studio, Fullscreen

Maureen Polo,  SVP, Brand Studio, Fullscreen Influencers could be growing in numbers but not in credibility. That's where influencer analytics platform come into the picture and try to prove their worth. To better understand how Influencer Marketing platforms influence social media buying behaviors and the idea behind the latest report, titled "Influence by the Numbers’, we spoke to Maureen Polo, SVP, FullScreeen. Tell us about your role at Fullscreen and the team and technology that you handle. I am Senior Vice…

Truthify Emotion AI Application Offers Actionable Feedback to Brands and Marketers Based on Audience Emotional Reactions

Technology Reveals Invaluable Insight Not Available Anywhere Else for Anyone Who Seeks Reactions to Their Content Emotion artificial intelligence (AI) company Truthify revealed a first-of-its-kind, short-form video messaging application to help brands, marketers, media and advertising agencies, political campaigns and civic leaders gather at-scale audience feedback that is immediate, authentic and actionable. What if you could measure the subconscious emotional reaction to questions, ideas, content, products or people?…

Interview with Tomer Tagrin, Co-founder and CEO, Yotpo

"B2B brands with a larger customer base can absolutely benefit from UGC platforms." Tell us about your role at Yotpo and how you got here. What galvanized you to start Yotpo? I came into this as a consumer, actually. I made a bad purchase of a camera online as a result of trusting fake reviews, and resolved to help others avoid the same fate. In developing Yotpo where I am CEO, my co-founder Omri and I saw the massive opportunity in going beyond just the product page and showcasing UGC across the entire buyer journey,…

Fireside Chat with Andrea Moe

Andrea Moe talks about strong domain expertise on the sales side of the business helping Videa to better market to the specific customers. Know My Team We’re a lean, 3-person team at Videa but collaborate with a talented group of contractors and vendors to solve for some specific areas: website and creative design, public relations, SEO, video production and blog content creation. I believe what drives the Videa marketing team is a conviction in what we’re doing for the television industry and a personal conviction to…

Robin8 Appoints Joe Sticca As Global COO To Expand Tech Offering Globally

With Joe Sticca, Robin8 Continues to Enhance Its Team by Hiring Top Level Mangement Executives Robin8, the creator of the Profile Utility Token (PUT), has selected Joe Sticca as Global Chief Operations Officer for the Robin8 core business and social media platform being built on the blockchain. He is a new addition to the team that Robin8 is building to improve their existing product offerings and expand globally. Robin8 is a New York and Shanghai-based digital platform for influencers, those who seek to steer their…

Captiv8 Hires Lynn D’Alessandro As Head Of Global Sales

Lynn D'Alessandro Comes With 20+ Years of Experience in Sales and Marketing Captiv8, the largest AI-Powered Branded Content Platform, announced the addition of Lynn D'Alessandro as Head of Global Sales & Brand Partnerships. Prior to Captiv8, Lynn ran sales and marketing for Womensforum, recently acquired by VIX, where she developed a full suite of advertising solutions. Lynn was integral in growing the company's offerings by continuing to meet the demands of marketers through the development of multi-channel solutions…

Grapevine Launches New SaaS Model for Advertisers

The New Offerings Are the Result of Significantly Streamlined Operations Focusing on Data and Managed Services for Enterprise Customers Grapevine, the world’s leading end-to-end social media influencer marketing platform with more than 150,000 opted-in content creators reaching more than one billion subscribers, announced a new subscription-based product offering for SMB’s and agencies to help marketers fully own the influencer marketing channel. The new offering provides advertisers with Grapevine’s entire suite of…

CAKE by Accelerize Introduces Data-Driven Attribution Technology

Company’s Focus on Innovation Further Establishes ‘Journey by CAKE’ as Foundation for Industry-Leading Marketing Intelligence Technology Accelerize and its digital marketing software division CAKE announced the availability of its Data-Driven Attribution (DDA) modeling and a multi-touch attribution (MTA) scoring system which evaluates the impact of each touchpoint in the customer journey. Leveraging advanced algorithms and machine learning, the DDA modeling and MTA scoring extend the marketing intelligence technology…

Back to Basics: How to Stop the Scroll for Social Media Advertising

Social Media Advertising That Brings a Mix of Entertainment and Education with Discounts, Resonates with the Audience  Ineffective social media advertising practices could prove to be detrimental to brand health and demotivate the best influencer marketing agencies. According to a recent Sprout Social report1 on the best practices in social media advertising, a significant percentage of social media consumers are disinterested in social media ads. In fact, the social media marketing software company found that there is a…

Nielsen Launches Nielsen Grabix – Next-Generation Viewership Analytics Platform Covering Top 56 US TV Markets

Nielsen Ratings Combined with Real-Time Smart TV Data Provides More Granular Viewership Intelligence for Local TV Stations, National Networks, and Advertisers Nielsen announced the availability of Nielsen Grabix, it's next-generation analytics platform that combines the power of minute-by-minute Nielsen ratings and Gracenote Real-Time Smart TV viewership data for deeper insights into audience flow, retention, and engagement. The new Web-based intelligence platform gives TV programmers and advertisers unprecedented and…

Interview with Des Cahill, VP, Global Outbound Product Management, Oracle CX Cloud Suite

"Marketing is rapidly evolving from just being a creative process to being a data-driven process." Tell us a bit about your professional journey. What drew you to marketing a cloud suite? I spent 9 years at Apple and 17 years in Silicon Valley cloud-based CX startups as a CEO or marketing leader and now I’m at Oracle leading product management for our CX Cloud Suite. I joined Oracle because I saw both tremendous products and people in the CX organization, yet the brand wasn’t well known in the larger CX community. As a…

Patron Launches ICO, Riding Momentum of $15 Million Pre-Sale and Major Partnership Announcements

The Highly-Anticipated Public Sale Will Give Contributors a Chance to Support One of the Leading ICOs out of Japan Patron, a Japan-based blockchain platform for influencer marketing, has officially launched its public ICO after successfully raising $15 million (USD) in its private and pre-ICO rounds. The public ICO will run from March 27 through April 26 and begin with a 35% bonus for early-bird contributions. The highly-anticipated public sale will give contributors a chance to support one of the leading ICOs out…

TechBytes with Flint Barrow, Chief Technology Officer, Qutee

Flint Barrow Chief Technology Officer, Qutee Qutee is branded as an intelligent discussion-platform bringing data democracy to digital communities. Though similar to Reddit, Qutee offers data analytics that can be trusted by marketers to drive their social media and influencer marketing campaigns. To better understand the core tenets of Qutee’s content management and how publishers could benefit from the marketing technologies, we spoke to the Chief Technology Officer, Flint Barrow. Tell us about your role…

IRI and AnalyticsIQ Join Forces to Enhance Social Media Targeting and Reach Influential Users

New Digital Audience Tool Enables Marketers to Reach High-Value Social Media Users IRI, the global leader in innovative insights and audience and measurement solutions and services for consumer, retail and media companies, and AnalyticsIQ, a leading consumer marketing data innovator, announced a partnership that empowers CPG digital marketers to more effectively target the most active and influential users of major social media platforms. Combining IRI’s predictive audiences and shopper data and AnalyticsIQ’s social…

Futuri Media’s Real-Time Story Discovery System TopicPulse Hits Record-High Subscriber Base

The social media monitoring system that's changing the face of show prep adds 100+ new station partners, including several major markets, in Q1 2018. Futuri Media, a global leader in SaaS technology designed to drive audience and revenue growth for broadcasters, today announced that its revolutionary real-time story discovery and show prep tool, TopicPulse, has hit a record-high subscriber base, adding more than 100 new station partners in the first three months of 2018 alone. Those new partners include stations in New…

TiVo and Tru Optik Ink New Deal to Make Linear TV Viewership Data Available for OTT Targeting

Linear TV Data Across 210 National DMAs and More Than 2 Million Households Now Available Through Tru Optik's OTT Marketing Cloud TiVo Corporation, a global leader in entertainment technology,  announced a newly inked deal with Tru Optik, the audience intelligence and data-management platform built for over-the-top (OTT) television, that will now extend TiVo’s deterministic, linear TV viewership data to the brands, agencies, and publishers that leverage Tru Optik to build audience-based campaigns across OTT…