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Martech Startup Transformania Expands Management Team with Chief Operating Officer

Former Tracx CEO and Vocus executive Darren Stewart will manage worldwide product roadmap for SaaS products that boost email marketing campaign performance Marketing technology startup Transformania LLC announced the appointment of veteran tech executive Darren Stewart as its Chief Operating Officer. Most recently, Stewart was CEO of Bethesda, Maryland-based Tracx, Inc. and was previously SVP of Professional Services at Vocus, Inc. in Beltsville, Maryland. Marketing Technology News: Club Vita Appoints Jennifer Haid CEO…

Faithsocial Brings Together the Worldwide Christian Community With Creation of an Online Social Media Digital Platform

Multi-faceted, free social media platform embraces technology, enabling Christians across the world to communicate, connect, socialize, and enjoy entertainment FaithSocial is announcing the launch of its robust social media platform that features multimedia content to connect the world's Christian community. Christians across the world can come together digitally to share their faith, hope and messages of encouragement. With the uncertainty of traditional places of worship, especially during the coronavirus pandemic,…

DatVietVAC – Vietnam’s Leading Entertainment Group Announces the Launch of Its Modern Streaming Platform ‘VieON’

The Most Complete Streaming Library Curated for Vietnam - Giving Users Easy Access to New Titles Everyday - Any Time, Anywhere On 15th Jun 2020, DatVietVAC launches its new streaming service VieON following 4 years of development, marking the beginning of a new era for Vietnam's largest media, entertainment, and technology group. Born out of a partnership with BCG Digital Ventures (BCGDV), the global corporate venture incubation and investment arm of Boston Consulting Group, the platform has positioned itself as…

4 Creative Ways to Drive Website Traffic

(Family Features) Consistent website traffic is an essential building block for a successful online business. While paid ads and search engine optimization are valuable strategies, there are some lesser known, but equally effective, ways to attract potential customers to your website or funnel Successful entrepreneurs can be powerful resources for business owners who are eager to build their businesses online. For example, entrepreneur Russell Brunson started his first online company while he was in college. Today, he is…

Disney+ Surges from Last to First in Offline Conversation Amid Pandemic

Nivea and Colgate, Also Gain Offline; H-E-B and Publix Gain in Social Media; HGTV Gains Online and Offline The impact of the 2020 pandemic is being strongly felt in online and offline consumer conversations as consumer priorities and interests have shifted. Entertainment, and particularly streaming services, are among brands benefiting the most, consistent with earlier reports from Engagement Labs. The TotalSocial rankings are based on a combination of metrics including how much conversation brands earn, how positive,…

How Remote Working Will Help Retail Revaluate Its Agenda

As the impact of the coronavirus crisis grows every day, the retail world has had to evolve in countless ways, as how we shop and connect with each other has shifted dramatically. The pandemic has changed the way that all businesses are operating, not least in relation to working from home for those who are able to. We are living through dark times but it is important to try to stay positive – and the situation may well be giving many companies the chance to take stock of the future, says Robert Lockyer, the owner of…

Diedrich RPM Offering Real-Time ROI Tracking Online Dashboard

Diedrich RPM, a marketing firm based in Burnsville, MN, has announced the launch of a proprietary online dashboard platform that gives users real-time ROI for their marketing investments. The dashboard uses custom APIs that bring to life call tracking, web lead capture, and other integrations that are not available on other platforms. "I've owned a marketing and research company for more than 25 years," said Liz Diedrich, owner, and CEO of Diedrich RPM. "The first question that I would ask myself if I was the client is…

IDC Survey Finds AI Adoption Being Driven by Improved Customer Experience, Greater Employee Efficiency

A recent International Data Corporation (IDC) survey of more than 2,000 IT and line of business (LoB) decision makers confirms that adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) is growing worldwide. Over a quarter of all AI initiatives are already in production and more than one third are in advanced development stages. And organizations are reporting an increase in their AI spending this year. Delivering a better customer experience was identified as the leading driver for AI adoption by more than half the large companies…

Purple Selects Veritone One as Audio Advertising Agency of Record

Veritone One was chosen for its audio advertising expertise and AI-powered performance analytics for radio, podcast and streaming advertising Veritone One, one of the world’s leading performance influencer and audio advertising agencies, announced that Purple, a leader in comfort innovation and the creator of the renowned Purple® Mattress, has selected Veritone One as an agency of record for audio advertising. Purple chose Veritone One for the agency’s audio advertising expertise and unmatched performance assessment,…

Stallios – the Next-Generation Social Network Is Launched

Stallios inc, the technology company on a mission to create the next-generation social network where everyone can monetize their time and creativity by earning a stable income, has finally launched the social network live. Marketing Technology News: Parks Associates: Disney+ and Apple TV+ Both See Success During First Six Months in the Market Stallios.com Stallios is the newest social network of the internet, it's the next-generation. A real social world created to help people grow positively by…

Retail SalesTech Company Connexity Acquires Content Monetization Startup ‘Skimlinks’

Latest Acquisition Aims at Expanding the Retail Content Network Reach and Improving Omnichannel Commerce Opportunities for Both Retailers and Publishers Today, retail marketing and sales technology company Connexity announced that it has acquired Skimlinks, the leading monetization solution for commerce-oriented publishers. The acquisition is a significant development in the retail tech industry following many funding rounds and investments witnessed in the last 8-10 months. With COVID-19-induced pandemic pushing the…

PowerEgg X Personal AI Camera – the Ultimate Tool for Content Creators

Unit Combines Drone Technology, HD Camera Technology, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology for Unlimited Content Creation Possibilities PowerVision Robot Corporation, a global leader in smart drones, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and augmented reality, has the ultimate tool for content creators, the PowerEgg X. The smart device can be used as an autonomous personal AI camera, as a handheld 3-axis AI camera, and also as a high-performance drone. No matter if creators are filming their next vlog, getting…

Top 5 Priorities to Overcome B2B Data Challenges to Optimize Digital Advertising

Your first-party CRM data is one of your most valuable assets for driving leads and lowering your cost per marketing qualified lead (MQL)and sales qualified lead (SQL), but unlocking its full potential can be difficult. According to Forrester Research and Adweek, B2B marketers face a data management problem. 74% consider the accuracy of marketing data a critical weakness, and 32% of B2B marketers have cited “siloed or inaccessible customer data” as a major obstacle in their marketing efforts. It makes sense, considering…

CitizenNet, Condé Nast’s Social Advertising Agency, Honored With Four Stevie Award Wins In The 2020 American Business Awards

Stevie winners will be celebrated during virtual awards ceremony on August 5 CitizenNet, Condé Nast's in-house social advertising agency and platform, has been named the winner of three Gold and one Silver Stevie® Awards in The 18th Annual American Business Awards. CitizenNet won Gold Stevie Awards in the New Product or Service Introduction of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year - Healthcare - Rx - Devices, and Health & Pharmaceuticals - Product categories. Additionally, they won a Silver Stevie Award in the…

5WPR Poll Shows Shift in Social Media Interests due to COVID-19

5W Public Relations, one of the largest independently-owned PR firms in the U.S., has released data from a poll that shows a prominent change in social media behavior during the pandemic. The poll was conducted on April 14, 2020 during the firm's webinar titled, "The Future of Social & Influencers: During & Post Pandemic," and was taken by 77 participants. Notable results are as follows: 77% are more active on social media since the stay at home orders went into place 52% would prefer to see influencers post…

MarTech Opinon: How to Please the LinkedIn Algorithm

A key to social media marketing for professionals is to understand how LinkedIn uses an algorithm to determine which posts get visibility. "LinkedIn values great, smart, engaging content and the LinkedIn algorithm acts to push up relevant content and promote engagement," says Angela Mulrooney, DMD, author of Unleashing Influence: The Secret to Standing Apart On Social Media As A Professional,  (2020, Indie Books Intl.). Marketing Technology News: REaD Group Acquires UK Changes’ Assets Mulrooney, a former dentist…

Understanding Consumer Behavior Through Social Media

While every industry operates a bit differently, there is an inherent need to better understand consumers beyond traditional Sales data and shopping behavior. Both of these are still critical to your business, but coupling them with social data provides unique insights into consumer behavior that ultimately enable companies to better serve their customers and beat out the competition. Social posts aren’t just valuable for marketers or influencers trying to break into the big time of sponsored content. They hold a treasure…

Brave Bison Announces Four Global YouTube Deals

Brave Bison, the social video group, has announced four new clients that have entered the agency’s YouTube community: World Dodgeball Federation; IMVBox; Media Star Maker; and ViralPress. The partnerships created are based on Brave Bison’s proven success within a wide range of categories and are expected to strengthen the company’s overall portfolio. The World Dodgeball Federation (WDBF), the niche sporting association, has joined Brave Bison’s existing roster of sports channels, which includes World Chase Tag, a challenger…

Alana CityStyleBot is the Stimulus to Save the High Street Post COVID-19

Alana 'CityStyleBot' is giving high street and independent fashion retailers an alternative virtual shop front to serve customers post COVID-19. Launched in February 2020, Cork Start Up Alana is an innovative Fashion and Beauty platform for consumers to purchase curated fashion looks and beauty products. Alana is powered by Artificial Intelligence meaning that it learns to recommend styles/brands that will suit each customer's unique taste. Alana suggests clothes from high street retailers and independent boutiques with a…

iClick Interactive Announces Successful Completion of Campaign to Boost Tourism in Southern Kansai, Japan

iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited, an independent online marketing and enterprise data solutions provider in China, announced the results of a recent partnership with the Japanese government agency JIEDO (Japan International Economic Development Organization) to help the prefectural governments of Osaka and Wakayama attract more Chinese tourists to the relatively less-travelled southern Kansai region by leveraging iClick's multichannel network and KOL marketing strategies. Marketing Technology News: i-Sight Launches…