InfluencerDB Expands into the US with Long-Term Marketing Strategy

Influence DB is Europe’s Leading Influencer Marketing Platform Today, InfluencerDB, an end to end influencer marketing software on a mission to make the practice simple, transparent and data-driven, is expanding into the United States on the heels of their success in Europe working with the biggest brands including Lufthansa, Mercedes Benz, Asics, Cluse Shiseido, Estee Lauder and more. Unlike other solutions in the influencer marketing space, InfluencerDB offers brands a combination of data, software, and educational…

Influencer Solutions Will Become a Core Component of the Marketing Stack

Traackr's Latest Funding Round Has Drawn Attention to Influencer Solutions and Management Platforms  It's a great time to be in the social media marketing business. With the rise of social media marketing and the effectiveness of social media influencer management platforms, businesses are leading their way into embracing a swifter and a clearer digital transformation. One such martech company, Traackr, helps businesses with powerful influencer analytics. Using Traackr, you can scale influencer marketing with one…

TVPage Launches Influencer Video Affiliate Marketing at Shoptalk 2018

TVPage's Launch of New Influencer Video Affiliate Marketing Platform, the New Features and Functionalities Will Be Debuted at Shoptalk 2018 TVPage, the leading provider of cloud-based interactive video ecommerce technology, announced the launch of Influencer Video Affiliate Marketing, a first of its kind branded program that unites brands, products, affiliate marketing, and influencers on the TVPage platform to maximize the impact of video marketing. TVPage is demoing Influencer Video Affiliate Marketing at Shoptalk 2018.…

Top Mobile Marketing Trends and Influencers to Watch for 2018

Remember when app indexing, native ads, and mobile website optimization were a big deal? Responsive design and page speed are now expected. Mobile marketing trends change just as fast as mobile technology does. So where’s mobile marketing heading in 2018? What do you need to know to stay ahead of the curve? We list 5 must-watch trends you need to know for 2018, along with the experts who can give you tips and best practices for each. Trend #1: Proximity Marketing Proximity Marketing is the localized wireless…

500+ Influencers Celebrate ‘Influencer-Led’ Marketing at XOMAD’s Beta Launch

500+ Influencers Celebrated The Uprising Of #InfluencerLed Marketing, Initiated By The Beta Launch Of The Tech Platform From XOMAD On October 13, 500+ influencers gathered in an industrial warehouse in DTLA to celebrate the uprising of #InfluencerLed marketing, initiated by the beta launch of the new highly anticipated tech platform from XOMAD. An experiential haunted walk-through showcased zombie madmen and made a statement about the end of the madmen era of scripted marketing and the uprising of #InfluencerLed…

How Are Influencers Addressing the Clothing Crisis?

As fashion giants continue to cultivate partnerships that aim to escalate consumer spend, the influencer culture is continuing to notice its environmental impact and social media experts from Influencer Matchmaker review how influencers are responding to the current clothing crisis…  Sustainability has become one of the most searched for terms in fashion in the last year, with an average of over 27,000 searches specifically for ‘sustainable fashion’ each month in 2019, influencers could become the shining light on the…

Following Record Growth Year, TripleLift Adds Chief Privacy Officer and Chief Marketing Officer

Julia Shullman joins from AppNexus as General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer Jordan Bitterman joins from IBM as Chief Marketing Officer TripleLift, one of the fastest-growing ad tech companies in the world, announced the hire of Julia Shullman as General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer, and Jordan Bitterman as Chief Marketing Officer. Both roles were created in response to a record growth year in 2019 when the company achieved ad spend of $300 million (USD) and hired more than 150 new employees. TripleLift’s…

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…

67% of Social Media Consumers Aspire to be Paid Social Media Influencers

IZEA Worldwide, Inc., operator of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, published the results of a social media consumer study examining their perspectives on influencer marketing. The study is part of IZEA Insights, an ongoing research program examining the world of influencer marketing through the lens of consumer, marketer, and influencer participants. Managed by Jana O’Brien at The Right Brain Consumer Consulting, the study collected feedback from U.S.…

Referral Marketing Platform Talkable Reports on eCommerce Trends of 2020

Talkable defines personalization and privacy as primary trends that influence the current situation on the US eCommerce market Talkable, the leading referral program provider powering over 250 brands, has released a report on the top eCommerce trends of 2020. The trends focus heavily on personalization and privacy, as well as the shift from traditional ad platforms to more interactive and personalized formats. The list includes the most prevalent ideas defined by leading industry marketers, analytics, and demonstrated by…

Wise Public Relations Taps Three-Time SURVIVOR Player Aubry Bracco as VP of Social Media & Digital Marketing

Proven Digital Content Producer And Creative Strategist to Lead Social Media And Marketing Practice Area For Fast-Growing Independent Marketing Agency Wise Public Relations, Inc., the integrated marketing agency, announced that three-time SURVIVOR player and digital content guru, Aubry Bracco, has been named Vice President, Social Media & Digital Marketing. In this role, Bracco will lead the agency’s growing social media and digital marketing division to deliver strategic brand content and community management,…

Marketing Maven Founder To Participate in PRSA-LA’s State of the State of PR

Lindsey Carnett, CEO and President of bicoastal, award-winning public relations firm Marketing Maven, will be among the social media rock stars and industry disrupters on the panel at PRSA-LA’s State of the State of PR event in downtown Los Angeles. The panel, Tweet, Like and Share—How Social Media Has Disrupted Public Relations—will be the feature presentation at the event, which will take place Thursday, February 6, 2020 from 6pm to 9pm PST. The location is WeWork, 5792 Jefferson in Los Angeles. The panelists will…

Response Media Achieves Top Marketing Agency Recognition

Atlanta's Response Media has been named to Agency Spotter's Top Marketing Agencies list for 2020.  For the third consecutive year, Response Media ranked in the top tier of 3,400 marketing agencies worldwide.  Agency Spotter, the ratings and review authority, takes a look at marketing agencies across marketing strategy, experiential marketing, promotions, shopper marketing, influencer marketing, multi-cultural marketing, word of mouth marketing, events, direct marketing, content marketing, search (SEO and SEM), and marketing…

What’s Expected of Marketing in 2020

The conversations around what the Marketing industry can expect in the coming year is well underway. Technology is expanding and developing at a rapid pace, and Marketing is no exception. In the past year, we have seen a rise of Content Marketing in correlation with the demands from consumers and a significant increase in the use of Chatbots. With Digitization and Automation slowly becoming less admirable due to its lack of meaningful engagement, Marketing is appearing to become more humanlike once again. Here are my…

A Crash Course in Gen Z’s Obsession with Creator-Driven, Influencer-Heavy Streaming Content

Ads and retargeting are accepted, measurable Marketing channels, but if you’re trying to garner attention from the next wave of consumers, you need to engage the community of streamers, creators, and/or influencers. The advent of digital media platforms like YouTube, Twitch, Twitter, TikTok, and Facebook/Instagram has created a new form of engagement that relies on a more intimate two-way relationship between creator and audience. Marketers and brands can effectively utilize this if they get over their preconceptions and…

Falcon.io Announces First Worldwide Digital Marketing Trends Roadshow

The Roadshow, Beginning February, Will Expand on Falcon.io's Recently Released Digital Marketing Trends Handbook Falcon.io, a Cision company, announced the dates for its inaugural Digital Marketing Trends Roadshow. The 2020 Roadshow meetups will take place in selected cities in North America, Europe and Australia, beginning this February and ending in April. The Roadshow is based on Falcon.io's recently released 2020 Digital Marketing Trends Handbook, an annual report by Falcon.io now in…

Influencers vs Advertising: How Has Consumer Mindset Changed the Way We Buy?

Our screens are filled every day with an array of adverts tempting us to spend, spend, spend – but in an era when consumers value more personal experience, is the power of the traditional paid ad coming to an end? With thousands of retailers competing to advertise their products on almost every platform we view, it’s natural that they are looking for new ways to get their messages across. And that’s where the power of influencers comes in. Current trends show a shift in the consumer mindset, with people wanting to feel…

IZEA Releases The 2020 State of Influencer Equality

Influencers Who Identify as a Person of Color Command up to a 51% Premium Over Their Caucasian Counterparts IZEA Worldwide, Inc., operator of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, released the industry’s first ever examination of earnings equality among social influencers. The report provides analysis of influencer earnings observed in IZEA’s online marketplace spanning 2014 to 2019. Data is comprised of negotiated rates between marketers and creators…

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…

Winterberry Group Research Finds US Advertising and Marketing Spend to Grow to Nearly $390 Billion in 2020, up More Than Seven Percent Over…

The Outlook for Data Driven Advertising & Marketing 2020 Sees “High Probability for Solid Growth”; Research Reviews the Trends Shaping the Landscape This Year Winterberry Group, a specialist management consultancy that supports growth initiatives in advertising, marketing, media, information and technology, today released new research: “The Outlook for Data Driven Advertising & Marketing 2020.” The annual research led by Bruce Biegel, senior managing partner of Winterberry Group, provides the spending forecasts…