Outbrain Appoints Vice President For US Marketing

B2B Marketing Strategist Erin Mccallion Joins the World’s Leading Native Advertising Platform Outbrain, the world's leading native advertising platform, announced that Erin McCallion is joining the company as Vice President for US Marketing. This is a new role at the company as it enters a period of growth and transformation. “Erin is joining Outbrain at a pivotal time as we focus on innovating and transforming our platform to personalize the Web for every user and offer increased brand safety to brands and publishers,”…

Adrealm Foundation to Hold First Press Conference

Adtech Leader Going Global with Blockchain, New DApp, and Vision of the Future For Brian Xie and his team, the Ritz Carlton hotel in Pudong New District, Shanghai, might be a grand enough to match their aspirations. Maybe. On 2 August, Xie and his team will officially announce the launch of The Adrealm Foundation and the Xhance DApp. Xie will also share his vision for how to recreate the global digital advertising industry. "We've all worked very hard for this," Xie said, "and the August 2 press conference is just…

Top Tips For Tackling Software Translation

If you’re working for a B2B technology provider, you will probably find translation to be a tricky topic. After all, it isn’t just about translating your system into another language, word for word. Instead, it includes the adaptation of the text into the proper context. Through our continuous quest of adapting our platform for different markets, we have collected several learnings, both in terms of challenges faced as well as our solutions. Common Challenges Faced Establishing a market fit First of all, you’ll find it…

Bidtellect CEO Lon Otremba Named Forbes Agency Council Member

Forbes Agency Council Is an Invitation-Only Community for Executives in Successful Public Relations, Media Strategy, Creative and Advertising Agencies Lon Otremba, CEO at Bidtellect, a paid content distribution and analytics company and leader in native advertising technology, has been accepted into the Forbes Agency Council, an invitation-only community for executives in successful public relations, media strategy, creative and advertising agencies. It's official: @LonOtremba of @Bidtellect joins @Forbes Agency…

inPowered Eliminates Paid Media Waste to Scale Content Distribution for Brands Using AI

inPowered, the Pioneer of the Cost Per Engagement Model, Now Offering AI-Powered Dynamic Pricing to Dramatically Reduce the Cost for 15 Seconds of Engagement with Content inPowered, the programmatic content amplification company that enables advertisers to promote their content at scale and only pay for post-click engagement, introduced and made available its artificial intelligence (AI) driven dynamic cost per engagement pricing model (dCPE). Using machine learning, its technology doesn’t optimize for clicks, but rather,…

Which Is the Best AdTech Stack for a Performance Marketer?

Performance Marketers Often Struggle to Decide on the Most Suitable Ad Format for Their Online Marketing Strategies. Key Information on Search, Social & Discovery Advertisements, and the Best Possible Ways via Which They Can Be Applied David Ogilvy had once spoken about the persuasive power of informative advertising. Today, that quote has become a symbolic guide for AdTech customers catering to cross-channel media inventories. Here’s a little food for thought from AdTech industry- By 2021, Mobile Video…

The CX of the Future

Customers want deeply immersive experiences that give them a truly authentic connection to the brands they love. From retailers to sports teams to music and beyond, brands of all kinds can secure lifelong customer and fan affinity by delivering creative experiences that drive better engagement. Maximizing customer engagement is critical to the backbone of any brand. Research has shown that consumers are five times more likely to check out products and services from brands they trust, four times more likely to refer brands…

Why Is It the Need of the Hour to Channelize Online Marketing Towards a Consumer-First Approach

Marketing Technology Campaigns Are Enabling Negative Attitudes About the Repetitive Nature of Online Marketing Initiatives. We Find out Exactly What Puts Customers off and the Ways in Which Marketing Campaigns Can Be People-Centric "A captivating moment was when I realized that people, including myself, were not saying, 'I just bought an item on eBay.' They were saying, 'I just won an item on eBay.' It was the thrill of the hunt. I bought a car on eBay." - Mary Meeker Undoubtedly, the internet's popularity remains…

What Makes Influencer Marketing Platforms So Exciting?

Understanding Influencer Marketing Technologies Help Marketers Effectively Apply This Amorphous Marketing Strategy "A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is -- it is what consumers tell each other it is." - Scott Cook What is Influencer Marketing? Jennifer Polk who is a research director for marketing leaders at Gartner states that Influencer Marketing is a core component of Social Marketing. It is a powerful tool to mold the audience's beliefs and behaviors towards brands. An Influencer is an individual…

Eyeota Expands in Midwest, Appoints Jamie Jager to Director, Agency Sales

Eyeota Strengthens Its Focus on Key Markets and Verticals Eyeota, the global leader in audience data, appoints Jamie Jager to Director, Agency Sales, to accelerate the company’s growth and further support clients across the Midwest and Toronto, Canada. The addition of Jamie allows Eyeota to strengthen its endeavors in key markets and verticals, including automotive and retail. Jamie manages strategic agency relationships in the region and supports client campaign initiatives. Her experience spans 10 years, executing…

TechBytes with Lee Walsh, Regional Managing Director, NewBase

Lee Walsh Regional Managing Director, NewBase Programmatic advertising is a fascinating technology. Each geography is growing at its own 'sweet' pace. Asia, in particular, is more diverse and complex compared to the markets in the Americas and Europe. Lee Walsh, Regional Managing Director, NewBase, gives us an inside view of the Asian advertising ecosystem and helps us to understand the nature of the American and European digital advertising markets.Tell us about your role at NewBase and the team/technology you handle.…

With SOCi, DexYP Brings Enterprise Social Media Management to America’s Small and Midsize Businesses

Move Accelerates Digital Software Provider Ability to Power Business Transformation DexYP, a leading small business software provider, announced a partnership with SOCi Inc., a San Diego-based social media and reputation management technology platform company. One of the largest national providers of small business automation software, DexYP has been accelerating its digital offerings to enable more than 500,000 small and midsize business (SMB) clients with a footprint across the United States to compete and win in today’s…

my6sense Taps Mobile Marketing Pioneer Ivan Braiker as Chief Strategy Officer

my6sense Added Mobile Marketing Veteran as the Company’s First Chief Strategy Officer With content engagement migrating from desktop to mobile devices, my6sense, a comprehensive, white label programmatic native ad platform and exchange, is adding mobile marketing pioneer Ivan Braiker as the company’s first Chief Strategy Officer. Currently, my6sense offers an open programmatic white-label native advertising platform for ad networks, media trading companies, group publishers, DSPs and SSPs. Read More: Key…

Outbrain Acquires AdNgin to Further Enhance the Reader Experience

Investing in Reader Optimization, Acquisition Will Help Outbrain Continue to Put Personalization First Outbrain, the world’s leading native advertising platform, today announced it has acquired AdNgin, a UI optimization company built to enhance the reader experience. This acquisition is Outbrain’s sixth to date, continuing a string of growth-driven accelerations in the last several years. Guiding digital discoveries of readers around the globe, Outbrain connects publishers, marketers and consumers through personalized,…

The Most Overlooked Necessities of Branded Content

Although native advertising and content marketing are not new concepts, growth in both areas has been impressive in recent years—and that growth shows no signs of waning. In 2018, BI Intelligence estimates that native advertising revenue in the US will hit $21 billion, up from $17.3 billion in 2017. But despite growth, the development and distribution of branded content has never been as confusing and complicated as it is today. Content distribution options, both paid and otherwise, have proliferated, and yet firm…

YellowHammer GM Sam Appelbaum Named to AdMonsters Power List

Honor Highlights Sam Appelbaum’s Innovative, Client-Oriented Leadership YellowHammer Media Group recently announced that the company’s General Manager Sam Appelbaum has been named to the AdMonsters Power List. Appelbaum will be celebrated on stage with the other honorees on June 5th at the Metropolitan Pavilion in NYC during the Closing Panel and Power List Reception. AdMonsters describes the members of the Power List as, “Nominated by your peers and selected by AdMonsters, the Power List showcases innovative leaders,…

Mastering the Science of Creating Simple-Scalable-Effective Branded Content

In 2018, Branded Content Has Changed Its Course to Driving Home Better Bespoke Creatives. These Branded Content Garner a Genuine Response to the Content Marketing Campaigns, Demonstrating a Publisher's Ability to Distribute High-Quality Content to Premium Customers Branded Content is an effective medium to promote a product or a service effectively on a website and social media. With the perils of Fake News and malvertising pushing marketers and publishers towards negative branding, it's time to lay clear ground rules for…

Branded Content Powered by Playbuzz Performs in Top 10% of All Nielsen Global Digital Brand Effect Campaigns

The Latest Nielsen Study Asserts That the Platform Is “More Successful at Providing Increased Engagement, Shifting Brand Perceptions and Ultimately Driving Preference Than Other Global Digital Content" A study conducted by global information & measurement company, Nielsen, on behalf of Disney-backed storytelling platform, Playbuzz, showcases the power of interactive content and its positive impact on branded content campaigns compared to more traditional digital content. The results support previous studies which link…

Permira Funds to Acquire Cisco’s Service Provider Video Software Solutions Business

Permira to Create New Company Specifically Focused on Service Provider Video Operators and their Customers Permira, the global private equity firm, and Cisco, announced that a company backed by the Permira Funds has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cisco’s Service Provider Video Software Solutions (SPVSS) business. Following the close of the transaction, the Permira Funds will create a new, rebranded company focused on developing and delivering video solutions for the Pay-TV industry. The new company will…

TechBytes with Eric Berry, Co-founder and CEO, TripleLift

Eric Berry Co-founder and CEO, TripleLift Earlier this month, Google announced its header bidding exchange partners through Exchange Bidding. The partnership community includes TripleLift, a leader in Native and Programmatic advertising. To better understand how advertisers and publishers could benefit from Google Exchange Bidding to monetize their display ad inventory, we spoke to TripleLift's CEO, Eric Berry. Tell us about your role at TripleLift and the team/technology you handle. I am the CEO at TripleLift. The…