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How SSPs and Publishers Can Break the Walled Gardens

An enormous gap divides our industry. On one side are the likes of Google and Facebook, the so-called walled gardens. On the other side is everyone else. For publishers, Facebook Instant Articles is a poisoned chalice. It forces them to surrender their audience data and compete with Facebook for traffic. Meanwhile, Instant Articles lines the pockets of the social media giant and helps it develop even greater targeting abilities. The walled gardens derive their power from their goldmines of data. They use the data as they…

TechBytes with Steve Borthwick, CTO, Artesian

Steve Borthwick CTO, Artesian It may seem that marketing and sales technologies are converging to deliver measurable ROI to CMOs. The major element driving this convergence is the prolific rate of penetration of AI/ML platforms. With global companies competing in the AI race, we tried to assess how the European market for sales automation and intelligence technologies compares against the Americas? To unravel these insights, and much more on AI for sales, we spoke to Steve Borthwick, CTO, Artesian. Tell us about your…

The Quint India Selects Brightcove For Its Digital-First News Platform

India's Newest Publisher Adopts Video Strategy to Deliver High-Value Digital Journalism to 15 Million Visitors Brightcove, the leading provider of cloud services for video, recently announced that its video platform has been selected by The Quint, one of India's fastest growing news publishers, to manage and stream video content on its website, mobile apps and across social media channels. The Quint was founded in 2016 as a digital-first publisher catering to the millennial generation. During this time, The Quint has…

TechBytes with Mark Langsfeld, VP, Analytics Innovation, Anexinet

Mark Langsfeld VP, Analytics Innovation, Anexinet  Data and analytics teams can no longer survive in silos. They work in tandem to offer an accurate understanding of your marketing and sales campaign's performance. Accurate and relevant insights based on data analytics provide essential wisdom about where your business is heading. To better understand the greatest barriers for traditional marketers in adopting analytics insights platforms, we spoke to Anexinet's VP of Analytics Innovation, Mark Langsfeld. Tell us…

New CMC Study: Digital Behavior Is Powered by Culture Across Demographic Segments

The trade group, Culture Marketing Council (CMC): The Voice of Hispanic Marketing conducted a study which reveals groundbreaking results on digital behavior across demographic segments. The study said that culture is the driving force behind digital behavior in respect to how information is shared, what platforms are chosen, how demand is absorbed, percolation outside of in-culture spaces and across non-Hispanic African American, non-Hispanic White and Hispanic segments. Organic diversification and a sturdy presence in…

Oktopost Officially Named a Facebook Marketing Partner

Leading B2B Social Engagement Platform Oktopost Has Been Recognized by Facebook as an Official Badged Marketing Partner Oktopost, the only social engagement platform for B2B enterprises, recently announced its acceptance into the Facebook Marketing Partner Program. Designed to empower and connect between world-class marketing companies, the Facebook Marketing Partner program upholds that Oktopost has a proven track record of enabling B2B marketers to drive successful organic lead-generation efforts on Facebook while…

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…

How Can Companies Deliver Amazing Customer Experience: Four Big Ideas from Adobe Summit 2018

Big conferences are fascinating. Premier events such as Adobe Summit evolve over time, growing in size and morphing to respond to the needs of their attendees. The best shows bring together both thought leaders and practitioners -- connecting gurus who analyze trends to forecast what’s ahead with those who make stuff happen with the existing tools and tactics. I’ve watched Adobe Summit advance over the past ten years and this year’s conference was no exception. Over 13,000 digital marketers, advertisers, analysts, and…

Amobee Launches Sales Accelerator Solution, Powered by Oracle Data Cloud

Amobee's Sales Accelerator Solution, Powered by Oracle Data Cloud, Would Help CPG Marketers Measure Offline Sales Impact of Campaigns in Progress Amobee, a leading global digital marketing technology company serving brands and agencies, announced its revolutionary Sales Accelerator solution, powered by Oracle Data Cloud. The data connector enables consumer packaged goods (CPG) clients—including early adopter Del Monte Foods, Inc.—to connect digital ad impressions to offline purchase data while a campaign is still running,…

Kartra Offers an Artificial Intelligence-driven Sales and Marketing Platform for $1 Trial

The All-In-One Sales and Marketing Platform Connects Everything a Small Business Needs Propelled by the need for an affordable All-In-One Sales and Marketing Platform Kartra celebrates the launch of the world's first software to feature artificial intelligence for small business with a limited time $1Trial offer. This one-of-a-kind software levels the playing field for SMB's to utilize the same powerful marketing techniques used by some of the largest companies in the world. Users create pre-built, drag and drop…

Lucidity Debuts Marketing Analytics Protocol On The Ethereum Blockchain

Ethereum Blockchain Delivers Supply Chain Transparency & Resolves Data Discrepancies Lucidity, the digital advertising blockchain protocol to deliver transparency and trust, announced the public launch of its marketing analytics protocol on the Ethereum blockchain. The company, which has been quietly building its solution since its founding in 2017, is focused on tackling the digital advertising industry’s data discrepancy problems through a decentralized system that verifies a single, auditable set of data analytics…

Building Emotional Content using AI and NLP: The Power of The Qordoba Strings Intelligence Platform

The Qordoba Strings Intelligence Platform Is the First Content Management Platform to Use AI to Integrate Emotion Measurement Qordoba, the only platform enabling product and development teams to manage the words in their applications, announced a revolutionary patent registration for measurement of emotional tone in product and marketing content. For content marketing teams, Qordoba scores product content for style, brand, emotion, vocabulary, and grammar, empowering them to improve their product content. Read More: …

New IAB Report Reveals Data Sources that Inspire Creativity and Reduce Digital Ad-Spend

Lack of Data-Led Creativity the Leading Cause of Wasted Digital Ad-Spend, Says New IAB Report IAB Report demonstrates how brands can harness data to influence the creative communications process The key is to foster a data-driven philosophy across teams In their recent report, The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Singapore’s Measurement, Standards & Data Committee, has revealed that poor data application in the creative process is leading to a significant wastage in digital ad spend. The whitepaper…

Marketing United TechBytes with Colby Cavanaugh, SVP Marketing, Emma

Colby Cavanaugh SVP Marketing, Emma Today, Marketing United by Emma will unfurl the irresistible power of storytelling and the changing dynamic of marketing technologies in 2018. As event partners, we decided to dive deep into Emma's vision at Marketing United 2018, and how it could help MarTech companies and customers build a strong product roadmap based on AI, data, and analytics and spoke to Colby Cavanaugh, SVP Marketing at Emma. “Tell Your Story” at Emma and the team/technology you handle? I’m the SVP of…

Spectrio Equips QSRs With Top Marketing Technology To Drive Sales

Spectrio Provides One-Stop-Shop Solution to Improve Customer Satisfaction Spectrio, one of the leading end-to-end technology-enabled audio and video marketing company, has innovated top-tier marketing services aimed to increase customer satisfaction and drive sales in QSRs and restaurant concepts across the nation. Adding technology marketing tools such as Digital Signage, Overhead Radio, On Hold Music and Messaging, and Wifi Marketing is essential upgrades and improvements that QSRs must embrace to meet customer…

How Integrating Artificial Intelligence in B2B Marketing Can Scale Your Business

Every year, new advancements in the technology space have assisted businesses by creating new opportunities for customer outreach. One of greatest technologies of our time is Artificial Intelligence (AI) which has been creating quite the buzz in the B2B arena. Even though marketers have tested the waters when it comes to machine learning algorithms, there is still major ground to be covered when it comes to predictive analytics, personalization, statistical analysis as well as lead generation. Given its potential, Artificial…

Fireside Chat with Anuj Kucheria

Anuj Kucheria talks about his journey in setting up CrossInstall. Know Me... As Chief Revenue Officer at CrossInstall, I lead our business teams, which include three lines of business -- the DSP Performance Business, Brand Sales, and Creative Partnerships -- and ensure they are operating efficiently.With CrossInstall’s massive expansion in the last two years, it is critical we execute a thorough and diverse revenue generation strategy. I’ve worked in the mobile advertising space for over nine years and was able…

Interview with Tasso Argyros, CEO, ActionIQ

"Proper predictive modeling requires a solid data foundation, which most marketers lack, and constant customization by data scientists, which marketers cannot afford." Tell us about your role at ActionIQ and how you got here. What galvanized you to start a CDP? Before ActionIQ, I  founded Aster Data, a pioneer in big data that was acquired by database leader Teradata for $325M. In addition to founding Aster Data, I’ve worked with some of the top global firms across several industries to put customer data in the hands…

What We Learned from Our I-COM Blockchain Review

Blockchain is perhaps the era’s favorite new invention. This simple, programmatic solution creates trust among anonymous market players. This new technology is also positioned to clearly have a huge impact on marketplaces across industries everywhere. Yet beyond understanding the technology, many marketers are confused as to the potential scope and application of blockchain technologies to advertising ecosystem. This past year, the I-COM Data Science subcommittee convened a global team of blockchain experts to speak about…

How Handwritten Notes Can Boost the Effectiveness of Omnichannel Marketing Campaigns

Consumers today are being inundated with multichannel marketing schemes from all sides. And with the rise of digital marketing, they are being drowned with more noise than ever. As a result, once efficient marketing channels are becoming less effective, forcing marketers to get more creative in their approach to reach consumers. Luckily, companies don’t need to reinvent the wheel to do so. Rather, they can easily leverage older, analog marketing strategies, such as handwritten notes, to integrate with their existing…