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Accenture Interactive Expands Digital Marketing Services in the Netherlands by Acquiring Storm Digital

The Acquisition Is the Latest Step in Growing the Experience Agency’s Programmatic Advertising Capabilities in Europe Accenture has acquired Storm Digital, a full service digital marketing agency specializing in search, social and programmatic advertising services that transforms customer experiences through strategic, technological, analytical and creative solutions. The acquisition expands the presence of Accenture Interactive in the Dutch market and supports the Experience Agency’s ability to create enhanced…

MarTech Interview with Aaron Brooks, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Vamp

"The best way to optimize influencer content is amplifying it through channels such as Facebook, Google and even OOH." Tell us about your role and journey into Marketing Technology. What inspired you to co-start Vamp? It started quite simply by looking at influencers’ feeds and seeing aspirational content that wasn’t just high-quality and beautiful, but also much more engaging than anything brands or traditional publications were producing. I saw a lot of unleashed potential in the quality of this content and, although…

New Report Reveals Decline of TV is Leading to Reduced Consumer Engagement with Brands

Cord Cutting by Younger Consumers Making It Harder for Advertisers to Drive Conversation and Engagement with Their Brands, Especially in Tech, Telecom, Automotive Advertisers have a problem, and it's worse than they thought. The decline of ad-supported television is driving down audience engagement with brands. A new analysis of consumer conversation patterns by Engagement Labs reveals conversation frequency among the most prolific consumer conversationalists—young people—has plummeted. As cord-cutting and advertising…

PebblePost Doubles Down on Programmatic Direct Mail Growth with New Executive Appointments

PebblePost, the leading digital-to-direct mail marketing platform, announced the appointments of two new executives: Cathy Mulrow-Peattie as lead General Counsel, Privacy Officer and Secretary, and Bridget Gola as Senior Vice President of Performance Measurement and Analytics. Mulrow-Peattie and Gola join the leadership team during a period of growth and expansion for PebblePost, following the recent close of the company’s Series C financing, to expand the company’s capabilities and accelerate the adoption of Programmatic…

AI Powered TONIK+ Launches On Both Coasts, Names Jamie Elden As President

TONIK+ Rolls out First of Its Kind AI Technology to Fortune 100 Entertainment Companies and Global Consumer Brands Jamie Elden has been named President of TONIK+, the AI-driven creative platform that connects brands with consumers through powerful storytelling and optimizes performance in real time. "TONIK+ video intelligence and remixing ability is the most comprehensive solution I've seen yet," says Ben Royce, Head of Performance Data Science, Global Agency at Google. Wavemaker Partners led by Founder & Managing…

Yieldmo Welcomes Sergei Izrailev and David Moore to Power New Active Engagement Audience and Analytics Capabilities

Yieldmo, the leader in engagement-powered mobile advertising, is proud and excited to welcome two new members to the team. Sergei Izrailev joins Yieldmo as Head of Analytics and Data Science, where he will lead development of the company’s audience and analytics products. Izrailev most recently led data science teams at Beeswax, Integral Ad Science and Collective, where he focused on architecture, development, and scaling of data science-based advertising technology products. Prior to advertising, Sergei was a…

Yext Collaborates with Adobe to Drive Website Discovery

Customers Can Now Leverage Yext to Increase Discoverability of the Facts About Them in Their Adobe-Powered Properties Yext, Inc., the leader in Digital Knowledge Management (DKM), announced a new collaboration with Adobe. Yext has launched four integrations with the Adobe Experience Cloud to easily connect Yext knowledge to properties and assets created and managed with Adobe. These integrations will enable businesses to use their brand data stored in Yext across websites, mobile apps, email systems, and the Internet of…

End-To-End Visibility into Lead Generation Campaigns Drives 2-3 Times Greater Success in Hitting ROI for Marketers

PX-LeadsCon State of the Industry Survey Finds 82% of Lead Generation Buyers Are Not Hitting ROI Goals, but Adoption of Technology Can Drive Enhanced Performance  PX, the leading marketing technology platform to automate and manage customer acquisition, announced findings from its State of the Industry Survey conducted in conjunction with LeadsCon. This comprehensive report of buyers, sellers and technology providers shows that while the industry has improved somewhat over the past two years, there is still a long way to…

AWeber Adds CJ Affiliate Network to Its Affiliate Program

Offers More Payment Options, Convenience, Flexibility to Affiliate Market AWeber, one of the world’s leading email marketing and automation providers, announced the expansion of its in-house affiliate program to include CJ Affiliate (formerly Commission Junction), the world’s largest online affiliate network. With the addition of CJ Affiliate to its existing in-house affiliate program, AWeber now offers affiliates the convenience and flexibility of managing all of their affiliate programs in one place, as well as…

Pub Ocean Launches Revenue Operations Consultancy Services for Publishers

Media Industry Veterans Justin Festa and Manny Balbin to Spearhead the New Offering Pub Ocean, a technology company providing revenue-driven solutions for digital publishers, announced the launch of its Revenue Operations Consultancy as an additional service for publishers. The consultancy will be spearheaded by powerhouse, media industry veterans, Justin Festa and Manny Balbin as Principal Consultants. Festa and Balbin will be based in the company’s New York City headquarters and will report to Pub Ocean’s General…

Lucky Brand Selects Amperity to Fuel Customer Data Strategy

Amperity Delivered Unified Profiles Across All of Lucky's Disparate Systems, and Identified 1.5 Million Previously Anonymous Customers, Resulting in the Attribution of an Additional $192m in Customer Lifetime Value (CLV) Amperity announced Lucky Brand is deploying its leading Customer Data and Identity Platform to help manage and unify the brand's first-party customer data. Lucky Brand will leverage Amperity's best-in-class data management and identity resolution capabilities to build a better customer data foundation,…

Scandit Awarded by Frost & Sullivan for Innovation in Retail Technology with Mobile Computer Vision

Frost & Sullivan’s Report Shows How Scandit Brings the Online Shopping Experience to Brick-And-Mortar Retail Scandit, the leading enterprise technology platform for mobile computer vision, barcode scanning, and augmented reality, announced that it is the recipient of Frost & Sullivan’s 2018 European Technology Innovation Award for bridging the gap between online and offline retail. Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to an innovative company that has developed a product that is gaining rapid…

Pipeliner Announces The Better CRM

Pipeliner announced that with its latest CRM release plus the innovations around Mobile and integration, the company has delivered on its promise of building The Better CRM. With a focus on Exceptional Engagement, Pipeliner provides customers with a superior experience whether using, administering or integrating the product or indeed working directly with the Pipeliner team itself. The Better CRM is based on five key areas of exceptional value: Sales-friendly Interface which delivers user adoption rates never…

Zixi Welcomes John Bishop to Board of Directors

Industry Veteran Brings over 20 Years of Market Experience and Technical Expertise Zixi, the industry leader for enabling dependable, live broadcast-quality video over unmanaged and managed IP, announced the addition of market expert John Bishop to the Board of Directors. With over 20 years of experience, Bishop is one of the early pioneers of video streaming, as well as a recognized web streaming and IP network distribution technologist. Bishop currently serves as the President of Librestream where he leads the…

Parks Associates: 52% of Broadband Households Report Watching Internet Video on a Connected TV

Consumer Study Addresses Content Consumption Among Today's Connected Consumers Parks Associates research finds OTT video services have transitioned back into the home's living room, with a majority (52%) of US broadband households now watching online video on a TV that is connected to the internet. 360 View: Digital Media and Connected Consumers also finds that watching TV or movies at home is the most popular leisure activity among US broadband households, with 55% selecting this among their top two favorite leisure…

V12 Launches End-to-End Dealer Conquest Solution Powered by Leading Purchase Intent Data, V12 Signals

V12, a leading provider of customer acquisition solutions, announced the launch of Dealer Conquest, pre-packaged dealership acquisition packages to identify and market to people who are in market and intending to buy a vehicle. The solution is powered by V12's leading purchase intent data, V12 Signals. "One of the biggest challenges for automotive dealerships today is identifying shoppers who are expressing active intent to purchase and converting them into customers," said Andy Frawley, CEO of V12. "Powered by V12…

S4M Launches New Ad Format to Bring Proximity-Based Push Notifications to Retail

S4M Releases the Pass-To-Store Format Offering a New Level of Assistance to Drive Foot Traffic to Stores S4M, a leading drive-to-store platform, announces the release of a brand-new ad format, the Pass-to-Store. The creative new ad format provides advertisers with a method to drive incremental in-store visits with smart proximity-based push notification retargeting. With this new ad experience, shoppers download a card with a promotion or invitation offered by an advertiser, which is then saved directly into their…

zvelo Partners with YouAppi To Prevent Fraudulent Bot Traffic

YouAppi's Commitment to Quality and Fraud Prevention Ensures Marketers Only Pay for High-Quality, Human Engagement YouAppi, a leading growth marketing platform for premium mobile brands, announced a partnership with zvelo to drive maximum ROI for marketers while ensuring they only pay for high-quality, real users. zvelo provides a suite of ad fraud offerings that allows advertisers, publishers and platforms to reduce fraudulent spending on bot traffic and prevent ad fraud. YouAppi will leverage zvelo's solution to ensure…

PowerPost Unveils New Playbook For Creating ‘Intelligent Content’

"The Intelligent Content Playbook" Showcases the Best Content Optimization Strategies from Leading Marketing Experts PowerPost, a leading content publishing platform for brand marketers, announces its release of The Intelligent Content Playbook, a new eBook distilling the best content creation strategies and optimization techniques from the industry's top marketers. The Playbook gives immediate, actionable guidance on creating branded content that cuts through digital noise using today's most advanced technology, trends…

Enterprise Marketers Can Now Access Experian’s Audience Segments Through Liveramp’s IdentityLink Data Store

Experian’s Consumerview Data Empowers Chief Marketing Officers to Have More Relevant Interactions Across Channels With numerous competing marketing messages reaching consumers, relevancy is a core element to marketing success — and it starts with understanding a brand’s customers. To help address this need, Experian announced that its ConsumerView data is now available through LiveRamp’s IdentityLink Data Store. This collaborative effort creates another pathway for brand marketers to access powerful insights into their…