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Thunder Receives Highest Score in Current Offering Category in Independent Creative Advertising Technologies Report

Thunder Experience Cloud, the leader in people-based ad serving, was among the select companies that Forrester invited to participate in The Forrester Wave: Creative Advertising Technologies, Q4 2018. In this evaluation, Thunder was cited as a Leader in Creative Advertising Technologies, Q4 2018, receiving the highest score in the current offering category. According to the report, “marketers looking for a solution that has put its eggs into the people-based approach to ad creative and ad serving should consider this…

How to Crush Your Holiday Marketing Goals: Top Digital Marketing Tips and Strategies

With the holiday season fast approaching, now is the time to begin planning for your year-end marketing campaigns.For marketers, this can be an exciting time of year. But it can also be stressful — so much to do, so many ideas to try, and not nearly enough time to get it all done. Together with Outbrain, the team at Promo has just released a free e-book, Marketing Master Guide for the Holiday Season, to help steer your holiday marketing in the right direction. Inside, you’ll find a whole range of marketing ideas,…

Engagement Labs’ Releases TotalSocial Version 3.2 Providing Powerful New Predictive Analytics for Brand Equity, Expands Social Media…

TotalSocial Now Includes First-of-Its-Kind Advanced Analytics for Predicting Brand Equity, Full Reddit Content for Brands and YouTube Video Shares, while Increasing Versatility of Diagnostic Analysis to Guide Better Marketing ROI for Brands Engagement Labs Inc. announced a major development in its TotalSocial platform with the release of Version 3.2 which enables marketers to predict movements in their brand equity metrics months in advance, taking advantage of the predictive power of consumer conversations on long term…

Comscore Introduces Its New Transformed Brand

The Advertising Ecosystem Is More Fragmented and Dynamic Since Comscore Was Founded Almost 20 Years Ago Comscore has evolved — pioneering new ways for their partners to use data to transform the way they grow their businesses. Today, they are excited to share the next phase in the evolution of their brand. How they got here First, they listened. In more than 100 conversations with their partners across the media and marketing ecosystem, they learned how they are perceived today, and what their partners aspire to…

Comscore Brings its Digital Audience Measurement to Include Snapchat Discover

The New Integration Will Grant Partners a Holistic Picture of Digital Audiences Across Owned-And-Operated and Distributed Channels Comscore, a trusted currency for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms, today announced a new partnership with Snap, Inc., to integrate Snapchat Discover traffic into Comscore’s digital audience measurement solutions. The inclusion of incremental Snapchat traffic represents another step forward in ensuring that Comscore provides the most comprehensive coverage of audience…

Report from Digital Technology Consortium Provides Window into Future Trends for Digital Marketing Budget, Staffing and Performance…

Unlike some of the other operational areas within pharmaceutical companies, the performance of digital marketing can be measured to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of each digital channel. According to a new study by research and consulting leader Best Practices, LLC, various reach and conversion metrics were frequently rated to be the most effective measures to assess digital performance. Pharmaceutical companies are increasingly using digital engagement channels to more effectively communicate with their…

RootsRated Media Rebrands to Matcha and Broadens Vision to Unleash the Power of Content for Small Businesses

Matcha Empowers Lean Marketing Teams with the First Comprehensive Content Marketing Solution Built for Direct-To-Consumer Brands RootsRated Media, the leading content marketing platform for lean marketing teams, unveiled its new brand identity today. Now known as Matcha, the company has rolled out an entirely new logo, color scheme and website. The new brand aligns with their vision to give lean marketing teams the power of data-driven content marketing, as well as their aim to kick off a broader conversation about what…

TechBytes with David Booth, Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer, Cardinal Path

David Booth Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer at Cardinal Path Cardinal Path is the largest Google Marketing Platform (Analytics 360) reseller in the world. We spoke to David Booth, Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer at Cardinal Path, to understand the core tenets of their technology integration for Google 360 and how it helps marketing teams to work with CRM.Tell us about your role at Cardinal Path and the team/technology you handle. I’m the co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer at Cardinal Path.…

Final Entry Deadline for 13th Annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service

Top Sales Awards and Customer Service Awards Final Deadline November 14 The Stevie Awards, organizer of the world’s premier business awards programs, is accepting entries for the 2019 (13th annual) Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. All customer service, contact center, business development and sales departments, teams and professionals worldwide are eligible to be nominated, in addition to new products and services and solution providers used by those professionals. The 2019 awards will recognize…

How to Establish Strong Partnerships with FinServ Companies

Financial institutions are facing more competition than ever before, especially in the online space. Given this, many finance brands are looking to affiliate marketing and partnerships to increase both awareness and customer acquisition. Yet financial services affiliate and partner programs come with unique challenges. There are added layers of complexity that require partners to be savvy to compliance and regulation requirements. To bring insight into this complexity, I asked our internal finance-focused performance…

Chatmeter Launches Workflow to Simplify User Review Management

New AI Technology Streamlines Process to Help National Brands and Businesses Protect Their Brand, Manage Sensitive or Inaccurate Posts Faster, Improve the Customer Experience, and Drive Greater Revenue Chatmeter, the leader in local search marketing and reputation management, launches Chatmeter’s Workflow, an all-in-one technology platform that simplifies the process of coordinating, escalating and responding to user reviews, local listing data errors and social media commentary. This all-inclusive platform was designed…

Interview with Bhaskar Roy, Head of Growth, Workato

"I find it useful to always ask: What are the key things that we need as a team to do our jobs 2x better and faster? Then we can identify the tech that could help us achieve that."Tell us about your role at Workato and the team you handle? I’m the VP of Growth at Workato. The team I oversee is mostly marketing — from product to content — but it also includes our sales development team. What was the biggest attraction for you at Dreamforce 2018? Personally, I’m a big fan of the expo floor. I loved walking around and…

US Marketers: Influencer and Content Marketing Messages Demonstrate Strongest Year-to-Year Effectiveness Gains

2018 “State of the Creator Economy” Study Provides Deep Examination of Creators, Marketers, and Consumers As social media has moved from a “shiny new thing” to an integral element of everyday life, influencer marketing has maintained its chart-topping strength as an effective form of marketing messaging in the minds of marketers and consumers alike. These and other industry-relevant findings have been revealed in IZEA’s 2018 “State of the Creator Economy” report, commissioned by IZEA Worldwide, Inc., operator of IZEAx,…

PullString Advances Conversational Artificial Intelligence With Release of Converse 2.0

Platform Enables Brands to Create Immersive and Expressive Voice Experiences That Drive Increased Customer Engagement and Opportunities for Monetization PullString, a leading provider of voice technology solutions, unveiled enhancements to its flagship PullString Converse software. Converse 2.0 streamlines the voice application creation process and results in a more immersive and authentic sound experience for the end user. The upgraded software allows companies to create the highest-fidelity conversational experiences…

Limetree Announces Strategic Parnership With Triggerpoint, Revolutionazing the Intersection of Behaviorial Science and Marketing

Today’s consumer makes over 35,000 decisions a day. Social media and endless streams of content are causing information overload, making it harder for marketers to break through, until now. Limetree, an agency that combines market-leading behavioral data, science, design, and technology to make a customer’s behaviors actionable, has announced a strategic partnership with TriggerPoint, behavioral research and design consultancy specializing in identifying & influencing the neurological and psychological factors driving…

Customer Expectations Are at an All-Time High — How Marketers Can Rise to the Occasion

When it comes to creating the best, most seamless customer experiences, a brand can only be as good as its understanding of its customers. According to a recent consumer marketing survey by Selligent Marketing Cloud, it’s clear people expect more personalized engagement from brands but are hesitant to allow them access to their individual data, making it extremely challenging for brand marketers to succeed. Of the 7,000 consumers surveyed across the US and Europe, 33 percent expect brands to anticipate needs before they…

MediaMath Announces Guaranteed Viewable Market

100 Percent Viewable, Fraud-Free Marketing Environment Is First Step Toward Blockchain-Based Architecture MediaMath announced the release of the Guaranteed Viewable Market, which offers impression-level verification powered by MediaMath’s enterprise identity solution, delivering exclusive access to 100% viewable, 100% fraud free media. In its beta release, the market offers omnichannel media execution across mobile, desktop and DOOH channels. The Guaranteed Viewable Market brings the promises of blockchain – transparency,…

Softbank-Funded Cinarra Launches Vitalsight Attribution Platform Providing Advertisers with Real-Time Analytics Measuring Correlation…

Introducing forward-looking mobile advertising technology to the US marketplace that’s already benefited advertisers, carriers and consumers in Japan, SoftBank Corp.-funded innovator Cinarra Systems unveils VitalSight, the first known platform to use mobile carrier data for analyzing the link between mobile website views and real-world venue visits. As a result of VitalSight’s highly-sophisticated analytics technology, advertisers can fine-tune their online messaging to better reflect consumer needs, interests and…

Criteo Acquires Manage, Strengthening Its Mobile Marketing Solutions

Criteo S.A., the advertising platform for the open Internet, announced it has acquired Manage. Criteo is adding Manage and its mobile app install solution to complement its existing app business and further strengthen its end-to-end advertising solution, addressing the entire consumer journey from awareness and consideration to conversion. Manage is a Silicon Valley company with an attractive app install advertising solution. This acquisition expands Criteo’s client base as Manage serves advertisers not only in Criteo’s…

Zappi and Survata Launch Real-Time Brand-Impact Measurement Application

Ad Pulse Allows Brands to Measure and Test Brand Lift During Ad Campaigns Zappi, a leading consumer-insights automation platform, and top market and advertising research and measurement company Survata, announced Ad Pulse, an always-on attitudinal advertising metric that gives brands consistent brand-impact measurement for all of their advertising campaigns. Built on Zappi's insights platform and directly powered by Survata, the world's most advanced Ad Measurement platform with the industry's largest consumer reach, Ad…