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Gen Z: The Rise of 1.8 Billion New Influencers is Shifting the Mobility Landscape

Frost & Sullivan's Intelligent Mobility Summit Highlights How Gen Z Attitudes Are Pushing Mobility from Brand-Centric, Single Ownership Paradigms to Integrated, Multi-Modal Usage Generation Z's distinct attitudes and preferences – as both consumers and future vehicle owners or users – are set to dramatically transform the mobility sector. For instance, preference among the post-millennial age group for access to, rather than ownership of, assets is compelling automotive manufacturers to reassess long-established…

Americans Believe Tech Makes Their Lives Better But Society Worse, New Vrge Study Finds

60% Say AI & Automation Will Reduce Job Opportunities The vast majority of Americans believe that smartphones and internet technology have improved their lives, yet consumers are extremely concerned about tech's impact on society as a whole – especially in relation to data security, the growing gap between rich and poor, and job opportunities. Americans do not believe that policymakers are keeping up with the pace of technological change and, by wide majorities, believe that government should do more to regulate…

Personalizing Email Marketing Is The Key to Success In 2018

Why Email Marketing matters Email marketing is the act of sending emails to multiple recipients for commercial purposes. It is an integral component of a B2B marketer’s agenda for leveraging sales and attracting consumer engagement. Email marketing is the most cost-effective marketing tool. It is convenient to manage and establishes direct contact with customers. According to the Direct Marketing Association, email marketing on an average sees a 4300 percent ROI for businesses in the US. The advantages of emails in…

Magnetic Launches AI-Powered Audience Segmentation Platform

Artificial Intelligence company, Magnetic, announced the launch of Magnetic Live Audiences, the first AI-optimized audience segmentation product. With Magnetic Live Audiences, media buyers are now able to tap into the power of AI in an entirely new way, without having to switch buying platforms or change workflows. As advertisers and agencies continue to grow investment in automated buying, the need for timely and accurate audience targeting has never been more paramount. Consumer behavior is becoming increasingly…

Ansira Acquires SaaS-based Platform Brand Protection Agency (BPA)

BPA is Based in Dallas, TX, and Will Integrate Fully with the Ansira Dallas Office Ansira Partners Inc., a leading data-driven, technology-enabled marketing solutions provider, announced its acquisition of Brand Protection Agency (BPA), a SaaS-based platform that provides manufacturers and brands with the ability to monitor, manage and communicate with their online reseller channels. BPA is based in Dallas, TX, and will integrate fully with the Ansira Dallas office under Adam Vandermyde, Executive Vice President of…

Fireside Chat with Kate O’Loughlin

Kate O'Loughlin talks about her journey at SuperAwesome and sets up an ideal definition for ‘Customer Experience’ for kids. Kids’ Digital Advertising Ecosystem How big is your team and what drives them to succeed in meeting small-term and long-term business goals at SuperAwesome? We have about 120 people at SuperAwesome, with around twenty percent of the team in North America. We’re driven by creating and driving a whole new industry called kid-tech. It’s hard work now because we’re both defining and executing…

Interview with Will Wiegler, CMO, SpringCM

"AI should not be applied to a process until the risks and errors are fully understood."Tell us about your role at SpringCM and how you got here. What galvanized you to join the company? As Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, my focus is growing awareness and market share for SpringCM, and helping to build a brand with which customers want to do business. At SpringCM, we help workflow for businesses and organizations worldwide through adoption of a cloud-based document management and automation platform. I…

AdColony Joins Coalition for Better Ads

Mobile Partners to Provide Data-Based Best Practices for In-App Ad Experiences AdColony, the leading ad quality video marketplace, has joined the Coalition for Better Ads (CBA) as an Associate Member. As a partner, the company will contribute to the development and implementation of new Coalition standards that enhance the consumer experience, including any future standards for mobile in-app advertising. Since its inception in 2016, the CBA has successfully identified the four types of desktop web ads and eight types…

Veteran Software Executive Bill Demas Joins Conviva as CEO

Co-Founder Hui Zhang Takes on Chief Scientist and Chairman of the Board Roles, Will Work Closely with Bill Demas; Former Nielsen Executive John Zelenka Joins as SVP of Global Sales Conviva, the measurement standard for all-screen streaming TV, announced a major expansion of its executive team in response to accelerating growth in its global business. Veteran software executive Bill Demas has been appointed CEO, and sales and business development specialist John Zelenka has joined the team as SVP of Global Sales. Conviva's…

The Rise of Search, Mobile, and Dynamic Ads: Where the Money Flows in Digital Advertising

Marin Reveals the Secret to Better Understanding of Global Customers, and the Ways in Which the Digital Advertising Landscape Is Evolving In a recent report, Marin Software revealed that search spend increased by 11% globally, with Eurozone growth outstripping more mature markets like the UK and the US. The report clearly outlines the surge of mobile advertising as we see its inevitable increase in percentage for spend and clicks. However, CPCs are still lower on mobile than desktop, with the discount averaging 33%…

conDati Marketing Analytics Unveiled to Transform Digital Campaigns

Cloud-based Platform Combines Data Science and Machine Learning to Provide Predictive Analytics and Insights to Marketers and Improve Campaign Performance conDati has announced the first commercial release of conDati Marketing Analytics, a cloud-based platform that applies data science and machine learning to help marketers understand and improve the performance of digital campaigns. conDati Marketing Analytics integrates previously siloed data from multiple martech systems to deliver a single, unified data asset that…

Interview with Andy Coghlan, Head of MarTech, Wipro Digital

"Customer behavior is constantly changing and leveraging new technologies and insights is the only way to keep up."Tell us about your role at Wipro and how you got here. How do you stay on top of your Martech game? I lead MarTech and eCommerce at Wipro Digital, where we strive to create experience-led, high-velocity business and marketing transformation. I believe in digital not as a standalone service or offering but as a connector, enabler, and a problem solver. This belief has helped me to be a part of the MarTech…

TechBytes with Tim Harris, Chief Technology Officer, Mirriad

Tim Harris Chief Technology Officer, Mirriad Recently, Mirriad launched a ten-second in-video ad unit supported by their Visual Impact Score (VIS) to ensure advertisers can count on quality brand exposure within mainstream popular video content. To better understand the core tenets of their video advertising technology and how their latest launch enables customers to reach viewers at a more relevant scale, we spoke to Mirriad's Chief Technology Officer, Tim Harris.What are the core tenets of your In-Video advertising…

Outsell and DSplus’s Toyota CH-R Launch Campaign Honored With Coveted Industry Awards

Integrated Digital Marketing Campaign Created for Toyota Wins Gold Stevie in 2018 American Business Awards, Digiday Content Marketing Award and Communicator Award Outsell, which offers the only AI-driven marketing automation platform for the automotive industry, announced with agency partner DSplus, that it was named the winner of a Gold Stevie Award in the 16th Annual American Business Awards, received a Digiday Content Marketing Award and a 2018 Communicator Award. Award Highlights for the 2018 Toyota CH-R Launch…

mesmr.tv – A Revolutionary Decentralized Media Platform Announced by mesmr

mesmr.tv - Powering a New, Secure Media Ecosystem Through the Blockchain mesmr, the blockchain-based new media ecosystem, announced the creation of mesmr.tv, a media platform designed for content creators and their audiences. "mesmr was formed due to a lack of trust in today's new media platforms. Our goal is to give everyone the power to unleash their creativity, own the rights to their personal data and to leverage the transparency of blockchain, giving brands a visible ROI on their marketing spend. We're building a…

Rakuten Marketing Announces Participation at the 2018 IRCE

Executives From Rakuten Marketing Will be Advancing Digital Marketing & Advertising Industry, Meeting with Leading Global Brands at 2018 IRCE Rakuten Marketing, a leading technology company that enables brands to increase sales through data-driven marketing, announced participation in this year's 14th annual Internet Retailer Conference & Exposition (IRCE), the flagship and largest event of the eCommerce industry. Taking place June 5-8, 2018 at McCormick Place West in downtown Chicago, this year's conference will…

Verve Acquires Leading In-App Mobile Video Platform Receptiv

Verve Will Also Add Receptiv's High-Performing Video Ad Formats to the Verve Foundry Creative Studio Portfolio Verve, the leader in location-powered mobile marketing, announced the acquisition of Receptiv, the leading in-app mobile video advertising platform. The acquisition enriches Verve's robust publisher ecosystem with additional premium partnerships spanning lifestyle, fitness, entertainment, photo, messaging, gaming, and utility apps, all of which consumers use with high daily frequency. Also Read: Verve Expands…

Amazon Owns 80% Market Share Across Ecommerce Product Categories

Latest Jumpshot Report States that Amazon owns 61% of Private Label Conversions in Ecommerce  Jumpshot, a digital intelligence company, today released the State of the Amazon Era Data Report for Q1 2018. The report explores whether Amazon is a friend or a foe for brand marketers. The answer is not so clear as Amazon continues to eat market share, claiming more than 80 percent of conversions against other ecommerce sites across diverse product categories.  Jumpshot studied anonymous consumer actions within 500 online…

Clinch Partners with Tapad to Enable Video Personalization at Scale

Partnership Makes Cross-Device Video Personalization Available to Marketers to Improve Engagement, Increase Sales and Enhance the Customer Journey Clinch, a creative technology company that powers dynamic, personalized video, display, and social advertising, announced a partnership with Tapad, the company reinventing personalization for the modern marketer, to enable brands and marketers to personalize digital video campaigns across devices to create stronger consumer connections, increase engagement and return on ad…

PubMatic, Publicis Media Kick-Off Targeted Private Marketplace for The World Cup

Pubmatic’s Targeted Private Marketplace Solution Offers Heavily Curated, Premium Site Lists Based on Marketers’ Needs PubMatic, the publisher-focused sell-side platform (SSP) for an open digital media future, announced the launch of an exclusive Targeted Private Marketplace (PMP) with Publicis Media. The self-service tool will create high-quality PMP deals at scale for marketers, based on unique sports audience segments across PubMatic’s premium Asia and global publishers. The exclusivity of this partnership will…