3 App Marketing Trends That Will Shape 2018

If anything, 2017’s theme for app marketers changed significantly. The machine learning takeover began, practically anything and everything became trackable, and on-demand turned into the new norm. It’s crucial for advertisers that want to nail their 2018 marketing plan to reflect on the implications of this whole new world. Increased tools and capabilities mean advertisers can achieve more return on investment with less manual work. What every advertiser wants to know is -- how? Advertisers who can answer the…

Convertize Unveils Autopilot Mode to Boost Website Traffic

Convertize Autopilot Mode Automatically Allocates Traffic to the Better-Performing Variant in an A/B Test Convertize, a recognized digital consulting agency that specializes in Conversion Rate Optimisation, has announced its latest feature - Autopilot Mode. Based on a new algorithm devised for their A/B Testing and Notifications platform, Autopilot Mode automatically allocates traffic to the better-performing variant in an A/B test. Read Also: Interview with Pieterjan Bouten, Co-Founder & CEO, Showpad A/B…

Brandlive Releases 2018 Live Video Streaming Benchmark Report

New Research from Brandlive Reveals That 94.8% of the Executives Surveyed Said Live Video Will Be an Important Part of Their 2018 Marketing Mix Leading omnichannel live video platform, Brandlive has released the results of its live video survey in partnership with IBM Cloud Video on the state of live video streaming in the present marketplace and what 2018 will look like. Alden Fertig, the Senior Offering Manager at IBM Cloud Video, said, "As part of our continuing partnership with Brandlive, we’re seeing first-hand…

Urban Airship AI Marketing Orchestration Unveiled for Optimized Customer Engagement

Urban Airship's New Predictive Machine Learning and Intelligent Orchestration Allows Marketers to Effortlessly Coordinate Communications Across All Digital Channels and Reduce Costs Leading digital growth company for brands, Urban Airship has announced the extension of its open data and channels to support existing MarTech solutions, while adding new native support for triggered email and SMS notifications. Urban Airship AI Marketing Orchestration Allows Brands to Grow Beyond Contemporary Personalization Standards in an…

InMobi Expands IAS Integration to Provide Enhanced Viewability Reporting for Mobile In-App VAST Video Advertising

Advertisers Can Now Leverage IAS Firewall Tags to Run In-App Vast Video Supply on InMobi Exchange InMobi, an independent mobile in-app advertising platform, has announced an expanded integration of Integral Ad Science (IAS) verification solution to include IAS Firewall tags that now provides advertisers with enhanced viewability reporting for their mobile in-app VAST (Video Ad Serving Template) video campaigns. Recently, InMobi announced that it has acquired AerServ for $90 million. Recommended Read: InMobi Acquires…

28 Ways Artificial Intelligence Will Affect Your Business and Life in 2018

Like it or not, the machines are claiming new territory. And by “machines” I mean artificial intelligence (AI). Our business and personal lives are touched by AI every day. That friendly lady who took your information and looked up your account when you called your insurance company? A robot. That helpful service on Netflix that recommends new shows to watch? An AI algorithm. That stilted voice that gives you directions when you’re lost in a new city? AI. Amazon’s helpful home assistant, Alexa and…

Digimind Social Intelligence Solution Unveiled with Advanced Listening and Analytical Capabilities

Digimind Social Now Seamlessly Integrates Thousands of Global TV and Radio Sources with over 850 Million Online Data Sources, Providing Brands with a 360-Degree View of Brand Reputation, Consumer Insights, and Market Trends Leading social listening and intelligence software provider, Digimind, has announced the monitoring of more than 2,000 international TV and radio sources within its platform. Expanding its enhanced listening and analytics capabilities to international offline sources, Digimind Social enables brands to…

Refer.com Acquires Referral Key

The Move Unites The World's Largest Online Referral Network with The World's Leading Referral SaaS Solution Recently Refer.com, Inc. shook-up both the SaaS and small business world by announcing its acquisition of Referral Key, Inc. – the world's largest online referral network. Boston based Referral Key is home to nearly 5 million professionals and businesses who come together to connect and help grow each other's businesses by referring prospective clients to one another. Refer.com CEO, Tom Gay, described the…

TechBytes with Jeremy Pinkham, CTO, Lotame

Jeremy Pinkham CTO, Lotame Lotame recently announced their partnership with a leading Automated Content Recognition (ACR) data company, Inscape. The objective of this partnership is to deliver advanced television planning, targeting and measurement through Lotame's aiTV: Platform. To understand the core tenets of Lotame's DMP, Audience Optimizer, and the concept of 'pre-enriched data', we spoke to Lotame's Chief Technology Officer, Jeremy Pinkham.Tell us about your role at Lotame and the team you handle. At Lotame,…

Clinch For Facebook Enables Marketers to Personalize Videos to Generate More ROI

Company Completes Facebook Marketing API Accelerator Personalization has been the biggest marketing breakthrough in 2017, however, personalizing digital video has remained elusive to advertisers, particularly on one of the largest digital advertising platforms, Facebook. To address this need, Clinch, a creative technology company that powers dynamic, personalized video advertising, announced the launch of "Clinch for Facebook", a video personalization engine built specifically for the social network, as well as…

Lotame & Inscape Join Forces to Elevate Ad-Buying, Targeting & Measurement

Powered by Inscape’s Viewing Intelligence from Millions of Smart TVs, Lotame’s aiTV Product Suite Brings Advanced Audience Targeting and More to Advertisers and Networks Lotame, the leading independent data management platform (DMP), as well as the most trusted and comprehensive data exchange, has announced it has extended its strategic partnership with Inscape, the Automated Content Recognition (ACR) data company that delivers highly accurate, up-to-date viewing data from millions of smart TVs, through 2021.…

Leader Grupo Martí Deploys Suite of Oracle Retail Technology, Improving Customer Experience

A Leading Provider of Sporting Goods in Mexico Gains Single View of Inventory and Operations Oracle announced that a leading provider of sporting goods in Mexico, Grupo Martí has deployed Oracle Retail technology to make goods available to consumers in stores faster. As part of their implementation project, Grupo Martí has implemented Oracle Retail Merchandise operations management suite, Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management and Oracle Retail Allocation. With Oracle Retail at the core, Grupo Martí can enhance…

Anodot’s AI-Powered Analytics Ensure Customer Satisfaction and Superior Uptime for LivePerson

Anodot Enables Leading Messaging Platform to Address Hidden Business-Critical Problems Caused by Misbehaving Data Metrics LivePerson, the leading provider of mobile and online messaging business solutions, is leveraging Anodot's AI-powered analytics solution to track massive amounts of business-critical data and metrics in real time. By catching hidden issues and uncovering glitches, Anodot enables LivePerson to avoid downtime so the 18,000 businesses relying on conversational interfaces, such as messaging, can…

Monetate Intelligent Personalization Engine Unveiled to Drive Cross-Channel CX

The Monetate Intelligent Personalization Engine Makes It Easy to Test and Optimize, Segment and Target, and Even Create True 1-To-1 Experiences Leading optimization and personalization platform, Monetate, has announced enhancements to the Monetate Intelligent Personalization Engine, which enables brands to drive previously impossible real-time, cross-channel custom use cases in personalization, driven by enhanced customer data. These new capabilities are made possible by The Engine’s open architecture, which allows…

Pureprofile Extends Confirmit Relationship

Data Collection, Panel Management and Analytics to Underpin Global Growth Leading provider of data, insights, programmatic and lead generation solutions, Pureprofile has announced it will extend its 10-year relationship with Confirmit, the leading global solutions provider for Customer Experience, Employee Engagement, and Market Research. ASX-listed Pureprofile was founded in Sydney in 2000 and will continue to use the Confirmit Horizons platform for its data collection, panel management and analytics solutions.…

Jeff Jacobs Joins Coherency as Senior Vice President of Client Engagement

Marketing Insights and Strategy Agency Coherency Adds Research Expert Jeff  Jacobs to Its Team Coherency, a marketing insights and strategy agency expert in deciphering the emotional and rational drivers of consumer behavior, is pleased to announce that Jeff Jacobs has joined the firm as senior vice president of client engagement. Admitting that he's excited to join Coherency, Jeff said, "Coherency is an industry innovator in how brands can deepen engagement with their consumers. Most consumers make…

How Marketers Can Optimize $682 Billion in Expected Spend in 2018

As we rapidly enter the start of 2018, mobile transactions are expected to surpass record numbers set this year. With 2017 holiday sales in full swing, the NRF reported 147 million consumers engaged in online shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, 63 percent of those consumers used their smartphones to make holiday shopping decisions. Given that the short weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas are the busiest time of year for retailers, it is critical to making sure marketers craft a mobile strategy that allows them to…

TechBytes with Johann Wrede, Global VP, Strategic Marketing, SAP Hybris

Johann Wrede Global VP, Strategic Marketing, SAP Hybris According to a recent SAP survey, a majority of online consumers expect prompt service, assured protection of their personal data, and best-in-class personalization from the businesses. Clearly, in 2018, winning a consumer is tougher than losing one-- and much of it depends on how marketers leverage customer data and build their omnichannel campaigns around unique behavioral intent collected from more sources than previously assumed. To understand how modern…

MPP Global and Dynamic Yield Partner to Automate Personalized Customer Experiences

MPP Global, the world’s smartest subscription platform, and Dynamic Yield, the world’s first personalization technology stack, announced a partnership to help clients automate individualized experiences that maximize customer lifetime value. The marriage of MPP Global’s eSuite platform and Dynamic Yield’s machine learning powered personalization engine will provide media and retail companies with a personalized and tailored subscription marketing and management solution that integrates seamlessly. Also Read: Eight Ways…

Vungle Announces Self-Serve Platform for Mobile Advertisers, With Creative Automation to Scale High Quality Customer Acquisition

New Offering Provides Access to Premium Publisher Inventory and Advanced Campaign Creation and Targeting Tools to Advertisers of All Sizes  Vungle, the leading performance marketing platform for in-app video ads, announced its new Self-Serve platform for advertisers. The Vungle Self-Serve platform enables anyone to set up campaigns and automatically create videos and manage assets and targeting. The global in-app advertising market is expected to grow dramatically in the coming years to $201 billion …