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Vector Media Group Acquires Renowned Web Design, Strategy and Development Agency, Happy Cog

Union Bolsters Digital Capabilities to Address Rise in Client Demands for More Integrated Solutions Vector Media Group, an award-winning digital agency that provides brands with breakthrough strategy, development, design, and marketing solutions, announced that it acquired Happy Cog, a renowned content strategy, web design, and development studio for an undisclosed amount. As a combined entity, the agency will provide brands with more integrated digital strategies and marketing capabilities from skilled and…

Interview with Sara Larsen, Chief Marketing Officer, Brightcove

"The most successful marketers are those that are optimizing their video strategies to adapt to the multiple different ways that people consume content today and leveraging video insights for long-term success."Tell us about your role at Brightcove and the team you handle. I’m passionate about the power of video. My role at Brightcove is to bring this passion to life through our marketing and communications strategies, and share how video can move businesses in meaningful ways, whether that’s in broadcasting or…

Vamp Continues to Amplify Its Business Growth in the UK

Global content and influencer marketing platform, Vamp, has announced its remarkable growth in the UK market since its expansion and launch in November 2017. Vamp solves the key challenges faced by brands when implementing high quality creative content in a fast, cost-effective and scalable way. Its invite-only platform ensures a network of trusted creators to lend unparalleled credibility and value to brands, which ensures ongoing customer loyalty and engagement within brands campaigns. Since its launch in the UK,…

Interview with Ori Faran, Chief Executive Officer, CallVU

"People, especially the younger ones, are finding it easy to give up some of their privacy if it gets them some kind of financial benefit."Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What galvanized you to join CallVU? I spent the first years of my career designing and building advanced software solutions for the contact center. But I always felt that something was missing and that the interface between customers and organizations cannot be restricted to a phone call, a web page or even an app. I founded CallVU…

RTB House Announces Multi-Layer Brand Safety Mechanism Powered By NLP

RTB House is a leading provider of technology powered by natural language processing that addresses the brand safety dilemma RTB House – a global company that provides state-of-the-art retargeting built on deep learning for top brands worldwide – announced new capabilities to solve digital advertiser’s brand safety challenges powered by advanced natural language processing. Brand safety is a critical concern for the digital advertising industry. In order to avoid consumer backlash and lost revenue brands and publishers…

5 Shrewd Ways of Using Big Data Analytics To Enhance Customer Service

Consumers are overwhelmed with offers for products and services, especially while shopping online. It’s very common for a customer to see advertisements for products that they may have recently searched for, but also sometimes the marketing emails and pop-up ads are not necessarily suitable with the consumer’s interests and may come across as more annoying than actually useful. More of customer service is the aspect that is vital in any of the fields to rule the market — unless your customer is satisfied your business is…

Interview with Charles Manning, Chief Executive Officer, Kochava

"The problems our industry faces are largely caused by its focus and structure, such as centralization and last-click attribution, which is a poor way to measure the efficacy of advertising."Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What were your thoughts behind initiating Kochava? Kochava was born out of a consulting service that built custom apps for brands and entrepreneurs. This was just as smartphones were taking off and the business was growing along with the demand for apps. When one of our clients…

Pyze Launches Next Generation Cross Channel Analytics & Marketing Automation Solution

Pyze Introduces Role Based Custom Dashboards, Integrated Cross Platform Analytics, and Trigger Based Marketing Campaigns Pyze, the leading AI driven cross-platform analytics and engagement platform, announced the general availability of its latest Growth Intelligence Platform release featuring the most advanced cross channel analytics solution in the industry. The release also features customizable user dashboards, and a powerful new user interface. Driven by customer demand, Pyze designed the new UI to accelerate…

Adding Rocket Fuel to Ad Targeting: What’s Missing Before it Reaches Lift-Off with OTT TV?

The rise of OTT has undoubtedly changed the ad targeting game. Driven by cord-cutting and consumer expectation for on-demand access to video content, OTT ad spend has reached an all-time high in recent years. According to TDG Research, it’s expected to be worth more than $40 billion by 2020, which is no surprise when you consider how IP-based content delivery offers a much more accurate way to target audiences down to the household level. However, while current targeting efforts are a good foundation, and are infinitely…

Allison Munro Joins Piano Software as Chief Marketing Officer

Trevor Kaufman, Piano Software CEO, announced that Allison Munro has been appointed as Chief Marketing Officer, a new position for the company, as Piano continues to expand its worldwide business.  Munro will align the marketing and sales organizations around the company's go-to-market strategy and growth opportunity.  She will also oversee Piano's brand and reputation in the market. Allison joins Piano from Viafoura, a provider of audience engagement tools specifically built for news publishers and media companies, where…

TechBytes with Adrian Pike, Chief Marketing Officer, district m

Adrian Pike Chief Marketing Officer at District M district m receives 10 billion ad requests a day and this generates enormous amounts of data. In this context, we spoke to Adrian Pike, Chief Marketing Officer at district m, to understand what technologies in AI/Machine Learning are being deployed to make the AdTech platform more revenue-centric.Tell us about your role at district m and the team/technology you handle. As CMO, my role includes all aspects of marketing, from brand awareness to demand generation for…

Inuvo Signs Definitive Agreement to be Acquired by ConversionPoint Technologies

Acquisition Offers Retailers and Brands an End-To-End, AI Powered, Ecommerce Platform with Unprecedented Insight into Consumer Behavior for Stronger ROI and Online Sales Inuvo, Inc., a provider of artificial intelligence (AI) technology for brands and agencies, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by ConversionPoint Technologies, Inc., a privately held eCommerce technology company. The acquisition will be a cash-and-stock transaction valued at approximately $2.22 per share of Inuvo…

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,…

Aki Technologies Launches Holiday Charity Campaign “Aki Giving Moments”

Moment Marketing Science Company Helps Agencies and Advertisers Give Back This Holiday Season Aki Technologies, the company that helps brands personalize advertising through the power of mobile moments, announced the launch of its inaugural holiday charity campaign, “Aki’s Giving Moments.” Through Aki Giving Moments, Aki will contribute a portion of its Q4 earnings to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a non-profit organization that serves a unique and vital role in helping strengthen and empower children battling critical…

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.…

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…

DataGrail Becomes the Latest Member of Marketo’s Innovative Partner Program

DataGrail’s Data Transparency Platform Integrates with Marketo’s Customer Engagement Initiatives. The Partnership Ensures Data Privacy for Marketo’s Customers Today’s consumers have become extremely skeptical about how their information is processed by brands. The recent allegations on Information Technology behemoths about user data breach have added more fuel to the fire. This is becoming a problem for brands globally because today’s businesses depend on data to derive meaningful business insights. Hence, it is…