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TV Data Company Alphonso Introduces New Suite of Digital-Like TV Advertising Measurement Metrics and Tools

Major Update to Its Self-Serve TV Ad Insights Dashboard, Alphonso Insights-Granular Ad Metrics Powered by Advanced Machine Learning and Industry’s Largest TV Data Set -Closed-Loop Attribution for TV Ads at Both a National and Local Level TV data company Alphonso  introduced the second generation of Alphonso Insights, its SaaS-based, self-serve dashboard for real-time TV ad analytics and closed-loop attribution. The service now includes several major new features and data sets that will help marketers better understand TV…

Rakuten Viber Drives Platform Innovation with Mixpanel’s User Analytics

The Messaging App, Rakuten Viber, Shifted Their Innovation Strategy from Being Product-Centric to User-Centric. as a Result, the Messaging Platform Increased Overall Engagement by 15 Percent for Its One Billion Registered Global Users Mixpanel, the world's leading user analytics platform, announced that its customer Rakuten Viber increased overall retention and time spent in-platform for its one billion global users, with an insights-driven product development approach. Through its three-year partnership with Mixpanel,…

Amplience Named “Hot Vendor” by Aragon Research

Leading Analyst Firm Predicts That by Year-End 2020, 50% of Enterprises Will Abandon Their Traditional Website Management Approach and Shift to Dynamic Experience Management Amplience, the global leader in cloud-based Content Management and Asset Management Software-as-a-Service, announced it has been included in the list of "Hot Vendors" in the "Hot Vendors in Dynamic Experience Management, 2018"report by Aragon Research, Inc. Aragon Research predicts that by year-end 2020, 50 percent of enterprises will abandon their…

Freshworks Secures $100 Million Investment Led by Accel and Sequoia

With New CFO in Place, Company Raises Largest Round of Funding to Date to Fuel Growth, Geographic Expansion Freshworks, a global leader in customer engagement software, announced it has secured $100 million in financing and has hired former AppDynamics Vice President of Finance & Treasury Suresh Seshadri as its chief financial officer. The latest round of funding is co-led by Accel and Sequoia, with participation from CapitalG, bringing Freshworks' total amount of capital raised to $250 million. The cash infusion will…

Ten Ways to Transform Your Employees into Social Ambassadors

Understanding Employee Advocacy to Tap into Brand Awareness and Social Engagement In a report published by the Content Marketing Institute, 89% of B2C marketers and 92% of B2B marketers use social media platforms as their primary channel for distribution of content. Wonder why? Social media marketing when done right has the potential to generate new leads, increase brand awareness and revamp conversion rates. Unfortunately, consumers no longer completely trust the marketing campaigns shelled out by brands. Customers…

YouAppi Unveils Major Upgrades to Its 360 Platform, Used by Nearly 500 of the World’s Most Prominent Global Brands

Upgrades Include Direct Access to Programmatic Advertising Inventory and Industry's Highest Fraud Protection Measures, Providing Mobile Marketers Unfettered Access to Premium Automation, Analytics and Data Protection YouAppi, a leading growth marketing platform for premium mobile brands, announced robust upgrades to its highly-regarded 360 Platform, initially launched last year and now in use by nearly 500 of the world's most prominent global brands. The 360 Platform addresses five critical needs for today's marketers:…

Integral Ad Science and FreeWheel Partner to Provide Publishers with a Global Solution to Measure Premium Video Inventory Against…

Publishers using FreeWheel's video monetization platform now have a simple solution for verifying and protecting their digital video inventory. Integral Ad Science (IAS) announces a partnership with FreeWheel’s ad management platform that allows publishers to measure the quality of their digital video for viewability, brand safety, and fraud. The solution is globally available across Video Ad Serving Template (VAST) and Video Player Ad Interface Definition (VPAID) inventory across desktop and mobile web. “We are excited to…

Leveraging the Power of Social Media to Garner More Customer Reviews

The Importance of Online Reviews for Businesses Can Mean a Surge in Brand Awareness and an Overall Increase in Profit in the Long Run An integral aspect of owning a business today would also mean the potential to garner online customer reviews for communication and positive participation.  Customer reviews on social media today play a huge role in bridging divides between a viral form of feedback and simple word-of-mouth technique. According to a local consumer survey report, 85% of consumers trust online reviews as…

Paytronix Research Reveals One to One Win-Back Campaigns Drive the Most Traffic

Strategies for Successful ‘We-Miss-You’ Campaigns Help Drive Incremental Revenue from Easiest Segment of Guests to Get Back into Stores Paytronix Systems, Inc., an innovator in mobile loyalty and online ordering applications, mobile payment, and digital communication tools, released a Data Insights research brief that identifies 80 to 90 days as the key average window for winning back lapsed guests. The report explains how “mitigating the impact of lapsed guests can have a high impact on traffic and same-store sales” and…

comScore Announces Campaign Ratings to Solve Cross-Platform Video Ad Measurement Challenge

comscore's New Product Will Offer Unduplicated Campaign Measurement Across Linear TV, Network OTT and Hulu on Desktop, Mobile, and Living Room Devices comScore has announced a pilot program for its newest solution aimed to solve the industry’s need for sophisticated cross-platform video advertising measurement. The product, called Campaign Ratings, launches in beta this September with ABC, CBS, CNN, Disney, Fox, Freeform, GroupM, NBCUniversal, The CW Network, Turner, and Viacom, and will provide media buyers and sellers…

Chorus.ai Brings AI Technology at the Center of Business Conversation Analytics

Chorus.ai Launches ‘Smart Themes’ AI Technology for Analyzing Business Conversations Most clouds in a company, be it for sales, marketing or BI, have the power to deliver real-time values if they are driven by AI technology. Chorus.ai provides one such platform to leading businesses, where users can identify patterns and themes. Chorus.ai, the creator of the leading Enterprise Call Recording Conversation Cloud solution, announced the launch of its “Smart Themes” technology. At the time of this announcement, Roy Raanani,…

Zoho Innovates Event Management Space with New Zoho Backstage

Comprehensive end-to-end event management platform touts intuitive website builder, seamless marketing campaign integration and event mobile app for attendee engagement Today, Zoho announced its newest product offering: Backstage, an end-to-end event management tool that allows organizers, corporations, and non-profit agencies to plan, promote, and run enterprise events ranging from large-scale meetings to conferences and trade shows. Zoho Backstage comes equipped with a broad range of features, including a multi-language…

Chatitive Enters New Intelligent Conversational Messaging Ecosystem with Rebranding and Financing

Essential Platform Services, Inc. has changed its name to Chatitive, Inc., effective from 31 July 2018. The name change reflects the company’s focus on helping businesses introduce new, dynamic company-customer interactions using conversational messaging across the mobile customer lifecycle using text messaging that consumers use every day. Chatitive has also announced a new investment from Unlock Venture Partners and existing shareholders to accelerate customer development and to continue to deepen the complexity of…

Design Systems Will Build the Future of Customer Experience

Business Stakeholders Are Increasingly Understanding the Importance of Providing an Outstanding Customer Experience. But How Do They Collaborate with Marketers to Take Their Products and Services in the Right Direction? Design Systems Might Just Be the Pied-Piper for Futuristic Customer Experience Endeavors "You‘ve got to start with the customer experience and work back toward the technology - not the other way around." -Steve Jobs An enterprise’s ability to provide optimum customer service will decide the success of…

Mavrck Releases New Fraud Detection Tools to Evaluate and Manage Influencer Marketing Risk

With influencer fraud becoming more and more prevalent, and as the industry continues to search for ways to address fraudulent activity, influencer marketing platform Mavrck is leading the charge and releasing new, automated tools to help combat influencer fraud. Mavrck’s methodology is designed to assess and indicate follower and engagement fraud to empower marketers to make informed decisions about influencers based on their risk tolerances. With beta testing now complete, Mavrck is rolling the capability out to select…

Episerver Named a Visionary in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Personalization Engines

Company Positioned Furthest on the Completeness of Vision Axis Overall by the Leading Research and Advisory Firm Episerver, the company transforming digital experiences, announced its recognition as a Visionary in Gartner's 2018 "Magic Quadrant for Personalization Engines."  Gartner analyzed Episerver among 17 other vendors. The company was placed the furthest on the completeness of vision axis overall. The report, which is the first of its kind from Gartner, states that "marketing leaders can use this research to…

Chartbeat Announces New Funding to Fuel Growth

Chartbeat, the content intelligence platform for the world’s leading publishers, announced that the company has closed a $7 million funding round, led by North Atlantic Capital. The capital will enable Chartbeat to accelerate its leadership position in real-time analytics across desktop, social, and mobile platforms. 2018 has seen unprecedented traffic shifts, and Chartbeat provides media organizations with instant insights about content engagement and reader traffic — whether directly on publisher websites or from…

Ruder Finn Acquires RLA Collective to Expand Integrated Marketing and Analytics Expertise

Ruder Finn announced that it has acquired RLA Collective, a sales-driven integrated marketing agency specializing in health and wellness, including over-the-counter (OTC), nutritional supplement and medical device brands in North America.  With more than two decades in the consumer and pet health sectors, RLA has developed and executed customized marketing campaigns – that blend the latest in digital advertising technologies with traditional tactics – for new and heritage brands sold at major drug, mass market and online…

PR Tech Leader Cision Acquires Visual Content Technology from ShareIQ

Cision Communications Cloud Becomes First Earned Media Platform to Measure, Analyze and Optimize Performance of Visual Content Across All Channels After completing the acquisition of PRIME Research in January this year, leading media intelligence and PR tech company, Cision has announced it has acquired the technical assets of Berlin-based ShareIQ. The ShareIQ platform is based on patent-pending technology that discovers, analyzes and indexes original pieces of visual content, as well as shared and republished copies of…

FlipNpik Announces Partnership with Atayen Inc, Facebook iFrame Apps Developer

FlipNpik, the world's first-of-its kind blockchain-based collaborative social media platform, which remunerates users for their social media engagements, is pleased to announce a partnership with American-French company, Atayen Inc. FlipNpik partners with Facebook iFrame Apps Developer Atayen Inc Specializing in the development of applications such as the iFrame apps, which is an all-in-one Facebook app suite to enhance businesses' engagement of users, Atayen offers unique expertise in social media networks that will…