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Nielsen Report Finds Overseas Merchants Are Actively Exploring Digitalization via Chinese Mobile Payments to Boost Sales and Customer…

Alipay and Nielsen have jointly released a new survey on the latest trends in Chinese outbound tourism and the consumption habits of Chinese travelers for the third consecutive year. This year’s survey also finds that overseas merchants are actively exploring digital operations via Chinese mobile payments to increase sales and customer traffic. This is demonstrated by nearly 8 out of 10 (78%) U.K. merchants surveyed saying they are likely to recommend Alipay to their peers, especially for utilizing digital operations to…

Contentsquare Issues Global Online Holiday Shopping Data Focused on Retail Fashion

Stats on Site Performance, User Profiles and User Navigation Show Shoppers are Persistent about Taking Advantage of Deals During Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Among Other Findings Experience analytics leader Contentsquare released in-depth, global data on online holiday shopping with a focus on the retail fashion sector.  The data, which was collected from Nov. 15 through Dec. 24 across 314 million user sessions, looks at site performance, users profiles and user navigation, and how they change during Black Friday, Cyber…

The World of Online Retail: Navigating Increasingly Choppy Waters

There is no shying away from the fact that the high street has seen better days. UK shops are continuing to close – more than 1,200 last year, meaning more retailers are turning their focus to online. In the UK, e-commerce now accounts for more than a fifth of total retail sales, according to data from eMarketer, however nailing the experience is a major issue, with conversion rates 7x lower than brick and mortar counterparts. Getting digital rights requires focus and smart investments to be successful. A recent report on…

Pure Silver Creative Teams Up With Uberall to Bring Online Listings Management & Location Marketing to SMB Customers

Pure Silver clients can maximize revenue for each of their locations Uberall, Inc., the digital platform delivering 'Near Me' Brand Experiences for brick-and-mortar customers, announced that Pure Silver Creative -- a marketing solution for small businesses and franchises -- has signed on with Uberall's channel partners program. With the partnership, Pure Silver will now leverage Uberall's platform, unlocking even greater location marketing opportunities for its clients. "We're excited to extend our capabilities in…

Triton Digital Integrates Wedel Software’s MediaSales Traffic Solution with its Industry-Leading Audio Ad Server

Triton Digital, the global technology and services provider to the digital audio and podcast industry, announced that it has integrated its online Audio Ad Server with the MediaSales Traffic solution from Wedel Software, a leading supplier of media information systems for the global broadcast and advertising industries. @TritonDigital Integrates #WedelSoftware’s MediaSales Traffic Solution with its Industry-Leading Audio Ad Server This integration streamlines ad operations for users of the Triton Ad Platform and Wedel…

X-Mode and the Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative Announce Partnership to Fight Human Trafficking

Company Debuts ‘Picket’ Initiative to Help Nonprofits Use Location Data for Good X-Mode, the privacy-conscious location data company, announced it is partnering with the Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative (ATII) to combat and raise awareness around human trafficking at the 2020 Superbowl in Miami. X-Mode will be providing ATII with location data to raise awareness around trafficking in Miami for this global event. X-Mode is excited to continue working with ATII moving forward and to continue helping in the fight…

The 5 Best Online Tools for Boosting a Brand’s Digital Presence

In today’s digital age, being online (in some way or another) is the best way to reach your customers. Yes, print ads and listings in the Yellow Pages can still be useful for some ventures, but people are getting online to research new brands and products more often than ever before. Building a strong online presence is a great way to find the customers you want. However, this also means your competition is right there with you. If every business is online, how do you stand out? Here are my best tips for boosting your…

Yext Answers Gives Businesses a New Weapon to Fight Misinformation Online

Brands Are Implementing Yext's Revolutionary New Search Product to Turn Their Websites into Powerful Search Experiences Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, announced its early work with brands across industries that are implementing its revolutionary new search product, Yext Answers. "Search engines have gotten far more intelligent over the last twenty years, but search on business websites doesn't work nearly as well," said Howard Lerman, Founder and CEO of Yext. "With Answers, we're giving brands the…

Akamai Reaches New Milestone for Web Traffic Delivered

Peak Traffic on the Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform Exceeds 100 Tbps for First Time  Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, announced that traffic on its global content delivery network (CDN) reached a new peak last week of 106 Tbps (terabits per second). It was the first time in the company's 20-year history that the peak volume of data it delivered exceeded the 100 Tbps threshold. "Delivering 106 terabits per second is roughly the same as downloading 3,300 two-hour HD…

iPR Software Introduces the First Artificial Intelligence Application for Online Newsrooms and Digital Publishing

Metatron AI to Launch at PRSA 2019 International Conference  and will Revolutionize PR and Marketing Publishing & Sharing iPR Software, the leader in Online Newsrooms, Digital Publishing, Digital Asset Management (DAM) solutions, and customized integrated solutions, announced its largest technology rollout to date at Public Relations Society of America’s International Conference in San Diego, California. With the launch of “Metatron,” iPR Software’s new application empowers Artificial Intelligence (AI) cloud…

Video Marketing – The Powerful Way to Boost Your Online Presence

Nowadays, Video Marketing has become the most powerful way to reach audiences. It has quickly transformed the demand of customers. The increased use of Video Marketing has also affected how businesses reach their consumers and pitch their products. Research has shown that Video Marketing is much more convincing than any other Marketing type. It can target approx 81% of the customers reach once. From a business point of view, Video Marketing is more comfortable to create and work on. And seeing today's tremendous increase in…

Salesforce Forecasts Record $136 Billion in US Online Sales and $768 Billion Globally Despite Shortened Holiday Season

Mobile to Dominate Digital Holiday Sales, Accounting for 70 Percent of Ecommerce Traffic and 52 Percent of Orders Placed Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, released its new consumer insights and predictions for the 2019 holiday shopping season. "With six fewer days between Thanksgiving and Christmas, retailers will feel the pressure to create and fulfill demand before and after Cyber Week," said Rob Garf, VP of Strategy and Insights for Retail and Consumer Goods, Salesforce. "That said, our data indicates a very…

e→d Films Thrives Online Thanks to New E-Commerce-Based CMS

Award-winning e→d films is in high demand. The Montreal-based producer of high-quality cultural and educational films complements its successful animation business with an online store selling digital assets and tools to creators worldwide, letting them plug these assets into their next film, game or video to speed up the project. Unfortunately, those visiting the studio’s website and online store weren’t getting the customer experience they needed, facing slow loading times, nonintuitive navigation, and limited product…

TapClicks and ApexChat Partner to Optimize Customer Engagement and Online Lead Conversion

Companies Collaborate to Integrate Live Chat Data into TapClicks Marketing Operations Platform TapClicks, the global leader in marketing intelligence, analytics, reporting, workflow and orders management, and ApexChat, a leading provider of live chat software and services, announced a partnership to integrate data from ApexChat's solutions into TapAnalytics, TapClicks' marketing analytics dashboard. Marketers who use TapAnalytics in conjunction with ApexChat can conduct deep performance analysis and deliver actionable…

Maoyan’s Media Matrix Attracts Enormous Followers and Traffic

Maoyan Entertainment, a leading platform providing innovative Internet-empowered entertainment services in China, has developed an influential entertainment media matrix with more than 190 million followers in China, which has become a powerful and valuable marketing resource for the entertainment industry. Maoyan's entertainment media matrix covers major media, short video and social platforms in China, including Weibo, WeChat, TikTok, Kuaishou and Toutiao. Its official self-media accounts, including Maoyan Movie, Maoyan…

For Marketing, Video is Best Tool for Online Learning

Learning is by far the number one reason that people watch online videos. According to a recent Pew Research Center study, 51 percent of YouTube users say that the site is very important to figuring out how to do things they haven't done before. By contrast, only 28 percent of respondents said that the site was important for just passing the time for entertainment. And according to YouTube's own data, 86% of viewers regularly tune in to learn something new. Yet, as important as video-based learning has become…

Online Shoppers Are Doing What Brands Should Do: Using Technology Smartly

The global retail industry is enduring a ground-breaking evolution. The Prime Day predictions, trends, and statistics show how Online Shoppers Amazon behave with e-commerce technology. It gives all retailers to review their e-commerce technology stack and understand how they can match Amazon's unparalleled delivery models, both online and offline. Despite the increased use of smartphone and online shopping platforms, retailers are suffering from stagnant growth, coupled with reduced foot traffic in physical stores. If we…

Irish Firm VideoElephant Drives Global Supply for Online Video Advertising With a Fresh Capital Raise of €5.5 Million

Fast-growing Irish online video distribution company VideoElephant has closed a €5.5 Milion funding round led by blue chip Irish investor Act Venture Capital. The Dublin-headquartered company, founded in 2012, will use the new equity to expand its global workforce across its offices in Dublin, New York, Los Angeles, Berlin and Sydney. VideoElephant plans to almost double its workforce, as well as investing heavily in their IP and AI technology to support its growing library of over 2 million videos. Working with global…

Reveal Mobile Launches Foot Traffic Attribution Solution

With the Addition of Foot Traffic Attribution, Reveal Mobile Creates a New Standard for Location-Based Marketing and Foot Traffic Reporting. It’s Suite of Powerful Reporting and Audience Building Makes It a Powerful Tool for Agencies and Brands of All Sizes We’re thrilled to announce the launch of foot traffic attribution reporting within our VISIT Local platform. As digital advertising continues to mature, brands and advertisers are looking for more than click-through rates as the sole measure of campaign success. They…

It’s Time to Stamp AI’s Authority on Every Online Advertising Campaign

Online advertisements are becoming increasingly hyper-targeted with the rise of social media. Social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and others are gaining traction and targeting the users by implementing latest technology AI. For instance, Facebook being the leading social media platform has started working with advertisers with the ideology of quality content and targeting to reach the right users and this has been driving the market. AI can analyze huge sets of data about how consumers interact with…