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7 Amazon Initiatives Driving Its $59.7 Billion Sales Figure in Q1 2019

Amazon initiatives continue to maintain strong financial growth in the competitive technology space. In its recently published financial report, Amazon confirmed that its sales grew by 17% to touch $59.7 billion in Q1 of 2019. The company is currently guided by its principle of customer obsession, vast scale of innovation and operational excellence across its operations. In this article, we tell you about the seven exciting Amazon initiatives from the last few months that have directly driven sales, enabling the tech…

5 Ways Mobile is Driving the Next Wave of Technological Innovation

For the last 36 years, mobile has taken the world by storm. As the epicenter for modern communication, mobile has created a new standard for communication, whether it’s person-to-person or person-to-application. Mobile has truly ushered in a new era where everyone expects a highly contextualized and personal experience that grants access to instantaneous information. In order to keep up with these consumer expectations, mobile has become the primary incubator for emerging technologies and the de facto, device agnostic…

Copyright Management: Copibec Adopts Blockchain Technology

Copibec is leading the way by embracing blockchain technology through a partnership with Montreal start-up Scenarex, the leading developer of digital publishing solutions built on blockchain technology. The goal of this partnership is to deliver an automated copyright management platform for businesses that use copyright-protected content. This new platform will meet a key need for Copibec’s clients who are committed to complying with copyright while ensuring that content can be shared smoothly within their organizations.…

Tellius to Introduce Intelligent Conversational Analytics Platform at Gartner Data and Analytics Summit 2019

Company Will Present a Customer Panel, Participate in a Multi-Vendor Analytics Product Showdown, and Host a Best Practices Roundtable on Next-Generation Analytics at the Summit Tellius, the Search and AI-Powered Analytics Platform, will be introducing Intelligent Conversational Analytics to audiences attending the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2019 held March 18-21 in Orlando, Florida. As a Premier Plus sponsor, Tellius will showcase its platform through live demonstrations on how enterprises can use data and…

Ternio Blockchain Framework Accepted as Amazon Advanced Technology Partner

Ternio, a Leader in Scalable Blockchain Architecture for Enterprise Organizations, Has Announced Its Acceptance as an Amazon Advanced APN Technology Partner Ternio, a leader in scalable blockchain architecture for enterprise organizations, has announced its acceptance as an Amazon Advanced APN Technology Partner. Ternio’s patent-pending Lexicon framework has made headlines in recent months as the only scalable blockchain framework capable of supporting over one million transactions per second, fully decentralized and…

Story Data Launches Advanced AI and Blockchain Platform For Writers and Their Potential Buyers Streamlining Functionality

Story Data is evolving global writing and sharing communities with its cloud based, analytical "Entertainment Software as a Service" (ESaaS) application. Using big data, Artificial Intelligence, and machine learning, the proprietary technology matches entertainment industry professionals with the right story at the right time. This unique hosting platform blends collaboration, story analysis, authentication, and security for as little as one's habitual daily latte. Creating an account is free and there are subscription…

Trust in Ad-Supported Internet is Eroding

Fake news, digital ad fraud and data privacy are pressing issues threatening the trust and confidence in an ad-supported internet. While advertisers continue to demand transparency of their partners downstream — even going so far as to hold budgets hostage, consumers – who have enjoyed positive, emotional connections with their brands online — are at risk of turning off due to privacy concerns. Stakeholders will expect even greater clarity and accountability in the quality of the online platforms and content that they invest…

How PATRON Is Revolutionizing Social Media Marketing With Blockchain

Streamlined Advertising Process PATRON makes it easier for advertisers to connect with the right influencers. The intuitive system allows both advertisers and influencers to reach out to one another. Influencers are sorted into genres and ranked according to their following. If an advertiser has any questions for an influencer, they can simply ask them. They have an integrated messaging service. Information about the influencer is presented in a clear and easy to understand format. You can see an influencer’s…

Top Seven MarTech Trends of 2018

From Kendall Jenner to Colin Kaepernick, 2018 was an eventful year of controversial marketing campaigns. No doubt you’ve seen a handful of best and worst marketing campaigns of 2018 round-ups already. And now that it’s 2019, we’ll start seeing predictions for the year. But before we move on to those articles, let’s recap the biggest marketing tech trends of 2018. Read More: Top MarTech Series Guest Posts of 2018 Top Marketing Technology Trends         The landscape just keeps growing, and consolidation isn’t happening –…

MadHive & MAD Network Hire Senior Advertising Executives Ryan Reed and Joey Hyche

Blockchain And Cryptography Solutions Company Brings On Former Comcast And MediaMath Executives To Bolster Team On The Heels Of Omnicom Proof-Of-Concept MadHive and MAD Network, the cross-platform blockchain and cryptography solutions networks for the advertising industry, announced that it is bringing on Ryan Reed as VP of Product Management and Joey Hyche as SVP of Client Services. This announcement comes on the heels of MAD Network launching a proof-of-concept project with Omnicom and a major EMEA client. “We’re not…

Blockchain and Adtech: First Things First

Let’s not get way out ahead of ourselves. Yes, blockchain will solve many of digital marketing’s longstanding structural challenges. Far better, it will usher in a new wave of innovation. Publishers, marketers and their customers will benefit greatly, with more meaningful interactions that engender trust and loyalty—and produce better results at lower cost. But first things first. Read More: SendGrid Taps Carrie Palin as Chief Marketing Officer The mere availability of better technology does not yield the…

Top 5 Mobile Ad Tech Trends at DMEXCO 2018

The digital economy is evolving at breakneck speed and DMEXCO, which took place in Cologne on September 12 and 13, gathered thought leaders across the digital marketing industry under one roof. The 41,000 visitors-strong event is held annually in Germany, so the focus is both on global and European topics. This year’s motto was “Take C.A.R.E.” – a timely reminder that the digital economy is aware of users’ needs and the ad tech industry should be making a shift towards more transparent communication. With pivotal changes…

Interview with Diane Perlman, CMO, Blis

"Having this ability to accurately reach and engage consumers with greater relevance and precision ultimately leads to increased revenue growth."Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What made you join Blis? Back in the US, I was poached by a tech startup who was a client of the agency I worked for and became their first Marketing Director. This was during the time of the original internet bubble and brought me to the UK. From there I went back agency side - to a large global ad agency, then to a digital…

Interview with Erwin Bos, Director of Sales, Europe, Tapjoy

"Apps offer so many better and more inventive ways to integrate ads natively into the app experience, as opposed to the tiny display banner ads that run on the mobile web."Tell us about your role at Tapjoy and the team/technology you handle. I am the European Sales Director at Tapjoy, which means I am responsible for building close relationships for the company with brands and agencies and trading desks throughout EMEA. Operating an opt-in, Advertising as a Service model, Tapjoy empowers people to unlock premium content…

Blockchain Naysayers: The Real Source of Their Pessimism

As a promising technology in marketing, blockchain is facing its fair share of detractors at the moment. While the ad tech industry has repeatedly let down brands and agencies with half-baked solutions, certain parties have other reasons fueling their blockchain skepticism. In this article, I’ll address common concerns being voiced about blockchain and discuss why certain parties are rooting against adoption. Also Read: What Blockchain Means for Marketers Scalability challenges Programmatic advertising creates a massive…

SPOKKZ Teams Up With Ontology to Revolutionize Content Streaming Through Blockchain

Ontology's high-performance public multi-chain project and a distributed trust collaboration platform and SPOKKZ - a new one-stop content dApp, have agreed to work together with the main agenda on blockchain content streaming. The companies will team up to improve their technologies and communities, with the broad objective of establishing and facilitating decentralized app growth and speeding up strong approval for blockchain technology on the Ontology MainNet. Blockchain apps are not yet fully developed. The platforms…

Refereum Launches New Community Growth Engine for Blockchain Companies

Refereum has announced the launch of its Community Growth Engine, a web widget that will let blockchain companies directly reward their most active community members for their engagement and interactions with tokens and other prizes. Founded by a team of veteran game-industry experts and blockchain specialists, Refereum is a secure, reliable and auditable way for members of an ecosystem to connect and be compensated for content creation. At launch, Refereum’s Community Growth Engine’s customers include: Rupie Rupie…

A Marketer’s Glossary to Blockchain

Blockchain applications for marketing have officially arrived. Blockchain has the potential to clean up significant inefficiencies in digital advertising by bringing transparency to the entire ad supply chain. The IAB recently released a report supporting blockchain as a universal solution, and companies like Unilever, MediaMath and IBM are actively testing blockchain technology in their campaigns today. But marketers are still struggling to understand the principles behind this nascent technology. This isn’t…

Interview with Chrissie Jamieson, VP Marketing, MarkMonitor

"The purpose of a brand protection strategy is to protect the business and safeguard the consumer, encouraging a customer-centric mindset is the most effective way of achieving this."Tell us about your role at MarkMonitor and how you got here. What’s the most fascinating aspect of being a part of an analytics firm? Having worked for several other companies in a variety of marketing roles, I then joined MarkMonitor around 11 years ago to establish marketing in Europe. This saw me responsible for all aspects of strategy,…

TechBytes with Anudit Vikram, SVP of Audience Solutions, Dun and Bradstreet

Anudit Vikram SVP of Audience Solutions, Dun and Bradstreet GDPR is now perceived as a very positive development for data management, even as it continues to force marketing and advertising teams to count their ducks before attempting to coax customers and online visitors into sharing their private data. That's encouraging and marketing teams would eventually get a hang of staying within the GDPR boundaries. Anudit Vikram,  SVP of Audience Solutions at Dun and Bradstreet, spoke to us about the direct implications of GDPR…