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Influencer Marketing is Essential During COVID-19 According to GRIN

While many economic side effects of the coronavirus remain to be seen, it's apparent that brands need marketing dollars to go farther. According to recent studies influencer marketing has become the chosen platform for many eCommerce companies in the changing landscape. One brand that has done an exceptional job with their influencer program this year is Lume Cube. Decision-makers developed a strategy to leverage influencer relationship management to build a stronger bond with their customers and influencer team. GRIN's…

How AI will Change the Game for Influencer Marketing

The rise of inauthentic social media stars has made it increasingly more challenging for brands to run effective influencer campaigns in recent years. As more and more people aim to make a living via product promotion, and fake users like CGI-created personalities appear on popular platforms, it’s more difficult and tedious than ever to sift through the noise. It’s a better time than ever to integrate Artificial Intelligence (AI) into Influencer Marketing. The business value of AI is well-documented — Gartner estimates…

4 Best Video Game Marketing Strategies

Many video game enthusiasts also dream of creating their own video games. There are so many ideas, creative and new, and If you would ask me, they are all good. How to market them is the question.  Do you want your game to be as popular as LoL Pro? Or do you want to gain as many downloaders as Fortnite Download? Why not?   What Is Video Game Marketing? Any business, be it a business that sells, a business that offers services, a business done in an office or a physical store, or a business done online; all of them…

IZEA Announces “Coronavirus Impact on Influencer Marketing Streaming” Streaming Event

IZEA Worldwide, Inc., operator of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, announced a streaming event to address the impacts of COVID-19 on the Influencer Marketing industry. Marketing Technology News: DisruptOps Raises $9 Million Series A to Scale Cloud Security Operations Join IZEA's Founder and CEO Ted Murphy as he discusses the impact of COVID-19 on consumer spending and media consumption habits as well as opportunities, challenges, and ideas for those…

spurse Launches Social Reward Platform at Influencer Marketing Conference & Expo

The platform is creating a new consumption model using the power of social media, allowing users to share cashback rewards spurse announced the pre-launch of its Social Reward platform at the Influencer Marketing Conference & Expo 2020 (IMCX 2020) that took place the 25th February in Los Angeles. Attendees of this year’s networking and educational event included senior-level marketing decision-makers from brands, multi-channel networks, and influencer marketing agencies, along with social media influencers. During…

IZEA Completes TapInfluence Platform Integration

IZEA Worldwide, Inc., operator of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, announced that it has completed the integration of the TapInfluence platform and migration of active customers and influencers to IZEAx. The legacy TapInfluence technology platform has now been retired, and new influencer signups completed on TapInfluence.com are now powered by IZEAx technology. Marketing Technology News: Pixalate Releases 2019 App-ads.txt and Ads.txt Trends Report:…

Best Tools to Connect with Gen Z on Instagram

As Generation Y grows older, a younger generation is now emerging into the workforce. Generation Z, or Gen Z, is anybody born from the mid-'90s to the mid-2000s, and they're the following age group to influence the buying process. By 2020, Gen Z is expected to account for 40% of entire customers. A study says "Age Z is one of the most impressive shopper powers in the market today. Their purchasing power is $44 billion and grows to $600 billion while considering the impact they have on their folks' spending. If you…

TechBytes with Kumaran Sambandam, VP of International Demand Partnerships at RhythmOne

Hi Kumar, tell us about the major milestones in your career as an Adtech professional? I was a part of the digital advertising industry in 2006 with AOL — when ad servers and networks were a big thing, like AI is a big thing today. I had the opportunity to move to mobile advertising in 2011, which gave me a holistic view between desktop and mobile, and its unique offering in digital advertising. I then joined Mobfox to drive it from an ad network to ad exchange. I earned the opportunity to grow the business to $50…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from PX, Selligent Marketing Cloud, Sylo, Verint and Enableocity. Alder Home Security Selects PX to Centralize Customer Acquisition Efforts PX, the leading platform for customer acquisition, today announced an agreement with Alder Holdings, LLC to centralize Alder’s customer acquisition activity and online publisher relationships through the PX platform. Alder will utilize PX Private…

Sylo Teams Up With Nielsen Global Connect to Advance Influencer Marketing Measurement

Partnership Helps Marketers Optimize National Campaigns Regional Brand Sales Sylo, an unbiased 3rd party verification and measurement platform for influencer marketing announced that it has joined the Nielsen Connect Partner Network. Through the partnership, Sylo, is leveraging proprietary retail sales and shopper marketing data from the Nielsen Global Connect business to deliver timely insights on which influencers are influencing sales.  This agreement scales Sylo's campaign monitoring tool, Tracker to Nielsen's…

IAB Unveils the Now and Future of Video, Audio, and Streaming at Totally Revamped 2020 NewFronts

The “New NewFronts” will Showcase Eight Days of Groundbreaking Digital Content, Advertising Opportunities, & Education This year’s IAB NewFronts have been reimagined to address the explosion of new streaming content, data, targeting, and measurement options now available to buyers and sellers. From April 27 through May 6 in New York City, industry leaders will come together to develop relationships that ignite collaboration, strategic discussion, and generate unique ideas to address this radically new and modern content…

Three Ways Brands Can Build an Engaged Social Audience in 2020

Social Media has transformed the relationship between brand and customer. It has bought shoppers closer to the brands they love and allowed for faster, more frequent interactions. On Instagram, 90 percent of the platform’s billion users follow a business. That’s a huge number, welcoming branded content into their social feed. It’s a remarkable shift in a short amount of time. Consider fashion brands, who ten years ago would have communicated with their customers seasonally. Executing a big brand campaign to set the tone…

Marketing Has Always Been One of the First Industries to Embrace New Technology

From the way we shop, work and eat, to how we communicate, technology has changed the world immensely. And this is true in no industry more so than Marketing, where technology has been crucial in helping brands keep up with an ever more diverse, educated and hard to engage consumer base. Almost every type of Marketing has benefited immensely from technological advances. Tech has revolutionized Event Management through seamless booking and logistical solutions and has enabled direct marketing to be personalized and scaled…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from eBay Inc., AODocs, CreatorIQ, OTTO.nl, and LevelJump. eBay Issues Statement on Strategic Review Process for eBay Classifieds Group eBay Inc., a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world, issued the following statement regarding the previously announced strategic review of eBay’s Classifieds Group (“Classifieds”). AODocs Experiences Explosive…

CreatorIQ Embarks On European Expansion To Meet Growing Demand

Leading influencer marketing platform makes key seniors hires in the UK, France and Germany to spearhead growth CreatorIQ, the leading influencer marketing platform for global brands and agencies including Disney, Airbnb, and Ralph Lauren, has expanded its business into France and Germany as part of its growth strategy. The firm’s expansion follows the significant $12 million investment from TVC Capital and Unilever Ventures last year, and comes at a time of rapid growth for the influencer marketing industry which is…

Popular Pays Announces Partner Program and Collaboration with Group RFZ

Paving the Way for Influencer Marketing Data Beyond Likes, Reach and Engagement Leading influencer marketing and social content creation SaaS platform, Popular Pays, is excited to announce Group RFZ, a digital measurement firm helping clients understand and demonstrate the impact of influencer and content marketing on top-of-the-funnel or brand building efforts, as the first organization in their new Partner Program. The Popular Pays Partner program adds a layer of service and insight to their clients to lead the industry…

The Power Pair: How Couples Are Shaping Influencer Marketing

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, love is in the air. And in the influencer community, those who pair off as couple, may just find themselves a top pick for brands. As compatibility, connectivity and creative content become ever more desirable, social media relationships are driving a new wave of Influencer Marketing – influencer couples creating a unified personal brand that maximizes the value of their ‘coupled up’ status. As of January 2020, there were more than 3.8 billion social media users…

67% of Social Media Consumers Aspire to be Paid Social Media Influencers

IZEA Worldwide, Inc., operator of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, published the results of a social media consumer study examining their perspectives on influencer marketing. The study is part of IZEA Insights, an ongoing research program examining the world of influencer marketing through the lens of consumer, marketer, and influencer participants. Managed by Jana O’Brien at The Right Brain Consumer Consulting, the study collected feedback from U.S.…

Instagram Now Attracts a Larger Audience Than Facebook Among Top Brands According to New Report From Socialbakers

Among top 50 brand profiles, Instagram has a larger audience and nearly 20X more interactions than Facebook, according to Socialbakers' new Q4 2019 Trends Report Socialbakers, the unified marketing platform for social media marketers, released a comprehensive report on Social Media Trends for Q4 2019. Key insights from the report include Instagram overtaking Facebook in audience size, the relative decline in engagement during the holiday season, the popularity of vertical videos, the dominance of women among fans and…