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New Research Identifies Top Advertising, Marketing, Social Media Companies in Key Industries

The top-performing advertising and marketing agencies that specialize in specific industry segments, such as automotive, finance, healthcare, and legal, were announced by Clutch, a leading B2B research, ratings, and reviews company. After analyzing 1000s of companies' presence and leadership in the market and interviewing their clients to learn about work quality, Clutch ranked the top 15 for each industry. Clutch's ranking methodology considers both quantitative and qualitative data related to the companies' market…

TechBytes with Jana Christoviciute, Team Lead, Social, Marin Software

Jana Christoviciute Director, Customer Engagement, and  Team Lead, Social, Marin Software Instagram advertising, IGTV in particular, and a band of new social media advertising updates from Facebook and Twitter have forced modern marketing teams to relook their campaigns. Influencers, AI, live chat, chatbots and video content have been driving audience engagement on mobile. We spoke to Marin Software's Customer Engagement Director and Team Lead, Social, Jana Christoviciute, to understand the reasons for the growing shift…

Snapchat Loses 3 Million Users despite Beating Q2 Revenue Expectations

Snapchat Loses 3 Million Users despite Beating Q2 Revenue Expectations The ongoing heat between Instagram and Snapchat continues to rise as Facebook implements similar features for Insta, thus making Snapchat face significant competition. Snapchat’s app has unexpectedly lost about 3 million users in the last quarter, thus adding fuel to the fire as investors are straining to figure where the social media app stands amidst ongoing competition with rival Instagram. Snapchat’s daily user numbers have gone down 1.5…

It’s All In The Stories: How To Attract Millennials And Gen Z

Gen Z Is Outpacing Millenials in Consuming Stories on Social Media, Says VidMob Study If you have been wondering how to get Millennials and Gen Z to your website, the new VidMob study might just help you. According to the ‘State of Social Video’ study, it’s the videos posted on social media that serve as the primary portal to the web for younger audiences. The study reveals how Millennials and Gen Z consume video content, their engagement with video ads, how they form perceptions about brands. According to the VidMob…

Crossmedia and 4C Partner to Deploy Audience-Centric Marketing

Agency Will Leverage Scope by 4C to Fuel Cross-Channel Efforts for Leading Brands 4C, a global data science and marketing technology company, announced an agreement with Crossmedia, an independent full-service communications planning and media services agency, to leverage the Scope by 4C platform to deliver audience-driven marketing campaigns. Crossmedia will leverage Scope to unify audience discovery, activation, and analytics efforts across premium private marketplaces including Apple News, Facebook, Instagram,…

Apester Launches a Story Suite for Online Publishers and Businesses

Apester, the interactive storytelling platform, has launched a suite of story features that grants online publishers and businesses innovative engagement experiences inspired by social networks. With the new Story suite, online brands are now able to produce Instagram-like stories in minutes and seamlessly blend them into their sites without any need for a designer. Brands can distribute their stories across their online properties with the Story Strip, a carousel of your site's live Stories, located at the top of an…

Sky Data Poll Results Confirm a Major Chunk of Population Believes That Social Media Causes Bullying

With Bullying Becoming a Growing Social Menace for School Going Population, Sky Data Results Are Adding Insult to Injury. 91% of Poll Participants Believe That Social Media Worsens Bullying Social Media platforms are the primary sources of entertainment and engagement for millennials. More so, an entire generation of school going age is alarmingly getting immersed in their Social Media world. Although Social Media enables school-goers to a host of new information, it also brings along its own set of drawbacks.…

Nielsen Marketing Cloud DMP Ties in With Snapchat’s Ad Buying Platform

Advertisers and Marketers Can Now Create and Connect with Personalized Audience Segments Using Consumer Characteristics on Nielsen Marketing Cloud DMP Nielsen has announced that its premium audience segments will be available on Snapchat's ad buying platform. This integration will allow advertisers and agencies to buy inventory on Snapchat using Nielsen-branded audience segments through the Nielsen Marketing Cloud. Recommended Read: Contextual Content and AI: The New Wingmen for Email Marketing Campaigns The…

Interview with Travis Montaque, Founder and CEO, Emogi

"We’re also allowing brands to join the conversation seamlessly – not as ads, but as branded content that is presented to users when they want to share them."Tell us about your role at Emogi and how you got here. What inspired you to start a Conversational Content Platform? I serve as the Founder and CEO of Emogi a content engine for communication services that helps people have better conversations whether they’re texting on a chat app, commenting on a post, or sending a video to friends. Partnering with leading…

Interview with Etai Beck, CEO and Co-founder, Folloze

"In order to master ABM strategy, CRM data has to be as clean, accurate and as up-to-date as possible – down to the account, buying center and contact."Tell us about your role at Folloze and how you got here. What’s the most fascinating aspect of leading an ABM platform? I’m the CEO and one of the co-founders at Folloze. We are so excited to be writing the next chapter in marketing innovation history. As inbound marketing has matured and become a well-established practice, we are ready for the next challenge in B2B…

Interview with Oz Etzioni, CEO and Co-founder, Clinch

"In order to capture all available channels under one roof, brands will have to use unified data, unified creatives and streamlined experiences that tracks each user on their journey."Tell us about your role and how you got here? What galvanized you to start Clinch? I’m the co-founder and CEO of Clinch. My background is a combination of roles in aviation, industrial design, and digital advertising. In my last role I was Head of User Experience and Innovation at McCann Worldgroup (MRM) in New York. I founded Clinch…

Is Amazon Ads The Right Move for Your Business?

Whenever a new advertising avenue opens—on Snapchat, on Instagram and, most recently, as an expanded opportunity on Amazon—it is tempting to roll the dice, spend a reasonable amount of money and see what pans out from a group of test campaigns. While risk-averse, this is not the best strategy. It reflects a line of thinking rooted in FOMO (Fear Of Missing out): I need to be on every new tech, if I don’t try, then I’ll miss something. But this isn’t necessarily true. Missing something is more dependent on what you’re…

TV May Affect the Brain But Influencer Marketing Affects the Heart

Social Media Influencer Content Effectively Drives Engagement, Consideration, And Purchase Intent While TV Effectively Drives Brand Awareness Marketing and advertising have evolved in many ways over the past decade—particularly with the ways we consume media, most notably social media. The advent of social media has ushered in a new wave of creators— the talented individuals who have showcased their creativity and developed a following around their content. Enter influencer marketing—one of the fastest growing segments of…

Alight Analytics Launches-ChannelMix, Sports Marketing Analytics Solution

ChannelMix, The Sports Marketing Analytics Solution, Automatically Collects and Organizes ALL Social Media Data From Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, SnapChat and All Other Fan Engagement Platforms Alight Analytics, the industry leader in marketing analytics, launches a new product to help professional sports teams, leagues and other sporting organizations better understand — and monetize — the massive fan engagement with their brand. The National Basketball Association and the Memphis Grizzlies are the first two…

Over Half of Millennials Check Snapchat Daily, Much More Than Boomers and Gen Xers

Social Media Preferences Differ by Generation, but Most Users Spend Their Time Consuming - Not Creating - Content on Social Media Apps, Says New Survey More than half of millennials (53%) say they check Snapchat daily, which is three times more than Generation Xers (18%) and eight times more than baby boomers (7%), according to new data from The Manifest, a business news and how-to website. The survey included 511 smartphone owners who use at least three apps daily and reveals the social media apps each generation uses…

Digital Content Next Report Finds Facebook, Google Experiences Together Account for Less Than 5% of Total Digital Revenue for Publishers

Video Revenue Drives Growth for Publishers; Snapchat's Ad Product Portfolio Is Failing Publishers A research report released recently by trade association Digital Content Next (DCN) – the "DCN Distributed Content Revenue Benchmark Report" – offers in-depth insights into how Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube and other platforms are partnering with premium digital publishers to attract users and grow advertising revenue. As the only trade association exclusively dedicated to trusted, high-quality digital content…

Year-Ender 2017: 10 Extraordinary Martech “Moments” of the Year

In Part 2 of Our Year-Ender 2017 Series, We Bring You the Top Ten Martech Moments From the Year in a Chronological Order "The true delight is reminiscing and reliving the moment all over again." For Martech journalists, 2017 proved to be a momentous year, as we saw many mega-moments of delight that paved the course for the future. In Part 2 of our Year-ender 2017 series, we bring you the top ten Martech moments from the year. Read More: Trends in Marketing Technology Budgets Could Impact Data Quality and Hygiene…

The “New” Path to Scale

In today’s media world the big keep getting bigger, Google/YouTube and Facebook/Instagram count their users in the billions while traditional media companies continue to consolidate into massive platforms – think Comcast/Universal/NBC. Scale is a prerequisite for any meaningful marketing discussion. As a basic ingredient in the proverbial marketing soup of any brand marketer, scale is no longer a point of differentiation, but rather a starting point. Also Read: Why the Tug-of-War Will Continue in 2018 Social Marketing…

Snap Inc Acquires Metamarkets To Boost Snapchat Ad Data Analytics

Snap Inc, the Parent Company of Snapchat, Has Reportedly Acquired Metamarkets for the Programmatic Ad Data Analytics on Their Popular Social Media App Snap Inc is said to have acquired ad tech start-up Metamarkets, according to industry experts. Metamarkets offers data tools to some major names in media and programmatic advertising like Twitter, Oath, Applift, and so on. According to TechCrunch, citing anonymous sources, the technology and social media company most probably closed the deal to acquire Metamarkets for…

What are Popular Messaging Apps Missing? Urgency Alerts

New Technology From Ingenioshare, An Affiliate Of Ipventure, Solves The Problem Of Notification Overload In An Innovative Approach Communication has become increasingly easy with the rise of third-party messaging apps. However, this ease of communication can be a source of constant distraction, as we are frequently interrupted by sounding alerts on our devices. Alarmingly, the study The attentional cost of receiving a cell phone notification found that 'cellular phone notifications alone significantly disrupted…