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Tiger Pistol Furthers Investments, Outlines Goals for Data and Analytics

Focus on Surfacing Unique Customer Insights and Building New Features Around Data Science Backed Recommendations To align with its efforts to better collect, present, and utilize data to show the real value of social advertising, Tiger Pistol, the only social advertising platform that delivers local activation at global scale, recently announced a series of data engineering hires to accelerate the continued evolution of the company's data and analytics capabilities. "As the advertising technology landscape becomes more…

Sprinklr Acquires Nanigans’ Social Advertising Business

Surpassing $1.5 billion in annualized ad spend – creating the dominant advertising platform for social media Sprinklr, the world’s first Unified Front Office for Modern Channels, announced that it has acquired Nanigans’ social advertising business. Nanigans’ social advertising business is a perfect complement to what Sprinklr has been building for the past decade – one platform for customer experience management. With this transaction, Sprinklr is now the definitive powerhouse in performance and brand social…

HiSmile Skyrockets Social Advertising Performance with Brand Networks

HiSmile Partners with Brand Networks; Increases ROAS and Cuts Costs During Busiest Sales Period Brand Networks, the advertising optimization platform and cross-channel managed media services provider, announced that oral cosmetics company HiSmile was able to accelerate growth by driving cost-efficient conversions and maximizing return on ad spend (ROAS) through social advertising with Brand Networks. HiSmile, well known for its savvy influencer marketing that launched the teeth whitening startup into a multimillion-dollar…

Tech Automates, People Create: A Model for In-Housing Content

If any ad agency executives still doubt they’re at risk of losing business because clients want to take back control, it’s time for a reality check. The trend is very real. According to a survey by the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) members, 78 percent have an in-house agency of some form. That’s up from 58 percent in 2013. Of course, in-housing is neither straightforward nor is it achieved overnight. Every brand has its own level of comfort, capability, and appetite for bringing work historically done by agencies…

Brand Networks Unveils First-Ever Solutions to Support & Scale Authentic Local Social Advertising

Brand Networks, the cross-channel managed media software and services provider, announced a suite of local social advertising solutions to help brick-and-mortar brands reach, engage, and sell to their local communities in an authentic, credible and extensible way. Brands of all sizes can now generate local awareness, emotional connections, and store footfall with these solutions, leveraging and enhancing relationships with patrons. “Brick-and-mortar businesses are under attack in today’s digital world. They are looking for…

4C Expands Partnership with Placed for TV and OTT Audiences and Measurement

Scope Integration of Leading Location Intelligence & Offline Attribution Creates Unified Solutions for Multi-Channel Marketing 4C, a global data science and marketing technology company, announced the growth of its partnership with Placed, a leader in location analytics and offline attribution. The expanded solution brings location-based audiences to targeting and measurement within TV and OTT alongside existing social advertising integrations. Advertisers can now leverage Placed data in the Scope by 4C platform to…

How to Find the Right Advertising Fit: Facebook vs. Instagram

Planning a product launch and wondering how much of your limited budget to allocate to digital advertising? We have no doubt of the answer: All. When it comes to social advertising, not all platforms are created equal. The reality is traditional Facebook advertising still dominates many marketing budgets with its 2.3 billion users. Although Facebook and Instagram share many similar functionalities — interaction with friends, a real-time feed of visual content, not to mention the fact that both platforms are owned by…

After a Year of Rapid Growth, Elite Sem Promotes Zach Morrison to CEO; Founder Ben Kirshner Transitions to Chairman of the Board

Announcement Marks New Chapter for One of the Largest Independent Digital Marketing Agencies Award-winning digital marketing agency, Elite SEM, announced that president Zach Morrison has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer, while founder Ben Kirshner has assumed a new role as Chairman of the Board. The executive promotions follow a year of rapid growth -  with an over 40% organic increase in revenue in 2018 - driven by existing and new clients. Elite also introduced new services from key acquisitions, including…

Study Examines 44 Billion Instagram Ad Impressions; Spending Skyrockets While CPM Holds Steady

In 36 Month Analysis, Brand Networks Chronicles Instagram’s Maturity Brand Networks, the company recently named a “Leader” in Social Advertising Technology by independent analyst firm Forrester Research, released the findings of a study analyzing 36 months of data and examining more than 44 billion Instagram ad impressions served on behalf of the company’s customers. The report, which looks at advertising trends from June 2015 to July 2018, reveals Instagram’s stunning growth since the launch of its Ads API, its price…

New Kenshoo Research: Mobile Ads Overtake Desktop in Paid Search for the First Time, Now Lead Spending in Both Social and Search

Social Impression Volume Increased Year-Over-Year for the First Time in Four Quarters; Mobile Shopping Ad Impressions Surged in Paid Search in Q2 2018 Kenshoo, a global leader in marketing technology, released a new infographic, Kenshoo Digital Marketing Quarterly Trends Report: Q2 2018, detailing spending growth in social (40%) and paid search (10%) year-over-year (YoY) in Q2 2018. Key findings include: Social spending increased 40% YoY and decreased 1% quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) Social impressions increased 15%…

Unmetric Addresses Facebook’s Global Launch of View Ads for all Brand Pages

Social Analytics Company Applauds News as Great for Transparency and Potential Growth in Social Advertising Unmetric, an enterprise solution for branded content analysis and discovery, announced its position and readiness following Facebook’s announcement of its global launch of View Ads, a major step in the network’s ongoing initiative to increase authenticity and transparency for ads run and paid for by brand Pages. Last December, Facebook started testing its View Ads feature in Canada, enabling anyone to see the ads a…

Facebook Pouncing On Offline User Data to Consolidate Its Ad Targeting Efforts

Without Facebook, marketing would be a mistake. To strengthen this belief, Facebook is refining its ad targeting methodology. In 2017, it will pounce on user's offline data to maximize ROI from ad-spend campaigns done on Facebook. It will collaborate with six mega-data collection, verification and analytics firms in 2017. From a purely social media and networking site, the Menlo Park-based company has grown into a major advertising platform in recent years. In a bid to consolidate its ad targeting efforts, Facebook now…