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Traackr Releases Budget Optimization Tools to Demystify Influencer Marketing Investments

Influencer marketing spend was expected to reach as much as $15 billion by 2022. But, as budgets are drastically reduced due to the global pandemic, marketers are under intense pressure to accurately track spend, optimize budgets, and properly measure return on their investments. Today Traackr, a leading influencer marketing platform, announced the release of a Budget Optimization toolset for marketers to better analyze spend and increase ROI. Traackr's new capabilities enable brands to take control of their influencer…

MarTech Interview with Evyenia Wilkins, VP Marketing at Traackr

"Sophisticated technology will continue to be an important part of managing a business." Could you tell us about your role and journey into Technology? What inspired you to start at Traackr? Funnily enough, over a decade ago, when I was pursuing my Masters, I chose to study Authenticity in Marketing. I was fascinated by how businesses were being forced to evolve in response to consumer pressure and how Marketing could no longer sell false pretenses unchecked. I was drawn to Traackr because we are building a technology…

Traackr Unveils New Influencer Discovery Capabilities to Evaluate Audience Quality and Brand Value Alignment

Influencer marketing platform debuts Audience Quality and Brand Values Match tools to help brands identify and assess influencers for campaigns that drive higher ROI Influencer fraud cost brands an estimated $1.3 billion in 2019, and the additional rise in influencer scandals has put pressure on marketers to ensure brand value alignment before collaborating. Today Traackr, a leading influencer marketing platform, announced the launch of two new discovery tools, Audience Quality and Brand Values Match, for marketers to…

MarTech Interview with Pierre-Loic Assayag, CEO and Co-Founder at Traackr

"A brand has to genuinely be better than the alternatives and marketers have to be smarter than the competition." Tell us about your role and journey into Technology. What inspired you to start Traackr? It’s been a journey indeed! I started my career in Marketing for Procter & Gamble and Peugeot in Europe, before immigrating to the United States from France, by way of the UK and Spain, and transitioning to an internet technology entrepreneur 20 years ago. I refer to myself as a “recovering marketer” because when I…

TechBytes with Therese Little, Senior Sales Director at Traackr

June saw campaigns focused on Pride in every industry from beauty and fashion to enterprise technology - some landed with the LGBTQIA+ community, some didn’t. Why are brands so interested in creating Pride-specific campaigns? It’s typical (and now even expected) to see brands release special edition rainbow products in “celebration” of Pride. The benefit for brands having Pride campaigns, beyond the obvious boost to their bottom line, is the ability to build new relationships, and create a company that is relatable,…

Influencer Marketing Without Influencer Waste

High-profile brands learned valuable lessons about the ROI of Influencer Marketing the hard way this year, as evidenced by the more attention-grabbing headlines in the industry. 2018 was the year that Unilever denounced “fake followers.” Snap’s PR firm sued a celebrity for failure to influence. Instagram pulled a spate of “bot” accounts to better reflect genuine Influencer Engagement. It’s no wonder that brand marketers looking to advance their influencer marketing programs are stuck in a “tactical trap.” If brand…

Unmasking the State of Influence in Men’s Grooming

Friday, August 17 this year was National Men’s Grooming Day - a day when men can focus on their appearance and when salons, hairdressers and beauty parlors can cater to men with various offers. What better time to look behind the beard, if you will, to understand the brands that are favorites in men’s grooming among influencers, and how marketers can learn from these brands to scale their own influencer marketing programs. Traackr gathered data from the top beauty influencers to find out which men’s grooming brands were…

Interview with Barbara Bates, CEO, Hotwire

"As a business leader who fully embraces technology advancements such as AI, I can't forget about the human element that is vital to keep the business of public relations and integrated communication alive."Tell us about your journey into PR tech. What galvanized you to join Hotwire as a CEO? I founded Eastwick Communications in Silicon Valley more than 27 years ago, and in 2016 it was acquired by Hotwire. I was initially appointed as the CEO of North America, but I became Global CEO shortly thereafter. I was intrigued by…

What Makes Influencer Marketing Platforms So Exciting?

Understanding Influencer Marketing Technologies Help Marketers Effectively Apply This Amorphous Marketing Strategy "A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is -- it is what consumers tell each other it is." - Scott Cook What is Influencer Marketing? Jennifer Polk who is a research director for marketing leaders at Gartner states that Influencer Marketing is a core component of Social Marketing. It is a powerful tool to mold the audience's beliefs and behaviors towards brands. An Influencer is an individual…

Influencer Solutions Will Become a Core Component of the Marketing Stack

Traackr's Latest Funding Round Has Drawn Attention to Influencer Solutions and Management Platforms  It's a great time to be in the social media marketing business. With the rise of social media marketing and the effectiveness of social media influencer management platforms, businesses are leading their way into embracing a swifter and a clearer digital transformation. One such martech company, Traackr, helps businesses with powerful influencer analytics. Using Traackr, you can scale influencer marketing with one…

Traackr Raises $9 Million in Series B Funding to Fuel Influencer Marketing Technology for Global Brands

Workhorse Capital and Brandtech group You & Mr Jones Both Invest, Underscoring the Importance of Influencers in Modern Marketing Traackr, the influencer relationship management platform, announced it has raised $9 million in Series B funding led by Workhorse Capital, with participation from You & Mr Jones and existing investors. In 2017, 86 percent of marketers reported using influencer marketing, but measuring the ROI of influencer programs was the top challenge facing marketers. Traackr's data-driven software…

Influencer Marketing is the Fastest-Growing Online Customer Acquisition Strategy

Influencer Marketing is the Fastest-Growing Online Customer Acquisition Strategy Google Trends shows how Influencer marketing has steadily climbed the charts to displace print advertising. Sneaking close to video advertising, influencer marketing industry is on a trailblazer mode, bringing together the various cogs of the social media and branded content within the ‘sales’ flywheel. Influencers are ruling the roost for brands across online channels. Dwarfing the company’s owned social media campaigns, influencer…