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MarTech Interview with Joel Horwitz, Senior Vice President Marketing at WANdisco

"People need to write and create quality content, which tends to do better in the long term, rather than creating volumes of material that nobody will see." Tell us about your role and journey into marketing technology? How did you arrive at WANdisco? Joel Horwitz: I didn't ever intend on getting into marketing, however, it turns out I'm pretty good at breaking up complex technical ideas to help others learn and build novel products. I think that skill comes from my science, engineering, and entrepreneurship background. I…

Twitter Debuts New Slate of Best-In-Class Premium Content Deals at 2019 Digital Content Newfronts

Univision, the Wall Street Journal, Nfl, Espn, and Viacom Among Collaborations That Offer Advertisers the Opportunity to Connect to Twitter's Influential and Receptive Audiences Twitter returned to the Digital Content NewFronts with an expanded lineup of new live and on demand premium video programming, offering advertisers new opportunities to connect with influential and receptive audiences throughout the world's most seminal cultural moments. New collaborations and renewals were announced across news, sports, gaming…

Twitter Confirms Machine Learning has Helped to Identify and Remove Abusive Tweets Significantly

Reports 18% Year-over-Year Total Revenue Growth and 11% Year-over-Year Growth in Monetizable Daily Active Usage Twitter, Inc. announced financial results for its first quarter 2019. "We are taking a more proactive approach to reducing abuse and its effects on Twitter," said Jack Dorsey, Twitter's CEO. "We are reducing the burden on victims and, where possible, taking action before abuse is reported. For example, we are now removing 2.5x more Tweets that share personal information and ~38% of abusive Tweets that are…

What’s Happening to Brand Loyalty?

In this, the age of infinite options, the digitally savvy consumer is truly in control. This means unquestioning brand loyalty no longer dominates as it did decades ago. Back when product information was relatively hard to come by, consumers knew that the best route to purchase satisfaction was to trust brands and stay loyal to them for life. Their pre-purchase research was limited to the newspaper, magazine, and TV ads they saw, and sometimes a fancy full-color brochure. Therefore, from groceries to apparel, to autos and…

Samba TV and Twitter to Measure Tune-in for TV Programmers

New Capability Provides Attribution to Marketers using Twitter to Drive Tune-in Samba TV, the emerging leader in global TV analytics, announced a partnership with Twitter to measure the effectiveness of Twitter in driving tune-in. Through this measurement program, marketers can gain insights into bridging Twitter engagement to tune-ins across primetime broadcast and cable programming, OTT streaming originals, and tentpoles such as the NBA, NFL, and NHL sporting events. During a closed beta period of this innovative…

Instagram Can Be Beneficial For Social Media Optimization Campaigns

Instagram by its virtue can be beneficial and prove to be really a great social media platform that will help you in your social media optimization campaign. If you are thinking of making the most use and action of the free photo-sharing social media optimization platform Instagram then this is the right time to implement it in your business' social media account. These photos will ensure high SMO while you can focus on other areas of your business such as visiting clients, attending meeting and events, or for co-worker…

4 Step Guide for Marketing Your Mobile App Online

Developing a mobile app is a lot of work. From concept to design to implementation, you’ve likely spent countless hours working on this app, and now you’re finally ready to release it to the world. Ideally, your app would be so great that word of mouth alone will help it to spread. However, even though your app is great, this isn’t likely to happen. Just because you’re done with app development doesn’t mean your work is over. There is still plenty left to do to market your app, so don’t kick back and relax just yet. To…

Consumers and Investors Still Flocking to Social Media Companies Despite Privacy Concerns

Financialnewsmedia.com News Commentary This may be counter-intuitive given all the negative media concerning privacy matters with social media platforms, but industry research sources project enormous growth for the sector as the companies "will continue to find ways to monetize." The January 2019 report continues: "Since going mainstream over a decade ago, hundreds of millions of Americans have embraced social networking websites; from Facebook and Twitter to LinkedIn and dozens more, people use these networks maintain…

LinkedIn Live Arrives in Beta to Disrupt Online Streaming Video Marketing

Video has Powered a resurgence in engagement for LinkedIn’s 600 Million Users LinkedIn has had an epiphany! The platform will be joining other Social Media such as Facebook and Instagram in supporting Live Streaming. The company emphasized that video, just like original content and breaking news, is extremely popular as a format among users, globally. No wonder, LinkedIn decided to embed video capabilities in its ever-popular platform. The announcement this week confirms LinkedIn’s launch of live-video, allowing users…

Redefining the Customer Relationship Through Social Media

Insight by Brian Lindley, Business Development Director, HGS Europe It's only been over the past few years that brands have started to pay close attention to customer activity on social media. It took a combination of the smart phone and a few popular social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, for brands to notice that customers might be talking about their products and services online. However, although it may be a recent change in customer behavior, it is now an important connection between the customer and brand.…

AppsFlyer Appoints Brian Quinn as New US President & GM

Industry Veteran Joins the Global Leader in Mobile Attribution and Marketing Analytics to Aid Its Massive Expansion and Hyper-Growth in the United States AppsFlyer, the world leader in mobile attribution and marketing analytics, has appointed Brian Quinn as its new US President & General Manager. Quinn has been brought in to help drive the company's continued hyper-growth and expansion throughout the US and North America. Quinn, a former director and executive with AT&T, Kenshoo, and Experian, is…

Juniper Research: Sporting Rights to Drive Annual Digital Content Revenues to $250 Billion This Year, Juniper Research Finds

$23 Billion Rise Fuelled by On-Demand Subscriptions as Amazon, Facebook & Twitter Acquire Sporting Rights to Bolster Content Market Share A new study from Juniper Research has found that global consumer spend on digital content will reach $250 billion in 2019, an increase of $23 billion year-on-year. “Games revenues will be 40% of total content revenues in 2019, unchanged from 2018, as popularity of watching eSports online and attending tournaments remains strong worldwide” The research found that SVoD…

Sprinklr Partners with the 3% Movement and Twitter to Track Purpose-Driven Super Bowl Ads

Follow #3PercentSB on Twitter to See If Sprinklr’s Real-Time Data Analysis Proves That Purpose-Driven Campaigns Drive More Engagement vs. Standard Brand Messages Sprinklr, the world’s leading front office platform, is partnering with Twitter and the 3% Movement to measure and analyze the response to purpose-driven advertisements during Super Bowl LIII. The mission of this campaign is to determine whether or not purpose-driven advertising campaigns drive more engagement on Twitter vs. campaigns with standard brand…

Where Netflix Meets Black Twitter

Black Entrepreneur Launches Social Streaming Platform First teased last fall – X On Demand (xod.tv) has finally gone live. The Netflix-style site, with a social twist, boasts a growing library of works by Black filmmakers, with at least one person of Black American/African decent in a leading role both in front of and behind the lens – prerequistes for a project to be considered for the site. While billing itself as a platform "dedicated to showcasing works by Black filmmakers and content creators", XOD steps up the…

New Native and Social Connector Apps Now Part of RevJet’s AppXchange

RevJet’s Enterprise-Grade Apps Will Now Easily Integrate with Taboola, Outbrain, and Oath RevJet, the pioneer in developing an enterprise-level SaaS platform especially for targeted advertising, has announced the addition of new connectors and social apps in its ever-growing app platform. Now, Fortune 500 marketers will be able to easily manage strategy, analytics, publishing and creation of creative marketing campaigns. What is even better is that these new developments are also available for users of Taboola,…

HG Data Audience Extends Technographics to Facebook, Adobe, Twitter, and Salesforce Digital Marketing Platforms

HG Data Partnership with LiveRamp Enables B2B Advertisers to Use HG Data Audience Segments to Precisely Target Digital Ad Campaigns HG Data, the global leader in company intelligence for B2B technology marketers, announced the release of its new HG Data Audience segments for digital advertisers using Facebook, Adobe Marketing Cloud, Twitter, Salesforce DMP, and dozens of other leading marketing platforms. This is the result of its longstanding partnership with LiveRamp , the identity platform powering exceptional…

20 Hot Brands on the Social Media Monitoring RADAR – Part II

Martech Series Features 20 Brands That Are Helping Businesses Maintain Their Social Media Footprint ‘Social Media Monitoring is all about finding out the buzz about your brand. It’s a lot of data collation and extracting meaningful insights in order to decide the direction in which a business has to be driven. This process happens via Social Media Monitoring tools and is not restricted to Social Media only. It also involves crawling into every nook and corner of the internet that can host data.’ Social Media Monitoring…

Hootsuite Celebrates 10 Years of Industry-Leading Innovation and Customer Success

Born at the Forefront of Social Media, Hootsuite Looks Back on a Decade of Leadership in Social Media Management and Looks Forward to What the Next 10 Years Will Bring When Hootsuite was born back in November of 2008, four-year-old Facebook had 100 million users (2.27 billion today) and new kid on the block Twitter had just 6 million (336 million today). The world was without Instagram (more than 1 billion users today) as it wouldn’t exist for another two years, and Snapchat (300+ million users today) wouldn’t come on the…

20 Hot Brands on the Social Media Monitoring RADAR – Part I

MarTech Series Features 20 Brands That Are Helping Businesses Maintain Their Social Media Footprint Brands are getting keener to know what is being spoken about their products and services on the World Wide Web. We are talking about a global platform (the internet in entirety) and fragmented enterprise data scattered across multiple channels! Further, brands would ideally like this data to be collated to harbor rich insights and assess their brand’s value on a macro level. Impossible, right? Not anymore. Thanks to…

20 CMOs to Follow on Twitter

MarTech Series Is Jotting down 20 Chief Marketing Officers That Leverage Twitter to Talk About a Variety of Topics And, of Course, Promote Their Brand Being a CMO is a tough job! As business atmosphere rapidly changes all over the world, its the CMO who needs to be on the toes, all the time and adapt continuously. This compels the CMO to develop certain qualities that help deliver on business expectations. So, what are these qualities? We recently did a piece on must-have qualities for the twenty-first century CMO.…