Google is Partnering With WordPress to Develop a News Publishing Platform

Google | January 14, 2019

Google is partnering with Automattic/WordPress to develop a low-cost system specifically designed for publishing local news. In an announcement, Google says it has invested 1.2 million into creating the Newspeak platform. Development on Newspeak begins in the coming weeks and will be available to publishers worldwide later this year. Newspeak is being developed in an effort to help journalists do more of what they do best-covering news. Publishers on Newspeak will have access to all plugins created by the WordPress developer community. However, Newspeak is not being designed to satisfy the needs of all publishers.

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That's what you will know through this vlog (No. 9) in the #AdvertisingTalks series from #MansTalks, introducing by Mr. Mohamed Mansour, Marketing and Advertising expert.

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That's what you will know through this vlog (No. 9) in the #AdvertisingTalks series from #MansTalks, introducing by Mr. Mohamed Mansour, Marketing and Advertising expert.

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Candid acquires PR and corporate communications agency Coopr

Candid, Coopr | September 06, 2021

Candid announces that communication agency Coopr is joining the Candid platform. The founders, Jody Koehler and Jos Govaart, will join as partners of Candid and at the same time will continue as the management of Coopr. With this latest acquisition, Candid is taking the next step in bringing together all marketing and communications disciplines into a fully integrated platform for advertisers Coopr was founded in 2009, is based in Rotterdam and Antwerp and works for well-known clients such as adidas, Coca-Cola, Coolblue, LinkedIn and TikTok Coopr will continue to operate as an autonomous agency under its own name within the Candid platform. "By joining the Candid platform, we retain our individuality, but we can immediately deepen and broaden our offer and at therefore offer our clients more integrated and other disciplines", say owners Jody Koehler and Jos Govaart. "In addition, the correlation between PR and other communication disciplines is more relevant than ever. Good brand ideas are most credibly propagated through PR efforts." By becoming part of the Candid platform, Coopr can now also shape its ambition with regard to further internationalization with a London branch in the not too distant future. Ruud Wanck, CEO of Candid: "Coopr is an absolute premium brand in the field of PR and corporate communication. Their entrepreneurial spirit fits in perfectly with our platform strategy in which we bring together strong and distinctive agencies into an integrated platform. Within Candid, agencies retain their own culture and identity, but our clients always have direct access to our services across the full range of the marketing and communication profession. With the acquisition of Coopr, we now also have a leading agency within our platform in the – increasingly important – field of PR and corporate communication." This expansion fits in seamlessly with Candid's ambitions to grow. Through acquisitions of media agencies STROOM, M2Media and BBK media, digital agency Online Company and digital experience agency Havana Harbor, social media expert Daily Dialogues, advertising agency XXS, global brand design specialist Millford and marketing innovation agency Cogonez, Candid became the largest independent marketing and advertising platform in the Netherlands. More acquisitions will follow this year, both at home and abroad. "With the addition of a high-quality agency like Coopr, we are once again demonstrating the growth ambitions and the abilities of our platform," says Candid founder & chairman of the board Gérard Ghazarian. About Candid platform: We unify the creative and strategic powers of, amongst others, the media agencies Stroom and M2Media, the digital agencies Online Company and Havana Harbor, the social media expert Daily Dialogues, advertising agency XXS, marketing innovation agency Cogonez and brand identity specialist Millford. About Coopr: Coopr is a communications agency, specialized in three areas of expertise, which are inextricably linked: Brand PR, Corporate Communication and Content Marketing. We enable organizations to communicate better, more effectively, more creatively and more honestly. We help them determining the best story at the right time and through the right channel.

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PostcardMania Expands First-of-its-kind Online/Offline Integration, Adding YouTube and Gmail Ads

PostcardMania | December 10, 2020

PostcardMania's flagship marketing integration, Everywhere Small Business, has received a platinum overhaul. The most current emphasis, named Everywhere Small Business Platinum, is the first-of-its-sort available to package conventional standard mail advertising with five digital marketing platforms. The launch permits PostcardMania to convey composed omnichannel advertising over the present most unmistakable physical and advanced stages in a solitary bundle constructed explicitly for small businesses. Since its initial release in 2018, PostcardMania's Everywhere Small Business product has beated projections and desires. The base of its prosperity and reception by a huge number of independent companies is its value point; it's much lower than other comparable single-party oversaw omnichannel marketing products. The product's extension goes ahead the impact points of long stretches of development inside PostcardMania's SEM (internet searcher advertising) division, which deals with the online segment of Everywhere Small Business. Since its dispatch in mid 2018, the division's staff has developed by 600% while the estimation of its conveyed administrations has expanded by 886%.

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Taboola Partners with IAS to Introduce an Industry-first Pre-bid Brand Safety Technology for Performance Advertisers

IAS | September 18, 2020

Taboola, the world's leading discovery platform, today announced a partnership with Integral Ad Science (IAS), the global leader in digital ad verification, to introduce an industry-first pre-bid brand safety technology for performance advertisers. This is the first-ever integration to directly apply pre-bid brand safety within a native discovery platform. With this integration, performance advertisers have the ability to achieve their marketing goals across Taboola's large audience of 1.4 billion people each month, while ensuring brand safety. "As the advertising world evolves there is one constant - brands need to be able to spend with confidence," said Adam Singolda, Founder and CEO at Taboola. "Now Taboola's large number of global advertisers can feel secure knowing that their content will only appear in locations that have been deemed appropriate by IAS technology. IAS has proven to be a brand safety innovator and a key strategic partner for Taboola. By extending our partnership and introducing this first-to-market offering, we're giving advertisers yet another way to benefit from Taboola's audience scale and ultimately ensure ROI." Taboola has worked with IAS for several years to build new products and optimize their publisher inventory according to IAS technology, however, this new development exposes these segments to advertisers directly within the Taboola ads console. This gives advertisers the control to opt-in to pre-bid brand safety targeting on any campaign.

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