Augeo | February 20, 2023
Augeo, an enterprise engagement platform technology, has recently acquired Brand Networks, a social media marketing pioneer, for increasing engagement over social media platforms. In addition, its data collection and engagement solution, Valor Siren Ventures, participated with Augeo in this transaction.
Brand Networks offers AI-powered tools to enhance advertising investments, media buying, and authentic employee advocacy through software solutions and clean room collaboration technology to turn audiences and first-party data over social media platforms into monetization. These services will help marketers, advertising companies like Augeo and creator communities with the creation, publication, and measurement of organic content in real-time on behalf of the organization. It leverages AI and machine learning algorithms for building brand relationships with customers through social media platforms like Pinterest, Snapchat, TikTok, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Meta. Garros Group, an investment bank in the advertising sector, served as a financial and strategic advisor for Brand Networks.
Founder and CEO of Augeo, David Kristal, said, "We are eager to cultivate Brand Network's innovative paid social solutions that optimize cross-platform advertising budgets with data-driven strategies. Moreover, there is not a more authentic and inspired strategy to advance brand experiences than through the passion and advocacy of that brand's employees, customers, and partners. We recognize the power of synthesizing brand advocates across social media to deepen the connection to stakeholders and local communities." He added, "Augeo's acquisition of Brand Networks extends opportunities for our clients to leverage genuine employee advocacy—creating a unique and inevitable intersection of marketing and HR. Every day, thousands of employees are activated on behalf of major brands through Brand Networks, and we are excited to scale their efforts and accelerate the power of their solutions for our respective clients."
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
Headquartered in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Augeo, an advertising solutions provider, has been offering services for enterprise-level loyalty and engagement platforms and experience design since 1999. In addition, it serves solutions for loyalty programs, channel loyalty, employee recognition, sales incentives, web3 experiences, strategic gifting, event production, customer loyalty, experiential marketing, workplace engagement, digital agency services, employee engagement, card-linking experiences, B2B loyalty, membership benefits, employee recognition and rewards, insurance and voluntary benefits, custom solutions, and affinity partner networks.
MGID | February 28, 2023
MGID, an advertising platform, has recently announced the integration of generative artificial intelligence into its current intelligence solutions. This integration would help advertisers with image and headline generation and their optimization.
With Open AI’s DALL•E 2, advertisers would develop computerized digital images through text prompts. It would also align headlines according to historical and GEO-specific data. Its automation is fast and requires fewer resource-intensives, transforming overall campaign efficiency and impact. In addition, combining MGID’s intelligent recommendation algorithms, contextual intelligence, and AI technologies would accelerate ad performance and user engagement with MGID ads.
In addition to these facilities, the advertisers benefit from advanced visual toolkits than traditional stock images, creating more engaging but unique pictures with about 20% increased click-through rate (CTR). It gives control of key details like emotion, character, style, hue and angle to the advertisers. It also offers multiple versions of the same image for AB testing to identify the audience’s likings. In addition, it organically intertwines advertisements into a user’s website interactions with native ad placements, serving relevant content which is suitable to the users’ interests.
CEO of MGID, Sergii Denysenko said, “It’s clear that AI will play a critical role in powering the next stage of truly optimized ad campaigns. Pairing this with our smart recommendation algorithms and existing contextual intelligence technology is the natural evolution in creating a better experience for advertisers, publishers, and audiences alike. Impressed by its capabilities in testing, we’re very much looking forward to the launch and seeing how AI is embraced by advertisers throughout the year.”
(Source – Business Wire)
Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, MGID, an advertising services provider, offers solutions for lifestyle media, entertainment media, blogs, content discovery, website traffic management, audience development, paid content distribution and native advertising. It has been providing quality content distribution to entertainment and lifestyle publishers worldwide. It entertains, at the same time, delivers marketing solutions that cater to consumer interests with a subtler and indirect selling approach. Its performance-driven approach connects interested visitors seamlessly to its customers’ websites for revenue generation and traffic enhancement through quality content and relevance to the users’ expectations.
Broadsign, StackAdapt | January 31, 2023
As demand for out-of-home (OOH) advertising continues to rise, StackAdapt, announced a collaboration with Broadsign that enables agencies and brands to access new OOH advertising options.
The advertising technology partnership expands the OOH inventory accessible on StackAdapt's multi-channel digital advertising platform, giving StackAdapt users access to premium international screens in high-traffic areas through the Broadsign supply-side platform (SSP).
The combination of Broadsign's worldwide SSP with StackAdapt's multi-channel digital advertising platform allows media buyers to effortlessly include global digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertisements across roadside, retail, transport, and beyond into programmatic multi-channel campaigns. The merger of two industry-leading ad tech platforms makes it simpler for media buyers to broaden their audience reach and boost engagement across additional digital channels. It also provides StackAdapt users with opportunities to increase brand exposure and interact more effectively with global audiences.
Senior Director of Inventory, StackAdapt, Lina Wangfang, said, “Demand for out-of-home advertising has risen sharply in recent years and continues to grow as more marketers double down on brand-building investments amidst the current economic climate.” She added, “Our collaboration with Broadsign significantly expands the available programmatic out-of-home inventory on our multi-channel platform for agencies who may not have previously considered the medium. Out-of-home plays well with mobile, social, and CTV, and we expect this integration will help drive new growth here at StackAdapt, and fuel the continued evolution of multi-channel.”
(Source – ExchangeWire)
VP of global media sales at Broadsign, John Dolan, said, “Programmatic is the future of out-of-home, and our latest integration with StackAdapt will drive new attention to the medium to help spur the growth of out-of-home and multi-channel.” He explained, “We’re thrilled to team with StackAdapt to bring more media buyers, including midsize agencies, access to a medium that’s proven to boost brand awareness and online activation. We look forward to building on our partnership with StackAdapt.”
(Source – ExchangeWire)
Broadsign enables publishers, agencies, and brands to interact with global audiences through the power of out-of-home advertising. Itpowers over 425,000 signs on motorways, airports, retail malls, health clinics, and transport systems and is at the center of people's lives. The Broadsign platform assists publishers in managing their business operations more effectively while also facilitating the booking of OOH campaigns by brands and agencies. In addition, the platform offers capabilities for content delivery, playback and proof of performance, availability of sales inventory and proposal development, automated programmatic DOOH transactions, and OOH business operations.