PR Newswire | May 05, 2023
Sonobi revealed a new programmatic advertising partnership with Captify and MediaMath to offer brands a path to launch or scale their CTV advertising efforts.
CTV, or connected television, is one of the fastest-growing opportunities for advertisers. However, there’s a major challenge: How can a brand be sure its targeted users are actually the ones watching? Programmatic CTV advertising has struggled to deliver targeted audiences, creating an environment with too little transparency and too much risk.
Industry leaders Sonobi, MediaMath, and Captify are teaming up to create a unique opportunity to connect brands with the users they want to target through connected television devices. By combining the expertise of all three trusted programmatic advertising partners, brands can expect a higher level of engagement, a better experience for the user, and more efficient ad spending with quality inventory and enhanced targeting.
“Through our partnership, we’re creating a more curated marketplace that will allow you to scale effectively,” Sonobi CEO Michael Connelly said.
Sonobi will primarily handle the supply side of the equation by leveraging a network of more than 50 CTV publishers as well as robust first- party data from proprietary push notification technology. Push notifications use a tracker that converts the user into a GO ID to create a numerical profile, and it's this profile, combined with the high quality search intent data from Captify and the demand from MediaMath, that makes this curated marketplace possible for CTV advertising.
The GO ID is the next evolution in understanding and targeting audience segments. But what if a user has five different profiles across the digital ecosystem? That's where identity pairing, which matches first-party data with GO IDs. By working together, Sonobi, MediaMath, and Captify can illuminate the segments brands are looking for with greater success than cookies alone could provide.
Captify's search intelligence platform enables the industry's only real-time intent audiences for CTV. "Extending Captify's technology into CTV with Sonobi and MediaMath has enabled marketers to achieve a new level of performance for their CTV campaigns. Coupled with our robust and proprietary insights packages, we are excited to power this solution for MediaMath's thousands of advertisers," Captify's SVP of Business and Corporate Development Matthew Papa said.
"MediaMath's clients are looking for easier ways to reach high intent audiences through CTV" said Jared Lansky, SVP Partnerships at MediaMath. "By bringing Sonobi and Captify into our Curated Markets offering, we are able to offer a turnkey solution that delivers those audiences in just one click".
Sonobi is an independent, consumer-focused technology company that provides a fair and equitable media marketplace to connect advertisers directly with individuals. Sonobi’s JetStream technology is transforming the business of traditional impression-based advertising to individual-based advertising. By unifying comScore’s top 250 premium media properties and fortune 500 advertisers, Sonobi’s JetStream platform enables publishers and marketers to directly collaborate in order to create and deliver superior addressable communication plans for the people who matter most — consumers. Learn more at: www.sonobi.com
Captify is the leading Search Intelligence Platform for the open web and the largest independent holder of first-party search data outside of google, connecting the real-time searches from over 2 billion devices globally. Its Search Intelligence technology powers omnichannel programmatic advertising and real-time insights for the world’s biggest brands, such as Disney, Unilever, eBay, Mercedes-Benz, Microsoft, Nestlé, GSK, Uber, Mars, P&G, Sony, and Toyota—without reliance on third-party cookies. Captify brings brands more customers, publishers greater yield, and consumers the most relevant digital experiences. Learn more at: www.captifytechnologies.com
MediaMath is the leading technology pioneer on a mission to make advertising better. We deliver outstanding results through powerful ad tech, partnership and a curiosity for what’s next. We help more than 3,500 advertisers solve complex marketing problems so they can deepen their customer relationships across screens and around the world. Learn more at: www.mediamath.com
Business Wire | April 06, 2023
StackAdapt, the leading self-serve programmatic advertising platform, today announced a partnership with Place Exchange, a leading supply-side platform (SSP) for programmatic out-of-home (OOH) media to provide its users access to Place Exchange’s unmatched supply of global digital OOH (DOOH) inventory. This collaboration will allow advertisers to reach their target audiences with precision and accuracy in relevant real-world contexts, as a result of StackAdapt's advanced planning and execution capabilities and Place Exchange's vast network of premium DOOH media across all major venues and formats. By tapping into Place Exchange's extensive inventory through this partnership, StackAdapt users can unlock unparalleled scale, quality, and transparency levels within the DOOH ecosystem.
As the newest and fastest-growing channel on StackAdapt, DOOH offers advertisers massive reach and high-impact messaging natively woven into consumers’ daily journeys, bridging the gap between the physical and digital worlds. Place Exchange gives StackAdapt users a wealth of premium inventory coupled with the opportunity for DOOH scale across the US, Canada, Europe, and Latin America, and more granular DOOH reporting than before.
"StackAdapt is thrilled to partner with Place Exchange to solidify DOOH as an invaluable pillar in our multi-channel strategy," said Ben Elliott, Director of Advanced TV & DOOH at StackAdapt. "Our partnership will enable advertisers to extend their digital plans and connect with consumers in the physical world, all with the same programmatic buying benefits of flexibility, targeting, and measurement that they are familiar with today.”
As Place Exchange was built from the ground up to enable true programmatic OOH activation within the DSPs media buyers already use, StackAdapt users will be able to seamlessly access Place Exchange inventory with the same existing workflows as other programmatic channels in the DSP.
“We are excited to unlock unparalleled real-world scale and rich programmatic DOOH capabilities for StackAdapt users,” said Nick Bennett, SVP, Partnerships at Place Exchange. “Our unique position as the only agnostic and independent out-of-home SSP means that we win when our partners win, and it allows us to bring unmatched scale, quality, and transparency to the programmatic out-of-home ecosystem.”
To learn more about StackAdapt, please visit: https://www.stackadapt.com/
StackAdapt is a self-serve programmatic advertising platform used by hundreds of brands and agencies around the world. StackAdapt’s data-driven platform combines state-of-the-art machine learning with a clean and intuitive user interface to provide media buyers with an easy way to plan, execute and drive the best performance across all devices, inventory and publishing partners. StackAdapt has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing technology companies in North America and is rated the number 1 demand-side platform (DSP) on G2 and is the highest performing and easiest to use platform. For further information, visit www.stackadapt.com.
About Place Exchange
Place Exchange is the leading SSP for programmatic out-of-home media. Integrated with omnichannel and OOH DSPs, Place Exchange’s patented technology uniquely offers agencies and advertisers the opportunity to fully unify buying and measurement of OOH media with other digital channels, leveraging the same workflow, creatives, reporting, and attribution as for online and mobile advertising. Place Exchange’s unmatched premium supply ecosystem adheres to its Place Exchange Clear certification program that delivers buyers quality, consistency, transparency, and compliance. For OOH media partners, Place Exchange offers the opportunity to access untapped programmatic ad spend with full transparency and control. For more information about Place Exchange, visit www.placeexchange.com.
Business Wire | April 03, 2023
LTK, the global creator marketing platform, today launched social media advertising for brands to further leverage LTK Creator content to drive business outcomes. The new LTK Boost™ advertising solution allows brands to amplify creator collaboration content directly from the creator’s social media handles – leading to higher engagement and conversion.
Brand investment in LTK Creators continued to increase last year with brand campaigns growing nearly 50% in the second half of the year. In a recent study, LTK found that Gen Z and Millennials rank influencer content over brand and even user-generated content when making a purchase decision. With LTK Boost, LTK can now run social media ads directly from creator profiles on behalf of brands -which creates a more authentic message, reduces the cost of content production and drives higher engagement and conversion versus traditional social media advertising.
In an initial offering, LTK worked with several brands across multiple categories to run LTK Boost ads from creator profiles, which led to an increase in traffic to the brands’ sites, as well as a significant lift in sales with some brands seeing nearly 4X sales growth. All brand results outpaced social media ad industry click through averages by 80%. In addition, creators that participated in the trial saw significant impact with increases in audience reach, outsized gains in new followers and incremental sales and commissions for each creator. Participating creators saw nearly 200K new audience views per post and reached a near 30% increase in retail sales.
“Creators are undoubtedly having an impact on consumer shopping behaviors. 92% of Gen Z – a group that will make up the largest consumer segment in a few years - rely on creators to inform their purchases across virtually every category. And, creators are the number one most trusted source to help with purchase decisions for Gen Z and Millennials – beating social media ads and celebrities. That’s why we continue to introduce solutions like LTK Media Boosting to help brands to fully harness the power of creators and reach their customers efficiently and effectively,” said Kristi O’Brien, General Manager of the LTK Brand Platform.
LTK Boost is available now in the LTK Brand Platform. For more information, please visit https://company.shopltk.com/en/brands.
As the founder of creator guided shopping, LTK is the trusted and effective platform for creators and their businesses by powering the connection between content and commerce. Founded in 2011 by Amber and Baxter Box, the LTK mission is to empower creators to be as economically successful as possible. World premium lifestyle creators in 150+ countries drive more than $3.6 billion in annual retail sales through their LTK Creator Shop profiles. Today, more than 18 million consumers turn to LTK Creator Shops in the LTK shopping platform each month to find inspiration and instantly shop the styles recommended by their favorite creators. And, more than 6,000 brands partner with LTK to gain access to its global creator network for content that converts against performance-driven, cross-channel KPIs. A three-time honoree on Fast Company’s list of Most Innovative Retail Companies, LTK is headquartered in Dallas, TX and currently operates on five continents. To download the LTK shopping app, search for LTK in the App Store or Google Play.
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