Quotient | August 18, 2022
Quotient (NYSE: QUOT), the leading digital media and promotions technology company, today announced its digital out-of-home (DOOH) multi-touch media measurement capabilities within the Quotient Analytics Platform. Advertisers, retailers and agencies can access near real-time attributable sales and return on ad spend to enable meaningful adoption of DOOH as well as visibility into the channel’s role within holistic omnichannel campaigns.
OOH ad spend is expected to increase 12% this year according to estimates from GroupM, a number that could rise as more marketers come to understand the contribution of the medium to overall campaign performance. Quotient’s solution provides ad buyers with unique, granular insights into DOOH ad performance based on venue (billboard, mall, gym, etc.), designated market area (DMA), or creative type at any time during the campaign flight. This robust data set provides a means for advertisers to justify their ad spend and optimize their campaigns based on specific performance indicators.
“It’s more important than ever that ad buyers feel comfortable with their investments and can validate them. Increasingly, that validation means linking campaigns, or a specific part of a campaign, directly to metrics that directly impact the business, like sales,” said Norm Chait, Senior Director, OOH Practice Lead at Quotient.
“It’s more important than ever that ad buyers feel comfortable with their investments and can validate them. Increasingly, that validation means linking campaigns, or a specific part of a campaign, directly to metrics that directly impact the business, like sales,” said Norm Chait, Senior Director, OOH Practice Lead at Quotient. “With this enhancement, our customers are able to gain important insights into where their campaigns are providing the most value, gaining deep insights on a specific channel like DOOH, but also big-picture information across the entirety of an omnichannel campaign.”
Clients can access attribution and measurement data within Quotient’s self-service platform or through the company’s managed services capabilities.
For more information visit www.quotient.com.
Quotient (NYSE: QUOT) is the leading digital media and promotions technology company that creates cohesive omnichannel brand-building and sales-driving opportunities to deliver valuable outcomes for advertisers, retailers and consumers. The Quotient platform is powered by exclusive consumer spending data, location intelligence and purchase intent data to reach millions of shoppers daily and deliver measurable, incremental sales.
Quotient partners with leading advertisers, publishers and retailers, including Clorox, Procter & Gamble, General Mills, Unilever, CVS, Dollar General and Peapod Digital Labs, a company of Ahold Delhaize USA. Quotient is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, and has offices across the US as well as in Bangalore, Paris, London and Tel Aviv. For more information visit www.quotient.com.
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Fiverr | July 06, 2022
Togetherr™, a new platform for building world-class creative teams and connecting them with leading global brands and agencies, launches today. The platform, designed and built by Fiverr (NYSE: FVRR), and backed by industry-leading visionaries, uses proprietary technology, the Creative Genome, to construct award-winning teams, from an exclusive group of creative talent. These teams will be curated and matched to support brands and agencies on specific projects and campaigns.
The advertising world has gone through massive changes in the last few decades. The emergence of new digital platforms, the fragmentation of media, the rise of tech giants, e-commerce, and science-based marketing, all dramatically influenced the relationships between brands and agencies. It has also now influenced the way creatives feel working for agencies which ultimately impacts the outcomes of marketing and advertising campaigns. Clients, creatives and agencies are now looking for better ways of working.
“Long before the pandemic, our industry was stuck in a rut, slowly choking the creative energy and ambition that once defined our industry, The agency-of-record (AOR) model, based on hefty retainers, bloated head-counts, overheads, and complex processes, is not meeting today’s client needs. Clients need a lot more for less, and faster. Trying to meet these needs without changing our industry's complex system resulted in broken spirits, lack of bravery, lack of excitement, and short-termism. We lost our creative icons, our magicians, our storytellers. Creatives were driven out of our industry, and clients are now looking for them elsewhere. The last two years taught our clients that they can find creativity elsewhere, and produce campaigns better and faster.”
-Amir Guy, Togetherr’s General Manager.
With new and important marketing channels continuing to impact the industry, brands are re-thinking how to maximize creative output in the simplest way, said Micha Kaufman, CEO of Fiverr. Togetherr is a platform that aims to enable and accelerate new ways of working in the creative industry. When you allow yourself to look beyond the old system and challenge the way things have been done forever, you realize that talent can be found everywhere, on a global scale. You also find that diversity, which is so essential for creativity, becomes truly possible when you go beyond old constructs. Leading brands today often build their own creative capabilities in-house, and they need easy ways to augment them with outside independent talent and micro agencies on a project-by-project basis.
Togetherr builds on Fiverr’s long-founded mission of revolutionizing how the world works together. This groundbreaking new platform puts talent and creativity at its core and uses technology powered by a cutting-edge AI engine to help leading brands engage with and manage teams of top-tier independent creatives to meet their project goals.
The Creative Genome
Talent on Togetherr is vetted manually and through the Creative Genome’s powerful technology - ensuring clients have access to the best and brightest in the industry. Creatives on the platform have won awards, worked on campaigns for some of the world’s top brands such as Nike, Coca-Cola, HBO, Apple, and Netflix, as well as agencies, and have won accolades from their peers, clients, and colleagues alike. All of these data points are collected by the Creative Genome in order to assemble top-notch teams to ensure that brands work with the most optimized teams possible, something no agency in the world can offer.
Togetherr is flipping the agency model on its head. Brands will no longer be bound by bureaucracy, agencies-of-record, and long RFP processes to bring campaigns to life. With Togetherr, the platform obtains the brief from the client, and the powerful AI engine will build a team specifically curated for that particular project. They get access to world class talent at the click of a button - to enhance the capabilities of their in-house creative teams - a space we see a lot of brands building out - or to build an entire freelance creative team to deliver new ideas or test new approaches.
Togetherr has been built alongside an advisory board of industry-leading visionaries including Per Pedersen, Mark Tutssel, Eva Santos Bouzos, Greg Hahn, Karin Onsager-Birch, Nellie Kim, David Sable, Mariam Banikarim, Craig Brommers, Amy Fuller, Shelley Diamond and more.
In my mind, size and scale are not the keys to success, but rather talent, perseverance, and passion are the ultimate keys to unlocking creative success, said Greg Hahn, Co-founder and COO of Mischief and Togetherr Advisor. I’ve worked with big agencies and small agencies and founded a boutique small agency that does things differently. There’s no right or wrong way to unlock creativity, however, by putting talent and ideas over profits, you remove the pressure and make way for beautiful, bold, and diverse ideas. This is what Togetherr is all about - using technology to unlock people’s creativity and putting talent first. I am thrilled to have been a part of building this incredible platform and am excited to tap its potential myself.
Fiverr’s mission is to revolutionize how the world works together. We exist to democratize access to talent and to provide talent with access to opportunities so anyone can grow their business, brand, or dreams. From small businesses to Fortune 500, over 4 million customers worldwide worked with freelance talent on Fiverr in the past year, ensuring their workforces remain flexible, adaptive, and agile. With Fiverr’s Talent Cloud, companies can easily scale their teams from a talent pool of skilled professionals from over 160 countries across more than 550 categories, ranging from programming to 3D design, digital marketing to content creation, from video animation to architecture.
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Bombora | August 19, 2022
Bombora, the leading provider of B2B Intent data solutions, is a finalist in Adweek’s annual Readers’ Choice: Best of Tech Awards in the “Best Data Supplier” category.
This is the fourth year that Adweek has recognized the top advertising and marketing technology providers via a readers’ choice poll. Finalists are selected by Adweek’s editorial team. This is the first time Bombora has been named a finalist.
"The increased relevance and improved outcomes we deliver benefit both buyers and sellers.”- Bombora CEO and Cofounder Erik Matlick
“We’ve built our data solutions to help B2B sales, advertising and marketing departments connect with buyer’s needs,” said Erik Matlick, CEO and co-founder of Bombora. “The increased relevance and improved outcomes we deliver benefit both buyers and sellers. To be among these five finalists for this Adweek Readers’ Choice award is not only a recognition of Bombora, but also of our cooperative, agency and platform partners.”
Readers are encouraged to vote for their favorites on Adweek’s website. The first round of reader voting ends August 29th, with top finalists unveiled on September 12th. Adweek’s audience will have until October 10th to cast their final votes. The winners will be officially announced in Adweek’s November 21st print issue and on Adweek.com.
Bombora’s Company Surge® data tells marketing and sales leaders which businesses are researching the products or services that they and their competitors sell. With this understanding, sales and marketing teams can be more relevant and consistent and improve performance across all activities.
Bombora tells businesses which companies are researching their products and services. With this understanding, sales and marketing teams can be more relevant and consistent and improve performance across all activities. This intent-driven approach revolutionizes the way businesses market and sell to other businesses through transparent data built on an ecosystem of quality, collaboration and innovation. With direct integrations with dozens of leading data and media-buying platforms, Bombora is building a world in which business buyers value sales and marketing for its relevance, timeliness and accuracy. To learn more, visit www.bombora.com.