Also news from PubMatic, Shiny Ads and Promodity.
ING works with iCrossing to promote NYC marathon sponsorship. ING chose iCrossing as its creative partner for a digital effort helping to foster community among marathoners. The social media-centric campaign helps training experts connect with the ING Runner's Nation community for the much-watched marathon, and allows runners to archive their training through video diaries and social updates.
PubMatic adds Shiny Ads self-serve ad platform. Digital media platform PubMatic and ad inventory tech firm Shiny Ads have made the self-serve advertising platform available to PubMatic publishers. The platform will be available to publishers through PubLink, PubMatic's enterprise app marketplace.
Promodity opens free trackable marketing platform for businesses. Promodity, the online campaign optimization company, has secured $1.5 million in funding to further ongoing product development and marketing. In return, Promodity is offering a full trial for their marketing platform to any business.
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Hong Kong, May 5-6, 2015
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce
This Magic Quadrant examines leading digital commerce platforms that enable organizations to build digital commerce sites. These commerce platforms facilitate purchasing transactions over the Web, and support the creation and continuing development of an online relationship with a consumer.
Paid Search in the Mobile Era
Google reports that paid search ads are currently driving 40+ million calls per month. Cost per click is increasing, paid search budgets are growing, and mobile continues to dominate. It's time to revamp old search strategies, reimagine stale best practices, and add new layers data to your analytics.
May 6, 2015
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