Ad Roundup: Data partnerships, releases
First, Marchex and Facebook have partnered for an omnichannel cloud platform that will give marketers better insights into customer behavior. Through the partnership the Marchex Omnichannel Analytics Cloud will integrate Facebook’s social data, to offer more robust customer profiles.
“Online advertising has long struggled to connect digital engagements with accurate attribution to offline interactions and sales. While the influence of mobile phones and reach of digital channels like Facebook is undeniable, we also know that a large portion of sales are still closed in the physical world of phone calls and stores,” said Nikhil Kolar, head of product and engineering at Marchex. “Marchex Omnichannel Analytics Cloud connects that critical moment where online influence and offline transactions meet, and in turn activates those insights inside a marketer’s dashboard-of-choice at enterprise scale.READ MORE