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Best Cross-Channel Advertising Software

Cross-channel advertising software helps businesses advertise across multiple digital advertising channels such as search, display, mobile, social, and video. Cross-channel advertising software offers capabilities across three or more of these channels. Cross-channel advertising software allows businesses to diversify their digital advertising strategies through a single software product. Cross-channel advertising products are used by in-house marketing teams or external advertising agencies. Leveraging cross-channel advertising software provides companies access to a wider variety of audiences and allows advertisers to take advantage of each channel’s unique benefits. Cross-channel advertising software may also consist of or integrate with a DSP to allow it to buy ads in real time. Cross-channel advertising platforms also integrate with ad networks, publisher ad servers, SSPs, or app monetization software that website publishers use to sell their available inventory.

To qualify for inclusion in the Cross-Channel Advertising category, a product must:

  • Manage and serve ads across three or more of the following digital advertising channels: search, display, mobile, social, video
  • Offer features for uploading or creating online advertisements
  • Provide workflows for effectively managing and trafficking ads within the platform
  • Track key success metrics including reach, conversions, and ROAS

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    Google's DoubleClick™ provides ad management and ad serving solutions to companies that buy, create, or sell digital advertising. The world's top marketers, publishers, ad networks, and agencies use DoubleClick platforms as the foundation for their digital marketing. With deep expertise in ad serving, media planning, search management, rich media, video, and mobile, DoubleClick platforms help customers execute digital media strategies more effectively.


    Sizmek creates impressions that inspire through its people-based creative optimization platform. In the digital world, creating impressions that inspire is vital to building meaningful, long-lasting relationships with your customers. Sizmek provides powerful, integrated solutions so creative and data work together, optimizing campaigns across all media. When your messages resonate, your impact amplifies, and your business reaches new heights. Sizmek operates its platform in more than 70 countries, with local offices providing award-winning service throughout North America, EMEA, LATAM, and APAC, and connecting more than 20,000 advertisers and 3,600 agencies to audiences around the world, serving over 2.3 trillion impressions each year.


    4C is global marketing technology company that delivers a unified platform for audience discovery, media execution, and performance analysis. Leading brands, global agencies, and media owners trust the Scope by 4C™ platform to identify their most valuable audiences and reach them across channels and devices. With nearly $2 billion in annualized advertising spend running through Scope, 4C enables self-service activation on Amazon, Apple News, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, NBCUniversal, Pinterest, Snapchat, and Twitter as well as TV synced ads via display, search, social, and video. The company also provides paid, earned, and owned media analytics leveraging its Teletrax™ television monitoring network which detects over 400 million TV asset airings on an annual basis. Founded in 2011 and based in Chicago, 4C has staff in 16 worldwide locations across the United States, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, France, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, and the Philippines.


    Marin Software provides industry-leading enterprise marketing software for advertisers and agencies to measure, manage, and optimize billions of dollars in annualized ad spend across the web and mobile devices. Unlike other platforms that rely exclusively on proprietary tracking and technology, Marin's solutions ingest and synchronize audience, revenue, and contextual data from any source across all digital marketing channels, leading to enhanced performance insights, improved audience targeting, and increased digital marketing program ROI.


    Kenshoo is a technology company that equips marketers with self-service applications to build their brands and generate demand by executing digital advertising across the world’s leading mobile and desktop publishers. Kenshoo offers the only marketing solution that is deeply integrated across Google, Facebook, Amazon, Bing, Pinterest, Snapchat, Instagram, Yahoo, Yandex, Yahoo Japan, and Baidu through each publisher’s native APIs. Kenshoo’s solutions are architected upon the principles of agile marketing which include audience targeting, optimization algorithms, automation controls, and actionable analytics to allow marketers to quickly and efficiently keep their marketing programs in-step with the ever-changing consumer journey. Kenshoo has 27 international locations and is backed by Sequoia Capital, Arts Alliance, Tenaya Capital, and Bain Capital Ventures. Please visit Kenshoo.com for more information.


    The Media Optimizer is a digital marketing optimization solution that helps you forecast the best mix of search, display and social ads based on your budget and automates the execution of your media plan.


    Celtra's Creative Management Platform is a cloud-based, self-service software for managing the entire creative lifecycle of digital advertising - improving advertising effectiveness while reducing operational costs. It offers cutting-edge features for making unique brand experiences for display, video and native formats, and deploys them flawlessly across all channels and devices (mobile, tablet, desktop). The platform offers detailed data for analysis and sophisticated tools for testing and optimization to maximize return on ad spend.


    AdRoll is The Global Leader in Retargeting


    A cloud platform that enables marketers to make smarter decisions and precisely execute cross-channel campaigns.


    MediaMath is a global technology company that is leading the movement to revolutionize traditional marketing and drive transformative results for marketers through its TerminalOne Marketing Operating System™. A pioneer in the industry introducing the first Demand-Side Platform (DSP) with the company's founding in 2007, MediaMath is the only company of its kind to empower marketers with an extensible, open platform to unleash the power of goal-based marketing at scale, transparently across the enterprise. T1 activates data, automates execution, and optimizes interactions across all addressable media, delivering superior performance, transparency, and control to all marketers and better, more individualized experiences for consumers. MediaMath, which has experienced triple-digit year-over-year growth since inception, has a seasoned management team leading 15 global locations across five continents. Key clients include every major agency holding company, operating agencies, and top brands across verticals.


    dataxu® helps marketing professionals use data to improve their advertising. Our TouchPoint™ software empowers you to connect with real people across all channels, including TV, capturing consumers’ attention when and where it matters most. With 14 offices around the world, we’re here to help power your business forward. Discover what you + our software can do at www.dataxu.com.


    IgnitionOne’s marketing technology and services simplify the task of identifying and engaging your audiences at key moments of influence across channels including search, display, social and more – including the marketer’s own website -- on any device consumers prefer to engage. IgnitionOne’s solutions convert more visitors, improve return on advertising spend, and boost customer lifetime value. At the core of IgnitionOne is its proprietary Score-Powered Marketing (SM) algorithms, which measure the historical and real-time behavior of each individual visitor — including the products and services of most interest, and their likelihood to convert. IgnitionOne then leverages this score to activate audiences across digital channels, personalize website content, and more -- dramatically improving marketing results. You can use the IgnitionOne Platform to power your digital marketing – or use it to enhance the technology that you already use.


    Criteo Dynamic Retargeting Overview Consistently winning 90% of competitive performance tests and generating an average 13X return on ad spend at significant sales volume, Criteo Dynamic Retargeting is the gold standard for effectively re-engaging shoppers across marketing channels and driving measurable sales. Only Criteo drives the highest engagement and post-click sales as a result of specialized technology and granular machine-learning on over 1.4B active monthly shoppers and more than $600B annual sales across 18,000 retailers, brands, travel, and B2C commerce companies. Features: *Enjoy the broadest reach and greatest visibility across web, mobile, video, and social via Criteo’s direct relationships with thousands of premium publishers and partners globally. *Generate new sales by predicting additional items of interest. *Reliably link shoppers across devices, browsers, and apps to seamlessly engage them with the most relevant products. *Boost engagement through patent-pending Kinetic Design, dynamically tailoring the ad’s visual design to each shopper’s taste while ensuring brand consistency and compliance with consumer-friendly formats from Coalition for Better Ads. *Track performance with real-time campaign reports. *Rest assured that your data is maintained with the highest levels of security and privacy, following industry best practices, standards and regulations, including GDPR.


    Buyer Cloud delivers a powerful platform for brands to reach their desired audiences, driving unparalleled brand engagement, customer acquisition, and results.


    TubeMogul is an advertising software company for digital branding. With a single, integrated video ad solution, TubeMogul puts Brands & Agencies in control.


    Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy.


    The Trade Desk empowers buyers at the campaign level with the most expressive bid capabilities in market, full-funnel attribution, and detailed reporting that illustrates the consumer journey from initial impression to conversion.


    WideOrbit provides a solutions that help to manage the business of advertising operations - from proposal to order management and scheduling to billing accounts receivable and aging.


    Atlas is an ad serving and measurement platform that is based on data from real people and real actions.


    Flashtalking is an independent ad serving and attribution technology company, providing best-in-class digital advertising products, service and support for advertisers, media buying and creative agencies. We facilitate the management, delivery and analytics for all digital advertising channels across desktop and mobile.


    Pega's Customer Engagement Suite includes Pega Marketing to engage customers with real-time one-to-one marketing on any channel, Pega Sales Automation to intelligently guide sales professionals and streamline the sales process using AI, and Pega Customer Service to deliver end-to-end service across the entire customer journey. These applications leverage Pega’s proven AI via the Customer Decision Hub– our unified, always-on, customer brain. Pega’s Customer Engagement Suite is available with industry-specific models, processes and interfaces, and can deployed on a variety of cloud choices¬– including hybrid, or on premise.


    For global advertisers and agencies, BrightRoll is Yahoo’s brand for programmatic advertising technology. The BrightRoll DSP is media-agnostic and provides exclusive access to Yahoo’s wealth of data and insights from one billion users and 165 billion daily data events. BrightRoll’s advanced programmatic technology, coupled with flexible client-service options, empowers advertisers to deliver against complex branding and performance goals.


    Acquisio, a Web.com company provides industry leading AI-powered software for marketers, agencies and local SEM resellers to scale their PPC offering on advertising platforms like Google, Facebook and Bing. With Acquisio businesses replace low-value tasks like bid and budget management, campaign launch and cross-channel campaign management with automation, machine learning and AI. Marketers use Acquisio's groundbreaking AI-powered bid and budget management technology to deliver more clicks at a lower cost per click. These unique high frequency algorithms are proven to be 3 times more likely to spend clients’ full daily budget, without going over. More than half our customers see a 22% conversion lift and 10% CPA decrease.* *Based on Acquisio 2017 Performance Report

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    AppNexus technology powers the most innovative trading solutions and marketplaces for Internet advertising. AppNexus powers the ads that power the Internet.


    ownerIQ, or "The Q" is at the forefront of a digital disruption, helping retailers and brands form natural marketing partnerships and leverage the digital audiences of their marketing partners. Since ownerIQ's inception we have grown to be the leading programmatic solution for retailers and brands and the first of its kind transparent second-party data sharing marketplace offering a full product suite to retailers and brands to experience next level digital advertising through transparency, relevancy and scalability. owneriq, 2017 Digiday’s Signal Award winner for Best Data Management Platform, was also recently named in the Ad Age BtoB Best Awards, as CIOReview Magazine’s Top 50 Retail Solutions, Boston Business Journal's Hottest Tech Companies to Watch, and Editor's Choice Award from Shopper Marketing Magazine. After 157% growth in revenue in just 3 years, The Q is slated for significant growth and looking to increase the Q's footprint in the Fort Point neighborhood in Boston.


    Liquidus is a digital marketing company specializing in the creation and distribution of video ads.


    Choozle – Digital Advertising Made Easy®—provides a digital advertising software platform that leverages detailed consumer data to power programmatic advertising campaigns across display, video, mobile and other mediums—all from a single, intuitive interface.


    Conversant helps the world’s biggest companies grow by creating personalized experiences that deliver higher returns for brands and greater satisfaction for people.


    Quantcast Advertise is powered by our massive data set of unique real-time customer browsing behaviors. We know your customer's next move, and can get you there first, to deliver the most relevant customers with incredible efficiency. We can also help you amplify your brand story with superior accuracy and scale against any target audience.


    Viant Technology LLC is a premier people-based advertising technology company, enabling marketers to plan, execute, and measure their digital media investments through a cloud-based platform. Built on a foundation of people instead of cookies, the Viant Advertising Cloud™ provides marketers with access to over 1.2 billion registered users, one of the largest registered user databases in the world, infusing accuracy, reach, and accountability into cross device advertising.


    Videology (videologygroup.com) is a leading software provider for converged TV and video advertising. By simplifying big data, we empower marketers and media companies to make smarter advertising decisions to fully harness the value of their audience across screens. Our math and science-based technology enables our customers to manage, measure and optimize digital video and TV advertising to achieve the best results in the converging media landscape.


    Xaxis is a global digital media platform that programmatically connects advertisers to audiences.


    7Search is a PPC platform that excels at connecting great advertisers with high-traffic, vertical-specific publishers.


    Adtegrity delivers online advertising solutions through the use of display, mobile and video ads.


    CAKE provides proprietary cloud-based solutions to collect, attribute and optimize the performance of digital marketing return on investment, in real-time. Bringing clarity to cross-channel marketing campaigns, we empower advertisers, agencies, publishers and networks from more than 50 countries worldwide with the insight to make intelligent marketing decisions. CAKE by Accelerize is headquartered in Newport Beach, Calif. with operations in London and New Delhi. For more information, visit www.getCAKE.com.


    ONE by AOL is an open, versatile product suite designed to meet the unique needs of every advertiser. Advertisers have full control of their own data, with the ability to choose plug-in modules to meet specific needs. This unified approach to data and technology increases efficiency, reduces waste, improves performance and drives real results.


    Perfect Audience is an enterprise-class, self-serve platform for cross-channel retargeting that enables marketers to create, manage, and optimize their retargeting campaigns across Facebook, Twitter, and the Web. Unlike other retargeting platforms, Perfect Audience offers transparent reporting, powerful list segmentation options, and Partner Connect, the first partner retargeting marketplace, giving marketers all the tools they need to drive incremental ROI.


    Taykey is a real-time audience data company that analyzes hundreds of conversations per day across social platforms and websites to understand what specific audiences are talking about, sharing, and engaging with. Taykey's Trend Advertising platform discovers the most relevant articles and videos for your audience in real-time and targets these placements at scale, via our programmatic or managed service solutions.


    YuMe is a provider of digital video brand advertising solutions across a wide range of Internet-connected devices.


    Making display advertising simple, relevant, and rewarding for advertisers, agencies and publishers.


    AdMachine is a self-serve Demand side platform with a large inventory volume from 50+ Supply side platforms connected. Display, Native, Video and Pop traffic. AdMachine also provides a White Label DSP solution. 24/7 Monitored Reliable Infrastructure AdMachine Ad Exchange Simple SSP and DSP integrations Self-serve platform for Advertisers and Publishers Dedicated Support Team Customizable UI Custom Domains Migration help


    AudienceScience is an enterprise digital marketing technology company dedicated to empowering global marketing organizations through AudienceScience Gateway.


    Bench provides the first all-in-one automated solution for managing and analyzing cross-channel programmatic campaigns.


    BrandingUI is a multi-channel campaign cloud.


    Performance Advertising platform


    Helping marketers build custom audiences and activate them across all screens.


    Epom Ad Server is a cross-channel and cross-platform ad serving solution tailored to the needs of publishers, advertisers, and ad networks. It enables display, mobile app, mobile web, and video ad campaigns. Epom Ad Server provides all the functionality needed to launch, run, and manage ad campaigns of any scale. Epom Ad Server features real time analytics, advanced targeting, a wide variety of ad formats, Big Data Optimization, cross-channel marketing, their own RTB platform, easy DMP integration, and more. Epom Ad Server also offers white labeling options and custom feature development per request.



    Go2mobi is a mobile-first advertising platform that helps agencies, brands, trading desks, and app marketers reach the specific mobile audience segments that drive performance and ROI. Go2mobi’s first party, mobile-originated data management platform combines with their real-time MomentMatch ™ technology to help brands and agencies target their ideal audiences in the specific moments that drive engagement and conversion. Go2mobi continues to wow the world’s biggest brands and agencies with their innovative platform, unparalleled commitment to customer service, and ability to target, report and optimize on a campaign’s most granular data points.


    Mixpo is a digital advertising company that combines technology with human expertise to improve how publishers sell, produce and manage superior digital ad campaigns. Our technology makes it easy to create video, mobile, social, and rich media ads that engage audiences and deliver more value to advertisers. Our people provide the tools and expertise to streamline campaign management and boost digital sales so our customers–which are among the world’s most influential publishers–can continue to provide free access to quality information.


    NT is a programmatic platform that leverages data to power advertising campaigns across display, video, mobile & social mediums. Nominal Technology, Ltd. is an international IT company and an expert in the field of big data and algorithmic buying. In the modern world, where processes are becoming increasingly complex, and there is a lack of time, powerful analytical tools are necessary for effective management of communications. The goal of our company is to design tools and algorithms that help companies to effectively implement their marketing activities, as well as to build strong and mutually beneficial relationships with their customers. The main goal is development of your business and increase of ROI. We maximize the effectiveness of advertising campaigns and help to increase your income.


    OnlineSales.ai is an AI-driven cross-channel marketing platform for eCommerce businesses. The platform provides detailed analytics for dollar-level insights, and intelligent suggestions for optimized performance.


    QuanticMind, the Platform for Smarter Advertising, is the pioneer of predictive advertising management software for paid search and social channels. By reinventing ad management point solutions through machine learning, distributed cloud computing, and in-memory processing, QuanticMind delivers the most intelligent, scalable, and fastest platform for maximizing advertising performance for enterprises. A global community of data-driven marketers relies on QuanticMind’s data science-powered platform to anticipate and execute the best and most granular advertising investments. For more information, please visit www.quanticmind.com


    RTB House is a global company that provides state-of-the-art retargeting technology for top brands worldwide. Its proprietary ad buying engine is the first and only in the world to be powered entirely by deep learning algorithms, enabling advertisers to generate outstanding results and reach their short, mid and long-term goals. Founded in 2012, RTB House serves over a thousand campaigns across EMEA, APAC and the Americas regions with main locations in New York, London, Tokyo, Singapore, São Paulo, Moscow, Istanbul, Dubai and Warsaw.


    Sentic Technologies is a data-driven marketing automation platform that integrates real-time signals (ie. social trends, news, inventory, and weather patterns) to make more impactful optimizations at scale towards paid search initiatives.


    Shape is a PPC management platform designed for digital marketers and the diverse organizations they run. Our flexible PPC software program helps digital marketers better manage and automate campaign budgeting. Our platform also offers two-way integrations with Google Ads, Bing Ads, LinkedIn Ads, and Facebook Ads; provide reporting to allow marketers to optimize and report on their advertising performance directly from Shape. Our platform: - saves PPC marketers time through intelligent automation and integration - drives better client performance and higher revenue with intelligent tools that highlight PPC spend opportunities - improves cross-team communication on PPC accounts - bridges communication and data gaps across departments - provides an toolkit agencies can use to solve specific needs


    SmartyAds, a full-stack programmatic company offers massive self-serve DSP (demand-side platform) for agencies and extensive SSP (supply side platform) for publishers that allow conducting large-scale transactions, which are mutually beneficial for both parties. In this collaborative partnership between DSP and SSP publishers can maximize the value of their advertising inventory and agencies can purchase impressions that are time and place relevant to the correct target audience. SmartyAds dedicated team offers varied programmatic types of campaign metrics including CPM, CPA, CPC and CPI. By using Big Data machine learning algorithms for automating and optimizing ad buying process, we maximize engagement with the brand and boost revenues while minimizing the CPA (cost per acquisition).


    Yieldlab YRD is the logical continuation of the company's yield management- and programmatic advertising technologies, and the result of Yieldlab's long-standing experience in programmatic advertising. Via one platform and one central interface, Yieldlab YRD unites all advertising channels for the effective and efficient marketing of inventory.