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Event Recap: Inside the VIP Cocktail Hour with Y&R and Skyhook

Apr 13, 2017   

Posted by Brittany Dervan

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Skyhook and Y&R recently hosted a VIP Cocktail event for brand and advertising leaders at Sky Room rooftop lounge in New York City. The night was spent sharing insights and ideas around how location data can influence ad creation not just targeted placements over a few drinks and beautiful views from the roofdeck. Ad industry guests in a wide range of attendance included iHeartMedia, AccuWeather, Havas, RadiumOne, WPP and many more.

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Topics: Advertising, personas, location, Brands & Agencies, Attribution

Coming Up: AdAge Webinar, VIP Event and More at Skyhook

Mar 29, 2017   

Posted by Brittany Dervan

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There's a lot going on at Skyhook in the next fews weeks. After a successful launch of our Context 2.0 SDK release that allows apps to validate when users are in-store (without beacons), there are a whole new set of use cases for geofencing available for retail, wearable tech and mobile. Not only that, but we're gaining momentum in the advertising space with a few new partnerships and campaigns. 

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Topics: Advertising, Company, personas, Geofencing

The State of Location In Advertising: 3 Essential Questions Answered

Feb 10, 2017   

Posted by Angela Diaco

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For digital advertising (and nearly everyone else), 2016 was a tough year: “fake news” became an issue, mistrust in agencies flared as transparency problems came to light and huge acquisitions seemed to happen so often our heads were spinning. Despite these changes, disruption in the location data space is needed now more than ever. Why? Adtech users and location experts are still seeing up to 90% of location data in the industry being incorrect.

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Topics: Advertising, personas

Demand for Accurate Location At An All-time High, Spurring Skyhook Growth

Jan 25, 2017   

Posted by Ronda Billings Morra

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Powerful targeting, insights and attribution technologies delivered measurable value for advertising and marketing professionals

BOSTON - January 25, 2017 - In 2016, Skyhook, the world’s leading location services company, continued to answer the call for quality, highly accurate location data by delivering innovative solutions across a range of products and markets. New advertising solutions, enhancing targeting, insights and attribution, along with ongoing innovations in the wearables and internet of things (IoT) markets, drove a nearly 30 percent increase in new customer adoption from companies including AdTheorent, AppNexus, Arbor, Digital Element, LiveRamp, RadiumOne, SafeGraph and Verifone Media.

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Topics: Advertising, personas

Latest in Location News: DigitalElement on Measurement & Attribution with Verifone

Jan 11, 2017   

Posted by Ronda Billings Morra

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For as massive an opportunity location data holds to influence global tech, it's still largely misunderstood. One organization that works to remedy this is the LBMA, or Location Based Marketing Association. Their goal is to educate, share best practices, establish guidelines for growth and promote the services of member companies to brands and other content-related providers.

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Topics: Advertising, personas