Marketing Day: Gartner report on analytics tools, Pinterest search ads & P2P marketing

Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web.

From Marketing Land:

Should you connect with your clients across social platforms?
Oct 18, 2017 by Matt Umbro
Connecting with clients on Facebook or Instagram can be a slippery slope. Columnist Matt Umbro explains why it’s better to keep your work and personal lives separate.
New Gartner report spotlights analytics tools that map customer data across channels
Oct 18, 2017 by Barry Levine
The Leaders are Google, Adobe and SAS, with IBM and SAP in the second quadrant.
Pinterest opens search ads to self-serve advertisers, adds ‘autotargeting’ option
Oct 18, 2017 by Tim Peterson
In addition to making search ads available to all advertisers, Pinterest is adding an option to automatically target related pins.
How machine learning levels the SERP playing field
Oct 17, 2017 by Kristopher Jones
Contributor Kristopher Jones explains how SEOs should be changing their practices to keep up with trends in the way Google evaluates web pages.
Forget B2B and B2C; the future of marketing is P2P
Oct 17, 2017 by Joe Hyland
Move over, B2B and B2C marketing. Columnist Joe Hyland believes marketers need to embrace person-to-person (P2P) marketing and connect with their customers on a human level.
Facebook acquires teen-centric polling app tbh and all its valuable data
Oct 17, 2017 by Tim Peterson
People provide tbh with data that Facebook could use to understand and target ads to teens that don’t use its social network.

Recent Headlines From MarTech Today, Our Sister Site Dedicated To Marketing Technology:

Salesforce’s Einstein boosts search in its Commerce Cloud
Oct 18, 2017 by Barry Levine
The new features make it easier for online retailers to tailor site search to their visitors.
Tapjoy adds interactive End Cards after its rewarded video ads
Oct 18, 2017 by Barry Levine
They supplement the company’s previous static cards and point to ways that advertisers are looking to offer calls to action for engaged users.
Year-old ‘Privacy Shield’ framework given positive review by Europe
Oct 18, 2017 by Greg Sterling
The framework enables US-based companies to comply with EU data protection requirements and avoid specialized legal contracts.
Google & Facebook among members signed onto IAB UK ‘Gold Standard’ ads program
Oct 18, 2017 by Ginny Marvin
Participating members must take three steps aimed at addressing key threats to the digital advertising ecosystem.
Why ABM has become a critical strategy for B2B marketers
Oct 18, 2017 by Sonjoy Ganguly
As more organizations hop on the Account-Based Marketing bandwagon, columnist Sonjoy Ganguly discusses the underlying reasons it’s becoming a necessity in the B2B marketing space.
Content meets technology: Global’s DAX acquires AudioHQ
Oct 18, 2017 by Robin Kurzer
Recent acquisition creates the ‘world’s largest audio advertising platform’
4As, ANA & IAB propose self-regulatory digital ads standards program in part to provide ‘safe harbor’ from browsers
Oct 18, 2017 by Ginny Marvin
In a letter to the Coalition for Better Ads, the industry groups make their case for adoption and enforcement of ‘The Better Ads Experience Program.’
Better insights provide real inroads for breakthrough ROI
Oct 18, 2017 by John Steinert
How can you improve the productivity of your marketing and sales teams? Columnist John Steinert explains how closing four data-based gaps will help you see huge productivity gains in 2018.
Data Gran launches AI-powered tool for optimizing Facebook, Instagram (and soon, Google) campaigns
Oct 18, 2017 by Ginny Marvin
AdOptimizer automatically tests dozens of ad creative and targeting combinations in a short period to determine and direct budget to the best performers.

Online Marketing News From Around The Web:

The War To Sell You A Mattress Is An Internet Nightmare, Fast Company
AdHawk acquires Automate Ads to improve Google and Facebook ad campaigns, TechCrunch
An update on our commitment to fight violent extremist content online, Official YouTube Blog
Blackbaud and Microsoft to Strengthen Strategic Partnership to Digitally Transform the Nonprofit Sector, Blackbaud News
Facebook Live adds its own screen-sharing feature, The Next Web
For effective video ads, look beyond demographics to behavior and context, Think with Google
Google Serves Fake News Ads in an Unlikely Place: Fact-Checking Sites, New York Times
Here Are Twitter’s Latest Rules for Fighting Hate and Abuse, Wired
SearchSpring’s Newly Updated Relevancy Suite Enhances Search Relevancy, Site Profitability, SearchSpring
The Three Technologies that Will Define the Thoughtful Marketing Era, MarTech Advisor