Last night, Blueshift disrupted the programmatic technology space by winning a coveted MARKies Award for “Best Use of Programmatic” with their client RedMart, Singapore’s leading online grocer. The 11th Annual MARKies Awards were held in Singapore to honor work by top marketers, agencies, and brands across over two dozen categories. Winners of the MARKies set the benchmark for the industry and are recognized as top performers in their field.
“This is a win for the whole team at RedMart and Blueshift. In the last few years, the word “programmatic” has come to be associated solely with Advertising. Blueshift is disrupting that thought process in the industry, by demonstrating that programmatic techniques can be applied to CRM as well.” ~ Dhruv Shanker, VP – APAC | Blueshift
The category “Best Use of Programmatic” is a new category for the awards. Programmatic is a term typically used to refer to advertising technology that strips out the manual placing of bids and targeting and makes it more automated through sophisticated software/platforms. Blueshift disrupts the marketing industry itself with the introduction of their Programmatic CRM built for forward-thinking brands, like RedMart, ready to harness behavior-based marketing coupled with powerful AI. With the recognition that Blueshift has received by winning a MARKies Award in Programmatic, it is evident that marketers are ready to take the next step with their CRM to overcome the current limitations of scaling behavior-based cross-channel personalization.
“Blueshift’s Programmatic CRM has helped us drive targeted lifecycle marketing, and dramatically improve our re-engagement rates. With Blueshift, we are now able to launch personalized campaigns on email & mobile app push notifications, and drive a consistent message across different marketing channels.”
~ Penny Cox, VP Marketing | RedMart
RedMart’s lean, forward-thinking marketing team used Blueshift’s Programmatic CRM platform to gain a 3x lift in purchases with personalized multi-channel lifecycle marketing.
Thousands of entries were submitted to the judges, but only a handful were actually recognized for excellence by winning. Within the “Best Use of Programmatic” category, dozens of advertising, technology, and automation companies entered. Blueshift and RedMart competed against Amnet (Microsoft), Publicis (Scoot Airlines), and Vizeum (IKEA) as finalists.