VENTUREBEAT.COM: Social advertising company Adly raised $2 million in additional funding from GRP Partners and Siemer Ventures.
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BULLDOGREPORTER.COM: Adly (www.adly.com), a social advertising platform that leverages the most influential people in social media, has raised $2 million in additional funding from GRP Partners and Siemer Ventures.
SOCALTECH.COM: Los Angeles-based social, celebrity advertising startup Adly confirmed the company's recent $2M funding round today, officially announcing the funding from GRP Partners and Siemer Ventures.
TECHCRUNCH.COM: Adly announces its latest round of funding and debuts its tool for connecting brands and audiences via celebrities.
FORBES.COM: Walter Delph explains how Adly helps brands reach their target audience, utilizing proprietary data and recommendation algorithm.
LATIMES.COM: Westwood-based Adly, a marketing platform that connects brands with celebrities on social media, is holding a contest during South by Southwest for start-ups that want a little boost from a big name.
PANDODAILY.COM: Utilizing the power of celebrity and social media, Adly hopes to create buzz around one lucky startup to break through all the noise of SXSW.
NYTIMES.COM: Brookes Barnes reveals Adly's role in helping to to draw attention to "Girl Rising", one of the hottest "cause" documentaries in years.
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PANDODAILY.COM: So what is the next scalable, inefficient customer acquisition channel? It's being fed by celebrities and their newfound ability to connect with their fans via social media.
MASHABLE.COM: Adam Ostrow highlights the role of the celebrity investment and integration as a key driver of growth and revenue.
WSJ.COM: Adly Inc., an online marketing start-up that connects brands with influential celebrities, snagged former News Corp. executive Walter Delph to become its new chief executive.
SEMANTICWEB.COM: Chris Testa, Director of Engineering at Ad.ly, Inc. shares his recommended 5-Step process for Linked Data Integration.
SEMANTICWEB.COM: Chris Testa explained at SemTech this week, a top celebrity can get some 15,000 clicks on a tweet, vs. about 400 on average for a top 3 newspaper tweet.
WARC: Twitter, the microblogging platform, is extending its online reach through a new "Follow" button which can be added to other websites.
The Guardian: Krista Thomas of Ad.ly says the leader of the free world enjoying your product is a "priceless" boost - the perfect spark to be fanned by the likes of Twitter.
B2C: Ad.ly pays the star jocks on a sliding scale based on performance by their stable of their famous tweeters.