Intro

The Digital Voice is an independent consultancy offering digital communications, PR, event content creation, industry speaking representation, awards writing, digital communications strategy and consulting on navigating the complex world of digital PR and communications.

We are the digital voice for your business.

We offer a unique hands-on approach to delivering comprehensive outputs on these areas. From press distribution to content creation to industry events and speaking engagements, we will work with businesses to achieve industry exposure and deliver Events, Communications and PR planning and delivery.

We work with a range of clients across all areas of mar-tech and ad-tech and have extensive experience within the digital industry as experts in brand safety, fraud prevention, programmatic, automation, creative, digital advertising, communications and digital media strategy.

Our current clients include Impact, Channel Factory, tmwi, Cavai, Audience Store, IAA, White Bullet Solutions, Adverty, Trade House Media, Union, Picnic, Brand Champions and 614 Group.

Clients

tmwi

tmwi is an award-winning marketing agency that specialises in the application of technology to drive long-term business success. By activating brand data, tmwi’s agile team builds audience and creative strategy using our best in class technology to deliver impactful results in a fast-moving, fragmented digital landscape. tmwi works with growing SMEs, global corporations and agencies, incorporating everything from FMCG and finance to automotive and travel. Our team of experts, engineers and data scientists are based in Stratford-upon-Avon, with offices across the UK and Europe.

To find out more visit https://www.tmwi.co.uk/

Audience Store

Audience Store is a data activation partner that specialises in the application of technology to drive performance & insight through digital programmatic marketing. Their team of experts specialise in translating complex data and content strategy into simple decisions, so their clients can achieve their business objectives. Working with brands & agencies on global, and award winning campaigns, across sectors, they use data and creativity to transform how brands can connect with audiences. They are based in London, with offices in Stratford upon Avon, Manchester and Edinburgh.

To find out more visit https://www.audiencestore.co.uk/

Channel Factory

Channel Factory is the world leader in YouTube brand suitability and ad performance. By harnessing a proprietary platform that leverages the deepest YouTube dataset in the industry, Channel Factory has implemented advanced brand safety, optimal brand suitability, customized content targeting and maximum performance for over three hundred of the Fortune 500. Channel Factory has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, New York, Detroit, London, Sweden, Hong Kong, and Sydney. To find out more visit www.channelfactory.com.

Cavai

Cavai is the leading conversational advertising platform across Europe and is inventing the future of advertising with text and voice controlled chatbots that can be delivered on millions of websites, mobile apps, social media and programmatic TV.

Founded in 2018 by Steffen Svartberg and Tommy Torjesen, Cavai helps marketers deliver chatbots in programmatic buys in the same way as they would normally deliver banner and video ads. In the Nordics, Cavai clients are already experiencing 10 - 20X ROI through their conversational advertising campaigns.

Cavai solutions are served as contextually relevant in a premium and brand safe environment and Cavai chatbots fit directly in the current media buying workflow.

For more information on how to make advertising great again and be a part of creating the future of conversational advertising, contact the Cavai team at hello@cav.ai. Cavai

Impact

Impact is the global leader in Partnership Automation and catalyst for the new Partnership Economy. Impact accelerates enterprise growth by scaling discovery, recruitment, onboarding, engagement and optimization of all types of partnerships. Impact’s Partnership CloudTM provides automation for the full partnership lifecycle; confident decision making and optimization through measurement and attribution; and protection from fraud.

Impact is an award-winning technology that has been recognised as the Best Technology and Best SaaS platform at The DADIs and the IPMAs. Impact drives revenue growth for global enterprises such as TUI, Ticketmaster, SecretEscapes, Treatwell, KwikFit, Virgin Experience Days and HelloFresh. Founded in Santa Barbara, CA in 2008, and establishing its first EMEA office in 2010, Impact has grown to over 500 employees and twelve offices, managing 50 billion in e-commerce sales and processing more than 2 billion in payments to partners this year across the United States, Europe and Asia.

To learn more visit www.impact.com

The 614 Group

The 614 Group is a global business services consultancy with subject-matter expertise in the digital media arena, is managed by a team with well documented proven success in driving digital businesses to sustainable business models and profitability. Its strategic and tactical team focuses on guiding organizations to better knowledge and understanding of the digital ecosystem through a model of consultancy, implementation services, and small group training.

Located in New York, London, and Berlin, the group is a practice-based offering across a range of categories such as general business and financial advisory, digital advertising compliance best practices for regulatory and self-regulatory regimes, and advisory related to navigating the complex ecosystem of digital marketing solutions providers. The founding team has decades of experience building and operating digital media businesses, advising digital organizations, and achieving significant returns for digital businesses. www.614group.com

White Bullet Solutions

Founded in 2012 by a leadership team of experienced intellectual property lawyers from the media and advertising industries, White Bullet offers companies IP risk protection, brand safety and full transparency on their advertising placement and digital supply chains.

White Bullet works collaboratively with brands, policy makers and the advertising industry to safeguard advertising spend and prevent ad placements from appearing on IP infringing domains and apps. White Bullet is a Digital Advertising Assurance Provider under the TAG Certified Against Piracy Programme and is stakeholder to the EU Commission Memorandum of Understanding on Advertising and IPR.

White Bullet comprises IP experts with dedicated technical engineers who specialise in AI, big data models and predictive machine learning. The team includes highly skilled investigators and data analysts experienced in tackling the trafficking and distribution of pirated and counterfeit goods. With offices in London, New York and Los Angeles, White Bullet advises policy makers and government bodies on regulatory and compliance programmes globally. www.white-bullet.com

Adverty

Adverty, the leading in-game platform, delivers seamless advertising to connect brands and people through its revolutionary display advertising technology built for games. The platform offers true in-game ad inventory at scale and allows content creators to monetise the complete experience with unobtrusive, easy-to-integrate, immersive ads. Founded in 2016, Adverty has offices in Stockholm, London and Lviv and works with advertisers, agencies and developers to unlock audiences and gaming revenue streams. More information at www.adverty.com.

Picnic

Picnic delivers on a unique marketplace of the highest quality mobile inventory; offering intuitively engaging, high impact mobile ad formats that don’t ruin the users’ experience but do increase brand awareness. Their premium mobile ad format, Stories, delivers a Promoted Story experience (like Instagram) but served mid-article on premium mobile publishers. This Stories format is served on Picnic’s AMP Ad Marketplace, the first network of exclusively AMP (Google’s ‘Accelerated Mobile Pages’) inventory. Both these innovations form the foundation products that has allowed Picnic to grow into a global ad tech business. Picnic delivers impact and builds brand equity by telling a brands’ story in an intuitive, mobile-first and user friendly format. www.picnic-media.com

Trade House Media

Trade House Media is a leading contemporary ad network with exceptional expertise in delivering digital revenue opportunities for global publishers. Founded in 2016 by Richard Cook, Antoine Pilate and Andrew Morgan, Trade House Media provides valuable, premium inventory for advertisers and offers publishers a consistent revenue stream.

Combining the latest technology with trusted relationships, Trade House Media are expert advisors to global publishers and monetise inventory in a way that is sustainable and impactful; methodology meets technology in its most agile form. The easy-to-implement technology combined with a network of contacts and hands-on experience ensures that Trade House Media delivers tailored strategies and solutions for publishers and advertisers. www.tradehouse.media

Brand Champions

The Brand Champions is a consultancy dedicated to working with brands and agencies to provide an insider's view of how best to work together and align on messaging and brand positioning. They provide agencies with know-how on dissecting briefs and winning pitches and offer knowledge, expertise, and experience to elevate a brands' consumer offering. Founded in 2017 by experienced brand veteran Fiona Wylie, the team has decades of experience working with leading brands and agencies. http://www.thebrandchampions.co.uk/

Union

Union is a joint venture between 5 leading EMEA video technology providers that enables global brands to activate video campaigns on the sites that really matter to their local audiences.

Union provides video content, monetisation and technology to thousands of local market websites across the EMEA region. These strategic partnerships generate a unique blend of pre-roll and outstream video formats for advertisers to target. This is achieved using a powerful combination of programmatic and contextual targeting to reach nearly 300 million users on relevant, premium, brand safe publishers.

Union’s publisher partners include global brands such as Marie Claire, Elle, Vanity Fair and CNN, as well as leading local publishers such as Aller Media, Axel Springer, Stryia, Libero and Funke Media Group. www.union.media

Team

Julia Smith, Founder, The Digital Voice

details Julia Smith founded The Digital Voice in 2012 and specialises in digital communications, PR, event content creation, press distribution, thought leadership, industry event moderating, awards writing, digital PR strategy and corporate voice overs.

Julia has expert knowledge in PR, communications and event content creation for adtech and martech companies. In her role as Founder of The Digital Voice, Julia manages a team that deliver PR, communications and showcase experiences for long-term clients Impact, Union, The Brand Champions, Channel Factory, White Bullet, Adverty, Trade House Media, Cavai, Picnic, IAA, Audience Store & tmwi. Julia is also a Partner in global consultancy 614 Group where she advises on the Brand Safety Summit London.

She started her career in digital advertising at Dennis Publishing 25 years ago and has been at the heart of the changing digital media landscape ever since. Julia has held major commercial roles both agency and media side including Associated Newspapers, The Mirror Group Newspapers, Dennis Publishing, Harvest Digital, IAB, Nexus Business Media and UPC Media.

Julia was nominated for the Greatest Individual Contribution Award at the New Media Age Awards 2010. In 2016, Julia was voted by the industry as being in the top 5 Digital Trading Leaders 2016 at The Drum Digital Trading Awards.

Known as 'The Voice' Julia is a regular media commentator and often invited to speak at major conferences on issues surrounding brand safety and ad trading.

Julia is a committee member of women's network, dawn London and co-founder of Digital Leading Ladies which was created as an informal and inclusive group in 2018 and currently comprises 150+ of the most senior and entrepreneurial women in the digital advertising industry. Digital Leading Lads and Ladies was then set up in 2019 and has 170+ of the finest minds in UK ad tech who share information, expertise and connections with other media veterans.

Julia is also co-founder of SPILL - Sober Party Industry Lads and Ladies which was set up for people who work in the digital ad industry who've said no to alcohol or wish to be a mindful drinker. From support to humour to ideas for introducing AF drinks at events, SPILL is for anyone who is sober curious and wants to be part of an industry group which supports that.

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Kasey Long, PR & Communications Executive, The Digital Voice

detailsKasey Long is PR and Communications Executive for The Digital Voice and works with clients across all areas of Events, Content Marketing, Social, Communications and PR planning and delivery. Prior to joining The Digital Voice, Kasey has held social media marketing and event programming roles for Velofest, Cape Resorts and Plexal.

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Adam Woods, Head of Content, The Digital Voice

detailsAdam Woods has been a journalist, editor and ghost writer for more than 20 years. He has covered digital marketing and ad-tech in expert detail for as long as they have existed and writes about marketing and music for national newspapers, trade magazines and media and advertising clients. His work has featured in the Guardian, Mail on Sunday, Financial Times, Telegraph, Music Week, Campaign, IQ and numerous extinct b2b mags, and his corporate clients have included Havas, Eurosport, Digitas, IPC Media and Tug. He has interviewed a lot of rock stars, though that is not automatically as interesting as it sounds.

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Lucy Fisher, PR Consultant, The Digital Voice

detailsLucy Fisher is a leading journalist, copywriter and PR consultant with more than 15 years’ experience. In recent years, Lucy has been working as a communications consultant and media trainer for a variety of international PR companies and technology brands. Lucy frequently writes for a range of publications, from lifestyle magazines to martech journals and national newspapers and broadcasters. She is a PR expert in writing in-depth analysis and investigative articles for industry-leading publications and primarily works on B2B projects with a specialism in ad tech.

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Sarah Wragg, PR Consultant, The Digital Voice

detailsSarah Wragg is a writer and communications specialist with more than 15 years’ experience of the advertising industry. A former media trade journalist, she has also held a number of senior media agency communications roles with both a UK and an international focus. Sarah works with The Digital Voice clients on PR messaging and strategy as well as providing powerful copywriting for a range of channels.

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Natalie Furness, Events Consultant, The Digital Voice

detailsNatalie is an experiential and digital marketing professional with a wealth of experience in global events and media production. Over the past decade, she has collaborated with TED talks, Cancer Research, The Blockchain Research Institute, NHS, Bosch, The All-Party Parliamentary Group as well as numerous SME brands. Natalie works with our clients before, during and after events to maximise the impact and provide smooth and seamless event management.

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