TruSignal and LiveRamp Deepen Integration to Optimize Bid Price Decisioning

TruSignal uses offline data to inform predictive scoring and improve the efficiency of impression-level decisionsTruSignal Logo

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, May 30, 2017 TruSignal, a leading provider of predictive scoring and people-based audiences for digital marketing, announced a deeper strategic integration with LiveRamp, an Acxiom® company LiveRamp logo(NASDAQ: ACXM) and leading provider of omnichannel identity resolution. The integration will deliver an innovative bidding optimization solution leveraging LiveRamp’s IdentityLink solution and TruSignal’s Bid Price OptimizerTM. People-based, data-informed decisions on bid requests create an opportunity for marketers to improve performance for their budgets and offer better content experiences for consumers as they visit their favorite publishers.

TruSignal’s Bid Price OptimizerTM uses offline data and predictive modeling to calculate a score that represents an individual user’s likelihood to convert for a specific brand. Through TruSignal and LiveRamp’s integration, IdentityLink enables (Demand Side Platforms) DSPs to access predictive scores as data points in their decision algorithms.

Bid Price OptimizerTM is an innovative addition to the digital advertising industry, providing value to brands, platforms, publishers and consumers. Using TruSignal’s Bid Price OptimizerTM, brands and platforms can leverage offline CRM data to improve algorithmic decision making, resulting in higher return on advertising spending (ROAS), and delivering more relevant content to consumers.

“Bid Price Optimizer utilizes offline data and predictive scoring unlike others in the industry. DSPs already leverage online behavioral data to make smarter decisions. Adding this ability to analyze impressions at the people-based level, based upon an individual’s offline propensity score is a game changer,” said David Dowhan, president of TruSignal. “The integration with LiveRamp IdentityLink provides the backbone and privacy-compliant digital connection for TruSignal to distribute predictive scores and smarter decisions for every impression in real-time.”

“TruSignal’s ability to inject offline data to inform decisions for real-time bidding is a breakthrough opportunity for marketers,” said Travis May, LiveRamp president and general manager. “We believe that the world is moving towards using more and more data in real time, and we’re excited for marketers to see higher ROI on their campaigns.”

In its beta testing, Bid Price OptimizerTM drove impressive results for brand direct and agency clients, including increasing engagement rates by up to 45 percent and decreasing cost per acquisition by 18 percent by making more accurate and efficient bid decisions.

To learn more about Bid Price OptimizerTM, please visit

About TruSignal

TruSignal, Inc. is a leader in Predictive Score Marketing: using offline data and predictive scoring to deliver an advanced and efficient way for brands, agencies, platforms and publishers to target more of the right people, at the right price, across every digital channel and device. TruSignal’s self-serve TruAudience® Platform is an easy, end-to-end solution that puts Predictive Score Marketing in the hands of agencies and marketers. TruSignal’s team brings decades of experience in data-driven marketing, predictive analytics and scalable Big Data management. TruSignal’s investors include Redpoint Ventures, Split Rock Partners and Tenaya Capital. Learn more at or at the company’s Audience Matters blog and follow TruSignal on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

About LiveRamp

LiveRamp offers brands and the companies they work with identity resolution that is integrated throughout the digital ecosystem, and provides the foundation for omnichannel marketing. IdentityLink transforms the technology platforms used by our clients into people-based marketing channels that improve the relevancy of marketing, and ultimately allow consumers to better connect with the brands and products they love. LiveRamp is an Acxiom company, delivering privacy-safe solutions to market and honoring the best practices of leading associations including the Digital Advertising Alliance’s (DAA) ICON and App Choices programs. For more information, visit

Esther Farrell

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As senior marketing manager, Esther coordinates implementation of marketing initiatives, including content, thought leadership and social media strategy.
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