Romany Reagan

Romany Reagan

Executive Editor


Romany Reagan is executive editor at ExchangeWire. In the five years she's worked for the company, she's held a variety of positions in an editorial capacity. Romany holds a first-class honours masters degree in international journalism from City, University of London.

Articles by Romany


  • Vale Bets on Digital to Impact Shareholders; The Most Valuable Keywords in LATAM

    This week’s LATAM Roundup brings the following stories: Mining company Vale drives the process of converting its actions with digital campaigns; PwC Argentina and Think-Tanks present PwC Digital Services; SEMrush lists the most expensive keywords in AdWords campaigns; and ZAP and Navegg present audience segment.

    Vale invests in digital to convert shares

    Vale bets on digital advertising to boost the process of converting actions and the result exceeded expectations. One of the largest mining companies in the world, the Brazilian multinational got [...]

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  • How Can B2B Marketers Successfully Drive Customer Experience?

    The explosion of new marketing technology over the past decade has not only led to organisations improving their customer experience, but has also led to an expectation from customers to have a good experience. With B2C leading the way, in most cases, customers expect that same experience across all buying journeys. In this piece, Sylvia Jensen (pictured below), senior director EMEA marketing, Oracle Marketing Cloud, explains how B2B marketers can be successful in driving customer experience by tapping into their existing [...]

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  • Could VR & AR Technology Change the Way Consumers Watch Wimbledon?

    It’s an understatement to say that smartphone use is growing at an exponential rate, which is making the convergence between the physical and online worlds easier and more seamless than ever before. The already-established AR tech available on smartphones is ripe for brands to build immersive apps that will capitalise on this shift. In this piece, Matt Phelan (pictured below), CEO of 4Ps, proposes that VR will catch up sooner than you think – and when it does, Wimbledon’s coverage [...]

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  • Why Digital Advertisers Need a Premium Marketplace

    There’s one definitive way to address the issues surrounding brand safety and transparency, but the industry’s not set up to deliver it, says Simon Stone, commercial director, Collective.

    Unsurprisingly, with the issues surrounding Facebook and YouTube in recent months, there’s growing concern among advertisers over brand safety and a call for transparency in terms of exactly what kind of content their ads will appear next to. This is driving a shift in thinking about digital advertising.

    Years ago, when I started out [...]

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  • Internet Advertising’s Robust Growth Hides an Inconvenient Truth

    Digital advertising is booming in terms of growth, but is struggling to personalise ads effectively. This is stagnating performance and undermining the industry, says Cablato Founder and CEO, Adrian Pearmund (pictured below).

    If you take a look at the recent Advertising Expenditure Forecast from Zenith Global, it looks as if everything in the digital ad garden is rosy. The respected report reveals that digital ad spend will grow by 13% to top USD$205bn (£159.3bn) in 2017. Zenith Global also [...]

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  • Getting a Bigger Slice of the Mobile Ad Budget: A Strategy for Mobile Ad Networks

    These are good times for Google and Facebook. Combined, these two giants capture 57% of the total digital advertising spend in the US this year, as well as 74% of predicted growth for all of 2017. That means all other channels will compete for an ever-shrinking piece of the pie. Writing exclusively for ExchangeWire, Avishay Raviv (pictured below), Co-CEO, Edge 226, explains why now is not the time to get discouraged – or worse – undercut prices. Now [...]

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  • The Metrics That Matter: App Marketing KPIs That Drive Quality Downloads

    The recent update to Google’s Play Store algorithm, and new app marketing offerings and partnerships that Google announced at their annual flagship event, have renewed a spotlight on app marketing metrics. Writing for ExchangeWire, Shani Rosenfelder (pictured below), Head of Mobile Insights, AppsFlyer, explains why instead of just buying users, app marketers and developers must build and promote apps that users will love and continuously use – and they’ll be rewarded for their efforts.

    With a shift in how [...]

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  • How Mobile is Helping Brands Connect Their Online & Offline Journeys

    With Facebook and Google practically pinning their futures on it, marketers really can’t afford to ignore mobile advertising. In this piece, Matthew Phelan (pictured below), CEO of 4Ps, part of NetBooster Group, discusses how critical connecting online and offline customer journeys is to avoid becoming the next brand failure cliché. 

    In 2016, digital formats dominated once again, with internet ad spend up 13.4% to £10.3bn, according to the Advertising Association and Warc. In fact, mobile accounted for 99% of this growth, with ad spend for [...]

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  • Why RTB Will Enable More Advertisers to Embrace Mobile Video

    RTB is an excellent way to test formats because it allows you to evaluate, iterate, and optimise without a large minimum spend per campaign and placement. In this piece, Tim Koschella (pictured below), CEO, AppLift, breaks down its benefits to advertisers, and why he predicts an overdue surge in mobile video spend.

    Mobile video real-time bidding is about to take off; and that means good things for publishers and advertisers alike.

    RTB empowers advertisers because it gives them more control over [...]

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  • Optimising Campaigns Based on Mobile App Usage, Not Installs

    On January 9, 2007, Steve Jobs announced the iPhone at the Macworld convention – an announcement that also ushered in the birth of the app market, an industry that may top USD$77bn (£61.6bn) in 2017. Entrepreneurs, recognising that smartphones represented the most direct conduit to the consumer, developed every conceivable type of app. Apps like Candy Crush, Angry Birds, Uber, and others, provided ample incentive (and VC money) for developers with an idea to get in on the game. [...]

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