The lack of transparency in the world of advertising had been a hot topic for ages; and the world of programmatic has only led to the exacerbation of this issue. George Levin (pictured below), CEO & Co-founder, GetIntent, talks about the various relationships behind the complexity and how a reduction of middle men in the process needs to be addressed.
Programmatic is often too complicated and, more times than not, has way too many parties involved. With a clear [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sum up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Zenith unveil global rebrand strategy; TPG revise offer in Fairfax takeover bid; Times Internet take on Moat for viewability; Aussies going sporty on mobile; Taptica open Mumbai office; China’s iResearch launch mobile video measurement tool; and Sling & Stone swing into New Zealand.Zenith unveil global rebrand strategy
The agency group have launched a new “global brand vision [...]
Consultancies have been busy acquiring creative agencies and leveraging their existing end-to-end relationship with clients to build market share in digital marketing. Deloitte, IBM, Accenture, and McKinsey are all building internal capabilities to attract more business from brand marketers.
Creative seems to be a focus for much of their activity thus far – where, presumably, fat consultancy fees can be charged to clients. Media buying has not really had a lot of interest for ad [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sum up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Teneo buy Asian communications agency; IAS add nine Asian languages to brand safety tool; SpotX want to bring transparency to Indonesia; WPP agency launch e-commerce practice; AU agency WiTH operate under Isobar Group; SPH rebrand content marketing unit; and Network 18 join Times publisher network.Teneo buy Asian communications agency
Global consulting firm Teneo have acquired Ryan Communications, [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sum up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Baidu among top five global media owners; Digital ads to outpace TV in HK & TW; IAB AU tout CEASA data on ad spend; Handbook to guide marketers on data strategy; Dentsu aim to boost data capabilities with Accordant; Executive appointments at media agencies; and Tune Group & Emirates marketers join WFA committee.Baidu among top 5 global [...]
It may seem paradoxical, but data alone is not sufficient for Asia-Pacific marketers to ensure their data-driven campaigns will be successful.
Increasing focus on such initiatives has overshadowed the need for creativity; and this can lead consumers towards ad blockers, cautions Ben Maudsley, Exponential Interactive’s Asia-Pacific and South Africa managing director. He also advises marketers to adopt care in deciding which data they should use to power their campaigns.
In this Q&A with ExchangeWire, Maudsley and Tyler Greer, Exponential’s Asia-Pacific and [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sum up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: APAC firms rank brand damage a top risk; China & Japan to fuel luxury ad spend; MobAir eye China app market; comScore launch MMX Multi-Platform in India; AdAsia open up in Japan & China; and Executive appointments at WPP China & Dentsu Korea.APAC firms rank brand damage top risk
Businesses in Asia-Pacific deem damage to reputation or brand [...]
Adtech players who claim to have silver bullets should be prepared to demonstrate their products are original and able to function as claimed.
Rene Menezes, who is co-founder and sits on the board of directors at CtrlShift, says that, while many of these tools can get the job done, their capabilities are overstated and do not match up to how they are pitched. In a LinkedIn post last month, Menezes says as much: “I call bullshit on several players in [...]
Marketers in Asia-Pacific lack confidence in programmatic because too many different metrics are being thrown around and they are sceptical over which one actually works.
Rather than blame their agencies, however, marketers in this region need to take the lead and define their measures of success, says Liz Miller, CMO Council’s senior vice president of marketing.
In a Q&A with ExchangeWire, Miller explains why CMOs are struggling over a lack of focus on critical analytics and how they need to rethink the [...]
Singapore Has Lowest Video Viewability in Region; Lack of Cross-Device View Distorting SEA Attribution Data
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sum up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Singapore has lowest video viewability in region; Lack of cross-device view distorting SEA attribution data; AdAsia secure £9.66m in Series A; Havas set up joint venture in Shanghai; Expedia unveil Singapore research lab; and data-driven marketing platform opens in Myanmar.Singapore has lowest video viewability in region
At just 35%, Singapore has the lowest video ad viewability in Southeast [...]