It may be widely touted to bring about improved efficiencies with automation, but programmatic does not mean machines should completely take over media buying and campaign management.
Such misconceptions persist in the Asia-Pacific region and need to be properly addressed, urges Adform Asia-Pacific head Rohit Kumar, in this Q&A with ExchangeWire. He explains why programmatic initiatives cannot be managed in autopilot and highlights two key components that should be in any successful campaign.
ExchangeWire: Adform recently opened offices in Singapore and Istanbul. [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Adblock Plus faces defeat in another court case against Springer; Facebook Shutters FBX; Three UK announces ad blocking trial run; ADventori opens London office; and StickyADS announces programmatic guaranteed.
Impending defeat for Adblock Plus?
In the last twelve months, Eyeo has been victorious in Germany with regards to four lawsuits by publishers against ad blocking software Adblock Plus. Now things are not looking good for the Cologne-based developers. [...]
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China's Programmatic Buying Small But Growing; Most Agree AU Digital Ad Trading Should Be More Transparent
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: China’s programmatic buying small, but growing; Most agree AU digital ad trading should be more transparent; Kiosked invests in APAC expansion; Dentsu Aegis Network inks partnership with York Butter Factory; and Amobee lures Asia exec from Millennial Media.
China’s programmatic buying small, but growing
Spend on online display ads in China will hit USD$14bn (£9.9bn) this year, with [...]
ExchangeWire Research’s weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world, with additional insight provided by Rebecca Muir, head of research and analysis, ExchangeWire. In this week’s edition: Content marketing spend continues to increase; More ad spend on original digital video programming; and one-third of display ad investment transacted programmatically.
Content Marketing Spend to Reach €2.12bn (£1.68bn) by 2020
In the coming four years, spend on paid content placement will experience a boom in Europe. Growing by a massive 186% by 2020, [...]
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In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Wego.com goes mobile native in APAC; Tremor Video looks to fill ad tech gap in NZ; Dentsu launches programmatic audio; AsiaMX unveils programmatic TV ad exchange; and Sizmek beefs up SEA programmatic team.
Wego.com goes mobile native in APAC
The travel search platform has launched its native advertising offerings for mobile devices in the Asia-Pacific and Middle East [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: IAB UK Ad Spend report; Appointments at The Trade Desk and Plista; StickyADS.tv tackles fraud; and Adform launches header bidding solution.
UK ad spend tops £8.6bn
New record ad spend in the UK: the IAB UK Digital Adspend report has found that advertisers spent £8.61bn on digital advertising in 2015, in the UK alone. [...]
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Australia will see significant movements in the mobile ad space this year; with both buyers and sellers looking to better target audiences and manage campaigns through private marketplaces.
With its ad tech market among some of the world’s most matured and sophisticated, Australia would see major developments around mobile as advertisers begin shifting more of their spend towards the platform.
Citing figures from Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Australia, Steve Wing, vice president [...]
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Digital ad fraud continues to be a global problem, with brands increasingly concerned about bot clicks and the accuracy of traffic numbers. It does not help that Asia’s ad tech industry still looks at clicks as the primary metrics, which is exacerbating the region’s ad fraud problem.
As it is, six markets in Asian are among the world’s top 10 in terms of click fraud, notes Grace Liau, Vivaki Asia-Pacific general manager, pointing to figures from the 2015 Apsular Fraud [...]
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Driven by the need to acquire users, but challenged by China’s tough market, Chinese app developers are increasingly looking to promote their apps beyond local shores.
Doing so successfully, however, will require local adaptation and tweaking of their monetisation strategy, says Supersonic CEO Gil Shoham, whose company merged with ironSource last September. Forming what it touts to be the world’s largest independent mobile ad platform; Shoham had said the union would offer [...]
Today (26 January) OpenX unveils Real-Time Guaranteed, the first programmatic marketplace to transact guaranteed deals with programmatic technology. Tim Cadogan (pictured below), CEO, OpenX talks exclusively with ExchangeWire about how this new solution will deliver on the true promise of programmatic technology: real-time, guaranteed.
ExchangeWire: Tell us about OpenX’s real-time guaranteed (RTG) offering.
Tim Cadogan: Real-time guaranteed (RTG) is a new model for buying and selling digital advertising. RTG combines the guaranteed terms of direct-sold deals with the [...]