The emergence of metrics for mobile ad campaigns provides a much-needed boost for advertisers in the region, especially since more consumers in Asia-Pacific than the US watch video daily on their mobile devices.
In this industry byliner, SpotX’s Asia-Pacific director of demand Christopher Blok discusses the importance of dedicating focus for video ads, rather than as an offshoot from desktop campaigns. He also highlights nagging challenges mobile advertisers still need to overcome, including real-time tracking of campaigns and ad viewability.
The mobile [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: AANA revises ad definition in AU; Dentsu takes digital performance firm to Asia; Major networks serving ads on piracy sites in Asia; AU telco gives free credits for viewed ads; and OMD AU appoints McDonald account lead.
AANA revises ad definition in AU
The Australian Association of National Advertisers (AANA) has modified its definition of advertising and marketing communication [...]
Japan’s programmatic market may be fledgling compared to the US, UK, and some of its Asian peers, but it faces similar challenges that underscore the need for simplicity, data integration, and ad viewability.
Delegates at ExchangeWire’s ATS conference in Tokyo this week identified key issues the local industry would need to resolve to drive the adoption of programmatic and its associated technology platforms.
During a discussion comprising local marketers, panellists stressed the importance of ad verification tools to ensure their campaigns [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: ZenithOptimedia buys out Australia’s FirstClick; ZenithOptimedia to set up Singapore analytics hub; IAB to hold programmatic workshops in Jakarta & KL; Nielsen brings mobile ad ratings to Australia; CtrlShift appointed exclusive Microsoft ad partner in Southeast Asian markets; and MediaCom gets new APAC programmatic head.
ZenithOptimedia buys out Australia’s FirstClick
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: TubeMogul rolls out integrated Digital Ad Ratings in SEA; StarHub launches TV audience metrics; Vietnam wants functional mobile video ads; and Outbrain appoints APAC head of publisher platform.
TubeMogul rolls out integrated Digital Ad Ratings in SEA
The video ad services provider says it has embedded Nielsen’s desktop measurement tool into its platform, ready to be delivered to advertisers [...]
China Brands Tap Mobile For Awareness; Integral Ad Science & OMG AU Partnership to Address Ad Safety
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: China brands tap mobile for awareness, not sales; Integral Ad Science & OMG form AU partnership to address ad safety; Xaxis wins programmatic deal to access China’s digital inventory; and Cohn & Wolfe buys out India’s Six Degrees.
China brands tap mobile for awareness, not sales
Some 82% of marketers in China said they were tapping mobile as [...]
Brands and agencies in Southeast Asia are limiting their exposure to ad networks due to the lack of transparency and opting to build their own trading or buying platforms.
Regional publishers also are increasingly wary of working with technology giants and want to address CPM degradation, pushing them to establish their own private marketplaces, according to Jordan Khoo, Sizmek’s Asia-Pacific vice president. He believes traditional ad networks are losing their appeal and expresses concerns about the conflict created by market [...]
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With consumers generating more data than ever before, particularly through mobile devices, more marketers in Asia-Pacific are tapping big data analytics to improve attribution and create a better audience experience. Shobhit Shukla, chief revenue officer of location-based data analytics provider, Near, highlights the challenges from this changing landscape and discusses how brands can differentiate their services with real-time insights.
ExchangeWire: What are some key developments in the way user data is collected today?
Shobhit Shukla: Few things are more valuable to [...]
Earlier this week, at ATS London, AppNexus created a stir within the digital advertising industry when Catherine Williams, chief data scientist (pictured) shared results of their ongoing Inventory Quality (IQ) initiative. Through a combination of aggressive policy enforcement and sophisticated data science measures, AppNexus have cleaned their platform of invalid traffic and established a new industry standard for transparency – transparency in how the platform operates and in how they share results and insights with the broader ad tech community. In this piece, [...]
An insufficient ad budget for a vast region, inadequate support from industry players, and a media buying system that has yet to resolve key issues its predecessor also had failed to address.
These are the main challenges facing Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ Asia-Pacific senior director for digital marketing, Janice Chan, who spoke candidly in a phone interview with ExchangeWire, during which she discussed her experience with programmatic and as a marketer in this [...]
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