Dave Hendricks, LiveIntent president, reflects on the AOL/Verizon merger and predicts the rise of such deals will herald the end of probabilistic targeting.
If you are old enough, or an aficionado of board games, you might have heard of Battleship. This staple of childhood was an analog, old-fashioned game that didn’t involve consoles, required no electricity, and relied on person-to-person sonar.
Battleship was probabilistic. You would try to guess the coordinates and triangulate based on the shape of the ships. Once you figured out [...]
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Improving the accuracy of location data not only provides for better campaigns, it can also offer richer insights into buyer intent based on the places consumers visit.
Most location-based marketing initiatives target consumers in real-time based on where they are during the duration of the campaigns. The real potential of location technology, however, is the insights that it can provide so marketers can gain better understanding of consumer behaviour, Regina Goh, BlisMedia’s Asia managing director, said in an interview with ExchangeWire.
The UK is the leading market when it comes to ad viewability, according to numbers released today from advertising software firm TubeMogul, which has also released figures detailing the state of programmatic advertising in emerging markets for the first time.
The figures compile statistics from the first quarter of 2015, revealing the average ad viewability rate in the UK to number 46%, making it the the leading [...]
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Are Your Video Ads Making an Impression?; Annual Global Advertising Spend on Mobile Devices is Expected to Reach $105bn by 2019
ExchangeWire Research’s weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world, with additional insight provided by Rebecca Muir, ExchangeWire, head of research and analysis. In this week’s edition: Are your video ads making an impression?; Annual global advertising spend on mobile devices is expected to reach $105bn by 2019 and the growing popularity of native advertising.
Google’s latest viewability research reveals:
— State of Video Ad Viewability – the average viewability of video ads across the web (not including YouTube) [...]
Ben Plomion, Chango*, VP, marketing, assesses the prospect of programmatic video ads unseating linear TV spots as marketers’ tool of choice when it comes to engaging relevant audiences en masse.
Video is a powerful marketing tool, with its ability to tell a brand’s story through a triad of sight, sound and motion, unrivalled for its visual prowess by no other format bar TV.
Although unlike linear TV advertising, performance is entirely trackable and it offers up a perfect platform to target [...]
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Brands that are looking to adopt programmatic buying also need to consider a different approach to advertising and think about the processes needed to support the platform, according to Hannelore Grams, Nestle’s head of digital marketing and social media for Greater China.
Nestle has not adopted programmatic to a great extent, but it is mulling over how – and if – it can be further integrated into the company’s media buying strategy this year. While there have been plenty of discussions [...]
Media consumption has never been higher, with digital devices arguably the centre-point of our daily lives, which theoretically makes the case for ad-funded businesses at their height. However, the problem for advertisers is that consumption is taking place across a number of screens, making it difficult to target audience types, and calculate the ROI on media spend.
In this piece, Glen Calvert, Affectv, CEO discusses a technique called ‘householding’, which basically involves combining a number of clever user-identification techniques to [...]
The emergence of publisher consortia was underlined in recent weeks as UK publishers began to band together en masse. A month ahead of ATS Paris, ExchangeWire examines the French market, where publishers there were early to adopt this approach, exploring the intricacies of the co-op offering, and asks if it makes sense to have dual offerings in a single market?
Premium publishers the world over are under pressure to retain ad spend, particularly when they come up against the hugely scaled [...]
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Audience data is undeniably an important ingredient in any ad campaign, but some marketers are misusing such data to achieve easy success.
ExchangeWire spoke with Bryan Melmed, global vice president of insights at Exponential Interactive, who championed the use of data intelligence and analytics to support advertising efforts and ad targeting campaigns.
But how are marketers wrongly using data? According to Melmed, brands are missing the point when it comes to understanding their baseline or the audience they should be focusing [...]
Viewability. It’s one of they key issues facing the online advertising industry, as brands – wary of getting scammed – ask for ever-increasing levels of transparency; with oil giant Shell now asking for FIVE TIMES the industry standard before it pays for online ad space. The IAB has attempted to lead the way, brokering an ‘industry-wide consensus’ that a viewable ad is one where 50% of the creative was served on screen for one second.
However, one of the world’s most recognisable [...]
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