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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UK marketers are uneasy with how third-parties, including media agencies and tech providers, treat their data, and are largely in the dark as to who is ultimately responsible for implementing data privacy rules, despite upcoming data protection reform across the EU, according to research.
Uniform data protection laws are due to be implemented across the EU member states within 12 months, but a research study of over 170 senior-level brand-side marketers, conducted by YouGov and commissioned by Adform, reveals widespread confusion [...]
Data is fuelling the marketing industry’s shift from labour-intensive manual booking to more dynamic automated processes (in theory at least), but the success of this transition relies on the quality of the data at its disposal. ExchangeWire garners insights from last week’s big data conference I-COM, as well as recent industry debates to assess the market’s attitude towards this trend.
Digital marketing, and the ad tech sector in particular, has become renowned for buzz phrases since its very inception, and ‘big [...]
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Camilla McInnes, founder and director of Cameron McInnes Ltd, reflects on why more big brands are seeking out ad tech experts to join their ranks, and how advertisers are making bold moves to gain more control over their digital media spend.
What a client wants from its agency is to deliver the best results possible from their advertising campaigns. How they measure these results is widely discussed and often it is the agency doing the reporting.
So, how can a [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up the key industry updates on ad tech from around the region – and in this week’s edition: comScore unveils ad metrics in APAC; Maxus launches social media monitoring centers in Asia; Amobee hires new ANZ head; and AdRoll eyes ANZ growth with transparency, cross-device.
comScore unveils advertising metrics in 13 APAC markets
The market researcher has released its Trust Profiles in 44 new markets, expanding the availability of its advertising metrics index beyond the US [...]
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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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In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up the key industry updates on ad tech from around the region – and in this week’s edition: Ogilvy taps DNA tech in HK campaign; Sizmek touts HTML5 ad builder in APAC; Singapore, Japan ad agencies form JV; UK’s Dog digs into Jakarta; Exponential launches video ad formats in SEA; and Former Grey Canberra team paves the way for Nation.
Ogilvy taps DNA tech in HK campaign
Ogilvy & Mather Hong Kong has turned to DNA [...]
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 [...]
Brands that are new to Asia-Pacific, or keen to push out their programmatic plans in the region but don’t know where to start, will find this week’s feature handy. James Sampson, DataXu’s Asia-Pacific vice president and general manager, dishes out a selection of top tips to help brands find success with programmatic marketing in this part of the globe.
DataXu entered the Asia-Pacific market last year upon the request of numerous multinational brands that were keen to deploy programmatic marketing in [...]
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‘Last-click’ remains the prevalent method for advertisers to reward third parties on their media plan, despite mounting voices to the contrary. ExchangeWire explores how tracking campaign performance remains largely unsatisfactory to many in the era of cross-screen campaigns.
The latest IAB ad spend figures are just the most recent in a long line of empirical studies demonstrating how the emergence of consumer mobile media consumption means we are well and truly in the cross-screen era.
Mobile now accounts for almost [...]