In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: SEA mobile video programmatic climbs 20%; Outbrain & OMD ink partnership in Australia; India’s Komli spins out mobile ad tech firm; and Xaxis pledges 100% viewability for APAC markets.
SEA mobile video programmatic climbs 20%
Mobile video programmatic inventory increased 20% across four Southeast Asian markets in the second quarter this year, amid efforts by advertisers to reach consumers [...]
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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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We are living in the golden age of digital, where most people are spending a good portion of their lives being plugged into more than one device. This demand for 24/7 connectivity has seen the online advertising landscape evolve rapidly – a record €30.7 billion was spent globally on internet and digital marketing last year, according to the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) and PWC.
However, with this increase in digital advertising opportunities comes an increased risk of people trying to take [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Marketers drowning in whirlpool of data; BuzzFeed inks joint venture with Yahoo Japan; APAC mobile users most active on Wednesdays; and Dentsu Aegis releases whitepaper on Asia user engagement.
Marketers drowning in whirlpool of data
Marketers across the Asia-Pacific region have access to ample data, but are struggling to extract useful information that can help them make better decisions.
Following a survey that found Singapore to be severely lacking in effective ad metrics, IAB’s local chapter has called on ad tech vendors to reach an agreement for digital measurement and for marketers to start educating themselves.
Without a proper measurement framework, distrust between brands and agencies, as well as vendors, will continue to play out and the gap between marketers and consumers will widen, says Peter Hubert, who is co-chair of IAB Singapore’s Measurement and Standards Committee and also [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Self-serve Instagram campaigns roll out in AU; China online ad spend climbs 42%; Malaysia’s Axiata buys out India’s Komli; and IAB CEO urges AU to fix ad fraud.
Self-serve Instagram campaigns roll out in AU
Omnicom Media Group (OMG) said it launched two Instagram self-serve ad campaigns in Australia for two clients, McDonald’s and Qantas.
The agency said it [...]
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Recent headlines have purported that ad viewability in the UK is now less than 50%. As human beings, we’re programmed to strive towards achieving the best we can and many marketers will struggle to accept a performance metric of 50%. Especially when that 50% is measurable and trackable and, therefore, someone should be held accountable, right? Wrong. TubeMogul’s UK Managing Director, Nick Reid, speaks exclusively to ExchangeWire and explains why, when it comes to viewability, 100% does not equal perfect.
As a father, I have noticed a recent trend where articles [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Instagram mobile ads to snap up $595m; APAC brands must meet customers on mobile; Australia leads global programmatic industry; GroupM shuffles SEA leadership positions; and ExchangeWire seeks participants for DMP survey.
Instagram mobile ads to snap up $595m
Instagram is projected to generate US$595m in mobile ad revenue globally this year, with spending fuelled by improved targeting capabilities [...]
Most brands in Asia are simply taking campaign methodologies for traditional media, and slapping them onto mobile platforms, without first assessing new possibilities the latter can offer.
This results in much inefficiency that otherwise can be improved with the deployment of mobile programmatic, says Shi Yi, CEO and founder at Avazu Holding, in this week’s Q&A with ExchangeWire. Yi also discusses the lack dominant tech players in this market segment, which is especially vital in Asia-Pacific, as the region faces [...]
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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: APAC mobile search ad spend climbs 69%; SEA viewers prefer shorter video ads; Geniee adds Vietnamese language to its ad classification system; Japan ad spend to hit $35.5bn in 2015; AOL Platforms brings in SEA business lead; and ExchangeWire calls up APAC programmatic survey participants.
APAC mobile search ad spend climbs 69%
Search ad spend across the Asia-Pacific region, [...]
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