Data-driven targeting is an extremely effective way to achieve marketing objectives. However, is it causing marketers to limit their reach, to a point where they’re losing out on hitting their KPIs? Lisa Menaldo (pictured below), managing director UK, Sublime Skinz, tells ExchangeWire that brands need to start broadening their data horizons on the quest to finding new audiences.
It’s easy to get comfortable with a certain way of doing things. Once you hit upon a formula that produces the right results, [...]
33% of US Marketers Expect Budgets to Rise; Mobile Devices & Networks Will Have Biggest Impact on Marketing
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: Marketing budgets to rise; Customer experience rules; and UK retailers have best mobile apps.
33% of US marketers expect budgets to rise
The AMA and Millward Brown Vermeer have conducted the first quarterly Marketers Confidence Index. The study reveals that marketers are optimistic [...]
Data has become a fundamental component of our lives. Every decision we make online is recorded and stored for future use. The more we do online, the more data there is on our habits and preferences, from the pair of shoes we are saving up to buy, to our favourite holiday destination. For brands, the more data you have on consumers, the more accurately you can target them, leading to a better user experience and greater return on investment. Edward [...]
There is a lot of hype around data and how you can extract maximum value from it. But hype often leads to fear of the unknown, resulting in vast quantities of data, from different sources, each source providing a varying level of value. In the first of a series of pieces exploring data, Mathieu Roche (pictured below), global business development director, Weborama, explains the difference between data creation methods and how they can be put to best use.
Marketing has become a [...]
As data volumes have increased exponentially in recent years, the ability to sift through and identify the important insights has become an increasingly sought-after skillset. Industries as diverse as Finance, Professional Sports, and Healthcare are now recruiting people with data handling and analysis expertise to help steer strategic decision making. But what kind of value can these people bring to the marketing world? Jenny Thompson (pictured below), head of data science & advanced analytics, Forward3D, speaks to ExchangeWire about the [...]
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: Sharp growth of native advertising expected; mobile rich media formats garner highest engagement and completion rates; and 90% of businesses lacking comprehensive data management strategy.
Native advertising to grow 156% until 2020
With usage shift to mobile, the future of native advertising is looking good. Research by Yahoo and Enders Analysis projects an increase of [...]
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 [...]
Every day, a staggering 5.5 million new ‘things’ are connected to the internet – each adding to the ever-expanding sea of consumer data. How are marketers able to take advantage of this array of connected devices? Lindsay McEwan (pictured below), general manager EMEA, Tealium, tells ExchangeWire how atmospheric marketing is shifting from in-store factors, like displays and fixtures, to proactive connectivity using real-time data signals.
From wearables and fitness trackers, to connected home appliances [...]
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: UK adspend grows 7% in Q3; Paid search growth down 12%; and 70% believe audience recognition will be key focus area in 2016.
UK advertising expenditure grows 7%
In October, senior thought leaders from Lloyds Banking Group, Microsoft, Dentsu Aegis, and Buzzfeed shared their wisdom with marketers at Quantcast’s annual Supernova event in London. Now in its second year, Supernova sought to explore the impact of Big Data on business, society, and the future to help publishers and advertisers use data more effectively. In this piece, Matt White, UK managing director, Quantcast (pictured, below) reflects on the day.
Supernova saw publishers, innovators, cultural figures, and media experts come [...]