It’s not a wholly new notion that customers today expect to be understood as individuals, rather than groups or segments. They anticipate that companies will reach out to them in the ways and at the times they prefer, with relevant and helpful content that responds to their real-time wants and needs. Adam Baker, MD, Sociomantic, (pictured below) argues that in order to deliver this highly personalised experience across multiple devices and channels, marketers must invest in a robust customer relationship [...]
Can there be too much personalisation? Conor Shaw (pictured below), EMEA MD, Marketo argues that now the ‘segment of one’ can truly exist, we could run the risk of making marketing too predictable. Shaw writes exclusively for ExchangeWire to argue that, while personalisation should be a core part of any marketing strategy, marketers shouldn’t ignore the power of discovery in consumer engagement, which over-personalisation can hinder.
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: The Trade Desk prepares for IPO; Anti-Fraud Certificate by JICWEBS; Google goes anti-pop-up ad; The Independent’s digital-only success; New market transparency tools by AppNexus; Adelphic and Grapeshot integrate; Sizmek and Fuisz work on ‘hot spots’; and Index Exchange powers Time Inc. header bidding.
The Trade Desk goes public
Demand-side platform provider The Trade Desk is preparing for their IPO. In the course of admission to listing, [...]
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With so much data at a digital marketer’s disposal, programmatic is changing. With this change comes a need to remove the silos that exist between digital advertising data and customer data. As Michael Greene (pictured below), vice president of product strategy, AudienceScience explains to ExchangeWire, CRM can play a valuable role in digital marketing and, if used intelligently, can render technology such as DMPs largely useless.
The growth in programmatic, as it evolves to handle media buying across an increasing number [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Pinterest launches video ads in US and UK; Lotame unlocks data; AOP and The Media Trust partner; Cloud-based SaaS-platform for SourceKnowledge; Adelphic DSP brings behaviour-centric cross-channel solution; and OpenX simplifies header bidding.
Pinterest pushes video ads
Video ads first emerged on Pinterest last autumn. Now the virtual pinboard takes the next step and introduces promoted video ads – gif-like [...]
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In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sum up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: IAB SG want marketers to look past cost-per-click; Dentsu reports 11.5% profit growth in APAC; Nine launches audience data products; GumGum adds AU publishers to visual ad platform; Amobee snags former Millennial Media MD; and Mindshare gets new APAC data & tech head.
IAB SG want marketers to look past cost-per-click
Contrary to what is commonly pitched in Asia-Pacific, numbers are not the best way to measure the success of marketing initiatives; but a change in this mindset will need to come first from agencies.
In an interview with ExchangeWire, VML Southeast Asia and India CEO Tripti Lochan expressed frustration over the overemphasis on numbers as the only way to measure campaigns.
Pointing to digital agencies, Lochan said the industry had so heavily championed the capabilities of digital to measure everything, including [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: USD$122m price tag for Sizmek; Sonobi establishes London hub; GroupM predicts USD$1 trillion global marketing spend for 2017; Factual and MediaMath partnership; Top ranking for OpenX app and inventory; More data for SpotX; and News Republic bought up by Cheetah Mobile.
Sizmek acquired by Vector Capital
Big news from ad management platform Sizmek: The ad tech provider has been acquired [...]
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 ad spend to pass £20bn in 2016; ID fraud risk higher for tech-savvy consumers; and 80% of UK businesses fear being displaced by tech-focused competitors.
UK ad spend to continue rising
Based on their latest expenditure report, the Advertising Association/Warc predicts UK ad spend to grow by 4.2% [...]
Do marketers know what their consumers really want? If they think they do, on what are they basing this knowledge? With so many fragments of customer data, can a brand really be certain of the intent of its consumers? Tom Bowman (pictured below), CEO, Intelligent Optimisations writes exclusively for ExchangeWire, where he argues the understanding of how a marketer can cater to a customer’s intent may be more complicated than expected and, ultimately, empathy with what consumers want holds the [...]