In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up the key industry updates on ad tech from around the region – and in this week’s edition: HK ad spend up 17% during CNY; WPP subsidiary inks ecommerce partnership in China; WeChat Moments ads popping up too often; and Maxus China launches content division.
HK ad spend climbs 17% during CNY
Advertisers in Hong Kong spent HK$3.3bn (US$424.5m) during the Chinese New Year month of February 2015, up 17% from the same month last year. [...]
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 [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up the key industry updates on ad tech from around the region – and in this week’s edition: China consumers more willing to give data for personalised service; Smartphones make up 72% of APAC impressions; Lowe Profero to set up Thai office; and AU digital media veteran joins APD.
China consumers more willing to give data for personalised service
New research from Microsoft revealed that 90% of Chinese consumers would tap IT tools to filter [...]
AppNexus has confirmed its purchase of publisher forecasting and programmatic-direct company Yieldex, in a deal rumored to be valued at $100m, as the ad tech firm continues its acquisition spree, and prepares for the rise of programmatic-direct.
The integration of Yieldex into the AppNexus platform supports the ad tech company’s vision of offering an integrated, full-stack publisher solution – this deal comes just five months after AppNexus bought Open AdStream (OAS) from WPP – and also positions the company to create [...]
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The worlds of ad tech and martech are increasingly colliding, which poses marketers with many questions to ask themselves about how they conduct their business from day-to-day, including where their roles fit within an organisation, and whether or not they should break historic ties, in favour of new relationships with companies offering the latest technologies. Scott Brinker, Chiefmartech.com, editor, speaks with ExchangeWire about how these trends are disrupting the industry.
EW: There is a lot of talk about the rise of [...]
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What does a ‘like’ or retweet mean for your brand? Nothing much these days, it seems, as they come a dime a dozen. Instead, data has become increasingly important to enable advertisers to better engage their audience, but what remains the missing link? In this piece, Eyeota CEO Kevin Tan issues a reminder for marketers to keep their eye on the ultimate target: humans.
Advancements in digital technologies have been far reaching, [...]
With a third of marketers planning to increase investment in DMPs in 2015, Zuzanna Gierlinska, director, strategic agencies & accounts, Oracle Marketing Cloud, EMEA, calls on marketers to start investing in the right resources too.
DMPs gaining traction A recent Oracle Marketing Cloud study into digital marketing budgets revealed three-quarters of marketing managers were planning to increase their digital marketing spend in 2015 – the highest proportion since the survey began [...]
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ExchangeWire rounds up some of the goings on in the world of ad tech during the last seven days, and in this week’s edition: Rubicon Project posts impressive gains; Europe’s OOH sector primed for programmatic disruption; European ad tech pairing join forces; and US firms man-up ahead of European expansion.
Rubicon Project posts strong gains
A little under a year after it first went public, and Rubicon Project this week posted impressive gains in its latest earnings call, with revenue ($41.8m) [...]
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Brand safety should weigh heavily on every marketer’s mind as should contextual advertising, so why are ‘bad ads’ still popping up frequently today? Gregory Armshaw, head of application strategy at Graymatics recalls the day he nearly lost his job over a badly placed ad and discusses the need to start thinking seriously about context in any media buying exercise.
You wouldn’t place food ads in the bathroom, advertise washing powder at the nightclub, or market [...]
Tim Vanderhook, Viant, and MySpace, CEO, speaks to ExchangeWire, on the launch of the company’s latest ‘advertising cloud’ service, and how his company aims to offer value to advertisers from what was once the largest social network in the world, especially given the white-hot competition from Facebook.
Remember the good old days of the internet 10 years ago? When broadband access was still a relative novelty, and we were all comparing polyphonic ringtones on our Nokia (N-something, or whatever) and Motorola [...]
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