Marketers in Asia-Pacific lack confidence in programmatic because too many different metrics are being thrown around and they are sceptical over which one actually works.
Rather than blame their agencies, however, marketers in this region need to take the lead and define their measures of success, says Liz Miller, CMO Council’s senior vice president of marketing.
In a Q&A with ExchangeWire, Miller explains why CMOs are struggling over a lack of focus on critical analytics and how they need to rethink the [...]
It’s no secret that audio content stirs our emotions. All it takes are a few notes of a song for our memories to come alive. Considering how audio, especially music and storytelling, captures our attention, it becomes clear why advertisers have always been drawn to the format. In this piece, Tim Sims (pictured below), VP of inventory partnerships, The Trade Desk, explains why the time has come to include audio in your programmatic campaign. It’s no longer a question of [...]
Singapore Has Lowest Video Viewability in Region; Lack of Cross-Device View Distorting SEA Attribution Data
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sum up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Singapore has lowest video viewability in region; Lack of cross-device view distorting SEA attribution data; AdAsia secure £9.66m in Series A; Havas set up joint venture in Shanghai; Expedia unveil Singapore research lab; and data-driven marketing platform opens in Myanmar.Singapore has lowest video viewability in region
At just 35%, Singapore has the lowest video ad viewability in Southeast [...]
Header bidding offers publishers in Asia-Pacific the ability to regain control over ad-decisioning and enables them to provide access to scaled programmatic inventory. There are, however, challenges unique to certain markets in the region that publishers need to look out for. In this industry byliner, PubMatic’s Asia-Pacific director of marketing, Nigel Kwan (pictured below), explains what these are.
Whilst it may seem to lurch from one existential crisis to another – spanning ad fraud, viewability, and walled gardens, to name a [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sum up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: AU agency bookings dip 1.7%; Spotify bring Sponsored Playlists to Singapore; Finn Partners acquire Singapore agency; Dentsu buy out Sri Lanka ad agency; Kantar Media to provide TV metrics in Hong Kong; and comScore unveil MMX Multi-Platform in Indonesia.AU agency bookings dip 1.7%
Agency digital ad bookings for February have dipped 1.7% to AUD$135.3m (£83.32m) from the previous [...]
In a market democratised by programmatic, brands in Asia-Pacific must be able to stand above the crowd and not have a myopic view of the digital landscape.
Programmatic had levelled the playing field and created a space in which even multibillion dollar brands competed with mom-and-pop stores. This meant that marketers would need to work harder to differentiate themselves, said Sanchit Sanga, Mindshare’s Asia-Pacific chief digital officer.
“To win in this scenario, you’ll need to have much better data strategies in [...]
Consumers in Southeast Asia have taken to video somewhat differently from their global counterparts; so marketers need to tune into these requirements to better engage their target audience. Here, AOL’s Asia and ANZ managing director Alex Khan (pictured below), writes about the ‘sense of urgency’ in how this region’s mobile-driven consumers are accessing video and why advertisers need to do better.
Over the years, we’ve seen user behaviour change on the big screen. TV viewers have become impatient. They don’t [...]
We see reports about the challenges the high street is facing daily. Most recently, the BRC’s post-Christmas sales showed the challenge of driving footfall. In January, footfall was 1.3% down on a year ago, indicating that shoppers are turning to online. In this piece, Megan Dado (pictured below), regional senior director, Rakuten Marketing, explains how new digital technology is allowing consumers to get their hands on fashion collections faster – and it is exciting shoppers, presenting numerous [...]
What was the first social network you fired up this morning? Whether it was Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook – chances are you were duped. As you scrolled through dozens of photos and status updates, it is likely that many of them were not spur-of-the-moment missives sent by their account-holders but, rather, marketing messages sponsored by other brands. Whether it is PewDiePie endorsing a video game, or DJ Khaled promoting a vodka brand, this kind of approach is now a big deal. Solberg [...]
India Advertisers Still Love Traditional Media; ANZ Firms Not Doing Enough for Cross-Channel Marketing
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sum up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: India advertisers still love traditional media; ANZ firms not doing enough for cross-channel marketing; WE make double acquisitions to expand Asian reach; AU see lower ad bookings; Mirum buy China’s 3Ti; and Executive appointments at AppNexus & InMobi.India advertisers still love traditional media
Advertisers in India are projected to spend most of their budget on traditional media, with [...]