In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: APAC marketers moving from display ads to content; ANZ sees programmatic ad growth in all formats; DataXu opens three new APAC offices; AU gets best practice guidelines for native ads.
Use of display ads expected to drop as APAC marketers opt for content
Some 70% of marketers and agencies in Asia-Pacific currently tapped display ads as part of [...]
Still lagging in their adoption of programmatic, brands in Asia-Pacific continue to face myriad challenges cutting through the technology maze and getting internal support for the automated buying platform. Careful planning and some patience, though, may be all marketers need to get the ball rolling.
Programmatic, for one, plays an integral role in Kimberly-Clark’s goal to reach more customers over the next five years. Its brands currently touch some two billion consumers a day, and it is looking to increase [...]
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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: China’s Youku Tudou goes exclusive with RocketJump; Unruly helps Japan brands suss out video ads; Three-way China partnership looks to increase user engagement; Adknowledge Asia gets new Indonesia head; MMA goes to ANZ; and MicroAd Singapore goes to town with Catalyst.red.
China’s Youku Tudou goes exclusive with RocketJump
In what the Chinese online video site is touting to be [...]
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Now, more than ever, it’s time for marketers to take advantage of great opportunities to harness data to make campaigns work that extra bit better, argues Richard Robinson, managing director & VP EMEA, Turn.
The latest IPA Bellwether study showed that marketers’ confidence in “their own financial prospects”, is high, at 22.4%. However, that is down from 25.3% in the second quarter of 2015, and while the drop might not seem so bad, the current level is at a two-and-a-half-year low.
The emergence of metrics for mobile ad campaigns provides a much-needed boost for advertisers in the region, especially since more consumers in Asia-Pacific than the US watch video daily on their mobile devices.
In this industry byliner, SpotX’s Asia-Pacific director of demand Christopher Blok discusses the importance of dedicating focus for video ads, rather than as an offshoot from desktop campaigns. He also highlights nagging challenges mobile advertisers still need to overcome, including real-time tracking of campaigns and ad viewability.
The mobile [...]
Japan’s programmatic market may be fledgling compared to the US, UK, and some of its Asian peers, but it faces similar challenges that underscore the need for simplicity, data integration, and ad viewability.
Delegates at ExchangeWire’s ATS conference in Tokyo this week identified key issues the local industry would need to resolve to drive the adoption of programmatic and its associated technology platforms.
During a discussion comprising local marketers, panellists stressed the importance of ad verification tools to ensure their campaigns [...]
There has been much discussion about the impact of ad blocking tools and their potential impact on ads and ad revenue; particularly regarding mobile devices, where consumers are spending more time and where marketers are turning their attention.
The debate, however, should not be about how the industry should deal with ad blockers. Instead, advertisers need to start thinking about creating content that better appeals to consumers so they would not feel compelled to block out ads.
In this Q&A [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Google speeds up mobile pages; EU Court of Justice rules on Safe Harbour; and Apple waves through first ad blocker that works in apps.
Google’s accelerated mobile pages go live
A new approach by Google? The internet giant has just unveiled its project ‘Accelerated Mobile Pages’ – which is open source and therefore does not generate any revenue for Google. Instead, Google is pushing [...]
Brands and agencies in Southeast Asia are limiting their exposure to ad networks due to the lack of transparency and opting to build their own trading or buying platforms.
Regional publishers also are increasingly wary of working with technology giants and want to address CPM degradation, pushing them to establish their own private marketplaces, according to Jordan Khoo, Sizmek’s Asia-Pacific vice president. He believes traditional ad networks are losing their appeal and expresses concerns about the conflict created by market [...]
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With traditional banners losing effectiveness, native ads may be the next answer for marketers to better reach their audience and for publishers to monetise their inventory. In this industry byliner, PubNative’s Asia-Pacific director of business development Don Kim discusses the slow, but growing, adoption of native ads in the region.
Across the Asian-Pacific region, native advertising is beginning to take hold in more meaningful ways, particularly in mobile. Low-cost smartphones and changes in content consumption are driving mobile adoption at [...]