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 [...]
China Ad Spend Slows, But Still Growing Faster Than Global; WPP's Wunderman & Bienalto Merge in Australia
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: China ad spend slows, but still growing faster than global; WPP’s Wunderman & Bienalto merge in Australia; Local Measure opens office in Singapore; and Sizmek unveils new APAC appointments.
China ad spend slows, but still growing faster than global
China’s ad spend growth will dip to 7.8% in 2015 from 10.5% last year, but still is expected to grow [...]
With consumers generating more data than ever before, particularly through mobile devices, more marketers in Asia-Pacific are tapping big data analytics to improve attribution and create a better audience experience. Shobhit Shukla, chief revenue officer of location-based data analytics provider, Near, highlights the challenges from this changing landscape and discusses how brands can differentiate their services with real-time insights.
ExchangeWire: What are some key developments in the way user data is collected today?
Shobhit Shukla: Few things are more valuable to [...]
MediaMath: APAC Brands & Agencies Should Leverage Each Other's Capabilities; Grey Group Acquires Thailand's nudeJEH
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: MediaMath: Brands, agencies should leverage each other’s capabilities; Grey Group acquires Thailand’s nudeJEH; Droga5 shutters Sydney office; Leo Burnett launches experiential unit in India; and ZenithOptimedia appoints new leaderships in Vietnam, Indonesia.
MediaMath: APAC brands, agencies should leverage each other’s capabilities
While companies mull over whether to build programmatic capabilities in-house or outsource, the answer may not be an [...]
Setting up a programmatic buying strategy is proving to be complex and often involves multiple parties, making it tough for brands to grasp all the activities running in the background.
Singapore pay TV operator and broadband services provider, StarHub, is calling for more transparency in the market so marketers can have a clearer view of what is happening behind each bid.
In this joint Q&A with ExchangeWire, Oliver Chong, StarHub’s assistant vice president of brand and marketing communications, and Germaine Ng Ferguson, [...]
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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: Australia ad tech industry wants more accountability; Twitter Ads now available to more APAC SMBs; and WWE & Exponential sign multi-year APAC deal.
Australia ad tech industry wants more accountability
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: SEA mobile video programmatic climbs 20%; Outbrain & OMD ink partnership in Australia; India’s Komli spins out mobile ad tech firm; and Xaxis pledges 100% viewability for APAC markets.
SEA mobile video programmatic climbs 20%
Mobile video programmatic inventory increased 20% across four Southeast Asian markets in the second quarter this year, amid efforts by advertisers to reach consumers [...]
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An insufficient ad budget for a vast region, inadequate support from industry players, and a media buying system that has yet to resolve key issues its predecessor also had failed to address.
These are the main challenges facing Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ Asia-Pacific senior director for digital marketing, Janice Chan, who spoke candidly in a phone interview with ExchangeWire, during which she discussed her experience with programmatic and as a marketer in this [...]
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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: Marketers drowning in whirlpool of data; BuzzFeed inks joint venture with Yahoo Japan; APAC mobile users most active on Wednesdays; and Dentsu Aegis releases whitepaper on Asia user engagement.
Marketers drowning in whirlpool of data
Marketers across the Asia-Pacific region have access to ample data, but are struggling to extract useful information that can help them make better decisions.