The global ad industry is plagued by a big misconception at the moment: The idea that there’s a huge difference between buying and selling inventory programmatically on mobile vs. desktop. But according to Fyber’s co-founder and COO Janis Zech, and Erwin Plomp, Fyber’s VP of RTB (pictured below), the process, tools and buying behaviours for programmatic on desktop and the mobile web are very similar – if not the same. It’s when you get to in-app vs. desktop that there’s [...]
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: Mobile drives UK ad spend; RTB media auction volume rises 217%; and Video investment impacts ROI.
Online Pulls Ahead of TV, Powered by Mobile
Online ad spend in the UK is now worth £8.6bn and has overtaken TV. According to the Advertising Association/Warc [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Telstra unveils online video platforms; MediaMath brings training programme to APAC; Datalicious sets up APAC HQ; Dentsu establishes digital business; and Adform opens offices in Singapore and Istanbul.
Telstra unveils online video platforms
The Australian telco has introduced two cloud-based online video platforms touted to help digital media companies stream, deliver, and distribute online video content more effectively.
Its Video [...]
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: Ad blockers on the rise in the UK; Half of UK marketers buy display programmatically; Branded video content booms; and Ad viewability in UK lower than in the rest of Europe.
More Than a Quarter of UK Users Will Install Ad Blockers by 2017
For the first time, eMarketer takes a look [...]
With increasing emphasis on data-driven campaigns, more brands are looking to location-based data to improve their product marketing efforts and gain a better understanding of their targeted audience. There are, however, key issues associated with data accuracy that marketers in Asia-Pacific will need to be mindful of, explains Near CTO, Madhusudan Therani, in this week’s industry byliner.
In Asia-Pacific, location-based services are expected to grow at an estimated compound annual growth rate of 48.2% from USD$1.1bn (£778.1m) in 2013, to USD$11.3bn [...]
Understanding the true value of display advertising isn’t always straightforward. Despite the different measurement options available, such as click-through and view-through, these metrics can be inadequate when it comes to telling the true story of what role an ad has played in the overall consumer journey – and, in particular, to influencing a purchase. In this piece by Jonjo Hancock-Fell (pictured below), senior marketing manager, Rakuten Attribution, the challenges facing marketers to accurately assess the impact of display impressions are [...]
33% of US Marketers Expect Budgets to Rise; Mobile Devices & Networks Will Have Biggest Impact on Marketing
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: Marketing budgets to rise; Customer experience rules; and UK retailers have best mobile apps.
33% of US marketers expect budgets to rise
The AMA and Millward Brown Vermeer have conducted the first quarterly Marketers Confidence Index. The study reveals that marketers are optimistic [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Self-serve TV ad-buying solution by AOL; Gameloft and Mediasmart partner up; Strategic partnership for Ligatus and AppNexus; Bob Lord joins IBM; Exterion partners with Beyond Analysis; and Sizmek releases MDX-NXT.
AOL Launches Self-Serve Programmatic TV Ad Buying
AOL leaves manual TV ad-buying behind. The media company has just announced a new self-serve TV ad-buying solution as part of [...]
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While the majority of both publishers and advertisers are aware of the concept of outstream video, many remain unaware of what to expect when engaging with such formats. This piece by Kevin Fox, head of advertising, Blue Billywig, (pictured below), aims to delve into the outstream video market, from the environment that enabled its growth, to how both publisher and advertiser alike can benefit through its use.
A simple question of supply and demand
Video ads are hot property right now, exhibiting [...]
Frustration over walled gardens appears to be an increasingly global phenomenon, with advertisers in China among a growing number perplexed by walled gardens in their local market.
While marketers in the Asian economic powerhouse want to establish cohesive connections across their data and ad platforms, they are unable to do so due to walled gardens created by the three biggest players in the industry—Alibaba, Baidu, and Tencent. According to Sizmek China country manager Ang Ker Loon, e-commerce is a significant [...]