The progress driven by technology in the past decade is truly astonishing; but it’s easy to forget that history was full of smart ideas too. In this piece, Rob Blake, General Manager EMEA, Pocketmath (pictured below), draws comparisons between tackling drones using historical tricks and using 18th-century marketing methods to think outside the box – looking back, to drive mobile marketing forward.
Tech can breathe new life into intelligent concepts and tactics that were only half-realised in the past. It’s [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sum up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Adform inks partnership with India in sight; AdAsia launches video network & production services; GroupM revises China growth forecast downwards; New Facebook Page sections available for SEA firms; and OMD get new Telstra head.
Adform inks partnership with India in sight
The ad tech vendor has signed an agreement with Zirca Digital Solutions to make its products and [...]
Programmatic direct will revolutionise the way inventory is bought and improve campaign delivery; but marketers will need to figure out how the technology platform can work for them. In this industry byliner, Exponential Interactive’s Southeast Asia and North Asia commercial director Gerard Lechau highlights key benefits programmatic direct promises to offer and attempts to clear the air about what it actually means.
Programmatic advertising has been gaining ground in Asia-Pacific and is on a growth trajectory with a current penetration rate [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Automated buying of audio ads at Spotify; Google AMP goes ad; Phillipson to step down as IAB UK CEO; Adyoulike teams up with AOL; and ePrivacy launches two new seals.
Spotify takes programmatic audio global
Music streamer Spotify is expanding its audio ad offering to 59 markets, the company just announced. A new private marketplace for its [...]
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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: Mixed feelings towards mobile advertising; A heterogenous look at Millennials; Cross-selling in the beauty segment; and UK marketers increasingly aware of importance of martech expertise.
50% of mobile users would prefer ‘skippable ads’
Mobile devices have become the main devices in users’ daily lives. The Numbate/Lesmobilizers study takes [...]
With more consumers turning to over-the-top services, such as on-demand video and messaging, analysts expect increasing ad dollars to go towards this space. The same momentum is expected for Asia-Pacific, but the region faces similar global challenges that threaten to hold back monetisation opportunities. In this week’s industry byliner, Vicki Lyon, Ooyala’s Asia-Pacific director of ad tech, highlights key issues that remain unresolved and explains why current solutions are not sufficient.
According to The Diffusion Group (TDG), the weekly average [...]
The single customer view has been on the tips of marketers’ tongues for some time now. There is a stigma that the single customer view is unachievable. However, some brands are successfully working towards a robust strategy and creating a single customer view is fundamental for delivering tailored and relevant experiences to consumers. In this piece, Jenna Tiffany, lead digital marketing strategist at Communicator (pictured below) explains why it’s time for businesses to break down silos [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: APAC to become world’s biggest digital ad market; Two AU industry groups merge; Singapore broadcaster inks Outbrain partnership; Brand reputation important among Chinese jobseekers; and Dentsu appoints ANZ data head.
APAC to become world’s biggest digital ad market
Asia-Pacific is projected to bypass North America this year to become the world’s largest digital advertising market, taking the pole position [...]
Amid a flurry of ad tools in the market today, few provide what marketers need in a single platform; and this is where one Singapore-based ad tech firm says it is stepping in to fill the gap.
AdAsia Holdings was formally established earlier this year with the aim to offer one integrated platform from which advertisers can develop, monitor, and manage all their campaigns and programmatic media buys. Its CEO and co-founder Kosuke Sogo (pictured below) says every tool the company [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Equinix takes another step towards completion of Telecity acquisition; Mobile native mediation tool by PubNative; Sizmek opens Frankfurt data centre; WFA issues guidelines against ad fraud; Mediaocean acquires INVISION; Xaxis and Scoota collaboration; and Southeast Asia VP for Adform.
Equinix divests data centres in order to acquire telecity
In a bid to keep the European regulation authorities happy, Equinix has [...]