Adtech players who claim to have silver bullets should be prepared to demonstrate their products are original and able to function as claimed.
Rene Menezes, who is co-founder and sits on the board of directors at CtrlShift, says that, while many of these tools can get the job done, their capabilities are overstated and do not match up to how they are pitched. In a LinkedIn post last month, Menezes says as much: “I call bullshit on several players in [...]
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 [...]
Payment processes in the UK digital media industry are considered to be outdated and can make it notoriously difficult for businesses operating in the space, when dealing with such long payment terms. ExchangeWire speak with Christopher Vogt (pictured below), co-founder and managing director, BillFront about how businesses deal with these financial processes and why alternative finance solutions could help solve scalability and cashflow challenges that have become endemic in the advertising space.ExchangeWire: What is the challenge media [...]
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 [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sum up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Five Asian cities among top ad growth drivers; AU advertisers not seeing full returns; IAB AU join global industry group; Outbrain trial publisher revenue tracker in Singapore; Dentsu tap Vietnam JV to boost digital support; and VML open Singapore centre of excellenceFive Asian cities among top ad growth drivers
Ten cities are expected to contribute 11% of [...]
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 [...]
So, programmatic has garnered growing interest from marketers in this region, but how should they begin their journey and are they approaching it the right way? In this week’s industry piece, Vincent Niou, Essence’s Asia-Pacific senior programmatic and partnerships director, highlights the potholes media buyers here need to avoid and explains why it is important to also know from whom they are buying.
Programmatic in Southeast Asia is primed for major growth. According to projections from Magna Global, programmatic [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sum up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Most APAC buyers boycott brands that misuse data; Mobile poised to lead China ad spend; Quarter of AU mid-tier firms don’t measure campaigns; Singapore marketing platform secures £1.97m funding; Burd officially open for AU biz; and OOH agency tap Singtel analytics biz.Most APAC buyers boycott brands that misuse data
Some 78% of Asia-Pacific consumers would not buy again [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sum up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Most marketers want to alter attribution model; Japan ad spend hit £44.88bn; IAB AU release Invalid Traffic benchmarks; Mobile telco ad network opens up in India; Yahoo Storytellers lands in Singapore; and UnLtd unveil AU industry scheme for disadvantaged youth.Most marketers want to alter attribution model
Measurement is increasingly an important focus for marketers in the region, [...]