Much has been written about the impending death of the agency and the role programmatic will purportedly play in the killing. But, far from eliminating creatives’ jobs, technology could actually be creating new ones. In this piece, Hugo Gersanois, Chief Strategy Officer, AppLift (pictured below), addresses the need for agencies to learn how to create more high-quality work at scale without inflating prices. For when they do – they will be able to grab a larger market share.
The better we [...]
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: UK not ready for smart tech lifestyle; Mobile and the customer purchasing journey; VR and AR increasing popularity in gaming.
UK not ready for smart tech lifestyle
The UK is not yet ready to fully adopt a smart technology lifestyle, reveals Harris [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sum up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Chinese investors acquire Media.net for £687m; AU online ad spend hits £3.9bn; TubeMogul aims to educate China ad industry; AU small firms need help with marketing; Smartology unveils new Singapore hire; and Targetbase AU rebrands to The Walk Agency.
Chinese investors acquire Media.net for £687m
Are marketers doing enough to maximise the value they could garner from downloads of their apps? Not only do they hold a wealth of user data, but also an opportunity to reengage and immerse people into their brands. Cristina Constandache (pictured below), managing director EMEA, Cheetah Ad Platform tells ExchangeWire that brands need to refine their mobile communication strategies, and CRM via mobile apps is a great way to do that.
Of all the time we [...]
While programmatic adoption in Asia-Pacific has yet to reach the same level of maturity as other regions, this gap has enabled companies here to study and gain from the experience of their counterparts in Europe and US. In this industry byliner, Chris Packman, The Exchange Lab’s Southeast Asia client services director, outlines five common errors marketers in Asia should avoid when they embark on their programmatic journey.
Programmatic has been a hot topic in advertising over the past few years, both [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Pinterest launches video ads in US and UK; Lotame unlocks data; AOP and The Media Trust partner; Cloud-based SaaS-platform for SourceKnowledge; Adelphic DSP brings behaviour-centric cross-channel solution; and OpenX simplifies header bidding.
Pinterest pushes video ads
Video ads first emerged on Pinterest last autumn. Now the virtual pinboard takes the next step and introduces promoted video ads – gif-like [...]
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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 [...]
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: Online Olympic content; Improving omni-channel shopping experiences; Growth of online video ads; Rise of smartphone placements.
Online Olympic content
Brits spend a cumulative 3.8 billion hours reading content about the Olympic Games online, suggests research by native video advertising platform [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sum up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: IAB SG want marketers to look past cost-per-click; Dentsu reports 11.5% profit growth in APAC; Nine launches audience data products; GumGum adds AU publishers to visual ad platform; Amobee snags former Millennial Media MD; and Mindshare gets new APAC data & tech head.
IAB SG want marketers to look past cost-per-click
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Facebook want to combat ad blockers; Enterprise header bidding solution by AppNexus; Less ad blocking in Germany; Solid quarter for YuMe; and Pixalate partners with MobFox.
Facebook take anti-ad-block measures
Facebook want to protect their ad revenue, at the risk of putting off their users. The social network is planning to make ads look indistinguishable from user content in a bid to hamper ad-blocking technology.
The network, thus, [...]