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 [...]
Tags Ad NetworkAd ServerAd ViewabilityAgency Trading DeskAttributionBig DataBrandCross-ChannelDataData Management PlatformDemand Side PlatformDigital MarketingEuropeGermanyMarketerMedia BuyingMobileNative AdvertisingPlatformPremiumPrivate marketplaceProgrammaticPublisherSpain
Email seems to be an unlikely channel for programmatic advertising, yet LiveIntent has seen significant growth recently. Maybe precisely because the ad tech community so far has overlooked the capabilities of email as a programmatic channel. In 2015, LiveIntent finalised a number of acquisitions and bagged a massive investment round. Now the email platform is appointing former Millennial Media president Jason Kelly to head up sales and marketing. ExchangeWire talked to Dave Hendricks, president and managing director LiveIntent UK, (pictured below) about [...]
Now & Next is a new feature from ExchangeWire Research. In Now & Next, we review the latest research, provide impartial insight and analysis of current trends and provide predictions for the future of advertising and marketing technology. This feature focuses on private marketplaces.
Private marketplaces: the future of premium inventory
Earlier this month (3 November), at ATS New York, a trio of thought leaders discussed how publishers can fight back against Google and Facebook, the rise of private marketplaces and how to ensure users understand the value of free online content and the role played by advertising. The panel was moderated by ExchangeWire’s CEO, Ciaran O’Kane.
The panellists were: – Romain Job, general manager US, SmartAdServer – Jana Meron, VP of programmatic & data strategy, Business Insider – John Snyder, CEO, Grapeshot
Just 18% of Marketers Use Both In-stream & Rich Media in Their Campaigns; Global Ad Tech & Martech Acquisitions See 11% Q3 Growth
ExchangeWire Research’s weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world, with additional insight provided by Rebecca Muir, ExchangeWire, head of research and analysis. In this week’s edition: Just 18% of marketers use both in-stream and rich media in their campaigns; Global d & martech acquisitions see 11% Q3 growth; 47% Growth in UK Q2 Audience Data Usage; Brits enjoy being center of attention twice as much as Americans on social media.
Marketers failing to take full advantage of video [...]
Despite providing obstacles, there are good reasons to keep a walled garden. In this piece, Chris Bennett, MD Europe, Pixability, argues in favour of walled gardens and lists the benefits of buying from them.
Those established in the digital media industry will be well aware that walled gardens are very much back on the agenda. It’s a phrase that harks back to the early days of AOL – but now rolls up the ad tech goliaths of Google, Facebook, Twitter, and a [...]
ExchangeWire Research’s weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world, with additional insight provided by Rebecca Muir, ExchangeWire, head of research and analysis. In this week’s edition: Programmatic revenue up 119% in Q2; 79% of consumers prefer video advertising; and 3.25 hours, average daily time spent on mobile.
Premium inventory moving to private marketplaces
In Europe, eCPMs increased by 25%, according to Ooyala’s ‘Global Video Index [...]
Earlier this week, at ATS London, AppNexus created a stir within the digital advertising industry when Catherine Williams, chief data scientist (pictured) shared results of their ongoing Inventory Quality (IQ) initiative. Through a combination of aggressive policy enforcement and sophisticated data science measures, AppNexus have cleaned their platform of invalid traffic and established a new industry standard for transparency – transparency in how the platform operates and in how they share results and insights with the broader ad tech community. In this piece, [...]
Programmatic media-buying technologies are taking over the internet at a rapid pace, so much so that traditional offline media is the new frontier for the tech. Programmatic, digital out-of-home (DOOH) has been pioneered in APAC, and is now being exported around the globe. ExchangeWire charts is progress.
The means of buying OOH media space using programmatic technology has been piloted in Australia for well over a year, and is about to be exported to other parts of the region; [...]
Rubicon Project is furthering its automated guaranteed push, post the purchase of iSocket and Shiny Ads, with the dual announcement of its Guaranteed Orders UK launch, plus the appointment ex-Guardian and CBS Interactive executive Steve Wing to head it up.
Rubicon first launched Guaranteed Orders in the US earlier this year, following the purchase of both Shiny Ads and iSocket for an estimated $30m late last year, and has since secured 20 premium publishers as partners, including: Condé Nast, Daily Mail, [...]