There has been much discussion about the impact of ad blocking tools and their potential impact on ads and ad revenue; particularly regarding mobile devices, where consumers are spending more time and where marketers are turning their attention.
The debate, however, should not be about how the industry should deal with ad blockers. Instead, advertisers need to start thinking about creating content that better appeals to consumers so they would not feel compelled to block out ads.
In this Q&A [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Google speeds up mobile pages; EU Court of Justice rules on Safe Harbour; and Apple waves through first ad blocker that works in apps.
Google’s accelerated mobile pages go live
A new approach by Google? The internet giant has just unveiled its project ‘Accelerated Mobile Pages’ – which is open source and therefore does not generate any revenue for Google. Instead, Google is pushing [...]
For one veteran of the mobile enterprise software industry, the ad tech world simply is not moving fast enough and remains bogged down by ineffective ad serving and management technology.
Matthew Talbot, senior vice president for BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), says he is stunned at the somewhat immaturity of ad technology for mobile in the Asia-Pacific region and has yet to see any robust tools available in the market today, compared to other tech industries.
In this Q&A with ExchangeWire, Talbot also explains [...]
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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, ExchangeWire, head of research and analysis. In this week’s edition: UK Ad Revenues Rise 27.5%, despite ad blocking; 65% of publishers see ad blocking as a threat; majority of advertising sees fall in consumer trust.
Ad spend rising despite threat from ad blocking
Within the UK, in the first half of 2015, ad spend reached a record £3.98bn, a 13.4% [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: TubeMogul rolls out integrated Digital Ad Ratings in SEA; StarHub launches TV audience metrics; Vietnam wants functional mobile video ads; and Outbrain appoints APAC head of publisher platform.
TubeMogul rolls out integrated Digital Ad Ratings in SEA
The video ad services provider says it has embedded Nielsen’s desktop measurement tool into its platform, ready to be delivered to advertisers [...]
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: 63% of advertisers know very little about programmatic; 96% of consumers sent mistargeted offers; and Mobile accounts for more than half of internet time.
Knowledge of programmatic a priority for marketers
Globally, the majority of marketers (71%) state knowledge of programmatic is a key skill for the next five [...]
Brands and agencies in Southeast Asia are limiting their exposure to ad networks due to the lack of transparency and opting to build their own trading or buying platforms.
Regional publishers also are increasingly wary of working with technology giants and want to address CPM degradation, pushing them to establish their own private marketplaces, according to Jordan Khoo, Sizmek’s Asia-Pacific vice president. He believes traditional ad networks are losing their appeal and expresses concerns about the conflict created by market [...]
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Setting up a programmatic buying strategy is proving to be complex and often involves multiple parties, making it tough for brands to grasp all the activities running in the background.
Singapore pay TV operator and broadband services provider, StarHub, is calling for more transparency in the market so marketers can have a clearer view of what is happening behind each bid.
In this joint Q&A with ExchangeWire, Oliver Chong, StarHub’s assistant vice president of brand and marketing communications, and Germaine Ng Ferguson, [...]
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In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Australia ad tech industry wants more accountability; Twitter Ads now available to more APAC SMBs; and WWE & Exponential sign multi-year APAC deal.
Australia ad tech industry wants more accountability
Indonesia does not have a robust PII (personally identifiable information) system, making it difficult to track personal details and establish reliable consumer profiles.
Despite this challenge, the local market offers great opportunities for ad tech vendors as it has one of the world’s top 10 largest media spend and is quickly transitioning to digital media, according to Adskom CEO and co-founder, Italo Gani.
The DMP provider last year raised just over SGD$1m in [...]
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