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InMobi’s Sarofian: Digital Marketing In ‘The Era Of You’

Mobile media are intensely personal. So how do marketers configured for an age of demographic targeting reach and switch on consumers nowadays? InMobi brands executive director Stephanie Sarofian‘s light bulb moment came after reading a recent US census. “Not only have families changed… the way people act, their interests, their…

Forrester Analyst: DVR’s Days Are Numbered

It is time for the DVR to go, says Jim Nail, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research in this interview with Ashley J. Swartz for Beet.TV. “Killing off the DVR is the best thing the industry could do right now…because of the ridiculous discussions of C3, C7. Why not just deliver it online and insert the…

AdTonik’s CEO: Mobile to TV Marketing Most Effective When Timed to “Daypart”

Mobile and TV cross-screen buying can be most effective when timed properly to a call-to-action, says Michael Masters, Co-founder and CEO of the mobile and TV advertising platform AdTonik in this interview with Ashley J. Swartz for Beet.TV. For instance, if Pizza Hut advertises on TV, the best time to run a mobile ad…

Time Inc To Launch Mobile Video Content Channel

Soon to be spun out from Time Warner, magazine publisher Time Inc will launch a mobile-specific video brand by year’s end. “You’ll see something from over the next four to six weeks – a video-only offering in mobile,” company video SVP J.R. McCabe told Beet.TV’s cross-platform monetization summit, hosted by Starcom MediaVest…

Innovid’ Chalozin: Fragmented Future Adds Up To “Awesome Audience”

Don’t bet that the future of digital video advertising platforms will be any less fragmented than it is already. “It will continue to be more fragmented, there will be tons of different ways to consume television,” Innovid CTO Tal Chalozin told Beet.TV’s cross-platform monetization summit, hosted by Starcom MediaVest and sponsored by…

Dailymotion To Crack Mobile Programmatic In Next Few Weeks

Video platform Dailymotion will soon be offering ad buyers programmatic purchase of advertising delivered through its mobile channels. Appearing at Beet.TV’s cross-platform monetization summit, hosted by Starcom MediaVest and sponsored by Dailymotion, north America SVP Roland Hamilton was asked whether the service supported programmatic plus mobile. “It will,” he said. “We’ll…

“NowThis News” Puts Micro Marketing Video On Giant Mall Screens

Pretty quietly this year, a news startup has crept up that, unlike large incumbent publishers, is producing news specifically for millennials’ short attention spans – in quick-fire mobile videos posted through Vine and Instagram. Now NowThis News is beaming this micro mobile content on to hundreds of screens in malls…

Weather Company’s Hadley: “Location Is The New Cookie”

Can rain drops be used to market raincoats? Weather Company SVP Eric Hadley thinks so. The outfit is using its weather data apps to help advertisers target campaigns in interesting new ways, he told Beet.TV’s summit on cross-platform monetization hosted by Starcom MediaVest Group and sponsored by Dailymotion. “Location is the new cookie,”…

Nielsen’s Feigenson: Best Campaigns Mix Numbers And Emotions

Marketers must mix the best of both left and right brains to make for the best execution, panelists said at Beet.TV’s summit on cross-platform monetization hosted by Starcom MediaVest Group and sponsored by Dailymotion. Asked by moderator Ashley Swartz of Furious Minds whether marketers are using quantitative or qualitative methods to judge…

Starcom’s Richman: Cross-Screen Investment Rising, Discovery is Next Frontier

The next big push in online video content may lie in discovery, says Amanda Richman, President, Investment and Activation, Starcom USA, in this interview with Ashley J. Swartz for Beet.TV. In the last year, Starcom studied the perception of online video and TV ads and learned that consumers don’t distinguish. “We kept coming…