Addressable TV May Hit 60% Of US in 2017: Neustar’s Dethero

MIAMI — The ability to target individual households with a medium that is traditionally more used to shouting at mass audiences is here and now. But it’s not universal – and it’s not yet living up to some of the wilder dreams of ad industry executives. But “addressable TV” is about to go large, and it’s time to […]

 

Beet.TV Retreat 2016: MediaVest | Spark, Cadreon, MODI On The Value Of Advanced TV

MIAMI – In the tug of war that is television advertising, programmers pull the traditional ratings window beyond 30 days while advanced TV specialists grapple with more precise targeting. Somewhere in the middle lies a holistic view of all advertising impressions that buyers can bid for, but it’s a galaxy far, far away. This is […]

 

Google’s TV Mantra: Connect, Distribute And Monetize For Programmers

MIAMI – Google doesn’t have to search for television partners. The digital giant is busily helping broadcasters and cable networks connect with viewers while distributing and monetizing their content. “We definitely have a perspective that eventually everything is going to go IP,” says Brian Jankovsky, Director of Entertainment & Sports Partnerships at Google, during a […]

 

Targeting & Creative ‘Go Hand In Hand,’ Says 4C Insights’ Gupta

MIAMI – While at Mixpo, Anupam Gupta played in the creative management layer space. However, the last five to seven years in advertising “have been all about targeting,” says the Chief Product Officer for 4C Insights. “But that doesn’t mean that we won’t come back to creative.” During a panel discussion at the recent Beet.tv […]

 

Addressable TV Is A ‘Tactic That’s Evolving’: Comcast’s Kevin Smith

MIAMI – Whether the subject is Nielsen ratings, video on demand or addressable television advertising, communications giant Comcast is all about the “macro experience” for consumers and advertisers. This holistic approach to the rapidly evolving entertainment landscape comes across loud and clear from Kevin Patrick Smith in a panel discussion at the recent Beet.TV Retreat […]

 

Furious Corp.’s Swartz: Disparate CMS Systems Hinder Media Companies

MIAMI – Media companies have lots of untapped data wealth but cannot realize it because their CMS systems don’t like to share, is one of Ashley J. Swartz’s theses and a contributing factor to her formation of Furious Corp. “We just decided to tackle the unsexy, hard problem of connecting all these disparate systems and […]

 

Admore’s Condon Aims To Automated TV Ad Delivery

MIAMI — Celebrating its third birthday this quarter is Admore, it’s a division of Frank Canella’s Canella Media, a company aiming to bring direct-response mechanisms to television. Led by president Brendan Condon, a former AOL international ad exec, the Temecula, CA-based outfit’s platform numbers an automated system for using a single insertion order to buy across TV, […]

 

Start ‘Em Young: Affinity Is Born Early: Videology CEO Ferber

MIAMI — You may find yourself deciding between two cars, or cans of beans or a hotel chains this week. But when did your judgements about the brands involved really begin? Earlier than you might think, according to one ad-tech exec helping brands capitalise on targeted video and TV ads. In fact, in a world increasingly dominated […]

 

Automation And Standards Will Propel Growth Of Addressable TV, Says Modi’s Power

MIAMI – An apt analogy for planning and executing addressable television advertising could be tackling a giant jigsaw puzzle. Unless you’re a robot, there’s no way to automate the process of piecing it all together. Jamie Power began to learn this about three years ago when she joined the launch of GroupM’s Modi Media advanced […]

 

Programmers, MVPD’s Should Unite On Addressable TV: Mediavest | Spark’s Bokor

MIAMI – Even though addressable television advertising is outpacing audience-indexed programmatic and over-the-top TV, OTT “is going to be the end game,” according to Jonathan Bokor. In the meantime, unless programmers and MVPD’s come together to make more inventory available for addressable ads, digital “will start to eat television’s lunch,” the Director of Advanced Media […]

 

MasterCard’s Jankowski Sees ‘Priceless’ Opportunities In Content

MIAMI — It’s a wide-open new marketing world, with a big new creative palette. But sometimes picking the right brush can be half the battle. MasterCard is one big brand with all the tools at its disposal. So how is it thinking about the right advertising tactics to deploy? In this video interview, MasterCard’s media SVP Ben Jankowski tells […]

 

Acxiom’s Schmitt On Porting Online Campaigns To TV

MIAMI — So you have been running an online ad campaign, and how you’re keen to harness the possibilities afforded by new TV ad tactics. Can you use the same data to target the same kind of audience, in the old medium? Sure, you can – but doing so takes a bit of work, according […]

 

Trump’s Campaign Success Has Lessons For Marketers, comScore’s Livek

MIAMI — He famously under-spent his rival on TV ads, making greater hay from late-night tweets and sometimes outlandish monologues. So does Donald Trump’s eventual election suggest a crisis in TV ad effectiveness? When the most important political period in US democracy turns back the clock on what had been accelerating ad spend, is it time […]

 

Data-Driven Campaigns Demand Automation, Horstman Says

MIAMI –The possibilities are endless, the data-points are infinite and opportunities to reach consumers abound. You want to allocate human staff to run all that? Good luck, says AudienceXpress‘s Walt Horstman – this level of complexity, in the new TV ad ecosystem, needs a fallback to code. “You apply an advanced dataset that is looking at … the audience impressions against […]

 

Audience And Context Go Hand-In-Hand: Adobe’s Minmaugh

MIAMI — Take two bottles in to the shower? In advertising these days, strategies appear to have bifurcated along just two such lines. In one, clients continue buying inventory around content deemed to match their target demographic. In the other, they buy super-targeted specific customers, regardless of where they are reading or viewing. But strategies don’t have […]

 

Traditional TV Measurement Won’t Lead To ‘The New World’: Omnicom’s Steuer

MIAMI – Marketers are ready to step off the “single-currency television ratings train,” but some agency buyers need to be prodded to look beyond Nielsen on the road to impression-based TV, says Jonathan Steuer, Chief Research Officer for Omnicom Media Group. The buy side needs to understand that “questions and strategy” have to have top […]

 

Consultant Prohaska: Addressable TV No Longer Just Theory

MIAMI — It needs to get bigger, but it’s not jus a scribble on a whiteboard anymore – the idea of targeting individual households with custom-placed TV ads, even in linear, is here and now. So says the man who used to run programmatic advertising at The New York Times, no less. “And the audience data […]

 

Media Research Is Now Data Science: TiVo’s FitzGerald

MIAMI — In some ways, it was the usurping of the old guard by the new school. Earlier this year, TV data company Rovi acquired set-top box outfit TiVo in a deal valued at $1.1bn. Then the combined entity took on the TiVo name, creating a corporation that own box the boxes and the data. So you’ll […]

 

Advanced TV’s National Evolution: MODI’s Bologna

MIAMI — Addressable? Advanced? The way that television advertising is bought, targeted, sold and measured is changing. The new connection of TVs and TV boxes to the internet is offering up household-level targeting, when ads are fuelled by smart data sets. In this panel video interview at Beet Retreat 2016, Group M’s MODI Media president Mike Bologna, […]

 

Kristin Dolan Maps The Road Ahead For Data And Analytics Provider 605

MIAMI – Kristin Dolan, most recently COO of Cablevision Systems Corp, which was an early player in addressable television advertising, has a new day job. “It’s probably a bigger day job, but one that’s a little bit more self-directed and is really fun,” Dolan says of her role as CEO & Founder of 605. As […]

 
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