TV Networks Well Placed Despite Multi-Platform Boom: Nielsen’s Hasker

CANNES, France — How will the relationship between media agencies, brands and TV networks evolve as underlying media and marketing platforms continue to be disrupted? The incumbent TV industry remains in a strong position, a Beet.TV panel heard. “There’s been a sea-change in the attitudes but, more importantly, the confidence of the broadcast and major […]

 

Campbell Soup Company Warms To True Digital Marketing ROI

CANNES, France — The company whose main product was immortalized by Andy Warhol looks like sticking with TV fame for a lot more than 15 minutes – but that won’t stop it trying to make the medium more accountable. the Campbell Soup Company integrated marketing VP Yin Woon Rani tells Beet.TV: “We’ve put our content in […]

 

Carat’s Ray: Proving ROI Amid Real Media Convergence

CANNES, France — People have talked about media “convergence” for years. But, for media agency Carat, the converged future hasn’t worked out the way people expected. “We used to talk about how everything would converge on a single device,” says global president Doug Ray. “The reality is, people’s bevahiors have converged around different devices.” It’s within […]

 

Simulmedia’s Morgan: TV Is The Real Ad Superhighway

CANNES, France — The coming evolution in which TV ad sales will be conducted using online practices will finally enable the real vision of digital media for brands, says Simulmedia CEO Dave Morgan. “A lot of the (advertising) approaches that worked in the digital world over the last 20 years are finally ready for application […]

 

Nielsen Product President Hasker: We are Moving “Well Beyond the GRP”

CANNES, France — Nielsen global product leadership president Steve Hasker has put up a spirited defense of his media audience research provider and one of its core measurement tools. “A lot of people will talk about the GRP (Gross Rating Point) being dead,” he tells  moderator Terence Kawaja at this Beet.TV leadership summit. “We have never argued […]

 

Best Video Ads Are Moving to Private Exchanges: Videology’s Jamboretz

CANNES, France — Advertisers are increasingly buying spots in online video ads through private exchanges, not on open exchanges, in order to guarantee quality inventory. “The majority of our clients are using private marketplaces … not just going out in to open exchange,” according to video ad tech platform Videology‘s chief development officer Ryan Jamboretz. […]

 

Premium Publishers Faster To Programmatic In EU: AOD’s Bertozzi

CANNES, France — It’s commonly thought that the European market is generally adopting so-called “programmatic” ad automation and trading techniques later than the US. But it looks like the quality publishers there are buying in with greater gusto. “Premium publishers in Europe, they seem to have got involved in this much earlier,” according to Marco […]

 

BBC Worldwide, Google Endeavor To Merge TV, Online Ads

CANNES — BBC Worldwide is working with Google’s advertising divisions as they try to amalgamate how the publisher sells its TV and digital video ad inventory. “Quite a lot of our best customers are buying on television and buying online – linear and digital,” BBC Worldwide’s global strategy and sales VP Tom Bowman tells Beet.TV’s […]