‘Brand Suitability’ Also Means ‘More Effective’: GroupM’s Montgomery

CAPE TOWN — For a couple of years, it was the key issue facing brands – ensuring their “brand safety” in automated advertising environments. Now technology has helped iron out kinks in where ads get placed – but the man leading the charge says “brand safety” concerns are still around, they have just morphed. In […]

 

‘Lean-Back World of CTV’ Has Different KPIs: Origin’s Freddie Godfrey

SAN FRANCISCO – The interactive nature of online media has made click-through a common way to measure the performance of advertising campaigns. While more people are connecting their TVs directly to the internet, they don’t necessarily have a way to click on ads or even want to. In a “more old-fashioned digital world, it’s all […]

 

In This Climate, Marketers Want Outcomes: LoopMe’s Park

LOS ANGELES – Clicks and ad exposures are nice. But, in the current economic situation, you could forgive a marketer for wanting to jump straight to sales. Fortunately, a growing range of advertising software vendor agrees, as we see an emerging crop of tools allow publishers to connect ad exposure and end results into an […]

 

Brands Want To Close The Loop On Outcomes: Wenda Millard

After a year of unpredictability, brands are striving to get closer to guaranteed business outcomes. But, to do that to best effect, they are going to need to start acting before the campaign has ended. That is the view of Wenda Harris Millard, the industry veteran who is now vice chairman at strategic advisory MediaLink. […]

 

Measuring Savings On Brands’ Ad Agenda: Matterkind’s Hall

In a tumultuous year, brands could be forgiven for seeking to make savings. And that is exactly what ad agencies are promising them, thanks to new technology which aims to make their marketing more efficient by joining the dots between ad spending and outcomes. But, in this video interview with Beet.TV, Nancy Hall Matterkind, EVP, […]

 

PepsiCo’s Future Balances Uncertainty And Big Data: VP Graham

Even when you have one of the most sophisticated data engines in marketing, the COVID-19 means you still have to plan for uncertainty. That is the life of Nick Graham, VP, Insights & Analytics at PepsiCo. In this video interview with Beet.TV, Graham says the beverage company has game-planned several different consumer-economy scenarios as far ahead […]

 

How COVID-19 Has Reset Targeting Toward Outcomes: PMX’s Bianchi

If advertisers weren’t already demanding bang for their buck, COVID-19 economic pressures are prompting them to do so. Time and again, out of the pandemic, we have been hearing executives talk about the importance of guaranteed results and return on investment, in a year when investment in the absence of proven results may seem like […]

 

Outcomes Start At The Top Of The Funnel: Havas Media’s Sedlarcik

If you want your ad campaign to produce the end result, a sale outcome, it’s best to start at the beginning, a clear targeting strategy. That is the emerging viewpoint when it comes to the new trend in marketing – outcome-based advertising. And end has a start In this video interview with Beet.TV, Peter Sedlarcik […]

 

The Flattened Funnel: Performics’ Singh On Making Every Dollar Count

CHICAGO – When businesses’ backs are against the wall, they ask for money to work harder. But, even before COVID-19 threw a spanner in 2020’s works, marketers were already becoming more likely to ask for proof of the effectiveness of every marketing dollar spent. That is a change from the days when they were content […]

 

Video Outcomes Can Be Measured: 360i’s Rozen

Dentsu’s veteran 360i agency may have specialist chops in search marketing – but that doesn’t mean the lessons from search can’t be applied to other growth channels. In this video interview, Doug Rozen, 360i Chief Media Officer, says that video no longer has to be used as a top-of-funnel, brand-building channel. Rather, he says, it […]