Ad-Supported TV Faces Major Threat Amid Shift in Viewing Habits: Essence’s Adam Gerber

Ad-supported television faces an existential threat as more consumers avoid commercials by subscribing to streaming video services that offer an ad-free experience. That ongoing shift will challenge marketers to adopt new ways of doing things. “There’s one over-arching thing we all need to recognize, which is that the old model doesn’t work,” Adam Gerber, global […]

 
 

‘Data Artistry’ Unlocks Context & Cohorts: Mindshare’s Clayton’s Post-Cookie Dreams

As digital ad identifiers like cookies decline in value, advertisers are being forced to look back to what many consider the old-school art of contextual ad placement. But, infused by software, context is a tactic that, whilst it appeals to audience’s emotions, can also be super-charged by programmatic. In this video interview with Beet.TV, Sean […]

 
 

Ad Fraud, Viewability Are Still Key Concerns for Advertisers: Essence’s Adam Gerber

WPP’s GroupM seeks to make advertising work better for everyone — marketers, consumers and media — with a media-buying framework it calls “Responsible Investment.” The effort aims to advance brand safety, data ethics, responsible journalism, sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion. Improving the media ecosystem requires tackling ad fraud and improving measurement methods to help […]

 
 

AI Helps Brands Re-Focus On Creative: IBM’s Redmond

So many in the industry have become accustomed to utilizing data-driven software for optimizing outcomes in performance-driven marketing. But, for one man, that overlooks the latent promise of data to improve the initial awareness at the point brands first meet audiences. In this video interview with Beet.TV, Robert Redmond, IBM Design Principal, Head of AI […]

 
 

Making Media Responsible: Rallying Around Essential Conversations on June 23, Kirk McDonald Explains

GroupM has taken a stand on what it calls media responsibility, outlining a framework of five key pillars. This initiative is the basis of a half-day Global Forum on June 23, produced by Beet.TV in collaboration with GroupM and the 4A’s. We spoke with Kirk McDonald, CEO of GroupM NA about the event and his […]