SMI Releases Pricing Intelligence Tools for Unified View of CPMs

Standard Media Index, leading data and analytics company, this week introduced software tools to help compare the cost of streaming video and linear TV. Its Pricing Intelligence Suite includes a digital CPM for streaming video along with a traditional and advanced audience effective CPM (eCPM) for linear TV. “The combination of these two products provides […]


Ad-Spend Intelligence Gives Our Sales Teams Big Advantage: Fox’s Michael Falco

Information about media spending provides a roadmap for advertising salespeople looking for an advantage in the marketplace. For Michael Falco, executive vice president of revenue management and strategy at Fox Corp., data about categories of industries have been most important amid the disruptions of the pandemic. “It was such a fluid marketplace, and a lot […]


Walmart’s Bernstein Eyes Attribution Beyond Transaction

FFayetteville, ARK – Retailers now have a big new opportunity – to become advertising platforms that can help brands reach the right consumers, and track ads’ efficiency. Walmart is now helping its brand product providers do just that, using attribution technology to connect consumer purchase outcomes back to ad exposure. But, in this video interview […]


Streaming Weds TV’s Branding Power with the Performance and the Attribution of Digital, Roku’s Robbins

If you are a marketer that wants to reach younger viewers, you should not necessarily go to traditional TV anymore. In this video interview with Beet.TV, Dan Robbins, VP of ad marketing and partnerships at streaming TV platform Roku, says that key audience has made a great migration. And that poses challenges – but also […]


Media Measurement Is Undergoing ‘Radical’ Change: Andy Brown

LONDON – The fragmentation of the media marketplace has presented new challenges in measuring how viewers spend their time, and how advertisers should allocate their media spending to reach consumers. The challenge has been magnified with the shift to digital channels that allow for greater customization. “One of the biggest changes I saw really over […]


Ad-Spend Data Provide Competitive Advantage: Mediabrands’ Chris Herlihey

TORONTO – The increased fragmentation of the media marketplace and rapid changes in viewing behavior have made timely data about ad spending and pricing more important. The Canadian media market isn’t any exception, as advertisers and their media agencies seek those timely insights. “We’re always looking for the freshest market intelligence from an ad-spend and […]


Cookieless Future Renews Focus on Sustainable Media: MiQ’s Jason Furlano

TORONTO – Real-time data about media spending have become more important to advertisers as they shift their dollars into programmatic platforms to reach consumers. Programmatic marketing firm MiQ, which helps advertisers allocate their spending among demand-side platforms (DSPs),relies on a continuous stream of spending data. “What we do is help unlock some of the insights […]


Cross-Platform Measurement Gains Traction in Canada: SMI’s Darrick Li

TORONTO – The Canadian media market is evolving with the greater availability of data about actual media spending that are more accurate than statistical models. That information is needed as consumer habits remain in flux during the coronavirus pandemic. “Canada, I would say, has been a little slower to evolve tracking to become more cross-platform […]


Media Fragmentation Drives Demand for Spend Data: OMG’s Nicolas Grand

LONDON – The growing number of media channels, especially over-the-top platforms that are gaining viewers, has helped to drive demand for data about media spending. Meanwhile, more advertisers are buying media through programmatic platforms despite concerns about transparency. “The biggest challenge is the rapid morphing of all media into the programmatic ecosystem, whether it’s traditional […]


Digital Video Shines Amid Pressures on Media Spending: SMI’s Ben Tatta

The media marketplace has become much more fragmented as media and technology companies launch digital video services to lure viewership on connected devices like smart TVs and mobile phones. As advertisers shift their media spending to those streaming channels, pricing data have become more crucial for a functioning marketplace. “We’re coming out of 2020, where […]