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Videology Sees Linear TV Ads Grow Programmatically

VIEQUES, PR — Traditional linear TV may not be internet-connected, but that doesn’t mean so-called “programmatic technology” cannot be used to better target TV ad buys all the same. Over the last year, Videology, a company providing software for addressable advertising across TV and video, saw a 840% increase in the number of linear TV impressions available to be […]

 
 

Dynamic Ads Give Creative Biggest Upside, Prohaska Says

The world of digital advertising has spent the last couple of years enthralled by the new targeting, automation and trading super-powers bestowed on it by software. Now – almost apologetically, it seems – many ad-tech execs take pains to remember to talk about the messages that, after all, make advertising tick. Indeed, creativity is back on […]

 
 

‘Creative DMPs’ Will Help Threatened Agencies Adapt To Dynamic Creative: Xaxis’ Moore

Creative agencies are threatened by the emergence of new technology that necessitates a re-think in the means of producing video ads, and a new kind of software will need to arrive to help them through it. That’s the view according to veteran ad man David J. Moore, the chairman of WPP’s Xaxis programmatic outfit. Speaking at […]

 
 

Monumental Shift’s Davis: Forget The Funnel, Focus On Outcomes

Best-selling author Andrew Davis has great disdain for MFOMO (Marketer Fear of Missing Out), CMO Pizza and the “marketing funnel.” He believes that if brands concentrated more on outcomes and not market share, they could avoid all three of these pitfalls. It was Davis, of Monumental Shift, who kicked off the recent Beet.TV Leadership Summit […]

 
 

Hulu Taps Ad-Tech Partners For Upcoming Live TV Service

VIEQUES, PR — Hulu plans to offer its new live TV service in the next couple of months, promising marketers the ability to reach consumers across on-demand and live viewing in one, seamless buying experience. The company has been trailing the live launch for a few months. Features include the ability to “save anything to watch […]

 
 

How ‘Desperate’ Marketers Struggle In OTT TV: Tru Optik’s Swanston

VIEQUES, PR — Consumers are flocking to watch TV over new, over-the-top connected devices – but some advertisers are struggling to keep up, according to one exec watching the space. US connected TV viewers grew 20.6% in 2016 to reach 181.8mn, and will hit 60.4% of the population by 2020, according to eMarketer. The great migration […]

 
 

MediaLink’s Spiegel: New Audience Targeting Useless Without New Measurement Metrics

VIEQUES, PR – As Managing Director at MediaLink, Matt Spiegel attends more than his share of conferences and hears more than his share of jargon. So he’s heartened that much of the discussion at this year’s Beet.TV Executive Retreat was about business outcomes. “We’re having the business impact conversation, which I think is great,” says […]

 
 

Amid Audience Declines, TV Networks Must Prove Outcomes: Tom Rogers of WinView Games

Proving ROI on television advertising is “still in a fairly primitive state,” amid massive network audience declines and rising CPM’s. It’s a paradigm that Tom Rogers believes cannot continue much longer. Buying TV broadly on demographics without being able to match exposures to purchases leaves little opportunity for measuring spending efficiency, says Rogers, who is […]

 
 

Liberty Global’s Paul: Focus On ‘Attention Economics,’ Not Just Consumption

VIEQUES, PR – As the world’s largest international television and broadband company rolls out new set-top boxes to facilitate addressable advertising, Liberty Global is focusing on “attention economics.” This departure from simply looking at content consumption is the outgrowth of the company’s ever-evolving data science capabilities. “The industry has been talking about this around the […]

 
 

Sky TV’s West On Data Enablement And The Five-Country Rollout Of AdSmart Addressable

VIEQUES, PR – With several years of addressable television, digital ad serving and analytics experience under its belt, Sky TV has committed to rolling out its Sky AdSmart addressable platform throughout its five-country footprint between now and the end of 2018. One key competitive advantage is that it only charges advertisers for impressions that garner […]

 
 

Fox, Turner And Viacom Consortium: Scale And Efficiency For Audience Targeting, Says Turner’s Porter

VIEQUES, PR – Underlying the just announced consortium formed by Fox, Turner and Viacom called OpenAP is the reality that audience-based television selling is “complicated and complex,” according to David Porter, Turner’s VP of Ad Innovation & Programmatic Solutions. To speed advertiser adoption, the three media companies are hoping to make it much easier for […]

 
 

On The Scene At Beet.TV Executive Retreat 2017 With Furious Corp.’s Swartz

VIEQUES, PR – Take several dozen “intelligent, ambitious, excited and passionate” advertising, media and technology executives to a sunny island and you get some amazing conversations during panel discussions, over cocktails and dinners. You also get to experience a sense of shared success—whether the topic is television audience guarantees, addressable advertising, or new offerings from […]

 
 

Infinite Mobile Ads Demand Platform-Specific Creative: MEC’s Sobo

BARCELONA — All the world is a mobile screen – but that doesn’t mean mobile advertising can use a one-size-fits-all approach. That is according to one exec running mobile strategy within a media agency. “There’s so much mobile consumption, the inventory is potentially infinite in supply,” MEC Interaction mobile head Jide Sobo tells Beet.TV in […]

 
 

BBDO’s Estrada On The Importance Of Partnerships To Leverage Creative Options

Before the advent of digital media, the unbundling of creative and media at general advertising agencies made lots of sense. Now it takes more effort to bring those functions together so that creative is best suited to particular platforms. This is one reason why it’s important to bring the right partners into creative agencies, according […]

 
 

Better Measurement Can Plug Digital Targeting Gaps: Nielsen Catalina’s Feigenson

A “crisis of confidence” in digital media can be alleviated in large part by better measurement solutions. “If measurement is done well, it informs the way advertising works,” says Andrew Feigenson, Chief Revenue Officer for Nielsen Catalina Solutions. If the advertising industry maps measurement as a key performance indicator, it we can start addressing some […]

 
 

Future Ads Will Blend Art & Science, Says Eyeview’s Barber

If you want to shoot dozens of fragments of video ad permutations to combine in to the perfect single ad for a solitary viewer, you had better skill up both your engineering team and your creative staff. That’s what Sam Barber is doing. The creative director of Eyeview Digital, a company which helps advertisers pull off one-to-one […]

 
 

Video At Inflection Point: From Branding To Driving Sales, Says Sequent’s Spaeth

While brand marketers have employed marketing mix modeling for a long time, it’s not the most effective way to measure the return on digital video. That’s where attribution comes in. “Attribution looks at things at a very detailed transaction level. Individual people and households and devices, so it’s able to really see the impact of […]

 
 

Eyeview’s Harnevo: Focusing On Business Outcomes Solves Many Digital Media Issues

Judging digital video campaigns based on the success metric of actual business outcomes can solve industry problems beyond calculating direct ROI, according to the CEO of video marketing technology provider Eyeview. “We’re trying to get brands, agencies and the ecosystem to move away from all this arbitrary proxy metrics of clicks and completions and demo […]

 
 

Beet #Retreat17: VIDEO EVERYWHERE! The Transformation of Media & Advertising, an Executive Retreat, March 15-17, Vieques, presented by Videology with 605

Keynote Speakers  Kristin Dolan, CEO, 605 Carl Fremont, Global Chief Digital Officer, MEC (GroupM) Ryan Jamboretz, Chief Revenue Officer, Videology John Paul, Managing Director, Advanced Advertising and Data, Liberty Global Adam Shlachter, President, Global Innovation, PMX, Publicis Media Erica Schmidt,  Managing Director, North America, Cadreon (IPG Mediabrands) Seth Walters, Sr. Partner, Interactive & Connected TV, Modi Media […]

 
 

In Lieu Of TV Ads, West Elm Embraces Video And Tests Retargeting

How does a consistently profitable online and bricks-and-mortar retailer thrive without spending money on television advertising? By going big on video, constantly testing and iterating and using ad cost metrics to measure campaign ROI. “We’re definitely in the camp of being very pro video,” says Luke Chatelain, VP of Innovation at West Elm, the furniture […]