Simulmedia’s Morgan: TV Can Make $30bn By Optimizing Ads

LAS VEGAS — By most reckonings, the US TV ad industry sells about $70 billion in ads each year. Dave Morgan thinks he can make that $100 billion. The Tacoda founder now helms Simulmedia, a company bringing an avalanche of data to bear on TV ad buying – a process Morgan says deserves to be […]

 

Videology’s McKee: Analogue Data Is Changing Digital Ads

One of the biggest changes in the digital video industry is coming thanks to the arrival of ye olde traditional TV advertising practices, says one industry exec. “The biggest lever I’ve seen in pushing this forward is this concept of TV data coming online, which really didn’t exist a year and half ago,” says Mark […]

 

Kantar’s TV Data Helps Xaxis Target Online Ads

They may be considered different media, but internet and TV advertising are getting joined at the hip. Case in point is how knowledge of TV viewing habits is increasingly informing the online component of multi-channel ad campaigns. Kantar Media chief commercial officer Bud Breheney tells Beet.TV Kantar’s data about Americans’ TV tuning behavior is being […]

 

Xaxis’ Schlickum: Marketers Must Use Data To Tell Stories

LONDON — The rise of super-targeted “programmatic” online ad buying may be cast as the rise of “Maths Men” over “Mad Men” – but one ad exec says marketers should refocus on using the new wealth of numbers to tell traditional creative stories. “The language we’ve created for our industry is very difficult for most […]

 

Nielsen’s Bradford: TV & Online Measurement Are Coming Together

LONDON — One medium has long relied on imprecise, demographic viewer measuring; the other boasts super-detailed data-driven insight. But TV and internet channels are learning to hybridize the ways they quantify advertising audiences, one exec says. Nielsen media client consulting VP Andrew Bradford tells Beet.TV how TV joint industry committees in Germany and the UK […]

 

Xaxis’ Bidon: Programmatic Has Nothing To Do With Pricing

LONDON — Many brands and publishers think so-called “programmatic” online ad sales mechanisms excel at cheap ad inventory. But times could be changing – and so they should, says one GroupM data exec. “At the beginning, programmatic started more from a performance background,” GroupM’s Xaxis UK MD Nicolas Bidon tells Beet.TV. “It was associated, rightly […]

 

WPP’s GroupM Unit Says Half of Agency’s Video Ads in EMEA are “Targeted”

LONDON –Videos is the fastest part of Xaxis, the data and technology of GroupM, media agency division of  WPP.  It has been a “watershed” year where the agency is using data to target about half of its video buying across the EMEA region, says Caspar Schlickum, MD of EMEA, in this interview with Beet.TV The […]

 

Xaxis’ UK Chief: Advertisers Spend Channel-by-Channel, Not Multiscreen

LONDON — Consumers are using many different digital devices to watch content and advertising. But ads are still being bought with an air of fragmentation, says one executive. “Mobile is still a very, very tiny fraction of advertising spend,” says Nicolas Bidon, UK MD of GroupM’s Xaxis data-handling unit in this interview with Beet.TV “The […]

 

DDB’s Chief Creative Officer: Data Alone Doesn’t Create Brand Relevance

COLOGNE – Data alone isn’t the answer to better ads. Creativity, insight and relevance still reign, says Amir Kassaei, IBC Chief Creative Officer, DDB Worldwide, in an interview with Ashley J. Swartz, CEO of Furious Minds, at DMEXCO last month. The problem with data is that it’s not always used to foster value, he says. Data […]

 

Adobe’s Waddell: Data Is DNA For Ad Campaigns

“Data is the new oil”, the saying goes. For marketers, that’s nearly the case, says Adobe’s product marketing director Tim Waddell. “Rich, first-party data is the DNA of any advertising campaign,” Waddell tells Beet.TV in this video interview, “the number-one data source that a marketer should be using.” But Waddell says Adobe’s own data shows […]

 

AOL Launches Video Insight Tool to Provide Deep Data on Views

COLOGNE — Everyone in media nowadays is eager for more data to inform their business. Now AOL is hoping to bring more data to every part of the video value chain, launching a new tool called Insights. “There’s such a big gap right now,” AOL Networks international SVP René Rechtman tells Beet.TV in this video […]

 

eXelate’s Malik: Life is Better at Top of Video Ad Funnel

CHICAGO — Advertisers are finding it easier to use online video like conventional static display ads – because specific targeting through video remains challenging, according to one ad data exec. “People think about display as ‘top of funnel’ and ‘bottom of funnel’ – branding and direct response,” eXelate marketing chief Khurrum Malik tells Beet.TV in […]

 

‘Save Programmatic For The End Of The Funnel’

Automated or programmatic video advertising buying techniques can be a great boon for marketers – if used in the right way and at the right time in the targeting cycle. That is according to Digital-Labs founder Eamon Tuhami. “Programmatic buying allows for a huge amount of efficiencies,” Tuhami told Beet.TV’s recent London Video Ad Strategy Summit. “But there are dangers […]

 
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