Focus On TV Ad Experiences: Cannes Panel With Forrester, Hulu, Twitter, BrightLine

CANNES – Creating better television ad experiences for viewers seems to be a never-ending conversation for agencies, brands and publishers. But judging from a panel at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity, ad relevance and personalization is expected to vary widely by platform and provider for the foreseeable future. Reasons for the variations include corporate […]

 
 

Brands Must Refocus On Consumer Relationships: Forrester’s O’Connell

Just because you can reach a consumer through super-targeting, doesn’t mean you should. That is the new advice from one leading marketing analyst who has worked at an ad-tech platform but who also benefits from reams of consumer insights. In this video interview with Beet.TV, Forrester VP and principal analyst Joanna O’Connell says many marketers are […]

 
 

Media Owners Stuck In Past Over Ad Data: Forrester’s Nail

If data is really the new oil, are media operators letting enough of the stuff run to advertisers who are craving it? A new Forrester report, “Solving Digital Video Advertising’s Premium Dilemma“, commissioned by outstream video ad vendor Teads from Forrester, spotlights a disconnect between the two camps. “Media companies talk about the user experience,” Forrester principal analyst […]

 
 

Data-Driven Advertising & Targeting Spur Online Video Spending, Forrester’s Joyce

COLOGNE, Germany — Data and addressability are two trends that are driving increased spending in online video, but also are posing challenges for the business, says Richard Joyce, Senior Analyst with Forrester Research, in an interview with Ashley J. Swartz, Founder and CEO of Furious Minds for Beet.TV. Overall, advertisers are expecting more growth in online video because of  better […]

 
 

Forrester Report: Media Companies & Advertisers Keen on Targeting, Multi-Device Planning

COLOGNE, Germany — As online video moves past its early growth stages, advertisers and media agencies believe it can play a key role in boosting overall advertising revenue and CPMs for their businesses, according to a Forrester study, commissioned by Videology. Video has the potential to drive the effectiveness of ads thanks in part to more data-driven […]

 
 

Digital Video Buying Goes Multi-Platform, Videology’s Gaskamp

Many folks in the online video advertising world are advancing their notion that TV and online video advertising are fusing together. Now some new numbers show how strong that belief is. This report commissioned by video ad tech group Videology from Forrester finds a majority of advertisers, agencies and media organizations believe ad campaigns will […]

 
 

Forrester Study: Advertisers Want Convergence Measurement

VIEQUES, PR — About two-thirds of agencies and advertisers are betting that digital video and TV planning will merge in the next few years, says Brent Gaskamp, SVP Development at Videology, in an interview  about a new industry report. Videology commissioned a report from research firm Forrester that surveyed 150 advertisers, media companies and agencies in the […]

 
 

Videology CEO: 2014 Is The Year Of Addressable TV Ads

The year ahead is finally the one in which TV advertisers can target specific viewers, thanks to online targeting, predicts one ad tech vendor. “The promise of addressable television, which has been worked on for over a decade, actually will begin to take off in 2014 in a major way,” Videology CEO Scott Ferber tells […]

 
 

Forrester Analyst: DVR’s Days Are Numbered

It is time for the DVR to go, says Jim Nail, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research in this interview with Ashley J. Swartz for Beet.TV. “Killing off the DVR is the best thing the industry could do right now…because of the ridiculous discussions of C3, C7. Why not just deliver it online and insert the ad to the audience watching […]

 
 

Nielsen’s Feigenson: Best Campaigns Mix Numbers And Emotions

Marketers must mix the best of both left and right brains to make for the best execution, panelists said at Beet.TV’s summit on cross-platform monetization hosted by Starcom MediaVest Group and sponsored by Dailymotion. Asked by moderator Ashley Swartz of Furious Minds whether marketers are using quantitative or qualitative methods to judge campaigns, guests emphatically said: both! […]

 
 

Forrester’s Nail: Online Will Kill The DVR

We’re not there yet, but the days of the digital video recorder (DVR) are numbered, according to Forrester’s principal analyst covering online TV and advertising. “Up to this point, the DVR has been main alternative to linear television – it has trained consumers to get whatever they want whenever they want it,” Jim Nail tells […]

 
 

RTB Video Aiming for $686 Million, But Faces Hurdles on the Way

The real-time bidding segment of online video is on track to hit $686 million in ad spend this year, but the business still faces a number of challenges on its route to growth, according to a new report released today from Forrester.  At the Beet.TV retreat earlier this year, Ashley Swartz, the founder and CEO […]

 
 

Real-Time Bidding To Comprise 25% of Online Video Ad Spend in 2014. Report

Programmatic buying and real-time bidding will account for about 25% of all online video ad spend in 2014, according to a new report released by Forrester and commissioned by SpotXchange, a global ad marketplace.