The View from the #BeetRetreat: OMD’s Winkler: Ease Of Viewing, Data Consistency Are Keys To Success

Giving people choices when it comes to television advertising sounds pretty straightforward, but it’s complicated by the fact that many viewers want an effortless experience. “This is why voice activation is working so well, because it’s actually the only thing easier than picking up a remote and pressing the buttons,” says Ben Winkler, Chief Investment […]

 
 

Television Advances As Consumers Choose Interactive Advertising, true[X] Midha explains

These days, the term “premium” typically accompanies the word “video.” But premium must also apply to viewer engagement with ads and the results that should accrue to advertisers, according to Pooja Midha. The new President of true[X] will share the company’s insights on how viewer interaction will transform the video ad business in a presentation […]

 
 

OMD’s Winkler On Ad Formats: You Can’t Go Wrong By Considering Consumers

It took streaming video options and ad-free platforms to tip the scale, but the advertising industry has finally caught on to the importance of the viewer experience. “The big picture is that programmers are thinking today more about the user experience than they ever have before,” says OMD’s Ben Winkler, who will join a host […]

 
 

Matter More Media’s Tracey Scheppach On Addressable TV Tech, Holding Company Silos

SAN FRANCISCO – New technology solutions are going to help replace household-level addressable television advertising with more granular targeting. But will agency holding company siloes stand in the way of creating, executing and optimizing the best advanced-TV campaigns? Former Starcom MediaVest Group advanced television specialist Tracey Scheppach has a foot in both of those spheres […]

 
 

How LiveRamp + Acxiom = A Unified TV ID Graph

SAN FRANCISCO — When Acxiom acquired LiveRamp back in 2014, the potential pairings were clear to see. But one tie-up that was not immediately obvious was video. Relative to modern consumption habits, video viewing had still not truly taken off, and video didn’t even garner a mention in the companies’ announcement. Fast-forward, however, and video […]

 
 

Identity Resolution The ‘Underpinning Of Future Success’: MediaLink’s Spiegel

SAN FRANCISCO – While there’s little question that being able to identify and target individuals across devices and screens will play a huge role in future marketing, we should not think that everything will go one-to-one. This might seem unusual for those with their roots in digital media, but not to Matt Spiegel. “I think […]

 
 

Look Beyond Media Tactics To Brand Strategy: Simmons CEO Feigenson

SAN FRANCISCO – One of the many positive outcomes that have emerged as the result of major marketers demanding greater digital transparency is a renewed focus on data quality. “I think what’s actually exciting is that we’re coming back to a sense of quality after a large period of flux,” says Simmons CEO Andrew Feigenson. […]

 
 

NBCU: Powered By Marketers’ Datasets, Advanced Television Keeps Getting Better

SAN FRANCISCO – Offering marketers mass reach is what television’s always been about. But in this age of advanced TV, it’s becoming more about “mass, targeted reach,” according to Mike Rosen. The EVP of Advanced Advertising & Platform Sales at NBCU talks about taking an agnostic approach to more advanced audience targeting and why the […]

 
 

To OpenX, Take Digital Quality Standards ‘And Run With Them’ Is The Path Success

SAN FRANCISCO – Investing in quality seems to be paying off huge for OpenX, the world’s largest independent advertising exchange. It just capped its 10th straight year of revenue growth, fourth consecutive year of profitability and its nascent video business saw 5,000% revenue growth in 2017. To CEO Tim Cadogan, the industry as a whole […]

 
 

TiVo Ramping Up TV Viewership Data ‘Quite Rapidly’ Via Service Provider Agreements

SAN FRANCISCO – Since its merger with Rovi, TiVo has been on a mission to bulk up its television viewership data by working with service providers “to acquire as much TV viewership data as we could amass,” says Walt Horstman, the company’s SVP/GM, Automated Media & Advertising. “So that’s been very successful and we have […]

 
 

As It Extends IdentityLink To TV, LiveRamp Looks To Make Addressable Campaigns Easier

SAN FRANCISCO – Television isn’t very “people-based” right now, a dynamic that LiveRamp hopes to change by extending its IdentityLink platform to the TV space. “There’s a lot of untapped opportunity in TV,” says LiveRamp Co-CEO Anneka Gupta. “It’s not very measureable.” The IdentityLink extension was announced to coincide with RampUp 2018, the LiveRamp conference […]

 
 

Alphonso And IRI Data Match Produces Scale For TV Attribution, Informs Digital Campaigns

SAN FRANCISCO – Matching IRI purchase data for 100+ million households with television ad exposure data from Alphonso’s 34 million household penetration produces “the missing piece” of multi-touch attribution. What finishes the puzzle is 12 million common households and more ways that TV can help to inform digital. “We’re seeing a full circle here where […]

 
 

Forrester Survey Of ANA Members: Addressable TV At Inflection Point, Will Grow Rapidly

SAN FRANCISCO – Based on a survey of 88 Association of National Advertisers members and the Everett Rogers innovation adoption model, addressable television advertising has reached its inflection point and will grow quickly. This is because 15% of respondents regularly include addressable in their TV plans while another 35% have experimented with it. “These numbers […]

 
 

Acxiom’s Craig Berkley On The Value Of A Single Source of Identity Data

MIAMI – When the current-day Acxiom was founded in 1969 as Demographics, “people-based marketing” was basically direct mail. Having acquired LiveRamp in 2014, Acxiom is looking to be the predominate provider of identity graphs across digital and television. LiveRamp has long been active in the digital space, using both personally identifiable and anonymous information from […]

 
 

LiveRamp in Offline Data Pact with Criteo

It may be a digital world, but two of the big marketing data providers are now partnering to help brands better understand how their audiences behave in analogue spaces. LiveRamp is partnering with Criteo. In the deal, Criteo becomes LiveRamp’s first European partner for its IdentityLink product, helping to piece together an omnichannel view of […]

 
 

LiveRamp’s Clinger On The Quest For A Single, Standard Cookie

In a digital advertising world increasingly dominated by Google and Facebook, there is still a clutch of large-scaled ad-tech platforms that give the duopoly a good run for its money. But is the two giants’ lead unassailable if those platforms continue working alone? That is a question three of them set out to answer this […]

 
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