TV Ads Could Soon Be Sold Programmatically, Magna’s Todd Gordon

The key efficiency new-wave digital media sales holds over TV is clear – super-targeting through addressable, automated and programmatic buying models. But TV ads could soon be sold using the same techniques. “The technology to do that in digital display is a lot further along than in linear TV – but we believe that, over […]

 

VivaKi’s Paul: Programmatic Proof Will Turn On More Premium Publishers

Right now, some premium online video publishers remain sceptical that programmatic digital ad-buying models are the best approach to sell their advertising space. But one top-level exec in the space believes many of them will become convinced once early adopters’ success stories come down the pipe. “The more marketers start trumpeting the value they get […]

 

Ad Creatives Need To Adopt Programmatic Testing, Starcom’s Tracey Paull

Much of the energy in advertising nowadays is coming from data-driven algorithms that super-target just the right ads to just the right audiences, as this recent Sunday Times feature pointed out, noting the death of creative “mad men”. But two ad tech executives speaking at Beet.TV’s Chicago programmatic video ad summit said algorithms can serve […]

 

Video’s Chicken-And-Egg Problem: ‘Not Enough Programmatic Inventory’

CHICAGO – Online video is booming – but not enough to make for a big programmatic advertising business yet, one video ad exec tells Beet.TV. “Video is beautiful because it tell a story (for advertisers),” data company eXelate‘s marketing chief Khurrum Malik says in this taped panel interview at Beet.TV’s Chicago programmatic video ad summit. […]

 

Programmatic Ad Buying to Transform Publishers’ Sales Teams, SpotXchange’s Jeremy Straight

CHICAGO – With the rise of online ad exchanges and real-time bidding systems, many are wondering what purpose publishers’ own in-house sales teams have anymore. That question was tackled by video ad exchange SpotXchange‘s business development SVP Jeremy Straight during Beet.TV’s recent Chicago programmatic video advertising summit. “Publishers realize the same efficiencies that maybe the […]

 

Programmatic Buying of Video Ad is Booming, but Creativity Must Follow, VivaKi’s Kurt Unkel

CHICAGO — So-called “programmatic” ad-buying tactics, which let ad planners reach tightly defined audiences using efficient targeting and buying technology, has come a long way. Now the next challenge for programmatic algorithms will be learning to connect with creatives, says one digital ad leader. “Today, media is always outpaced from a technology perspective relative to […]

 

VivaKi’s Chris Paul: Ad Sweet Spot is Experiential and Addressable

CHICAGO — So-called “programmatic” online ad-buying technology may help advertisers eliminate waste by targeting specific users, but the best campaigns include a blend of programmatic and conventional, according to one advertising executive. “The combination of experiential marketing and addressable marketing is where you find the real sweet spot and the best ROI in your marketing […]

 

Rubicon’s Stevens: Programmatic Can Boom In Smaller Countries

CANNES — “Programmatic” ad-buying techniques are seeing “immense” adoption around the world – and can particularly save money for advertisers in smaller countries, according to one exec in the space. “In a territory market that’s a much smaller population … operational costs are a much, much bigger percentage of the overall media spend,” Rubicon Project’s […]

 

Xaxis CEO Lesser: Majority Of Ad Buying Will Be Programmatic

CANNES — WPP’s data-centric Xaxis division has tripled in size from around 100 staff to more than 300 in its first two years, and CEO Brian Lesser says that growth suggests the future scale of highly targeted online ad buying tactics many label “programmatic”. “Over the next three to five years, you will see that […]

 

Xaxis’ Schlikum: Programmatic Automates Repetitive Processes

Nowadays, programmatic digital ad-buying technology automates targeted ad buying and removes the task from human operators. But those ad buyers should rejoice at throwing off the shackles of the mind-numbing task, according to a GroupM executive. “What programmatic does is free up resource,” Caspar Schlikum, the EMEA managing director of GroupM’s data-centric ad unit Xaxis, told […]

 

Xaxis’ Markarian: ‘Programmatic buying is the future of video advertising’

Data-driven, automated video inventory buying (AKA programmatic buying) is “the future for video advertising,” according to one advertising executive working in the space. “With online video combined with traditional TV, we have much more precise targeting possibilities,” Rosa Markarian, the EMEA region product development director of GroupM’s Xaxis audience profiling unit, told Beet.TV during the […]

 

Digital Labs’ Tuhami: It’s Not All About Programmatic Ads

Programmatic ad-buying technologies, which are all the rage, can be a revelation for advertisers – but their use must go hand-in-hand with conventional advertising practices, according to one marketing advisor. “You may have the best targeting or programmatic technology, but if you’re not very good at engaging with your clients from a planning point of view, if […]

 
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