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 […]

 

Nearly Half Of Digital Display Now Sold Programmatically: Magna Global

So-called “programmatic” software platforms, which let advertising buyers and sellers agree terms for ad inventory in real-time and using customer data, will process $21 billion global ad sales in 2014, according to new forecasts from IPG’s Magna Global intelligence unit. That is 52% more money going through programmatic than a year earlier, the report says. Indeed, […]

 

Millennials Are Cool With Brands Changing All The Time: Initiative/IPG Study

Brands need to mimic the characteristics of millennial-age consumers to curry their favor, according to research, The Reset Generation, conducted by media agency IPG’s Initiative group. “Their expectations of brands are what they think people expect of them,” says Initiative’s US chief strategy officer Sarah Power. “They’re comfortable with brands trying to change who they […]

 

YuMe On Quest For Ad Receptivity Equation

Online video ad platform YuMe already partnered with Nielsen to release its ad reach calculator tool this week. Next up, it wants to understand how consumers interpret digital ads. YuMe research director Paul Neto tells Beet.TV the company’s next research effort will examine consumers’ receptivity and attentiveness toward ads. “Consumers, more than ever, are distracted,” Neto […]

 

BBC Research: Mobile Is Best Device To Reach Affluent Consumers

LONDON — Research commissioned by BBC Worldwide shows the top 20% highest earners are fully engaged and readily reachable by mobile advertisers. “Senior executives – do they look at their mobile phones all the time? The answer is ‘yes’,” says Tom Bowman, VP Global Strategy & Sales Operations, BBC Worldwide. “Amongst affluent consumers groups, the mobile […]

 

LiveRail CEO: Holiday Quarter Will Be Huge For Programmatic Video

SAN FRANCISCO — Publishers’ behind-the-scenes ground-laying is bubbling up to make this winter a blow-out season in advertisers’ embrace of automated video ad buying, says one founder at the epicenter of the trend. “We’ve seen a lot of big publishers preparing for what they expect to be a very, very large Q4,” Mark Trefgarne, CEO […]

 

Research: Original Web Video Ads Outperform TV Shovelware

New research by Dynamic Logic, a unit of Millward Brown, for video ad tech vendor YuMe has shed a light on the relative performance of different approaches. According to the viewer survey, original video ads shot specifically for the web outperform ads repurposed from TV three times for aided brand awareness, with similar uplifts for […]

 

Research: IPG Zeroes In On Tablet Video Users

NEW YORK – The results of research which has indicated strong characteristics in favor of tablet video were obtained using techniques cut from tablets’ own cloth. IPG Media Lab’s research for YuMe found tablet users are most likely not to multi-task whilst watching video. “We had a very large sample size of about 8,300 people,” the […]

 

Research: Tablet Video Apps Capture Viewers Better Than TV

Tablet devices could focus viewers’ attention on video content – and ads – far more than any other screen, including TV, new research has found. Consumer polling by IPG Media Lab for video ad tech firm YuMe shows tablet users are least likely to multi-task whilst watching video. “[With TV], that primary focus is on […]