Industry TV Veterans Tackle Targeting And Attribution At Beet Retreat Miami Panel, With MediaLink, Matter More Media, Cadreon/IPG, Publicis Media Exchange, 605 And Team Arrow Partners

MIAMI – What’s the best way to approach television targeting and measurement? And what’s the value of “waste” in the form of TV ad impressions? These and other topics were the focus of spirited and insightful debate at the recent Beet Retreat Miami 2017. Following are some of the more cogent exchanges during a panel […]

 
 

Catalogers Prime Targets For Addressable Linear, OTT TV: Matter More Media’s Tracey Scheppach

MIAMI – The year 2018 and, in particular, the Upfront television market will see a “tipping point” in achieving greater audience targeting precision. This should resonate well with direct-mail catalogers who should be looking beyond the mailbox to the set-top box. Thus says Tracey Scheppach, the former Publicis executive who spent upward of 15 years […]

 
 

How 605 Has Helped Charter’s Data-Driven TV Ad Sales

MIAMI — The announcement was made in the summer but, already, it seems like cable operator Charter and TV ad data tech outfit 605 have converted their partnership in to visible results. In July, the pair announced 605’s methodology and technology would be used by Charter to fuel census-based TV measurement and analytics. In this recorded […]

 
 

Scheppach’s Matter More Media Gains Co-Founder Murtos, Partnership With Tapad

LOS ANGELES – It’s been a busy six months for Matter More Media CEO & Co-Founder Tracey Scheppach. The addressable television specialist formerly of Publicis has a new partner in Co-Founder and Publicis colleague Steve Murtos and a new strategic data partnership with Tapad. Scheppach is particularly excited about new addressable TV operators and the […]

 
 

On Addressable TV Execs’ Wishlist: Standards And Scale

MIAMI — Recent estimates of the number of addressable US TV households count about 45m properties. The ability to target individual households with different ads at different times is now real. “Over the last three years, (I’ve done) … 250 campaigns, addressable to the household,” recalls Tracey Scheppach, the former long-time SMG advanced TV exec who recently […]

 
 

Samsung Smart TV’s Test Dynamic Ads With Sorenson

MIAMI — There are now several technologies coming to the table that aim to help broadcast operators dynamically switch commercials in their ad break to specific viewing households. But, by and large, just like connected TV itself, they depend on boxes, dongles, consoles or widgets connected to a television set. What if you could do dynamic ad replacement in […]

 
 

Data Will Get Linked Up In 2017, Experian’s Danaher Says

MIAMI — For a modern advertiser, it’s a thorny problem. These days, your customers are reachable on all manner of different screens and devices that, whilst connected to the internet, are not connected to each other. It makes consumers schizophrenic. In other words, they have multiple identities, scattered across services. And that is a targeting nightmare. But many […]

 
 

Addressable TV May Hit 60% Of US in 2017: Neustar’s Dethero

MIAMI — The ability to target individual households with a medium that is traditionally more used to shouting at mass audiences is here and now. But it’s not universal – and it’s not yet living up to some of the wilder dreams of ad industry executives. But “addressable TV” is about to go large, and it’s time to […]

 
 

Acxiom’s Schmitt On Porting Online Campaigns To TV

MIAMI — So you have been running an online ad campaign, and how you’re keen to harness the possibilities afforded by new TV ad tactics. Can you use the same data to target the same kind of audience, in the old medium? Sure, you can – but doing so takes a bit of work, according […]

 
 

Kristin Dolan Maps The Road Ahead For Data And Analytics Provider 605

MIAMI – Kristin Dolan, most recently COO of Cablevision Systems Corp, which was an early player in addressable television advertising, has a new day job. “It’s probably a bigger day job, but one that’s a little bit more self-directed and is really fun,” Dolan says of her role as CEO & Founder of 605. As […]

 
 

AdMedia Veteran Scheppach: Addressable Is Premium Television Inventory

MIAMI – With some 250 addressable television ad campaigns under her belt, Tracey Scheppach’s worldview as she ventures out on her own can be summed up in four words: “From the couch out.” That’s because the CEO & Founder of the agency Matter More Media intends to “push myself to do everything different than a […]

 
 

‘Satellite Switching’ Could Beam Down Nationwide Addressability: INVIDI’s Downey

MIAMI — If you thought advertising technology was becoming like rocket science, you may surprised how right you are – next up, TV ad-tech is going in to space. TV ad technology provider INVIDI, which enables household-level TV ad targeting for broadcast companies more used to beaming out a single message en masse, is getting excited about a technology […]

 
 

Advanced TV Specialist Scheppach: Addressable Works For All Advertisers

MIAMI – Former Starcom MediaVest Group advanced television specialist Tracey Scheppach not only believes that addressable TV advertising works for all marketers but that a sweet spot exists in terms of spending. “An area that I think is ripe for this innovation is what I call mid market,” Scheppach explains in an interview with Beet.TV. […]

 
 

AdTech Execs Support Scheppach’s Run Against Childhood Leukemia

CHICAGO – In this fast-moving industry, it can be easy to keep your head down, obsess over the latest media metrics, and not really look up to see the bigger picture in life. But life forced Tracey Scheppach to do just that, when her son Ryan, then aged just seven, was diagnosed with leukemia. The next […]

 
 

Addressable TV Cheaper Than Direct Mail, A Boon To Smaller Advertisers: Publicis’ Scheppach

Not only is addressable television advertising cheaper than direct mail, it enables smaller advertisers to harness the sight, sound and motion of TV and prepares them for a future in which all media will be addressable and programmatic. That’s the uptake from Tracey Scheppach, whose agency has done more than 200 addressable campaigns. “What we […]

 
 

SMG’s Scheppach: VR is an Exciting New Media, but Viewing Needs to be at “Scale”

LAS VEGAS – Virtual Reality “VR” was one of the most talked-about tech and media stories at International CES.  For Tracey Scheppach EVP of Precision Video of the Starcom MediaVest Group, the “immersive” experience is very exciting —  and will emerge once the industry reaches scale via device viewing distribution. We spoke with Schappach at CES […]

 
 

‘Content Is Humpty Dumpty’: SMG’s Scheppach

FORT LAUDERDALE — You have probably heard the aphorism that “content is king”. But what if content was actually someone else entirely? Try this catchy allegory for how not to reinvent media… “Content is like Humpty Dumpty,” Tracey Scheppach, EVP and Innovations Director at Starcom MediaVest Group, told a Beet Retreat panel. “It has fallen and it has fractured and […]

 
 

Personalized TV Ads ‘The New Holy Grail’, Panel Discusses

FORT LAUDERDALE — Super-targeted processes were already revolutionizing online video advertising. Now, the marriage of online with TV is bringing the same opportunity to the big screen in the living room, in the form of “addressable TV”. Once advertisers know enough about viewers to precisely target ads, will they also deconstruct their 30-second spots in to a […]

 
 

Data Will Set Context Free: SMG’s Scheppach

Advertisers are getting excited by the possibilities for super-targeted TV marketing promised by new ad tech platforms. In fact, to many, it looks like the days of traditional TV ads, which are bought against the context of demographic audience profiles, are numbered. But things are set for a correction, says one ad exec. “When you look […]

 
 

SMG Triples Addressable TV Business, EVP Scheppach

FORT LAUDERDALE — Everyone in ad land is wondering how realistic it is to apply internet-style targeting and programmatic control to the TV ad-buying process. So-called “addressable TV” gained ground this year – but what does the next year hold? “This has been an amazing year for addressable television,” according to SMG precision video SVP Tracey […]

 
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