TV Measurement Is Up For Grabs: Ivins Joins TVSquared

The measurement of TV is in disarray, as audience behavior change accelerates and traditional firms struggle to catch up. That is according to a man who has just leaped from helping big TV distributors sell digital ads to helping advertisers analyze and optimize new-wave TV ad spending. “COVID’s accelerated the fragmentation of audiences – and […]

 

Just Do It: TVSquared’s Kinsella Urges Action On TV Attribution

SAN JUAN, PR — In the new world of advanced TV advertising, brands can measure consumer outcomes like website visits and product purchases, and link them back to actual TV ad exposure. But too few brands are doing so, because vested interests and a lack of action stand in the way. That is according to […]

 

TVSquared’s Kinsella Offers OTT Attribution With A Twist

Thew new science of TV advertising is all about generating real, measurable business results – not simply getting a message out to viewers. Over the last year, we have seen several technology companies apply such technology even to linear TV broadcasters, using either automatic content recognition (ACR) that can “listen” to what audiences are really […]

 

TVSquared’s Smeaton: Performance Metrics Will Be Paramount in the Coming Year

LONDON– In the television industry, the 2010s were marked by a ratings rebellion and a pivot towards impressions. In an interview with Ashley J. Swartz, CEO and founder of Furious Corp. on behalf of Beet.TV, Calum Smeaton, CEO and founder of TVSquared, says there’s still a long way to go as far as performance measurements […]

 

Ampersand Calls On TVSquared To Measure TV Ad Outcomes

The former NCC Media group launched by cable TV operators to help advertisers buy across their platforms is aiming to better prove how new-wave TV advertising can lead to real business outcomes. Ampersand, the former NCC Media, has announced a partnership with TVSquared, a technology vendor whose attribution offering links ad exposure data with actual […]

 

Attribution Will Bring ‘Significant’ Ad Spend Back To Local TV: TVSquared’s Kinsella

The emergence of digital attribution technologies plugged in to local TV ad sales promises to bring “significant” levels of ad spending back to local TV operators. That is according to an executive whose software company’s insights have been encouraging hundreds of advertisers to greatly increase their spending in the medium. TVSquared helps power Instant Impact, an […]

 

Attribution Bringing Ad Spend Back To Local TV: TVSquared’s Kinsella

Local TV ad sales execs, in recent years, have come under pressure from online channels that can prove their worth and from national TV that can deliver mass-reach campaigns. But the emergence of digital attribution technologies plugged in to local TV ad sales now promises to bring ad spending back to local TV operators. That […]

 

Going Deep at the #BeetRetreat 8.7: Comcast Spotlight Goes Down The Funnel For TV Attribution With TVSquared

A little over a year ago, Comcast Spotlight decided to assemble a measurement team to prove that linear television works beyond just upper-funnel performance metrics. The ad sales division partnered with TVSquared on a mission that is intended to extend to VOD and IP-delivered TV. “We absolutely know that we have to get beyond the […]

 

Granular TV Attribution Boosts Local Ad Spending: TVSquared’s Kinsella

Local cable operators are able to turn around declining TV ad spending when they add technology which demonstrates how TV ads drive outcomes like website visits. That is according to one executive who is seeing advertisers double their TV ad spending as a result. “For as long as we started this company, people have been […]

 

The Time For TV Performance Is Now: TVSquared’s Kinsella

What does $150 million get you in ad-tech these days? If you are the new-look LiveRamp, it gets you Data Plus Math – the price which the reconstituted Acxiom is reportedly paying for the Boston-based data-matching company. But, if you a rival of Data Plus Math, that eye-popping deal isn’t a threat, it’s to be […]

 

Touch Of Modern’s Hum On The Importance Of TV Attribution

Touch of Modern Co-Founder & CEO Jerry Hum’s advice for direct-to-consumer brands is quite simple. He recommends having a diversified marketing portfolio and, if a company’s just spending on digital media, “definitely look at TV.” Performance has always been a priority for the retailer geared to millennial men “because we grew up in the digital […]

 

Local TV Advertisers Find Results In Measurement: TVSquared’s Kinsella

Some may think local advertisers and TV networks are under-powered when it comes to ad-tech capabilities – but that isn’t necessarily so, according to a growing number of vendors serving a local market that is increasingly keen on data-driven solutions. One of them is TVSquared, a company helping brands learn how TV advertising is driving traffic […]

 

Tracking Incremental Reach Expands With ACR Data: FreeWheel’s Wallach

FreeWheel’s already formidable footprint in tracking video viewing across screens got a boost when it began to factor in smart-TV data from Inscape. And with TVSquared as a partner, campaign attribution and optimization can happen much sooner than has traditionally been the case. “From a measurement perspective and understanding viewership and consumption, we are partnering […]

 

Comcast’s Zapata: Data-Driven Outperforms Constricted TV Buys

Advertisers need to open up a bit on the way they’ve been buying television so as to best maximize their campaigns, says Comcast Spotlight’s Andrea Zapata. “For us what we’ve learned is that our clients are traditionally buying us still in ways that they’ve been doing for years,” says the VP of Research & Insights […]

 

Shaped By DTC Brands, Ecosystem Embraces Television Ad Attribution: TVSquared’s Smeaton

When Calum Smeaton set out in 2012 to explore the nascent exercise of television advertising attribution, early clients were direct-to-consumer brands. Since then, other brands, agencies and media sellers/distributors have adopted the CEO & Founder of TVSquared’s vision, to the tune of 770 brands, agencies and networks in 70+ countries. In 2013 and 2014, direct-to-consumer […]

 

TV Is A Performance Channel, Too: TVSquared’s Kinsella

According to the accepted depiction of the marketing “funnel”, television is a medium marketers best use to drive initial brand awareness. But that is only because, without access to return-path data, TV has never been able to boast the kinds of user attribution that new digital media do. Now that TVs have got connected, however, […]

 

Follow Ads From TV To Web: TVSquared’s O’Reilly

If you believe certain commentators, television is “dead”, it’s “dying” or the cable cord is being cut at a precipitous pace. Truth is, says Kevin O’Reilly, whilst TV is changing, the medium will remain the dominant influence channel for a good few years. That’s why O’Reilly is chief technology officer at TVSquared, a company helping […]