Marketers not addressing the impact of voice search, according to Greenlight Digital research

Marketers not addressing the impact of voice search, according to Greenlight Digital research

Digital marketers are aware voice search will impact the way they market products and services, but almost a third (29%) aren’t actively doing anything to address the changing landscape, according to new research. The study, from Greenlight Digital, indicates that widespread adoption of voice search shows no sign of slowing, with forecasts of 70% year-on-year growth of smart […]

Tencent Video crowned as market leader in China, beating out Youku and iQiyi

Tencent Video crowned as market leader in China, beating out Youku and iQiyi

Tencent Video has been named the leader in China’s subscription over-the-top (OTT) video market, beating out rivals like Baidu’s iQiyi and Alibaba’s Youku. According to figures released by eMarketer, 24% of digital video viewers in China will subscribe to Tencent Video in 2018, and is set to surpass 29% by 2020. Meanwhile, Youku’s subscriber base […]

42 % of all UK display ads were not seen in Q2, according to Meetrics’ latest Viewability Benchmarks

42 % of all UK display ads were not seen in Q2, according to Meetrics’ latest Viewability Benchmarks

Meetrics‘ latest Viewability Benchmarks show that viewability rates for display campaigns maintained the same level as Q1. Values for banner advertising decreased by one percentage point to 58% in the same period. Philipp von Hilgers, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Meetrics said: “The UK market has historically been in last place for viewability, but optimisation […]

OTT video numbers rising as consumers cut the cord, according to eMarketer’s latest forecast

OTT video numbers rising as consumers cut the cord, according to eMarketer’s latest forecast

Almost 765m people worldwide will use a subscription over-the-top (OTT) video service at least once per month in 2018, according to eMarketer’s latest forecast. This total will represent 10.2 per cent of the global population and 32.1 per cent of digital video viewers worldwide. The analyst estimates the global subscription OTT market will grow by 24 per […]

Marin Software Research Reveals Amazon’s Rapid Rise and Increased Q2 2018 Search Spend

Marin Software Research Reveals Amazon’s Rapid Rise and Increased Q2 2018 Search Spend

Marin Software, a leading provider of digital marketing software for performance-driven advertisers and agencies, released research findings from its global Q2 2018 Digital Advertising Benchmark Report. As search spend continues to grow from increased clicks and CPCs, Marin Software’s report identifies eCommerce as another channel quickly gaining traction thanks to increased spend on Amazon. Marin Software […]

AI to create more jobs than it destroys PwC analysis finds

AI to create more jobs than it destroys PwC analysis finds

Contrary to popular belief, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and related technologies are projected to create as many jobs as they displace in the UK over the next 20 years, according to new analysis by PwC. In absolute terms, around 7m existing jobs could be displaced, but around 7.2 million could be created, giving the UK a small […]

How retailers can withstand Google’s latest mobile speed update

How retailers can withstand Google’s latest mobile speed update

Page speed really matters to web users, which is why Google has always taken it into account within its desktop search rankings. As from this month (July 2018), however, it will also be factored into Google’s mobile search rankings as part of its new ‘Speed Update’.  In today’s competitive, ever-changing marketplaces, great online performance is […]

Agencies that own their Advertising Technology have better Programmatic performance (IPONWEB research)

Agencies that own their Advertising Technology have better Programmatic performance (IPONWEB research)

Nearly half (49%) of all advertising agencies undertake programmatic media buying with their own technology, while 34% combine their own with third party technology and 17% rely exclusively on third party offerings.   Agencies in EMEA lead the way, with 58% in the region relying solely on their own technology; this drops to 56% for North […]