AI crucial to the future of marketing, according to Relay42

AI crucial to the future of marketing, according to Relay42

Relay42, a company that empowers marketers to create AI-driven customer journeys, has published a socially-sourced whitepaper that provides a unique view of the relationship between marketing and technology. The whitepaper, entitled ‘Cross-channel Personalization: The Heart of Customer-centricity’, found that the potential of technology to make the marketing function more effective and sophisticated cannot be underestimated […]

Over 30% of Brits would let brands sponsor their photos on social media, according to OnBuy

Over 30% of Brits would let brands sponsor their photos on social media, according to OnBuy

Brand engagement with consumers has significantly evolved over time. The rapid rise of the internet and social media has facilitated companies with a growing variety of platforms to create more personalised interactions with their brand. This in turn has enabled brands to harvest loyal consumers who follow their every action and become early adopters of […]

New Liftoff data shows Europeans 500 per cent less likely to use finance apps

New Liftoff data shows Europeans 500 per cent less likely to use finance apps

A new study by app marketing firm Liftoff has revealed some surprising insights into consumer behaviours around mobile finance, most notably the fact that EMEA consumers are around 500 per cent less likely to activate a mobile finance app than their counterparts in APAC and the US. Liftoff’s figures, based on almost 8.7bn ad impressions, show that […]

Display ads continues to be largest driver of digital publisher revenue, according to AOP and Deloitte

Display ads continues to be largest driver of digital publisher revenue, according to AOP and Deloitte

Publishers’ total digital revenue has increased by 5.6% on a 12-month rolling basis to December 2017, largely driven by display advertising, according to new research. Findings from the latest Digital Publishers Revenue Index (DPRI), a quarterly report on UK publishing from the Association for Online Publishing (AOP) and Deloitte, reveals publishers experienced a 5.6% growth […]

More than 80% of digital display ads in the US to be bought programmatically in 2018, according to eMarketer

More than 80% of digital display ads in the US to be bought programmatically in 2018, according to eMarketer

Over $46 billion will go to programmatic advertising in the US in 2018, according to eMarketer’s latest programmatic forecast—about $10 billion more than last year. That means 82.5% of all US digital display ads will be bought via automated channels in 2018. “Significant momentum behind programmatic ad buying now focuses on its rich audience targeting […]

Integral Ad Science Media Quality Report: Video ad engagement rises in the UK

Integral Ad Science Media Quality Report: Video ad engagement rises in the UK

UK desktop video ad viewability rose by 7.9 percentage points during 2017, driven by a narrowing performance gap between programmatic and publisher direct trading, according to new research. The latest Integral Ad Science Media Quality Report highlights the state of viewability, brand safety, and ad fraud within the UK digital advertising industry The H2 2017 report highlights […]

UK marketers will spend more than £3bn on social network ads in 2018, according to eMarketer

UK marketers will spend more than £3bn on social network ads in 2018, according to eMarketer

One-fourth of all UK digital ad spending is set to go to social networks this year as marketers increase their spending on platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat to over £3bn. According to eMarketer, UK marketers will spend £3.3bn on social network advertising this year, up 24 per cent from 2017. This forecast has been […]