New ClickZ and Kenshoo research: Marketers focused on stories, mobile and Amazon ads for 2018 holiday push

New ClickZ and Kenshoo research: Marketers focused on stories, mobile and Amazon ads for 2018 holiday push

ClickZ, a digital marketing publication, in partnership with Kenshoo, a global leader in marketing technology, published a new report, Digital Advertising Trends for the 2018 Holiday Season, which shows advertisers at U.S. brands are expanding budget and reach for the 2018 holiday season by putting more advertising dollars toward social media Stories, mobile, and Amazon ads while […]

Over 3bn people will use RCS by 2023, as business spend grows to more than $18bn

Over 3bn people will use RCS by 2023, as business spend grows to more than $18bn

A total of 1.01bn people will use rich communication services (RCS) messaging across 168 mobile operators around the world by the end of next year, according to research from Mobilesquared. This is expected to grow to 3.23bn across 486 mobile operators by the end of 2023. The report identifies that only 5.7 per cent of brands and businesses […]

Ebiquity study finds that “three in four of the top 100 DACH advertisers are still exposed to ad misplacement”

Ebiquity study finds that “three in four of the top 100 DACH advertisers are still exposed to ad misplacement”

Ebiquity, a leading, independent, marketing and media consultancy, announced today the release of a research study in collaboration with online fraud and brand safety specialist, zulu5. Ebiquity’s media practice and zulu5 set out to study the extent to which ad misplacement is still prevalent in the DACH region – or Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It […]

Holiday spending set to jump nearly 25% across the UK, France and Germany this year, finds Adobe

Holiday spending set to jump nearly 25% across the UK, France and Germany this year, finds Adobe

Adobe released its online shopping predictions for the 2018 holiday season (from November to December), which found that spending in the UK, France, and Germany will jump nearly 25% compared with the same period in 2017.  The findings, based on Adobe Analytics data, also reveals shoppers in the UK will spend more than three times […]

Younger consumers are forcing brands to change how they approach influencer marketing

Younger consumers are forcing brands to change how they approach influencer marketing

The demand from consumers for authenticity and transparency within influencer marketing has had a significant change on the purpose the marketing technique serves for businesses in the last year. 60 per cent of digital marketers have seen the purpose of influencer marketing change ‘drastically’ for them in the last 12 months, with 56 per cent […]

More than two-thirds of marketers claim creative quality is being harmed by digital advertising growth

More than two-thirds of marketers claim creative quality is being harmed by digital advertising growth

Sizmek, the world’s largest independent buy-side advertising platform delivering impressions that inspire, announced research that reveals challenges marketers face as they try to balance technology innovation with creativity. The study, which surveyed more than 500 business decision making brand-marketers across Europe and the US, found that over two thirds (67%) believe digital growth in advertising […]

New PubMatic research reveals mobile header bidding volumes nearly double as the technology extends to in-app environments

New PubMatic research reveals mobile header bidding volumes nearly double as the technology extends to in-app environments

PubMatic, the publisher-focused sell-side platform (SSP) for an open digital media future, released its third Quarterly Mobile Index (QMI) of 2018. The report includes key insights around the growth in mobile app advertising, highlighting trends in mobile video, header bidding and the expansion of cross-channel monetisation. The newly released findings will guide publishers and buyers […]

New report from Neuro-Insight highlights under-used potential of sound in creative communications

New report from Neuro-Insight highlights under-used potential of sound in creative communications

Neuro-Insight, a neuroscience-based research company, is launching a new report, entitled: ‘Tuning into sound: the under-used creative resource’.  The report outlines the unique power of audio communication and identifies it as a resource that’s underused by most brands and advertisers, setting out creative and media strategies that can harness sound to optimise communication effectiveness. The […]