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 […]

PubMatic, Publicis Media kick-off targeted private marketplace for the World Cup

PubMatic, Publicis Media kick-off targeted private marketplace for the World Cup

PubMatic, a publisher-focused sell-side platform (SSP), has announced the launch of an exclusive Targeted Private Marketplace (PMP) with Publicis Media. The self-service tool will create high-quality PMP deals at scale for marketers, based on unique sports audience segments across PubMatic’s premium Asia and global publishers. The exclusivity of this partnership will initially be available in […]

SpotX will now use Nielsen connected TV data to measure campaigns

SpotX will now use Nielsen connected TV data to measure campaigns

Supply side ad platform SpotX said it will be using Nielsen audience data for connected TV to evaluate ad campaigns that buy spots in programming on both traditional TV and over-the-top programming. With viewing through connected devices rising, SpotX said it is increasingly important for advertisers to understand their total campaign audience. SpotX will take […]

Marketers pull back spend on Facebook and Google due to false metrics, according to CMO Council

Marketers pull back spend on Facebook and Google due to false metrics, according to CMO Council

According to 62% of marketers surveyed by the Chief Marketing Officer Council, reports about false and faulty metrics have caused them to pull back on spend. While 38% have started to question advertising rates, 24% have already reduced spend with Facebook and Google. In fact, negative headlines about Facebook and Google has had a knock-on […]

92% of marketers plan to ramp up Instagram influencer efforts, according to Activate

92% of marketers plan to ramp up Instagram influencer efforts, according to Activate

Instagram and blogs are seeing greater partnership activity between social influencers and marketers this year, according to a study released by influencer marketing platform Activate. Eighty-eight percent of influencers and 92% of marketers said they plan to use the image-sharing platform for more campaigns than last year. Meanwhile, 89% of influencers and 86% of marketers […]

Marketers must share responsibility for GDPR compliance, according to Digital Marketing Institute

Marketers must share responsibility for GDPR compliance, according to Digital Marketing Institute

With just one month to go until the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) come into effect, the Digital Marketing Institute, which sets the global standard for digital marketing education and practices, has said that marketers must take more responsibility within organisations when it comes to preparing for, and upholding, GDPR compliant practices. According to […]

71% of voice searchers don’t make purchases, according to NetElixir

71% of voice searchers don’t make purchases, according to NetElixir

Though adoption is growing at a rapid pace, voice-enabled technology is still nascent and not used often for buying, with the majority of purchases going toward media, entertainment and household products, according to a study by retail search marketing firm NetElixir. Of the 1,000 U.S. adults surveyed, a majority use voice assistants to search for […]

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