Technology-related items are the most popular products for customers looking for Black Friday deals worldwide

Technology-related items are the most popular products for customers looking for Black Friday deals worldwide

Technology-related items are the most popular products for customers looking for Black Friday deals worldwide, but ad copy and images are key to getting conversions, according to new research by Taboola. With Black Friday just a few short weeks away, deal-hunters everywhere are already considering ways to capitalise on the world’s number one shopping day. […]

BDO and WARC’s latest insights report puts year-on-year global martech growth at 22%

BDO and WARC’s latest insights report puts year-on-year global martech growth at 22%

The global marketing technology market is now valued at an estimated $121.5 billion, representing a year-on-year increase of 22%, finds international accountancy and business advisory firm BDO, and WARC, the worldwide authority on advertising and media effectiveness. This and other key findings are included in their ‘Martech: 2020 and Beyond‘ report, published on October 14. For […]

Social media overtakes print to become the third-largest advertising channel, says Zenith

Social media overtakes print to become the third-largest advertising channel, says Zenith

Advertisers will spend more on social media platforms than on print for the first time this year, according to Zenith’s Advertising Expenditure Forecasts, published on October 7. Advertising expenditure on social media will grow 20% this year to reach US$84bn, while advertisers’ combined expenditure on newspapers and magazines will fall 6% to US$69bn. Social media […]

Facebook app no longer indispensable for most mobile users as instant messaging gains momentum

Facebook app no longer indispensable for most mobile users as instant messaging gains momentum

The importance of Facebook as a mobile app in the eyes of consumers across the US, UK, Germany and Northern Europe is in steep decline a major study of 13,000 people by technology-based market research company AudienceProject has found. The study set out to ask consumers in seven markets how indispensable different apps on their mobile […]

Spotify launches first global dynamic audio campaign with Michelob Ultra

Spotify launches first global dynamic audio campaign with Michelob Ultra

Spotify is partnering with AB InBev and Dentsu Aegis Network to create its first global dynamic audio campaign in support of low-calorie beer brand Michelob Ultra. The Michelob Marathon seeks to capitalise on growing consumer appetite for healthy alternatives among those seeking to balance care of their bodies with an active social life. To do so personalised content will […]

Internet advertising will exceed half of global adspend in 2021, says Zenith report

Internet advertising will exceed half of global adspend in 2021, says Zenith report

Internet advertising will account for 52% of global advertising expenditure in 2021, exceeding the 50% mark for the first time, according to Zenith’s Advertising Expenditure Forecasts, published on July 8. That’s up from the 47% of global adspend that internet advertising will account for this year, and 44% in 2018. However, the growth rate is […]

Digital audio ad spend set to pick up ‘significantly’ over next year, according to Global’s DAX

Digital audio ad spend set to pick up ‘significantly’ over next year, according to Global’s DAX

Advertising investment in digital audio can be expected to grow significantly in the UK over the next 12 months, with the majority of advertisers admitting they will pump more money into the channel. A survey of 215 senior and mid-level executives at leading media agencies and UK brand owners, commissioned by Global’s DAX and conducted […]

Global study reveals four key trends shaping consumer behaviours online

Global study reveals four key trends shaping consumer behaviours online

There are four key trends shaping contemporary consumer behaviour, according to a major global study carried out by media agency UM.  Wave X Remix Culture tracked social and digital media usage and motivations from more than 56,000 active internet users across 81 countries and found that the four key behavioural trends (and underlying findings) are: ‘Resist’ – Six […]

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