69% of digital media will be programmatic in 2020 – Zenith’ Programmatic Marketing Forecasts

Programmatic adspend to exceed US$100bn for the first time in 2019

69% of digital media will be programmatic in 2020 – Zenith’ Programmatic Marketing Forecasts

  While programmatic continues to rise, its adspend growth is slowing due to industry challenges of privacy and supply-chain that must be addressed to resume faster growth   Brands need to develop new targeting techniques using first-party data and customer data platforms in response to the ongoing death of the cookieUK-specific:   We forecast continued […]

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 […]

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 […]

Booming internet ads power faster global adspend growth, says Zenith

Booming internet ads power faster global adspend growth, says Zenith

Stronger-than-expected internet advertising will drive 4.7% growth in total global adspend in 2019, according to Zenith’s Advertising Expenditure Forecasts, published on March 25. That’s substantially ahead of the 4.0% forecast made in the previous edition of the report, published in December 2018. Zenith forecasts 4.6% growth in both 2020 and 2021, ahead of previous forecasts […]

Personal and targeted communication is driving ad growth, according to Zenith

Personal and targeted communication is driving ad growth, according to Zenith

Online video and paid search are driving the growth in global adspend, as advertisers focus on personalised and targeted communications, according to Zenith’s Advertising Expenditure Forecasts, published December 3. With advertisers now able to use these channels to target with pinpoint accuracy and serve personalised messages, they are increasing both the efficiency and effectiveness of […]

65% of digital media to be programmatic in 2019, according to Zenith’s ad spend report

65% of digital media to be programmatic in 2019, according to Zenith’s ad spend report

65% of all money spent on advertising in digital media in 2019 will be traded programmatically, according to Zenith’s Programmatic Marketing Forecasts, published on November 19. Advertisers will spend US$84bn programmatically next year, up from US$70bn this year, which represents 62% of digital media expenditure. Zenith predict that in 2020 advertisers will spend US$98bn on […]

Brands must reorganise to maximise eCommerce growth, according to Zenith

Brands must reorganise to maximise eCommerce growth, according to Zenith

Many brands are missing out on driving growth through new commerce platforms as their marketing and sales teams are not structured to leverage these opportunities. This is the key finding from Zenith’s latest research: Five Commerce Imperatives for Marketers. Traditionally, brands have had separate sales and marketing teams, often with different objectives. Marketing teams need […]

Search and social to drive 67% of adspend growth by 2020, says Zenith’s Ad Expenditure Forecasts

Search and social to drive 67% of adspend growth by 2020, says Zenith’s Ad Expenditure Forecasts

Two thirds of all the growth in global advertising expenditure between 2017 and 2020 will come from paid search and social media ads, according to Zenith’s Advertising Expenditure Forecasts, published on September 24. Over this period, total spending will increase from US$86bn to US$109bn on paid search, and from US$48bn to US$76bn on social media. […]