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. […]

Mobile share of advertising market to exceed 30% in 2020, according to Zenith

Mobile share of advertising market to exceed 30% in 2020, according to Zenith

Mobile advertising will account for 30.5% of global advertising expenditure in 2020, up from 19.2% in 2017, according to Zenith’s Advertising Expenditure Forecasts, published on June 18. Expenditure on mobile advertising will total US$187bn in 2020, more than twice the US$88bn spent on desktop advertising, and just US$5bn behind the US$192bn spent on television advertising. At […]

Advertisers invest more in digital to drive brand growth, according to Zenith

Advertisers invest more in digital to drive brand growth, according to Zenith

Amid growing industry speculation about cuts to digital advertising budgets, Zenith has found no evidence that advertisers as a whole are shifting budgets away from online advertising – in fact, its share of global advertising expenditure continues to rise rapidly. Zenith forecasts that advertisers will spend 40.2% of their budgets on online advertising this year, […]