Wednesday, July 23, 2014
  • Edward Jones Launches Recruitment Campaign

    Edward Jones launched an online recruitment campaign that encourages potential employees to "make more than just a living." An online video, "Notes of Thanks," targets professionals with five to eight years of experience by showcasing a more personal side to a career: the relationships forged between financial adviser and client. Edward Jones hopes to expand to 20,000 financial advisers by 2020. The video follows the life of an Edward Jones financial adviser. His desk is filled with thank-you cards and party invitations from clients he's helped over the years. The man isn't just a business relationship; he's become a part ... ...Read the whole story

  • Streaming Video Enjoys Uptick, But Pay TV Challenged

    Streaming video continues to grow, and at times complement, pay TV viewing. while one-third of U.S. homes -- 34% -- have streamed video in the previous month, the majority of those streaming homes also purchased pay TV services. ...Read the whole story

  • Pay TV Market Stabilizes, Will Climb Globally

    Although the U.S. pay TV market has had rough times of late -- thanks to big losses in video subscribers from traditional cable operators -- estimates are that the overall market has stabilized a bit. This year, it's estimated the cable market will total 113.2 million subscribers. ...Read the whole story

  • WideOrbit Gets Serious About Programmatic, Buys Ad Tech Provider Admeta

    WideOrbit, an ad management software firm, on Wednesday announced it has acquired Admeta, a Sweden-based supply-side platform (SSP) technology provider. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. ...Read the whole story

  • Connected TV Device Market Set To Explode

    If you don't have a streaming media player (or two) by now, it's likely you will in the next few years. According to the NPD Group, the number of streaming media devices in the U.S. will reach 204 million by 2017, an increase of 100% and a total that will be more than double the number of projected households connected to the Internet. ...Read the whole story

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Whither The Digital TV-Video Upfront Now?

For all the efforts of the digital media companies during the Newfront presentations, what was the ultimate result? Listening to the traditional TV media executives, the upfront market was still a hard road to travel. In ...More