February ad spend was down 8.04% year-over-year, according to Tinuiti's report. Magna revised its 2023 U.S. ad-spending growth projection down from 3.7% to 3.4%, but expects a pick-up in investment in
the second half of the year driven by ad-supported video streaming.
The U.S. Ad Market Tracker fell for the ninth consecutive month in March, signaling a continuing weakening of demand from the nation's biggest national advertisers and agencies.
Cybersecurity company Human has released its 2023 Enterprise Bot Fraud Benchmark Report, revealing a continued increase in sophisticated bot attacks and the impact on companies.
The study examined how ad creative impacts 61 metrics including lift, search intent, click-through rates and more in the consumer product group, automotive and other verticals. Creative quality can
lead to 23% aided ad-recall, which drops to 2% for ads with poor creative quality. The study found that consumers looking for a product are 20% more likely to notice and 13% more likely to enjoy ads
with improved visuals such as human presence, product images, or prominent logo placement.
Winterberry Group research aims to provide greater insight into the analytics market, examining and defining the current and future state of marketing analytics, industry challenges and factors for
"One hypothesis about the gap between interest and investment is that many companies which have interest are still 'sitting on the sidelines' and don't know how (or where) to get started," the diverse
supplier report notes.
A new report doesn't answer that, but it shows Twitter is the top place they share professional content, while LinkedIn is No. 1 for consuming it.
When consumers step away from "connected experiences," the view into what they are doing is often lost. DOOH can be the canvas to recapture their attention and sustain the consumer journey as the
brand moves them to a dealership experience. In this session, Walton Isaacson's Managing Director of Digital Innovation, Albert Thompson, and Lexus' GM-Western Area, Marcus Williams, outline how DOOH
was leveraged during the December to Remember Sales event for 2022.
As compelling and absorbing for users, especially younger ones, as it is controversial among policymakers, TikTok witnessed some of the most creative uses of media last cycle. But did it matter? How
did TikTok impact recognition, persuasion, and GOTV? How did campaigns rise to the challenge of connecting with younger voters and creating an authentic voice? And how do you stay true both to the
ethos of the platform and the principles of your candidate? The DGA is one of the largest Democratic political accounts on TikTok. Digital Director Laura Carlson, Social Media Manager Emma Stein, and
Creative Assistant Jacqueline Zegler of the Democratic Governors Association highlight the best uses of TikTok from recent campaigns and will set expectations for what TikTok can and can't do.
"Only ad networks/exchanges showed lift," reads an analysis from Standard Media Index, which shows video sites crashing 9% due to year-ago comps with Winter Olympics sales.
MoffettNathanson forecasts NBCU and Warner Bros. Discovery will see declines in content spending this year while others will climb. Walt Disney will lead all big media companies, followed by NBCU,
Warner Bros Discovery, Paramount and Netflix.
The ARF said the atlas is part of its ongoing "attention validation initiative," and a preliminary version will be released in late April.
"The data clearly debunks the perception of globalization going into reverse gear. Globalization is not just a buzzword, it's a powerful force that has transformed our world for the better," says DHL
CEO John Pearson, adding: "we can build a brighter future that benefits us all, creating a world that is more interconnected, more prosperous and more peaceful than ever before."
A new study from the agency shows the perception of "corporate greed" is one of the fastest-growing inflation concerns among U.S. consumers.
Just weeks after pulling its massive media account from long-time agency Horizon, new data reveals that GEICO has become a lot less massive as an insurance category advertiser. So have its peers.
The study from Europe's DMEXCO finds just one in ten marketing executives have any concrete plans for applying AI.
Independent agency SCS calls "phygital phantoms" a new mobile consumer archetype. As for Aliens, well, you'll have to keep reading (but not viewing) to learn about that.
Americans have a dismal view of the national news media. Only 26% have a favorable opinion, while 53% have an unfavorable one, according to American Views 2022: Part 2, a Gallup/Knight Foundation
study released last week.
After being named as one of the Most Innovative Companies in 2021, Avocados From Mexico has continued working on bringing Innovation to the next level. Avocados From Mexico's Director of Media, Data
and Analytics, Jovanny Martinez, discusses how Avocados From Mexico drives both brand and performance marketing by building purposeful innovation through creative testing, media optimization, and
No, not that kind of "short," but the kind of short-form video ad formats popularized by TikTok and gaining traction with YouTube and Meta, GroupM and Horizon execs tell Wall Street analysts.
A late 2022 Gallup poll says Americans' trust in mass media to report news "fully, accurately and fairly" is essentially unchanged. There is lots of mistrust -- but also "trust' -- at certain levels.
This most likely is the most anticlimactic Agency of The Year award profile I will ever write. That's because I called GroupM as our probable holding company-level entity of the year at the mid-year
mark back in July, based on what it had already accomplished by that point. I added that it was GroupM's to lose, and challenged its peers to step up and prove me wrong.
Fabre-Hernoux says privileged access to the inside thinking about and application of some of the most powerful consumer data insights in the world prepared her to innovate the way Wavemaker and parent
GroupM handle it.
The data shows an 18-point brand lift advantage coming from Democrats for the Disney brand, as well as some surprising results that American political polarization is having on major consumer and
Media and marketing analytics firm Kantar has formed what it is calling its Global Connected Data Solutions Team within its Profiles division. The team is led by Jason Dodge as
managing director, and will be dedicated to helping advertisers maximize first-party data usage for audience segmentation and media activation. Dodge joined Kantar in 2018 as a data
solutions expert for the Americas. Earlier he served at Wunderman Data and Epsilon. Kantar is owned by WPP and Bain.
Prebiotic soda Poppi became one of the fastest growing non-alcoholic beverages in the U.S. in part from mastering emerging social channels. But how did Poppi go viral on TikTok with over 48.5M views
from a single post, rank #1 on Amazon search for "soda", and sell over half a million dollars of online purchases in just one day? Poppi's Co-Founder and Chief Brand Officer, Allison Ellsworth, shares
how leveraging TikTok became a main awareness and growth driver and how Poppi's cultural cachet was built through organic social, influencers and content creators. We will explore how D2C brands can
benefit from these tactics, maneuver limited media budgets, and ultimately create a brand consumers love.
Media companies are told that their future audience is, well, everywhere. Content needs to flow into everything from 2D forever scrolls to Metaverses, CTV episodes to TikTok/YT/IG "shorts," game
worlds to gas station pumps. IGN Entertainment's VP, Publisher, John Davison, explains how one of the largest, and oldest, digital entertainment sources is rebuilding both their programming and
monetization strategy around fluid audience media behaviors. How can publishers future-proof a foundation that adapts to the next TikTok, the next rideshare media network, the next ultraverse?
BDG has acquired ten companies in less than a decade. But it isn't about the transaction. A successful M&A boils down to culture, transparency, and integration. Bustle Digital Group's Executive Vice
President, Sharmi Gandhi, shared lessons learned from overseeing many of these deals. She explores how companies can prepare pre-close to set up a successful acquisition post-close.
Instagram, TikTok and Spotify all joined the top 100 "most connected" U.S. brands this year, according to an annual study released by Opinium this morning.
"To you from failing hands we throw the torch for you to hold it high," Brian Wieser said, praising Kate Scott-Dawkins as GroupM's new chief ad industry forecaster.