From Adweek With millions of Americans quarantined at home due to efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, many have turned to their screens for entertainment. And though TV viewing has risen, and streaming services are enjoying solid gains, gaming has exploded to become the new social currency and a cultural force. The onset of online … Continue reading Gaming Enters The Big Leagues
When it launches on April 6, Quibi will join the likes of Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, Amazon Prime and HBO Now as a premium video-streaming service. Quibi, which is short for “quick bites,” will deliver 10-minute videos (called quibis) rather than the more longer-form programming consumers are accustomed to seeing on the aforementioned platforms. Quibi will … Continue reading Will You Quibi?
The global advertising industry has seen its ups and downs over the years. However, none as widespread beyond national borders and undoubtedly none as uncertain as during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Some facets of the industry have already been or will be affected. However, TV ad executives feel that with increasing numbers of people staying … Continue reading Advertising Amid COVID-19
Today, mobile advertising in the US now exceeds $70 billion. In addition, in-app mobile advertising is set to be worth $226 billion by 2025. However, due to the privacy regulation updates from the main players in the in-app space, we could see a huge decline in ad sales in years to come. With the California … Continue reading In-App Mobile Advertising
TikTok, the Chinese-based video-sharing social network, just experienced its best month ever, with 112.9 million app downloads in February. This made TikTok the most downloaded non-game app worldwide during the month. Social media experts are speculating the momentum may not slow down anytime soon, given the effect that COVID-19 is having on people’s social lives … Continue reading Will TikTok Be Able to Generate Ad Revenue in the U.S.?
Gartner defines atomic content as “dynamically, and often in real-time, combining different content ‘atoms’ to create a more relevant marketing asset and experience that specifically meets the needs of the recipient based on where they are on the customer journey.” With AI and Machine-learning fueling media and creative optimization, now is the right time to … Continue reading What’s an Atomic Ad?
RapCaviar. Brain Food. Most Necessary. Mood Booster. These are all titles of Spotify’s popular and artfully curated playlists. We’re now seeing podcast titles like Last Podcast on the Left added to the list of content that is only available exclusively to Spotify listeners. In the US, primary choices for digital streaming audio are Pandora Radio, … Continue reading Spotify Elevates the Podcast Medium
Remember when Instagram stole the whole Stories idea from Snapchat? Well, it’s been a big win for Facebook with currently 500 million accounts using Stories. One-third of the most viewed Stories are actually coming from businesses, not people. It’s no surprise that Story ads are seeing increased ad revenue. In the third quarter of 2019, … Continue reading What’s Working for Story Ads?
The common marketer views the funnel as one that includes the following stages: Awareness, Consideration, Purchase (Intent) and Post-Purchase. Most marketers leverage paid search as a tactic to support the lower end of that funnel. That makes sense. Paid search is great for converting lower-funnel traffic into customers. But paid search can also be effective … Continue reading Successfully Leveraging Paid Search as a Top-of-Funnel Tactic
If you find yourself scrambling to get ready for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), now that we’re officially into 2020, take a deep breath and don’t panic. Don’t fret, you aren’t alone. Hopefully the guide below will be a starting point on your journey of digging deeper into CCPA details. What Is CCPA? CCPA … Continue reading CCPA Refresh
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