Category: Display Advertising

Amazon now 3rd-biggest digital ad seller in US

Amazon is set to bring in $4.61 billion from digital advertising this year, according to a new estimate from eMarketer. That only represents 4.1 percent of US digital ad spending. In surpassing Oath and Microsoft, Amazon is now the front-runner...

/ September 19, 2018

Target acquired: How to define and use your ideal target market

Ironically enough, when it comes to promoting themselves, many businesses jump straight into marketing and forget to really think about the most important part of marketing: their target market. This problem isn’t just limited to new entrepreneurs or start-ups, either....

/ September 14, 2018

Exclusive: Survey shows social media poised to capture holiday ad spend

With consumer confidence at an all-time high, we should all expect increased ad spend with new and emerging technologies, like location data tools and social media analytical platforms, to directly reach the 2018 holiday shopper. So how will marketers develop...

/ September 13, 2018

4 lessons learned from 200,000 Amazon beauty, personal care product pages

Nearly 70 percent of consumers say they search for and purchase beauty and personal products on Amazon. This will come as no surprise to anyone watching or involved in the space.  Increasingly, consumers have been opting for digital convenience from the beauty...

/ September 13, 2018

Oath combines its ad tech assets under new Oath Ad Platforms brand

Verizon-owned Oath has unified its ad tech stack under the new brand name Oath Ad Platforms. The effort has been underway for more than a year and follows Google and Amazon’s ad tech stack consolidations in recent months. Oath Ad...

/ September 11, 2018

Amazon streamlines ad products under new Amazon Advertising brand

Amazon announced Wednesday that it is unifying its disparate ad products and systems under one brand, Amazon Advertising. The brand states that Amazon Media Group (AMG) for managed display and video services, Amazon Marketing Services (AMS) for seller ads on...

/ September 5, 2018

Here’s why you should crowdsource your programmatic creatives

It’s not often that marketers get to kick back and relax while customers do their job for them, but when you adopt user-generated content (UGC) as your creative, that’s how it works. Coca Cola’s “Share a Coke” campaign is a...

/ August 31, 2018

A kickback stampede: Why Google’s EU comparison shopping program may carry risk

Cast your mind back to June 2017. The birds sang, the sun shone and Google received a record-breaking fine of €2.4 billion ($2.8 billion). But why, exactly? In a verdict that provoked differing opinions, European Union (EU) regulators ruled when...

/ August 30, 2018

Without identity, retailer ad retargeting misses the mark

“Are we there yet?” As any parent who has endured a summer road trip with young, easily bored children can attest, there is no question more annoying. Especially after hearing it repeated ten times… within the first half hour. Sound...

/ August 30, 2018

Forrester report: Video ad spending expected to hit $103B in 2023

Advertisers will spend a staggering $102.8 billion dollars a year on video ads by 2023, according to a recent Forrester report. That number is up from $90.7 billion this year. Forrester Analytics: Video Advertising Forecast, 2018 To 2023 (US) (free by...

/ August 27, 2018