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Ardeshir Akhavan Comments on Innovations in Digital Advertising Technology

While traditional channels still contributed over half of global advertising revenues in 2018, digital has become the star player in the past decade, with advancements in technology continually raising the bar for creatives along with providing new opportunities for marketers. "The advent of mobile devices, faster internet speeds, improving display characteristics, and increasingly accurate analytic tools are among the key drivers of transformation within the advertising landscape. In the coming years, technology will…

Genesis Selects Dealer.com as New Website Digital Advertising Provider

Dealer.com, a Cox Automotive brand, announced it has been selected as a Genesis' website, digital retailing and digital advertising provider. Today, through Dealer.com's Website Choice program, Genesis dealers gain access to a more innovative and personalized digital storefront experience that delivers the technology and expertise for dealers to exceed consumer expectations. Marketing Technology News: CRN Recognizes StorageCraft as a “Coolest Cloud Storage” Company "Connecting a dealer's solutions is more important…

Looking Forward: What Will 2020 Bring for Digital Advertising?

Over the last ten years, digital advertising has come a very long way. At the turn of 2010, we were only beginning to see the very early potential of video ads, we weren’t quite aware of the impact that social media would have on the industry and mobile phones were soon to introduce a new wave of digital advertising. Since then, we’ve seen digital ads and the technologies that power them continue to mature, as consumers become ever more conscious of not only being bombarded by flurries of irrelevant content, but also of…

Malvertising: How It Ruins a User’s Day, and Destroys Their Trust in Digital Advertising

It’s Saturday morning. You have just brewed your first (or second, or even third, no judgments here) cup of coffee, and now you’re lounging on the sofa, checking the local news on your phone. You encounter an ad on the page and suddenly, through no action of your own, you are forcefully redirected through a series of websites at rapid-fire speed, finally landing on a page offering you a $1,000 Amazon gift voucher, as long as you provide them some details, of course. Alternatively, you may have just arrived at your…

Doing the Work from the Outside In: Rewriting the Rules for Digital Advertising

Digital Advertising needs a shakeup. The only way to rebuild, to effect big, bold change, is to do the work from the outside in and rewrite the rules for Digital Advertising. The industry simply must come together around an end-to-end rules-based platform for Marketing that connects brands and agencies through tech to media and consumers with accountability and transparency at each point across the media supply chain. What does it mean to be a “rules-based” platform? In basic terms, the goal is to adopt high standards…

GoZone WiFi Enhances Digital Advertising for Retail, Large Public Venues, and Smart Cities

GoZone WiFi (GoZone), the leading US-based venue intelligence and guest engagement company, has released an advanced WiFi advertising solution which allows venues to further monetize guest WiFi networks. The company’s newest feature release includes interactive campaigns on captive portal and landing pages that enables venues to increase revenue from third-party sponsorships, drive app downloads, and promote branded content. GoZone’s WiFi advertising solution allows enterprise retailers, large public venues, and smart…

Predictions Series: Top 10 Trends in Digital Advertising in 2020

As we approach the “visionary” year of 2020, we took a look at what the New Year has in store for the Digital Advertising industry. Here are key things to watch out for as you plan ahead and finalize your Marketing budgets. 1. Amazon Hits Its Stride 2019 was a phenomenal year for Amazon, supported by a record-breaking Prime Day and a highly successful back-to-school season. Brands have begun to understand the power of advertising on Amazon and the unique opportunity it offers to capture people at the beginning of their…

Digital Advertising Alliance Announces CCPA Tools for Ad Industry

Web and App-Based Tools Will Provide CCPA Opt-Out Mechanisms Giving Users Cross-Industry Control Over Sale of Personal Information The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) announced cross-industry tools for publishers, brands, agencies and adtech in the digital advertising supply chain to provide consumers a clear and recognizable mechanism to opt out under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The DAA guidance calls for web and app publishers to display a CCPA-mandated text link and a unique icon to California…

G5 Launches New Cross-Channel Spend Optimizer That Improves Digital Advertising Performance Up To 25%

New Technology Uses Multi-Touch Attribution to Predict and Maximize Conversions G5, the leader in real estate marketing optimization, is launching Cross-Channel Spend Optimizer that improves digital advertising performance up to 25% and reduces cost-per-click by as much as 15%. An integral part of G5 Smart Digital Advertising, Cross-Channel Spend Optimizer uses advanced multi-touch attribution (MTA) to predict best advertising outcomes and automatically allocate daily ad investments across the campaigns, networks and…

Five Ways 5G Will Change Digital Advertising

Nine months ago, 5G was set to take the mobile and digital world by storm. Depending on who you ask, 5G could be a major boon for digital media, or the latest in a long line of tech developments hyped up way too soon (VR anybody?). 5G, the network that mobile data passes through, doesn’t have a set definition nor standards and tech specifications. But it’s generally agreed that 5G will make data uploads and downloads on mobile devices a whole lot faster. We’re talking about downloading a 3-hour movie via your wireless…

CloudCommerce Benefiting from Powerful Digital Advertising Trend

2019 Is the First Time Digital Advertising Spending in the Us Will Overtake Traditional Advertising CloudCommerce, Inc. (CLWD), a leading provider of digital marketing solutions, commented that it is benefiting from the dramatic transition in the US from traditional advertising to digital advertising. According to eMarketer’s latest forecast, this year will mark a major milestone in the world of advertising. For the first time, digital advertising spending in the US will be greater than traditional advertising spending. By…

Brand Safety Alert: How Toxic is Today’s Programmatic Digital Advertising Environment to Brands, Advertisers, and Publishers?

Ad Tech startup tribeOS innovates digital advertising solutions to best combat brand safety risks  Digital threats to brands represent a powder keg of risk with a short, burning fuse that can explode at any moment, costing brands thousands -- maybe even millions of dollars. First, ad fraud theft can steal anywhere from 5% to nearly 50% of an advertiser's total ad spend. Next, pile on brand safety risks that can damage a brand's reputation, sales and future marketplace presence. Welcome to today's problematic reality…

New Global Research from Accenture Interactive Urges CMOs to Put People Before Data Collection to Deliver a Better Digital Advertising…

Nearly 69% of Consumers Would Stop Doing Business with a Brand If Data Usage Became Too Invasive New global research released by Accenture Interactive offers guidance to chief marketing officers (CMOs) on strategies to use data respectfully and responsibly at a time when a majority of consumers (69%) would not do business with a brand if their data usage was invasive. As the industry celebrates the 25th anniversary of what has been celebrated as one of the first digital banner advertisements and as digital advertising…

MuteSix Announces The Facebook Ads Masterclass, An Advanced Digital Advertising Course to Scale your E-commerce Store

Launching September 26, the new course will empower participants to create paid social cash flow, find new profitable customers, and scale e-commerce businesses MuteSix, an iProspect Company and a full-funnel digital and creative agency, has announced its Facebook Ads Masterclass, launching on September 26, 2019. Geared towards e-commerce professionals, business owners, and marketers, the online class looks to highlight advanced strategies to create affordable and ROI-positive ads. The exclusive creative-focused course…

Bombora and LiveRamp Partnership Signals New Era for SMB Digital Advertising

B2B Marketing can now reach exclusive SMB audiences with breakthrough targeting solution LiveRamp, the trusted platform for accessible and meaningful data, announced a jointly developed solution with Bombora, providing business-to-business (B2B) marketers with a data solution to more accurately connect with small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), an audience that is notoriously hard to identify and target. Leveraging account-based marketing strategies, Bombora and LiveRamp have developed tools to define and target SMB…

The European Digital Advertising Market Continues on Its Growth Trajectory

This July, IAB Europe published the latest edition of its AdEx Benchmark report, which provides facts and figures about the health of the region’s Digital Advertising market in 2018. Since 2008, the study has mapped a trend of sustained double-digit growth. However, as 2018 got underway it was far from certain this trend would continue. Indeed, for the first half of the year, the market showed all the signs of a slowdown. At that point, based on local market signals, we were forecasting that total growth for the year…

AdTheorent Applauded by Frost & Sullivan for its Transformative Digital Advertising Solutions Delivering Real-World, Measurable…

AdTheorent Becomes the First Company to Be Four-Time Recipient of Frost & Sullivan's North American Growth Excellence Leadership Award Based on its recent analysis of the North American digital advertising market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes AdTheorent, Inc. with the 2019 North American Growth Excellence Leadership Award for driving the next-generation of digital advertising strategies.  AdTheorent's innovative platform and technology-enabled services, including its unprecedented data science-as-service…

Mi9 Retail and CitrusAd Form Strategic Partnership to Disrupt $120 Billion Digital Advertising Industry

Mi9 Retail, the leading provider of end-to-end software solutions for retailers, wholesalers and brands, announces a strategic partnership with CitrusAd, the world’s leading retail media platform. Major retailers globally are deploying the CitrusAd platform to grab a greater share of the online advertising revenue dominated by US tech companies such as Amazon, Google, and Facebook. By partnering with CitrusAd, Mi9 will equip its retailers with the ability to better monetize their digital real estate akin to the…

Connected TV is Transforming the Digital Advertising Ecosystem: Extreme Reach’s Latest Video Benchmarks Report Shows 49% of Video Ad…

Impact of CTV's Surging Popularity Includes Highest-Ever Completion Rate and Longer Ad Length With impressions increasing nearly 60 percent year over year, connected TV (CTV) advertising now accounts for nearly half of impressions served, reveals the latest Video Benchmark Report from Extreme Reach (ER), the complete creative asset management solution for the ad industry. Based on Q1 2019 performance metrics from the company's platform, AdBridge, and specifically its proprietary video ad server, the report highlights the…

Connected TV is Transforming the Digital Advertising Ecosystem: ExtremLatest Video Benchmarks Report Shows 49% of Video Ad Impressions Going…

Impact of CTV's surging popularity includes highest-ever completion rate and longer ad length With impressions increasing nearly 60 percent year over year, connected TV (CTV) advertising now accounts for nearly half of impressions served, reveals the latest Video Benchmark Report from Extreme Reach (ER), the complete creative asset management solution for the ad industry. Based on Q1 2019 performance metrics from the company's platform, AdBridgeTM, and specifically its proprietary video ad server, the report highlights the…