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Ahead of Digital NewFronts, YouTube and Hulu Reign Supreme, Finds Matrix Solutions

New Forecast from Matrix Solutions Reveals Americans Aren’t Excited About Video Content from the Majority of Companies Presenting at NewFronts Ahead of the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s Digital NewFronts, the premier event to showcase the latest in original digital video programming, research reveals that more than half (57%) of Americans who have watched original digital content in the last year are most excited for content from YouTube, trailed by Hulu, which garnered excitement around its original video content from…

Why Your Brand Needs to Become [P]interesting to Reign Social ROI

Brands that have not yet looked at Pinterest to amplify their social ROI could be missing out on a big piece of the revenue pie. If you are a marketer, there’s a lot to like and explore on Pinterest. Going by modern standards of Pinterest Marketing, it’s quite a heady cocktail of social, search, and shopping (purchase or buy). From a very humble beginning in 2011, Pinterest today is valued at over $11 billion and has over 175 million MAU. Pinterest is not the usual run on the mill social networking platform. In fact, it…

Tech Superwomen Summit 2018 Adds New Speakers And Sponsors To San Francisco Lineup

Superwomen Summit Will Host Distinguished Champions of Diversity in Tech, Including Nora Denzel and Makinde Adeagbo Tech By Superwomen, a movement changing the women in tech conversation to one on data and culture for everyone, announced the addition of new speakers and sponsors to its Tech Superwomen Summit (TSWS18) program. The event takes place May 3-4, 2018 at the City View at Metreon in San Francisco. TSWS18 is committed to helping enable greater diversity in the tech space, bringing women and men together to speak…

How to Build Context-Based Email Lists Using Social Media

Embrace the Power of Social and Email to Propel Customer Engagement and Eventually, Lead Generation and Conversion Social media continues to be the most innovative channel for content marketers and brand agencies to promote content and build a credible audience-base. According to We Are Social, there were 2.8 billion users on social media in 2017 globally. In 2018, social continues to be at the forefront of marketing battles. Social pages for businesses have become a marketing staple. Easy to use, share, react, and…

SXSW: Mobile Video, YouTube, Facebook – 3 Data-Driven Takeaways

Though its overall influence has waned over the years, SXSW still spotlights some of the biggest trends and challenges in digital advertising and media. 2018 was no different. From brand safety and transparency to Facebook and mobile video, Austin was a hotbed for discussing problems and predicting how we can fix them. But what I found interesting was how central data was in each conversation. With that in mind, here are three data-driven takeaways out of SXSW, based on what I saw and heard. The Surge in Mobile Video…

Alight Analytics Launches-ChannelMix, Sports Marketing Analytics Solution

ChannelMix, The Sports Marketing Analytics Solution, Automatically Collects and Organizes ALL Social Media Data From Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, SnapChat and All Other Fan Engagement Platforms Alight Analytics, the industry leader in marketing analytics, launches a new product to help professional sports teams, leagues and other sporting organizations better understand — and monetize — the massive fan engagement with their brand. The National Basketball Association and the Memphis Grizzlies are the first two…

Facebook Tops YouTube for Branded Video Ads According to New Study by Clinch

Study by Clinch Finds that Brand Marketers are Investing in Social Platforms but Aren't Necessarily Leveraging the Right Creative to Maximize ROI Top marketers know that digital video is one of the most powerful tools to increase consumer engagement and brand loyalty. In fact, according to a new study from Clinch, a creative technology company that powers dynamic, personalized video advertising, brand marketers are ramping up their production of digital videos with an emphasis on creating campaigns specifically…

Two Ways Brand Safety is Affecting Demand-Side Platforms

According to a study from the CMO Council, 72 percent of marketers are concerned about brand safety. Similarly, 78 percent feel their brand’s reputation has been tarnished by the accidental placement of ads alongside controversial content. In the wake of recent brand safety worries, transparency has become a major issue for advertisers. Now, we’re witnessing the effect these concerns have on how advertisers buy and the demand-side platforms they use. To take a closer look at this phenomenon, my company, MediaRadar,…

YouTube’s Top Kids’ Influencers Announce Participation in SuperAwesome’s SafeFam Program

At Kidscreen Summit 2018, over thirty YouTubers and five agencies announced participation in SuperAwesome’s SafeFam initiative. SafeFam’s content certification is designed for young YouTubers and their parents to better understand and navigate the digital safety and privacy requirements of the under-13 audience on YouTube. Creators who have already signed up include DenisDaily and the rest of The Pals, SuperHeroKids, Gabe and Garrett, Grace’s World, Annie Rose, Hope Marie, The Daya Daily, The Fizz Family, The Crafty…

OTT Explosion Provides Safe Platform For Marketers

The topic of OTT Explosion was a dominant force at CES this year. Maybe not as the unequivocal future of video programming, but at least as an offering on par with cable and satellite offerings. We know OTT’s been growing quickly in recent years (users doubled in 2017), so its prominence is no surprise. Pulling even with “traditional TV” is the surprising development, however, as the stage is now set for streaming to change the conversation around advertising as well. OTT now migrates from a side bucket of digital spend…

Digital Content Next Report Finds Facebook, Google Experiences Together Account for Less Than 5% of Total Digital Revenue for Publishers

Video Revenue Drives Growth for Publishers; Snapchat's Ad Product Portfolio Is Failing Publishers A research report released recently by trade association Digital Content Next (DCN) – the "DCN Distributed Content Revenue Benchmark Report" – offers in-depth insights into how Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube and other platforms are partnering with premium digital publishers to attract users and grow advertising revenue. As the only trade association exclusively dedicated to trusted, high-quality digital content…

Technology and Transparency: The Growing Horizon of AI, Cybersecurity, Blockchain and the Battle Against Ad Fraud

“Talk to an expert in the tech field and they will tell you one certain fact about the future; it's going to involve AI.” Wouldn't you agree? In our part 4 of the Predictions Series 2018, we make an attempt to delve deeper into the newer technologies in marketing, sales, and advertising. Untangling the bits and pieces of what's to come in 2018, we bring insights from senior executives at Blis, HIRO Media, LiveWorld, PandaDoc, and CrossInstall. Shifting Sands in B2B Marketing in 2018: New Avenues in Self-Service…

3 Reasons Why Data Storytelling Will Be A Top Marketing Trend of 2018

Think back to the last text-heavy presentation you sat through. Or maybe I should say endured because we all know how boring it can be to look at words on a screen. In our ever-changing, meme-loving world where instant, snapshotted communication reigns supreme, creating visual ways to transmit data in the office is increasingly important. This importance isn’t just about aesthetic appeal; it turns out that the way we tell stories using data can positively impact your company’s bottom line. A study that looked at reader…

The “New” Path to Scale

In today’s media world the big keep getting bigger, Google/YouTube and Facebook/Instagram count their users in the billions while traditional media companies continue to consolidate into massive platforms – think Comcast/Universal/NBC. Scale is a prerequisite for any meaningful marketing discussion. As a basic ingredient in the proverbial marketing soup of any brand marketer, scale is no longer a point of differentiation, but rather a starting point. Also Read: Why the Tug-of-War Will Continue in 2018 Social Marketing…

More Than Half of Smartphone Users Stream Video Content on Their Device

Usage of TV-connected Devices Is Also On The Rise, As More Consumers Stream Content At Home And On The Go, According To NPD According to global information provider, The NPD Group, 57 percent of all US smartphone users access video content via an app at least once a month, with iOS users more likely than Android users to access video content, 66 percent versus 49 percent, respectively. Streaming video is the number one driver of cellular and Wi-Fi data consumption on mobile and fixed networks, accounting for 78 percent of…

Competitive Intelligence and Backlink Audits—What Marketers Need to Know from the Latest SEMrush Study

September 27 Was World Tourism Day. The Theme Of World Tourism Day 2017 Was “Sustainable Tourism— A Tool For Development.” To show how top businesses see tourism as a potent driver of economic growth, leading online marketing intelligence and analytics company SEMrush, released the “SEMrush Website Airline and Keyword Study.” The study highlights the top destinations, top travels and the main channels that generate the highest traffic streams for the travel industry. On key words for destinations and website traffic…

Collaboration is Key in Conquering Brand Safety

Despite accounting for an impressive two-thirds of US digital ad spend in 2016, the path of programmatic has by no means run smooth. While it is true that programmatic has proven its worth as a cost-effective, far-reaching method of advertising, recent industry developments – such as the revelation that major brands have unknowingly funded terrorism by allowing ads to appear alongside extremist content – have brought long-harbored concerns around brand safety swiftly to the fore. The explosive investigation by British…