A comprehensive report published by Google about worldwide display trends that publishers and digital planners may find useful in planning digital strategies. The metrics are derived from Google publisher products—DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP), the DoubleClick Ad Exchange, and Google AdSense network—and provide commentary on various display patterns. Inisghts : -how can publishers balance direct sales… Read more »

Privacy and Tracking in a Post-Cookie World – an IAB US Whitepaper

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Privacy and Tracking in a Post-Cookie World is an IAB US Whitepaper addressing the limitations of the traditional cookie for providing  persistent user privacy choices and tracking in our evolving multi-device, multi-environment digital landscape. This whitepaper defines guiding principles for stakeholders, evaluates five alternative state management solution classes against these principles, and educates readers on the current… Read more »

IAB US releases Native Advertising Playbook

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Native has become a hot topic in the advertising marketplace, but for the practice to flourish further, it needs consensus on definitions and structure. In response, the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB US) and its Native Advertising Task Force has released the “IAB Native Advertising Playbook” to serve as a consistent framework for the discussion surrounding… Read more »

Key developments in location based and contextual messaging – an IAB UK whitepaper

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This new whitepaper from the IAB UK’s Future Trends Working Group examines key developments in location based services and contextual messaging. Experts from Isobar, CEG Europe, Carat Global, TMW and the IAB UK consider where next for location based services and contextual messaging, and explore the opportunities that these practises open up for consumers willing to… Read more »

IAB Belgium Whitepaper on Automated Trading – November 2013

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The evolution of the display advertising market over the past few years has been phenomenal. Among other technology advancements, the emergence of cloud computing and affordable automated technologies which allow efficient data management have created new possibilities to serve both advertisers and publishers needs. Automated trading and programmatic buying enables marketers to consolidate customer interactions… Read more »

Customer Engagement in Omni-Channel Marketing – IAB US and Winterberry Group Whitepaper

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The IAB US and Winterberry Group just released a first-of-its-kind report, surveying 120+ executives to examine customer engagement strategies in omnichannel marketing.The study found 91% are interested in cross-platform marketing and 82% plan on investing in such strategies soon. This whitepaper will explore the origins and likely evolution of omnichannel customer engagement strategies. Based on… Read more »

Efficiency and Effectiveness in Digital Advertising – Boston Consulting Group/Google

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Digital advertising delivers powerful results for advertisers – but running digital campaigns has become very complex. Google commissioned The Boston Consulting Group to better understand the potential to improve efficiency and create more value in digital campaigns. Using “lean” methodology to map the end-to-end process of 24 digital campaigns across 15 digital marketers in Europe,… Read more »

45 million reasons and counting to check out the NewFronts

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IAB US has released “45 Million Reasons and Counting to Check Out the NewFronts,” an in-depth research study focused on the growing reach and impact of digital video – revealing that original professional online video captures the attention of 45 million U.S. viewers per month. The study was conducted in partnership with GfK and surveyed… Read more »