5 tips for measuring marketing effectiveness across the funnel | Amazon Advertising

Here are five of our top tips for measuring and optimizing your full-funnel strategy to deliver greater efficiency for your budget and enhanced experiences for your customers. — Read on advertising.amazon.com/blog/5-tips-for-measuring-marketing-effectiveness-across-the-funnel

Why are we still making it so hard to understand Addressable TV?

The marketplace for addressable TV cannot truly scale until the industry speaks the same language, understands the opportunies and creates standards.  — Read on adage.com/article/cadent/why-are-we-still-making-it-so-hard-understand-addressable-tv/2202041

What the numbers tell us about the current voice search opportunity

Despite the rapid growth of voice and virtual assistant adoption, platforms like Google and Amazon have yet to provide businesses with the ability to segment voice interactions from typed interactions in performance reports. This makes it difficult to fully assess the role of voice search and virtual assistants at present, but there are some signals … Continue reading What the numbers tell us about the current voice search opportunity

Google featured snippets can now jump to section of content it is sourcing – Search Engine Land

Google can now link to some content it is showing in their search results in a new way. Instead of just linking to the page, Google can anchor you to the exact spot of the answer you are looking for and highlight the block of text that is most relevant to your query. — Read … Continue reading Google featured snippets can now jump to section of content it is sourcing – Search Engine Land

How Search Intent Is Redefining the Marketing Funnel – Think with Google

Today’s customer journey does not follow a linear path to purchase. Their consideration set is varying and reshaping the marketing funnel along the way. — Read on http://www.thinkwithgoogle.com/feature/search-intent-marketing-funnel/

TV’s Most Interesting Ads: Served by CBS, Hulu, Samantha Bee – Variety

TV is heading for a commercial breakdown. TV networks are set to broadcast many of the same old ads viewers have grown accustomed to seeing for dozens of years. And yet, executives hope they can make those spots more interesting, more timely and harder to ignore by finding new ways to distribute them and measure … Continue reading TV’s Most Interesting Ads: Served by CBS, Hulu, Samantha Bee – Variety

What is GDPR & How Does It Affect Me?

What Is GDPR? GDPR is the General Data Protection Regulation, which is coming from the EU and associated countries. Its purpose is to finally make good on a legal question from several years ago about how data is used and whether individuals own the data that they create by interacting with websites online. The courts … Continue reading What is GDPR & How Does It Affect Me?

In a programmatic media world, it’s easy to lose sight of context as advertisers chase audiences wherever they are. But heightened brand-safety fears among advertisers, triggered by ad fraud and other bad practices highlighted throughout the year, are slowly but surely swinging the pendulum away from reach-driven, audience-only targeting, toward valuing the context of the environments.

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Internet mysteries: Why does last-touch attribution persist? Digiday

“…“By [using last-touch], they (advertisers) spend too much on customers who were going to buy anyway and not enough on customers in the decision-making process…”