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

Posted in advertising, Analytics, Attribution, digital media, interactive advertising, online marketing, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , on August 17, 2017 by gadler

“…“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…”

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Google rolls out similar audiences for Search and Shopping.

Posted in advertising, Google, interactive advertising, search engines, SEM, Uncategorized with tags , , , , on May 1, 2017 by gadler

Now out of beta, similar audiences for Search enables advertisers to target users searching for the same kinds of things as recent site visitors.

http://searchengineland.com/google-rolls-similar-audiences-search-shopping-274210

Newspapers Record Strong Readership, Print Or Digital

Posted in Apps, digital media, Internet Activity & Sites, media, newspaper, publishing, Uncategorized with tags , , , , on December 29, 2016 by gadler

“A Nielsen Scarborough study measured U.S. newspaper readership and found that more than 169 million adults read a newspaper in print, on a Web site or on a mobile app in a month in 2016.

In total, newspapers reach 69% of the U.S. population each month.”

Read the article here: http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/291865/newspapers-record-strong-readership-print-or-digi.html

“eMarketer updated its benchmark estimates for industry-specific digital advertising outlays, noting that broad trends lifted spending across all sectors in 2016.

Posted in Uncategorized on December 22, 2016 by gadler

Increases in spending on video and social media and especially mobile advertising pushed estimates higher for all the industries covered in the report.

In the automotive industry, US digital ad spending will total $9.13 billion in 2016, up 22.4% from 2015. In the second half of 2016, automakers across the board are dealing with a slowdown in sales, especially of sedans, prompting more spending to advertise sales incentives.

Read the entire article here:
https://www.emarketer.com/Article/eMarketer-Updates-Estimates-Industry-Ad-Spending/1014918

Google AdWords to soon break up desktop and tablet – enable mobile base bidding

Posted in advertising, AdWords, Google, interactive advertising, mobile, PPC, search engines, SEM, Uncategorized with tags , , , on May 24, 2016 by gadler

“Google has announced a significant change that will give advertisers more control over device-level bidding in AdWords. The news came during Google Performance Summit in San Francisco, at which Google also said it now handles trillions of searches globally — up from the hundreds of billions most recently stated — with more than half of those searches starting on mobile devices.”

Read Search Engine Land’s Ginny Marvin’s article here: Google AdWords to enable mobile base bidding

IAB Creates Guide For Publishers To Combat Ad Blocking | Digital – AdAge

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on March 8, 2016 by gadler

The Interactive Advertising Bureau’s tech lab took a long hard look at the different options publishers have to deal with ad blockers.

“In an effort to thwart the ever-increasing use of ad blocking software, the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s tech lab has released a guide for publishers groping to respond.

Among the six potential tactics described: paying ad blocking companies to whitelist a site, revenue sharing with readers, and “ad reinsertion,” a method where publishers shoehorn advertisements onto their websites even when visitors show up running blockers.”

Source: IAB Creates Guide For Publishers To Combat Ad Blocking | Digital – AdAge

A first step toward TV-online ratings – Media Life Magazine

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on October 1, 2015 by gadler

“For years, media people have been clamoring for ratings that better reflect people’s evolving viewing patterns, including their increased use of digital devices to watch TV shows.

But Nielsen moves at its own pace, and so despite the clamoring and the growing consumption of digital video, TV and online ratings had remained separate.

Until now….”

Source: A first step toward TV-online ratings – Media Life Magazine

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