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Breaking: Google Ads to Phase Out Modified Broad Match

Posted in advertising, AdWords, Google, interactive advertising, PPC, search engines, SEM with tags , , , , , , on February 5, 2021 by gadler

Google announced today what is potentially a large change for certain paid search managers: the broad match modified version of keywords will be going away.

This change will start rolling out in two weeks.
— Read on www.searchenginejournal.com/breaking-google-ads-to-phase-out-modified-broad-match/395129/amp/

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

Posted in advertising, Analytics, Attribution, digital media, Research, television, video with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 30, 2019 by gadler

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

Google Introduces New Search Engine for Finding Datasets

Posted in digital media, Google, internet, publishing, Research, search engines, world wide web with tags , , , on September 5, 2018 by gadler

Google has launched a new type of search engine designed specifically around helping people find data.

Simply called “Dataset Search,” the tool provides easier access to millions of datasets across thousands of data repositories on the web.
— Read on www.searchenginejournal.com/google-introduces-new-search-engine-for-finding-datasets/268337/

Don’t ignore this alert from Facebook. It’s your chance to quickly curb what it knows.

Posted in advertising, Facebook, online marketing, social media with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on May 24, 2018 by gadler

“Sometime soon, Facebook will get in the way of using Facebook for a minute or two. The social network will present a series of dialogs to U.S. users to remind them of their privacy options and give them a chance to change them.

The move, announced in a blog post Thursday morning, constitutes one of Facebook’s attempts to comply with the European Union’s sweeping General Data Protection Regulation. It also represents the Menlo Park, Calif., firm’s latest attempt to regain users’ trust after months of revelations about Facebook’s failures to protect their data from such third parties as the now-shuttered marketing firm Cambridge Analytica. …”

Read the rest of the USA TODAY article here: https://usat.ly/2ILC9Uc

Digital Publishing: After Years of Tinkering with Paywalls, Publishers are Creating the Right Funnel to Find Digital Subscribers – Editor & Publisher

Posted in digital media with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 19, 2018 by gadler

Digital Publishing: After Years of Tinkering with Paywalls, Publishers are Creating the Right Funnel to Find Digital Subscribers – Editor & Publisher

“Just 10 percent of your readers could make or break your company’s digital future.

That’s the opinion of Ken Doctor, the media analyst who has been breaking down the “Newsonomics” of our industry for years. Doctor is referring to the fact that a small number of digital news readers—between 2 and 12 percent—drive 50 percent of the traffic at every major media website. Consider that your news organization’s core audience, the readers that come back to your company’s journalism day after day.

Which brings me to paywalls.”

— Read on www.editorandpublisher.com/columns/digital-publishing-after-years-of-tinkering-with-paywalls-publishers-are-creating-the-right-funnel-to-find-digital-subscribers/

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.

Posted in Ad Fraud, advertising, Analytics, Attribution, digital media, Internet Activity & Sites, online marketing, Research, Uncategorized, video with tags , , , , , , , , on November 27, 2017 by gadler

https://digiday.com/media/shift-back-advertising-quality-publishing-environments-5-charts/?utm_campaign=digidaydis&utm_source=facebook&utm_term=organic_digidayfeed&utm_medium=social

New IAB Standards released. Think L.E.A.N.

Posted in advertising, digital media, interactive advertising, online marketing, video, world wide web, www with tags , , , , , , , , , on July 20, 2017 by gadler

The 'N' in LEAN: Non-Disruptive Ad Experience

"Disruption of the content consumption by advertising has been a major complaint from users as well as a motivation to use ad blocking tools. This guidance lists current ad experiences and identifies disruptive ad experiences that MUST NOT be

used as well as provides guidance on acceptable experiences. …"

10 Ways Major League Baseball teams win on social media

Posted in baseball, digital media, Facebook, online marketing, social media, sports, Twitter with tags , , , , , , on April 11, 2017 by gadler

“Only a few days or so into the 2017 season, here are 10 different ways that Major League Baseball teams were using social media around Opening Day last week, and what brands of all shapes and sizes can learn from these teams.”

Great job Bob Cargill and ClickZ. 

10 Ways Major League Baseball Teams Win on Social Media

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

Digital advertising viewability – a lot of gray area

Posted in advertising, Attribution, Campaigns, interactive advertising, online marketing, Viewability with tags , , , , , , , , on May 21, 2016 by gadler

“Perfect viewability should be your goal, right? Not necessarily, according to new research that highlights the fact that viewability isn’t quite that simple.

According to new research by programmatic company Goodway Group, seeing ads that are measured as viewable results in people converting at an 8 to 9 percent more. That sounds fairly obvious; of course people are more impacted by ads they can actually see. But the real finding of the Applying Viewability Intelligently for Measurably Improved Performance study, which was released this morning, is that viewability isn’t that black and white.”

Read more via the link below. It an interesting article by ClickZ’s Mike O’Brien. 

Viewability has more gray area than you realize

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