As the industry waves goodbye to the cookie over the next two years, the conversations have to move beyond vilifying one data collection methodology while championing another and focus more holistically on actionability as well.
Marketers can lay the foundation for a privacy-safe strategy by assessing their current data practices, minimizing data collection, privatizing information, and clearly communicating with customers.
Both advertisers and publishers are making efforts to harness first-party data and develop new solutions as well as leverage alternative user targeting methods to help restore trust among sceptical digital consumers. While this intent is commendable, the ecosystem has a long way to go to develop a credible solution for the loss of third-party cookies and MAIDs.
The entire industry, including publishers, must continue to take positive steps forward on this journey to privacy, compliance, and respect.
The time has come for publishers to hold themselves accountable and play their part in bringing transparency to the industry. It starts by understanding that ads.txt is a great tool that should be utilized to its fullest extent.
Ultimately, as AVOD’s value and affordability inspire European households to switch to ad-supported content, brands are presented with a golden opportunity to reach addressable audiences at scale.
Those who participate in a balanced collaborative ecosystem will be able to grow addressability across video and TV environments, create new and high-value first-party audiences, and overcome historic silos between linear, digital video, and CTV to measure and value holistically and at pace with modern viewing habits for the first time.
5 recommendations as to how marketing and communication teams could adapt their approaches to connect and influence at a ‘mindset’ level, rather than pinning ads or strategies on a generation or an outdated demographic.
While it’s tempting to look at sales as the final story, customer engagement means playing the long game—investing in LTV, the lifetime purchasing value of a relationship.
The changes taking place in the digital marketing industry cannot be overstated – we are entering an entirely new era of advertising that will demand unique approaches from brands and marketers.
With around 3.9 billion global active users on social media, brands have to be on all platforms to make it big and reach half of the world’s population – what a gold mine to tap into!
Overall, the data supports how younger people are more willing to travel during this time, and as such hotel chains are making sure they reach them in the places they visit the most.
We get blindsided by digital, but usually identifying specific groups of people to target is a really powerful way to start testing performance. The key to delivering this is the humble postcode.
Navigating the media world has become increasingly difficult for advertisers as there continues to be an ever-growing number of agency, or agency-related parties and external supplier influences involved in the delivery of campaigns.
The takeaways are clear: the sooner solutions like LiveRamp’s Authenticated Traffic Solution are implemented, the more time there will be to test and iterate, providing consumers with the value experience they expect.
Campaigns in the omnichannel environment might be better thought of, not as branches on a tree, but as snowflakes: a vast range of unique moments with shared characteristics.
The 50+ audience is in the best position to travel, and they’re making plans now for some long-awaited “trips of a lifetime” in 2022. Help them safely get back to doing what they love, and you’ll soon be destined for new levels of growth.
While some organizations have deep data on their individual customers, few have the breadth to compete effectively without collaboration. Leveraging your best data along with another company’s best data has become a competitive necessity, giving you a breadth and depth of insight you may lack.
In the week leading up to Thanksgiving and Black Friday, BrandTotal analyzed paid social media ad campaigns for 28 top retailers, including Walmart, Target, Costco, Macy’s, Best Buy, Home Depot, Nike, Nordstrom, and TJ Maxx — here are the findings.
This shopping season, marketers face a dynamic economic and social environment. Only by having an advertising strategy that is agile, responsive, and omnichannel can they be confident in their campaigns.
The current global supply chain is complicated and only getting messier as the holidays are near. Hopefully, some help will be on the way soon.
Data is the most powerful weapon available to brands in the streaming wars. Combining strong measurement with curiosity and creativity will allow these brands to compete in this hyper competitive environment.