81 million. That’s the number of people consuming streaming media. Connected TVs and streaming sticks, laptops, phones, and tablets – if it’s got an internet connection, more people are watching more video on it than ever before. So says Nielsen, which reported last month that for the first time, streaming viewership exceeded cable usage. That […]
Exploring pseudo-anonymized data performance woes and plotting a path ahead There’ve been experiments where monkeys are just as likely to make a good or bad stock pick as the experts. Could the same scenario be playing out when it comes to identifying a “targeted” audience for serving up digital ads? The answer is an emphatic […]
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Cookies are going away and Big Tech players are trying to find a quick fix for ad personalization. The latest fix? Google Topics.
What most companies can’t get right Why you don’t know your customers as well as you’d like to If you visited a Radio Shack at any point in the 90s, you’ll recall the ritual of providing your complete contact info for every purchase. Buy a huge roof antenna? “Name, address, and phone number, please.” A […]
Massive changes ranging from government regulation to moves by big tech players are coming and they are threatening marketers’ ability to build relationships with consumers. These changes include: Disparate local data privacy laws from state to state is challenging and costly, creating confusion for marketers and consumers alike. This causes tension, distrust, and complexity. Hardening […]
The industry is at a tipping point due to new regulatory changes. Marketers are facing continuous digital disruption and the challenges of ever-changing regulations. Marketers have a lot to think about when it comes to personalizing marketing communications and connecting with real people in a cookie-less future. According to a recent Forrester survey of brand and agency […]
Delivering personalized experiences to customers has become increasingly difficult leaving marketers frustrated at every turn. And it’s little wonder, with consumers more protective of their data, greater scrutiny by regulators, evolving and inconsistent privacy regulations, and changes by technology companies like Google and Apple. Although consumers have become cautious about sharing their data, research shows […]
Costs up, quality down Well, it was fun while it lasted. In the early days, when Big Tech companies were trying to figure out how the hell they were going to make money on mobile, they bent over backwards to please advertisers. Unprecedented targeting, superior value versus other channels and real, measurable results. They revolutionized […]
Looking from the inside out, we can all develop blindspots when attempting to assess how our own industry may become disrupted. Or how vulnerable our own businesses may be to this disruption. Peering in from the outside is often a lot easier. It became pretty clear Uber and Lyft were going to throw taxi markets […]