Big Tech’s walled gardens have become inhospitable and overgrown – time to take your ad dollars elsewhere Big Tech’s ad spend appetite is larger than ever but the value it can offer has perhaps never been lower. We are witnessing a digital ad industry in flux. Regulation is playing a role, but as Big Tech […]
Go ahead, slide into that inbox Oh, the things we would do as consumers to protect our email inboxes. We deftly formatted our email addresses when sharing online to avoid internet scrapers. We created second, third, and fourth accounts to keep our beloved primary inbox from getting filled with junk. We hit the unsubscribe button […]
Cookies are going away and Big Tech players are trying to find a quick fix for ad personalization. The latest fix? Google Topics.
Small businesses stand on the front lines of a battle with inflation, bringing new urgency to maximize marketing ROI.
It seems lately, Big Tech should have everything to fear, including fear itself. Regulators are coming for them. As are the press. Heck, they’re even coming for each other. They’ve got gazillions of dollars and endless resources, they’re going to be just fine. But hopefully, by now, one thing is clear: they will pivot at […]
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 […]
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 […]