Advertising Week is coming up and I know you’re busy. That’s why I found the most interesting digital news out there and aggregated it down below for you. You’re welcome.
Luxury brands are in no rush to adopt the Twitter redesign. Makes you wonder if this is less of a resource and design issue than it is a conscious decision and preference for the older version. (L2 Think Tank)
Amazon is getting kicked to the curb by retailers like Walmart and Toys R Us. That means that the tablet market is in a level of maturity right now where “good enough” isn’t going to cut it. The Kindle Fire was never known for a superb user experience and that’s why brands and retailers haven’t been rushing to develop apps and Kindle-specific sites. As a result, consumers may now rethink buying Kindles this holiday season. (AdAge)
Online video advertising is growing and the reason is simple. Consumers are increasingly watching television shows and movies online, and the advertising dollars are following, finally. (Unruly)
Being focused and consistent seems simple enough, but it’s often something that brands don’t stick to with their digital marketing strategies. With the influx of social media usage and brands marketing via social media platforms, this need to be focused and simple is even more of an imperative. (The Kmiecs)
Marketers still don’t know what they’re doing when it comes to mobile. It’s been five years since the launch of the first iPhone (mobile’s tipping point, so they say) and every year since then has been “the year of mobile.” But seeing ads on subways with a text message call to action or a QR code slapped on a billboard that’s 100 feet away, makes me think that it’s not the year of mobile at all. That’s sad. (Mobile Marketer)
‘Not the future’: European publishers remain steadfast in blocking alternative IDs to third-party cookies
Some European publishers believe alternatives to the third-party cookies, probabilistic or deterministic, will do more harm than good to their ads businesses.
Media Briefing: Why Leaf Group spun off its media arm into a standalone company
World of Good's newly appointed CEO Lindsey Abramo spoke with Digiday about her plans to lean into experiential and embrace niche vs. scale.
Dentsu’s latest ad report shows slowed growth, driven mostly by inflation
The good news in Dentsu's ad forecast is that there's still growth. The bad news: most of the growth is the result of inflation, while real ad pricing actually dropped a bit.
SponsoredWhat the measurement and currency discussion really means to TV advertisers
Ali Mack, head of TV and agency, Experian Major streaming video providers have recently made headlines by adopting new currencies for ad measurement, threatening Nielsen’s long-standing TV ratings monopoly. NBCUniversal, for example, has certified iSpot and VideoAmp as currencies for advanced audiences and formed the Joint Industry Committee with Paramount, TelevisaUnivision and Warner Bros. Discovery. […]
How chef influencer Tue Nguyen works with the BuzzFeed Creator Network
BuzzFeed's Creator Network has been valuable from an audience and production education standpoint, but Nguyen still drives most of her business on her own.
Dentsu’s new Web3 readiness tool shines light on the tech’s potential to complement AI
Dentsu's Innovation Initiative is launching a web3 readiness index next month — at a time when the industry is obsessed with AI. Could the two technologies actually make a good pair?