Display Advertising

While display advertising has been helping sell products and support brands for centuries, its digital incarnation is only a teenager. What still applies and what's new? Discover the latest tools and trends in online display advertising.


Standards Launch Our Rockets

Jul 27, 2015 - While digital advertisers tend to like shiny new things, standards on the things we already have are what really facilitates growth and innovation. Comments

Will Twitter's Backgrounds Contain Ads?

Twitter Money Jul 23, 2015 - On Monday, Twitter removed all custom background images from user profiles. Marketers are divided on whether or not this move means that the white space will eventually be ad space. Comments

Best Practice For Native Advertising

native-advertising Jul 15, 2015 - LinkedIn's Nellie Chan outlines how thoughtfully created native content can develop long-lasting engagement on social media. Comments

Mobile Factors Into 54 Percent of Campaigns with Viewability Discrepancies

metrics-measurement Jul 9, 2015 - In its most recent testing phase, the Media Rating Council found that while 63 percent of campaigns had consistent viewability, mobile was a big factor in those that did not. Comments

How Taxi Drivers Stole the Show at Cannes

canneslions Jul 9, 2015 - It's increasingly difficult for advertisers to grab people's attention. But as the taxi strike in Cannes demonstrated, there's a difference between getting attention and keeping it. Comments

Toyota Partners with Google Places for Local Targeting

toyota-logo Jul 2, 2015 - Toyota has paired up with Google Places to create a local search API that enables banner ads to suggest geo-targeted activities to consumers. Comments

“Discovering” Shopping: Buying Natively

social-media-image-sharing Jun 19, 2015 - Many platforms have embraced native advertising in recent months. This columnist explores how it's been going so far for Polyvore, Pinterest, Instagram and Tumblr. Comments

Macy's and Whole Foods Bring Ad Powered Car Charging to the West Coast

electric-car-volta Jun 11, 2015 - In exchange for advertising and environmental credibility, brands like Whole Foods and Macy's are funding the electric car charging stations that will soon be all over the West Coast. Comments

If You Give An Advertiser Trackable Impressions...

tracking-users Jun 11, 2015 - The more advertisers have access to attribution, the more they're going to want to track and segment their impressions. Comments

In Defense of the Banner Ad

advertising-words Jun 10, 2015 - Though native advertising is currently the apple of the industry's eye, banner ads are still relevant, as programmatic buying and big data make them more sophisticated. Comments

AdWords Offers Updates to YouTube Brand Lift Insights

youtube-b2b Jun 4, 2015 - Google and YouTube have offered updates to the ways that Brand Lift measures a video ads performance as part of a push to promote "micro-moments." Comments

Yahoo Allows Advertisers to Independently Validate Viewability and Fraud

yahoo-mobile-image Jun 3, 2015 - Yahoo is the first major digital publisher that lets brands fact-check viewability and ad fraud by themselves. Comments

YouTube TrueView Ads To Become Shoppable

youtube-logo May 22, 2015 - Google is adding a Buy button, and now, so is YouTube. Advertisers will soon be able to link to their websites and product listings on Cards within TrueView ads. Comments

Why Do You Need Native Advertising?

digital-advertising May 20, 2015 - More transparent than print, more potential to go viral than banners and non-disruptive to users, "native advertising" is a term every marketers knows. But do they all understand? them? Comments

Amazon Introduces App Advertising for Android and Fire

amazon logo May 14, 2015 - Amazon has created its own app advertising platform for Android and Fire to rival similar products from Google, Facebook, and Twitter Comments

New Snapchat Videos to Cost Advertisers $0.02

snapchat-logo May 8, 2015 - With the new offering, announced at The Daily Mail's NewFront event yesterday, Snapchat's publishing partners can run 10-second ads on Discover. Comments

Why the Growth of Programmatic Direct Is Good News for RTB

programmatic May 7, 2015 - Marketers who try programmatic direct will make themselves more comfortable with the broader concept of programmatic. Then, the logical next step is to test out real-time bidding. Comments

The Future of Advertising on YouTube

YouTube logo May 7, 2015 - What do the platform's buzzed about changes mean for marketers who are looking to the future of advertising on YouTube? Comments

IBM Partners With Facebook to Improve Targeting

behavioral-data-targeting May 6, 2015 - Facebook and IBM both have features that provide advertisers with behavioral insights about consumers. A new partnership combining them will result in more specific, relevant targeting. Comments

BuzzFeed Unveils Two New Ad Products at NewFronts

buzzfeed-logo Apr 29, 2015 - At NewFronts 2015, BuzzFeed introduced POUND, which allows advertisers to track distribution across social media, and a new distribution analytics platform to show how videos perform over time. Comments

Spotify's Playlist Targeting Takes Behavioral Marketing to the Next Level

shutterstock-200035424 Apr 16, 2015 - Today, Spotify introduced its new Playlist Targeting feature that lets brands factor users' moods, needs, and activities into cross-device sponsored content. Comments

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