Media Buying

Digital media buyers today aren't just in the business of negotiating transactions. They are planners, strategists, and sages, ever at the ready to act and react. As digital technologies and media consumption habits change, so do advertising opportunities, creating a minefield of interactive marketing complexities.

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Does the Future of Online Shopping Lie in Social?

May 8, 2014 - With the launch of the new #AmazonCart, it seems more likely than ever that social online shopping services are the future of e-commerce. Comments

Breaking Bad…Advertising by Firing the Terrible

you-re-fired May 2, 2014 - Why every major agency senior media buyer needs be fired. Comments

AOL Reveals 16 Original Programs at the NewFronts

aol-on Apr 29, 2014 - AOL announces 16 original shows that will premiere throughout the year on its network. It has also signed a deal with Nielsen that will provide TV-comparable audience measurement across all of its new series. Comments

Yahoo Reveals Content Deals to Connect Advertisers to Hip, Young Audience

imag0674 Apr 29, 2014 - Yahoo's original TV series content and a Live Nation concert deal are part of its effort to draw in the demographic that advertisers covet. Comments

The Social-TV Connection That’s Redefining Content Partnerships Online

social-media-tv Apr 24, 2014 - As traditional television reinvents itself in the image of modern-day media, it's changing the rules of content production and distribution on the Web - without social media, TV is stuck in the past. Comments

Should Addressable TV Be Part of Your Media Plan?

tv-static Apr 15, 2014 - With the growth in popularity of connected TVs, marketers can segment their TV audiences to a granular level. Read on to learn how to determine if an addressable TV ad campaign is right for your media plan. Comments

Why a Full-Service Agency Shouldn’t Manage Your Real-Time Bidding Campaigns

real-time-bidding-1 Apr 10, 2014 - Full-service agencies aren't set up to effectively manage real-time bidding (RTB) technology. To get the most out of RTB, you need a specialist agency. Comments

AppNexus to Scoop Direct Deal Ad Dollars With Twixt

real-timebidding Apr 9, 2014 - New York-based real-time ad platform AppNexus launched a new software called Twixt. This product simplifies ad negotiations. Comments

Comcast AdDelivery and Adstream Team Up for Global Ad Delivery Platform

comcast-adstream Apr 9, 2014 - The partnership gives brands and agencies a better process for distributing TV and digital ads around the world, Comcast and Adstream say. Comments

Pinterest and Ads Tie the Knot – Strategies to Prepare You for Promoted Pins

sample-promoted-pin Apr 4, 2014 - Pinterest is the latest social network to wed paid ads, so it's time for media buyers to prepare for this next wave of social media marketing. Here are a few tips to get you started. Comments

Move Over TV – Brands Are Tuning Into Digital Video Ads

pgafedex-twitteramplify Mar 20, 2014 - Over the past year, the digital marketing industry has seen several major video developments that stand to drastically alter the way we think about reaching viewers. Comments

5 Questions to Ask Your Potential Programmatic Buying Partner

question mark Mar 18, 2014 - With programmatic buying quickly becoming mainstream, it will be important for marketers to understand this powerful tool, its potential, and its limitations. Comments

A Strategy as Good as Gold – How 2 Brands Took on Samsung on Oscar Night

oscars-shutterstock-124201903 Mar 6, 2014 - What became of the countless other brands vying for attention online? How did they fare against Samsung's prominence? When up against a multi-million dollar media buy and organic product placement on the world's biggest stage, how could companies hope to compete? Comments

Ketchum Collaborates With Tech Companies to Launch a Digital Media Buying Platform

koeppel-online-media-buying Mar 5, 2014 - Omnicom PR shop Ketchum has launched a real-time digital media buying platform that enables brands to leverage earned and paid media through paid online channels. Comments

"House of Cards," "True Detective," and TV Marketing Strategy Takeaways

houseofcards-tumblr Feb 20, 2014 - Digital media has much to offer TV. As it turns out, TV has something to give digital strategists, too. A look at the marketing strategies of "House of Cards" and "True Detective." Comments

Best Practices for B2B Content Marketing With Video

video-streaming-shutterstock-99918575 Feb 18, 2014 - As content marketing matures, marketers are exploring new avenues for telling their stories, and revisiting - and improving upon - tried-and-true tactics like video. Comments

Enhanced Cross-Media Measurement Tools to Give Campaigns a Boost

tmobile-hashtag Feb 6, 2014 - As TV and Web increasingly share the spotlight in marketing campaigns, new developments will make measurement slightly easier. Comments

ClickZ's Super Bowl XLVIII Live Coverage

budweiser-puppy-love-image Feb 2, 2014 - Check back here all night for the latest Super Bowl ad buzz. Comments

3 Viral Video Lessons From Super Bowl Ads

xmen-instagramtrailer Jan 23, 2014 - Drawing from statistics from some of the most popular recent Super Bowl ads, here are three strategies to achieve success in online video campaigns. Comments

How to Prove the ROI of an Event

ses-networking-event Jan 22, 2014 - 20 ways to measure the success, or failure, of an event. Comments

Last Year Was About Content, But 2014 Will Be the Year of the Story

doverealbeauty Jan 9, 2014 - It might come across as the flavor of the day, but storytelling as marketing inspiration and a course of content development action is here to stay. Comments

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