Connected TV spend to rise, while priority remains low

Sep 2, 2015 - A new research report from the Association of National Advertisers shows that there is a growing demand for connected TV, yet the numbers are still modest. Comments

Coca-Cola's Journey to Successful Content Marketing

interview-coke Jul 24, 2015 - In this video interview, Doug Busk, group director, Digital Communications and Social Media at Coca-Cola, talks about storytelling and how the company has used this strategy to engage consumers, create conversation, and drive sales. Comments

VIDEO: Fresh Talent Key to Tackling Marketing Disruptions, Says McKinsey

david-edelman May 29, 2015 - McKinsey's David Edelman speaks to ClickZ about how marketers can invest in new models for employee management and how the industry should be guiding young talent. Comments

Advertisers Gain New Weapon to Fight Piracy

tag-image Feb 11, 2015 - The Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) has created the Brand Integrity Program Against Piracy to help advertisers and their agencies deal with piracy concerns. Comments

How Will We Get to 100% Viewability? Hint: Don’t Settle

online-video-advertising Feb 2, 2015 - The industry needs to shoot for better viewability metrics, and until 100 percent viewability is the norm, set your own standards and don't settle. Comments

The Internet of Things Could Wreak Havoc on Industry Standards

smart-home-internet-of-things Jan 29, 2015 - The recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas featured more connected devices than ever before, but the industry doesn't yet have much insight into how to standardize and measure the new data. Comments

Tectonic Shift - When Robots Attack

Robot office worker Dec 15, 2014 - A recent study shows that a large chunk of impressions are caused by bots - what are you doing to ensure your clients are only buying real human viewers? Comments

Brands Will Lose Billions to Bots in 2015 [Study]

shutterstock-115174939 Dec 9, 2014 - According to research by White Ops and the Association of National Advertisers, 11 percent of display ad impressions, 23 percent of video ad impressions, and 52 percent of sourced traffic is fraudulent. Comments

Sophisticated Cyber Criminals Cost Brands Billions

shutterstock-115174939 Oct 8, 2014 - During an Ad Week presentation last week, Michael Tiffany, chief executive of White Ops, explained ad fraud and the bots that make it possible. Comments

Social Media Content on Rise for Brands, While Testing Remains Low [Survey]

social-media-use Jun 16, 2014 - The majority of brands are highly involved in social media content production, but few of them actually test the content before deployment, says the Association of National Advertisers. Comments

Media Rating Council Sets New Standards for Viewable Display Impressions

online-advertising Mar 31, 2014 - The Media Rating Council (MRC) has lifted its Viewable Impression Advisory. Now marketers can purchase display ads based on new viewability metrics. Comments

New Time-Spent Metric Seeks to Move Marketers Away From Clicks

time-spent-shutterstock-176656073 Mar 17, 2014 - The online ad industry has been slow to move away from click-throughs and impressions as a standard. Ad exchange WebSpectator claims its newly MRC-accredited guaranteed time slot will help move them in the right direction. Comments

Digital Marketing People on the Move: December 2013

publicis1 Dec 13, 2013 - Catch up on new hires, promotions and other online marketing personnel news in the run-up to the holiday season, with changes at Publicis Worldwide, Critical Mass and more. Comments

Marketers, Sellers & Agencies Crave Common Metrics to Measure Multi-Screen ROI: Nielsen

measurement-tape Nov 25, 2013 - A recent joint report from Nielsen and ANA reveals that advertisers need to measure effectiveness of their multi-screen campaigns with common metrics. Comments

Over 85% of Marketers Plan to Raise Their Mobile Budgets

mobile-measurement Jan 17, 2013 - Marketers plan to increase their mobile advertising budgets in the near future, according to a new study by the ANA and MediaVest. Comments

ANA Harshes Microsoft’s Windows 8 High With Do-Not-Track Protest

privacy-image Oct 2, 2012 - The ANA reiterated at Advertising Week its opposition to making "do-not-track" the default option in the next version of Internet Explorer, IE10. Comments

TLD Land Grab to Begin on Thursday

Jan 11, 2012 - What the ANA has dubbed a "reckless plan" is about to begin. Comments

Should Brands Play Offense or Defense With New gTLDs?

Dec 12, 2011 - ICANN plans to start taking applications for generic top-level domains one month from today. Comments

Senators Press ICANN on Generic Top-Level Domains

Dec 8, 2011 - Advertisers and senators criticize a plan to remove restrictions on gTLDs this spring, but ICANN is unfazed. Comments

Lessons From a Real-Life 'Mad Woman'

Oct 25, 2011 - Wisdom from advertising legend Jane Maas. Comments

Marketers Forecast Ad Spending for 2012

Oct 4, 2011 - ZenithOptimedia projects global growth of 5.3 percent. Here's why. Comments

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