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How CPG Advertisers Can Boost ROAS with Recency Targeting

For the first time ever, CPG campaign data from three major US brands has been used to test the principle of recency, which proposes that ads are most effective right before a consumer is about to buy a product. Learn more in “The Persuadables”, a new research report from Joel Rubinson, formerly the Chief Research Officer at the Advertising Research Foundation, Nielsen Catalina Solutions, and Viant.

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What Gift You Can Expect on Mother’s Day Based on How Old Your Kids Are

Like 85% of Americans, you may be shopping for Mother’s Day gifts over the next couple of days. Mother’s Day is the third largest retail holiday in the United States and shoppers are expected to set new records for gift giving in 2017. This year, Viant is giving moms some insight into what gifts they can expect.

How to Use First-Party Data to Master the Customer Journey

The customer journey is a long, evolving process where brands need to build awareness in order to drive the consumer to purchase. For brands, understanding how the journey is changing is vital to generating repeat purchases, creating brand loyalty, and delivering value that retains customers over their lifetime. Brands want and need to cultivate long-term […]

How CPG Advertisers Can Boost ROAS with Recency Targeting

For the first time ever, CPG campaign data from three major US brands has been used to test the principle of recency, which proposes that ads are most effective right before a consumer is about to buy a product. Learn more in “The Persuadables”, a new research report from Joel Rubinson, formerly the Chief Research Officer at the Advertising Research Foundation, Nielsen Catalina Solutions, and Viant.

How to Tell a People-Based Provider from a Pretender

Craig Benner, Senior Vice President of Sales, discusses people based marketing–one of the latest adtech buzzwords–comparing it to the earlier days of adtech when programmatic and RTB were being used interchangeably and incorrectly. Craig goes on to define people-based marketing, what it means for marketers, and what questions they should ask before jumping in.

People-Based Marketing Is Driving the Next Evolution in Digital Marketing

Viant’s VP of Sales Strategy & Development, Lara Mehanna, discusses how fundamental shifts in consumer behavior are forcing advertisers to make critical adjustments to their strategies.

Hey Big Spenders: How Brands Can Attract the Customers Prepared to Spend the Most

The most successful marketers are able to identify far more nuanced customer attributes or trends to inform their external marketing strategies. Viant’s VP of Research & Analytics, Rick Bruner, shares his view of how marketers can identify their best customers by going beyond demographic data and leveraging behavioral and psychographic insights from first-party data.

How Marketers Are Bringing People Back To The Tube

While linear TV viewership may be down, people are actually engaging with viewable content more than ever before- only they’re doing so across a wider variety of channels. The challenge for networks is how they can continue to drive new and returning viewers to their programming. 

Power to the People: Advertising That Creates Better Customer Experiences

Great brands care about their customers, always striving to create exceptional experiences that encourage positive brand affinity. In today’s cross-device multi-touch world however, this is becoming an increasingly challenging task for advertisers.

This CPG Brand Used TV & Digital To Better Understand Their Customers

In 2017, TV ad spending will total $72 billion, or 35% of total media spending, while digital will finally surpass TV to capture roughly 38% of total spend. While TV still maintains a large share of total spend, the rise of digital has changed the game for advertisers. How we measure TV advertising – and how these methods compare to those used in digital – continues to be one of the most challenging issues for advertisers.

What Every Advertiser Needs to Know About TV ACR

As the way we watch TV has changed, so has the approach to TV advertising. Traditionally, TV ads have been run without much thought behind personalizing the viewer experience, and often with limited measurement or feedback on performance. The rise of automatic content recognition technology (ACR) is changing that.