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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.

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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.

A Guide To All-Knowing Content Recognition Tech

Through the end of 2016, there were 42 million connected TVs in the marketplace, and 37.8 million of them with content recognition capabilities. With TV ACR technology, marketers can discover which households, anonymized, are watching which TV content and seeing what commercials on certain popular smart TVs, and also across Internet connected devices.

New Research: 2017 Auto Shopper Trends

The Anatomy of an Auto Shopper, helps marketers go beyond traditional insights, taking a people-based approach to understand who’s really behind the wheel. From how auto shoppers conduct research before buying to what TV shows they watch and how much they spend at Walmart, this research digs deep into the unique spending and lifestyle habits of the U.S.’s four biggest auto consumers.

Marketers Predict Death of Cookie-based Advertising by 2018

Over half of digital marketers believe cookie-based advertising will die out in the next 12 months according to Viant’s new Power of the People study. The study of 251 brand-side marketing managers in the UK revealed a collective move towards a people-based approach, which gives marketers the ability to advertise to real people linked across multiple devices using registered user data.

‘People-Based’ Doesn’t Have To Mean ‘Walled Garden’

In acquiring Adelphic, Viant hopes to create a “people-based DSP” that combines media execution with deterministic data from parent company Time Inc. AdExchanger caught up with Tim Vanderhook and his brother, Viant COO Chris Vanderhook, in this Q&A to talk about how Time Inc. can bring its ad tech vision to life.