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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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Staking a Claim on People-Based Ad Targeting: Direct Match

Unveiling Specific Media’s Direct Match Platform

Specific Media Unveils Direct Match – The Next Evolution Of Direct Ad Targeting

People-Based Solution Allows Marketers to Deterministically Connect to Discrete Consumer Groups Across Connected Devices

Viant, Google, Myspace, and the Future of Advertising

It appears as though MySpace made a small comeback with the Google Knowledge Graph update. In January of this year, Google added social media markup to companies’ knowledge graph boxes. Alongside Google+, now sits Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn, and MySpace.

The digital media comeback story of last year? Myspace

Between December 2013 and December 2014, the one-time Facebook competitor MySpace grew 469%.

Playing to the Wrong Metrics is Hurting Your Business

We’ve all heard the expression, “actions speak louder than words.” That phrase rings especially true in the ad tech space, as the industry intuitively know what it should be doing and how it should be acting – but defiantly stands back and does little to fundamentally change.

Tim Vanderhook – Overcoming The Fear Factor (Video)

Tim Vanderhook knows a thing or two about the pace of change in media and marketing and the fear that can bring. He is the CEO and co-founder of Viant, previously Specific Media, that he launched along with his brothers Chris and Russ 15 years ago.

Could this be the digital ad industry’s magic bullet? Connecting online ads to offline sales

At the heart of digital advertising is a problem that’s existed since the industry began. It’s really a simple issue — the marketing mix is missing a crucial element. But in its simplicity lies its complexity, because that crucial missing element is the consumer.

Solving the CMO’s Dilemma by Targeting Real People, Linking online and offline

Today, CMOs are tasked with driving the top-line revenue growth for their organization. Their biggest challenge is measuring the efficacy of their marketing.

New Research Shows Hispanic Americans at Forefront of Media Use Trends

As the second largest and fastest growing population in the U.S., Hispanic Americans have a growing prominence in American society and are a critically important demographic for advertisers to understand.

Specific Media And SMG Multicultural Study Reveals Hispanic Americans Point The Direction Of Mainstream Media

Key Findings Show Hispanic Americans Spend More Time Online Shopping, More Frequently Use Mobile Devices and Engage in Multi-Screening Activities.