Advertising Week Spotlights Thought Leadership and Entrepreneurship

| October 13, 2017

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Advertising Week 2017, which ran across multiple New York venues last month from September 25-29, #AWNewYork, highlighted a number of themes this year, including short form video, tech company consolidation and the ensuing potential oligarchy / anti-trust issues stemming from such deals, and perhaps most importantly for Animators and VFX artists, the wave of AR and VR in commercial messaging and all things public.

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DTC brands are tightening up how much they spend on digital advertising

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From marketing and advertising blend to internet marketing impact modeling

Article | March 16, 2020

With the stop of cookie-centered person journey tracking looming on the horizon, desire in marketing and advertising idea and techniques from the pre-attribution era is on the rise all over again. This is lousy information for the several ad tech vendors who count on cookie-based knowledge, but excellent information for the advertising business. Just after ten several years of regular hoopla, attribution modelling, together with multi-contact attribution, has hardly ever proven to be the guaranteed-hearth way of raising internet marketing success it promised to be. It is this significantly common realization that received the stone rolling in the very first location. Tightening GDPR cookie consent restrictions and Google’s announcement of programs to eliminate third-social gathering cookies by 2020 are only accelerating their drop. A couple months back, Adidas said that its attribution types tended to generate erroneous results these as suggesting that functionality advertising and marketing is the theory driver of e-commerce gross sales. Through econometrics, Adidas ultimately learned that the position of video and other brand name-centered routines had been vastly underestimated.

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Google also offers the ability to buy or rent movies and TV shows from the Play Store. Since 2012, this section is available in several countries. The pricing strategy has not changed, so many still consider it a relatively costly service. But, in some countries, discounts are quite often offered. Now there should be a new feature that will offer watching movies and other content for free. We could say that this service is facing difficulties because of the competition with Netlfix, HBO Go, and the others, where a relatively reasonable monthly payment with full content availability is set up. Now, Google platform will receive a new feature, which we will not find even with the above mentioned Netflix service. This is a free watching option with ads. The current version of Google Play Movies 4.18.37 includes several lines of code to indicate that we will see something like this soon.

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How to Use Forced Bold Text in Google Search Ads

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