Google Now Allows Advertisers to Capture Leads from YouTube

Google | August 07, 2020

Google is giving advertisers new ways to capture leads by adding lead form extensions to YouTube and Discovery campaigns. Lead form extensions were first introduced last year when Google enabled them for search campaigns. These extensions allow advertisers to append lead forms to ads that appear in search results – and now YouTube and Discover as well. The forms appear after users express interest in the ads by clicking on them. Then the ad will expand into a conversion form, which users can fill out and submit it without ever leaving the screen they’re on.

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In this video, I’ll go over how to create Instagram video ads from the creative to Ads Manager, as well as a few examples of ads that I thought were really well done. There are 6 main types of videos that you can consider for your Instagram video marketing, so I wanted to go over each of them. We’ll also talk about some tips that I’ve learned in my career, and where your ads should be placed.

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In this video, I’ll go over how to create Instagram video ads from the creative to Ads Manager, as well as a few examples of ads that I thought were really well done. There are 6 main types of videos that you can consider for your Instagram video marketing, so I wanted to go over each of them. We’ll also talk about some tips that I’ve learned in my career, and where your ads should be placed.

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Taboola and DoubleVerify Partner on Brand Safety and Suitability Targeting Controls

Taboola, DoubleVerify | August 27, 2021

Taboola, a global leader in powering recommendations for the open web, helping people discover things they may like, today announced a partnership with DoubleVerify, a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics. With this launch, Taboola’s advertiser partners, including performance marketers, brands and media agencies, will receive access to DV’s standard brand safety and suitability targeting technology, allowing for control over the quality of where their ads are placed. These settings can be customised by advertisers based on DV’s deep ontological expertise and industry-leading brand safety and suitability controls. DV’s sophisticated approach to content classification allows advertisers to carefully balance brand reputation, protection, and scale while achieving their marketing objectives across their Taboola campaigns. DV’s pre-bid brand safety and suitability segments are now available directly within the Taboola Ads console for use when planning and executing campaigns on Taboola’s vast network of more than 9,000 premium digital properties. Advertisers can make use of DV’s safety and suitability segments while taking advantage of the variety of outcome-based buying options, including CPC and vCPM, available in the Taboola Ads console. “DoubleVerify’s brand safety and suitability solution enables brands to align their advertising dollars with suitable content, which improves performance,” said Mark Zagorski, CEO of DoubleVerify. ”Extending turnkey access to our solutions across Taboola’s environment will help global brands build confidence in their media placements and achieve a higher rate of contextual content suitability. This, in turn, helps create a stronger digital ecosystem where advertisers are able to support premium publisher inventory while safeguarding brand equity.” “Many of today’s advertisers require a nuanced approach to brand safety and our reach, coupled with DoubleVerify’s ability to offer different tiers of safety and suitability within different categories, is uniquely valuable,” said Adam Singolda, CEO and founder, Taboola. “With shifts in how consumers view ads online and the growth of ad spend after last year, advertisers deserve peace of mind that their ads are running alongside the content they prefer. DoubleVerify is an innovator in the realm of advertiser trust, and as we bolster our suite of brand safety offerings, partnering with them was a natural fit.”

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Vivendi's first-quarter revenue climbed 8%, credit to Canal+ and Havas

Vivendi | April 25, 2022

Vivendi, the French media and telecommunications conglomerate has revealed that its revenue grew by 7.9%. Last year for the same period, the group gained EUR 2.1 billion and for this quarter, it has become EUR 2.38 billion. Source: Vivendi Pay-TV Canal +, the company's most valuable asset following the spin-off of Universal Music Group, grew sales by 6% to 1.45 billion euros. Havas Group had a strong start to the year, with organic growth in the double digits. Revenues were €591 million in the first quarter of 2022, increasing 17.7 % from the same period in the previous year. Net revenues were €564 million, up 18.0 % from the first quarter of 2021, with organic growth of +11.4 % (compared to -0.8% in the first quarter of 2021), a +4.4 % currency effect, and a +2.2 % contribution from acquisitions. For Havas’s growth Vivendi in its press release gives credit to the launch of innovative new offerings Havas CX and Havas Market. Editis the Vivendi’s subsidiary in publishing has seen the revenue of €160 million for the Q1 2022, a 1.7 % reduction at constant currency and perimeter compared to the same period in 2021. This shift should be considered in the perspective of a market that is down 1.0 % from the same time last year. This shift in dynamics should be viewed in light of last year's exceptional growth; the 2022 market surged by 19.3 % compared to 2019. The other business segment for Vivendi includes Prisma Media and Gameloft have seen 2.2% and 10.8% growth in revenues respectively. Prisma Media's revenues in the first quarter of 2022 were €73 million, up 2.2 % in 2021. Digital revenues set a new high, increasing by more than 23% compared to the same time in 2021 and accounting for more than 30% of Prisma Media's total revenue. Gameloft's revenues in the first quarter of 2022 totaled €61 million, an increase of 10.8% over the same time in 2021 (+10.0% at constant currency and perimeter). The gross margin reached €44 million, an increase of 19.1% over the same time in 2021. Looking ahead, Vivendi stated that it is confident in its core business's ability to withstand the ongoing effects of the global pandemic. Regarding Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Vivendi stated that it is difficult to predict the indirect influence on the group's future business activity. Vivendi noted that the corporation is present in Ukraine through its Gameloft business and certain communication efforts.

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Viant Enhances CTV Fraud Protection Through Integral Ad Science Partnership

Integral Ad Science, Viant Technology | September 23, 2021

Viant Technology Inc., a leading people-based advertising software company and Integral Ad Science, a global leader in digital media quality, today announced an expanded partnership integrating IAS's CTV fraud pre-bid solution within the Adelphic advertising software, enhancing CTV fraud protection capabilities for brands and agencies. Through the expanded partnership, Viant’s brands and agencies can now optimize their CTV campaigns to avoid known sources of bot fraud and other forms of invalid traffic (IVT). “Viant’s expertise and CTV scalability uniquely position us to bring this partnership to brands and agencies,” said Jon Ahuna, Senior Vice President of Technical Operations, Viant. “We remain committed to working with trusted partners, such as Integral Ad Science, to support the current and future needs of CTV advertisers.” Connected TV is among the fastest-growing channels in digital advertising today. According to eMarketer, 67% of the U.S. population is expected to be using CTV by 2025, representing a $27 billion-dollar ad market. “With our CTV fraud pre-bid solution, we’re helping brands and agencies optimize their CTV campaigns more effectively and make every impression count,” said Chance Johnson, Chief Revenue Officer, IAS. “Our expanded partnership with Viant provides their customers with important insights and control to maximize their media buying for CTV campaigns.” About Integral Ad Science Integral Ad Science (IAS) is a global leader in digital media quality. IAS makes every impression count, ensuring that ads are viewable by real people, in safe and suitable environments, activating contextual targeting, and driving supply path optimization. Our mission is to be the global benchmark for trust and transparency in digital media quality for the world's leading brands, publishers, and platforms. We do this through data-driven technologies with actionable real-time signals and insight. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in New York, IAS works with thousands of top advertisers and premium publishers worldwide. About Viant Viant is a leading people-based advertising software company that enables marketers and their agencies to centralize the planning, buying and measurement of their advertising investments across most channels. Viant’s self-service Demand Side Platform (DSP), Adelphic®, is an enterprise software platform enabling marketers to execute programmatic advertising campaigns across Connected TV, Linear TV, mobile, desktop, audio and digital out-of-home channels. Viant’s Identity Resolution capabilities have linked 115 million U.S. households to more than 1 billion connected devices and are combined with access to more than 280,000 audience attributes from more than 70 people-based data partners. Viant is an Ad Age 2021 Best Places to Work award winner and the Adelphic DSP is featured on AdExchanger’s 2021 Programmatic Power Players list.

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