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Monday, September 20, 2021

Nielsen: Majority of impressions now coming through streaming content

Look for more ad dollars to be pushed in to streaming categories. That is one inference that can be gleaned from new Nielsen and PricewaterhouseCoopers reports which show significant increases in ad impressions and spending in the digital space. >>

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Report: Streaming not slowing from pandemic rush

People may not be going to sporting events, movies, and concerts, but those excursions aren't having an impact on streaming. That is a key takeaway from new Conviva data which shows that globally the time spent streaming content is up 13% from Q2 2020 to Q2 2021. >>

Friday, August 20, 2021

How to use podcasts as an advertising tool

There is a growing interest in all things content in the digital space, and it isn't just about Hollywood production values or selling the 'next hot thing'. As the pandemic pushed people inside, many discovered passions they'd let lapse, and have now begun looking for more content to feed their growing content hunger. How can content marketers utilize the growing excitement about podcast content? >>

Monday, August 16, 2021

Expert: Why podcasts shouldn't hit Spotify

There has been a dramatic uptick not only in podcasts created but overall time spent listening to podcasts since the beginning of the pandemic. This upsurge in listening hours has prompted some creators to put their podcasts everywhere, putting podcasts on outside hosts, from Spotify to Apple and other hosting venues, means the creator doesn't have access to all of the data. That data, however, is crucial in knowing more about the listening base. >>

Monday, August 02, 2021

Expert: Why subscription future isn't about episodic content

Recently, Netflix announced subscription growth numbers that were astoundingly underwhelming for many in the digital space. But, according to one expert, a decrease in subscription growth should be the only measuring stick to gauge Netflix's health. >>

Friday, July 09, 2021

Expert: How to make the most of webinars

In 2020, because of the pandemic, many businesses say about 10 years of digital transformation happen in 10 months. From sending employees home to work, to Zoom conferencing, and larger webinar-based trainings, businesses turned to the digital space for connection. But, now that things are headed back to 'normal' will that reliance on all things digital remain? >>

Friday, June 18, 2021

How to use creator content to drive app usage

User generated content is not new to the digital space, but with a constant need for fresh content even the largest ad budgets can be challenged. This, according to one expert, is why brands should outsource some content production to creators - including social media influencers, videographers, and even bloggers. Here's how. >>

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Study finds streaming still on the uptick

Streamers gonna stream. That is a key takeaway from new Conviva data which finds streaming content continues to gain steam with consumers around the globe. Their Q1 State of Streaming report finds that international streaming took huge leaps forward, with YoY growth rates topping 200% for South America and 122% for European countries during the first quarter of the year. Meanwhile, ad impressions were up 13%. >>

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Top 3 tips to improve video ad strategy

The beauty of CTV is that it's digital TV which means marketers and brands can get the best of digital - targeting, interactivity, etc - as well as the best of TV - wide reach, large screen, ads are 100% viewable. Here are three tips to improve video advertising strategy. >>

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Report: Podcast listenership on the rise

2020 may go on record as being one of the most disruptive years in the world - with children schooling from home, adults working via Zoom and other digital platforms in hastily-assembled home offices, and many physical businesses shutting their doors because of health concerns raised by the coronavirus pandemic. But as disruptive as the year was, people still found ways to engage with content. One of those ways: the podcast. >>

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

Report: Streaming services push media spending surge

Consumers may have cut back on eating out and even typical clothing/apparel purchases in 2020, but they didn't cut back on entertainment. That is a key takeaway from new PQ Media data, which shows a 6% increase in consumer media spending (global) for the year. >>

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Top tips to develop a branded podcast

There are more opportunities than ever to provide content to customers, but many brands struggle with connecting rich content like video and podcasts to more traditional content that pushes conversions and other engagements. We asked an expert how brands can improve their podcasting strategy so that all content types work together. >>

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Top tips to improve quality of branded content

Driving traffic and conversions through branded content has long been a struggle for many, and with more avenues for content opening those struggles have only magnified. Here are a few tips for brands to create better content, that is relevant and wanted by their customer base, that will help to drive higher engagement. >>

Friday, August 14, 2020

How publishers can increase engagement through relevance

Recently Google announced a campaign that would push $15 million in ads to support local newsrooms and publications that have been hit hard by consumers' move to online news consumption. Through the campaign they'll place targeted ads in 3,000 newspapers, news sites, and radio and TV stations. While this is a interesting move, one local expert believes it is also a sign to publishers to take more control of their content and the data they have on-hand that can serve more relevant content to their readers and viewers. >>

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Report: Streaming returning to pre-pandemic levels

While the first three months of the COVID-19 pandemic saw a sharp increase in the amount of content streaming done per household, researchers now believe the peak of this trend has passed and that streaming will being to return to more normal levels. >>

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