Welcome to the Top 100 Digital Agencies Report 2019 Gurman Hundal Co Founder and CEO, MiQ Huge congratulations to all the agencies which have made it into the Econsultancy Top 100. We know how hard agencies work to deliver for the brands they work with, and it’s great to see that hard work recognised. We […]
A marketer’s guide to the third-party cookie crackdown
With so many different developments, it can be hard to keep track (ha!) of what exactly is happening and what all of it might mean. So, here is a potted summary of the key developments in the ‘cookiepocalypse’, the impact they are having on marketing and advertising, and what industry professionals can and should do about it.
Latest Research, Trends and Best Practice
1. Introduction Over the last two decades a swathe of price comparison websites (PCW) have emerged, offering consumers a one-stop-shop for comparing the prices of a product or service. PCWs act as vertical search engines, aggregating product listings from multiple retailers. PCWs such as uSwitch, Confused.com, MoneySuperMarket and GoCompare are an important part of the marketing […]
1. Introduction This guide has been written to complement Econsultancy’s Social Media Strategy Best Practice Guide, and Content Strategy Best Practice Guide. Its purpose is to provide a snapshot of some of the major social media platforms and the most pressing considerations for marketers looking to generate the most value from social media. It provides […]
1. Introduction This guide has been written to complement Econsultancy’s Social Media Strategy Best Practice Guide, Social Media Platforms Overview, B2B Social Media Best Practice Guide and Paid Search Best Practice Guide. The purpose of this guide is to provide an overview of the opportunities, risks and the required investment of time, effort and budget […]
Optimising Programmatic Campaigns - Best Practice Guide
This report has been designed to help marketers build an understanding of programmatic and to offer best practice guidance for programmatic buying.
It is intended as an informational tool for advertisers who run their ads programmatically, as an audit guide for agencies that deliver the programmatic activity and as a best practice manual for the trader.
How TikTok owner ByteDance rose to become China’s second-biggest digital ad player
ByteDance is now the second-biggest player in the Chinese digital advertising landscape, taking 23% of all digital media spend in the first half of 2019 – equivalent to 50 billion yuan (or $7 billion). In the process, ByteDance leapfrogged over some of China’s most important tech companies, including the (slightly ailing) search giant Baidu, and Tencent, the owner of omnipresent super-app WeChat.
So, how has ByteDance succeeded in becoming one of the biggest players in Chinese advertising?
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The rise of programmatic outdoor: What advertisers need to know
In this briefing, we nail down exactly what programmatic outdoor advertising is and how it works, and the ways in which it differs from regular DOOH and online programmatic. We discuss the advantages and disadvantages of programmatic for OOH advertising, and look at the future: where programmatic outdoor is going based on current trends, and what advertisers need to bear in mind as this channel continues to grow.
From the Blog
This week we’ve got news about digital ad spend, digital literacy, AI and lots more to help beat the January blues. Before we get going, make sure to take a look at our Internet Statistics Database for additional insights into a plethora of marketing topics. FMCG has been identified as the highest paid sector in […]
Google plans to block third-party cookies in its Chrome browser by 2022 and the ad industry is up in arms.
Back in January 2016, the BBC launched its own in-house creative agency, BBC Creative, which now comprises over 150 staff.
The new age of audio: What does it mean for advertising?
After years of taking a back seat to more attractive and measurable ad formats, audio is suddenly the new golden child of advertising and marketing.
This briefing explores the developments behind the “audio renaissance”. How new audio media like podcasting changed what listeners have come to expect from audio advertising and why these new ad formats are believed to be so effective. It also looks at the challenges around audio advertising and the solutions that are being created to try and address them.
ADEY’s ‘Pimp Their Boiler’ campaign, which sought to reach and educate installers and industry influencers about the benefits of fitting a MagnaClean device, reaches more than 460,000 people and leads to a 5% increase in year-on-year warranty registrations.
Working with influencers Mother Pukka and Father of Daughters, Renault receives about 1.9m engagements with #BehindCarDoors campaign, which positions the Scénic as the ultimate family car.
Fashion retailer Vavavoom boosts transactions by 15% and revenue by 22% with a highly targeted campaign that used YouTube’s TrueView for action.
Following a $170m Federal Trade Commission (FTC) settlement related to charges that it violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), YouTube has announced changes to its service that it says will help protect children’s privacy.
Historically, brand safety has been a significant concern for advertisers and for good reason. The vast majority of brands don’t want their ads displayed alongside content that is objectionable – or even worse.
Nearly a decade ago, Domino’s Pizza was known as the poor man’s Pizza Hut.
Drama at the publisher of former Gawker Media websites including Deadspin and Gizmodo is offering a glimpse into the sometimes head-scratching aspects of large digital ad buys.
According to a 2018 Ofcom report, the number of UK subscribers to streaming services has overtaken those for pay TV.
We’ve got news about sustainability, digital ad spend, social media usage, and lots more in this week’s roundup.