Posts tagged with Programmatic

Q&A: Chris O'Hara on the nuts and bolts of programmatic direct

Chris O'Hara, Co-Founder and CRO of Bionic Advertising Systems, is the author responsible for our recently published Programmatic Marketing: Beyond RTB Best Practice Guide.

Below, he answers some questions about the new programmatic direct landscape and other topics covered in the report.

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Is the strength of digital also its Achilles heel when attracting brands online?

We are lucky to be working in the digital industry as it provides the most targetable and measurable medium yet in terms of marketing.

With the ability to combine first and third party data, bring offline data into play and combine it with granular behavioural and audience data (such as pages visited, searches made, content viewed, and time spent on certain activities), very specific audience segments can be defined, built and reached.

If you want to build an audience of wealthy families who live in Scotland, are interested in curling and are currently reading regularly reviews on executive cars, as well as looking for quotes on car insurance for example, these people can be identified and targeted accordingly.


The nuts and bolts of programmatic marketing (part three)

My last post covering the mechanics that underpin programmatic media provoked some interesting questions.

In particular, the following comment...


Programmatic media unpacked (part two)

Before we start, thanks for the feedback on my first instalment on programmatic media, this was much appreciated and forms a useful basis for this next piece.

This post covers the mechanisms that underpin programmatic, and attempts to portray the varying perspectives of those involved. 

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The Twitter API: human meets programmatic

The official launch of the Twitter Ads API was inevitable but still important for the marketing ecosystem. One of the world’s biggest human-fed and –curated platforms has taken a step in the right direction – using technology to help make marketers’ lives easier.

Twitter is taking a page out of the playbook of Facebook, which started its journey toward a mature advertising business with its own API in 2009. They built on this success with the launch of Facebook Exchange in 2012. As one of the original FBX partners, we have seen the data and scale available become important to many top brands.