Ad technology makes it possible for advertisers to reach specific target audiences on Web pages that can hurt an advertisers’ own brand.  

Where will traditional TV networks find its new advertisers?  Will they be niche down-market advertisers or high-end luxury marketers?

Authenticity and transparency are today’s watchwords and have become synonymous with millennial audiences in our digital environment, the only environment millennials have ever really known. Consequently, brands are now able to connect with these always-on consumers in an unprecedented way.

Marketers can’t help who they are. Where they were born, how they were raised, which schools they attended (or not), how far they have traveled — These and many more factors comprise their biographies. But sometimes, when biographies that are more similar than different are assembled in one room, something happens that can sink a campaign: Unconscious bias.  By Ozzie Godinez - CEO and Co-Founder at PACO Collective

As a researcher focused on multicultural consumers in the U.S., my first thought is, how does programmatic sampling affect multicultural sample? But before we get into the implications of that, let’s demystify the concept of the practice.

Despite the negative press around programmatic advertising following the YouTube ad controversy, programmatic isn’t going anywhere.

In the last few months, ad tech overall -- and programmatic, in particular -- has taken a beating over issues related to brand safety, transparency, and more. In all fairness, these issues extend to the digital media and advertising worlds at large, not only to the sub-sectors of ad tech/martech and programmatic media.

On a recent visit to Bangladesh I took part in a roundtable discussion on the use of research in advertising development. The consensus opinion appeared to be that good gut feeling was more important than research when it came to developing advertising. But that raises the question of how do you develop good gut feeling?  by Nigel Hollis

It is non-debatable that the last five years in the media industry has seen more creative enlightenment and tech innovation than the last fifty years combined. By Brian Katz, VP of advanced TV insights and strategy at Eyeview

Lopez Negrete Communications, Inc. won the Advertising Research Foundation's (ARF) 2017 Silver David Ogilvy Award in the New Audiences category for its "Hispanic 'Wonder Every Day'" campaign, created for client Walmart.

Procurement and benchmarking rose to corporate prominence once "increased shareholder value" became the advertiser's mantra. Marketing declined in importance, from an investment to achieve brand growth to a cost to be optimized. Benchmarking consultants jumped on the bandwagon. 4As shamefully accepted the ANA benchmarking trend with hardly a whimper, leaving its members to fend for themselves.  By Michael Farmer - Madison Avenue Manslaughter

When it comes to collecting and evaluating audience data, marketers can choose from a multitude of tactics.

Last week I presented at the TUAD, the Turkish Researchers Association, addressing the conference theme “Sharper vision guides brands to a profitable future”. The following is a summary of what I had to say.  by Nigel Hollis

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