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Advanced TV Makes A Splash at AdWeek NY

One thing about the television industry: if there’s a more complicated way to explain something, we’ll find it. Hence terms like “MVPD” (multichannel video platform distributor) instead of “pay TV provider” or vMVPD (virtual multichannel video platform distributor) instead of “digital pay TV provider.” So, it was no surprise that the television events at Advertising […]

 

Multitouch Attribution Is Changing the Way We Think About Television

Multitouch attribution is very much on the minds of everyone in the television industry these days, so it’s no surprise that it was one of the hot topics at the TVB Forward conference held in New York City this month.  Data+Math founder John Hoctor offered a solid explanation of what it is that companies like […]

 

In Small TV Markets, Necessity Is the Mother of Invention

Local broadcast stations in small markets may seem like a throwback to the early days of television, but recently, they’ve found themselves on the front lines in the war for ad dollars between TV and digital. These markets are unique in that many of their ad clients are small businesses—hair salons, car dealers, insurance agents, […]

 

How TV Stations in Smaller Markets Are Using Digital to Win Customers

One of the more interesting things I learned at the NABSMTE event, in Nashville last week, was that in many smaller TV markets, the local broadcast TV ad teams serve as a combination of marketing manager and ad agency for their clients, writing and producing the ads and then designing and building the websites the […]

 

New Change Management Study from Videa Reveals Opportunity for Automation

People don’t always like change. Whether it’s a new brand of coffee in the cafeteria or a new technology for their workflow, getting people over that initial hump is not always easy, even when they know that ultimately, that change is going to be for the best. That was the high-level takeaway when I read […]

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