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Highlights from AdExchanger’s 2019 Industry Preview

In late January, the good people at Videa asked me to attend AdExchanger’s 2019 Industry Preview, and report the key findings. The 2019 Industry Preview is two days of panels and one-on-one “fireside” chats that focus on marketing technology trends for the coming year. From my personal observation, it’s pretty high-powered stuff. And has been […]

 

Do Six Second Ads Really Work?

We had a bit of fun not long ago, postulating that the television industry could actually create and deploy one second ads. Whether anybody would actually buy those ads is an open question: We played with the short ad concept because we were flooded with :06 ads, particularly on NFL games. Part of that appears to […]

 

The Value of Television: Advertising Week Wrap-up

To quote the erudite Hannibal Lecter, “we covet most what we see every day.” And that’s television. At Advertising Week in New York earlier this month, we frequently heard from folks in the digital media space about how they were creating mass quantities of impressions at increasingly lower costs. “Racing to the bottom,” somebody said […]

 

The One Second TV Spot

I’ve been paying attention to short-form television ads. REALLY short-form television ads. ONE SECOND television ads. I published a piece on LinkedIn about it, here. It started with a conversation at Advertising Week in New York in early October. The good people at Videa asked me to attend, learn and contribute. We are now seeing research on the […]

 

You Have to Fight Scale with Scale

The other day I sounded off on LinkedIn about some of my key findings from the TVB Forward conference in New York on Sept. 27. I was there as a guest of Videa, and my eyes were opened about the large-scale trends in the local broadcast television ecosystem. I am, admittedly, a fan of scale […]

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