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Digital Disruption and TV Media Buying – What Brands Need

I recently wrote an article about digital transformation and the 6D’s. My argument was that we are still at the disruption phase of the cycle. In North America the TV ad business is a $70 billion market , representing approximately 50% of total media spend. Approximately 5% of that is digitally bought and as OTT […]

 

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 […]

 

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 […]

 

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 […]

 

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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