Category : CMO Strategy

The Marketing Executive’s Guide to Recruiting In-House Digital Advertising Talent [eBook]

The many benefits of in-house advertising are clear to marketers looking for an alternative to agencies and middlemen. From the more obvious (upfront cost savings and transparency) to the more subtle (direct connection with customer behavior and increased responsiveness to marketplace opportunities), innovative companies are finding concrete value in making the switch. Picking the right advertising automation software is a key factor in achieving in-house advertising success, but recruiting the right people to handle budget, run campaigns, and optimize performance is […]

As CMOs Increase 2016 Digital Marketing Budgets, An Opportunity Emerges

CMOs will be increasing budgets in social, mobile and analytics both short-term and over the next few years, according to a bi-annual survey conducted by the Duke University School of Business. The results of the survey show that B2C and B2B marketing executives will be increasing marketing spend on mobile 160% in the next three years, despite difficulties in demonstrating ROI: Which best describes how you show the impact of social media on your business? Survey respondents indicated they plan […]

Not Your Father’s Media Mix: 4 Charts for Advertisers Embracing Digital

Father’s Day is just around the corner. As with any commercialized holiday, advertisers are now battling to win the hearts and dollars (to the tune of $12.7 billion) of everyone shopping for a special gift for dad. Any time competition for customers heats up, it’s worth taking a step back and assessing how the business of advertising has changed, and where all the competition is taking place. An annual tradition like Father’s Day is a great time to mark how untraditional […]

Advertising Roundup: Media Reviews in the News

The advertising world is experiencing a massive shakeup this year – one that has many agencies scrambling to retain big-ticket customers and simultaneously pitch to a rapidly growing pool of prospects (representing a whopping $20 billion in marketing dollars). In the words of Rob Horler, the US CEO of Dentsu Aegis: “It is unprecedented; I’ve never seen anything like it.” From household products to household names in entertainment, marketing’s biggest spenders are putting their media business in review. The chart […]

Advertising SaaS: Behind Ad Tech’s Growth to $100B in 2020

A recently released report from independent consulting firm Technology Business Research projects that ad tech revenue will increase from $30B in 2015 to $100B in 2020 — a 300%+ increase over a 5-year span. According to MediaPost, this rapid boost in revenue is a clear reflection of “advertisers’ continued shift toward digital formats and the rise of self-serve platform offerings.” To formulate the $100B figure, the consulting firm evaluated vendors from four different segments — data management platforms, demand-side platforms, ad […]