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A Coming of Age Moment For Social Advertising

In case you missed it, TechCrunch covered our announcement of extending Nanigans software to mobile ad exchanges with an article titled “Facebook’s Top Ad Seller Nanigans Expands To Twitter’s MoPub After Hitting $500M A Year In Spend.” In the words of tech journalist Josh Constine, “The Nanigans expansion beyond Facebook is somewhat of a coming of age moment for social advertising.” There are several reasons why our integration with a mobile exchange is such big news for digital marketers; here are a […]

5 Myths of In-House Advertising, Debunked

Recently, the Wall Street Journal published an article titled WPP’s Sorrell: In-House Ad Buying is a “Temporary Phenomenon.” In it, the public relations company’s CEO is quoted as telling CMO Today, “Our view is after a year or two it will change. I question whether [ clients ] will be able to apply technology successfully.” While we readily acknowledge that in-house marketing is not for everyone, it’s a far stretch to say that direct ad buying won’t last, or that data-driven […]

In-House Advertising: A 5-Step Path to Success

Over the past few months we’ve been sharing our thoughts on the in-house advertising movement, providing news updates and key reasons why digital marketing companies are taking control of their customer data. Based on our relationships with current customers, we wrote an eBook detailing how campaign conception, execution, measurement and optimization all stand to benefit from a direct relationship to ad automation software. While we’ve spent years perfecting Ad Engine, we fully admit that software is not the only critical […]

Ad Age Digital Conference 2014

Ad Age’s Digital Conference: CMOs, Content… Catvertising?

Ad Age’s sold-out digital conference is garnering a lot of buzz. Running Tuesday, April 1 and Wednesday, April 2 in NYC, this event features CMOs from top performance marketing verticals like eCommerce, gaming, consumer products and electronics as well as experts on the topics of TV, social media and digital strategy. Notable speakers include EA’s Senior Vice President of Global Consumer Marketing Carolyn Feinstein, and Mark Addicks, CMO of General Mills. To add levity to the proceedings, last night former […]

Left brain vs. right brain

A CMO’s Guide to Content Creation & Advertising

Marketing is a two-sided field, and in the era of “show me the money,” provable ROI, one side appears to be getting buried. What separates a good advertiser from a great one is acting on science; namely: data, analytics, method testing, market research. However, the humanities angle (how do people feel about your product? what is the personality of your brand? what is your company doing to help the world?) is every bit as important. What CMOs and performance marketers […]