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In-House Advertising Software Vs. Advertising Agencies: Which Is Best For You?

More than half of marketers have already moved their advertising from an external agency to an in-house team (even Facebook has revealed that it’s moving more of its advertising work in-house.) So how do you know if your company should follow the in-house herd? Ask yourself the following questions to determine if an in-house advertising team is right for you: Would you like to cut out unnecessary advertising costs? When you hire an outside agency to manage your ads, you’re […]

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Why Programmatic Ad Spending Will Dominate The Future Of Advertising

2015 has been a landmark year for programmatic — a method of marketing that eMarketer calls a “must-have for media buyers and sellers looking to achieve better campaign performance and media buying efficiencies.” By using an algorithm to purchase ad space in real-time instead of manually managing the process, advertisers are free to focus on making impactful ad campaigns with more precise targeting. Programmatic is also accessible enough that companies can manage their own advertising in-house instead of outsourcing to […]

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 […]

5 Key Benefits of In-House Digital Advertising [Infographic]

When it comes to digital advertising, we know it pays to keep it in the family. Digital leaders realize they no longer need to funnel online advertising budgets through multiple third parties (which each take their own cut of the action). “If you bring that team in-house, you have an opportunity to share cross-channel findings, be agile, to do more with programmatic,” says Kathy O’Dowd, senior manager for programmatic buying in North America at Netflix. “That’s an amazing opportunity to […]

In-House Advertising in the News

The times, they are a-changin’ — and quickly. Amidst news from comScore that Americans spend more time per month on mobile apps than they do on desktop Internet,  eMarketer reports that direct response has claimed the majority of US marketers’ budgets. These findings reflect the reality that hard numbers are here to stay, and that advertisers need to address the challenges of new technology head on. 2014 US Digital Ad Spending Share, by Objective Source: eMarketer’s Ad Spending Report Series, May […]