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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 […]

eMarketer’s 7 Social Media Ad Trends for 2014

2013 has been another incredible year for social media advertising with record Facebook revenues and the recent Twitter IPO. As we look to how social media advertising will evolve in 2014, eMarketer recently held a webinar revealing the top 7 Social Media Trends for 2014. Principal Analyst, Debra Aho Williamson, stated that 2014 will be the year of acceptance for social media advertising. More than ever before, U.S.marketers are committing budgets to social media advertising signaling a sea change for […]