Advertising & Marketing


As digital marketing becomes more automated, marketers are allocating more of their budgets to marketing technology. Research indicates CMOs spend about 30% of their budgets on tech products.

An ANA survey indicates that cost savings are why most brands turn to in-housing. While other in-housing benefits are nice, the research shows that they are often ancillary.

Tech vendors aren’t doing themselves any favors by making their products difficult to understand.

Megan Harbold, vice president of ecommerce at The Mars Agency, explains the challenges of advertising on Amazon.

Liz Cole, vice president and group director of social strategy at Digitas, discusses how marketers can tap into the interactive and personal nature of Facebook Messenger.

We talk to four agency executives about the challenges brands need help solving to optimize their Amazon product detail pages.

Patrick Edlefsen, managing director of D/A/CH at Sizmek, talks about how brands and publishers are upping their game in response to increasing ad blocking in Germany.

Mike Sands, co-founder and CEO of Signal, discusses how companies use marketing data to modify their merchandising efforts, and why they need to pay extra close attention to Amazon.

Wes MacLaggan, senior vice president of marketing at Marin Software, discusses why marketers need to keep mining search and other types of data to stay competitive.

Andreas Reiffen, founder and CEO of Crealytics, discusses how fashion retailers are using marketing data to efficiently identify trends and adjust their production efforts accordingly.

According to a new study, CMOs will likely pay more attention to technology strategies and making their interactions more human in the next year.

Eight email marketing experts from vendors and agencies in the space talk about how their clients are struggling to adjust their email strategies away from blast message to more relevant, targeted sends.

John Duffy, co-founder and CEO of 3Cinteractive, discusses the new texting standard set to replace SMS and what it means for marketers.

Adam Soroca, head of the global buyer team at Rubicon Project, spoke about how advertisers use bid shading to mitigate the difference in prices between different types of programmatic auctions.

Ted Dhanik, CEO and co-founder of ad tech firm engage:BDR, spoke about how publishers can use cryptocurrencies to get paid faster.

Pooja Midha, president of true[X], explains what needs to happen for connected TV advertising to reach its full potential.

Ian Dahlman, vice president of search and analytics at gyro, explains why B2Bs must continuously test their assumptions about who their audiences are and what they want.

Jim Hertzfeld, chief strategist at digital agency Perficient Digital, discusses how some brand marketers are connecting marketing data to merchandising data to maximize the value of what's available to them.

Data breaches are proliferating at a time when marketers are becoming increasingly reliant on user data.