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.

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.

Keith Soljacich, vice president of experiential technology at Digitas, discusses the state of augmented reality and what a brand's presence could look like in an augmented world.

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.

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

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.

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.

Marketers are at different stages of digital transformation—some have the basics down, while others are starting from the ground up. At Dmexco last week, we asked several industry experts about their own efforts. Here's what they said.

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

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.

Advertisers agree that ensuring brand safety is a perennial problem, but there isn’t a consensus on who is most responsible for it.

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.

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.