Mobile proved to be the biggest driver, accounting for $20.7 billion.
Accenture finds that digital and mobile are taking a sizable share of companies' advertising budgets—equal to that of television ads.
A portent for the near future: 14- to 17-year-olds appear the most willing to avoid ads through paid subscriptions.
Next year the percentage will rise to 72% and represent $27 billion in ad spend, according to an eMarketer research report.
When brands focus on the experience rather than on the product, customers respond—with their dollars and their loyalty.
The theme at the 2016 Adobe Summit is why and how to transform to an experience business. Adobe made several product announcements in line with that theme.
They're assuming the driver's seat and accelerating spending even though their roadmaps are unclear, says a study.
Speakers at #Excom2016 emphasized that companies need to put customers at the center of their strategic decision making.
It's time that's of the essence in the hunt for marketing tech solutions, not perfection, counsels an expert.
One-to-one is yesterday, according to direct marketing legend Stan Rapp, who holds that engagement is but the first step to the ultimate goal: entanglement.
The Interactive Advertising Bureau delivers a game plan for dealing with consumers who bypass digital ads.
Nine out of 10 B2B marketers admit that their communications reach a significant number of people that will never do business with them.
Marketers who don't bother to learn and use customers' privacy preferences are just a creepy ad or a retargeting sofa away from losing their customers' business forever.
The two answer a call for expert advice on optimum usage of components in the stack.
It's more about their disdain for bad browser experiences than a dislike of digital advertising.
Email, social, and addressable TV allow nontraditional candidates to enter the race cheaper and stay in longer.
Viant CEO Vanderhook says MySpace's user data gives Time Facebook-like scale outside of a walled garden.
New leaders include JPMorgan Chase brand chief Susan Canavari, plus execs from Acxiom, Conde Nast, Digitas, and Microsoft.
The crystal company uses digital advocacy to garner attendance—and sales—at in-store events.
The Nordic telecom aims to broaden its ad media profile with the acquisition of the cross-device ad platform.
IAB's Rothenberg brands blocker companies as satanic, but they're just marching to the orders of the masses.
Voices.com targets its two key customer groups via the channels in which they're most likely to respond.
Finding products and services is easier than it's ever been, but at what cost?
General Electric's top digital strategist breaks down how to excel in the industry's ever-changing landscape.
The trade association applauds Obama's commitment to digital marketing, but pleads for more safeguards from Washington.
But the future of search and display is fishy for companies in marketing services, media, and technology.
The annual tech conference is filled with connected hardware of every ilk, heralding the Age of the Internet of Things.
Don't go all FOLO. Forge a graphene-like bond with the zeitgeist and watch your Wi-Fi aura glow.
But the battle against the bad bots is far from over. They are more plentiful than ever.
An increase in multichannel activity fueled a 23% rise—and the biggest quarter ever.
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