In its report "Real-time Bidding: The Online Ad Exchange," research firm Parks Associates predicts advertising revenues from real-time bidding practices will be worth $7 billion in North America by 2017.
Forward-thinking marketers use Big Data to create personalized customer experiences.
Total U.S. advertising spend is expected to increase 2.7% to $152.1 billion in 2012, according to a forecast conducted by research firm Strategy Analytics. A Strategy Analytics statement described the jump as "significant improvement."
I don't begrudge new Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson deflecting questions about Yahoo's display advertising prospects (even though he must have brainstormed his options considering talks with Yahoo began in November). But that doesn't mean I can't enjoy a little fun and project some possibilities.
AOL promoted Jim Norton to head of AOL sales on Dec. 9. Norton previously served as SVP of AOL Advertising's advanced sales team.
Yahoo's board of directors fired CEO Carol Bartz abruptly — reportedly via phone call — but not all that unexpectedly. Industry experts predicted a range of options for the one-time technology powerhouse, including selling itself off for spare parts.
U.S. online advertising revenue grew by 23% year-over-year to $14.9 billion in the first half of 2011, according to a report released by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) on Sept. 28.
AOL's global advertising business generated $319 million in revenue in the second quarter, a 5% increase compared with the prior year. The second quarter was the unit's first period of year-over-year revenue growth since Q2 2008. AOL's global advertising business contributed 59% of the company's total revenue in the quarter.
US Internet advertising revenue reached $7.3 billion in the first quarter of 2011, an all-time high and a 23% increase compared with Q1 2010, according to industry group the Interactive Advertising Bureau and advisory firm Pricewaterhouse Coopers.
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What's in our mailbox this month: fitness postcards from Retro Fitness, American Woman Fitness Centers, Union's United Taekwondo Academy, and Bally Total Fitness. (We're totally pumped.)
Social data can improve a brand's bottom line and customer relationships. Just ask brands Infiniti and Diamond Nexus.
Here are three must-have data sets that every marketer should include in his or her email strategy.