Advertising

Amazon sold nearly US$100 billion worth of products last quarter as millions of people relied on the ecommece giant during lockdowns. The increased online activity also drove a 51 per cent jump in ad revenue for Amazon. In Q3 results reported late last week, Amazon confirmed its business has continued

Gumtree has appointed Shannon Fitzpatrick as Director of Advertising, bolstering the online marketplace’s programmatic offering.  In his new role, Fitzpatrick will lead strategic direction to drive further growth for the site’s programmatic-first advertising approach. With almost two decades’ experience in media and advertising, Fitzpatrick has worked in a variety of

Just over 50 per cent of Australians believe brands should not advertise as normal in the current COVID-19 climate, according to a new Hootsuite and We Are Social April Global Statshot report.  The research shows only 48 per cent of Australians want brands to advertise as normal. However, global data

IAB Australia has expanded its board adding the Executive Tech Council (ETC) in a bid to increase industry representation.  The bureau said the addition of an ETC representative will bring additional technical insights to Board discussions around standards, guidelines and general industry issues. The IAB Board is made up of

Advertising in digital audio platforms continues to grow with 75 per cent of media buyers placing ads in podcasts, according to a new IAB report, the Audio Advertising State of the Nation. The report also highlighted 90 per cent of media buyers are buying ads in streaming services. Nearly two-thirds

Australian media companies have joined forces to launch a far-reaching campaign to convince Australia’s c-suite of the effectiveness of advertising.  The campaign, called Advertise or Die, is designed to combat a weak advertising market exacerbated by low consumer confidence and to give marketers the ammunition they need to win the

The adtech industry is too focused on metrics that don’t really matter to its customers and needs to shift its focus to get stronger buy in from senior marketing leaders. To convince CMOs to invest more in programmatic, it is important to map to overall business outcomes as well as

Brands in digital TV have a tendency to overcomplicate things for advertisers. They feel the need to use certain technologies just because they are available, according to Patrick Darcy, CEO at Cadreon. He said, “an advance in technology — certainly programmatic, data or addressability — because there’s changes in technology,

Nine has launched its new advertising buying platform, 9Voyager giving SMEs the opportunity to advertise on the company’s various channels.  The self-serve automated buying platform was built by Nine in house using the 9Galaxy technology.  According to Nine its unique proprietary technology allows business owners of all sizes to access

In today’s digital economy, programmatic advertising plays an integral role in the digital transformation of how businesses reach, win and retain customers.  The big question is – how are the some of the world’s leading brands leveraging programmatic to outgrow the competition smarter, faster and more efficiently? In our first