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This Week in Native Ads 11/16

One big thing Brands should adopt billable hours – but link that to the outcomes they need to create this year. I.e each hour could be worth $100k in growth. The timesheet has been a staple of ad agencies for decades. The business model dictates that they need to know where every hour is going. It keeps them focused and on-track (as much as creatives hate filling them out). Brands should also adapt this same mindset. The reason being,… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
November 16, 2018
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Killing Wasted Spend: how to staunch the bleeding of digital dollars and reignite growth

  Imagine, for a moment, an industry outside of digital advertising where waste was as commonplace.   You turn on CNBC in the morning to watch in horror that the aluminum market managed to misplace 7 billion dollars worth of the commodity. Vanished without a trace. Or that 800 million bushels of soybeans disappeared overnight.   The Association for National Advertisers reports that only a quarter of all digital ads reach real people, and the… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
November 16, 2018

This Week in Native Ads 11/9

Welcome to all new readers who have joined this past week and a big congrats to the the winners at the Native Institute Awards. One big thing Ari Paparo’s piece on How business models change incentives in marketing technology is spot on. (CPM, usage, percentage of speed, SAAS). It’s often an underlooked decision, how you buy technology impacts the buyer and seller and can mean your incentives are at… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
November 9, 2018

This Week in Native Ads 11/2

One big thing No one big thing this week — it’s the turn in the quarter where the rush is on pre thanksgiving. At least that’s what I’m telling myself? Enjoy this weeks edition. Notable stories this week NBCU makes cutbacks laying off 50 in their ad sales team. Programmatic’s legacy pricing structure penalize premium. ^ Related, media companies scramble to meet annual goals. LinkedIn integrates… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
November 2, 2018