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logos of some of the world's biggest brands
logos of some of the world's biggest brands

How Branded Content Drives Business Outcomes

The tldr; content that is consumed, disclosed and has calls to action will drive business outcomes. Getting to content that is consumed, is the hard part. More on that below. Before we indulge in this post, there are a few provisos I need to give. These are, level setting, branded content can easily drive business outcomes when you have effective measurement in place. If you don’t have that – you can and will lose money very… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
January 29, 2019
buzzfeed plans to lay off 15% of staff
buzzfeed plans to lay off 15% of staff

This Week in Native Ads 1/25

One big thing Marie Kondo is having her cultural moment, I read the book a few years ago – and subsequently went on a rampage through the house and my belongings ha. From a marketers perspective, it’s also a process worth doing, reviewing all the tools, systems, processes, partners and looking to simplify. In a world of growing spend, we’ve added more, simplifying helps everyone focus on the end result – better business outcomes. IF you haven’t caught… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
January 25, 2019
brooklyn-bridge-with-manhattan-skylines-new-york-city
brooklyn-bridge-with-manhattan-skylines-new-york-city

The Best Native Advertising Examples of 2019

In this article, we spotlight the kings and queens of native advertising and branded content in 2019. Each week, we picked remarkable content campaigns to feature in This Week in Native Ads (sign up to the newsletter here). Being included in This Week in Native Ads automatically got you in consideration for the best ads of the year. See 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018. Submit your own work for consideration for 2020, here. Also visit… Continue reading

Jessica Toib
Jessica Toib
May 10, 2021
T Brand Studio to Produce Voice Skills for Advertisers
T Brand Studio to Produce Voice Skills for Advertisers

This Week in Native Ads 1/18

Before your snowy weekend here’s the latest in native and content. ❄️ One big thing Tim Cook called on the FTC to help tidy up the use of our data. “The Federal Trade Commission should establish a data-broker clearinghouse, requiring all data brokers to register, enabling consumers to track the transactions that have bundled and sold their data from place to place, and giving users the power to delete their data on demand,… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
January 18, 2019
Buzzfeed employees work at the company's headquarters in New York
Buzzfeed employees work at the company's headquarters in New York

This Week in Native Ads 1/11

We’re back! And this year an additional 5,700 brands begin adopting native and branded content (per MediaRadar data), whilst existing brands are renewing at higher rates, there’s a lot to be optimistic about. One big thing I don’t buy the post advertising narrative but Derek Thompson digs in to some of the challenges the industry is facing as it evolves in his piece: Post Advertising Future. Advertising is a healthy… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
January 11, 2019

How Nudge Can Help Your Programmatic Buying

At Nudge we believe in content, and our platform was created out of a need to understand how content performs when it becomes advertising. Building a successful brand stems from the relationship brands develop with their consumers. Content that is rooted in meaningful storytelling meant to inspire, educate, and entertain is a great tool for nourishing that relationship. This is why finding the right audience is so important, a task that is rooted in distribution.  … Continue reading

Jessica Toib
Jessica Toib
January 7, 2019