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Presenting, an ode to content

Content is the heart and soul of how brands communicate, yet great content doesn’t create itself. We share an ode to content and what it takes to create it. It all starts with an idea. The story is told through real work from the archives. Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
August 13, 2021

Content Marketing FAQ

What are content marketing metrics? Metrics are measures of performance that enable you to make better decisions. For content marketing metrics, they tell you how your audience is responding to your content, by summarizing how many people, where they came from, if they shared the content, if they read it, sometimes emotional response and then if they converted. How do you measure Content Marketing? Using content marketing analytics platforms like Nudge, you install them or connect them to your content. Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
July 27, 2021

Native Advertising Glossary

An overview of terms often used in native advertising. See also Branded Content Glossary. Native advertising, describes the overall trend of creating advertising that is designed to fit the form and function of the site it resides on. Native content, content designed to fit the form and function of where it resides. Native display, utilizing display ad slots to show a native ad unit. Native programmatic, describes the automated buying of… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
May 11, 2021

Can collaboration in content collapse already?

Collaboration in content is still hard, disjointed and not very scientific. An ideal scenario would balance the art and science of content, supporting the creative to nestle out the best work. Too much content is unseen, unconsumed and has the work gone to waste. Effective collaboration helps solve this. The problem is data-driven collaboration is missing from all processes. At the moment, data is largely not involved in the collaboration process. At best some data or insight is shared in… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
March 26, 2021

NFTs and Content

I had just bought 1/1000th of a first edition Ian Fleming book, Goldfinger. Now what? Can I go read it? It turns out it is stored in a secure east coast facility, held on my and 999 others behalf by Rally Road. Rally Road launched in 2017 when three friends got together to find a way to democratize the ownership of collectibles. However, this isn’t an NFT but it’s a nice lead into it. You see, the book exists, the… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
March 26, 2021
Shenanigans in sports sponsorships
Shenanigans in sports sponsorships

Shenanigans in sports sponsorships

Formula 1 is the yachting of motorsports, that is it is showy, speedy and intellectual. Many have been introduced or brought back to it through Drive to Survive on Netflix. As I was. Simply it is 20 drivers, racing around a track, in cars that have to adhere to regulations. Otherwise referred to as the Formula, hence Formula 1. There is a whole history around the regulations and the history which is… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
March 17, 2021
The best native advertising examples of 2021
The best native advertising examples of 2021

The Best Native Advertising Examples of 2021

Read on to see the best native ads of 2021. When people speak about native ads, they typically either talk about native content or native display. So, in an effort to avoid confusion, I want to make it clear that in this piece, we’re concentrating on content. Throughout, you’ll quickly notice that we use additional terms that are synonymous with native content, e.g. branded content, sponsored content, and custom content. Each week, we handpick exceptional content campaigns that we’ve… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
February 3, 2021
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adidas_game

Edition #281 Brands inevitable DTC future

One big thing Even PlayStation is going direct to consumer with the launch of Playstation studios, ahead of the PS5 launch. “Sony has developed a new umbrella brand to unite its first-party PlayStation titles. The PlayStation Studios brand will go live in PlayStation 4 and 5 games later this year, and will only be featured on games developed and managed by Sony Interactive Entertainment's Worldwide Studios organization.” It’s not that they will now produce games… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
May 15, 2020
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corona_recession

This Week in Native Ads 4/17

You did, you made it to Friday – well done. One big thing You want to be careful to not be caught in a false economy. On the one hand, you see podcast revenue is up, which is likely committed revenue which hasn’t yet been pulled back. On the other, you see the pipeline of new content is reducing. But eyeballs are at all-time highs. The London Business School put together a PDF on the… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
April 17, 2020