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Edition #280 Brand Balance Sheets, 5/8

One big thing As we transition to the new normal, those brands that are spending, are starting to invest in marketing assets. Assets like app installs, newsletter subscribers, upper-funnel audience, training, webinar attendance. “The roughly $40 billion app-install market was “likely the most material contributor this quarter” to social media ad spend, according to Morgan Stanley analysts.” And why not, with attention up and cost per clicks down, it's a perfect storm. By my calculations,… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
May 8, 2020
publisher revenue
publisher revenue

This Week in Native Ads 1/24

After a couple of meatier weeks this is a lighter edition – but do spend it checking out the campaigns of the week, both excellent. Notable stories this week Revcontent introduces native video marketplace. Employees sharing TikToks behind the scenes. Facebook has barred an Israeli firm that claims it can “subconsciously influence” people, because it is allegedly using fake accounts on social media platforms. Instagram… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
January 24, 2020
medium-evolution
medium-evolution

This Week in Native Ads 4/19

Colin Nagy of creative shop FF here covering for Ben while he is down in NZ. A quick insight to lead off the newsletter this week: it has been fascinating to watch how much migration there has been in recent months to small, niche private networks. Just at the beginning of the web when interest groups self-organized around topics and passions on message boards and forums, the same seems to be happening… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
April 19, 2019

This Week in Native Ads 12/7

Consolidation is in the air as the end of year looms and lots of data on how the native/content business is growing. Notable stories this week Native still has (plenty) of room to grow. What if all that TV money isn’t coming? A great post by Mike Shields. Facebook to cut 55% revenue share with Indian video content creators. BuzzFeed covers on of the… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
December 7, 2018
the New York Times is convincing commercial partners to pay for its journalism.
the New York Times is convincing commercial partners to pay for its journalism.

This Week in Native Ads 3/23

Not the best week for Cambridge Analytica huh? A great outcome of all of this, is a framework for privacy moving forward. And maybe better crisis PR for tech companies. For some light hearted perspectives during the week follow @marketoonist. This week I caught on my Apple TV, in the Prime Now app, a piece of branded content for Far Cry (yes I do indulge in a little gaming). Amazon targeted prior purchasers, with content… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
March 23, 2018

Video Attribution

Video advertising is like the dark arts, there are many different players; different environments, devices, vendors and ways it’s served to the end consumer. This makes it difficult to truly understand where and what combination is truly engaging consumers and lifting results. As a way to sort through this mess, video attribution is a way of benchmarking the quality of the inventory you are buying. The ground hypothesis is, the ultimate measure of advertising effectiveness is the way… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
September 5, 2017