Archive for the ‘TV Trends’ Category

 

Twitter No Longer Takes Political Ads. Are You Ready to Capture That Ad Budget?

On Wednesday October 30, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted: “We’ve made the decision to stop all political advertising on Twitter globally.” The rest of his series of tweets follows here. That announcement made the Monday, October 28, Advanced Advertising conference at NYC TV week, the “Voting for Advanced Advertising” panel (moderated by CNN’s Zain Asher) […]

 

Local TV Advertising…2020 Elections and Then What?

Local TV advertising is a big business. With 20 billion dollar spend (29% share of the US TV ad business) and a looming election that will drive, at least in the short term), 6.55 billion dollars on local political ads with almost 60% of that going to local TV buys. 3 billion dollars will go […]

 

Are APIs The Key to Local TV’s Survival?

I posted a note on LinkedIn at the TVB Forward Conference recently, and it generated a fair amount of conversation. Here’s what I wrote: “Local TV is a beloved resource throughout the world. Will it be one of the many fond memories that is slipped into a scrapbook, only to fade over time? Not as […]

 

The New TV – A Marketer’s Heaven. Have Marketers Been Misled by the Digital Advertising Industry?

At this year’s NAB Show in Vegas, Bob Hoffman, the author of four Amazon #1 selling books about advertising, gave a talk lamenting the changes in the advertising business. He started the presentation by asking what the results of the digital advertising have been. He stated, “The results have been tens of billions of dollars […]

 

Television Goes Back to the Future (Again)

At the recent NAB Show in Las Vegas, the breathless excitement for ad-supported streaming services (dubbed the “AVOD Gold Rush” by one online publication), caused me to ask one question: where in the world was all this content going to come from? Immediately after the show, I poked around some of the new services and here […]

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