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The disparity in Upfront performance among networks was more dramatic this year than in any year in recent history. While several cable and selected broadcast networks experienced significant revenue growth, some broadcast networks were down significantly and others were relatively flat. Overall, the Upfront settled in at two percent below last year's revenue totals. Myers does not publish estimated spending due to the many future variables impacting actual advertiser investments.Read More
Finally! After nearly four months and 100+ Outfront, Newfront and Upfront presentations, it's time for advertisers and their media agency partners to get down to work and place their bets. Last week, I published my Upfront Volume and Cost-per-Thousand Forecasts . It's unlikely there will be any major surprises in this year's negotiations, even though Internet Advertising Bureau members significantly ramped up their efforts this year, investing an estimated $50 million in Newfront presentations and parties (not including their content investments) in hopes of extracting just a fraction of the budgets advertisers will commit to broadcast and cable networks.Read More
It is generally acknowledged that “engagement” is a good thing. It is better, at every level if your message (whatever form that takes) is not only “seen” (whatever that means) by a large number of people, but that a good number of those people choose to do something that approximates to actually reading it, hearing it or viewing it and furthermore that they indicate that they have done so in some way or other. The problem with the notion of engagement is that there are almost as many definitions as there are conferences on the subject.Read More
It's no joke that fake traffic, bogus publishers and invisible Web visitors are real threats to legitimate digital media companies, publishers and the brands that advertise online. A recent headline in AdAge put a fine point on it: The Amount of Questionable Online Traffic Will Blow Your Mind. And it's true - there are a lot of unscrupulous ad exchanges chasing bogus clicks and trading in junk page-views. So much activity, in fact, that it has its own acronym now: NHT (Non-Human Traffic). But there's also a simple fix – and it doesn't involve sophisticated fraud algorithms or new technology to thwart bots. And all of us can make it happen.Read More