The World Media Group (WMG), a strategic alliance of ten of the world’s leading premium media brands, was conscious of the growing demand from advertisers for better viewability performance. In addition, in an era of fake news, it wanted to explore whether ads seen on trusted media websites were viewed more attentively by consumers.
It therefore commissioned analysis to assess the overall performance of the inventory of WMG brands during Q3 2016. [more…]
Alongside her role as International Sales Director at The Washington Post, Emma Winchurch-Beale has been named as 2017 President of the World Media Group, a strategic alliance of the world’s leading international publications to which the Washington Post belongs. She takes over the year-long position from Rupert Turnbull, Vice President EMEA, Time Inc.
One of her first moves in this role is to announce a deadline extension for the World Media Awards (hosted by the World Media Group) from today to next Thursday 23rd February. The World Media Awards (WMAs) are the only awards that celebrate the effectiveness of cross platform, cross border, content-driven advertising. [more…]
dyzio is the first of its kind in the marketing tech arena and a solution to the complex world of influencer marketing campaign management. It will enable collaboration between brands, agencies and influencers, allowing them to create, distribute and amplify campaigns for any channel in one simple, secure platform.
dyzio was co-founded by advertising executive Matt Hebden and platform architect Laurie Bantin in 2016, after identifying a need to streamline and centralise the influencer marketing process.
Mew has been the IAB’s Chief Operating Officer since September 2014. He joined in November 2008 as the first Head of Mobile, before moving into the role of Director of Mobile and Operations which involved merging mobile into the core part of the business. This year mobile overtook desktop to become the biggest digital platform, in terms of display adspend.
Mew has worked across a variety of media and prior to the IAB held senior marketing roles at Freeserve and Orange. [more…]
Latest ..... The World Media Group has today announced that the World Media Awards (WMAs) will be back for a second year in 2017 following the success of their inaugural year in 2016. The global WMAs are the only awards that celebrate the effectiveness of cross platform, cross border, content-driven advertising.
Top strategic predictions for 2016 and beyond: The future is a digital thing
Did you know?
- By 2018, 20% of all business content will be authored by machines
- By 2020, smart agents will facilitate 40% of mobile interactions, and the post-app era will begin to dominate.
- By YE18, customer digital assistants will recognize individuals by face and voice across channels and partners.
- By 2020, autonomous software agents outside of human control will participate in 5% of all economic transactions.
MRM Meteorite leads the DMA Awards shortlist with 14, as the full 2016 shortlist is announced The finalists for this year’s DMA Awards reveals MRM Meteorite leading the way with 14 nominations, for 4 campaigns.
This year’s shortlist also showcases one of the largest fields in the Awards history, with 171 brands vying for a Gold in one of the 34 categories, as well as being in line to take home the prized Grand Prix award.
Consumers’ obsession with their phones meant the amount companies spent on mobile display ads overtook that of PC/tablet display for the first time, as people, particularly women and 16-24s, now spend more internet time on their mobiles than on PCs. [more…]