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Digital advertising in 2022: What do the experts predict?

From first-party data and retail media, to ad creative and upper-funnel campaigns, the 2022 trends list is dominated by the ongoing challenges created by Covid-19, changing views on privacy, and a talent gap.

Optimising Programmatic Campaigns

This report provides guidance on setting up and running a highly effective programmatic marketing campaign, serving as an informational tool for advertisers who run their ads programmatically, an audit guide for agencies that deliver the programmatic activity and a best practice manual for the trader.

An overview of the third-party cookie crackdown

In March 2021, Google announced on its Ads & Commerce blog that it was “Charting a course towards a more privacy-first web”. The blog post was a re-affirmation of Google’s commitment, first revealed in January 2020, to remove support for third-party tracking cookies in Chrome from 2022, and contained further details about how it plans […]

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Online Video Best Practice Guide

This report looks at how brands can identify clear objectives, fine-tune audience profiles and plan their distribution strategies, getting to grips with the numerous different platforms on offer. Some of the key technical aspects needed to commission video and work with specialist partners are also covered.

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Internet Statistics Compendium: Advertising

A collection of the most recent statistics and market data on online marketing, ecommerce, the internet and related digital media, drawn from Econsultancy’s Internet Statistics Database. Aimed at marketers looking for benchmarking stats, evidence for use cases or persuasive figures for procuring investment.

FMCG brands are re-evaluating media strategies as consumers shift to online grocery shopping

With shoppers now turning to ecommerce channels as part of their everyday purchase journey, FMCG manufacturers are suddenly having to re-evaluate how they create and convert demand for their products and re-consider how and where they invest in brand advertising and marketing. There is a growing need to divert more spend towards digital media to influence their target audiences closer to the online point of purchase.

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An overview of the third-party cookie crackdown

In March 2021, Google announced on its Ads & Commerce blog that it was “Charting a course towards a more privacy-first web”. The blog post was a re-affirmation of Google’s commitment, first revealed in January 2020, to remove support for third-party tracking cookies in Chrome from 2022, and contained further details about how it plans […]

Data trends in 2021: the expert view on cookies

As we look ahead to 2021, the advertising industry’s attention is turning once again to a world without cookie-based measurement and targeting. How should the industry adapt, and what trends will come to the fore? We asked some experts in data and advertising for their predictions.

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Four trends driving brand events and experiences in 2022

Companies are ramping up investment in experiential marketing, as consumers crave in-person experiences. According to AnyRoad, 81% of brands say their event and experiential budgets will “match or exceed” pre-pandemic levels in 2022. But post-pandemic, is experiential strategy the same? Here’s a look at how companies are attracting people IRL, and some trends driving the industry.  […]

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How China’s programmatic landscape is changing

In June 2021, China officially passed one billion internet users, with 71.6% of its population connected to the internet, according to the 48th Statistical Report on Internet Development in China. For would-be advertisers, this is an immense potential market, and programmatic advertising offers a flexible, efficient, scalable and targeted way to reach these consumers. However, […]

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14 stats that show how gaming, in-game ads and OTT entertainment have changed in the wake of Covid-19

Gaming and home entertainment in all their forms have soared thanks to the pandemic, creating an unprecedented opportunity to marketers and advertisers, who are intent on reaching these newly captive audiences. In this article, we’ve collected together statistics, reports and figures that illustrate how the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic is affecting everything from gamer demographics to […]

Advertising - Econsultancy's Internet Statistics Database

Digital advertising in 2022: What do the experts predict?

Looking to 2022, we’ve collected predictions from the world of adtech and performance to find out the big trends of the next 12 months in digital advertising. From first-party data and retail media, to ad creative and upper-funnel campaigns, the list is dominated by the ongoing challenges created by Covid-19, changing views on privacy, and […]

A “seismic shift in how consumers interact with brands”: Impact’s Ross Negus on the partnership economy

Partnerships management platform Impact recently acquired unicorn status after raising $150m in a funding round that took its value to $1.5bn.  Here we catch up with Ross Negus, Enterprise Account Executive at Impact, to find out what life is like as a unicorn, and why the partnership economy is a growing opportunity for brands today. […]

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An overview of digital advertising, how it works and how to align it to your customer journey. The various buying and targeting options; the technology and key enablers, and native advertising.

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Integrated marketing communications

Learn how to actively get your message in front of the right people through all forms of paid, earned, owned and shared activity; and how technology is accelerating opportunity.

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Location-based advertising

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Six ways marketers can fight location-based ad fraud

According to BIA/Kelsey, location data will be used in upwards of $38bn of mobile ad spend in the US this year, but unfortunately for marketers paying to reach consumers in specific locations, the evidence suggests that much of the location data being used in location-based ad targeting is not only inaccurate but totally fraudulent.

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Are smart speakers making audio advertising more enticing?

According to Canalys, global smart speaker usage is forecast to grow 82.4% in 2019, rising from 114 million units in 2018 to 207.9 million this year. In the UK, specifically, the number of smart speaker users is predicted to grow 31.6% to 12.6 million also in 2019.

Fast Track Digital Marketing

 ‌ Through 12 engaging video modules, recommended readings and quizzes to test your knowledge, you’ll learn the fundamentals of digital marketing. Includes modules on advertising and measurement.

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Advertising statistics – explore the ISD

Keep up to date with the latest advertising statistics via the Internet Statistics Database. Browse, save and export charts as you go.

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