Brand vs Performance Marketing: Still Appropriate Rhetoric?

Any company striving for success realizes the place of building their brand — it is their top priority. Performance marketing has been regarded as the ability to target the right customer at the perfect time and place. Historically, marketers and advertisers have crossed the thick line between brand and performance marketing, deeming them to be … Read more

Fraud Traffic: Predictions and Resolutions for 2019

Advertisers across the globe expect that all online content is consumed by real people — potential clients ready to buy a product or service. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. The reality is quite saddening: the digital advertising industry is actually contaminated with growing levels of illicit activities, aka traffic fraud. The scope of … Read more

Programmatic Native Advertising Explained

The development of native advertising units began around 2012 when digital media professionals felt the need to rethink and reinvent the manner in which ads are displayed. This is when huge players such as Twitter and Facebook started moving away from the traditional banner ads in another direction — to customized units, which are finely … Read more

How Сhanges to Social Media in 2018 Will Affect Marketers in 2019

As far as the first quarter of 2018 is concerned Facebook introduced over a dozen changes that have influenced marketing results and costs for companies — Dynamic creative, Dynamic language optimization, and Ad manager updates to name a few. Instagram added hashtag following, and regramming (using hashtag #regram in reposts in order to acknowledge the … Read more

Video Advertising Trends to Look for in 2019

If we trace the transformations within video content history we can outline the following milestones: 2016 was the year when video advertising saw a surge in popularity, beyond being simply one of the content marketing formats. In 2017, video confidently moved to the top of the marketing tactics list. And 2018 was a truly triumphant … Read more

Predictions for Native Advertising in 2019

Native advertising has been on the radars for the last five years for a good reason: the tool has become an integral part of the business model as well as a business strategy for many publishers. Native ads have progressed along a path from a shiny new format to an essential and tangible ingredient of … Read more

Key Monetisation Trends for Pubs in 2019

Looking back at 2018, it was a year of significant changes for the online publishing industry. The ad tech field underwent the adoption and implementation of serious business transformations: publishers of different scopes were challenged to embrace a number of technological advancements. Digital ad rates hit an all-time high and regulatory framework has put even … Read more

Digital Advertising 2019: Trends and Predictions

“Marketing is not the art of finding clever ways to dispose of what you make. It is the art of creating genuine customer value”, —   Philip Kotler The digital landscape is a living organism: it evolves constantly, acquiring new characteristics, features, and traits. The Digital World changes people and vice versa — the mutual … Read more

Pushing Landing Pages 101: Doing It Like a Pro

During the last century, humanity has faced the rapid development of two worlds: advertising and technology. The intersection of the two dimensions has had an immense impact on how people react to information. Sophisticated and picky, consumers across the globe demand much more than a decade ago; they want their needs, preferences, and expectations to … Read more

How to Create a Well-performing Push Campaign

Historically brands have been ‘pushing’ customers in many different ways: TV and radio ads, roadside billboards, or catalogs, to name a few. With the advent of the digital age, our devices and smartphones have become a sponge for information. Given that humanity has embraced a mobile lifestyle, companies make huge investments in creating mobile applications … Read more