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2013 Social Gaming Trends and What They Mean for Marketers

Written on
December 31st 2013
Author
Ari Brandt

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article, originally published on January 21, 2013, placed at No. 1 in our 20 most popular articles of the year. ADOTAS – Social gaming is one of the most engaging and popular activities on social platforms, mobile devices and the web. And with the rapidly increasing adoption ... more...

Female Game Players are Stealing TV Advertising Budgets

Written on
December 10th 2013
Author
Oscar Diele

ADOTAS – Advertising budgets previously allotted to TV are quickly gravitating to casual games as women and girls increasingly play online and mobile games. Pre-teens and teens snatch time to chill out with mobile games during the day and after homework in the evening.  Adult women are still disappearing to ... more...

The Disruptive and Transformative Influence of Programmatic

Written on
November 6th 2013
Author
Jeff Dossett

ADOTAS – The accelerating transformation of the digital media landscape is unquestionable. Buyers are raising their hands and asking for additional processes and outlets in which to invest digital ad dollars, and the market is adapting more quickly than ever. Programmatic has emerged as one of the most influential – ... more...

Bridging the Print and Digital Ad Divide

Written on
October 28th 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS – Yes, I am a self-proclaimed HGTV addict. There is something charming about Hillary from the show “Love It or List It” that keeps me tuned into the network for several hours, waiting for the climatic reveal at the end while David looks on disapprovingly. It also doesn’t help ... more...

What’s the Future of Video Ads Beyond Pre-Roll?

Written on
October 23rd 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS – When you use your computer or mobile device, what activities do you gravitate towards? Besides just checking email and surfing the web, are you more likely to watch video content on your mobile phone over your desktop computer? How about the length of time you will watch a ... more...

Why Online Video Advertising is Giving TV a Run for its Money

Written on
October 4th 2013
Author
Kevin Van Lenten

ADOTAS – There may still be more commercials on TV than on the Web, but online video ads are encroaching on TV’s advertising dollars as the potential viewers rival prime-time audiences and quality content increases. Television remains the dominant advertising medium in the U.S, but it’s starting to lose its luster. ... more...

Consumers Are Uniquely Engaged With Advertising In Mobile Games

Written on
September 20th 2013
Author
Oscar Diele

ADOTAS — The wide-reaching popularity of games such as Candy Crush Saga or Dream Pet Link, alongside the rapid growth of tablets and smartphones, have ensured that gaming is now everywhere and very much part of our everyday lives. As a result, the advertising that accompanies these games is proving ... more...

OptiMine Survey: Nearly Two-Thirds Of Advertisers Say It’s Difficult To Measure ROI Of Display Ads

Written on
June 25th 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS – Online advertising is a different beast from its television and print counterparts. Display ads can be tracked and measured online, but to date, there isn’t a clear, universal metric to help marketers track effectiveness across all channels including desktop, tablet and mobile platforms. Today, online advertisers have the ability ... more...

Report: Amazon Earned Over $600 Million in Ad Revenue Last Year Read

Written on
June 6th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS (via eMarketer) —  Amazon has ramped up its advertising strategy in recent years, and the site is reaping the benefits. In figures from eMarketer’s new estimates on Amazon ad revenues — the first time eMarketer has ever forecast Amazon’s advertising revenues — the ecommerce giant took in nearly $610 ... more...

Game of Phones: Ruling Brand Engagement in Social and Mobile Games

Written on
June 4th 2013
Author
Ari Brandt

ADOTAS — In a programmatic world plagued with banner blindness, annoyance, click fraud and viewability issues, in-game advertising is emerging to be the exception to legacy digital ad formats. Not since television have brand messages been as engaging, impactful and visual to consumers. More importantly, as in-game advertising continues to ... more...