TikTok Tells Brands Not to ‘Make Ads’ at First-Ever NewFronts

Ahead of TikTok's presentation at the 2020 Digital Content NewFronts, the company released a new umbrella brand called TikTok for Business for its advertiser offerings. TikTok, a newcomer to NewFronts, adapted its vertical-first format for a horizontal presentation. The main message to brands in today's presentation was to understand the platform before running ads, hence... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2020-06-25 21:01:24 UTC ]
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Time Inc. Shifts to Selling Ads by Category Instead of by Its Brands. Will It Make A Difference?

As a "digital-first company," Time Inc. is now trying to keep pace with tech giants like Google, Facebook, and Comcast, in addition to fellow magazine publishers like Hearst and Cond Nast.That's one of the big reasons why Time Inc. is embracing a category-focused, more streamlined approach to... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Can Cash Back for Ad Fraud Make Brands Trust the Web Again?

Lexus dealers were so unnerved by online ad fraud a couple years back that they began urging Monica Mellier, group media director at the agency Team One, to redirect their ad dollars from digital media to legacy platforms such as TV or outdoor signs."We had a lot of conversations about how we... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AOL Now Has an In-House Creative Agency to Make Ads for Brands

Add AOL to the list of publishers that have gone from selling ads to making ads.AOL has created an internal division called Partner Studio that is charged with creating content for advertisers. Both the name and type of work may sound familiar. AOL-owned Huffington Post has its own in-house... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Pinterest Makes It Easier for Brands to Post Pins, Buy Ads

Two-thirds of the content that people post to Pinterest are originally from businesses, like product images from a retailer's site. But it hasn't been that easy for brands themselves to post that content, let alone pay to promote those organic posts as ads on Pinterest. Pinterest is now trying... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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This Mobile Ad Blocker Wants to Charge Brands to Show Their Ads

For the past year, ad blockers have made waves in the media world and threatened to wipe out digital advertising. Now one of those companies, Shine, has hired a chief revenue officer it's tasked with working closely with brands, agencies, publishers and trade organizations. Today, the company... Continue reading at AdWeek

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HC partners with D&AD on hunt for emerging designer for Narnia branding

HarperCollins is collaborating with graphic design company Design and Art Direction (D&AD) to find an emerging designer who will create a new brand identity for C S Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia series.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-29 10:43:11 UTC ]
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Stephenie Meyer Is Telling Edward’s Story, Even if It Makes Her Anxious

The best-selling author talks about her latest book, “Midnight Sun,” which retells “Twilight” from the vampire’s perspective. Why now? “Because I finished it,” she says. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-03 09:00:19 UTC ]
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NPR, APM and Vibenomics Make a Play for Audio at NewFronts

At the 2020 Digital Content NewFronts today, three companies presented about the future of audio--a visual sales pitch for an aural medium. National Public Radio and American Public Media's Marketplace each put their radio and podcast hosts front-and-center, selling reliable news and audience... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-06-24 21:17:51 UTC ]
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NewFronts Now: Day 2 showcases new generations and shoppable ads

Welcome to Ad Age’s special-edition NewFronts Now newsletter. Check your inbox daily for a roundup of the biggest news, trends, insights and takeaways from IAB’s Digital Content NewFronts. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for NewFronts Now.  And... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-06-23 20:11:12 UTC ]
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Meredith Cuts Salaries, Expands Ad Guarantee to Make Up for Revenue Decline

Facing what it called "a significant decline in advertising revenues" as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Meredith Corp. says it's implementing sweeping pay cuts across 60% of its approximately 5,000 employees, suspending quarterly dividends and withdrawing the 2020 fiscal outlook it... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-20 17:45:12 UTC ]
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As brands block coronavirus, streaming app Newsy opens an ad slot free from bad news

Digital publisher develops commercial break that avoids pandemic stories, as industry struggles with skittish advertisers. Continue reading at Advertising Age

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How to make your brand worth talking about

In today’s information-rich, mobile-centric world, people are more distracted than ever. Marketers used to be able to rely on TV ads or billboards to get in front of consumers. Now they must think mobile-first.  Earlier this year, we hit a remarkable milestone: According to eMarketer, Americans... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-22 15:19:20 UTC ]
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TikTok users are surprised to find themselves in ads for the app

Elijah Jay is wants nternet stardom, almost anywhere he can get it, just not as a TikTok salesman. But that’s exactly what he became when the social media company used one of his videos in an ad that ran on Snapchat. Jay's video, in which he performs a balloon-swallowing stunt, has been seen by... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-07 09:00:00 UTC ]
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TikTok is banning political ads, Taboola buys Outbrain, plus the latest from the ANAs : Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our daily newsletter. You can also get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. TikTok wants... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-04 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Agencies and Brands skip work, donate ad space for Global Climate Strike

Employees at ad agencies, tech companies and brands skipped work today to join the Global Climate Strike, a protest of government and corporate inaction on climate change. Today's strike, scheduled just ahead of the U.N. Climate Action Summit in New York, is the third event in a series of... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-20 22:10:02 UTC ]
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NFL joins TikTok and plans to help brands sponsor its content

The National Football League announced a new partnership with TikTok, including plans to sell ads together so brands can sponsor the league’s content and hashtags on the Chinese-made mobile video app. On Tuesday, the NFL unveiled an official TikTok account that accumulated almost 260,000 fans... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-03 17:42:40 UTC ]
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A delightfully absurd ad goes viral. Plus, the latest Kim Kardashian West branding controversy: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today A 3-year-old ad went viral yesterday; it’s a lovely tale with a surprise... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-28 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Are Facebook Stories Ads Beginning to Catch On With Brands?

Facebook introduced ads for Stories last September and, while the social network and some of its advertisers are bullish on the option, the jury remains out among the ad community in general. Over 500 million people are using Stories on Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp (where the... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-05-31 19:45:16 UTC ]
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Facebook expands playable ads and transparency for brands

Platform is also introducing more transparency for advertisers on how effectively their creative is being used. Continue reading at Media Week

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