What Advertisers Want From Snapchat's First Earnings Report

It would be understandable if Snap Inc. is feeling a little jittery as it closes the book on its first quarter as a public company today. The owner of the Snapchat messaging and media app has to show strong ad sales and a growing user base when it makes its report after the close of business. And, to that effect, it needs a plan to beat Facebook's relentless copying."The thing that everyone in the industry is grappling with is: Can Snapchat successfully get ahead of Facebook copying them?" said one ad agency exec, speaking on condition of anonymity.Here's what the ad world (and Wall Street) are looking for today: Continue reading at AdAge.com Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2017-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AT&T’s advertising unit chief resigns after joining company less than three years ago, report says

AT&T’s Brian Lesser, who heads up the company’s key advertising unit, Xandr, is leaving the company, according to a new report from Reuters. Lesser felt comfortable stepping down because Xandr is in a good position and its first quarter results are expected to show significant growth, the... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-03-11 18:26:08 UTC ]
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Inside Snapchat's new pitch to video advertisers: A penny a view

Snapchat has been on a Madison Avenue charm offensive that is culminating in Cannes this week, where the company will be rolling out a video advertising program called Snap Select. A recent pitch deck for Snap Select shows that the ads cost less than half of what Facebook is charging for its... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-17 20:39:22 UTC ]
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Digital Advertising Growth Will Slow This Year, Magna Report Predicts

As digital media penetration reaches near-universal status, digital advertising revenues around the world, including in the U.S., are anticipated to slow by several percentage points compared to years past, according to Magna Global's newest advertising forecast. The report from IPG Mediabrands'... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-06-17 01:00:56 UTC ]
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Woody Allen’s memoir earned little interest by publishers, report says

Woody Allen wrote a memoir, but couldn't find a publisher interested in buying it, the New York Times reports. The film director, who has faced turmoil after the re-emergence of allegations of sexual abuse, had no luck getting publishers interested in a manuscript he had written, according to the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook cautions magazine execs, SunnyD gets depressed and Snapchat lures advertisers: Wednesday 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. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app.What people are talking about today"Facebook cannot be the entire... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Newsweek Media Group’s Publisher and Finance Director Resign Amid Reports of Advertising Fraud

Newsweek Media Group's chairman and finance director have resigned from their roles at the company. Newsweek Media Group (formerly IBT Media)--which owns Newsweek, International Business Times and other digital media properties--confirmed in a memo to staff on Thursday that Etienne Uzac and... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Snapchat's Big Changes Impact Advertisers and Publishers

Snapchat is a little different today, going back to its roots with a retooling that boosts personal messages and lowers visibility for its publishing partners in Discover.The reconfiguration is seen as a sign that Snapchat doesn't see the need to keep putting Discover in users' faces. A few... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Reports Earnings Jump Despite Sales Drop

Sales for the first six months of 2016 fell 6.6% at Hachette Book Group compared to the first six months of 2015, but earnings rose 180%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Snapchat Plans to Compete With Facebook for Advertisers' Dollars

In an alternate universe, Snapchat would have become a part of Facebook when the social network reportedly tried to buy the mobile app for $3 billion in 2013. Instead Snapchat has set its sights on recreating Facebook's success, and its employees have been discussing with people outside the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Snapchat Promises 'Gorgeous Advertising' With Its New Discover Channels

Snapchat has attracted a big lineup for the launch of its media service called Discover, which will host branded properties for Yahoo, People, Cosmopolitan, the Food Network, Daily Mail, Vice, CNN and others. Such media players are setting up channels on the messaging service to post their... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Report: Snapchat exploits can steal your private info, expose you to spam

A group of security researchers has published a pair Snapchat security exploits, claiming the popular social startup has ignored requests to address them since August -- prior to any Facebook acquisition talk. The Gibson Security team is hoping ... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-12-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble reports Q2 2013 earnings: digital content sales up 38%, Nook unit rakes $160 million

Barnes & Noble's Nook unit didn't have its greatest quarter. The $160 million in revenue the new Microsoft-backed spin off raked in was slightly better than last year's $152 million, but still a significant drop from $220 million. In a sign of the growing ubiquity of e-readers however,... Continue reading at Engadget

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B&N Reports Falling Sales in Fiscal 2017 Report

The country's largest book chain said sales dropped 6.5% in the fiscal year, ended April 29. Barnes & Noble reported lower losses in its Nook division, however, which led to a jump in operating income. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Future of digital advertising: consumers and advertisers need a new deal

Free content on the web can only survive if consumers stop using ad blocking software but advertisers need to stop their ‘pay and spray’ approachThe sale of the Financial Times marked an important milestone in traditional media continuing it transformation into the digital world. Many... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Frankfurt Report: Italian Book Market Narrows Its Losses

The Italian Publishers Association's Ricardo Franco Levi and his staff in Milan report on progress in one of Europe's hardest hit markets. The post Frankfurt Report: Italian Book Market Narrows Its Losses appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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#Merky Books makes Diversity in Advertising Award shortlist

PRH imprint #Merky Books is in the running to win £1m of Channel 4 airtime after making the six-strong shortlist for the broadcaster's Diversity in Advertising Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-14 20:10:57 UTC ]
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Google applies its AI tech to reporting with 'Journalist Studio' tools

Since introducing the Google News Initiative in 2018, the company has used the $300 million journalism project to fight disinformation and help publishers make money. Now, Google is also investing in journalism-specific software with Journalist Studi... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-10-14 11:00:47 UTC ]
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Why advertisers are leaning into digital publishing strategies

Ashley Deibert, CMO, Piano The world of digital advertising is undergoing a paradigm shift. Even before Google pulls the final plug on third-party cookies in 2022, brands will be challenged to rethink their targeting and ad strategies. The demise of third-party cookies promises to accelerate the... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-10-08 01:00:00 UTC ]
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Earnings Soared at EDC in Q2

Net earnings for the second quarter ended August 31, 2020, soared at Educational Development Corp., jumping to $4.2 million, from $1 million, in the second quarter ended last August. Revenue rose 142.5%, to $59.2 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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