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Advertising Mergers & Acquisitions: May 2018

In our last monthly report, we saw another $34 billion in closed mergers and acquisitions, bringing the year's total to roughly $160 billion across more than 380 deals.

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5 Benefits of Ad Sales Intelligence

In the current ad sales market, reps are expected to do more than ever before. They are expected to give more immersive, impressive, customized pitches to their prospects. That requires an intense amount of research and information, yet reps have less time then ever to spend learning that information and building their pitches.

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Advertising Mergers and Acquisitions: April 2018

So far, in 2018, MediaRadar has tracked over $160 billion across more than 380 mergers and acquisitions in total. To this point, March has been the standout month of the year, with 82 mergers and acquisitions for a disclosed total of more than $61 billion.

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Advertising Mergers and Acquisitions: March 2018

In last month's advertising mergers and acquisitions report, we did a recap of all of February 2018's deals. After an action-packed close to 2017, however, February proved to be comparatively slow. This month, it appears that we're back to where 2017 left off, with March showing a sharp increase in deals. In fact, March was easily the most action-filled month of the year thus far. Let's take a look at the high-profile and media deals, as well as the announcements and rumors from the publisher and brand space, March 2018.

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Facebook: Are Advertisers Leaving the Social Network?

To say the least, Facebook has been in the news quite a bit recently. And while that may not come as a surprise to many, the conversation surrounding the platform and its content is one that is still very important for publishers and their advertisers. In recent months, Facebook has been roasting in the spotlight of the general public, as concerns surfaced over the platform's user-privacy, data-leaking, and potential role in the 2016 U.S. Election. It's proven to be the most intense scrutiny put on any platform in the relatively brief lifespan of social media.

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5 Things Every Ad Sales Rep Should Do Every Day

Ad sales professionals have a lot to do on a daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly basis. As each quarter comes and goes, and the months fly by, a single day can often seem like a blur - a flicker of time. One of the best ways for any ad sales rep to set themselves up for year-long success, however, is to focus specifically on those blurry, fast-moving, singular days. That's where having a routine comes into the equation.

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4 Innovative Trends in Native Advertising

Advertiser spend on native advertising continues to rise, and it's become one of the most popular ways for advertisers to truly engage with their audience. It's no longer a matter of "if" for publishers when it comes to integrating native ads into their content. In 2017, native advertising spend was more than any other form of display advertising. We're beginning to see native advertising in many offline environments, as well.

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Advertising Mergers and Acquisitions: February 2018

With the start of a new month, comes a number of advertising mergers and acquisitions to report. Here, we'll be taking a look at all of the activity from February 2018. In recent months, we've seen some monumental deals take place, certainly not excluding last month. And despite this month being a bit less noteworthy in terms of the deals that took place, there's plenty to recap.

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Integrated Advertising in Sports: The NBA

Generally speaking, integrated advertising is the most effective way for any brand to live within a piece of content. Regardless of what the content may be, integrated advertising is a way for advertisers to instill their brand within an audience's experience of any piece of content. We began our series of "integrated advertising in sports" posts by reviewing the 2017 World Series, which included a number of very innovative advertisements from brands like T-Mobile, Duracell, and more.

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The Most Watched YouTube Ads of 2017: A Month-By-Month Recap

In recent weeks and months, we've seen quite a few lists showcasing the most watched YouTube ads from the year gone-by. Some of those ads saw upwards of 100 million views within the year - one ad even surpassed 200 million views in the time since.

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