MediaRadar’s 12 Ads of Christmas: 12 Engines Humming

 

‘Tis the season for advertisers to capitalize on family fun and gift-giving!

Christmas is right around the corner… And for most, that means family, gifts, and great food.

MediaRadar, on the other hand, will be carolling our way through Christmas, singing the praise of the holiday season’s latest and greatest ads!

Perhaps you’ve seen some of our previous ad roundups. This Christmas, however, we’re going above and beyond. We’ll be highlighting the best holiday ads across multiple industries, in the styling of the classic, “12 Days of Christmas.

We’ve all heard it...

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Ad Integration in Sports: 2017 World Series

This is the first in a forthcoming series of posts in which we'll discuss ad integration across many different sports, including the NFL, NBA, NHL, and more. 


The Rise of OTT

Rising competition from OTT advertisers is leaving a lot to consider for networks telecasting live professional sporting events.

The rise in OTT programming is due to the way people now consume television.

The fact is not that people are no longer watching network programming, it’s that they are watching in more places than ever before.

For advertisers and ad sales reps, that means it’s becoming more and more difficult to know how to effectively reach viewers during sporting event broadcasts.

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Butterball Through the Years: 6 Decades of Ads

Thanksgiving has arrived. It’s turkey time! And for us, that means it’s turkey ad time.

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BIMS Takeaways: B2B Marketing Strategies

This year’s Business Information and Media Summit (BIMS) in Fort Lauderdale was one of the best yet.

The B2B space is rapidly evolving, and this was a great opportunity to catch up on the latest industry trends.

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The Daily Routine: Seamless Ad Integration

For digital publishers and their advertisers, seamlessly integrated ads are the most effective way to generate returns.

Typically, when we discuss integration in advertising, we are referring to an overall ad strategy - when a brand creates a cohesive plan across multiple media formats (TV, online, print, etc.). In this case, however, we’re going to dive a little deeper.

We’re going to discuss how ads can be seamlessly integrated, not only into individual web pages, but also into the lives of consumers.

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Programmatic IO: Key Takeaways

The Fall rendition of AdExchanger's Programmatic I/O was held in October 2017 in New York City. The event provided attendees with a plethora of insights surrounding the driving forces behind digital advertising. The conference aimed to combat prominent, industry-wide confusion regarding the programmatic process of buying and selling ad placements. According to one of the speakers, four out of five marketers couldn't classify Double Click as Demand Side Platform (DSP).

Here are MediaRadar's three key takeaways from Programmatic IO:

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Stranger Things, Stranger Advertising

Now that you've had time to digest Season 2 of Stranger Things, we prepare to journey back to the quaint hamlet of Hawkins, and highlight some of the more unique and amazing ways that Season 2 was advertised.

These marketing efforts come courtesy of Doner LA - an agency showing that it's ok to think outside the box.

Doner LA's outside the box ideas found us on the sidewalks, in the subway, and in our favorite apps. Regardless of where they were, however, the one thing these ads all have in common is how creatively unique they are.

Watching Season 2 of Stranger Things was a no-brainer after seeing these 4 ads:

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Notable Native Ads Roundup: October 2017

In the past 30 days, MediaRadar has tracked 4,500 brands running native ads! In this month's Notable Native Ads Roundup, we select four noteworthy native ad campaigns to highlight - sharing a couple of quick insights for each.  

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How Vertical Video is Changing the Mobile Landscape

Mobile web traffic has finally surpassed desktop, with BrightEdge reporting that 57% of all search traffic now comes from smartphones and tablets. The ad landscape is adapting in accordance. In a report on consumer trends, MediaRadar found an 8% increase in the number of mobile advertisers in Q1 YOY (16-17).

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