New York Times Plans to Make Its Mobile Ads More Native, Less Interruptive

New York Times Plans to Make Its Mobile Ads More Native, Less Interruptive

“Mobile advertising as a whole is just fairly crappy,” said Sebastian Tomich, The New York Times senior VP of advertising and innovation. Mr. Tomich isn’t saying anything controversial. Most people seem to agree that those thin horizontal banners pinned to the bottom of publishers’ mobile sites haven’t won many fans. Neither have the full-screen interstitial […]

Adorable Little Beasts Are Up to Mischief in New Ziploc Spots

Adorable Little Beasts Are Up to Mischief in New Ziploc Spots

Ziploc has just unveiled a second installment in the brand’s digital film series—Little Beasts. The series, which launched earlier this year, takes a comedic look at some of the most chaotic scenarios provided by raising children. The videos make the point that while Ziploc can’t stop the crazy, they can help contain the chaos. The […]

If Marketers Are Worried About Ad Blockers, They Should Throw More Cash at Mobile

If Marketers Are Worried About Ad Blockers, They Should Throw More Cash at Mobile

Genesis Media, which surveyed more than 11,500 US adults in late May and early June, found that while 24 percent of respondents installed ad blockers on either their home or work computers, just 3 percent did so on their smartphones or tablets. Two things immediately jump out from those statistics: First, marketers already had plenty […]

The Moneytizer launches in London

The Moneytizer launches in London

The Moneytizer, a new ad platform specialising in online ad optimisation for small and medium-sized editorial publishers, has launched its first UK office in London. The business, originally founded in France in 2014, provides the leading ad optimisation platform for small and medium publishers such as bloggers. Its sole purpose is to give those publishers […]

NABS and Google partner to offer upskilling grant

NABS and Google partner to offer upskilling grant

NABS and Squared Online, an education initiative led by Google, have joined forces to provide funding for advertising and media professionals wishing to upskill their digital know how through a new career grant. The offer available through NABS’ Upskilling Grant programme marks the first time Google and NABS have partnered in this way. The scheme […]

Agencies see creativity, programmatic & mobile as the big opportunities for native advertising

Agencies see creativity, programmatic & mobile as the big opportunities for native advertising

New research has revealed the changing face of the UK’s native advertising market: there is more confidence and budget, with programmatic and mobile seen as the two main areas for growth. The second annual independent survey into this market was commissioned by native advertising platform Adyoulike and covered all major agencies and agency trading desks […]

Mortifying Mother Walks In for Droga5’s New Clearasil Spot

Mortifying Mother Walks In for Droga5’s New Clearasil Spot

Let’s face it, acne is the pits. And the acne category is awash with confidence clutter. Every brand is shouting about confidence loud and proud— and teens just don’t buy it. That’s why Droga5’s brand strategy for Clearasil taps into a more real source of confidence: reassurance. During custom qualitative research with teens, we found […]

Wunderman UK kicks-off campaign to launch The Sun’s Dream Team

Wunderman UK kicks-off campaign to launch The Sun’s Dream Team

News UK is launching a campaign to raise awareness of Dream Team, the successful fantasy football game by The Sun which is open to all. Wunderman has created work that will run across press, email, social and digital channels. Press advertising broke in The Sun on July 11 and will continue throughout the month-long player […]

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