The best minds in digital advertising break down and debate the topics that matter to brands and publishers. We talk to industry leaders in every area of digital about creativity, measurement, metrics, data, privacy and the technology that drives it all.
Listen Up: The Power of Audio Creative - with Ralph van Dijk of Eardrum
Audio has made a serious comeback and advertisers are coming around to its ability to reach captive audiences. There is a massive appetite for podcasts and the creative opportunities therein with an engaged audience are boundless, streaming offers an abundance of data, radio has phenomenal reach and voice activation with home assistants has yet unrealised potential. In this episode we hear what Ralph van Dijk, founder of Eardrum, has to say on the audio market and exciting opportunities of audio creative.
Safety first: Social Video & Brand Safety - with Brian Quinn of OpenSlate
As investment in social video advertising increases marketers and agencies are looking for new ways ensure their brands are in suitable environments. We are Joined by Brian J. Quinn, President of OpenSlate, which has just opened an APAC office in Australia. OpenSlate plays purely in the social video space, and we discuss video advertising environment and brand safety. Particularly, we get into the advantages of pre-screening the environment and the kind of checks and balances that go into making sure you don't advertise in the wrong place in the first place.
How Media Investment Can be a CFO's Best Friend - with Justin Papps & Dan Robins of PwC
In this episode we talk to Justin Papps and Dan Robins from the CMO Advisory practice at PwC Australia on the current state of marketing investment. We analyse why, after decades of evidence proving brands that hold or increase their advertising investment in a soft market outperform their competitors, this is not happening in the local market. We also discuss the opportunity to revisit marketing metrics as tech & regulation change as well as importance the most powerful marketing lever that is often neglected in marketing optimisation models - creative.
Digital Marketing Identity Solutions - with Travis Clinger from LiveRamp
The methods that marketers, agencies and publishers are using to target and measure digital ad campaigns continues to evolve. In the first episode of 2020 we chat with Travis Clinger, Vice President Global Strategy and Partnerships at LiveRamp, about how changes in tech, regulation and consumer preferences are changing identity solutions for marketing as well as driving greater collaboration across the industry.
Riding a Programmatic Wave - with Colm Dolan of Publift & James Prier of Beachgrit
In the last episode of the year we talk to Colm Dolan, CEO and Founder of Publift, and James Prier, General Manager at Beachgrit. We cover a lot of ground with the boys here, including changes to the publishing world, what the media landscape looks like now and changes in content consumption. We talk surfing and the surf industry media, how Beachgrit used programmatic to grow its business and the role great content played in that expansion. We dip into privacy and data, and a whole lot more.
Digital Out of Home Advertising in Australia - with Yun Yip of MediaMath and Steve Geelan of oOh!
Out-of-home (OOH) advertising as we know it has been around since the early 1800s but has recently gone digital - and it's quickly becoming a big part of the digital ecosystem. The digital component now makes up over 50% of the entire OOH market in Australia. IAB Australia has convened a Digital Out of Home (DOOH) Taskforce to examine and analyse this exciting rising star of advertising and in this episode we talk to taskforce members Yun Yip, VP Partnerships & Country Manager at MediaMath AUNZ, and Steve Geelan, Group Director - Channel and Solutions at oOh! about programmatic DOOH, scale, inventory and how Australia compares with other markets.