Eliminating Programmatic Confusion – The Road to Publisher Clarity – vía @iab

By Carl Kalapesi

AB releases Publisher’s perspectives on programmatic as first part in educational series

Programmatic buying and selling of advertising, real-time  bidding, and marketing automation is changing the way we transact digital media. Though numbers are very sketchy, by some accounts over 20% of all digital advertising is sold “programmatically” – and it’s growing rapidly.


There is significant confusion in the marketplace around the meaning of terms like “programmatic”, “RTB”, “programmatic direct”, “programmatic premium”, and other verbiage, often being used interchangeably. New technologies are emerging which are creating significant value, but there is also a lack of clear technical standards to ensure interoperability across different platforms. Buyers and sellers are concerned with the limited transparency and number of vendors involved in the programmatic transaction.  And programmatic raises internal, organizational challenges for brands and agencies, and particularly for publishers with their existing direct sales teams and incentives.

Agencies and their clients have a lot to lose if programmatic isn’t implemented coherently: a set of technologies that aim to create market efficiencies could, instead, create a fragmented, illiquid marketplace if each media agency insists on creating its own proprietary marketplace with its own standards and its own technologies.


The Offline Glass o Vaso sin red, te juntas con amigos? olvida entonces a las redes sociales =)

by cargocollective.com/mauricioperussi























A creation of the advertising agency Fischer&Friends, the glass that only stands supported by the mobile phone rescues people from the online world and brings them back to the bar chat

Agency: Fischer&Friends
Client: Salve Jorge Bar
CreationGeneral Director: Mario D’Andrea
Creation Director: Beto Rogoski and Sthefan Ko
Copywriter: Melissa Serro Pottker
Art Director: Maurício Perussi
Convergence VP: Pedro Porto
Photographer: Lucio Cunha
Art Buyer: Leo Lopes and Carol Ferreira

Use the Data! thnxz @TheGrok – bryaneisenberg.com

It’s certainly true that many “PPC pros” who work like (much inferior to the real thing) robots will find themselves looking for work. The high value providers who maintain deeper relationships, integrate across multiple complex objectives, and persistently work to overcome challenges to test, improve, interpret, and achieve uncommon results will be the ones that clients find useful.


Andrew did a great job at describing the high-value parts of the PPC advertising agency equation, but that is not the part of PPC management where data-driven decisions excel. There are some things that data-driven computer analysis excels at and others that it doesn’t. Look at the technology stack that is available today to help PPC marketers and advertisers and you will see where some of this technology is headed. In many cases it already is, and in others it will be more capable of handling the majority of tasks that are required to maintain and optimize PPC accounts.

The fact is, unlike many other parts of marketing, PPC advertising when set up properly should be analmost completely data-driven effort.

++ full article and conclusion 🙂

A Nucleus Research study shows that an incremental 241 percent ROI can be generated by applying data to business decisions. And 91 percent of CMOs believe that successful brands make data-driven decisions, as per Columbia Business School.

A recent CEB study of nearly 800 marketers at Fortune 1000 companies found the vast majority of marketers still rely too much on intuition – marketers depend on data for just 11 percent of all decisions.

Los mejores spots de coches de los últimos 25 años | marketingdirecto.com | Muy buenos :D


La industria automovilística invierte miles de millones de dólares cada año en sus spots televisivos, pero sólo unos pocos echan verdaderamente raíces en nuestra memoria. Hay muchos, de hecho, que es mejor olvidar.

Para ayudarnos a refrescar la memoria y recordar aquellos anuncios de coches que sí merecen la pena ser recordados, The One Show acaba de presentar su lista de los mejores spots de coches de los últimos 25 años.

La lista, presentada en el marco de la feria “North American International Auto Show”, que se celebra actualmente en Detroit, ha sido confeccionada con la ayuda de más de 70 ejecutivos de publicidad y periodistas.

Según los expertos consultados por The One Show, una organización que se califica a sí misma de “guardiana de llama de los creativos publicitarios”, los spots de coches que recoge a continuación Business Insider son los mejores del último cuarto de siglo:

1. Honda: “Grrr” – Wieden + Kennedy Londres (2004)

2. Honda: “Cog” – Wieden + Kennedy Londres (2003)

3. Volkswagen: “The Force” – Deutsch (2011)


4. BMW: “The Hire” – Fallon Mineápolis (2001)

5. Saturn: “Sheet Metal” – Goodby, Silverstein & Partners San Francisco (2002)

6. Chrysler: “Born of Fire” – Wieden + Kennedy Portland (2011)

7. Nissan: “Toys” – TBWA Chiat Day Los Ángeles (2007)

8. Volkswagen: “Lamp Post” – BMP DDB Londres (1998)

9. Volkswagen: “Milky Way” – Arnold Worldwide Boston (1999)

10. Jeep: “Snowed Covered” – Bozell Worldwide / Southfield (1994)


Colour-match your pint with the Beertone colour chart | creativebloq.com

Pantone? Think again! Here comes Beertone – a new concept from Alexander Michelbach and Daniel Eugster which could be your new favourite palette.

We love a good idea almost as much as we like a beer here at Creative Bloq – and this latest venture from Alexander Michelbach and Daniel Eugster combines the two! Beertone is a colour palette for beer, with the first palette featuring 202 top beers from across the world.

How does it work?

Watch this! Enjoy the colour of your beer:

Both Alexander and Daniel come from Advertising Agency backgrounds. They wanted to create something that combined their love for colour and beer, as well as being fun for the user.

Each card will feature the following information: Leer más “Colour-match your pint with the Beertone colour chart | creativebloq.com”

2013: The Year Everything Converged | darmano.typepad.com


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From a media perspective—marketers like to align strategies and tactics along the lines of how things are done at scale. The popular framework goes something like: Paid (advertising), Earned (Word of Mouth), Owned (Corporate) and everything else falls in a somewhat more grey area and from my perspective this is where the action will be for 2013 and beyond. As outlined above, Altimeter calls this area of overlap “converged media”because it’s a convergence of different media dynamics coming together. If you ask me—from a marketing perspective this is the future of what, to this point we’ve called “social”.

You see an image in your Facebook news-feed shared by a friend. The image was generated by a brand. You saw it because your friend shared it. They shared it because they liked it. They liked it because the content resonated (and they saw it). They saw it because the brand paid Facebook to promote it.


All of the above. A social platform merely powers the engine and the above could have all been done in a mobile context. I’m doing a lot of thinking in this area as I build out my team because I don’t believe that anyone has the “converged” part completely figured out yet. From a talent perspective I’ve already begun importing folks from the ad agency side of the house who get both social, digital and content. Mentally, I’ve been thinking about the dynamics of how different teams function:


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A television centric marketing approach is still fueled primarily by the dynamic duo of a creative team composed of an art director and copywriter supported by an infrastructure of scale which fuels the teams with insights and has a small army of media service individuals who determine how the money gets spent so that the campaign oriented marketing message is seen and heard.

Digital  >>> Leer más “2013: The Year Everything Converged | darmano.typepad.com”

Cómo evitar una crisis en Social Media [Infografía]

[Infografía] | TreceBits

Hay una cosa clara: sólo se equivocarán o meterán la pata en las redes sociales aquellas empresas que hayan apostado por estar en ellas. Una vez asumido el riesgo, lo importante es estar preparado por si ocurre una situación de crisis y saber reaccionar ante ella de la mejor manera posible. Las crisis también se superan… pero mejor aún, también pueden evistarse, y para ayudar en esa tarea, la siguiente infografía: