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Sotheby’s International Realty’s Kevin Thompson: “We Want to Create a Connection with Consumers Before They Even Think About Selling a Home”
What: Portada talked with Kevin Thompson, Chief Marketing Officer Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC about the global firm’s recent triumphs in digital marketing. Why it matters: The “digital first” approach to marketing by the Sotheby’s International Realty brand is winning the firm kudos for its groundbreaking use of video, virtual and augmented reality and will […]
“Video Ads Are Like a Swiss-Army Knife”: Q&A with Seraj Bharwani, Chief Strategy Officer at AcuityAds
Video is one of the leading advertising formats, to the extent that 99% of marketers use it as part of their marketing initiatives. However, video exposure doesn’t guarantee attention. In this exclusive interview, Bharwani talks about how to improve attention rates and thus ensure higher efficiency.
Consumer Insights Roundup: Americans Watch TV in Groups Half of the Time, Hispanics Are 15% Less Likely Than Average to Feel Financially Secure…
A summary of the most relevant consumer insight research in the US, US Hispanic, and Latin American markets.
Video advertising platform Innovid has secured US $30 million in the pre-IPO funding round. The company will use the funds to advance its end further to end CTV platform as well as to expand its global presence.
Viant’s TV Viewability and Distraction Report: 89% of US Smartphone Owners Use Their Phone While Watching TV
Viant has published the results of its TV Viewability study, in which it analyzes device ownership and distraction factors. The answer, concludes the study, is a cross-channel and retargeting strategy.
We talked to Robert Velez, Director, Multicultural Advertising Sales at Vevo, about the company’s strategies to approach multicultural audiences in the US, and particularly Hispanics.
Lizzie Seedhouse, SVP of Digital for USL, and Josh Keller, VP of Business Development for the USL, talked to Portada about the relevance of video to connect with fans and leverage brands’ sponsorships.
AT&T obtained approval from the Department of Justice to acquire Time Warner for US $85 million after a six-week trial. This was the first time in four decades that the government directly intervened in a vertical merger, gaining the attention of corporations who feared a change in the course of the history of the media industry.
Univision has announced a video-on-demand extension of Univision Now focused on Hispanic content. Though Univision has already collaborated with Netflix to produce content aimed at Latin Americans and U.S. Hispanics, the network has decided to expand its OTT services and cater specifically to the Hispanic niche.
Conviva has released its quarterly measurement report on the state of OTT and the streaming video market. Compared to this time last year, the audience for online video streaming has grown enormously.
Video on demand keeps increasing its relevance throughout Latin America. After successfully launching its app in Argentina and Mexico, Fox will compete against Netflix and HBO in Brazil.
Endeavor and NeuLion have entered an agreement by which the former will acquire the latter in an all-cash deal valued at approximately USD $250 million. NeuLion powers the video delivery of a wide range of content owners, particularly major sports leagues, some of them owned by Endeavor.
AcuityAds has acquired ADman Media for EU $12 Million. In 2017, ADman Media delivered approximately 55% of its revenue in Europe and 45% in Latin America and the U.S; the acquisition allows AcuityAds to expand its addressable market.
UCI and MAGNA have revealed the results of their study “Marketing to the Hispanic Mindset”. In-language and in-culture video ads are more engaging for Hispanics, at times twice as effective as non-contextual targeted ads.
ONLINE VIDEO ROUNDUP: Twitter May Release New Video Feature, Facebook Invents Unit of Time for Video
A summary of the most exciting recent news in online video. If you’re trying to keep up, consider this your one-stop shop.
We talked to Chris Thomas, Director of Digital Media & Marketing for LA Galaxy, about the team’s expansion plans and marketing strategy. He revealed that the team’s main marketing goal is to stay strong and relevant at the local level.
Over-the-top streaming firm Roku has introduced a new feature aimed at helping marketers measure campaign reach and effectiveness.
A summary of the most exciting recent news in online video in the U.S., U.S.-Hispanic and Latin American markets. If you’re trying to keep up, consider this your one-stop shop.
Video refereeing might be implemented for the 2018 Russia World Cup.