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Strong Growth in Online Advertising

Strong Growth in Online Advertising

According to a report from the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), online advertising achieved its highest Q1 revenue level ever in 2010; with revenues in the US growing to roughly $5.9 billion – represented a 7.5% increase year over year.  David Silverman, PwC Assurance Partner, stated that these results are a “sign of health and vitality of online media, and of marketers’ continuing investment in interactive as a cornerstone of their advertising campaigns.”  (via IAB)

May 25th, 2010Comments Off on Strong Growth in Online Advertising
AOL Launches Ad Desk

AOL Launches Ad Desk

AOL has launched a beta version a self-service ad tool that will enable marketers to launch and manage their own campaigns.  This application, dubbed “Ad Desk,” will sell CPM advertisements that can be targeted by Website, category, geographic location, demographic, and behavior.

Jeff Levick, Executive Vice President of AOL Advertising, stated that “Transparency and control are the future of online advertising.  Providing clients with a greater level of personalized control over digital marketing campaigns is paramount as organizations continue to look […]

Apr 26th, 2010Comments Off on AOL Launches Ad Desk

Twitter Creates Promoted Tweets

Twitter announced its new program, dubbed Promoted Tweets, which will be the company’s first attempt at monetizing the network.  Advertisers will be able to purchase keywords and have their ads displayed in targeted user search results.  It’s still unclear how much companies are willing to pay to join this new advertising program.  Twitter‘s current model will be based on a CPM until they have more time to evaluate the program.

Third party applications that utilize Twitter’s API’s will not be showing […]

Apr 19th, 2010Comments Off on Twitter Creates Promoted Tweets

Schaaf Consulting Acquires PartnerCentric

Schaaf Consulting announced last week that it acquired PartnerCentric, Inc. The combined company will create one of the largest outsourced program management (OPM) companies.  The two companies already manage many of the top-performing affiliate programs, including the eBay Partner Network, Constant Contact, and Quicken Loans.  The new company, known as Schaaf-PartnerCentric, will be lead by Brook Schaff (Schaaf Consulting CEO), and based out of Los Angeles.  Linda Woods, PartnerCentric Founder and President, will remain with the company as a […]

Apr 14th, 2010Comments Off on Schaaf Consulting Acquires PartnerCentric
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