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When ads get personal

When ads get personal

Smartphones are redefining the way brands can reach out to consumers. But a majority marketers in India feel that they are under-invested when it comes to advertising on smartphones. According to a recent Adobe Digital Insights 2017 report, around 89% of Indian marketers felt that they had under-invested in smartphone advertising in 2016. In smartphones, videos are the most popular choice for Indian consumers in consuming content. Indian consumers spend an average of 34% of their video viewing time on…

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Could the Creative Bring about the Renaissance of Adtech?

Could the Creative Bring about the Renaissance of Adtech?

Mobile ad blocking is at an all time high in our country. More than 40 percent users have mobile ad blockers installed. This makes me ask do consumers hate ads or do they hate the way they are done? When you dive deeper into the problem, you realize that users do not dislike the concept of ads. In a study carried out by HubSpot of ad blocker users, 83 percent actually said that they would be ok to see ads…

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Mobile Soap Opera

Mobile Soap Opera

A decade or so ago, cinema was the big screen and TV the small screen. Now add to it, an even smaller screen. You don’t have to go too far to seek it either. At the nearest IT Park or the Metro station, even the market square, you can see millennial and IT professionals, staring in rapt attention at their hand-held screens.They run to a type. Sitting in their offices, riding in their cabs or hunched over their tablets in…

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mCanvas launches Juice Machine – a newsletter that’s poised for the creative world

mCanvas launches Juice Machine – a newsletter that’s poised for the creative world

mCanvas launched Juice Machine today, a newsletter that picks out news bits about snazzy creative and advertisements from around the world. In the world of mobile advertising, creativity is oft forgotten with most users seething over deadbeat banners that mar their content consumption experience. Juice Machine attempts to bring the focus back on creative and showcase stunning campaigns and creative gigs from everywhere on the internet. Co-founder and CEO, Lavin Punjabi has often stressed on the importance of creative and…

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Is ad-supported digital publishing lucrative?

Is ad-supported digital publishing lucrative?

We stand at a cusp in the digital publishing ecosystem where experts are questioning whether ad supported journalism is lucrative any more. Medium’s CEO Ev Williams recently stated “…it’s clear that the broken system is ad-driven media on the internet. It simply doesn’t serve people. In fact, it’s not designed to.” What’s the solution, I ask? There isn’t one at the moment, but Medium is on a mission to figure it out. I’m all in for radical change, and I…

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