Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Future Digital Marketing Trend

Artificial Intelligence (AI) In Marketing

Artificial intelligence marketing is the future trend in . It is a form of marketing leveraging artificial intelligence concept and model such as machine learning and software algorithm based on big data instead of human learning and reasoning across all touch points in the consumer journey to achieve marketing goals. The derived benefit is the prediction of marketing demand and trend and consumer behavioiur as well as marketing automation.

Here are examples of how AI is applied in Digital Marketing

Artificial Intelligence in Marketing and Advertising – 5 Examples of Real Traction

Curated from Artificial Intelligence in Marketing and Advertising – 5 Examples of Real Traction – Artificial Intelligence Companies, Insights, Research

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Programmatic Media Buy – 2 Definitions

Programmatic Media Buy | Programmatic Digital Advertising

buy in its broad sense is any advertising format which involves the use of automation software and machine learning technology. And Programmatic buy in its narrow sense is the advertising format using automation software and machine learning in display and video advertising on Demand Side Platform (DSPs)

Real-time bidding (RTB) is a the sould of programmatic ad buying. RTB allows advertisers to buy ad space in real-time. The purpose of RTB is to help finding your target audience or users the moment a user reaches the website or about to see it by getting your ad in front of customers in the moments that matter. RTB lets you bid on an impression the moment a user is about to see it. As a result, you have a better chance of showing your ads to potential customers and avoid paying to show your ads to people who are unlikely to be interested.

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3 Major Changes in Rebranding of Google Ad Products

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On Jun 2018, Google announced rebranding their self-served biddable ad platforms.

First, Google adWords, a product for SMEs launched in 2000 for search engine advertising, Google Display Network (GDN) ad placements, and youtube advertising are renamed as Google Ads. The new link to access the platform will be ads.google.com

Second, DoubleClick, an enterprise-level product bought by Google in 2008 for US$3.1 billion will be consolidated under name of Google Marketing Platform 360. The new link to access Display Video 360 (formerly called DoubleClick Bid Manager DBM), the programmatic ad platform will be displayvideo.google.com

Third, Google Ad Manager mainly for publishers selling ad inventories to brand will combine DoubleClick for Publishers and DoubleClick Ad Exchange togther for more synergistic effect.

The rebranding and new names have no drastic changes in the account structure and features. However we guess that Google has ambition to make steady enhancements to the platform.

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Google’s advertising business accounts for most of its revenue, making $26.6 billion in the first quarter of 2018. This compares to its “other” revenues, including cloud software, which made $4.3 billion. Renaming and reorganizing the software will make it easier for ad buyers and sellers to use it — and therefore, in theory, easier for them to spend money with the online giant.

 

Google Ad Manager, meanwhile, will bring together two software products, DoubleClick for Publishers and DoubleClick Ad Exchange, used by publishers who sell their online advertising inventory to brands.

 

DoubleClick, which was bought by Google in 2008 for $3.1 billion, is software that lets marketers manage their advertising campaigns and collect information about how someone has browsed online. Along with Google’s Analytics 360 Suite, which provides large companies with data on advertising performance, it will be renamed Google Marketing Platform.

 

Google Ads will be the “front door” to let brands and media agencies buy ads on Google search, maps, its Play app store and on YouTube videos, among others.

 

Google AdWords, the software that lets advertisers bid on words and phrases to get their ads featured on its search homepage, will become Google Ads, the company said in a blog post. Adwords is a product that was launched in 2000, and was the company’s first piece of advertising technology, mainly for smaller businesses to advertise to potential customers online.

 

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“Through the DIGICOM platform, we were able to generate north of HK$600,000 in revenue and 1600+ sales at a ROAS of 10+ during one single quarter; through programmatic advertising and creative targeting Strategy” This is the compliment from our client on programmatic advertising, Hong Kong Rugby Union.

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Programmatic Advertising is good at generating both brand awareness and conversions. The prevailing trend among traditional and digital marketers are to understand the operation / execution sides and nuts and bolts of the for realistic planning strategy, better communication with vendors or inhouse execution of marketing campaigns for faster market response and better safeguard of your audience big data.

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In the U.S., adidas has started working more collaboratively across their digital teams to share insights and get a deeper understanding of their customers. Chris Murphy, Head of Digital Experience, describes their approach:

 

In our recent survey of global marketing organizations, we learned that the priority for marketers is to better understand their customers. By offering tools that make it easy to collaborate and share insights, Google Marketing Platform helps achieve this customer-first approach to marketing.

 

Google Marketing Platform brings together DoubleClick Digital Marketing and the Google Analytics 360 Suite to help you plan, buy, measure and optimize digital media and customer experiences in one place. Google Marketing Platform helps you deliver more relevant and effective marketing, while ensuring that you respect your customers’ privacy and give them control over their data.

 

Of course, changes in technology have meant changes for digital marketers. There’s been an explosion of channels, formats and data. Consumers are also more aware of how they’re being marketed to and how their data is being used—and they want more control.

 

The online world was very different when DoubleClick debuted in 1996. Things we take for granted today, like texting emoji, sharing funny YouTube videos, or taking smartphone selfies were all years away.

 

 

Programmatic TV is the future: Here’s how to capitalize on the opportunity – Marketing Land

“Through the DIGICOM platform, we were able to generate north of HK$600,000 in revenue and 1600+ sales at a ROAS of 10+ during one single quarter; through programmatic advertising and creative targeting Strategy” This is the compliment from our client on programmatic advertising, Hong Kong Rugby Union.

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Programmatic Advertising is good at generating both brand awareness and conversions. The prevailing trend among traditional and digital marketers are to understand the operation / execution sides and nuts and bolts of the for realistic planning strategy, better communication with vendors or inhouse execution of marketing campaigns for faster market response and better safeguard of your audience big data.

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Like most things programmatic, there is already a fair amount of complexity within this area, beginning with what “programmatic TV” actually refers to. In essence, any TV inventory that can be bought via a programmatic platform falls under this definition.

 

Regardless of exactly when, it seems inevitable that all TV inventory will eventually be purchased programmatically. And, considering the example of programmatic display’s incredibly rapid growth, we should expect this to happen sooner rather than later.

 

Research by PWC predicts that programmatic TV will represent approximately a third of global TV ad revenue by 2021, whereas a study by Videology states the consensus among industry experts to be closer to more than half by that date.

 

Five percent of all TV ad spend in the US will be programmatic by 2019, according to research by eMarketer. Though modest-sounding, that’s an extremely rapid expansion from $640 million in 2016 to the $3.8 billion it is expected to become.

 

The tide is turning: traditional TV advertising is slowing down, programmatic TV is rapidly expanding, and tech platforms and broadcasters are in frantic competition to claim this new, highly desirable market.

 

 

Remarketing 101: A Beginner’s Guide – Search Engine Journal

“Through the DIGICOM platform, we were able to generate north of HK$600,000 in revenue and 1600+ sales at a ROAS of 10+ during one single quarter; through programmatic advertising and creative targeting Strategy” This is the compliment from our client on programmatic advertising, Hong Kong Rugby Union. One of our successful recipe is remarketing on the programmatic advertising platform.

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Programmatic Advertising is good at generating both brand awareness and conversions. The prevailing trend among traditional and digital marketers are to understand the operation / execution sides and nuts and bolts of the for realistic planning strategy, better communication with vendors or inhouse execution of marketing campaigns for faster market response and better safeguard of your audience big data.

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Remarketing, also known as retargeting, are banner ads that target you after you’ve visited a company’s website. So after you visit a site like 80sTees.com (no affiliation) – and move on to a site like Gawker, you might see a 80sTees.com banner ad. How this works is a bit more complicated. Let’s dive into how exactly remarketing works and how your company can start using it.

 

You might be familiar with the term ‘remarketing’ and you may have read countless articles about the topic. If so, this isn’t the article for you. However, if you need a crash course, you are in the right place! This guide is designed for beginner-level audiences and to be your team’s tactical go-to.

 

But what if we were to pull the curtain back and show you who the Wizard of Oz is? Knowing what remarketing is and how it works may make it less impressive, but that doesn’t change its effectiveness. Even if you know the magic behind remarketing, it is a highly effective ad tactic for marketers.

 

Seems pretty impressive, right? That company must have a huge ad budget and be doing well if it can afford ads on all these major websites! If you’re not aware of what remarketing is, it can definitely be impressive.

 

Have you surfed the web and felt like a company was following you everywhere you go? You skip from CNN, to Facebook, to your favorite celebrity gossip site, and everywhere you look you see a banner ad for one company?

 

 

Lookalike modelling: the ad industry technique demystified | Media Network | The Guardian

“Through the DIGICOM platform, we were able to generate north of HK$600,000 in revenue and 1600+ sales at a ROAS of 10+ during one single quarter; through programmatic advertising and creative targeting Strategy” This is the compliment from our client on programmatic advertising, Hong Kong Rugby Union.

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This is a very complex process, demanding rigorous methodology and huge amounts of computational power, but the end result is hugely advantageous: find people who behave in the same way as your customers, but who haven’t bought your product yet.

 

So what does a lookalike model actually look like? Say a washing machine manufacturer is having a sale and wants to encourage online purchases. We’d place a pixel on the sale confirmation page and analyse the behaviour that purchasers have undertaken elsewhere on the web (completely anonymously, of course). This group is analysed in order to reveal online behaviours that rank most highly amongst people with a propensity to buy washing machines.

 

Lookalike modelling is critical in programmatic buying – it’s the methodology advertisers use to define the users they’re after on ad exchanges. Yet there’s a distinct lack of transparency about how it’s done, consequently, it’s an area often least understood by buyers and owners.

 

This is particularly true in media planning and buying where technology and automation (aka ‘programmatic buying’) is burgeoning. So, I’ll aim to demystify the science behind one crucial approach in this field – the ‘lookalike’ model.

 

Marketers are bombarded with a bewildering amount of technology and science purporting to help them advertise more effectively. Whilst many of these may help there’s little doubt it’s harder for marketers to ‘look under the hood’ to assess whether these really deliver the right audiences they claim to.

 

 

The growing location based marketing opportunity – and how to capture it | ITProPortal

“Through the DIGICOM platform, we were able to generate north of HK$600,000 in revenue and 1600+ sales at a ROAS of 10+ during one single quarter; through programmatic advertising and creative targeting Strategy” This is the compliment from our client on programmatic advertising, Hong Kong Rugby Union.

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Programmatic Advertising is good at generating both brand awareness and conversions. The prevailing trend among traditional and digital marketers are to understand the operation / execution sides and nuts and bolts of the for realistic planning strategy, better communication with vendors or inhouse execution of marketing campaigns for faster market response and better safeguard of your audience big data.

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The technology is now in place to be able to link a specific advertising creative to a specific location.  Every potential customer who is close to a particular shop will then only see the dynamic creative developed to reach potential customers around that specific shop. The right offer can be delivered using relevant images, animations, videos or native ads. Then, granular reporting can be made available immediately, showing impressions, clicks and post-click engagement at POS level.

 

Targeting can now be based on elements around a user’s location and surroundings, in addition to app context and other influencing factors. To target based on interests, you can target areas where you are most likely to find users interested in your products, for example, airports if you are looking for air travellers.

 

Those with a few stores can send users messages based on their locations, then either drive traffic to store or route them to a mobile app or call centre retailing presence. For advertisers with no physical presence at all, geo-fenced campaigns can still be useful, as they allow them to find their audience.

 

There are highly effective ways to realise the full promise of mobile to generate traffic through location based mobile advertising. It’s a perfect strategy for bricks and mortar retailers with many stores, as campaigns can be focused on point of sale with links to directions and special offers etc., and it’s also a highly effective option for those with just a few physical stores.

 

Mobile continues to gather pace in pursuit of desktop and it’s due to overtake it very soon. An often overlooked but related opportunity to this is the potential of geo-fencing technologies and drive-to-store strategies.

 

 

Introducing Google Marketing Platform 360

“Through the DIGICOM platform, we were able to generate north of HK$600,000 in revenue and 1600+ sales at a ROAS of 10+ during one single quarter; through programmatic advertising and creative targeting Strategy” This is the compliment from our client on programmatic advertising, Hong Kong Rugby Union.

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In the U.S., adidas has started working more collaboratively across their digital teams to share insights and get a deeper understanding of their customers. Chris Murphy, Head of Digital Experience, describes their approach:

 

In our recent survey of global marketing organizations, we learned that the priority for marketers is to better understand their customers. By offering tools that make it easy to collaborate and share insights, Google Marketing Platform helps achieve this customer-first approach to marketing.

 

Google Marketing Platform brings together DoubleClick Digital Marketing and the Google Analytics 360 Suite to help you plan, buy, measure and optimize digital media and customer experiences in one place. Google Marketing Platform helps you deliver more relevant and effective marketing, while ensuring that you respect your customers’ privacy and give them control over their data.

 

Of course, changes in technology have meant changes for digital marketers. There’s been an explosion of channels, formats and data. Consumers are also more aware of how they’re being marketed to and how their data is being used—and they want more control.

 

The online world was very different when DoubleClick debuted in 1996. Things we take for granted today, like texting emoji, sharing funny YouTube videos, or taking smartphone selfies were all years away.

 

 

Media Buying 101: What Is Programmatic Buying?

“Through the DIGICOM platform, we were able to generate north of HK$600,000 in revenue and 1600+ sales at a ROAS of 10+ during one single quarter; through advertising and creative targeting Strategy” This is the compliment from our client on programmatic advertising, Hong Kong Rugby Union.

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Programmatic Advertising is good at generating both brand awareness and conversions. The prevailing trend among traditional and digital marketers are to understand the operation / execution sides and nuts and bolts of the for realistic planning strategy, better communication with vendors or inhouse execution of marketing campaigns for faster market response and better safeguard of your audience big data.

DIGICOM Academy is pleased to announce as the educational partner of Digital Marketing Institute (DMI) based in Dublin. Enroll in Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing course; and earn the globally recognized, industry validated and academically credit rated certificate to advance your career. Studying with DIGICOM Academy, you got extra 5 hours on step-by-step guides of dashboard training on ad platform and technical tools taught by Digital Marketing Pioneers.

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Generally, it is a catch-all term that encompasses the leveraging of big data and technology including ad networks, ad exchanges, trading desks, demand-side platforms (DSPs), supply-side platforms (SSPs), exchange-based buying of ad inventory, real-time bidding (RTB), and ad networks to serve targeted and relevant experiences to consumers across channels. On the back end of things, algorithms filter ad impressions derived from consumer behavioral data, which allows advertisers to define budgets, goals, attribution, and optimize for reduced risk while increasing ROI with ease.

 

But programmatic has evolved to be much more complex than this. Once exclusive to search and display ads, programmatic now includes many more mediums, like video, and can be done across multiple channels (desktop and mobile).

 

It’s an important buzzword that many people know of and use. But let’s be honest, there’s a lot of confusion surrounding this term and few actually know what it means.

 

I’m sure you hear this word thrown around quite a bit. Programmatic Media Buying – it’s ‘the future of online advertising’ – a means to completely remove all manual processes in .

 

This is the first article in an exclusive series that explores the complex world of Programmatic Media Buying. If you’d like to suggest a topic, please email us.