Media Buying


Instagram's new Explore page ads will bring more opportunities for marketers—but they also raise concerns about the limit of organic reach, which some claim has already happened in the Instagram feed. Savvy marketers have established best practices to get their content featured on Explore, but when ads are introduced, it could become more challenging to appear there organically.

eMarketer vice president of content studio Paul Verna discusses YouTube’s changes to video suggestions. He also explores the popularity of hearables vs. smartwatches and asks: “When it the perfect time to send an email?”

eMarketer junior forecasting analyst Nazmul Islam breaks down our numbers for Germany's top two industry ad spend players—both of which have a combined spend of about 37% of the market. Watch now.

Retailers’ digital ad spend parallels that of the overall US digital ad market this year, growing 19.1%, according to our latest forecast. For this industry, mobile and search advertising dominate ad spend allocation.

eMarketer senior forecasting director Monica Peart tees up our UK digital ad spend numbers for the financial services industry and shares implications from Brexit, as well as some bright spots. Watch now.

Consumers in the UK are barely increasing their time spent with media, and similar to the rest of the world, time spent with mobile becomes a major driver of digital growth.

In the past month, different anti-fraud vendors and researchers have concluded that ad fraud in digital marketing is lessening while also seemingly getting much worse than previously believed. So why the disparity?

eMarketer principal analyst Lauren Fisher joins us to discuss the potential of programmatic out-of-home advertising. Why is this category important now? How is it different from other digital ad formats? And what role does automation play in the buying and selling of digital billboard ads?

eMarketer senior forecasting analyst Oscar Orozco tees up our ad spend numbers for the travel and CPG verticals and shares reasons behind the shifting outlook. Made possible by Teads. Watch now.

eMarketer forecasting analyst Eric Haggstrom and vice president of content studio Paul Verna chat about Americans’ ever-changing media consumption habits. They also dissect planned spend on July Fourth, Gen Z’s selective social network use and a Wikipedia founder’s call for a social media strike.

Time spent with digital media in Canada has surpassed that of traditional media for the first time, and digital ad spending has finally caught up with the changing way in which Canadians are consuming media.

eMarketer principal analysts Lauren Fisher and Nicole Perrin consider whether real-time bidding in advertising markets is compatible with the terms of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation. They also discuss the effectiveness of social media ads, Walmart’s use of AI cameras to curb retail theft and Roku’s robust sales of streaming devices in Q1 2019.

The appeal of traditional media with consumers in Germany is still strong compared with the rest of Europe, despite our estimates that time spent with media there will begin to plateau next year.

eMarketer senior forecasting director Monica Peart shares our revised ad spend for addressable TV in the US and why connected TV may be grabbing a larger share of dollars. Watch now.

eMarketer senior forecasting analyst Cindy Liu breaks out our digital ad spend numbers for the retail sector, including mobile and search, where growth did better than the overall average. Watch now.

eMarketer director of forecasting Shelleen Shum shares our latest ad spend numbers for travel, including estimates into 2020. Watch now.

eMarketer senior forecasting director Monica Peart breaks out our ad spend numbers for the auto and financial services industries and explains why one has gained over the other. Watch now.

Despite the rapid rise of digital, time spent with traditional media remains dominant in France. However, as consumers max out on how much they can multitask per day and reach a media saturation point, total time spent with media will likely plateau in the next several years.

eMarketer forecasting analyst Eric Haggstrom shares our US programmatic advertising numbers and the shift from almost entirely open auctions to private marketplaces. Made possible by Teads. Watch now.