OCT 1, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss whether TV can produce an event that gathers a mass audience without relying on sports or news, why Warby Parker is eyeing brick and mortar, why advertising's future is in 3D, how folks find things to stream, what to make of TikTok's 1 billion users milestone, the new corporate dress code and greeting etiquette, where the football huddle came from, and more. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analysts Suzy Davidkhanian and Paul Verna and analyst at Insider Intelligence Blake Droesch.
SEP 30, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss how much Americans shop on their smartphones, what's encouraging them to shop more, and what's holding them back. We then talk about what to make of Apple's battle with Epic Games, where 5G has gone, and how advertisers are handling looming third-party cookie changes. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Yory Wurmser.
SEP 16, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss what this new Amazon TV is all about, how soon we can expect TV commerce, whether we'll see voice-enabled ads, and what the content play might be. We then talk about Peloton launching its own apparel brand, why lululemon is crushing expectations, and Amazon's cashierless technology coming to Whole Foods. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Andrew Lipsman.
SEP 9, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss why digital subscription growth is slowing, what's happening to publishers' digital ad revenues, and where their non-ad, non-subscription revenues are coming from. We then talk about how ads around print and digital news perform, whether targeting gets too much credit, and Nielsen's plans to cut ties with third-party cookies. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior analyst at Insider Intelligence Audrey Schomer.
SEP 7, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss how Disney+ stacks up against the competition and how Disney-owned Hulu and ESPN+ are getting on. We then talk about the Media Rating Council (MRC) taking its accreditation from Nielsen's measurement services, whether national TV ad minutes per hour are going up or down, and if Apple TV+ will ever be able to enter the real streaming wars conversation. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Paul Verna.
AUG 30, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss whether TikTok is actually a top choice for social advertisers, how it compares with other ad channels, and what to make of the companies current shopping efforts. We then talk about Facebook's "meaningful pivot" around its ad business, the latest Federal Trade Commission suit against the social giant, and whether Reels on the blue app has potential. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Debra Aho Williamson.
AUG 18, 2021
We estimate that 1 in 8 digital ad dollars this year will be spent on impressions for ecommerce properties. This week, we discuss our forecast as well as Amazon's rise, which companies are most interesting to watch now, and what we expect as more upper-funnel ads appear in retail media. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior forecasting analyst Eric Haggstrom and principal analysts at Insider Intelligence Andrew Lipsman and Nicole Perrin.
AUG 25, 2021
Growth in programmatic display ad spending was resilient in 2020, thanks in large part to the shift from brick-and-mortar to digital retail. Rajeev Goel, co-founder and CEO at supply-side platform PubMatic, joins eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Nicole Perrin for the last episode of The Ad Platform to discuss which industries are increasing ad spending fastest, how advertisers are reacting to less Identifier for Advertisers availability, and why momentum in connected TV is exciting.
SEP 20, 2021
AUG 12, 2021
Vice President, Growth
OCT 29, 2021
Podcasting is majorly boosting Spotify's ad biz: Ad revenues are up 75% year over year as the audio giant's investments in podcasting finally begin to pay off.
SEP 9, 2020
OCT 22, 2021
Spotify’s video podcasting push could bring in more users and marketers: Podcasts are already gaining steam with both groups, and video will help make the medium—and ads in it—even more engaging.
JUL 29, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss what brand new forecasts the forecasting team cooked up in Q2, including social media buyers and buy now, pay later service users. We then talk about the 2021 NBA finals ratings, a landmark ruling that lets brands work with NCAA athletes, and why OOH ad prices are on the rise. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer forecasting analyst Nazmul Islam and director of forecasting at Insider Intelligence Oscar Orozco.
JUL 7, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss how many Americans watch sports on streaming platforms, how TV companies are tackling the digital sports rights balance, and what this year’s Tokyo Olympics can do to help boost NBCUniversal's streaming platform Peacock. We then talk about the key takeaways from the 2021 Upfronts, the potential impact of Univision's Spanish language streaming service, and how the entertainment industry is balancing box-office releases and streaming. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Paul Verna.
AUG 4, 2020
Podcast listenership in the US has been soaring in recent years and advertising dollars are following. Podcast ad spending is a bright spot amid lackluster digital radio spending. According to eMarketer’s latest forecast, US podcast ad spending will surpass 20% of digital radio ad spending this year and cross the $1 billion mark next year.
SEP 25, 2020
Programmatic podcast ad spending, which we are forecasting for the first time this year, is growing at a fast rate from a small base.
APR 21, 2020
eMarketer forecasting analyst Peter Vahle, senior forecasting analyst Oscar Orozco, and principal analysts Andrew Lipsman and Nicole Perrin discuss the who, what, where, when and why of podcast listening, and how advertiser approaches are changing. They then talk about Roku users viewing habits, tech to fight robocalling and Facebook's couples-only messaging app.
MAR 1, 2021
MAR 1, 2021
JUN 14, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss how time spent watching TV is changing, how TV ads favorability stacks up against other formats, and what's contributing to TV ad spending's resilience. We then talk about Paramount+ introducing a new tier with ads, how much time people spend with subscription-based vs. ad-supported video, and how much money are people willing to spend for the video streaming entertainment. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior analyst at Insider Intelligence Ross Benes.
NOV 7, 2019
eMarketer forecasting director Shelleen Shum tees up our ad spending estimates for Spotify and the impact of podcast ads.
JUN 16, 2021
Amazon has been moving its shopping holiday around, and now it's next week. Melissa Burdick, co-founder and president at retail media buying technology firm Pacvue, joins eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Nicole Perrin to discuss what Amazon gets out of having Prime Day in Q2 and the latest in the retail media war.
JUN 3, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss Amazon's Q1 advertising performance, where its ad dollars are coming from, the retail media competitors to watch out for, and whether a fourth digital ad giant will emerge. We then talk about why TV networks aren’t prioritizing programmatic as they move into the world of streaming, Verizon's new digital out-of-home ads, and why Netflix might be preparing to venture into the video game universe. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior forecasting analyst at Insider Intelligence Eric Haggstrom.
OCT 1, 2020