AUG 20, 2021
NOV 1, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss the major contributors toward digital advertising's growth this year, what the ceiling is for mobile ad spending's share of the total ad market, and whether TV ad dollars are actually on a downward trajectory. We then talk about Gen Z's ad preferences and the prospects for Apple Podcasts' in-app subscriptions. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior forecasting analyst at Insider Intelligence Peter Vahle.
OCT 6, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss emerging podcast sub-worlds, how listener behavior has (permanently?) changed, and how the ad dollars are fairing. We then talk about what we expect from Twitter's Ticketed Spaces, what is going on in the world of print, and how Americans get their news on social media. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior forecasting analyst at Insider Intelligence Peter Vahle.
APR 21, 2021
Podcasts were one of the few areas to have weathered the pandemic without sustaining ad spending losses.
MAR 1, 2021
SEP 13, 2021
JUL 20, 2021
The top podcast genres for ad dollars
OCT 11, 2021
DEC 3, 2021
Twitter and Facebook will put more emphasis on prerecorded audio and less on live audio in 2022, making their social audio offerings more like podcasts and less like Clubhouse. Marketers looking for audio opportunities will recommit to podcasts.
NOV 17, 2021
JAN 4, 2022
On today's episode, we discuss what our analysts think will be the key digital trends of 2022. Where we stand with our digital advertising outlook, how far the pendulum will swing towards AVOD services, when TV and video ad measurement will cease being a hot mess, and more. We then talk about whether video streaming growth has officially stalled and if Univision can bring the immediacy of digital measurement to TV ads. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Paul Verna.
JAN 3, 2022
On today's episode, we discuss what our analysts think will be the key trends of 2022. Will Facebook's grip on digital advertising loosen? How much of a splash will viral commerce make? How much will the pendulum swing back towards physical retail? And more. We then talk about the most important social media challenge facing brands this year and whether Amazon's marketplace model is coming to a store near you. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer analyst Jasmine Enberg and principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Andrew Lipsman.
DEC 30, 2021
On this special edition of the show, we're taking a look back at some of the most notable conversations we've had this year. In this episode, we discuss what the media world will look like by 2030 concerning digital ads, shopping, banks, pay TV, digital video, and esports.
DEC 6, 2021
Subscription revenues will continue to grow after that, but will make up slightly less of the digital audio ad revenue pie as ad spending grows in share. Dive deeper:. As subscription revenue increased between 2018 and 2021 as a share of total audio revenues, digital ad spending waned. Advertising will fall to 36.1% of total audio revenues in 2022, but rebound to 37.9% in 2025.
SEP 9, 2021
Podcasts are more of a question mark for Amazon, considering its late entry into the space. However, Amazon appears serious about integrating podcasts into its audio strategy, and there’s no reason to think it won’t succeed. For a company of its size, the podcast business is a rounding error, so it’s unlikely to exit the business even if it doesn’t achieve market leadership or standalone success.
NOV 22, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss how Americans feel about the different social media platforms and the extent to which trust affects usage and attitudes toward advertising. We then talk about Facebook scrapping certain kinds of ad targeting and some rather lofty expectations for TikTok. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analyst Debra Aho Williamson and senior analyst at Insider Intelligence Audrey Schomer.
NOV 15, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss the pillars driving what's next in retail media, how to navigate the pros and cons of retail media expansion, and retail media budget commitments. We then talk about how eBay is streamlining things, the significance of Wayfair's bump in the road, and Nike's foray into the metaverse. Tune in to the discussion with senior director of strategic marketplace services at Tinuiti Elizabeth Marsten and eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Andrew Lipsman.
NOV 5, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss the main takeaways from Facebook's corporate name change to Meta, Instagram's affiliate shops development, how out-of-stock messages could affect advertising, Instagram Reels ads versus TikTok paid ads, selling out this year's Super Bowl ads, reacquainting yourself with the commute, a hidden secret in the number pi, and more. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer analyst Blake Droesch and principal analysts at Insider Intelligence Suzy Davidkhanian and Paul Verna.
NOV 2, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss the most interesting takeaways from Netflix's Q3 earnings, how much of a boost "Squid Game" gave them, and what the rest of the year has in store for the streaming giant. We then talk about whether TV and social media ad spending is inflated compared to their respective daily consumption and whether a single TV currency is possible. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior analyst at Insider Intelligence Ross Benes.
OCT 21, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss how travel companies are changing their offerings to attract travelers, whether a la carte pricing is the way forward, and how travel ad spend is recovering. We then talk about what people think of streaming ads, how the living room is becoming a virtual hub, and why Starbucks is doubling down on drive-thru. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer director of forecasting Oscar Orozco and associate forecasting analyst at Insider Intelligence Zach Goldner.
OCT 29, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss whether Amazon's new home robot could be the "fourth screen," the significance of the creator economy, online shopping's ceiling, how much people notice social media ads, YouTube's upcoming Holiday Stream and Shop event, the real meaning of freedom at work, an explanation of who you’ve been dreaming about, and more. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer analyst Blake Droesch and senior analysts at Insider Intelligence Audrey Schomer and Ross Benes.
OCT 28, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss how prepared measurement and syndication vendors are for the removal of third-party cookies and device IDs, what options advertisers have to maintain measurement and addressability, and some best practices and recommendations for both sides of the supply chain that will help them seamlessly transition to a privacy-centric future. We then talk about how connected TV (CTV) giants are holding onto new customers, YouTube's CTV ads that can move over to your smartphone, and where people prefer to watch movies. Tune in to the discussion with senior vice president of product and general manager of customer experience at Neustar Steve Silvers and eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Paul Verna.
OCT 18, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss what brand new forecasts the forecasting team cooked up in Q3, including global podcast listeners, 5G users, and connected car drivers. We then talk about heavy podcast listeners' receptiveness to ads, the rise of paywalls, and whether audio glasses can become a mass-market product. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior forecasting analysts at Insider Intelligence Peter Vahle and Peter Newman.
JUL 13, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss what to make of YouTube ad impressions moving over to TV screens, our connected TV ad spending estimates, and how to make TV ads more actionable. We then talk about what's driving Amazon's ad business, whether NBCUniversal can get primetime TV ad rates for slots on Peacock, and what impact Nielsen's new Podcast Ad Effectiveness+ solution will have. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior forecasting analyst at Insider Intelligence Eric Haggstrom.
OCT 4, 2021
BetterHelp is by far the biggest US podcast ad spender, laying out $35.7 million in the first seven months of 2021—more than twice as much as the next-largest advertiser, ZipRecruiter, which allocated $13.6 million.