Monday, June 19, 2017
MONDAY MEDIA / HOW ONE AD WHIZ EXPLAINS WHY ONLINE AD BUYS TOPPED TV ADS FOR FIRST TIME
Jonathan Ringen, whose bylined article “Advertising Superstar David Droga Knows How to Get In Your Head,” appeared first in Fast Company’s website. Below is a snippet pointing out a watershed moment in advertising history:
“...Droga—who has a reputation for being outspoken, edgy, and critical of his industry—is one of the ad business’s key thinkers at a moment of major uncertainty. Last year, digital marketing in the United States exceeded television advertising for the first time, with $72.5 billion spent online versus $71.3 billion paid for TV spots, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers report. With 30-second TV spots increasingly being replaced by programmatic advertising on Facebook and Google, the creative work done by traditional agencies matters far less than data analytics and targeting...”
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