Programmatic advertising, which automates media purchase processes for advertisers, appears as a marketing automation technology. Thanks to the programmatic advertising which enables targeting with regard to many variables including online users’ socioeconomic, demographic, and geographic features; promotional activities about products or services can reach users with highest interest possibilities.
Providing many advantages for advertisers enables programmatic advertising to be known as the future’s advertising technology. And this points out that programmatic advertising which has become popular in recent years will not fall off the radar of the digital advertising ecosystem for many years. Accordingly, it is beneficial to follow the trends of programmatic technology which will direct the near future.
Here are the programmatic technology trends that will shape the year 2019…
The demand side platform, abbreviated as DSP, can be defined as a technology that enables media buying and creating advertising campaigns for advertisers. In this respect, DSP resembles Google’s product AdWords, now known as Google Ads, can be used instead of Google Ads owing to its many different features.
Although DSP has a lot in common with Google Ads, it has important and advantageous features for advertisers. For this reason, there are many advertisers who use a DSP instead of Google Ads. So what are the most important features of DSP for advertisers that distinguishes it from Google Ads and makes it preferable?
Native advertising has become one of the most popular types of advertisements as it is able to adapt to its medium. Native advertising appears as though it is a part of the content of an online website but is a paid promotion model and with it, advertisers can offer valuable content to the masses according to their expectations, similar to a content ad.
Naturally, users who see content that is satisfactory for their needs and expectations form a positive impression of the advertising brand. Despite this, there are many companies that do not include native ads in their marketing strategies, even today. However, it is important to know that native advertisements are of the quality that supports other marketing activities and their popularity never drops below a certain level.
Here are 3 reasons to include native advertisements in a digital marketing plan…
Everything about digital advertising is based on advertisers’ capability of reaching their target audience with the help of publishers. Whereas this requires for the publishers to purchase the advertising spaces on websites. At this point, demand based solution partners such as ad networks, DSPs (Demand Side Platform) and ad exchange seek out for the proper audience that fits the advertiser’s target audience. As for displaying ads to these prospective customers, payment is being made to the publishers.
Surely, the amount of payment is not equal for all ad spaces. Therefore the publishers should make sure that they are selling their digital ad inventories at their real value. That’s where the SSPs, i.e, Supply Side Platforms, come on to scene. SSPs are responsible for managing and optimizing the publishers’ ad spaces on their behalf. That is to say, the SSPs actually provide the publishers full control over their inventories.
So, what are the features that the publishers must make sure being offered, before deciding on the best SSP for themselves?
Lead generation is a highly effective advertising model for brands in terms of reaching their potential customers. This advertising method is based on the principle of online users conveying personal information to the brands they desire getting sales and marketing proposals from. Through accessing personal information of users that are interested in their services and products with their own consent, brands are able to generate lead.
Being a marketing method based on consent, this model actually creates a framework for the brands to discover their potential customers. Because through lead generation advertisements, the users are expected to turn into customers in the medium to long term. On the other hand, it is possible to find an area of application for the lead generation advertisements that can be applied through methods such as e-mails and web forms also within affiliate marketing.
So, how can advertising brands benefit from utilizing lead generation in affiliate marketing?
As the mobile technology ecosystem keeps on developing, digital advertising methods that enable companies to reach their target audience also keep on becoming diversified. However, as time goes by, mobile advertising trends also vary in line with the behavioral traits of mobile users.
For instance, mobile advertising formats utilized for app advertising in order to enhance app downloads can vary depending on the trends. Five years ago, different types of banners were commonly preferred for enhancing download rates. But nowadays different and more creative advertising formats where cost per install (CPI) pricing model can be applied are in high demand.
So as of late, what are the most commonly utilized advertising models that facilitate companies in reaching their target audience?