Brands Learn to Scale Campaign Execution with Ad Automation
Jay Kulkarni, CEO and founder of Theorem, is one of a growing number of thought leaders encouraging the use of advertising optimization and automation as a way to modernize the traditional ad revenue model. Rather than relying on highly-manual processes and workflows, he believes brands should look at automation as a way to speed up order cycles and decrease errors.
How US State Privacy Laws Differ
Why These 6 Retailers Are Expanding Into Service Businesses
Was Super Bowl LVII Advertising Worth It to Brands?
Regulators Crack Down on Cookie Consent Designs That Manipulate Consumers￼
After winning their battle against Meta for forcing users to accept personalized ads, E.U. regulators are taking on a new challenge — cookie consent banners. Specifically, lawmakers are beginning to look at how cookie consent banners are designed and whether deliberate design tricks are being used to manipulate web users.
BrightLocal Survey Finds Businesses Still Offering Incentives for Reviews
Nearly half of consumers have been offered incentives in exchange for leaving a business review, despite widespread efforts throughout the online review industry to cut down on the practice. According to BrightLocal’s Local Consumer Review Survey, the practice of offering discounts or cash in exchange for reviews is on the rise.
What the Rise of Generative AI Means for Marketers
While these are still early days for OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Google’s Bard, marketers have begun to pounce. From creative production and versioning to content generation and customer service, marketers are finding innovative ways to use AI chatbots to generate more reliable results for their clients.
Google’s AI Chops and Local Search
6 AI-Based Voice Ordering Systems for Restaurants
As GoodRx Stumbles on Privacy, Competitors Pounce
How Marketers Can Use AI Right Now
What Amazon’s Move into Clean Room Services Means for the Space
Amazon recently announced it would sell clean rooms as a service, giving the privacy-safe data collaboration space a major new competitor. Street Fight checked in with Bob Walczak, CEO of MadTech Advisors, to get his take on what Amazon’s move means for the clean room space and the marketers and publishers who depend on it.
4 Ways to Use ChatGPT for Local Marketing
Yelp Provides Peek into Local Commerce Misinformation and Other Bad Practices
Study: Consumers Skittish on Spending in 2023
Catalina Collaborates on In-Store Promotions with Kroger’s 84.51° Labs
Agencies Are Embracing ChatGPT. Is That a Mistake?
In SEO expert Andrew Shotland’s view, most agencies aren’t saving as much time using AI to develop creative content as they might think. Tools like ChatGPT are fast, but they aren’t particularly accurate. That’s a major problem, especially for agencies trying to create hundreds or thousands of local pages for national brand clients.
Super Bowl LVII Ad Landscape Shaped By Economic Uncertainty￼
With so much economic uncertainty in 2023 — including mounting layoffs at tech giants like Microsoft and Google — Sol Marketing CEO Deb Gabor believes advertisers may choose to focus on promoting small-ticket items during this year’s game, like snack foods and beverages, while brands selling big-ticket items are largely out.
How Brands Can Use Apple Business Connect to Reach Local Customers
With access to Apple Maps Insights, multi-location brands should have a much better sense of which locations are performing well, which ones need attention, and how performance is trending over time.