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Blog: The Doubleclick Summit 2016, a review of what’s new in Google Display Advertising

Our guest blogger this week is Marija Cepulyte (pictured right) Client Services Manager at our IAB member; iProspect Ireland. She recently attended the DoubleClick Leadership Summit 2016 livestream and wrote the following piece reviewing the event. This was originally posted on the iProspect Blog. Many of us tuned in to the DoubleClick Announcement Live Stream, […]

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Blog: Deal or no deal? An agency view on the new IAB initiatives to improve Ad quality

Our guest blogger this month is Aileen McDaid, Digital Strategy Director at the IAB Agency Member; Mindshare. Aileen discusses the impact of Adblocking on the provision of quality internet content and how the new IAB run initiatives will help counteract it’s impact on the industry. As the wave of Brexit becomes ripples that affect our […]

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Blog: Why we should embrace showrooming

Our guest blogger this week is  Céline Nowak a PPC Account Manager at IAB Ireland members, Tinderpoint. A statement from Google I came across recently got me thinking about the phenomenon of ‘showrooming’, a trend that is changing the retail landscape. It highlighted the use of mobile phones in shops that is turning bricks-and-mortar outlets into […]

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Measuring what matters, making Analytics count

Our guest blogger is IAB trainer, Steve Thompson (pictured right). Steve is running our first Analytics Workshop next week in Dublin, on how to use analytics to understand your customers through the consumer purchasing journey, how they engage with your digital portfolio and how to manage your digital marketing activities across the owned, paid and earned media […]

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The Power of Infographics to tell a Story

Our guest blogger this week is Grace Garvey, Digital Communications Manager at Tinderpoint* in Dublin. IAB Ireland members, Tinderpoint have worked jointly on Infographics to assist communicating graphically on various topics, including the IAB Mobile Audit’s 2014 and the Mobile Audit (Automotive & Retail) 2015. We found this a very effective way to present the audit results […]

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The background to the Irish Adspend study

Overview of the Adspend study The IAB has measured the size of the digital advertising market in the Ireland in conjunction with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) since 1997. Irish media owners submit digital advertising revenue figures confidentially to PwC who then analyse the submissions and produce aggregated data that shows the size of the Irish digital advertising […]

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Social Media Future Focus 2016 – Customer Service

“Looking ahead for 2016 and beyond while the big trends are important to learn and evolve with new offerings/ technology, one evolution that is moving fully toward social first, that is not groundbreaking is customer service” We recently asked the IAB Social Media Council to comment on their future predictions for Social Media trends in […]

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Social Media Future Focus 2016 – New Platforms & Advertising on Instagram

“Just when we had got used to incorporating Instagram and Snapchat in our daily routine (and on social media plans), the tech industry has served up even more social platforms for us to play with in 2016”  We recently asked the IAB Social Media Council to comment on their future predictions for Social Media trends […]

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Social Media Future Focus 2016 – The increase in Paid Social Media

“This growth for the industry is a huge opportunity to reach interested people however as our audience newsfeeds get more and more cluttered with advertising, do we risk our audience turning off completely and looking elsewhere to keep in touch with friends?” We recently asked the IAB Social Media Council to comment on their future […]

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