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Posts tagged with Financial Times

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The future of programmatic: top marketers give their verdict

Programmatic advertising is maturing across a variety of media.

But what does the landscape look like, and what do marketers from Just Eat, the FT and Direct Line Group expect from programmatic in the future?

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The week in digital (in five minutes)

Here it is, your roundup of the week's digital news.

All you need in five minutes to impress your colleagues or potentially bore your non-digital friends.

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Five rewarding performance marketing case studies from brands

The deadline for entering the Masters of Marketing awards is approaching fast (September 23) and therefore I thought I’d take a look at one of the most complex and somewhat overlooked categories: Performance Marketing.

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A new ad metric? The Financial Times creates 'cost per hour'

Despite the significant innovations that have taken place in online ads in the past several years, advertisers still largely rely on metrics like CPM and CPC to quantify their digital ad spend.

To a large extent, the use of these metrics makes sense. They are simple and for many channels, are reasonably meaningful. But that doesn't mean that there's no room for innovation.

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Prominent news publishers band together to sell ads

Five prominent news publishers have formed the Pangaea Alliance to offer media buyers programmatic access to their ad inventory. 

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What caused the daily digest email wars?

The Financial Times has launched a daily digest email called First FT.

I've noticed a retro trend for daily and weekly digest emails from publishers, with Quartz' version regularly cited by digital folk as the first thing they read in the morning.

Here's why email is enjoying a bit of a resurgence. I've included some examples of other publishers and their daily digests.

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10 interesting digital marketing statistics we've seen this week

Another seven days have passed, so it's time again for our weekly stats roundup.

Statistics include real-time marketing, the New York Times, Financial Times, showrooming, mobile commerce, and suspicious bot traffic.

For more digital marketing stats, check out our Internet Statistics Compendium.

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In conversation: the CEO of the Financial Times

I’ve been writing about presentations I watched at Digital Media Strategies 2014, including talks by Verdens Gang, Axel Springer and the New York Times. So apologies if publishing isn’t your thing. 

But that’s sort of the joy of discussing media companies, how do they become more than mere old fashioned publishers. How do they find new streams of revenue and restructure so that subscriptions work and digital actually makes some money? 

One of the spots at the aforementioned conference was CEO of the Financial Times, John Ridding having a fireside chat with Ken Doctor, President of Newsonomics. 

Many interesting facts, figures and opinions were teased out, so I thought I’d round them up here.

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Do publishers' paywalls kill sociability?

If one of the things we’ve learnt so far within digital marketing is that becoming more social is a key ways to succeed, does the installing of a paywall on newspaper run websites effectively mean ‘killing’ their shareability?

The most topical example of this is The Sun’s recent introduction of its subscription service. Named Sun+, this has attracted 117,000 subscribers to its £2 a week service in approximately three months.

With The Times, The Telegraph, Financial Times all having already installed paywalls at various points in their online existences, with varying degrees of success, has this made a difference to how their material is shared?

Do they even care? If they are making enough money from subscribers, then perhaps the volume of traffic is unimportant to them.

Within your own social circles, will followers of your channel be annoyed that you’re posting a link to something they need to pay for? This obviously introduces a whole new argument about the value of content, and whether it should be free or otherwise.

Our editor-in-chief Graham Charlton (pictured above) took an in-depth look at The Telegraph's metered paywall in his article earlier in the year, so let’s take a look at the other newspaper paywalls and attempt to shed some light on the questions raised.

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Google launches in-app subscriptions on Google Play

For developers building mobile and tablet apps, in-app billing is an indispensable monetization tool.

After all, it's often easier and more profitable to give an app away for free and then charge for extra features. This is particularly true for gaming apps.

But there's another monetization tool that many developers, particularly those building content-rich apps, have been eying: in-app subscriptions.

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Daily Mail beats rivals to achieve most +1s on Google+

Stories from the Daily Mail and the Telegraph receive the most +1 recommendations on Google+, although the Financial Times has more followers according to analysis by Searchmetrics.

A study into 13 national newspapers found that only nine of them have official G+ pages.

These papers are included in a total of 544,545 circles, with The Times, The Sun, Daily Express and Daily Star absent from the social network.

372,159 people were recorded as having the Financial Times’ G+ page in their circles - the Guardian came second with 75,255 circles and the Independent came third with 60,195.

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Are newspapers in the US doomed?

The past decade has been tough for newspapers, but many newspaper execs are arguably more upbeat about the future than one might expect.

There may be a need for that optimism, but it might also be completely unfounded if new figures about newspaper revenue in 2011 are any indication.

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