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June 9, 2021

Privacy Changes Create New Targeting Tactics for Marketers

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. App-tracking opt-outs in Apple’s latest operating system and the upcoming phase-out of third-party cookies are among the latest hurdles that marketers and advertisers alike will face in the months ahead — following what already has been a year of challenging times. With such changes and privacy concerns, targeting […]

Blog, Multi-Channel Marketing, News
May 26, 2021

3 Developments to Watch As — or If — the Olympics Unfold

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. The chief challenge faced right now by organizers of the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics is trying to convince the world that the games will be staged come late July, despite growing calls by Japanese citizens and others that the games be canceled amid COVID-19 concerns. However, Dick Pound, […]

Blog, News
May 10, 2021

Digital-Ad Buyers Flock Heavily to Connected TV

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. Digital advertising targeted to connected TV not only remains an attractive buy — it far exceeded expectations during a year that was dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report released last week. The report from eMarketer says ad dollars invested in connected TVs in the US […]

Blog, Video Marketing
April 21, 2021

Experts Turn to Marketing to Fight Vaccine Hesitancy

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. Some of the busiest marketers today are those battling COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, which is become a growing concern among government officials, the medical profession and marketing agencies alike. The New York Times succinctly summarized the challenge that those anti-hesitancy allies face with this headline from today: “Half of […]

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April 7, 2021

Pandemic Brings Stardom to Mobile Pay Apps

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. In the fall of 2014, during their annual reveal of new products and services, the “one more thing” that Apple and CEO Tim Cook would introduce to the world, Apple Pay, would prove to be a yawner in its infancy. In the first half of 2015, reports found […]

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March 22, 2021

Marketing Advisory: Think About Year’s-End Holidays Now

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. Soon the summer holiday season will be upon us, stoking thoughts of burgers sizzling on the grill and possible vacation trips ahead as the pandemic keeps easing its grip a bit. But right now also is the time that retailers and marketers should start concentrating on this year’s […]

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March 9, 2021

Digital Grocery Shopping to Remain a Thing in 2021

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. With COVID-19 vaccinations steadily climbing and experts predicting herd immunity sometime later this year as a result, one would think those lines of cars waiting for their digital grocery orders at the back of stores might get shorter and even go away later this year. But, not so […]

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February 23, 2021

Apple Takes a Bigger Bite of US Smartphone Market

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. Size, cost, third-party apps: These are among the factors that smartphone users take into account when deciding whether a new device should be an iPhone or an Android. More people opt for an Android, but Apple continues to cut into U.S. market share and is getting closer to […]

Blog, Technology
February 11, 2021

Predictably, Digital Time for Adults and Kids Soared in 2020

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. Here are some study results that make you wonder if others are using eyedrops as much as you are during these pandemic times: Adults in the United States added an hour of digital time across their devices last year, bringing the daily average of time spent to 7 […]

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January 27, 2021

Bud Opts Out of Super Bowl, Saying ‘This Vaccine Is for You’

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. It has been nearly a year since businesses started focusing on proper brand messaging during a pandemic, with most letting their customers know that “we are here for you during these challenging times.” Budweiser injected a large dose of such brand messaging this week when announcing that it […]

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