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January 15, 2020

LinkedIn Expected to Enjoy Even More Steady Growth

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. When it was launched in 2003, LinkedIn mainly served as a professional networking service where businesses could post jobs and potential employees could post their curriculum vitae for any potential employers to see. Owned by Microsoft since 2016, LinkedIn has grown exponentially, now boasting its own business model […]

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December 30, 2019

2020 Elections to Put Ad Targeting to the Test

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc.  With the 2020 primary-election season but a month away and $6-billion plus expected to be spent on political advertising for the campaign, ad targeting will be a crucial factor in determining how candidates, political parties and others in the U.S. divvy all of those funds. When it comes […]

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December 16, 2019

4 Trends That Will Dominate Ad, Marketing Talk in 2020

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. Better internet connectivity via 5G, a presidential-election year, a gathering of summer Olympians in Tokyo and protecting data privacy: Expect all of these subjects to reap much chatter around the water cooler in the ad and marketing worlds in 2020. Here are status reports on each subject, and […]

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November 18, 2019

Shoppers Connect With Christmas Early, Via Smart TVs

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc.  A shortened, Black Friday-to-Christmas shopping season already has spawned big TV deals and the accompanying advertising — two to three weeks ahead of Thanksgiving. WalMart, for example, started advertising last week a 50-inch Class 4K Roku Smart TV for $148, a price tag that will be available on […]

Blog, News, Search Marketing
October 16, 2019

Poll: Teens Favor YouTube Videos Over Netflix

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. Netflix continues to get battered on the news front, with a popular survey of American teens’ spending habits revealing last week that the streaming service has been uprooted by YouTube as teens’ most-used platform for watching videos. The Taking Stock With Teens poll, which is conducted twice a […]

Blog, News, Video Marketing
September 17, 2019

Advertisers Slow to Comply With California Privacy Law

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. With just a few months looming until advertisers are expected to comply with California’s new data privacy act, only about 8 percent of businesses are prepared for it, according to a recent survey by consent solutions provider PossibleNow. Other polling suggests that only about half of businesses say […]

Blog, News, Small Business
June 28, 2019

On Your Instagram Feed Soon: The Likes of Ariana Grande

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc.  You don’t follow Ariana Grande on Instagram, but suddenly her image is serenading you on the social-media platform. What’s up with that? It’s Instagram’s attempt to seize upon the social-influencer market with a new revenue strategy — “branded content” ads, from which advertisers can promote branded content from […]

Blog, News, Social Marketing
June 14, 2019

Time Spent on All Media Flattens As Digital Gains More Favor

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc.  Total time spent on all media is stagnating in the United States, with rises in digital-media use offsetting declines in such traditional media sources as TV, radio, newspapers and magazines, eMarketer says in a new report. In the report, eMarketer forecasts that the time U.S. adults spend on […]

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May 15, 2019

Arianna Huffington Leads a Call for More Search Diversity

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. As a media magnate and social-media influencer who’s followed by 11-million plus people on the Twitter and LinkedIn platforms alone, Arianna Huffington has come to know a thing or two about algorithms. She and Pantene hair products recently partnered to sound this alarm about search-engine algorithms, particularly: They says […]

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April 16, 2019

Traditional Publishers Still Struggling Digitally

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. Newspapers and magazines, infamously known these days as “legacy publishers,” just can’t seem to catch a financial break during the digital age. They’ve tried paywalls as a way to get readers to subscribe to both digital as well as their print content; they, like others, face ad blocking […]

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