Michael Rich
Sep 18, 2017

The digital ad era comes to an end

To get the best value from advertising, brands must look beyond plugging money blindly into a narrow digital advertising strategy.

The reign of digital advertising is coming to a close. After years of myopic focus on programmatic, paid search and social media, today some of the world’s biggest brands are slashing their digital advertising budgets. In July 2017, Procter Gamble announced a plan to cut up to US$140 million in digital ad spending due to brand safety concerns while data from MediaRadar indicates that Unilever reduced its digital advertising budget 59 percent between January and May...

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