Category Archives: Analytics

Snapchat Goes Big League with the Ability to Offer TV Ratings

Advertisers demand third-party verification metrics for the advertising dollars spent, and now Snapchat is offering ratings data from Nielsen as proof of audience delivery. But as one advertiser stated in this Ad Age article, a Snapchat impression is not the same as a 30-second TV impression. Read details here. Continue Reading

Evolutionary Ratings Measurement On the Way

This could be a major breakthrough for the ability of media buyers to get access to rich media ratings and data to enable even better negotations and selection of media for their clients. From the July 22, 2016 edition of Tom Taylor Now: “Groundbreaking new audio measurement solution” from Shazam doesn’t require encoding. iHeart’s supporting… Continue Reading

Is PANDORA Beginning to Slip to the Competition?

AdAge reports Pandora had 81.1 million users at the end of 2015, a decline of 400,000 from the year before. On-demand streaming services Spotify and Apple Music both added millions of customers over that span.” Is PANDORA beginning to have some serious retention problems in light of new competition? Details here. Continue Reading

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