Sightly Unveils Local Video Ad Platform

Sightly has launched a new video ad platform aimed at allowing local marketers to target their video ads to a highly customized audience. According to today's announcement, the new platform, called TargetView, allows advertisers to serve ads tailored to specific…

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Flipping Tacos at Ad:Tech San Francisco

I attended an intriguing breakout session -- "Spreading the Word: Advanced Strategies for Content Distribution" -- at the ad:tech conference today in San Francisco's glistening Moscone Center. The session  featured a presentation by Alex from Digitas, who walked the audience through…

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“TV Everywhere” . . . Except Local TV?

As I argued in a recent TV Technology article, "It's inescapable that today's video consumer expects cross-platform access to content. If that's where the audience and advertisers are, then broadcasters need to be there, as well. What broadcasters need to…

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S.M.A.R.T. Report Highlights Mobile Video Trends

Millennial Media released its Scorecard for Mobile Advertising Reach and Targeting (S.M.A.R.T.) report today. Advertisers leveraging mobile to deliver locally relevant messages to target audiences were among the top trends. Mobile video ads became mainstream last year as advertisers shifted…

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