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Blog Jul. 15, 2016 | Share

Premium Publishers Drive Much Higher Brand Lift, Particularly Mid-Funnel

Premium Publishers Drive Much Higher Brand Lift, Particularly Mid-Funnel

comScore recently conducted research examining the branding effectiveness of digital display and video ads appearing on Digital Content Next (DCN) member sites compared to non-member sites. DCN is a consortium of digital publishers whose brands have a direct relationship with the consumer and therefore are more likely to be household names and are generally... Read more

Blog Jun. 24, 2016 | Share

Reach vs. Ratings: Bridging the Divide Between TV and Digital Metrics

Reach vs. Ratings: Bridging the Divide Between TV and Digital Metrics

There’s been quite a bit of industry debate recently about what are the right metrics to enable cross-media comparability of TV and digital. During the Upfronts/Newfronts season, many digital video providers touted metrics of unique viewers or video views in comparison to TV audience metrics. Several have since argued that this is not a fair comparison... Read more

Blog Jun. 13, 2016 | Share

Mobile Ads Drive Higher Brand Lift Than Desktop Ads

Mobile Ads Drive Higher Brand Lift Than Desktop Ads

Despite mobile accounting for 63% of total digital time spent in 2015, it only attracted 35% of all online ad dollars, according to the IAB 2015 Internet Ad Revenue Report. Ad dollars tend to eventually follow attention, but right now there’s a gap in monetization as the industry learns how well their mobile ads are performing and how effective they... Read more

Blog May. 30, 2016 | Share

Ad Fraud in Mobile Advertising: The Next Battleground

The often-quoted suggestion that “the only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing” was first uttered long before sophisticated digital advertising fraud threatened marketing budgets around the globe, but the principles have never been more relevant. The tools to combat fraud exist, but a proactive and informed effort... Read more

Blog Apr. 27, 2016 | Share

Understanding CNN's Unduplicated Cross-Media Audience Footprint

Understanding CNN’s Unduplicated Cross-Media Audience Footprint

comScore and CNN today released a report, based on comScore Xmedia™ data, highlighting the cross-media reach of CNN across TV, desktop and mobile. As media continues to converge and we embark upon a cross-media future, there is an increasing need to understand how media companies deliver their valuable audiences across all the screens that matter. Read more

Blog Apr. 26, 2016 | Share

4 points that brands should consider when using Media Programmatic in 2016

4 points that brands should consider when using Media Programmatic in 2016

Smart creative executions have more impact when delivered to the right people, under the right conditions. At comScore, we break this down into four areas that combine for what we’d call the “verified impression”. More simply, it’s the question advertisers want to know – could my ad have been seen by my target human audience in a brand-safe... Read more

Blog Apr. 13, 2016 | Share

Players vs Referees in the Digital Advertising World

Establishing a clear definition of roles between players and referees is central to the smooth, fair running of sporting contests. The presence of an impartial third party facilitates even treatment of both sides, ensures that rules are consistently applied, and delivers an end result which can be trusted. The same principles can be applied to the digital... Read more

Blog Mar. 30, 2016 | Share

4 things brands should consider when going Programmatic this year

Smart creative executions have more impact when delivered to the right people, under the right conditions. At comScore, we break this down into four areas that combine for what we’d call the “verified impression”. More simply, it’s the question advertisers want to know – could my ad have been seen by my target human audience in a brand-safe... Read more

Blog Mar. 22, 2016 | Share

comScore and Adobe Partner to Deliver Seamless Cross-Platform Audience Insights

comScore and Adobe Partner to Deliver Seamless CrossPlatform Audience Insights

We kicked off this year with a promise to create the new model for cross-platform measurement that is built on a precise, innovation-led understanding of audiences, brands and consumer behavior at massive scale. We’re in a dynamic world that’s characterized by tremendously fragmented audiences who are watching and engaging with more content than... Read more

Blog Mar. 10, 2016 | Share

comScore in Journal of Advertising Research on How to Distinguish “Valuable” from “Nice to Know” Among Measures of Consumer Engagement

comScore in Journal of Advertising Research on How to Distinguish “Valuable” from “Nice to Know” Among Measures of Consumer Engagement

In the following article entitled “In the Digital World, Not Everything That Can Be Measured Matters” comScore Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus Gian Fulgoni identifies the metrics that matter to marketers’ return on advertising investment (ROI) versus those that either are nice to know or downright misleading. The article was recently published... Read more