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Blog Jun. 10, 2014 | Share

Six Questions: Gian Fulgoni, comScore

Six Questions Gian Fulgoni, comScore

For better or worse, comScore has been closely identified over the past 20 years with the measurement and verification of web traffic and audiences. As the herd moves to mobile devices and addressable TV, how much does that challenge your position? Read more

Blog May. 16, 2014 | Share

Understand Campaign Delivery Beyond Demographics with vCE Behavioral Segments

Understand Campaign Delivery Beyond Demographics with vCE Behavioral Segments

While digital media – like traditional media – has historically been bought and sold based on a content property’s ability to reach a specific demographic audience, advertisers have increasingly turned to more sophisticated audience and behavioral targeting strategies. A remnant metric from TV ratings, TRPs are a necessary tool for cross-campaign... Read more

Blog Nov. 1, 2013 | Share

comScore Releases Top 50 U.S. Multi-Platform Properties for September 2013

comScore recently released its monthly ranking of U.S. web activity on desktop devices for the top online properties in September, and while these desktop rankings can tell us a great deal about consumer behavior on the Internet, it is becoming increasingly important to account for mobile (i.e. smartph one and tablet) activity for a more complete picture... Read more

Blog Oct. 24, 2013 | Share

Following Initial Fiasco, Healthcare.gov Website Conversions Jump as Traffic Surge Subsides

More than three weeks have passed since the Health Insurance Marketplace opened to the public, and following the initial spike of 2.5 million unique visitors on October 1st, comScore data indicates that traffic has steadily and dramatically declined ever since. Read more

Blog Oct. 17, 2013 | Share

Marketing to the Multi-Platform Majority

Marketing to the Multi-Platform Majority

comScore today released its latest white paper, Marketing to the Multi-Platform Majority, to help digital businesses gain a better understanding of the evolving multi-platform environment and provide strategies for success in this period of dynamic change. Read more

Blog Apr. 29, 2013 | Share

UbiquiTV: Video Fragmentation is the New Reality

Digital video consumption reaches new heights.

Big brand marketing was so much easier when individual TV shows could consistently deliver scale, but the ability to achieve the same target reach and frequency objectives today tends to require advertising on more and more TV shows. That’s where digital video comes in. It helps build reach beyond what TV can cost-effectively achieve alone among prized... Read more

Blog Oct. 11, 2012 | Share

Battling Bots: comScore’s Ongoing Efforts to Detect and Remove Non-Human Traffic

Last year I wrote about the important challenge of staying one step ahead of invalid traffic in the audience measurement business. Today, I’m hoping to re-visit the subject and help further explain the impact of some forms of invalid, non-user initiated traffic. Audiences and impressions form the basis for the monetization of digital media, and it... Read more

Blog Apr. 18, 2012 | Share

Panel Participation Yields Digital Insights

Recently, at the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s CLE Expo in Chicago, I had the opportunity to participate in a fascinating panel discussion on the growing use of social media and its implication for businesses. The session included representatives from AOL, Walmart and PRNewswire. Read more

Blog Jan. 25, 2012 | Share

How African American and Caucasian Millennials Are Affected by Targeted Advertising

comScore recently released a report titled Next Generation Strategies for Advertising to Millennials highlighting results from a study of the unique characteristics of this generation and how to effectively market to them across media. Figure 1 illustrates how trends of advertising effectiveness among differing age groups have stayed consistent over... Read more

Blog Oct. 26, 2011 | Share

Advertising Strategies for Targeting U.S. Hispanics

Recently-released 2010 U.S. Census data reveals that more than half of the U.S. population growth between 2000 and 2010 was driven by Hispanics. During this time, the U.S. Hispanic population increased by more than 15 million people, now making them the largest minority group in the country at just over 16 percent of the population. Read more