You knew this was coming: location data is now so easily available that someone is giving it away. Location analytics vendor Placed is giving free access to visitor traffic data for 1,900 major businesses, including giant chains such as Walmart, McDonalds, and Starbucks. They hope to spur demand by educating the market.
Want to use that local traffic data to target local advertising on YouTube? It takes a separate campaign for each market – potentially hundreds of thousands. Yuck! But local marketing tech vendor Netsertive has solved the problem, automatically creating the campaigns and localizing the creative. Huzzah! But you’ll have to wait a bit longer: commercial release is a few months away.
Did you wake up this morning wondering what impact artificial intelligence has already had ad agencies and marketers? AI-based marketing platform vendor Albert took a survey to find out. Bottom line: brands are less impressed than agencies but nearly everyone has seen some benefit. Download for details.
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