Viewability Will Be New Standard To Buy And Sell Display Ads By 2014

FORRESTER screenshot

FORRESTER screenshot

“The emergence of a new viewability standard, which will clearly define what a valid display ad impression is and use gross ratings points as its currency, is the first step toward creating a more transparent display advertising environment,” writes Forrester Senior Analyst Susan Bidel in a new report. What’s more, Bidel writes that with the advent of viewability, advertisers will get more clarity on what they are buying and will find it easier to increase investments in display ads.

In fact, brand marketers’ share of display ad spend has declined from a peak of 48% in 2006 to 31% to 33% for the past three years. Forrester believes it will fall to 27% by 2018 if nothing is done to alter this trend. So how can advertisers and publishers leverage the new standard to increase revenue? In the report, Bidel outlines key business objectives for technology, certification, and internal processes; the adoption likelihood of various viewability measurement methodologies; and how to effectively plan and optimize campaigns across media. mobile-advertising-marketing-feature[1]

To learn more about this research, visit Forrester’s Marketing Leadership blog here.

About Forrester Research

Forrester Research (Nasdaq: FORR) is a global research and advisory firm serving professionals in 13 key roles across three distinct client segments. Our clients face progressively complex business and technology decisions every day. To help them understand, strategize, and act upon opportunities brought by change, Forrester provides proprietary research, consumer and business data, custom consulting, events and online communities, and peer-to-peer executive programs. We guide leaders in business technology, marketing and strategy, and the technology industry through independent fact-based insight, ensuring their business success today and tomorrow. For more information, visit

Thank you, TiA


Lara Cole Public Relations Associate Forrester Research, Inc.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s


This entry was posted on July 19, 2013 by in ADVERTISEMENTS, M-COMMERCE and tagged , , , , , , , .

Top Posts & Pages


Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.


%d bloggers like this: