“UNDER THE HOOD” OF PROGRAMMATIC BUYING
- AN AGENCY PERSPECTIVE
John Kimbell, Managing Partner
OVERVIEW
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Who we are
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Our experience in the programmatic buying space
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Why we work with Rocket Fuel
WHO WE ARE
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An independent digital media agency
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Team of 10
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No Astronauts or PhD’s
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Specialists in :
Media Planning & Buying
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Performance Marketing
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Paid Search
OUR APPROACH TO PROGRAMMATIC
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To work with ‘best in class’ partners, whilst remaining channel & vendor
agnostic
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To maximise the use of the best technology
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To trust the technology
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To simplify an complicated marketplace for our clients
SIMPLICITY IS KEY
“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t
understand it well enough”
~ Einstein
Ad Exchange
Supply
DSP/
Tech Vendor/
Solutions Provider
‘IN MARKET’ SINCE 2010
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Programmatic
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Efficiency
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Cost effectiveness
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Reliability
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We have continually tested and refined a number of vendors and
our approach in the programmatic & RTB space
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Cluttered & competitive environment with many ‘me too’s’
‘IN MARKET’ SINCE 2010
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Selection criteria includes
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Approach/Tech
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Service
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Insight
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Results
Trading Desk
OUR AGENCY TRADING DESK
We don’t use one.
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Results driven
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Resources
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Efficiency/Cost
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Flexibility & Impartiality
WHY ROCKET FUEL?
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4 years of testing with Rocket Fuel
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We prefer to work with vendors who are smarter than we are
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Rocket Fuel’s machines are more intelligent and capable of
processing & optimising ‘big data’ than any human is
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As a result, our programmatic buying has become more efficient
& scalable
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As our confidence grew, so did their budgets
WHY ROCKET FUEL?
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Product & tech evolution - Brand, Social, Mobile, Video
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Embracing this leaves us free to invest time on the things we can
influence
OUR ROLE
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Bespoke, strategic planning
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Analysis and interpretation of all campaign data
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Client education
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First class account management
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It’s not all about rocket science!
WHAT’S ‘UNDER THE HOOD’?
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People
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Rocket Fuel’s humans are more intelligent than most
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IQ Parade
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“The Human Touch”
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Hands on account management
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Insight & advice
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Correcting mistakes builds trust
LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE
1.
More (premium) inventory sources will become available
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Mobile, Social, Video
2.
(Creative) agencies will realise the potential of dynamic creative
3.
Increased focus/use of 1st party data
4.
Brand safety will become less contentious
5.
Multi channel
6.
Asia-Pacific
SUMMARY
Intelligent Machines + Intelligent People + Human Touch
= Trust = Results = Client satisfaction
THANK YOU
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0203 597 1404
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[email protected]
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www.navigatedigital.com
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@navigatedigital