Ad Sales

How Television Has Become the Newest New Media

As a salesman, I get the pleasure of having conversations with marketers on a daily basis. And, as marketers should, you're asking many questions to ensure your campaigns are getting the best results and your brands are reaching the right audiences.

NBC Rings Up $1 Billion in Ad Sales for Rio Olympics, 4 Months Faster Than London

Earlier this year, NBC said ad sales for this summer's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro were pacing ahead of London in 2012.

Facebook’s Mobile Base Is 1 Billion Users Bigger Than All of Twitter

Facebook now counts more than 1.3 billion mobile users, putting its smartphone-based audience at a billion more people than Twitter attracts as a whole. That is one of the most revealing numbers showing why Facebook is dominating the mobile-ad market while Twitter continues to struggle.

Yahoo’s Best Ad Growth in Years Comes With Costs

Marissa Mayer reported Yahoo's best revenue growth in nearly a decade, but the company is spending a lot of money and actually took a loss, overall.

NBC Has Officially Sold All of Its $4.5 Million Super Bowl Spots

It's official, and not a moment too soon: NBC has sold every single spot in the Super Bowl, although some pre-game spots are still up for grabs, according to Seth Winter, evp of ad sales for NBCUniversal's news and sports groups.

Facebook Just Shared Insane Q4 Mobile Numbers and Ad Sales

Facebook's mobile sales continue to skyrocket, now accounting for 69 percent of its advertising business, according to results it shared today.

7 Big Stats From Facebook’s Q3 Earnings Report

Facebook's advertising sales jumped 64 percent in the third quarter compared to the same period year, as the company maintained momentum from earnings reports earlier this year.

Family Circle Redesign Puts Focus on Nontraditional Families

Meredith’s Family Circle is getting a facelift with its September issue. But the redesign, introduced earlier this month, isn’t just cosmetic—the magazine is also updating its content in an effort to better address its readers’ lives in 2014.

Twitter Reveals MoPub’s Ad Growth

Twitter just disclosed how much money MoPub makes. The messaging platform had to reveal the mobile exchange's finances as part of its disclosure to potential investors before it becomes a publicly traded company.

November Rain: TV’s Big Surge

The morning after Barack Obama secured his second term as the 44th president of the United States, two significant events occurred that left TV ad sales executives breathing a little easier.