@SOE: (Audio) ‘It may be heresy, but it’s just possible that the advertising prize of the internet may not be as big as people want you to believe’ Gavin O’Reilly
The WAN president and COO of Independent News and Media crunches the numbers of internet advertising while talking about how a fragmented mix of media may be the key to capturing the necessary market for newspapers prosper.
Global online advertising market worth 21 billion (pounds or dollars?) he says. 65 per cent in the hands of three companies, all the rest are scrabbling over a much smaller (admittedly) growing online share.
- BBC: Google and Yahoo to share ad space online
- Ad Age: Internet media employment at peak since 2001 despite falls elsewhere
- WAN Amsterdam: Digital will account for 43 per cent of newspaper advertising growth by 2012 according to PricewaterhouseCoopers
- Online advertising spend tops £4bn after 12.8% rise
- Nick Denton: Gawker revenues up 45 per cent in first half of 2009