A new ANA (Association of National Advertisers) study entitled, “Payment Terms – Current Practices for Marketing Services,” reveals that 43 percent of marketers have extended payment terms this year on at least one marketing service in their portfolio. That portfolio includes agency fees, research, media, production, and talent payments.
Senator Max Baucus (D-MT), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, today released his discussion draft of tax reform legislation that includes a provision that will, if enacted, severely impact the economy and lead to significant job loss. This provision would allow advertisers to deduct only 50 percent of all advertising expenses in the first year and amortize the remaining 50 percent over the next five years.
November 20, 2013, New York – The Media Rating Council (MRC) announced today that it will lift its Viewable Impression Advisory by the end of Q1 2014. Prior to lifting the advisory, the MRC continues to identify and remove obstacles to widespread use of viewable impressions as a digital currency metric. The viewability measurement standard is expected to be complete by the end of 2013.
NEW YORK – November 14, 2013 – Sixty-eight percent of marketers measure all or most of their sponsorship and event marketing activities, according to a new survey by the ANA (Association of National Advertisers); however, a sizeable 32 percent measure only half or less.