Matt Collins

Matt Collins is the SVP of marketing at Simulmedia.

Recent content by this author:

  • Balancing Linear TV and OTT Advertising in a Topsy-Turvy Market

    Forward   July 7, 2020  

    The coronavirus pandemic has clouded the future of programming, making it difficult for marketers to find strategies that inspire confidence. But there is good news. With a surge in video viewing, lower ad prices, and improvements in targeting and measurement, taking a data-driven approach to linear TV can grant marketers the flexibility, targeting precision, and accountability they need at precisely this moment.

  • How to Build an Attribution Model for TV in 2020

    Forward   April 7, 2020  

    Attributing the results of linear TV advertising is different than digital advertising, but it’s very possible to measure the impact TV campaigns have on consumer behavior and what can be done to improve a campaign’s effectiveness. Here is a comprehensive guide for how to create one’s very own TV attribution model.

  • TV Gets with the Programmatic

    Forward   September 10, 2019  

    Most descriptions of programmatic TV imply that it’s merely following a digital advertising programmatic blueprint, but that’s misleading. In fact, TV’s version of programmatic advertising differs from digital media in many ways — but none more so than the relationship between supply and demand of advertising inventory.

  • How to Use Audience Data Like Today’s Masters of TV Advertising

    Forward   April 23, 2019  

    The death of TV has been greatly exaggerated. In fact, TV is more vibrant and more watched than it's ever been in its life. However, it’s also a far more complex medium than it’s ever been, and that creates a major challenge for brands trying to reach the right audiences. Here’s how the masters of TV advertising use technology, strategy, and know-how to build effective campaigns in the new golden age of television.

  • The Future of TV Ad Planning: Audience or Index-Based?

    Industry Insights   October 25, 2018  

    Kyle Hubert, the chief technology officer at Simulmedia, discusses the differences between audience-based planning and index-based planning and explains why it’s important marketers know the difference.

  • How Direct-to-Consumer Brands Succeed — and Why It’s Not Too Late for Incumbents

    Forward   September 4, 2018  

    Many direct-to-consumer companies are seriously challenging established brands. Incumbent brands need to learn how to better compete while keeping their marketing spend as efficient as possible. Luckily, advanced TV can be a key tool for driving brand accountability and growth.