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SMI figures: total agency spend exceeds $1 billion in 2017
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2017 was another record year for agency advertising spend, with data released from Standard Media Index (SMI) showing $1.048 billion was spent on major media across the year. But will the momentum continue? We speak to SMI managing director for Australia and New Zealand Jane Ractliffe about confidence in the economy.

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The channel of choice
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During last night’s Academy Awards broadcast, Google pulled at the heartstrings with a heartfelt spot for its Android product. And what’s interesting about this is that the big G isn’t the only major tech company tapping into TV to get its messages to the people.

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Data dump: ad spend high rollers of 2014
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Nielsen has released its list of the ten brands that spent the most on advertising in 2014, according to rate card data. And, as has been the case over the last few years, Progressive Enterprises and Foodstuffs once again slogged at out for the top two spots. Here’s a rundown of which other brands spent big over the course of last year.

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SMI data shows agencies spending far more on digital than print, TV maintains its place at the top
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In many developed markets, digital ad spend has overtaken print. But, despite consistent drops over the past few years, the local publishing sector has held firm in second place behind television, according to ASA figures. The IAB has predicted the change will happen in New Zealand next year, but, according to year-on-year SMI data, which collects ad spend from the 15 top media agencies in the country, that’s already happened.

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