Date-wise News
A 'Man' of his words - have magazines for men delivered the promise?

Even though the men’s magazine domain has flourished since 2000 with the launch of ‘Man’s World’, it is yet to see exponential growth. ‘The Man’, which was launched in 2004, recently decided to reposition itself as a luxury magazine. exchange4media finds out from the media buyers whether the men’s magazines’ promise to reach out to the discerning male has been met.

Akash Raha Nov 24, 2010 1:03 PM

Google Display: You’ve come a long way, Baby

Google has been a great pioneer and innovator, in advertising, not just Internet advertising. It is going to provide the best of rich-media innovations, best serving and reporting, and easiest ways to put up a campaign. The question: will it put a sales force behind it? Sandeep Amar takes a look at Google’s ad display strategy.

Sandeep Amar Nov 24, 2010 9:08 AM

Ignitee appoints Anand Yalvigi as President of 'Ignitee Sports'

Ignitee Digital Solutions has appointed Anand Yalvigi as President of ‘Ignitee Sports’. With around 10 years of experience, Yalvigi has successfully launched and set up three sports management companies and in his new role, he will focus and promote the various niche premium sports properties with both offline and online manifestations.

exchange4media Staff Nov 24, 2010 7:33 AM

e4m's first Digital Round Table: Highlighting the challenges for monetising news online

Industry experts like Nandini Dias, Atul Hegde, Mahesh Narayanan, Arunava Sinha, Luke Bradley Jones, and James Montgomery got together for the first Digital Round Table, organised by exchange4media, along with the BBC. The topic for discussion was ‘The challenges for monetising news online’.

exchange4media Staff Nov 24, 2010 7:32 AM

Rahul Dev moves out of CNEB; joins Aaj Samaj as Editor-in-Chief

Rahul Dev has put in his papers at Hindi news channel CNEB as Editor-in-Chief and CEO. He has joined Aaj Samaj as Editor-in-Chief, where he will be taking care of both the newspaper and magazine domains.

Nitin Pandey Nov 24, 2010 7:20 AM

Radio City pips Radio One to emerge topper in Pitch Media BrandOmeter 2010

Radio City has emerged as the favourite radio network of media planners/ buyers in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore, according to the second edition of the Pitch Media BrandOmeter. Radio City managed to garner an absolute score of 726, up from 659, to move up two ranks to emerge as the leader in the rankings’ table. It pushed Radio One to the second spot, which was the topper last year.

exchange4media Staff Nov 24, 2010 7:19 AM

East Central Railway offers 5-yr sole ad rights in 88 stations

East Central Railway, Danapur Division, has invited sealed open tenders under the ‘two-packet’ system for awarding sole ad rights for a period of five years. The ad rights are being offered on a variety of display formats in all 88 stations of the Danapur Division.

Pallavi Goorha Kashyup Nov 24, 2010 7:11 AM

AAI invites bids for ad display rights at Surat Airport

The Airports Authority of India has invited bids under the ‘two-packet’ system from reputed firms offering exclusive display ad rights at civil aerodrome, Surat Airport. The contract will be awarded for a period of five years to display advertisements on glow signs and hoardings.

Pallavi Goorha Kashyup Nov 24, 2010 7:09 AM

AIR, DD face interruptions as Prasar Bharati employees go on nationwide strike

Twenty-one Doordarshan and 12 Akashvani (All India Radio) stations went off air due to a 48-hour ‘duty boycott’ resorted to by 2,000 employees of state-run broadcaster Prasar Bharati from 9 am on November 23, 2010, as part of a nationwide strike.

exchange4media Staff Nov 24, 2010 7:07 AM

HDFC Standard Life rebranded as HDFC Life; seeks better youth connect

HDFC Standard Life, on its 10th anniversary year, has unveiled a new brand identity to create more relevance and connect with today’s youth. The private life insurance company has rebranded itself as HDFC Life. The new identity shares higher synergies with the parent company HDFC Ltd.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Nov 24, 2010 7:05 AM

Marketing Division of Indian Oil Corp invites agencies for empanelment

The Marketing Division of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd has invited applications from agencies for empanelment. The empanelled parties shall be responsible for supply and installation of retail visual identity elements at retail outlets of IndianOil across the country.

Pallavi Goorha Kashyup Nov 24, 2010 7:02 AM

ASCI witnesses rise in complaints against education ads

The recent introduction of ASCI’s guidelines for the education sector seems to have made an impact among the masses as the number of complaints against education institutions’ ads have gone up. Of the total 12 complaints upheld by ASCI in July and August, six were against ads of educational institutes and the rest were from FMCG, travel, realty and appliances companies.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Nov 24, 2010 7:00 AM

Pizza Hut ups marketing budget by 50 pc; to make digital budget 10 pc in next 3 years

Quite a few brands looking at the digital medium seriously and allotting special resources towards social media, and Yum Food’s Pizza Hut is no different. The FMCG brand has clear plans to take its identity in the online space aggressively and is thinking of increasing its digital budget up to 10 per cent of its main marketing budget in the next three years.

Preeti Hoon Nov 24, 2010 6:57 AM