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Native AdvertisingRucha Shukla
What is Native Advertising?It is a form of paid for media where the ad looks natural and blends into the user experience in which it is placed.
Some Types of Native Ads
Some Types of Native Ads Contd.
Sponsored Content Sponsored Content is content made on behalf of brands in special content studios. Some publishers that use sponsored brands are Time Inc, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and The Guardian, as well as new media companies like Buzzfeed, Thought Catalog, Slate and many others.
ExampleThe BuzzFeed Creative team built these ad/articles for Pepsi and Starbucks with the same design, headline format, and imagery people are used to from BuzzFeed so they blend in.
CloseupStarbucks gets to promote its Frappuccino product at the beginning and end of the post and gets a giant Facebook Page Like button and timeline on BuzzFeed..
Is it working?Apparently, BuzzFeeds native ads are working, as it expects around $120 million in sales this year. People are in fact clicking these posts andreading them. Some are even sharing them.
More Proof Native Works
QuestionsHave you ever clicked on something because of native advertising?What was it?Do you like native ads or do you think they are deceiving?