The report is a first-of-its-kind toolkit for marketers to steer brand safety, from understanding the issue to responding to critical incidents. It will also help in answering key questions such as who is responsible for brand safety and developing a culture of brand safety to manage external and unpredictable threats to your brand.
Use the Guide as a resource to help you create a brand safety and suitability strategy for your organization. If your organization already has a brand safety and suitability strategy, consult the Guide for insight to help you improve and augment it going forward. Use it to spark new ideas to help you remain informed and proactive, and continue to iteratively build on best practices in a changing landscape.
Brand safety is in a nascent stage in India with limited awareness and very few brand custodians taking it seriously. The present brand safety guidelines are not aligned with the changing business needs where digital takes the centre stage. Brands will need to revisit their guidelines with a digital first approach. With Brand infringement increasingly becoming a gateway to brand safety issues, it cannot be ignored.There is a definite need to formalise a structured and purpose driven knowledge repository around brand safety in India.
MMA India, in association with mFilterIt, has published the Ad Fraud Elimination Guidelines recommending best practices to combat the challenge through collaborative endeavours of advertisers, agencies and the publishers.
This approach recommends, for the first time ever, how advertisers, agencies and publishers can collaboratively work together, implementing best practices, to combat ad-fraud collectively and holistically. Only then a trust can be ensured throughout the value chain building an effective, RoI driven, and synergetic digital advertising ecosystem.
The Mobile Marketing Association and Decision Lab Ad Fraud report is the most essential guide for every marketer, agency, tech-provider and publisher to understand the mobile marketing ecosystem. The report marks the coming together of one of the biggest global trade associations and market research companies and this endeavour benefits all stakeholders in the business.