Mobile Marketing – Horyzon Media Partners with Music Streaming Service DeezerJuly 9, 2014
Horyzon, the display advertising arm of multichannel marketers Solocal Group secured the exclusive contract following a competitive pitch and will support Deezer’s digital advertising sales across Europe, excluding France.
Deezer currently has 16m active users, 5m of them paying subscribers, in more than 180 countries, and hosts 30m tracks for streaming. Horyzon will use the various formats Deezer can offer, such as masthead, homepage takeover, sponsored cards and audio break ads, to deliver localised and targeted campaigns to its users.
The Drum – Music streaming service Deezer tasks Horyzon Media with supporting digital advertising salesJuly 8, 2014
Music streaming service Deezer has appointed Horyzon Media to boost its ad revenue.
Following a competitive pitch, Horyzon Media secured the exclusive contract to sell display advertising space across Deezer’s desktop, mobile and tablet apps – which has over 30 million users.
Deezer offers advertisers a range of formats such as app masthead, homepage takeover, sponsored cards, audio break ads or special operations.
Horyzon Media, which counts eBay, Bild, Mappy and Accor Hotels, among its clients, will work with advertisers and media agencies to deliver localised and targeted campaigns to Deezer users.
Solocal Group’s Horyzon Media appointed by DeezerJuly 8, 2014
Solocal Group, market leader in cost effective multichannel marketing, has today announced that its display advertising arm, Horyzon Media, has been appointed by international music streaming service Deezer to support its digital advertising sales across Europe (excluding France). Following a competitive pitch, Horyzon Media secured the exclusive contract to sell display advertising space across Deezer’s desktop, mobile and tablet apps.
With innovative and impactful formats available for purchase, such as the masthead, homepage takeover, sponsored cards, audio break ads or special operations, Deezer offers advertisers a unique and wide range of advertising opportunities. Horyzon Media will draw on its experience working with brands like eBay, Bild, Mappy and Accor Hotels to work with advertisers and media agencies to deliver localised and targeted campaigns to Deezer users.
Deezer is currently the only music streaming service available in more than 180 countries with a global footprint and a local approach for music without boundaries. Thanks to a 50+ editorial team, Deezer offers a service that matches local affinities and tastes.
Deezer in figures:
- – 16 million active users
- – 30 million tracks
- – 5 million paying subscribers
- – 2.6 million Facebook fans
- – 800,000 followers on Twitter
- – An active and engaged high profile audience
Quentin Charriaut, International Ad Sales Manager at Deezer, commented: “We’re delighted to partner with Solocal Group’s Horyzon Media to allow both agencies and advertisers to easily benefit from the Deezer advertising solutions across the whole of Europe outside of France. While Deezer is a truly global streaming service, we believe that a successful advertising roll-out strategy requires a local approach.”
Solocal Group aims to help brands and retailers take advantage of the influence digital media has on in-store sales, combining online content, advertising, geolocation and transactional services that connect customers to brands. Its solutions, which include Horyzon Media, Leadformance and Timendo, help approximately 650,000 clients engage with customers and harness the benefits of digital media influence. In doing so, the company helps to drive online traffic in-store through complementary services such as display advertising, store locator and real-time online booking.
“We’re delighted to have been chosen by Deezer to support its digital advertising strategies across Europe,” said Adrien Lepage, Global Sales Director at Horyzon Media. “This popular and widely used platform, combined with our over 10 years’ experience with display, mobile, native, and programmatic advertising, will ensure that brands and agencies will maximise their ad spend and reach local audiences which are most relevant to them.”
PR contact for Solocal Group UK
Elisabeth Goossens / Lucy Mulvin
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