Google's Three Screen Ad Strategy Heralds Its Second Act

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MediaBizBloggers, 7/14/10

Many pundits have criticized Google as a one-trick pony that makes money from one thing – search on the desktop. There’s certainly some truth to that, but Google’s moves over the last few years foreshadow an audacious three screen advertising strategy that, if properly executed, would represent a ground-breaking second act for the company. By aggressively pursuing platforms on mobile and TV in addition to their traditional perch on the desktop, Google is positioning itself to deliver ads across all three screens and trump the capabilities of both Apple and Microsoft, who have made far less inspiring moves in the advertising world.

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