Native advertising is here to stay, based on August 2014 numbers from Mintel. The market research provider estimated that US native ad spending came in at $1.3 billion in 2013 and expected this to rise drastically through 2018, when it would reach $9.4 billion.
In a June 2014 study by Mixpo, nearly three-quarters of US publishers said having a native advertising offering was important. And they were taking action. The majority of respondents offered a native advertising solution, and an additional one-fifth planned to do so within the next few years at most. Read the rest at eMarketer.