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Publisher Revenue Dips 2.3%

September 08, 2020 Publisher Revenue Dips 2.3% A Viable Model for Local News? Pubs' Revenue Dips 2.3% It’s been hard out here for digital publishers in 2020. According to the latest Digital Publishers Revenue Index (DPRI), publishers’ revenue declined 2.3% YOY compared with Q1 2019. Overall, digital revenue fell by…

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What Is SKAdNetwork?

If Apple's plans to have each app ask users for tracking permissions becomes a reality, industry analysts predict low opt-in rates making IDFA access severely limited to advertisers. All at once, the SKAdNetwok framework has become an important measurement tool, one of the main ways advertisers will receive the attribution…

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Are You There, Publisher? It’s Me, Apple

Hey publisher! Apple here, I know I've been cagey in the past, but I'm ready to listen to all your concerns about iOS14 and some of our other future plans. Maybe I'll let you know a bit more about the new ad network! (It's not called iAd 2.0!)

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Raising the Roof: Advancing Diversity in Digital Media and Advertising Technology

In this milestone 5oth episode of Minority Report Podcast, live from AdMonsters Publisher Forum Virtual, hosts and ad ops/ad tech vets, Kerel Cooper and Erik A. Requidan chat with Reggie Hudson, Director of Digital Operations at Northstar Travel Group, Alicia Ray founder of The AdTech Collective, and Brenda Salce-Garcia, SVP, Global Customer Success at Operative & Co-Founder of Tech Bae.…

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PFV Keynote Geer Dishes on Pub-Creative Team-Ups

Walt Geer, Executive Creative Director for Experience Design at VMLY&R, kicked off our inaugural Publisher Forum Virtual on Aug. 25, 2020, with an electrifying keynote the reverberated throughout the rest of the conference. In dissecting the current (sad) state of digital creative and showcasing numerous innovative campaigns, he made a…

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Facebook No Fan of iOS14

September 01, 2020 No FAN of Apple’s iOS 14 changes Is It Too Soon to Call Programmatic the Comeback Kid Consumers Further Warming Up to Ad-Supported CTV Not a FAN of Apple’s iOS 14 changes (Update 9/4/20—Will you look at that? Apple has stepped back and says the iOS 14…

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First-Party Data Gets a Second Look

Forget identity—edge-computing-based DMP Permutive's big play is publisher first-party data, and the company boasts bold success stories such as Digital Trends, which will share the tale behind its next-gen first-party data marketplace during a free AdMonsters webinar on Sept. 10 at 1 pm ET. To dive deeper into Permutive's views…

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Media Quality Measurement: Finding Harmony With the Buy Side

For publishers to get the most out of media quality measurement, they need tools that facilitate communication on brand safety with the buy side and formalize best practices. In addition, a media quality data aggregation platform could empower publishers to optimize campaigns as well as make smarter revenue-related decisions.

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Cookie Death Worse For Pubs Than Feared

August 25, 2020 Death Of Cookie Could Really Cost Pubs Rise of the Media Aggregators SSPs Take a Bath Cookie Death Even Worse Than Feared Image sourced from Twitter While we wholeheartedly agree the third-party tracking cookie has outlived its usefulness, we’ve also strongly held that its death could be…

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The Trouble with Consumer Choice

Shifting our mindset from notice and choice will not be easy and will require agreement in an ecosystem of competing interests. However, in the long term, both consumers and businesses may benefit from this change. Privacy expert, Jessica B, Lee breaks down the alternative to the failing notice and choice…

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