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Take the 2013 Publisher Maturity Index Survey

In today's labyrinth ad operations world, it can be hard at times to gauge your company's efficiency and effectiveness in the ever-evolving landscape of digital advertising. AdMonsters, in conjunction with Acceleration, seeks to unmask key data points surrounding the operations of online publishing organizations with the Publisher Maturity Index. With…

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Weigh in: Nominate a Leader in Ad Operations for an award!

Weigh In: Who’s leading the future of digital ad operations?We want to hear from you as we select the newest lot of industry-leading ad ops gurus who dedicate themselves to advancing the ever-evolving world of digital advertising. Tell us who you believe should be one of our newest Digital Media…

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Relieving Paperwork Pain: Tips for T&C Negotiation

To my knowledge no one goes into ad operations to practice law. It was certainly the last thing on my mind when I started back in 1999, but I quickly found myself having to navigate T&Cs, IOs and the occasional client-signed PowerPoint slide printout. As if that wasn’t tough enough,…

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The Ad Ops Pat Down: The Creative QA Process

Imagine being head of security at a stadium that holds several hundred events during the year. You are responsible for the safety of each person entering the stadium and for ensuring nothing happens that might lead to a lawsuit. Obviously you can't afford to let any weapons in no matter…

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The Publisher’s Guide to Surviving December

December is upon us and everyone is scrambling to either hit or exceed revenue goals for the year. Unfortunately for many publishers, one thing is working against you: declines in traffic. It seems people still prefer to be with their families during the holidays instead of visiting your site –…

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Digital Advertising: Dream Big, Execute Bigger

I’ll share a guilty pleasure that few people outside digital advertising will understand: with the release of every new cutting-edge gadget, I can't wait to see the amazing advertising that is certain to follow. You readers know what I’m talking about: remember the True Blood ad on the iPhone, complete with…

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Bringing Home Gold at the Opslympics

The world is glued to the Summer Olympics action in London, gazing in wonder as competitors put the human body and spirit to the test. Of course, while these athletes have poured hellacious amounts of blood, sweat and tears into training for this moment – but could they meet the…

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Mr Take-Away Goes to London

I was in London last week for OPS London and to prepare for our Vienna Publisher Forum June 17-20th. Fortunately my visit allowed me to mingle with some elite digital minds at a SpotXchange dinner and a packed IAB Mobile Engage event. While the focus of the dinner and the…

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