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Advertising Industry Learning and Professional Development

Yes, Virginia—You Can Sell First-Party Data

Now that the third-party cookie is on its farewell tour, publishers are warily giving their first-party data another look, but a big question remains: how do publishers actually sell first-party data marketplaces and garner advertiser interest? During an AdMonsters Webinar on Nov. 12, 2020, Insider Inc.'s VP of Programmatic Sales…

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Identity Authentication in Digital Advertising

The Identity Connection: Portfolio Vision

As we inch closer toward a cookieless world, identity solutions have been touted as the perfect panacea. But before going all in on one identity solution over another, wouldn’t it be prudent to weigh all of your options? You wouldn’t invest all your money in one stock, would you? So why…

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Advertising Industry Learning and Professional Development

Webinar Replay: The Login Play

Privacy regulations; the crumbling third-party cookie; a general need to diversify revenue streams. These are just some of the factors driving publishers to better—and directly—engage with consumers. And a key tool helping publishers connect is an old favorite—logins. But although they may seem straightforward, logins and the strategies around them…

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LiveRamp and TTD’s ID Hook Up

Last week, LiveRamp announced that its Authenticated Identity Infrastructure would support The Trade Desk’s Unified ID 2.0 (now without third-party cookies!). The biggest concern about whether identity-based universal IDs—like LiveRamp’s and TTD’s Unified ID 2.0—can be successful (and potentially save the open programmatic ecosystem from being dominated by walled gardens) is…

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A False Start for the Google Antitrust Case

Our interest in the federal government’s antitrust suit against Google took a huge dive when we learned it would be centered around search. While mainstream publications trotted out the tired descriptor “landmark” for the headlines when the suit became public, many of us in the industry shook our heads and…

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Advertising Automation Illuminated

Purple's ability to grow mattress sales 46% in Q1 can partly be attributed to changing consumer behaviors during the pandemic, but there's also a good dose of engineering ingenuity behind their marketing. They worked with AcuityAds all-new illumin platform, an advertising automation technology that offers planning, buying and omnichannel intelligence…

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