2021 is already shaping up to be an improvement over last year, crippling snowstorms and vaccine shortage be damned. For pubs, the year also presents something of a fresh start. They are genuinely taking a ‘nowhere to go but up’ mentality this year, making most of the dregs befalling ad tech…Read More
A recent forecast of media ad inflation by researcher ECI suggests prices will rise by 3% worldwide in 2021, with U.S. ad prices rising at a rate higher than the global average. Broken down by different segments, that also includes a 2.4% increase for digital display media and a 2.3%…Read More
As the imminent death of third-party cookies and Google’s push for FLoC creates new headaches, publishers want to know that every SSP they work with has their back and that they are navigating the changes together. What’s more, they want to make sure their SSPs provide truly personalized service, reporting,…Read More
What Do Smart Collaborative Data Solutions Between Pubs and Third-Party Data Providers Actually Look Like?
It can’t be overstated how much of a hit in revenue publishers took in 2020. In its “Outlook for Data-Driven Marketing and Advertising in 2021” report, Winterberry Group estimates the decline in global ad spend at ~$39b compared to 2019. We caught up with the report's author, Bruce Biegel to learn…Read More
At this week's PubForum+, speakers drilled down into granular questions around Apple’s Identifier for Advertisers (IDFA) restrictions and Google’s sunsetting of third-party cookies, however, larger questions loomed about the potential for federal privacy regulation, the broader impact of the recently-passed Consumer Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), and more.Read More