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4 Lessons For Digital Success From #IABALM

Digital media can be a struggle for all players involved. The duopoly, plus the growing As—Apple and Amazon—continue to gobble up digital ad spend. Mergers, acquisitions and layoffs become the strategy du jour. Legacy brands face challenges too, as digital natives opt for digitally savvy upstarts that know exactly how…

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Bad Ads Took a Dip in Q3, Says Confiant; Bad Actors Be Forewarned

Bad ads are a pretty terrible thing for the entire ad ops ecosystem. By 2025 ad fraud—malvertising redirects and malicious IBV to name a few—will cost advertisers more than $50bn, accounting for 30% share of the overall digital market, so warned The World Federation of Advertisers back in 2016. But…

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What is the IAB Consent Framework?

GDPR compliance means companies must obtain consent when collecting personal data from their website visitors. Sounds like a big headache, right? But wait, it's easier than you think. The IAB GDPR Transparency and Consent Framework is the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s solution to help publishers tell visitors what data is being…

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AdMonsters 2018 Salary Survey Is Here!

Despite all the gloomy news and overall uncertainty, publisher revenue specialists are surprisingly upbeat. The data we collected shows that 21% of respondents who answered the 2018 AdMonsters North American Publisher Salary Survey said they were fully satisfied with their compensation while 56% said they were somewhat satisfied. The same…

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Ad Ops Terms Explained: Best Of AdMonsters Decoder 2018

In the ad ops industry (aka “online ad operations," “online advertising operations," “ad operations,” “online ad ops," and “ops” in the trade)—things keep changing all the time. There’s a new regulation here, some new tech to learn about there and then a bunch of rejiggering the pipes to keep apace.…

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