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Cleaning Up the Programmatic Supply Chain 

The advertising ecosystem has a huge opportunity to create a more transparent programmatic supply chain, where SSPs, brands, ad tech vendors, and agencies alike can commit to using new tools and tactics to improve how they work with publishers. By enhancing the control and transparency in the programmatic supply chain, we will ultimately…

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Is Contextual Ready For Post-Cookie Prime Time?

Is contextual scalable? How can publishers prove performance? Does contextual need to be standardized? In this video from Publisher Forum Virtual 2021, Scott Messer, Senior Vice President, Media, Leaf Group speaks with Emily Healy, Director, Digital Standards, Publicis Media about all of these topics and more.

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Audio Is Booming, But Can We Keep It Fraud-Free?

We've been wondering if this rush of ad dollars coming into the audio pipeline and move to streamline the ad supply chain with programmatic is opening the door for fraud to invade the quickly growing podcast and audio advertising ecosystem. So, we turned to Ryan Adams, SVP of Partnerships at…

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The Future of Advertising Should Be Open Sourced

A couple of weeks ago, we hosted a ThinkTank with AdPushup and a group of Monsters to discuss latency, UX, and their impact on revenue.  The conversation quickly evolved into how the cookie's demise might affect latency, UX, and by extension, revenue. AdPushup's Director of Publisher Development, Dikshant Joshi, shared some…

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What Is a SPAC?

With the pandemic putting a lot of digital media and ad tech companies in a black hole, SPACs are providing these companies with a means of digging themselves out. To gain a deeper understanding of SPACs, why they're trending now and how they can help digital media and ad tech,…

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OTT Is Where the Money Resides

Now with the recent influx of premium streaming services like Disney+ and HBO Max, along with changing CouchSurfing consumer behaviors brought on by the Pandemic, it looks like OTT is really set to take off. In fact, according to North America OTT TV & Video Forecasts report from analyst firm…

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Don’t Call It a Comeback: Email Newsletters Have Been Here for Years

With the impending death of the cookie, there's been a spate of email newsletter acquisitions (and launches) signaling a renewed interest—from publishers and marketers alike—in the channel's potential for improving first-party data strategies and growing revenue, while at the same time building deeper and more engaging relationships with audiences. We…

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