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PubForum Scottsdale: Collaboration. Consumer Focus. Content. Context.

The forecast for publishers sometimes looks grim—what with cookies disappearing, privacy regulations mounting and fear of header bidding and yield optimization going away—but Publisher Forum Scottsdale was where they got their gear to weather the storm. From keynotes to small group sessions to workshops, ad ops, rev ops and data…

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Give The People What They Want—How Complex Networks Taps Into Audiences To Increase Value

In response to the disappearing cookie and privacy regulations, Complex Networks created Complex Collective—something akin to a research panel—including 30,000 brand enthusiasts who provide the company direct dialogue and feedback on editorial content, trends, consumer attitudes, and new products. They're leveraging it as both a sales tool and a consumer…

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Are Programmatic Demand Vendors Becoming An Endangered Species?

Are programmatic demand vendors becoming an endangered species like the Sirocco Kakapo parrot? Well, if they're not careful they just might be. Many SSPs aren't giving publishers the data they need to optimize their programmatic yield and meet revenue goals. Ad-Juster's Programmatic Scorecard evaluates the top 10 programmatic demand partners based…

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Meetup Debrief: What’s UX Got to do With it?

News flash—context matters! Increasingly, advertisers are realizing the impact of great user experiences on their spend. According to a recent Group M study, ads appearing in quality online environments prove 42% more cost-effective based on engagement, viewability, and dwell time. The pressure on publishers to deliver premium inventory is only…

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CCPA: Costly Confusion for Publishers and Advertisers—A Conversation With David J. Moore, CEO, BritePool

Now that California’s Attorney General Xavier Becerra has released a draft of rules to guide companies on California Consumer Privacy Act compliance and the state’s Governor Gavin Newsom has signed seven amendments providing more clarity and lessening some short-term pains around CCPA compliance, word on the street is that initial compliance…

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7 Best Practices for Better Mobile Ads

Increasingly, mobile isn’t just consumers’ first choice for media, but their only choice. Consider that 61% of Gen Z consumers believe watching videos on a phone is “as good as watching TV.” And, according to recent research from Zenith, consumers are expected to increase their mobile internet usage to 930…

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Publishers Should Experiment With Timeouts to Bring in Higher Bids

Producing the highest bid from demand sources ultimately leads to increased latency, given the amount of time it takes for multiple auctions to take place at once. A recent report from MonetizeMore shows exactly how publishers who set aggressive timeouts—around 500-600ms—to improve page loads end up missing out on the…

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