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Actionable Audience Data and Inventory—No Cookies Required

We spoke with Jake Abraham, President at Audigent about why he thought pubs seemed a little gun shy about identity solutions, how they should go about showcasing their first-party data as well as how Audigent plans to help them drive revenue by making their audience data and inventory actionable for…

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First-Party Data Gets a Second Look

Forget identity—edge-computing-based DMP Permutive's big play is publisher first-party data, and the company boasts bold success stories such as Digital Trends, which will share the tale behind its next-gen first-party data marketplace during a free AdMonsters webinar on Sept. 10 at 1 pm ET. To dive deeper into Permutive's views…

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Christine Maguire: Leading From the Ground Up

Back in April 2019, Christine Maguire joined Tripadvisor to lead the company's global media strategy and operations, and to better leverage the company’s international consumer demand and to drive revenue through new digital advertising solutions. Then COVID-19 hit. And the world of travel came undone. Leading up to her PubForum…

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Identity Authentication in Digital Advertising

Will Buyers Take the Identity Leap?

One of the most promising alternatives to the third-party tracking cookie is identity, enabling a plane where brands and publishers can sync up their audience data without data leakage or any of the other side effects of third-party cookies. But as publishers are integrating identity partners, there’s a gnawing voice in…

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The Value of Talking About the Value of Consumer Data

From the concept of "financial incentives" in the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) to Andrew Yang’s Data Dividend Project, there has been an increased call for companies to compensate consumers for their data. Privacy expert Jessica B. Lee looks at the push for valuing consumer data, the risks of the…

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IPONWEB on the State of Programmatic

We had a chat with IPONWEB's Publisher Product Lead Wenda Zhou to talk about the current state of programmatic, from header optimization tricks for pubs during the downturn to the effects of de-duping auctions, traffic shaping and SPO.

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Supply-Side Audience Data Insertion? SpotX and Acxiom Say Oh Yeah

As the third-party tracking cookie continues its long, long farewell tour, advertisers and publishers alike are looking for replacement targeting solutions—particularly ones that won't steep them in the user privacy quagmire brought on by cookies. Tech providers seem to be meeting them with ingenuity, as evidenced by the latest partnership…

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Five Questions for Evaluating Cookieless Publisher Solutions

While the needs of each publisher may be slightly different, generally there are five questions every publisher should ask when evaluating whether or not a cookieless solution is right for them. Any solution that satisfies these criteria will likely enable publishers to sustain and grow ad revenue, while simultaneously establishing…

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Now Comes the Fun Part: Activating Identity

You took a really big step by adding an identity partner, but like most things in ad tech you can’t expect to flip a switch and watch the magic happen. Activation, though, is where things get exciting—sure you’ll be able to garner looks from new advertisers and grab higher CPMs,…

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Identity Authentication in Digital Advertising

Behold the 8th Wonder of the World: The Identity Pyramid

One of the most important reasons for publishers to jump on the identity train is to get connected to the advertisers' bigger targeting picture. To understand just how identity accomplishes this, behold the Identity Pyramid. This lists the various identity signals in terms of prevalence (most at the bottom) and…

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