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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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