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How Can Publishers Tell a Better Audience Story?

For years publishers have sold advertising targeted around specific content, using available first-party data as the basis for establishing value around the opportunity. That value proposition is built around the scale of the audience, which boils down to selling pageviews, impressions and clicks. But your audience is a lot more…

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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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How Publishers Increase Revenue With Audience Segmentation

More than ever, audience segmentation is a viable path to increasing revenue for publishers, especially publishers who can effectively leverage first-party data both on-site and off-site. That was an essential piece of Madhura Sengupta’s —former Director of Ad Product Technology at Edmunds.com—talk, “Mastering the Sell Side and Buying Side of…

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The Unsung Heroes of the Advertising and Media World

Professor Bob Pearson, former Chief Innovation Officer at W2O Group and current Senior Advisor, kicked off the Publisher Forum in Austin last week with a comprehensive keynote detailing the concepts of Storytizing—moving beyond campaigns to true cross-media engagement—and Audience Architecture—an advanced model for deriving insights from user bases. However, his…

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Choosing a Location-powered Mobile Marketing Partner? 5 Critical Questions to Ask

Mobile consumers are hungry for relevant, nonintrusive moments on their devices. Knowing the right questions to ask your location-technology partner about their playbook is vital to ensuring you'll successfully reach them at the right place, right time -- with the right approach by tapping into customer behaviors and habits with…

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FBI Brings Gun to Advertising Knife Fight

Speaking of transparency—or the lack thereof—plenty of questions linger around the FBI raiding a major holding company's offices as it steps up its investigation into rebates and kickbacks in digital advertising. Gabe Greenberg suggests that if we're going to circle the wagons as the g-men close in, the industry should…

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