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Data Management

What is a CMP?

Consent Management Platforms (CMP) have been cropping up rapidly in the wake of GDPR—(and soon CCPA)—as the tool du jour for aiding publishers in collecting and managing consumer consent and passing that data throughout the advertising ecosystem. For publishers working with multiple ad partners who need to enable user-level ad…

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Surviving the GDPR/CCPA Squeeze: Sourcepoint’s Ben Barokas on CMPs and Regulatory Compliance

Such is the publisher’s lot—as soon as you start feeling confident you’ve covered your bases on GDPR, you're trying to prepare for whatever the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will look like (it’s still being revised). But are your bases really covered on GDPR—considering that the European Data Protection Authorities…

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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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