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Big Data Revisited: OpenX on Tools for Driving Insight and Revenue

After a term or two as the buzzword du jour, Big Data is no longer quite the cause celebre in digital advertising. Rather than gracefully gliding through the oceans of data created every day, industry players—particularly publishers—have realized they are swamped with far more data than they could ever know…

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One Order to Rule Them All: Inside Gannett’s Massive Workflow Centralization Mission

If you think standardizing and centralizing sales workflow across a few properties is Sisyphean effort, spend some time in Gannett’s shoes. The national and regional media powerhouse is in the middle of a massive sales workflow centralization project and has already integrated a single-entry order system for digital products across…

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Reaching Inward to Reach Outward: DMP Success Through Teamwork

There’s a curious thing about DMPs: Publishers generally understand it’s a good idea for them to be aligned with one. A DMP is supposed to help publishers get the most value for their proprietary data, and to pass along the value of its audience extension capabilities to advertisers. But at…

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The Off-Site Plan: Segmenting Audiences For Extension

First-party data is oil of the digital media landscape. While all kinds of publishers can claim it, the refinement process, not the drilling, makes the big bucks. Fortunately, technology has improved publishers’ refining abilities, not just in driving revenue from first-party data through on-site advertising as well as selling data to…

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