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The State Of Ad Operations 2018

There are plenty problems to be solved in the ad operations world, including issues like IVT, bad ads, malware, and much, much more. So at every Publisher Forum, we bring together all of the noobs (yes, I meant first-time attendees), put them into small workgroups, and open the gates for…

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The Drawbacks of AI-Based Dynamic Inventory Pricing

We seem to be in that sweet moment where artificial intelligence (actually advanced machine learning, but who are we to split hairs?) is more than just buzz and potential, but before the machines have enslaved us and forced us to farm their massive energon cube plantations. That day is coming—I…

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What Is Supply-Path Optimization?

Header bidding is great for publisher revenue, but nasty to a DSP's tech infrastructure. That's why DSPs are making decisions about SPO, trying to sort out the "best" queries. Are you okay with DSPs making those decisions for you? If not, read this...

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Pub Demand Partners Get a Haircut

We've been hearing at Publisher Forums for a while now that pubs are shedding demand partners rather than on-boarding them. Now we've got the data to back it up—and the drop is dramatic. Oh, and guess who else is doing a bit of culling? Advertisers are shaking loose DMPs fast.

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The Truth About Latency and the Header: A Chat With PubMatic

We’ve long been big header cheerleaders at AdMonsters, but we also have never shied away from one of its biggest setbacks: potential latency issues. Indeed, fear of latency has kept some premium publishers away from header integrations and continues to make others wary about embracing header tech too closely. At…

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How Ops 2018 Added Nuance to Demand Partner Evaluation

Brian LaRue reports back from an Ops panel that brought even more color and insight to the discussion about demand partner evaluation and ad quality. Even though AdMonsters just published a playbook on the subject, Ops shows us there's always more to add to the conversation.

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AdMonsters Webinar: Measuring Up to Revenue Analytics (Video)

View the presentation here. We all know there’s great power in data when it comes to digital media monetization, but unlocking the potential can be laborious, frustrating… and even fruitless. The massive amounts of data flowing throughout the digital advertising ecosystem is both a blessing and curse—it may seem plenty,…

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Best Of AdMonsters 2017

Throughout 2017, the discussion on the AdMonsters site, at our events and on our listserv has spun off in countless directions. A person has to wonder: Was there ever a time when it seemed the industry focused on one or two issues at a time, or do we just have…

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