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Latency in Header Bidding: What Kind of Latency Are We Talking?

If header bidding offers such a great boost for yield among its most vocal champions, why would a programmatically active publisher have reservations about implementing it? Well, there are a few things. But one of the top concerns making some publishers shy about header bidding is latency. Pre-bid calls are…

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#OPSPOV: How Header Bidders Affect Latency

Back in January, I posted “Header Bidding Trial by Fire: How Six Popular Header Bidders Perform.” Sortable ran an experiment to measure what happens when you increase the number of bidders, and how that impacts CPM. We found that there is a strong correlation between increasing bidders and increased average…

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Best of AdMonsters 2015

Looking back on what happened in digital media in 2015, it’s hard to summarize it, exactly. I keep thinking of something AdMonsters’ Publisher Rob Beeler said during our Publisher Forum in La Jolla last month: One of Rob’s old lines about the state of ad ops is, “Everything is status…

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Liveblogging La Jolla: Day 2

The crowd is re-assembling at Estancia La Jolla on this, the second day of AdMonsters Publisher Forum 37 (you can check out the liveblog for the first day here -- there was a lot going on). We had a packed day yesterday, with some excellent discussions and a ton of…

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Publisher Forum La Jolla: Let’s Liveblog

Looks like the AdMonsters editorial team chose just the right moment to get out of cloudy, autumnal New York City, and the right destination. La Jolla, CA is about as sunny and warm as any travel agent would want us to believe. These are prime conditions for AdMonsters Publisher Forum…

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Three Major Themes at PubForum Charleston

Somehow I, Sir Casper of the Pasty People, escaped the South Carolina sun with only the slightest of burns on my ears and neck (yes, my redneck is so bad that I have to hide it with a mullet).Of course, I did spend the majority of the 36th American edition…

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#OPSPOV: The Tagless Option (Note – Requires Tags)

Editor's Note: Emry DowningHall, Director of StudyBreak Media, will be leading a larger discussion on "tagless" solutions at AdMonsters Publisher Forum in Sonoma from March 1-4. He kindly allowed us to reprint this insightful blog post as a preview to his talk. Got questions? Ask Emry in person at the…

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