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Give The People What They Want—How Complex Networks Taps Into Audiences To Increase Value

In response to the disappearing cookie and privacy regulations, Complex Networks created Complex Collective—something akin to a research panel—including 30,000 brand enthusiasts who provide the company direct dialogue and feedback on editorial content, trends, consumer attitudes, and new products. They're leveraging it as both a sales tool and a consumer…

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7 Best Practices for Better Mobile Ads

Increasingly, mobile isn’t just consumers’ first choice for media, but their only choice. Consider that 61% of Gen Z consumers believe watching videos on a phone is “as good as watching TV.” And, according to recent research from Zenith, consumers are expected to increase their mobile internet usage to 930…

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In Email We Trust

Consumer trust in social media is greatly waning thanks to the fake news outbreak. It only makes sense that audiences are now turning back to trusted publishers, but they’re doing it in an interesting way. Rather than visiting the home page of their favorite publishers, they’re subscribing to their email…

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Massive Media Layoffs Are Further Fallout

There was little joy in Newsville on Friday as several major media operations announced massive layoffs. Digital-native darling BuzzFeed knocked off 15% of its staff, or around 250 jobs, while Verizon cut 7% of its media unit–800 souls from HuffPost, Yahoo and AOL. Reporters and editors took to Twitter in…

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Skipping the SDK in Mobile In-App

If you want to see veins pop in your mobile developer’s head, just tell him or her you’ve got five new SDKs to integrate stat. Many a programmatic mobile in-app deal has evaporated at the very mention of the dreaded SDK. But what if you could on-board a native demand…

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Erica Osher

Listening and Learning With Branded Audio Content

Ops panelist Erica Osher from NPR/NPM explains her team's process for producing and distributing branded audio content. Podcasts are booming, smart speakers are proliferating, and there's been a lot to learn and master in creating branded content that takes off in the often intimate audio format.

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Vox Media Beats the ‘Branded’ Buzz

Armando Turco left the creative agency world to head up Vox's branded content studio last year. By his perspective, the publisher side is where the action is with branded initiatives. Catch him talking about this in a panel at Ops on June 5, but first, read what he has to…

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