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Bases Loaded: Paving a Programmatic Path for DOOH

The same factors that enabled programmatic’s rapid rise in the 2010s are poised to change the way advertising is sold and displayed across the growing crop of digital signs on kiosks, taxis, buses, and billboards the world over. The programmatic DOOH revolution’s epicenter, however, will be where the earliest DOOH…

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Opening a New Programmatic Gateway: Adhese’s Post-Cookie Connectors

It's the perfect moment for outside-the-box thinking in the open programmatic marketplace as the third-party cookie continues to crumble in the face of privacy initiatives (and regulations) and walled gardens increasingly reap the lion’s share of online ad revenue. It’s curious how legacy demand- and sell-side platforms will adjust to…

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PubForum Scottsdale: The Wonderful World Of Workshops

On the last day of AdMonsters Publisher Forum Scottsdale when publishers went into their workshop groups to explore the issues affecting them in their day-to-day—it was sort of a cross between a support group and a brainstorm on steroids. Topics included "Optimizing Your DMP," "Selling the Data," "Privacy Regulations," "Programmatic…

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The New GAM Auction Logic

Many a publisher has gotten lost in pondering the ramifications of Google Ad Manager's move to first-price auctions and introduction of a "unified auction."In gauging the effect of this enormous industry shift, we've got to start with what we know—namely, what is actually changing. Cafe Media's Paul Bannister decided a…

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AdMonsters Playbook: Combining Location-Based Context and Programmatic Scale

This playbook is for publishers, brands, and marketers who are looking for a snapshot of how location and programmatic fit together to create market-changing, consumer-forward approaches. In addition to helping publishers and advertisers understand the nuances of location data, this playbook represents a guide to the workings of private marketplaces…

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Shall We Kill All the Resellers?

A recently reported fraud leveraging Ads.txt isn't novel, but it highlights an issue with exchanges that’s been lurking on the edges of debate, while also raising serious questions about the future of auction-based programmatic.

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DFP 4EVR: Google Ad Manager Fallout

Back when Google announced that the melding of DFP and AdX was complete and Google Ad Manager (GAM to those who know it best... Well, really still DFP) was born, we were skeptical that a new monster had arrived on the publisher-side monetization scene. Well, from what we heard at…

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All Viewable, All the Time: AttentionX Marketplace

"We think that CPM-based buying leveraging optimization on attention metrics... can drive significant positive changes for the industry without requiring massive upheaval for buyers." 33Across CEO and Cofounder Eric Wheeler explains the features of the just-launched AttentionX exchange, an open programmatic marketplace where all inventory is viewable.

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