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The Rise of Publisher Data and Its Potential for Tighter Collaboration Between Brands, Agencies, and Publishers

With third-party cookie deprecation quickly becoming a reality, publishers are examining the data they have within their walls and realizing that they have unique and valuable assets to bring to the table. Their data will give rise to new opportunities for brands, agencies, and publishers to collaborate earlier on in…

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Whose Data Is It Anyway? Buyers? Sellers? No, Theirs.

Moving forward, it may seem a no-brainer to pubs, that in this privacy-forward era, users should either subscribe or provide morsels of information in exchange for content that is meaningful and relevant to them (which would include advertising), but maybe there really is another way. And maybe that other way…

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Publishers Need Deep Audience Insights Now More Than Ever

The demise of third-party cookies limits the amount of data publishers can leverage to enrich their own audience data. They need those prized data insights to get a fuller profile of the people consuming their media. Because without insights, advertisers are paying for access to a rather blurry picture of…

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What Is CTDPA?

Last week the Connecticut House of Representatives and Connecticut Senate joined forces to pass the Connecticut Data Privacy Act (CTDPA). The legislation, also known as Senate Bill 6 (SB6), awaits Governor Ned Lamont's signature to make everything 100% official. The bill is expected to take effect on July 1, 2023. 

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No Cookies? No Problem: LiveRamp ATS Is the New Plug for Pubs

Without third-party cookies driving targeted advertising — publishers that don’t have a strategy to drive user authentication and first-party data, should expect lower CPMs and less revenue. Something will have to connect the dots in the absence of cookies, and LiveRamp Authenticated Traffic Solution (ATS) may just be it. We…

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SMH, WTF Is ZPD?!

Simply put, ZPD is information that consumers intentionally volunteer about themselves in exchange for a more personalized experience with the media companies and brands they trust. It's the purest source of truth about their relevant characteristics, behaviors, and preferences because it’s sourced directly from them.

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What is VRM and Why Does Every Publisher Need It?

With the vast majority of publishers unable to monetize double-digit percentages of their audiences due to adblockers, we felt this was a problem that wasn’t going to go away, was only going to increase in magnitude, and was certainly one worth solving. Unlike early solutions that forced ads to serve by…

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What Is a Data Clean Room?

A data clean room is a secure, protected environment that enables two or more parties to bring data together for joint analysis with privacy, security, and governance rules in place. Data clean rooms are the future of data collaboration, but they’re not a new idea.

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