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PubForum Prep: Where Identity Meets Reality

At the upcoming Publisher Forum in Huntington Beach, Brandon Seltenrich of CBS Interactive will tell us about how the shift toward identity marketing is advantageous to publishers--and to their users. Brandon shares some thoughts in this Q&A: "My core competency is delivering great content to our users, not maintaining ad…

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Ad Ops Decoder: What Are Deterministic and Probabilistic IDs?

Cookies are a foundational part of digital advertising, but their application is limited in a cross-device environment. Cookies are browser-specific, they aren’t supported in OTT, and they aren’t easily ported between mobile apps. Cookies, then, are just one type of identifier among several that go into targeting users across multiple…

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PubForum Prep: Monetizing Podcasts

By this point, it's pretty common for media companies to include podcasts in their bag of tricks. This is true regardless of what a publisher's core competency is--podcasts are part of the mix even if the company's roots are in print/text or broadcast/video. It's easy to understand why: Podcasts are…

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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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Slides of Our Lives: Beat Ad Counterfeiting by Buying Your Own Inventory

One of the main goals of Ads.txt is to combat domain spoofing. It's angled to be both simple to understand and implement, and harder for bad actors to game than good old whitelisting and blacklisting. But there's more to ads.txt than slapping together a list of partners who are authorized…

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DSP Hidden Fees, Retargeters and Consent

DSPs Hidden Fees Dragged Into the Light AdExchanger published a lengthy explanation of the infamous hidden fees DSPs sometimes charge. It's common knowledge in the industry that DSPs are often inclined to take a cut off of the transactions they enable, and then add extra fees on top of that.…

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