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Actionable Audience Data and Inventory—No Cookies Required

We spoke with Jake Abraham, President at Audigent about why he thought pubs seemed a little gun shy about identity solutions, how they should go about showcasing their first-party data as well as how Audigent plans to help them drive revenue by making their audience data and inventory actionable for…

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Pubs Extol the Upside of the Pandemic

After taking a massive hit from COVID-19, pubs' resiliency led to efficiently working-from-home, successfully diversifying revenue, and employing tools like automation and self-service to manage workflow and capture smaller budget spend. Recently, we chatted with a number of pubs at a roundtable discussion about planning for tomorrow’s very different ad…

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Identity Authentication in Digital Advertising

Will Buyers Take the Identity Leap?

One of the most promising alternatives to the third-party tracking cookie is identity, enabling a plane where brands and publishers can sync up their audience data without data leakage or any of the other side effects of third-party cookies. But as publishers are integrating identity partners, there’s a gnawing voice in…

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IPONWEB on the State of Programmatic

We had a chat with IPONWEB's Publisher Product Lead Wenda Zhou to talk about the current state of programmatic, from header optimization tricks for pubs during the downturn to the effects of de-duping auctions, traffic shaping and SPO.

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What Is Traffic Shaping?

Using machine learning for better traffic shaping can mean huge strides forward for healthier ad operations, the future of the programmatic ecosystem and two-sided bid optimization. We sat down with Benjamin Hansz, Vice President Strategy for Simplaex’s Rivr, to discuss traffic shaping.

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Dear Publisher, Your Site Needs An Ad Tech Health Check

With Google’s end-of-May announcement that they will be using Google Pagespeed Insights metrics as a major part of search engine rankings a few months from now, publishers are suddenly scrutinizing page performance—and worried about how ads affect their metrics. Playwire's Nick Branstator explains how to get your ad tech healthy…

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Kim Komando Show

Driving Revenue Through Deeper Audience Connections

Nationally syndicated radio host Kim Komando has discovered the right tool to connect with her tech and media-savvy audience across multiple channels, learn from their feedback, and then use that information to shape her messaging and monetization strategies. We trust she knows what she's talking about. She once sent 40M…

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Is W3C Listening to Smaller Companies?

We heard about a letter sent to the W3C Advisory Board, signed by 19 W3C members asking for an intervention because they felt that the voices of members from smaller organizations were not being recognized or taken seriously. The top name on this letter was James Rosewell, CEO and Co-Founder…

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Ivan-Ivanov-COO-PubGalaxy

Balancing Ad Ops in Unstable Times

Current conditions are presenting publishers with a unique conundrum. There are huge traffic spikes offering an opportunity to super-size digital media monetization. But to harness it, they must first tackle the COVID-19 disruption to advertising budgets and their internal resources. We spoke with Ivan Ivanov, COO, PubGalaxy, about what publishers…

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