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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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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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Virtual Workshops With Real-World Takeaways

On Wednesdays at Publisher Forums, we let the attendees "take over" the conference. Attendee volunteers lead informal sessions with their peers on a variety of topics, and then report major takeaways to the whole group. Through the magic of technology (cough, Zoom, cough), we ran an experiment where we took this…

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Bad Ads, Whatcha Gonna Do?

We're back with another entry in AdMonster's Discourse, the audio series that massages your eardrums while also informing you about the latest in digital media and advertising technology. As guaranteed spend from advertisers has been paused or simply dried up, publishers are leaning on the open programmatic marketplace far more...…

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Programmatic Won… By Default?

Marfeel asked AdMonster Editorial Director Gavin Dunaway to lead a programmatic panel with heavy hitters from Leaf Group, PreBid.org, Amnet, and more. As you can imagine, it's highly engaging—the talk circles around how the programmatic ecosystem is adjusting in the pandemic fallout, especially with The Trade Desk's demand that exchanges…

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