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AdMonsters Playbook: Navigating Political Ads for the 2024 Season

A staggering $10 billion will pour into the political advertising arena with the goal of swaying American voters during the 2024 Election cycle. While $10 billion is a boon for digital media stakeholders, that money comes with severe risks. Publishers must undertake the critical task of determining whether specific advertisers…

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Making Programmatic Easier for All with a Meta DSP

Long before MediaMath shut down, Mike Hauptman and Dan Bougourd were intrigued by the idea of building a meta DSP. They both joined MediaMath in the company’s early days, but by 2018, they were itching to bring programmatic advertising to the mid-market advertiser.

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Navigating the [Not so] Great Layoff

When the economy is strong and growing, outsourcing tasks and roles to skilled and experienced specialists enables publishers to expand their capacity and grow their operations quickly. During tighter cycles, publishers can ramp down their use and cost of working with an outsourced partner without worrying about rehiring risk or…

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What Will the Ad-Supported Open Internet Look Like in 2023 and Beyond?

In Jounce Media's annual report, 'The State of the Open Internet,' three influential market forces shed light on the obstacles that media companies and advertising technology platforms face: demand concentration, bidstream bloat, and bidstream blindspots. How can we level the playing field between the dominant walled gardens and the rest of the…

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Neuroprogrammatic Is the Future of Contextual Advertising

Contextual advertising has yet to reach its peak potential. Cutting-edge advertisers are not merely matching ads to content based on topics. They contextually target ads based on emotion and a granular understanding of the moods of the audiences they want to reach. The technology bringing about this reinvention of contextual…

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