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Tackling Ad Tech’s Diversity Problem

We caught up with Alicia Ray, Founder of The Ad Tech Collective, a community for Black people in ad tech to network and learn from one another within ad tech. She was a participant on the Minority Report Podcast Live session and she has some great ideas about how companies…

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You Gotta Sell Self-Serve

It’s Think Tank season for AdMonsters and this past week we caught up with a number of publishers to talk through a range of topics thanks to ADvendio. The pubs that joined us were what I would classify as mid-sized publishers–their operations teams are relatively small. It was interesting to…

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AdMonsters Playbook: Evolution of the Header

We decided now was a perfect time to survey publishers to understand their current header (and Open Bidding) setups while seeing what they were plotting for an ambiguous future. We asked 35 publishers of various sizes and content verticals to fill out an intense questionnaire, and the results were extremely…

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PFV Video: Under the Hood With Prebid 4.0

Recently selected to the Board of Directors at Prebid as a publisher representative, CafeMedia's Patrick McCann is tasked with ensuring that publishers' interests are heard throughout the organization and to communicate those interests to developers. At AdMonsters PubForum Virtual a few weeks back, McCann took to the main stage to…

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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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