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PubForum Scottsdale: The Wonderful World Of Workshops

On the last day of AdMonsters Publisher Forum Scottsdale when publishers went into their workshop groups to explore the issues affecting them in their day-to-day—it was sort of a cross between a support group and a brainstorm on steroids. Topics included "Optimizing Your DMP," "Selling the Data," "Privacy Regulations," "Programmatic…

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Portal to Privacy: Complying With Regulations

Publishers are frantically preparing for the launch of the California Consumer Privacy Act on Jan. 1, 2020—and trying not to lose sleep over the looming EU ePrivacy Directive updates. But they're alone in that effort—programmatic intermediaries like 33Across have heard the data privacy call and are ensuring they not only complying with…

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AdMonsters Playbook: Life Beyond Cookies

Much of the contemporary Internet—and certainly digital advertising—has been built upon tools for data transference. While the cookie has been key in the development of digital advertising and programmatic transactions in particular, the architecture is not going to collapse without it. Understanding why the third-party cookie has gone out of…

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Are Programmatic Demand Vendors Becoming An Endangered Species?

Are programmatic demand vendors becoming an endangered species like the Sirocco Kakapo parrot? Well, if they're not careful they just might be. Many SSPs aren't giving publishers the data they need to optimize their programmatic yield and meet revenue goals. Ad-Juster's Programmatic Scorecard evaluates the top 10 programmatic demand partners based…

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Ops on the Rise: Programmatic Shifts and Newsletter Openings

When two digital media vets like AdMonsters Chairman Rob Beeler and Craig Leshen, President of OAO, sit down to catch up, it’s not hard to find them comparing the early days to today and even the future. OAO works with many, many publishers and so we always value Craig’s perspective…

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What is RTB Auction Manipulation?

If anything, the last few years of programmatic have demonstrated just how vulnerable the real-time bidding environment is to subtle, behind-the-scenes changes that can distort campaign performance, create discrepancies in reported data, and ultimately waste ad dollars.

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7 Best Practices for Better Mobile Ads

Increasingly, mobile isn’t just consumers’ first choice for media, but their only choice. Consider that 61% of Gen Z consumers believe watching videos on a phone is “as good as watching TV.” And, according to recent research from Zenith, consumers are expected to increase their mobile internet usage to 930…

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How Publishers Can Stay Ahead in the Changing Digital Landscape

2020 is bringing changes to data, privacy, and transparency, and publishers are faced with navigating an uncertain future. With Google's unified pricing rules and move to first-price auctions, new (and upcoming) data and privacy regulations, and the potential of a cookieless ecosystem, publishers are feeling the pressure to adjust their…

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Ad Quality Climbs the Ladder as Clean.io Syncs Deal With Xandr

The question long asked at AdMonsters events: why does the ad quality burden falls solely on publishers? Fortunately, that weight is finally being shared by others in the supply chain. Slowly but surely, exchanges and SSPs are starting to take responsibility when it comes to supporting ad quality in the ecosystem.…

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5 Big Takeaways From Ad Week NYC 2019

There were quite a few recurring themes that emerged from last week's Advertising Week New York 2019 (henceforth referred to as #AWNewYork) that struck me as being of great interest to folks in the ad operations and ad tech communities. So after gobbling up all of the information and digesting…

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