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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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PubForum Scottsdale: Collaboration. Consumer Focus. Content. Context.

The forecast for publishers sometimes looks grim—what with cookies disappearing, privacy regulations mounting and fear of header bidding and yield optimization going away—but Publisher Forum Scottsdale was where they got their gear to weather the storm. From keynotes to small group sessions to workshops, ad ops, rev ops and data…

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What Are the Different Kinds of Paywalls (and Do They Work?)

While digital subscriptions and paywalls are nothing new to the publishing industry, advances in application technologies and the need to consolidate and sync visitor and revenue data from across multiple sources have increased innovation on all fronts. Whether you’re a modest-sized publisher or a media giant, subscription revenue is something…

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Meetup Debrief: What’s UX Got to do With it?

News flash—context matters! Increasingly, advertisers are realizing the impact of great user experiences on their spend. According to a recent Group M study, ads appearing in quality online environments prove 42% more cost-effective based on engagement, viewability, and dwell time. The pressure on publishers to deliver premium inventory is only…

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New Cross-Media Measurement Standards Get TV and Video on the Same Page: Viewability

Just when you thought you couldn't deal with one more standard... The MRC has built on the viewability standards to bring bold cross-media measurement guidelines to the industry. Yup, this new standard is complicated, writes Turnstil's John Osborn, but it may be the grease that slides linear-digital convergence into place.

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Don’t Be Timid About SIMID: Dragging Digital Video Standards Forward

I can’t imagine a lot of publishers crying at the funeral for VPAID (Video Player Ad-Serving Interface Definition), the IAB video standard meant to streamline the use of interactive elements in digital video that was hacked for a host of functions—some benign, others less so. With the arrival of IAB…

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