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A Wild Decade at AdMonsters

Has Rob Beeler only been at AdMonsters for 10 years? It seems like he has always been the caretaker... As he scratches notch no. 10 on his AdMonsters belt, he takes a moment to contemplate how the industry has developed over the last decade. Spoiler alert: today's digital media landscape…

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All Viewable, All the Time: AttentionX Marketplace

"We think that CPM-based buying leveraging optimization on attention metrics... can drive significant positive changes for the industry without requiring massive upheaval for buyers." 33Across CEO and Cofounder Eric Wheeler explains the features of the just-launched AttentionX exchange, an open programmatic marketplace where all inventory is viewable.

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Monetizing Podcasts: A Q&A With NPR’s Brett Robinson

NPR's Serial is widely considered where the podcast trend hit its stride. No surprise then that the NPR team are also on the forefront of podcast monetization. Senior Director of Ad Operations Brett Robinson dives into the challenges his team worked through in building up their program as well as…

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The Truth About Latency and the Header: A Chat With PubMatic

We’ve long been big header cheerleaders at AdMonsters, but we also have never shied away from one of its biggest setbacks: potential latency issues. Indeed, fear of latency has kept some premium publishers away from header integrations and continues to make others wary about embracing header tech too closely. At…

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I Went to Cannes Lions and All I Got Are These Hot Takes

The ad industry is changing, and so is Cannes Lions. With header bidding altering the way agencies do business, branded content in high demand, and GDPR doing... whatever it's doing, publishers and ops people are in the Cannes conversation more than ever. Yep, as Gavin Dunaway explains, Cannes is AdMonsters…

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Spare Some Change: A Conversation With Ops Keynote Tom Goodwin

“Digital Darwinism” aims to launch larger philosophical conversations about how technology is changing a variety of businesses from top to bottom. How does one adapt in the digital age—slowly in small increments or rapidly and dramatically? Gavin Dunaway catches up with Ops 2018 keynote Tom Goodwin to discuss the concepts…

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Cooking With Anarchy at Blockchain Xplore

Gavin Dunaway went to the recent Blockchain Xplore conference in New York a couple weeks ago, and here's what he saw and heard. For one thing, blockchain technology is being rolled out seemingly in a parallel way to how the internet was. For another, the need to clean house in…

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Keep Your Eyes on the Road

Rob Beeler learns the true meaning of rubbernecking, and he's here to tell us how it relates to Facebook's Cambridge Analytica/data privacy problems, GDPR preparation (or lack thereof), and buzzworthy tech like blockchain and AI.

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