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Surviving in a Complicated Digital Media and Ad Tech Ecosystem

Digital media and advertising is rapidly changing. To survive in this increasingly complicated environment, publishers and advertisers need innovative strategies and technologies to increase their efficiency (and keep revenues afloat) as they look to continue connecting with audiences and also proving the value of those relationships.

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Publishers Navigate the Weight of Heavy Ad Intervention (HAI)

Conversations about the impact of heavy ads on load times and the end-user experience are nothing new to the digital publishing industry. Still, many in the business were caught off guard in Fall 2020 when Google Chrome launched Heavy Ad Intervention (HAI) to identify and block ads from the Chrome…

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Advertising Industry Learning and Professional Development

Webinar Replay: The Login Play

Privacy regulations; the crumbling third-party cookie; a general need to diversify revenue streams. These are just some of the factors driving publishers to better—and directly—engage with consumers. And a key tool helping publishers connect is an old favorite—logins. But although they may seem straightforward, logins and the strategies around them…

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Ad Blockers Are Good for Pubs… Wait, What?

We're sure your eyebrows jumped at the title of a recent report by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the City University of Hong Kong: "Ad blockers may benefit websites, users, and the market at large." Well, your brows might relocate past your scalp when you read some of the…

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What Is Footer Bidding?

The more header bidding adapters you add, the more bids you get and the more money you might make. But, the more requests you make, the more your user experience suffers. Enter Footer Bidding. The idea is simple: Don’t call any ad requests until the page has fully loaded. Instead…

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Webinar Replay: The Revenue Boost You Could Use Right Now

Ad-blocking users are too often written off as “lost traffic” when studies show they can help revenue efforts when given the right incentives—anything from less intrusive advertising to the ability to pay cash for content. Considering ad-blocking users can average 15% of traffic, that’s potential revenue you should start capturing…

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