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AdMonsters Playbook: Why Publishers Need to Break Down Their First-Party Data Silos

First-party data is widely seen as an avenue for creating successful campaigns, and publishers are keen to develop their first-party offerings. Sharing data internally allows publishers to create and demonstrate highly personalized value exchanges across all channels. Now more than ever, publishers need to fully harmonize their cross-channel experiences with…

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AdMonsters Playbook: Balancing In-App Ad Quality With Revenue

The last 24 months have been stellar for app developers. More users installed more apps, demonstrating that this robust app economy still has plenty of room for growth. But key challenges still remain. App publishers that rely on advertising to monetize their apps struggle to maintain a positive user experience…

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Farewell, Friction: Why Digitized Ad Sales are Mission Critical for Future Revenue Growth

Friction is the enemy of growth — and today's publishers have to mitigate quite a bit of friction in order to breeze through revenue goals, quarter after quarter. There's the natural tension between fulfilling advertisers' (growing) demands and delivering a frictionless content experience for users.  There's friction between different platforms…

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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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AdMonsters Playbook: Mastering the Mobile Web

Mobile monetization strategies are about the bigger picture—a coordinated effort around several distinct digital publishing areas that ensure both better user experience and optimal monetization. Better site performance means increased pageviews, equaling more impressions and ultimately higher revenue. This playbook, created in partnership with Marfeel, will dive into the nuances…

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AdMonsters Playbook: The Identity Connection

As the sunset of the third-party tracking cookie approaches, one of the most promising options—enabling publishers to monetize their audiences and advertisers to address audiences with confidence—is identity or people-based marketing. This playbook, created in partnership with Lotame, dives into identity as a concept and explains the wealth of advantages…

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AdMonsters Playbook: Fill Rate Survey

On the surface, fill rate may seem like a simple enough metric—divide the number of impressions filled by the total number that were potentially available. But in reality, it’s a very difficult calculation to make, particularly with an ever-widening pool of monetization channels. To better understand the role fill rate…

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