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Pixel Delivery Best Practices

In our work at Krux, especially with our Data Sentry and Inspector products, we see many different approaches for firing pixels, some good, some not as good. We'd like to see the industry adopt better practices for delivering pixels to end users.First - when I say "pixel", I mean an…

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Storytelling Around Data and Technology

The global advertising industry has evolved in recent years and the ad tech sector is undoubtedly one of the biggest catalysts driving change. Whether you highlight the increasing number of quantitative ad buying teams and the rise of performance media buying, or the growing legion of stat-focused experts tasked with discerning…

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Turning Big Data into Big Analytics

The press has lately been wall to wall with revelations about the emergent ‘data economy.’ True, we have the means to collect a wide variety of data from a variety of consumers in every industry, but that alone isn’t enough to spurn a data ‘revolution.’ Numbers alone are just numbers.…

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Audience Efficiency: Why Overlap Matters

Now we’ve explained the possibilities of "audience efficiency" to drive the highest lift for any target reach (read parts 1, 2 and 3), we ought to explain its limitations. They are borne out of the methodology that has to be used to identify the anonymous interests and intentions shared by…

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The days of the desktop internet are almost over

The days of the desktop internet are almost over.The writing was on the wall back in 2010 when smartphone sales first overtook those of PCs; when Morgan Stanley predicted that mobile search would overtake desktop search by 2013; and when Apple first unveiled the iPad. Since then the trends that…

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Seven Secrets of Highly Successful Vendors

How ad technology vendors capture, monitor and use data can have a tremendous impact on their success. Let’s look at seven practices that can transform a vendor’s data collection processes and business model for the better.1. Invest in Data Operations TalentIn my last blog entry on the metamorphosis of the…

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AdMonsters Vienna Publisher Forum – LIVE BLOG

Welcome one and all to this year’s only Publisher Forum in stunning Vienna.  We have a fantastic lineup this year across three days of insight and peer-to-peer discussions. We’ll be keeping you up to speed as best we can with the live blog so keep an eye right here and…

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Do All Your Cookies Taste the Same?

When considering which data to buy and layer onto campaigns, marketers are becoming lost in a sea of segments. Several data buyers have told me they have access to 50,000 segments. That’s 50 with 3 zeroes. Which cookies should you buy? How can you differentiate one company’s 500 segments from…

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Publishers, It’s 2012 – Time to Increase Your Page Yield

 In this performance-driven medium, the push to increase performance is never-ending. I’ve seen many publishers invest deeply in people, process and technology to increase the revenue a page can yield, independent of the number of times it has been viewed. Today, it’s fairly common to have an internal discipline around…

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