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What’s In Your Header? The Industry’s Giant Reset Button

The practice of header bidding has been around for a few years, but only in the last year and change has it become standard practice for publishers. Thanks to a variety of header-related products and services offered by a number of tech vendors, it’s become much easier for header implementations…

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What’s In Your Header? Rapping ’bout Wrappers

For a lot of publishers right now, the only thing better than one header bidding partner is nine or 10 header partners. If they’re getting demand, and if there’s some differentiation between demand sources, there’s no reason to stop plugging in header partners, right?Well, there are a few reasons. One…

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What’s In Your Header? Yield Optimization… Transformed!

As header bidding becomes increasingly commonplace, the initial thrill of ramped-up revenue has started to drop off a bit. That’s not to imply anyone who’s really seeing positive results via header is going to take those results for granted—in fact, almost as soon as header bidding itself became commonplace, so…

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#OPSPOV: Header Bidding Unifies Google Bashing

Here’s an experiment I’m dying to try out: At the next industry event (AdMonsters or other), I want to see how quickly the conversation about header bidding turns into potshots aimed at Google. Based on what I’ve seen lately, my guess is that it’s almost as fast as the response…

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The OPS Are All Right: Highlights From the 2016 Event

“This is not a silver-bullet conference,” said AdMonsters Publisher Rob Beeler in his opening remarks at OPS NY this past June 7. “Does anyone make or use silver bullets anyway?”This was tamed down from my suggestion that any one of the 800 attendees using the term “silver bullet” be flogged…

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Gotta Stay on the Page: Index’s Alex Gardner Opens Up on Header and Server-to-Server Integrations

It’s been a busy few months for Index Exchange. In April, Google announced the exchange as a launch partner as it opened up its Dynamic Allocation server-to-server connection within Doubleclick for Publishers to third-party demand. Then in May, Index and AppNexus announced seamless integrations with each other’s wrappers, pointing toward…

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#OPSPOV: Header Bidding’s Not Dead… Yet

All right, everyone – it was fun while it lasted, but it’s time to admit the party’s over. Like the cops shutting down a suburban rager, Google has shown up to end all of our header bidding fun by opening up Dynamic Allocation to those filthy third-party demand sources. So…

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