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2020 TV and Video Advertising Predictions

The increasing shift from linear to digital is rife with challenges—OTT measurement is especially complicated, contributing to ad dollars not exactly following the eyeballs. Plus, tackling the convergence of traditional TV and digital is no easy feat, and there's also no easy answer for complying with CCPA. Yet despite the…

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What Are the Challenges in OTT Measurement?

They say money follows eyeballs. It was certainly true for mobile advertising. Despite OTT’s surging popularity, ad spend on OTT was only projected to reach $2.6 billion in 2019. Compared to linear TV’s $69.2 billion, what advertisers are willing to spend on OTT might seem disproportionate. But to those in-the-know…

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6 Takeaways from AdMonsters PubForum Vancouver 2019

It's true. Those of us working in digital publishing live in turbulent times. However, I came away from Admonsters PubForum Vancouver, August 18-21, feeling encouraged by enough bright spots in our industry to see the road ahead. I was particularly struck by the excitement around new mobile and video opportunities.…

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Customer Experience Key to Streaming Advertising Success

In the war of streaming video, the gap between winners and losers depends on how well a publisher delivers on SVOD's promise—a data-driven business in which content is more personalized and the ad targeting capabilities are better than digital, or even TV. Viewer behavior can tell you what people want…

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Addressable TV: The New Kid in Town

There was a lot of talk at the recent Cannes Lions Festival about addressable TV advertising. What will this mean for decision makers and those entrusted with operations on both the buy and sell side of the business? First: Digesting Alphabet Soup As traditional ad-supported linear television morphs into a…

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Video Programmatic Guaranteed Rises

On a recent panel I moderated with some pretty impressive ad tech representation (if I do say so myself), my panelists were oddly uniform in arguing that programmatic guaranteed for digital video—especially served on connected TV or OTT—is the most exciting emerging transactional platform. Why? Because it's easy, I argue...…

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