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Publishers Should Experiment With Timeouts to Bring in Higher Bids

Producing the highest bid from demand sources ultimately leads to increased latency, given the amount of time it takes for multiple auctions to take place at once. A recent report from MonetizeMore shows exactly how publishers who set aggressive timeouts—around 500-600ms—to improve page loads end up missing out on the…

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Monetizing Podcasts: A Q&A With NPR’s Brett Robinson

NPR's Serial is widely considered where the podcast trend hit its stride. No surprise then that the NPR team are also on the forefront of podcast monetization. Senior Director of Ad Operations Brett Robinson dives into the challenges his team worked through in building up their program as well as…

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The Next Stage of Social Strategy: A Q&A With Claudia Page of Dailymotion (Part 3)

Here's the conclusion of this three-part interview series with Claudia Page, Dailymotion's VP, Product and Partner Development. Claudia tells Gavin Dunaway that publishers will always need larger platforms to drive traffic to their O&Os. But when pubs look to these platforms, they need not only the traffic, but opportunities to…

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The Next Stage of Social Strategy: A Q&A With Claudia Page of Dailymotion (Part 1)

Facebook's algorithm changes (and public statements) have publishers scrambling to retool the way the platform fits with their business strategy. But let's not panic yet: Claudia Page, Dailymotion's VP, Product and Partner Development, tells Gavin Dunaway about how the industry has been down some similar paths already, and how Facebook's…

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Ads.txt Adoption Passes 50%, Content Recommendation Deals Evolving

Survey Says: Ads.txt Adopted by Over Half of U.S. Publishers OpenX ran an audit on the comScore top 1,000 publishers in the U.S., and found that over 50% had adopted ads.txt. It feels like we were just saying, “Ads.txt is something that should happen in order to clean up the…

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Targeting Consent Is a Publisher/Vendor Team Effort

Retargeting companies were in the industry trade headlines last week, as a couple of the leading retargeters had made efforts to allow users to opt into having their data collected. There are a few timely issues these companies are trying to address—Apple’s limits on the amount of time it’s acceptable…

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The Native Chronicles: Mobile Referendum

This is the third article in the Native Chronicles series, brought to you with the support of TripleLift. Read the first article on the "creative revival," and the second on flexibility and A/B testing.   For a long time, you could not go to a conference on advertising technology without hearing mention of…

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