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Weekly News Roundup: Expect Fewer CPG Dollars, Ad Tech Tax Exposed, Marketers Mixed on Duopoly

A World Without CPG Spend? Okay, maybe we shouldn't be bracing for a world without CPGs dollars, but maybe we should be ready for a substantial reduction in their digital spending. Procter & Gamble famously slashed its digital ad spend by $100 million earlier this year and cut off the…

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The Native Chronicles: Creative Revival

The first banner ad is both a thing of legend and of infamy. The latter because it launched a revolution of skyscrapers, page takeovers, interstitials, animated Flash units and other interruptive contrivances that users have learned to loathe. But the first banner ad—a spot for AT&T on Wired.com in 1994—is…

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Weekly News Roundup: Google Delivers Insights to Pubs, Rupert Murdoch’s Duopoly-Fighting Precedent, More

Google Delivers Insights Engine to Pubs Google announced it’s releasing a suite of tools to give its DoubleClick publisher clients audience and performance insights. It’s called the Insights Engine Project, and it’s angled to give publishers a view of performance similar to what the company gives advertisers when they target…

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REPLAY—AdMonsters Webinar: Clear Visions For Direct-Sold Reporting

For years, the digital advertising world was entranced by the potential of increasing automation, but now the pendulum is swinging back toward that human touch in ad deals. That means publishers need to revisit the best ways to manage direct-sold campaigns in a complex contemporary digital paradigm. Campaign reporting is…

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The Places Viewability Can Go: Dynamic Ad Serving and Selling on Engagement

Let’s admit that the majority of headaches when it comes to viewability revolve around the fact that in campaigns it’s measured ex post facto. The ad is served and then the viewability pixels start counting—but the buy and sell side pixels load at different times, causing discrepancies aplenty. Doesn’t that…

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Begin Pondering ‘Begin-to-Render’ Impression Counting

The rendered ad future just got a bit more nuanced following proposals for new measurement standards from the IAB and MRC.During the Austin Publisher Forum in August 2016, a swath of ops professionals gathered for a breakout on an issue that was only beginning to breach the surface. Discrepancies were…

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