Last Week Today: Monetizing Video, Mobile Location Data, and Ad Blocking for Advertisers

Posted by 33Across on Apr 3, 2017 8:34:00 AM

What's the buzz around the office this week? Brands choose themselves over scale and revenue, Facebook now offers header bidding, and how video measurement may need some old school approaches. 
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Topics: ad blocking, header bidding, facebook, video advertising, programmatic advertising

Last Week Today: Snapchat's IPO, Creative Data, and Video Header Bidding [3/6/17]

Posted by 33Across on Mar 6, 2017 7:44:00 AM

What's the buzz around the office this week? What in store for SnapChat now that it's gone public, creating the perfect campaign with data and creative; and some points to consider when it comes to video header bidding.
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Topics: ad blocking, header bidding, snapchat, publishers, programmatic creative

Digiday Publishing Summit Europe: The Power of Publishers

Posted by Yuri Burka on Feb 28, 2017 11:31:46 AM

Last week in Lisbon, leading publishers across Europe and abroad gathered for the first Digiday Publishing Summit Europe of 2017.  As expected header bidding, ad blocking, and the “Google/Facebook duopoly” were amongst the dominant topics. Witnessing the growing urge within the publishing community to have a collective voice against these two forces as well as other issues publishers face was both striking and empowering. Below are a few of my takeaways from the event.

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Topics: ad blocking, header bidding, publishers, data, digiday

Last Week Today: Ad Blocking, Facebook, and 'fat' ads  [2/28/17]

Posted by 33Across on Feb 27, 2017 7:48:00 AM

What's the buzz around the office this week? A publisher convinced it's users to stop blocking ads, Facebook reveals their plans for 2017, and publishers take action against large ad sizes.
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Topics: ad blocking, publishers, facebook, monetization, advertisers

Last Week Today [12/12/16]

Posted by Erica Roane on Dec 12, 2016 3:02:53 PM


What's the buzz around the office this week? Publishers may need to connect more with users to discourage ad blocking, the benefits of programmatic taking over media buying and, solving the conversion problem between mobile and desktop .
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Topics: programmatic, ad blocking, cross-device

Digiday Publishing Summit Europe: Innovation is Key

Posted by Yuri Burka on Nov 5, 2016 1:27:49 PM

Last week, leading publishers from Europe and abroad gathered in Nice for Digiday Publishing Summit Europe. Header bidding, ad blocking, and audience building were among key topics discussed throughout the three day event.  I learned of the challenges and pain points that publishers throughout the EU face. I also witnessed the value that European publishers have for both their advertisers and viewers. Here are my takeaways from the event.

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Topics: ad blocking, header bidding, publishers

Last Week Today [10/11/16]

Posted by Erica Roane on Oct 11, 2016 8:30:00 AM

 

What's the buzz around the office this week? Investors are making considerations when investing in ad tech, engagement could be the missing link to prevent ad blocking, and new considerations are added to viewability. 

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Topics: programmatic, ad blocking, publishers, viewability

Last Week Today [8/15/16]

Posted by Erica Roane on Aug 15, 2016 8:30:00 AM

 

 

What's the buzz around the office this week? Facebook makes a bold move towards ad blockers, programmatic advertising experiences triple-digit growth in Q2 and marketers should consider providingt the same transparency they demand of their partners. 

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Topics: ad blocking, publishers, facebook, programmatic advertising, buyers

Last Week Today [8/8/16]

Posted by Erica Roane on Aug 8, 2016 8:30:00 AM

 

 

What's the buzz around the office this week? LinkedIn boosts their programmatic efforts in the APAC. For some SSPs, header bidding becomes too competitive  and when it comes to ad blocking, publishers have more control than they may think. 

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Topics: ad blocking, header bidding, publishers, programmatic advertising, buyers

Last Week Today [7/25/16]

Posted by Erica Roane on Jul 25, 2016 8:30:00 AM

 

 

What's the buzz around the office this week? A publisher develops a clever way to address the issue of ad blocking, strategically managing header-bidding could benefit publishers and Google steps up their native advertising game for both advertisers and publishers.

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Topics: programmatic, ad blocking, header bidding, native advertising