Ad Tech

  • Header bidding: What marketers need to know

    … is the most important advancement in ad tech since the introduction of real-time bidding. In the early days of RTB, publishers were hesitant to adopt it. They feared it would cannibalize their direct sales or introduce downward pricing pressure, which impeded the adoption of programmatic ad technology. As a result, marketers only had programmatic access…

    Ratko Vidakovic/ Marketing Landin Display- 30 readers -
  • Street Culture: inMarket Retains a ‘Startup Mentality’ as It Scales Up

    … Todd Dipaola is a scientist, but right now, he’s making money in ad tech. Dipaola is the CEO and founder of mobile proximity advertising platform inMarket, and his left-brain “test everything” mentality is helping push the company toward success. Advertising is inherently creative, says Dave Heinzinger, inMarket’s vice president…

    Street Fight- 44 readers -
  • Snap Inc. Takes Flite (Report)

    … Snapchat parent Snap Inc. acquired ad-tech company Flite, “multiple sources” told Kurt Wagner of Recode. Wagner reported that the deal is an acqui-hire, meaning that Snap Inc. was more focused on the Flite team than on its technology. According to Wagner, Flite focuses on content creation, such as tools that enable brands to create digital ads, 360-degree video ads and vertical video ads optimized for mobile. Readers: What are your thoughts on this acquisition by Snap Inc.? …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 11 readers -
  • Instagram Partner Program Adds Media Buying Specialty

    … Instagram announced the addition of a media buying specialty to its Instagram Partner Program, joining ad tech, community management and content marketing. SocialCode and Resolution Media are Instagram’s initial expert partners in the media buying specialty, which is currently available only in the U.S., with plans to expand it to other…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Content- 20 readers -
  • How to protect yourself against ad fraud

    … We have come a long way in our examination of online ad fraud. So far, we have learned: what ad fraud looks like, why it exists and who should be responsible for stopping it. Today, we are going to learn about the practical matter of protecting yourself, as a marketer, against ad fraud. In a perfect world, fraudulent inventory would never make…

    Ratko Vidakovic/ Marketing Landin Display How To's- 19 readers -
  • Who Should Be Responsible For Stopping Programmatic Ad Fraud?

    … that their inventory is clean. The Role Of Supply-Side Platforms Once we move from the publishers to the ad tech players, things get a little tricky. This is where many people get tripped up, so bear with me as I explain. Back in the day, we had ad networks. Ad networks worked with both publishers and advertisers. By doing so, they were able to manually…

    Ratko Vidakovic/ Marketing Landin Display- 37 readers -
  • The Marketing Automation Mandate

    … barriers and making advanced tools directly accessible to users. Technology in the ad tech space is following a similar course. Over the past few years, dozens of companies have built solutions to help scale digital advertising. From programmatic buying platforms to more powerful DMP and marketing cloud suites, new solutions are evolving and being…

    Relevance- 20 readers -
  • 5 Tools for Display Ad Creation and Distribution

    … Programmatic-driven ad spend is expected to reach $14.2 billion worldwide this year, according to Magna Global, accounting for nearly one-third of all display media. However, research by AppNexus indicates 97 percent of programmatic campaigns still lack targeted creative for individual audience segments. Combining high-quality creative…

    Stephanie Miles/ Street Fightin Display- 16 readers -
  • 6 Ways SMBs Can Take Better Advantage of Programmatic Ad Buying

    … the current state of the industry, I find it hard to recommend self-service tech platforms for SMBs. Would you go to a self-service dentistry clinic? I didn’t think so.” (Yariv Drori, MultiView) 5. Reach customers in close proximity to competitors. “Across media in ad exchanges, about half of mobile inventory is location-aware. GPS information…

    Stephanie Miles/ Street Fight- 15 readers -
  • Dealmakers: Growth Hacking with Sales Automation Technology

    …, pouring money into and acquiring companies that facilitate sales and marketing automation at the local level. Marketing automation that integrates with CRM and auto-dialers and is easily scored and translated into action-based analytics is capturing investment dollars in 2015. According to VentureBeat’s Q3 Marketing Tech Funding Landscape…

    Street Fight- 29 readers -
  • Why Programmatic Advertising Fraud Exists

    … a strong position from Mr. Thompson, I’m not sure I agree that programmatic is a dead end, but I do agree with the latter sentiment around incentives. What Thompson is referring to here is that in programmatic advertising, and ad tech in general, almost everyone makes their money on volume and transactions. In other words, the age-old CPM pricing model…

    Ratko Vidakovic/ Marketing Landin Display- 28 readers -
  • 5 Tools Local Merchants Can Use to Segment In-Store Visitors

    … 5 Tools Local Merchants Can Use to Segment In-Store Visitors November 5, 2015 by Stephanie Miles Leave a Comment Filed Under: Features Loyal customers are incredibly valuable to local merchants, and not just for the reasons you might expect. Repeat customers spend an average of 33 percent more on each trip than first-time visitors…

    Stephanie Miles/ Street Fight- 23 readers -
  • Zenchef CEO: The Restaurant Tech Sector Is Booming

    … French company Zenchef, which offers an all-in-one marketing solution for restaurants, has taken on the challenge of uniting thousands of European eateries on one platform. With 2,500 customers in France, Spain, and the UK, and plans to expand to Germany, Italy, Portugal, and Turkey in 2016, co-founder and CEO Xavier Zeitoun and his team…

    Street Fightin EMail- 21 readers -
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