Ad Tech

  • Header bidding: What marketers need to know

    … In previous articles, we navigated the digital display advertising “stack,” starting with direct orders, programmatic direct, private marketplaces and the open RTB (real-time bidding) auction. Since writing that series, a new ad technology known as “header bidding” has grown in adoption by publishers. Because of its transformative impact…

    Ratko Vidakovic/ Marketing Landin Display- 33 readers -
  • Street Culture: inMarket Retains a ‘Startup Mentality’ as It Scales Up

    … tests.” inMarket does measure the company’s culture, holding frequent feedback sessions with employees about what it needs to improve. Heinzinger has been with inMarket since the beginning, helping the company launch in 2010. Since then, its growth has accelerated and inMarket now employs about 60 people, a 100% increase over this time last year…

    Street Fight- 45 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- 22 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- 23 readers -
  • Who Should Be Responsible For Stopping Programmatic Ad Fraud?

    … fraud-detection technology. This produces rich reporting on questionable traffic that we block (pre-bid) from future campaigns. Our team routinely reviews this data and blocks sources with excessive non-human traffic. There are other tools and processes we use, but I don’t want to disclose these for fear of tipping off fraudsters. Unfortunately…

    Ratko Vidakovic/ Marketing Landin Display- 39 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- 23 readers -
  • 5 Tools for Display Ad Creation and Distribution

    …, in an effort to improve the ROI for programmatic campaigns. Here are five tools for display ad creation and distribution. 1. PaperG: Collaborate with professionals on large quantities of high-quality ads. Using PaperG’s creative management platform, publishers and agencies can customize, collaborate on, and learn from their display ad creatives…

    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- 16 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

    … to a tremendous amount of ad fraud, whether it’s non-human traffic or just low-cost human traffic that is arbitraged: CPM is what drives all of it. Since CPM incentivizes and rewards scale, many publishers pursue scale by any means necessary, including questionable traffic acquisition, which deteriorates the quality of the ad tech ecosystem…

    Ratko Vidakovic/ Marketing Landin Display- 30 readers -
  • 5 Tools Local Merchants Can Use to Segment In-Store Visitors

    … ultimately help merchants better target the customers who visit their establishments most frequently. Troglo’s entry level subscription costs $32 per month. 4. Roximity: Predict how segmented in-store audiences will respond to new campaigns. Roximity is a full-service beacon and “micro-location” solution that merchants can use to better engage…

    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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