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  • Smaato CEO: ‘Location Tells Much More About a User Than Anything Else’

    … Founded in 2005, San Francisco-based Smaato provides a platform for mobile app publishers to monetize their operations through in-app marketing. In July, the company rolled out a demand-side platform that helps companies such as Yahoo, AOL, and Google choose which traffic they want to buy from ads. Street Fight caught up with the company’s CEO…

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  • How ‘Moment-based’ Targeting Will Impact Local Advertising

    … Almost everything about digital advertising has changed over the past five years, especially for local advertisers. The type of media we buy, how we buy it, what types of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) we look at and the strategies we put in place to hit those KPIs. Looking at these changes at a high level, one overarching trend that touches…

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  • Rover’s New Location-Based Mobile Marketing Platform Focuses on ‘Experiences’

    … Rover, a location-based mobile marketing company, launched a platform this morning that provides marketers with the tools to create and manage location-based advertising campaigns and experiences — with the aim of using data to bolster user engagement. The platform looks like a dashboard containing a number of apps that encompass the various…

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  • Targeted Ads Can Miss Targets — But They Still Keep Coming

    … How “targeted” is targeted advertising? Let me take you on my recent not-quite-scientific investigation looking for answers. I started my recent quest after receiving a bombardment of misdirected display ads on my laptop for A1 U Store It facilities, including, in particular, the one on Watson Road in St. Louis. I live in Charleston, S.C…

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  • xAd Unveils Location Intelligence Platform for Brick-and-Mortar Businesses

    … xAd, a New York-based company that leverages location data to help marketers understand how best to court consumers, announced a new tool called MarketPlace Discovery on Wednesday. The platform will provide brands with insights about where consumers active in their industries are shopping. The release builds on xAd’s previous work to provide…

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  • Why Location Was a Dominant Theme at This Year’s Google I/O

    … Google I/O, Google’s annual developer conference, took place last week, and there were some game-changing updates about how brands and app owners will be able to connect with users and deliver more relevant mobile experiences. With seven sessions devoted exclusively to context-aware and proximity-based mobile interactions, it’s safe to say…

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  • Ad Tech, Local Media and the 2016 Political Campaign

    … in mere milliseconds thanks to programmatic technology. Now that local inventory has joined this channel, political camps have the ability to execute local campaigns on a massive scale, making this inventory even more critical to their overall strategies. As programmatic and local media continue to overlap, we’ll see increased relevancy around this inventory, particularly for political campaigns. Andrea Duggan is vice president, media sales at Gamut, smart media from Cox. …

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  • PerfectBanner: Testing, Optimization, and Automation for Banner Ads

    …, adzerk, Affiliator, appnexus, atlas by Facebook, bidtheatre, choozle, criteo, cxense, DataXu, Delta Projects, dime DSP, Double.net, Doubleclick by Google, egass, engage BDR, epom, EroAdvertising, exoClick, Flurry, HasOffers, Mads, MediaMath, mopub, myaffiliates, NetRefer, OpenX, Perfect Audience, Pointroll, Rakuten Marketing, ReachLocal, Revive, Sitescout, Sizmek, Smart Ad Server, SpecificMedia, theTradeDesk, Tradedoubler, TradeTracker, TrafficForce, Undertone, Voluum, Xaxis, and Zedo (with more coming). © 2015 DK New Media. …

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  • Geofencing at Events: How to Reach Potential Customers Live and On-Site

    … when users pass a booth or provide indoor navigation with sponsored messages at certain times opens up a range of new opportunities for marketers, but Jonathan Poston, mobile app marketer for content marketing firm Yiveo, stresses that marketers must keep in mind how this type of promotion is distinct from other digital marketing. “Email or social…

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  • Why Selling to Partners and Resellers Is Never a Straight Path

    … Working as a business development director in the digital media space — selling to resellers and partners — is one of the more challenging roles a salesperson can take on. Prior to joining a SaaS company, I worked in a consulting role at BIA/Kelsey where I was connecting digital product companies with reseller channels. My perception was that ad…

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  • Brands and Master Storytellers

    … Hey, hey, ad:tech friends. First, thanks for hanging with us during this conference! I’ve made so many new friends and I hope you’ve found the liveblogging coverage useful, or at least entertaining. We’re going to wrap up our time at ad:tech talking about brands as storytellers, which somehow seems very appropriate. I have been waiting…

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  • Marketing Automation

    … We’re back in action! Software and platforms are coming to market giving marketers new tools to move the consumer along the buying path while reducing manual processes and tasks. We know this, we’ve heard about the platforms and maybe we’ve even started using them. But now we’re going to learn to do it better. Or, at least that’s the intent…

    Lisa Barone/ Overit- 14 readers -
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