Demand-Side Platform

A demand-side platform (DSP) is a system that allows buyers of digital advertising inventory to manage multiple ad exchange and data exchange accounts through one interface. Real-time bidding for displaying online ads takes place within the ad exchanges, and by utilizing a DSP, marketers can manage their bids for the banners and the pricing for the data that they are layering on to target their audiences. Much like Paid Search, using DSPs allows users to optimize based on set Key Performance Indicators such as effective Cost per Click (eCPC), and effective Cost per Action (eCPA).
Posts about Demand-Side Platform
    • What is a Demand-Side Platform (DSP)?

      While there are quite a few ad networks where advertisers can buy campaigns and manage their campaigns, demand-side platforms (DSPs) – sometimes referred to as buy-side platforms – are much more sophisticated and provide a much wider array of tools to target, place real-time bids, track, retarget, and further optimize their ad placements.

      Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 16 readers -
  • Google’s impending data platform restrictions raise concerns

    … Google is planning to prohibit data-management platforms (DMPs) from operating on its widely distributed ad network, raising concerns from some marketers and agencies that it is constricting which ad tech tools they can use. At the end of March, Google will start enforcing a pre-existing policy that will prohibit certain DMPs from firing…

    John Mcdermott/ Digiday- 18 readers -
  • With New Dashboards, Factual Puts A Face On Its Data

    … Factual is making a bigger push into the media business. The data company has released a new self-service tool to allow agencies, publishers and demand-side platforms to segment and build audiences using the company’s location analytics toolset. Last year, the firm entered the mobile ad fray with two new products. A geo-fencing API called…

    Steven Jacobs/ Street Fightin Mobile- 8 readers -
  • 5 things we learned about Facebook in 2014

    … brand that doubles as a holding company for numerous sub-brands. If it can’t buy ’em, it will copy ’em. When Facebook was either unwilling or unable to purchase certain digital media entities, it simply tried to co-opt their popularity. In February, it released Paper, a mobile news reading app similar to Flipboard. Snapchat famously turned down…

    John Mcdermott/ Digidayin Social- 15 readers -
  • Navigating The Modern Ad Serving Stack, Part 1: Direct Orders

    …, on the publisher’s ad server. If these conditions are not both met, it is not a direct order. It’s most likely that the impressions are coming from a third party, like an ad network or demand-side platform, who either have their own direct orders or are piggybacking off someone else (e.g., an exchange). Direct orders are especially useful for negotiating…

    Ratko Vidakovic/ Marketing Landin Display- 23 readers -
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