Ad Network, AdTech, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, Content Marketing, Demand-Side Platform, , Influencer Marketing, Mobile and Tablet Marketing, Programmatic Ad Buying, , Supply-Side Platform, Virtual Reality

The 2018 Native Advertising Technology Landscape Keeps Getting Bigger and Bigger

As mentioned previously in Everything You Need to Know About Artificial Intelligence and Its Impact on PPC, Native, and Display Advertising, this is a two part series of articles focusing on paid media, artificial intelligence and native advertising. I spent the last several months conducting copious amounts of research in these specific areas which culminated into the publication of two free ebooks. The first, Everything You Need to Know About Marketing Analytics and Artificial Intelligence, was mentioned in the first article. The second rolls out what I uncovered cataloging the 2018 native advertising technology landscape

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AdTech, Demand-Side Platform, Marketing Infographics, Programmatic Ad Buying

How Do Ads.txt and Ads.cert Prevent Advertising Fraud?

In a $25 billion industry, $6 billion in fraud isn’t negligable… it’s a direct threat to the industry.  Those stats come from a survey by the Association of National Advertisers, who partnered with digital security company WhiteOps. The automated selection utilizing programmatic advertising platforms hasn’t helped. If you can program targeting algorithms, you can also program systems to attract the advertising. Borrowing from other industries, like email, IAB Labs developed the Ads.txt specification. Ads.txt hopes to block fraud by creating an index of authorized resellers and publishers. What is Ads.txt? Ads.txt stands for Authorized Digital

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Customer Relationship Management, Data, Demand-Side Platform, Sales Enablement

All-American and CEO Jeremy Bloom Discusses Integrate

Unique amongst his industry peers, CEO Jeremy Bloom had an incredible career as a professional athlete. He’s a Hall-of-Fame inductee, three-time world champion, two-time Olympian and eleven-time World Cup gold medalist. If that’s not enough, Jeremy was an All-American at the University of Colorado and a 5th round draft to the Philadelphia Eagles. He completed his NFL career with the Pittsburgh Steelers. I think I could have spoken to Jeremy for hours, but this was a unique conversation where Jeremy shares how his upbringing and attitude led to his competitive success, entrepreneurial success, and managerial

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AdTech, Analytics & Testing, Big Data, Demand-Side Platform

How Big Data Analytics Have Become Crucial for DSPs

Big data analytics has been a cornerstone to effective marketing schemes and adtech for several years now. With the statistics to back up the idea of big data analytics’ effectiveness, it is an easy pitch to propose within your company, and will probably even make you look good for being the one who recommended it. Big data analytics examines large swaths of data (as the name may imply) and allows examiners to use that data to find patterns, market trends and demographic preferences and user behavior. You then put that data into action by allowing

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AdTech, Demand-Side Platform

3 Areas of Change for Demand-Side Platforms in 2017

It is safe to say that 2016 became the post queries per second (QPS) era for Demand-Side Platforms (DSP) and cross-channel media buying solutions. Whether a DSP can drive visibility of 500,000 impressions/second or 3 million impressions/second, the availability for purchase became less of a competitive differentiator across all cross-channel media buying platforms. Today, most brands assume that DSPs should automatically be integrated with all the main ad-exchanges while delivering cross-channel reach with at least 1 million QPS. At the same time, if a platform is lacking in ad-exchange integrations, companies will compensate by integrating

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