Why GDPR Is Good for Digital Advertising

A broad legislative mandate called the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, came into effect May 25th. The deadline had many digital advertising players scrambling and many more worried. GDPR will exact a toll and it will bring about change, but it’s change digital marketers should welcome, not fear. Here’s why: End Of Pixel/Cookie-Based Model Is Good For The Industry The reality is that this was long overdue. Companies have been dragging their feet, and

Are Programmatic Advertising Buys Killing Your Reputation?

Monetizing a publication isn’t quite as easy as it looks. Take a close look at any major publication and you’ll find half a dozen different annoyances that practically beg readers to go away. And they often do. However, monetization is a necessary evil. Like it or not, I have to pay the bills around here so I need to balance sponsorships and advertisements carefully. One area that we wanted to improve monetization was in our

Adobe Digital Insights: The State of the Digital Union 2017

Adobe Digital Insights has put together a beautiful infographic (would we expect anything different?) on the State of the Digital Union – focused on digital advertising and associated consumer expectations. Perhaps my favorite thing about this infographic is that they really took mounds of data and paired it down to a select number of observations and conclusions: Ad Costs are Rising – as more mainstream advertisers turn to digital, the demand for ad space and