Click fraud currently costs the advertising industry upwards of $6bn a year, according to the US-based Association of National Advertisers, and it’s prevalence in the programmatic media buying sector is regularly cited as a major reason not to invest in such technologies.
Earlier this month, both Shell and Nestle – a company that spends upwards of $3bn a year on advertising – outlined their insistence on quality ad traffic at the IAB UK’s programmatic advertising conference. This comes in close proximity [...]
Tim Faircliff, AOP, chairman, discusses the mechanics of the recently announced premium publisher alliance – or co-op – that is to be powered by AppNexus, which has several of the UK’s tier-one publishers as founding members.
EW: What does the new set-up look like, and what publishers are in the alliance? TF: At launch, the AOP Premium Publisher Alliance will include inventory and audience data from Telegraph Media Group, Time Inc., Haymarket Media Group, Dennis Publishing Ltd, Auto Trader, Future Plc, Sift [...]
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The Association of Online Publishers (AOP) has lifted the lid on its publisher cooperative powered by AppNexus, with several tier-one publishers including Telegraph Media Group, Time Inc, and Bauer Media among the names to sign up to the venture at its inception. A sign that premium publishers see strength in numbers to combat internet players such as Facebook and Google.
The AOP’s publisher ‘alliance’ includes audience targeting data, and inventory from: Telegraph Media Group, Time Inc., Haymarket Media Group, Dennis Publishing [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up the key industry updates on ad tech from around the region – and in this week’s edition: Indonesian JV launches RTB exchange; Singtel offers virtual, augmented reality for ads; Dentsu Isobar acquires Vietnam’s Emerald, sets up investment arm in China; and Mindshare sets up shop in New Zealand.
Indonesian JV launches RTB exchange
Ooredoo Group’s Indosat and Smaato have formed a joint venture to launch the new Indonesia Mobile Exchange (IMX), touted to be [...]
Mobile World Congress has arrived, with the mobile industry’s biggest names all headed off to Barcelona. The event is still largely the domain of ‘legacy’ businesses from the sector. Barring a few exceptions, mobile advertising is a minority interest at the show. ExchangeWire examines efforts to increase the profile of the advertising industry at the show.
The 2015 installment of the event is barely a morning old, and the industry’s largest device manufacturers (Samsung, LG and Huawei) have [...]
Stephan Beringer, Vivaki, CEO has confirmed the company is sending 120 of its US traders to individual agencies within the wider Publicis Groupe fold, in a move signalling the evolution of the entities formerly know as ‘agency trading desks’.
In an interview with Ad Age last week, Beringer said the Publicis outfit is implementing the restructure in the US (the changes are also taking place here in the UK, but no numbers have been [...]
With large-scale publishers increasingly convinced of the benefits of pooling their resources to trade media via premium exchanges and therefore better compete with the likes of Google, ExchangeWire examines some of the issues around transparency and this model.
With the recent emergence that publishers in the UK are poised to introduce a collective advertising exchange into Europe’s biggest programmatic market, ExchangeWire examined the model’s increasing popularity among premium publishers across the continent. In this second instalment of [...]
As premium publishers face growing pressure from scale players such as Facebook and Google, when it comes to advertising budgets, ExchangeWire explores the possibility of them acting collectively.
Under pressure to prove their value to advertisers when up against the scale players of Silicon Valley, premium publishers are increasingly exploring exploring business models where they can prove a point of difference.
Premium publishers in Europe have become proven pioneers in establishing the ‘publisher collective’ – or ‘coalition’ – model whereby they [...]
ExchangeWire explores how brands are leveraging their own intent data, and building advertising businesses of their own.
Asda revealed last month that it was to further monetise its vast swathes of consumer data by allowing suppliers to serve ads to users on its web properties, and further revealed that it was to launch its own ad exchange next year.
The move shines light on one of the most disruptive trends in digital advertising, ExchangeWire examines the strategy of one of the globe’s [...]
The Echo Chamber is a regular column, penned by Ciaran O’Kane, on all things ad tech, mar tech and programmatic
Advertising technology is the blood and guts of content monetisation on the internet. For most, it is unglamorous and bereft of the perceived sexiness of high-level agency machinations – the antithesis to the celebrity-type news cannon fodder that permeates the mainstream trades.
For those actively knee-deep in it, however, we know how essential advertising technology is to making money in digital.
Those companies [...]
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