Mike Harty, PowerLinks, co-founder, and ExchangeWire columnist, examines the latest IAB ad spend figures and the history of programmatic advertising, to demonstrate how publishers are leveraging native advertising to re-address the power dynamic between the buy- and the sell-side.
Earlier this month, the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) released figures demonstrating that advertisers’ spend on content and native advertising formats topped the half-a-billion pound mark (£509m) in the UK during the last calendar year. This represents a pivotal moment in the evolution [...]
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ATS Paris is only two weeks away, where luminaries from the French market will meet to discuss some of the key challenges facing them in the year ahead. ExchangeWire peruses the agenda and highlights some of the key topics of debate, including: programmatic trading models; the dynamism of France’s video space in Europe; plus what the future holds for publisher consortia. ATS Paris takes place on 22 April, and the agenda for the event is now live, with three [...]
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The emergence of publisher consortia was underlined in recent weeks as UK publishers began to band together en masse. A month ahead of ATS Paris, ExchangeWire examines the French market, where publishers there were early to adopt this approach, exploring the intricacies of the co-op offering, and asks if it makes sense to have dual offerings in a single market?
Premium publishers the world over are under pressure to retain ad spend, particularly when they come up against the hugely scaled [...]
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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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AppNexus has confirmed its purchase of publisher forecasting and programmatic-direct company Yieldex, in a deal rumored to be valued at $100m, as the ad tech firm continues its acquisition spree, and prepares for the rise of programmatic-direct.
The integration of Yieldex into the AppNexus platform supports the ad tech company’s vision of offering an integrated, full-stack publisher solution – this deal comes just five months after AppNexus bought Open AdStream (OAS) from WPP – and also positions the company to create [...]
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The ad tech industry has become increasingly fragmented and has lost its focus of consumers over its failure to execute a cohesive user experience. It also needs to improve communication to achieve better transparency and build trust.
These were among the range of issues discussed at the Programmatic Summit held in Sydney this week, where keynote and panel speakers touched on opportunities and challenges facing the industry today; including the [...]
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Emarketer Predicts Huge Growth In Programmatic - But Are Buyers & Sellers Really Ready For The Shift?
A sharp rise in marketers’ willingness to buy mobile ad formats, plus media owners’ increased willingness to experiment with a wider range of auction models will spur the US programmatic advertising sector to double in value between this year and 2016, when it will be worth $20.41bn.
The figures were published recently in an eMarketer report that values the US ad tech sector at $10.1bn, up 137%, from last year, accounting [...]
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The decline of free marketing opportunities on social media and search engines, plus the growing rivalry between Facebook and Google, as well as an increased demand for cross-screen ad campaigns are all spurring the programmatic display ad sector, according to ExchangeWire sources.
The IAB last week published figures valuing the UK’s digital advertising market at £3.5bn in the first six months of the year (an increase of 16.6% year-on-year), and in the first of a two-part look at indsutry dynamics driving [...]
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Publicis Groupe has kicked off its Advertising Week, New York, activity announcing a six-year tie-up with AOL that will see the ad tech firm provide programmatic video and linear TV services to the France-based advertising behemoth, building on its Adobe deal announced earlier this month.
The announcement comes as programmatic technology is poised to take centre stage at Advertising Week, New York, and media reports claiming that AOL and Yahoo are being encouraged to merge by sections of the [...]
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The results of Adform’s RTB Trend Report, Europe, Q2, 2014 point to a certain future: digital media acquisition will centre almost exclusively on programmatic trading. Martin Stockfleth Larsen, Adform CMO, reflects on how quickly this is happening, and points out some of the key trends evident in the data.
Private marketplaces attract premium advertisers and reward publishers
Data from the Adform RTB Trend Report, Europe, Q2, 2014, reveals that it [...]
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