Is Google Mirroring its Consumer Strategy With its Business Customers, Favouring its Own Products Over Those Provided by Third Parties?
Last week (August 6) Google announced that they will no longer support YouTube buying via the DoubleClick Ad Exchange. Marketers looking to buy YouTube inventory will have access to it via the YouTube ad sales team, or other Google platforms – DoubleClick Bid Manager or AdWords. In other words, no other DSP will be able to buy TrueView inventory programmatically.
In a blog post Google’s Neal Mohan, VP, display & video advertising says that [...]
The IAB run a number of Trading Councils, covering a multitude of industry sectors, including ad ops, video, search, social, and display marketing. Council delegates are all senior executives who appreciate that the industry won’t mature without cohesion enabling progress to be made on projects. IAB Councils are seen as the voice of the industry. In this post, James Prudhomme, managing director EMEA for Index Exchange, (pictured left) offers his perspective on the Read more
Pixalate Sets New Standard for Programmatic Advertising Quality; the Ever-Increasing Mobile Opportunity
ExchangeWire Research’s weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world, with additional insight provided by Rebecca Muir, ExchangeWire, head of research and analysis. In this week’s edition: Pixalate sets new standard for programmatic advertising quality; the ever-increasing mobile opportunity; and Acxiom’s quest to use big data to fortify little data.
New findings from Pixalate reveal that 70% of sellers have been exposed to malware-driven ad fraud
Pixalate, Inc., the leading data intelligence platform, this week released its April 2015 Global [...]
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This year’s Ad Trader Conference, hosted in Berlin, is entering its second half, where the leading luminaries of the digital media industry in Germany gather to discuss accelerating the nascent programmatic media trading sector here. And the message from the stage was clear: ‘Clean up your act!’
“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.”
Charles Darwin (1809-1882) Change is uncomfortable, unfamiliar and not without pain but the result is usually pretty positive. As an adaptable species, you’d have thought we’d have learnt that by now and embraced change at every opportunity.
However, Charles Darwin’s quote is very [...]
Yi Shi CEO & Founder, Avazu Inc, Talks About The Company's Private Exchange Business And DSP Solution, Moving Into China & Poor Localisation From Ad Tech Vendors
Mr. Yi Shi who is both CEO & Founder of Avazu Inc on Avazu’s offering as a display advertising company, with a private exchange business and a priority DSP – and why they have chosen to move into China. He discusses the challenges within the Chinese marketplace, how Chinese publishers are accustomed to selling their inventory and ad placements for a fixed price per month or per year. Shi points to localisation as the key reason why western [...]
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James Zipeure, Chief Operating Officer, VeNA (Video and Entertainment Network Asia), On APAC's Growth In Video & Social Gaming Being One Of The Most Significant Regions Globally, Maximising Inventory Revenue & Embracing The Evolving Online Advertising Landscape
James Zipeure, Chief Operating Officer for VeNA (Video and Entertainment Network Asia) on how video and social gaming % growth in some APAC markets is outstripping all other digital channels. He talks about how VeNA’s business model actively embraces the evolving landscape allowing growth through both traditional sales and platform based channels. He also discusses the opportunity to harness new revenue channels like content development directly with publishers and advertisers.
Can you give an overview of VeNA, its offering [...]
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Wout Van Damme CEO, Funbox, On Being A Multi-Channel Performance Trading Desk, Reducing Advertiser’s Media Buying Risk & How TV Advertising Will Be Sold In An Auction Environment
Wout Van Damme is the CEO of Funbox, a multi-channel performance trading desk and here he talks about the Funbox offering of a performance based media buying service across display, mobile, video, social, search and affiliate channels. He discusses how being platform agnostic allows continuous innovation, the ability to split test across exchanges and DSPs for the most effective inventory source and how advertisers work with them on a CPC, CPL, revenue share or CPW (Cost-Per-Whatever) basis.
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James Simmons, MATCH Media Director, On Being Australia's Largest Privately Owned Media Agency, Setting-up An Ad Trading Desk, The Art Of Advertising & How Ad Networks Need To Adapt Or Die
James Simmons, MATCH Media’s Director, talks about how being Australia’s largest privately-owned media agency allows unbiased media buying as part of their media strategy for clients. He also stresses while there’s been a shift from traditional media buying skills of negotiation to a more scientific approach, we must not forget the art of advertising.
Simmons goes on to provide an insightful overview on how the ecosystem evolution will impact agencies and ad networks while highlighting the many opportunities for publishers in [...]
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Alex Littlejohn, President APAC, Adconion Media Group Discusses DDPs, Ad Networks And The Importance Of The Service Layer In APAC
Alex Littlejohn is President APAC of Adconion Media Group. Here he discusses how their recent restructure meant the launch of Joost and Adconion Direct – its digital distribution platforms (DDPs). He also talks about how automation has brought innovation to the ecosystem and stresses that the importance of the service layer is still key.
Can you give an overview of the Adconion Media Group and it’s offering in Australia and across the APAC region?
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