Programmatic Advertising

5 Campaign Objectives for Effective Programmatic Advertising
February 19, 2020 at 10:43 am

Starting with an objective is the first step towards campaign design and success. Yet we continue to see agency clients and brand partners alike approach their programmatic advertising budgets without clear objectives. Here are five to consider before you launch your next campaign.

10 Keys to Digital Success in 2020 (Part 2)
February 12, 2020 at 12:16 pm

There are 10 key fundamentals that I believe every publisher must execute on this year to take their digital business to the next level. I covered the first five keys in my previous article, 10 Keys to Digital Success in 2020 (Part 1). In this second part, I cover the remaining five – including what…

3 Publishers on Data Regulation, Cookie Blocking & the New Age of Consumer Privacy
January 22, 2020 at 3:37 pm

Data protection laws and privacy-minded browser updates are forcing publishers to rethink their digital business strategies. At Publishing Executive’s FUSE Media Summit in November, media execs from Northstar Travel Group, Annex Business Media, and Granite Media discussed how their organizations are adapting for success.

Media Pitch: Beachfront Simplifies Cross-Screen Video Advertising
December 31, 2019 at 2:16 pm

Advertisers are banking on digital video to target their desired audiences. In 2019, nearly 60% increased their ad spend on advanced TV – including video on demand (VOD) and connected TV (OTT) – according to an IAB Video Advertising Spend Report. As media companies fight for ad dollars in the so-called Streaming Wars, however, they…

The Top 12 Publishing Executive Stories of 2019
December 17, 2019 at 12:15 pm

In 2019, publishers fought shrinking ad revenue with diversified business models. Many focused on digital subscriptions, while others ramped up events, ecommerce, and other lines of revenue. And of course, user privacy moves impacted everyone and put an even greater premium on publishers' first-party data. Some notable changes and continued trends: Browsers cracked down on…

Direct Supply Paths Are Becoming Standard Practice in Programmatic
December 12, 2019 at 8:55 am

In programmatic, the advertising industry has lost the value of direct relationships. The rapid expansion of the ecosystem resulted in a chaotic web of platforms and providers, with countless intermediaries between the brands who buy ad space and the publishers who sell it. This paved the way for inefficiency, a lack of transparency, and the…

5 WordPress Trends Publishers Should Keep in Mind for 2020
November 25, 2019 at 11:19 am

2020 is just around the corner. After a roller-coaster year of dynamic shifts in social networks and shaky new Google SEO updates, it’s time to take a short break to focus on what the new year will bring to the publishing landscape. While the latest moves in technology are still revolutionizing the space on a…

5 Monetization Tips for Small and Mid-Tier Publishers
October 22, 2019 at 12:47 pm

Small- to mid-tier publishers have faced the same conundrum for years: As print has become increasingly obsolete and juggernauts Google, Amazon, and Facebook now lay claim to nearly 70% of digital advertising revenue, how can they best monetize the online experience? Even large-scale publishers haven’t solved this, with some laying off 10% to 20% of staff…

FUSE Media Summit Q&A: What Will Attendees Experience in 2019?
October 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

Publishing Executive's senior editor, Leah Wynalek, and brand director, Matt Steinmetz, discuss the upcoming FUSE Media Summit in this brief video Q&A. Watch to learn what the FUSE experience is like, how you can qualify to attend for free, and what topics we'll cover in this year's program.

10 Key Considerations When Selecting a Programmatic Partner
October 1, 2019 at 12:30 pm

As publishers seek deeper efficiencies to maximize digital revenue, the concept of in-housing programmatic advertising is alluring. After all, it removes the middle-man and increases the revenue earned on every buy. But, in-housing programmatic comes with often-times insurmountable obstacles related to tech and staffing. That’s why a partnership approach is typically the most advantageous and…