December 21, 2017 by Maciej Zawadziński

When folks in the AdTech industry were putting their 2017 predictions together at the end of 2016 and beginning of 2017, most foresaw a year dominated by mergers and acquisitions, header bidding, AI and machine learning, and anything and everything to do with mobile.

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Top 3 AdTech Stories of 2017 That Most Didn't Predict in 2016

January 15, 2018 by

2017 was certainly a very busy year for the AdTech & MarTech industries. The headlines were populated by topics like AI, acquisitions, consolidation, and header bidding, but by far the most shared and commented topics were (and will arguably be in 2018) the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the importance of data ownership.

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Clearcode’s Top AdTech & MarTech Posts Of 2017

January 4, 2018 by

Since we began in 2009, we’ve partnered with over 50 AdTech/MarTech vendors — from startups to publicly traded companies — and worked on 100+ projects — from building custom platforms from the ground up to integrating existing platforms with other advertising and marketing tools. We’ve also built a couple of AdTech and MarTech companies of our own.

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3 Ways Clearcode Can Help You with Your AdTech or MarTech Project

December 8, 2017 by

In the early days of online advertising, the amount and type of data companies could collect about users was limited to the header information passed along with a HTTP call from the user’s browser, such as the language set on the user’s computer, URL of the page that the ad is being loaded onto, and the browser type and version.

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Don't Fret - the GDPR Is a Good Thing for AdTech

December 4, 2017 by

Advertising has changed a lot over the past couple decades due to the switch from traditional print to the Internet, which has introduced new technologies to more efficiently and accurately deliver advertisements to customers.

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The History of the Advertising Agency: From Print to the Internet

November 14, 2017 by

If you have ever bought anything on eBay, you are probably no stranger to the concept of second-price auctions, the bidding process in which the winner pays the price offered by the second-highest bidder, rather than their own.

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How Do First-Price and Second-Price Auctions Work in Online Advertising?

November 9, 2017 by

Ad fraud has been a constant theme of online advertising and has often showed little sign of slowing down. Industry research reveals that it costs the digital ecosystem about $6 billion per year, with many online advertising companies completely unaware that it’s even happening.

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What is Ads.txt and How Does It Work?

November 2, 2017 by

Listen to the recent episode of The Global Startup Movement where Andrew Berkowitz talks to Maciej Zawadziński about the beginnings of Clearcode, the company’s advertising background and how it has grown to become an international big player in the AdTech/MarTech market.

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The Polish Startup Ecosystem and Future Of AdTech With Maciej Zawadzinski

October 26, 2017 by

Content is certainly king, but it seems the long-held tenet of digital marketing needs a little tweaking; only immediately relevant content is king these days. As in the case of retargeting ads, we only respond to content that is easy to find and important to us.

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What is Rules-Based Personalization and How Does It Work?

October 24, 2017 by

The AdTech and MarTech landscape has become incredibly dense; the abundance of solutions available on the market is staggering. This poses a challenge for companies to harness the power of programmatic and shape it to their specific needs.

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Benefits of Building Custom AdTech & MarTech Platforms