January 7, 2019 by

It’s that time again when we start seeing articles featuring AdTech predictions for the upcoming new year. Instead of presenting you with another run-of-the-mill post about what we think will happen in AdTech in 2019, however, we’re going to look at what the data tells us. We’ve analyzed a number of AdTech-related topics that are […]

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AdTech in 2019: 3 Trends Based on Data, Not Predictions

December 20, 2018 by ,

Over the years, cookies have been the lifeblood of online advertising, driving targeted digital marketing and attribution. They are currently the most common method of identifying users online and enabling a personalized browsing experience. However, the growing awareness of privacy issues and the introduction of privacy-centered European laws (GDPR and ePrivacy) has put pressure on […]

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What Facebook's First-Party Cookie Means for AdTech

December 19, 2018 by

In 1993, an innocuous, simple banner was displayed on Wired.com, teasing unsuspecting visitors to click on it. These were the meager beginnings of display advertising, and programmatic quickly arose to automate the growing demand for this emerging ad-delivery process. There was no turning back from there; the novel way of buying media and managing online […]

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What is Programmatic Audio and How Does it Work?

November 30, 2018 by

Since the early 2000s, brand advertisers and ad agencies have been moving their budgets online, spending big bucks on programmatic advertising – including display, video, native, and mobile – due to technological advancements and vast advertising opportunities.

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What Is Digital Out-of-Home (DOOH) Advertising and How Does It Work?

October 15, 2018 by

For the past two decades, concerns about online privacy have slowly gained traction. People want faster page loads, less website clutter, and most importantly, better protection of their data and respect for their privacy. The emergence of content-filtering software like ad blockers spearheaded the trend towards growing awareness of privacy issues associated with the existence […]

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What Is the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and What Does it Mean for AdTech & MarTech?

August 27, 2018 by

Prior to the year 2000, the online advertising and marketing industries were powered by creative thinkers and gifted copywriters. While there’s still a need for these skills when penning advertising and marketing campaigns, the industries are now driven primarily by technology. Brands and agencies that would traditionally invest in ad men and women are now […]

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AdTech/MarTech Development Teams: In-House vs Outsourcing vs Development Partner

July 16, 2018 by

Despite the efficiencies, automation, and scale advertising and marketing technology bring to the online world, there’s no shortage of problems with these industries. Ad fraud, a lack of transparency around fees and commissions, and the GDPR are just a few of the external privacy issues they face today. AdTech/MarTech vendors and agencies face a number […]

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AdTech/MarTech Development and the Vicious Cycle Plaguing Vendors and Agencies

July 11, 2018 by

In the age of ad fraud, an increasing amount of advertisers’ money is wasted on ad impressions that appear on fraudulent sites, don’t reach the desired audiences, or are not properly displayed in the user’s browser. These issues effectively decrease the advertisers’ return on investment, and because an increasing number of ads are being displayed […]

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What is Ad Verification and How Does It Work?

May 23, 2018 by ,

In a post-GDPR world, with the introduction of many new rules and requirements governing personal data and user consent, advertisers will have a tough nut to crack. On top of that comes the user’s right to be forgotten, the right of data portability, and numerous other complications. The new EU law will put a spanner […]

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What is Contextual Targeting and How Does It Work?

May 17, 2018 by

With only a week until the European Union’s General Data-Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect, AdTech and MarTech companies around the world are bracing themselves for the dawn of a new era in digital advertising and marketing. How prepared are they for the new regulation, and what has their journey towards compliance looked like up […]

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Are AdTech and MarTech Vendors Prepared for the GDPR? [Survey Results]