November 30, 2018 by Michal Wlosik

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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September 20, 2018 by

Data is everywhere; the main challenge for marketers and advertisers is to know how to properly collect and leverage it. With MarTech platforms using data to display personalized messages in owned media, and AdTech platforms using it to display targeted messages in paid media, there is a strong push towards a single technology offering personalization across all media – MadTech.

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MadTech: 3 Use Cases for Marketers and Advertisers

August 24, 2018 by

The demarcation line between AdTech and MarTech has become so faint, it’s more and more difficult to tell the difference between the two, thus MadTech was born. That’s not a spelling mistake either—the need to coin a completely new term for the resulting overlap is more urgent than ever.

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What is MadTech? The Convergence of AdTech and MarTech

July 16, 2018 by

For years, in order to increase the relevance and effectiveness of ads and marketing messages displayed to online audiences, publishers and advertisers have taken advantage of behavioral data for both advertising and personalization.

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What is Behavioral Targeting and How Does It Work?

April 19, 2018 by

You may remember hearing about the Volkswagen emissions scandal that made headlines worldwide in 2015. For those unfamiliar with the story, the German automaker intentionally programmed its turbocharged-direct-injection (TDI) engines to comply with the United States’ emissions and pollution standards by activating the engines’ emission controls only during laboratory tests.

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In a Post-GDPR World, Who Will Be the Emissions Cheaters of AdTech?

April 19, 2018 by

Despite the fact that the European Union’s General Data-Protection Regulation (GDPR) has come into force, and the ongoing coverage in the media, there still seems to be a lot of misinformation and confusion as to what the GDPR and the proposed ePrivacy regulation mean for AdTech companies.

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GDPR and ePrivacy FAQ from AdTech vendors

March 7, 2018 by

Since the very beginning of online advertising over two decades ago, a number of technologies have been introduced to the AdTech ecosystem to solve the numerous problems advertisers and publishers face, and improve the entire media buying and selling process.

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What is an Ad Server and How Does It Work?

March 7, 2018 by

Back when print publishers first started moving online, they soon discovered they needed a way to generate some revenue, so they looked at the main revenue model they’d been using in print—advertising—and aimed to replicate that in the online world.

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What Is an Ad Network and How Does It Work?

February 21, 2018 by

The tug of war between publishers and those who resist display ads has been going on for some time now and is far from over. There is no way for users to make ad blockers completely invisible to sites or services that show anti-ad-blocking messages. Conversely, there is no way for publishers to make their websites completely and consistently immune to ad blockers.

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How Can Publishers Detect if Someone is Using an Ad Blocker?

February 1, 2018 by

Search advertising is a technique that involves displaying ads in search-engine results the moment someone searches for specific keywords so that the ads displayed perfectly match the query. Paid search ads are incredibly efficient and can offer benefits for almost any type of business. In this post, we will present some of the most important advantages of paid search advertising.

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Search Ads

January 31, 2018 by

In the early days of online advertising, ad space was purchased in the same way as print advertisements, that being that inventory was purchased directly from publishers at a set price, typically on a cost-per-mille (CPM) basis. During the late 1990s and early 2000s, a number of new advertising-technology platforms, such as ad networks, emerged to help advertisers display their ads on more sites and allow publishers to sell more of their inventory.

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Waterfalling, Header Bidding and New Auction Dynamics

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