October 3, 2019 by Maciej Zawadziński , Michael Sweeney

Third-party cookies have long been the backbone of online advertising, allowing advertisers to measure the success of their campaigns and improve targeting, as well helping publishers monetize their websites. But over the past few years, the reliance of third-party cookies has decreased due to changes in user behavior (e.g. installing ad-blocking software) and new privacy […]

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April 26, 2019 by

With the rise of various self-service programmatic ad-buying platforms, brands have become increasingly independent of agencies and their managed services. Today, most online (and some offline) media purchases can be made in-house, at a lower cost, and with greater transparency and control over the purchased media. Does that make agency trading desks completely irrelevant by […]

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What Is an Agency Trading Desk (ATD) and How Does It Work?

February 27, 2019 by

Demand-side platforms (DSPs) are one of the main tools used by advertisers to run online media campaigns. On the outside, they seem like a platform that’s used to simply buy ad space from publishers, but they are actually comprised of many different components that work behind the scenes, each playing a key role in the […]

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The Anatomy Of a Demand-Side Platform (DSP) [infographic]

October 23, 2018 by ,

When you hear most people in the online advertising world talk about integrating a demand-side platform (DSP) with an ad exchange or supply-side platform (SSP), they make it sound as if it’s a matter of connecting the platforms together via a cable. In reality, integrating a DSP with other AdTech platforms is a meticulous technological […]

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How to Integrate a DSP with Ad Exchanges and SSPs

May 11, 2015 by

It’s no secret that the rise in technology-driven processes, such as real-time bidding (RTB), has changed the landscape of the online advertising ecosystem. Advertising-technology companies have created a range of innovative technologies and complex algorithms that now make it possible for brands to bypass the advertising agency and enjoy lower costs, higher returns on investments, […]

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3 Key Areas Ad Agencies Need to Consider Before Renting or Building a DSP

February 10, 2015 by

The advertising ecosystem is a broad entity made up of many different processes and platforms, and just as many acronyms. One of its most influential additions over the past decade has been the introduction of Real-Time Bidding (RTB). One of the most influential additions to the advertising ecosystem over the past decade has been demand-side […]

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What Is a Demand-Side Platform (DSP) and How Does It Work?