What’s in and out at Dmexco 2019
Digital advertising is arguably facing one of the most tumultuous periods ever before. The industry’s pivot to privacy has begun to accelerate trends far beyond the lip service given to them for years, namely around the demise of the third-party cookie.
Publishers, marketers, agencies and ad tech vendors are all on the hunt for third-party cookie alternatives to maintain effective ad targeting and measurement. Finding new forms of identity targeting, among many others issues facing ad tech, will be hot topics at ad tech conference Dmexco, which kicks off today Sept. 11 in Cologne Germany.
Much has changed in the last year. Here’s a list of what’s in and what’s out this year.
Member Exclusive‘Math doesn’t add up’: Publishers still face tough choices
“Just salary cuts will at most bring the costs down by 10%, at most, I can guarantee,” one exec messaged me.
Complex Networks plans to diversify its way through the pandemic
Complex Networks bills itself as one of the most diversified digital media companies in the business, so it’s counting on diversification to protect its business.
‘Rats out of the sewers’: Ad fraudsters are leaping on the coronavirus crisis
For ad fraudsters, the coronavirus pandemic is a crisis too tempting to go to waste. Website traffic is surging. But with advertisers adding coronavirus-related keywords to their block lists and others pausing spend altogether, ad prices on news sites are low. With less competition in the auction, low quality ads — and even publishers’ own […]
SponsoredRegulations are prompting publishers to develop new strategies around user log-ins
In a post-GDPR and post-cookie world, more publishers are making concerted efforts to explain the value of their content to users and increase the volume of consumer authentication.
WTF are post-auction discounts?
Post-auction discounts let advertisers compete in the auction as if it bid $6 or $7 or more, but then benefit from a discount after winning the auction.
Highsnobiety closes commerce, cuts 25% of staff
Highsnobiety was one of a few publishers who invested in product creation for its commerce business, rather than just peppering its site with affiliate links.