There are 1 billion websites in the world, Sovrn CEO Walter Knapp tells me enthusiastically. Eighty percent of those are inactive. Of the remaining 200 million sites, half are “porn or hate” and not suitable for advertising. Which leaves 100 million websites and tens of millions of publishers, all battling each other for attention and ad dollars. […]
Originally published by ClickZ on April 18, 2014. Embracing programmatic sales tools can allow publishers to jump ahead of the competition. Here are a few considerations to keep in mind as you build out your programmatic strategy. Programmatic has been one of the hot topics of discussion for the last couple of years and will […]
In our effort to advocate for our publisher base, Sovrn Holdings strives to provide a fully transparent and well-segmented supply chain for our advertising partners. We take pride in educating and assisting our publishers about industry best practices and in this article we will discuss transparency and the advantages of complying with these standards. Programmatic […]
A little blue bird made a pretty big deal last week in Boulder.
Twitter Inc., the San Francisco-based social networking company that built a $25 billion market cap off tweets of 140 characters or less, snapped up Boulder-based Gnip Inc., a longtime partner that provides social media data to a variety of firms. […]
Embracing programmatic sales tools can allow publishers to jump ahead of the competition. Here are a few considerations to keep in mind as you build out your programmatic strategy.
Programmatic has been one of the hot topics of discussion for the last couple of years and will likely continue to be as wider adoption exposes new challenges. We’ve come a long way. Once, the advertising industry equated programmatic with low-quality supply threatening the high CPMs publishers commanded using direct sales. Today, with the emerging ecosystem of private marketplaces and programmatic direct, programmatic is poised to become a universal sales tool that both publishers and advertisers embrace. However, we’re still in the infancy of accepting programmatic as the underlying technology that will enable publishers and advertisers to benefit from faster transactions across all channels and mediums. […]
www.incredibleinfant.com Heather Taylor began blogging in 2007. Her newest site, www.incredibleinfant.com, launched in June 2013. A mother of 3 and passionate about all things parenting – especially help, information, and humor for new parents, Heather’s goals for Incredible Infant are to: Provide factual, well-researched information about a particular topic that new parents care about. Sprinkle […]
Originally published by MediaPost on April 10, 2014. The most potent opportunity of digital marketing is the ability to access and leverage data about nearly everything. Data-driven or “programmatic” marketing isn’t just about RTB, exchanges, DSPs, or trading desks – those are means, not results. It’s about the ability for marketers to understand and make […]
Earlier today, the IAB announced that it was hiring Scott Cunningham as the Vice President of Technology and Ad Operations. Immediately prior to this, Scott was the SVP of Product Management here at Sovrn. When the opportunity to join the IAB first came up way back in November of last year, Scott and I discussed […]
This article is written by Kourosh Karimkhany, Head of Publisher Development at Tugboat Yards, a Sovrn publishing partner. If you have a blog with a sizable audience (about 100,000 unique visitors per month, or so), you likely have a sizable group of true fans — people who come to your site more than 30 times […]
The most potent opportunity of digital marketing is the ability to access and leverage data about nearly everything. Data-driven or “programmatic” marketing isn’t just about RTB, exchanges, DSPs, or trading desks – those are means, not results. It’s about the ability for marketers to understand and make intelligent decisions about where their messages are being placed, to whom they’re being targeted, and with what specific outcomes. This is an incredible economic opportunity for both marketers and publishers if the two sides come together and get it right. […]