4 ad ops tips to grow revenue during COVID-19

4 ad ops tips revenue tips for publishers navigating COVID-19

CPMs took a big hit with the onset of COVID-19 at the end of Q1. Recovery has been limited or extremely slow, and many publishers have seen a spike in traffic that they haven’t been able to turn into revenue. While there are a range of additional—and viable—monetization strategies (such as eCommerce and Newsletters) to […]

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The Past, Present, and Future of Header Bidding

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In 2016, header bidding grew up. Previously known as “tagless ad tech,” “advance bidding,” “header auction,” among many others, header bidding became a nearly ubiquitous term. What began as a word of mouth technical adaptation between savvy publishers blossomed into a significant slice of the programmatic ad business. The presence of header bidding forced Google […]

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My Ad Tags Are Live – Why Am I Not Making Any Money?

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Your site is approved, your ad tags are live, but you’re not making any money. So, what’s the deal? There are a few different things to look at if your Sovrn ad tags are live but you’re not seeing any revenue roll in. We’ll break it into two different buckets: for those publishers who are […]

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Under the Hood: SpanishDict.com and Their Header Bidding Journey

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Waterfall Optimization Headaches Each morning, Ahmed Karim, Ad Operations Lead at SpanishDict dedicated significant time adjusting price floors and passbacks to maximize their revenue. As demand partners were added to their stack, it became apparent the winning bid wasn’t always the highest bid. To optimize revenue, Ahmed dedicated more time adjusting price floors and dove […]

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