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Alternatives To Cookies: How Contextual Targeting Amplifies Ad Spend
Cookieless

Alternatives To Cookies: How Contextual Targeting Amplifies Ad Spend

Cookies have long defined online marketing. But soon, certain types of cookies will be phased out of the digital advertising industry all together. Here’s why and how to evaluate some alternatives to third-party cookies in your marketing strategies.

Third-Party Cookies: What They Are and What You Need to Know About Them

Third-Party Cookies: What They Are and What You Need to Know About Them

Third-party cookies have long been a digital advertising staple across virtually all web browsers, including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Apple Safari, albeit handled differently (and abandoned) by each at different points. Still, many browsers store and process third-party data in some capacity—but that’s changing quite quickly.

What Makes Contextual Traffic Unique?
Contextual Targeting

What Makes Contextual Traffic Unique?

Programmatic ad spend is continuing to grow, with budgets expected to hit $725 billion in 2026 (up from $418 billion in 2021). Contextual traffic is leading the charge, growing at a CAGR of 18.75% with an estimated global ad spend of $631.44 billion by 2027.

OTT vs CTV Advertising: Similarities, Differences and Opportunities in 2023
CTV

OTT vs CTV Advertising: Similarities, Differences and Opportunities in 2023

Since the start of the pandemic in 2020, OTT video has seen a dramatic rise in popularity and use across the world. CTV and OTT was once seen as merely an alternative to traditional cable and other linear television platforms amongst a small contingent of cord-cutters. Now, they are the industry norm.

The Complete Brand Safety Guide for Advertisers
Brand Safety & Suitability

The Complete Brand Safety Guide for Advertisers

No matter your industry, reputation matters, especially regarding the sites you choose for digital advertising without relying on users’ personal data. Organizations are (or, at least, should be) increasingly concerned about brand safety; consumers and clients have more choices than ever when it comes to purchases and services. One poorly placed ad could mean the difference between landing a new client and attracting the scorn of the Twitterverse to tarnish your brand’s reputation—and send sales spiraling. Conversely, an audience viewing a resonating ad at the right time on a reputable media outlet could spark fierce brand loyalty. Building and protecting your brand’s reputation across the advertising ecosystem isn’t always an easy balance to strike. We’ll go over how you can advertise to ...

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Brand Safety & Suitability MFA

What is "Made for Advertising" and Why Should You Avoid It?

In May of this year, eMarketer predicted that programmatic advertising spend would surpass $115 billion in the US in 2022. Jounce Media released a report estimating that about 12% of programmatic display ad budgets go to Made for Advertising (MFA) websites.

Cookieless Targeting: A Complete Guide
Cookieless

Cookieless Targeting: A Complete Guide

As anticipated, third-party targeting cookies are finally going away with Google's Chrome ending support for third-party cookies.

Contextual Advertising: What it is, how it works, and why to use it
Contextual Targeting

Contextual Advertising: What it is, how it works, and why to use it

Historically, digital advertisers relied heavily on behavioral targeting - powered by browser cookies This tactic misses the mark for real-time content-consumption relevance to what the user is reading or watching. Users are shown ad content that may not be relevant or applicable in the context or at the time they see it. This is where contextual advertising improves impact.