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How Connected TV Advertising Works

With programmatic inventories shrinking, and costs rising, understanding how connected TV advertising works will help you maximize your return on investment from this growing medium. 

Why Brand Suitability is Important in 2023 and Beyond

Daily digital media consumption is predicted to increase by nine minutes to eight hours and 23 minutes in 2023. That’s a lot of time spent reading articles, watching videos, listening to podcasts, and viewing shows and movies online. This is great news for the digital advertising industry. The opportunities for marketers to reach and engage consumers are virtually endless with so much of our lives now being spent online. 

What Is Pre-Bid Targeting, and How Does It Drive Performance?

Everything seems to be getting faster. The speed at which businesses do, well, business, continues to accelerate. Digital and CTV advertising are no exception; speed is crucial for all types of digital advertising, but it’s especially pertinent regarding pre-bid targeting. But before we get into why speed matters, let’s take a high-level view of how pre-bid targeting works to set the stage. 

How to Limit Brand Safety Risk in CTV Advertising

While CTV advertising is becoming an increasingly popular outlet for programmatic ad spend—with 66% of advertisers planning to increase their CTV budgets—the practice is not without its brand safety risks. Knowing how to limit brand safety risk in CTV advertising should be a priority for any company looking to scale to these channels this year and beyond. 

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 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?

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

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.