What Is Real-Time Bidding? An RTB Advertising Guide for 2019

TOM HARDIN | December 15, 2018

article image
Real-time bidding (RTB) has changed the digital advertising software landscape forever. Ad impressions are bid on and sold in a matter of seconds–with the help of a demand-side platform (DSP)–bringing a whole new level of competition to the ad buying game.

Spotlight

Toth+Co

Toth+Co is a privately-owned agency made up of really smart and dedicated people. We are the creative thinkers behind some of the most successful global fashion, lifestyle, and retail brands. And our work possesses a thread of optimism sewn into every project.

OTHER ARTICLES

Rakuten Launches Rakuten Advertising as a Premier Destination

Article | February 13, 2020

For the first time, brands, advertisers and agencies can now harness Rakuten’s far-reaching media properties, consumer insights and award-winning performance marketing ecosystem with today’s launch of Rakuten Advertising martech news. “Advertisers know their customers, but discovering new ones and building enduring connections with them is increasingly difficult in today’s competitive consumer marketplace,” said Amit Patel, CEO, Rakuten Americas. “By drawing on audiences, insights and the well-established performance marketing excellence of the Rakuten ecosystem, Rakuten Advertising will be an unmatchable partner for digital marketers aiming to surpass their business goals.”

Read More

Digital Advertising Rates Are Down by 30%, IAC Says

Article | February 13, 2020

It turns out that the digital advertising industry has two problems. The one you’ve probably heard more about is simply loss of budgets. With large segments of the U.S. economy basically shut down, there is little reason for airlines, hoteliers, casinos, retailers, auto makers, film studios, or restaurants to advertise at the same pace. And small businesses are more focused on meeting payroll and staying alive than on advertising and marketing. But there is a related and logical, if slightly less obvious issue, in particular in the digital advertising market: Ad rates are falling hard. It isn’t just that there are fewer ads—the remaining ones are generating less revenue.

Read More

Ad-Juster data helps digital publishers access higher ad revenues

Article | February 13, 2020

Ad-Juster is offering online publishers access to key advertising data pricing that will enable them to gain extra revenues for their publications and compare their performance against others in their sector. The FlowIQ Benchmark data is the first such service of its kind, and publishers will be able to use it to find ways of boosting revenues through better ad pricing. They'll also receive early notification about trends such as demand for new types of ad formats. San Diego-based Ad-Juster focuses on data integration for publishers to help them manage and improve ad revenues. Its clients are the majority of the top 100 publishers, and it analyzes more than 1.2 trillion ad impressions and 2.3 billion clicks each month.

Read More

Is customer experience enhanced by branding e-commerce shipping boxes?

Article | February 13, 2020

While an entire marketing industry exists around the concept of experiential packaging and its impact on the customer experience, the focus has been mostly on inner boxes. The Wall Street Journal reports retailers are attempting to offset shipping costs by selling ad space via package inserts that are placed on the inside of boxes, but printing on the outside of shipping boxes still remains a largely untapped market. While the outside of corrugated shipper boxes has been largely ignored, that seems to be changing. Some retail giants, such as Amazon, are driving the trend of branding shipping boxes. It has been more than four years now since Amazon made headlines by plastering its shipping boxes with advertisements for the movie Minions. Amazon has continued to use its shipping boxes to promote its own products.

Read More

Spotlight

Toth+Co

Toth+Co is a privately-owned agency made up of really smart and dedicated people. We are the creative thinkers behind some of the most successful global fashion, lifestyle, and retail brands. And our work possesses a thread of optimism sewn into every project.

Events