Amazon advertising is strategically cozying up to key agencies

adnews | September 12, 2019

Amazon is getting close to advertising agencies to ensure their media spend is flowing the right way as the giant retail platform continues to weaken the dominance of Google and Facebook, according to analysis by Forrester. The US-based online retailer is offering exclusive deals and data partnerships. But the industry analysts say don’t get excited too quickly. And watch out because Amazon would love to get that ad spend directly from brands. "Agencies cannot and should not treat Amazon as just another ad channel because of its status both as an eCommerce platform and a media platform," says Forrester analyst Collin Colburn.

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Numerator Introduces Paid Social Media and Streaming ads in the form of Ad-Supported Video On-Demand Monitoring

Numerator | January 15, 2021

Numerator, a data and tech organization serving the statistical surveying industry, has presented Paid Social Media and streaming ads as Ad-Supported Video On-Demand (AVOD) observing through Numerator Ad Intel. Numerator Ad Intel will presently write about 24 media channels with the two new augmentations - giving insight into innovative and ad spend. "Marketers deserve data and products that allow them to quickly cut through the noise and understand a complete view of the market," said Amy Fitzgerald, SVP of Strategy, Numerator. "These two new channels complement our large proprietary data sets, allowing us to quickly add additional context for our customers." Paid Social Media advertising data centers around versatile inclusion that incorporates advertising creatives, media spend data and impressions. The paid social portable data is being sourced through another organization with Pathmatics, a showcasing insight stage, and incorporates Facebook Mobile, Twitter and Instagram. Paid desktop data and spend displaying will be made accessible through exclusive Numerator technology. "Paid social media advertising has become a core way for brands to reach on-the-go Americans, even during the pandemic as platform use skyrockets," said Gabe Gottlieb, CEO, Pathmatics. "Marketers deserve a holistic, transparent view into the digital ad world, and our new partnership with Numerator will help enable this so that marketing teams feel continuously supported and knowledgeable about the campaigns they run."

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Permission.io to Launch Industry-First Demand Side Platform (DSP) Offering Crypto Rewards

Permission.io | October 11, 2021

Permission.io, the leading provider of permission-based advertising, announced the development of their Demand Side Platform (DSP), Permission Ads. The patent-pending, state-of-the-art ad-buying platform offers advertisers a new way to run consent-based ad campaigns offering consumers cryptocurrency rewards in the form of ASK digital currency, in exchange for their data. Permission Ads enables advertisers to allocate ASK and reward users for engaging with advertisements and sharing first-party data. The DSP will also allow Permission to serve advertisements beyond its own platform and across the open web, giving permission-based advertising far more reach and allowing the Permission ad infrastructure to be fully integrated with major supply partners and publishers worldwide. "The advertising industry is at a crossroads as it leaves behind intrusive data-collecting technologies and strives to build trust with consumers. We're proud to be developing a solution to bring the digital ad experience into the modern age for both consumers and advertisers, Data is the most valuable asset in the world. It's time consumers get their cut." said Charlie Silver, CEO of Permission.io The advertising landscape is shifting as privacy becomes an increasingly important issue. Permission Ads is the first DSP built on a foundation of asking for consent. This unique exchange of value unlocks performance in key conversion and ROAS metrics that is unparalleled in the media buying industry today. Permission Ads is fully compliant with relevant privacy laws including GDPR, CCPA and LGBR, because it is based on consent - it is inherently designed to meet the requirements for any new data privacy laws implemented. Moreover, the upcoming deprecation of the third-party cookie, the technology that has powered the marketing industry for decades, is leaving advertisers scrambling for new ways to collect valuable data and successfully target key audiences. A permission-based, first-party data-based advertising model is a path forward to a cookieless future. It enables advertisers to build trust as they collect information to craft targeted campaigns while giving consumers the chance to benefit from the booming data-based economy. Permission Ads' benefits to advertisers include: Incentivizing audiences through a global digital currency, ASK Staying ahead of regulatory changes Driving conversions and increase return on ad spend (ROAS) by generating actionable first-party data Validating user identity to eliminate wasted ad spend Building trust and long-term loyalty with key audiences Permission Ads' benefits to consumers include: Returning data ownership and control to consumers and enabling them to monetize it Rewarding consumers for their time and data by enabling them to: Grant permission for engagement and access to their data Earn ASK, a simple-to-use digital and liquid reward, by engaging with relevant ads and receiving a more tailored and customized digital experience' Receive targeted and relevant ads About Permission.io Permission.io is the leading provider of permission-based advertising. The company has created the ASK Coin to empower consumers to own and monetize their data while delivering engaged audiences to marketers. Advertisers reward consumers with ASK for interacting with brands and content, building loyalty and trust.

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Integral Ad Science Enhances Context Control for Advertisers and Publishers Globally

Integral Ad Science | December 03, 2021

Integral Ad Science (Nasdaq: IAS), a global leader in digital media quality, today announced the expansion of its Context Control solution for advertisers and publishers globally, giving customers more control over the context of digital ad placements. We first launched Context Control to help our customers transform their targeting strategies, and it's already prepared them to successfully navigate a cookieless future. Advertisers need these critical tools to customize their campaigns, while publishers need to drive greater monetization. With strong response from both buyers and sellers, we've continued to build on the success of Context Control, delivering even more value and technology that helps solve for the future growth of contextual targeting." Lisa Utzschneider, CEO, IAS. Brand risk continues to be a global challenge, according to the latest IAS Media Quality Report, and more programmatic buyers are activating Context Control within top DSPs to navigate these issues. Advertisers can now leverage more than 300 contextual segments from IAS on a pre-bid basis to avoid undesirable content or target towards content that is suitable for their campaigns. Major DSPs including Adelphic, Adform, Amobee, MediaMath, Xandr, Yahoo, and others have integrated Context Control, making these tools readily available for advertisers wherever they choose to buy. By activating Context Control, advertisers can see a significant decrease in block rate, a 36% decrease in cost per click, and a 19% decrease in cost per acquisition in a recent campaign. Now available globally, IAS also offers Context Control Optimization for publishers. Working with IAS, publishers can now maximize their revenue potential by matching contextual settings with an advertiser's brand suitability needs. Publishers can now activate Context Control segments directly in their ad servers to avoid or target towards contextually relevant content. This builds on existing smart inventory classification and packaging capabilities available for publishers. With IAS's Context Control Optimization, publishers can generate a greater return on inventory, delivering a 20% lift in CPMs and a 120% lift in clickthrough rates in a recent activation. "Context Control Optimization has proven to be an incredibly effective tool to classify our inventory and deliver better contextual targeting options for brands," said Leigh Horton, Head of Ad Operations at Insider. "Working with IAS, we now provide our advertisers with even greater control over content suitability across their campaigns so that we can deliver on their KPIs." About Integral Ad Science Integral Ad Science (IAS) is a global leader in digital media quality. IAS makes every impression count, ensuring that ads are viewable by real people, in safe and suitable environments, activating contextual targeting, and driving supply path optimization. Our mission is to be the global benchmark for trust and transparency in digital media quality for the world's leading brands, publishers, and platforms. We do this through data-driven technologies with actionable real-time signals and insight. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in New York, IAS works with thousands of top advertisers and premium publishers worldwide.

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