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A Brief History of the Agency Programmatic Trading Desk [Infographic]

The birth of programmatic advertising can be traced to the late ’90s when the first ad networks appeared, and in 2000 when Google released AdWords. But programmatic as we know it today really took shape in 2005 when the first ad exchanges arrived, followed by the first DSPs (demand-side platforms) in 2007, Google’s acquisition of DoubleClick in 2008, the use of RTB (real-time bidding) in 2009, and the OpenRTB protocol’s release in 2010. Related post: Nickel and Dimed: The Programmatic […]

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In-House Advertising Software Vs. Advertising Agencies: Which Is Best For You?

More than half of marketers have already moved their advertising from an external agency to an in-house team (even Facebook has revealed that it’s moving more of its advertising work in-house.) So how do you know if your company should follow the in-house herd? Ask yourself the following questions to determine if an in-house advertising team is right for you: Would you like to cut out unnecessary advertising costs? When you hire an outside agency to manage your ads, you’re […]

Advertising Roundup: Media Reviews in the News

The advertising world is experiencing a massive shakeup this year – one that has many agencies scrambling to retain big-ticket customers and simultaneously pitch to a rapidly growing pool of prospects (representing a whopping $20 billion in marketing dollars). In the words of Rob Horler, the US CEO of Dentsu Aegis: “It is unprecedented; I’ve never seen anything like it.” From household products to household names in entertainment, marketing’s biggest spenders are putting their media business in review. The chart […]

Anatomy of a Growth Marketer: Meghan Kelly, JackThreads

Anatomy of a Growth Marketer is an ongoing blog series showcasing top talent in the field of digital advertising. Great in-house advertisers are the lifeblood of digital business growth. They are methodical and analytical, using results from real-time reporting to iterate on best-performing creative and copy as well as to identify under-performing campaigns. A seasoned performance marketing specialist is expected to wear many hats, and may be responsible for a significant percentage of spend (resulting in significant company growth). What’s […]

Anatomy of a Growth Marketer: Sarah Weiss Breitenother

Anatomy of a Growth Marketer is an ongoing blog series showcasing top talent in the field of digital advertising. Great in-house advertisers are the lifeblood of digital business growth. They are methodical and analytical, using results from real-time reporting to iterate on best-performing creative and copy as well as to identify under-performing campaigns. A seasoned performance marketing specialist is expected to wear many hats, and may be responsible for a significant percentage of spend (resulting in significant company growth). What […]