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The State of Mobile, Part 1: Programmatic Buying & Retargeting

2013 was undoubtedly the year of mobile. The global mobile advertising market more than doubled to $18 billion, and mobile ad spend shows no sign of trickling — it’s on pace to grow another 75% in 2014. Along with social media, mobile has become the most exciting advertising channel for in-house digital marketers and agencies alike. Pure play mobile companies were the early mobile advertising proponents, and now industry heavyweights Facebook and Google have catapulted mobile advertising into the mainstream. […]

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Charting A Path to In-House Programmatic

This article was originally published in AdExchanger. As the slow death of media buying agencies continues *, a growing number of marketers want to own their data and bring all buying in house. They simply need some direction to develop this competency. The five most prevalent motives for advertisers to bring their programmatic buys in-house include: Ownership of data Cost efficiency Prioritization of objectives Transparency Owning the core competency Ownership of data Brands recognize the importance of their site and […]

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Programmatic Buying: Moving From Outsourced To Self-Service

This article was originally published in AdExchanger. Ever since the first DSPs hung their shingles, the flood of venture-capital dollars into the Software-as-a-Service space has forced senior executives to ask themselves one very important question: Should they outsource programmatic buying or come up with a solution in-house? For many firms, the answer is in-house expertise, also known as self-service. Cost savings, data protection and creating expertise that is core to your brand are some of its potential benefits. I’m not […]