This Week in Native Ads

This Week in Native Ads 4/7

A week of announcements & partnerships this week, from Yahoo to Taboola & AdYouLike. It’s a great sign of maturity in the industry, as the bulge of the adoption curve adopts native, integrations are vital. Also want to shout out to a friends company, Brand Brief, they’re letting you run influencer campaigns from your phone. […] Read More

by , April 6, 2017

This Week in Native Ads

This Week in Native Ads 3/31

The thread of conversation this week with more advertisers pulling back on Google is: Quality quality QUALITY! Today, the NYTimes released this story around how Chase reduced its targeting from 400,000 websites to 5,000 to get the same result. Give it a read. This is just good, smart marketing, finding what works and doing more […] Read More

by , March 30, 2017

This Week in Native Ads

This Week in Native Ads 3/23

It’s definitely announcement week, with OutBrain launching a new yield tool, Nativo partnering with Plista/TTD and Teads getting acquired. Also a little announcement from Nudge: We have opened up access to our Facebook Integration, letting any marketer using Facebook for distribution to automatically optimize to Nudge metrics like scroll, attention, share, etc. It’s super neat. […] Read More

by , March 23, 2017

This Week in Native Ads

This Week in Native Ads 3/17

A lot of my coffee chats in the last week or so have been around, what is the long run for content? In the long run, brand created content, distributed. Or partner creator content, distributed. In the long run – the best creators, powered by the best tech will win. It seems in any engagement […] Read More

by , March 16, 2017

This Week in Native Ads

This Week in Native Ads 3/10

All was quiet ahead of SxSW — it’s a beautiful blue sky here in NY as I pull together this weeks edition. I have an ask — I’m collecting feedback on the newsletter, can you answer a couple of questions? Would appreciate any and all feedback. On the publisher side — we’re seeing promising results with content studios […] Read More

by , March 9, 2017

This Week in Native Ads

This Week in Native Ads 3/3

Last week we hosted #NativeAdTalks here in New York – discussing how to win at programmatic native, niche yes, but an interesting conversation. View it here. Disclosures have entered the discourse again this week, we did a study on this way back in 2014. And it seems redundant to say so, but effective disclosure = […] Read More

by , March 2, 2017

This Week in Native Ads

This Week in Native Ads 2/24

This week I got out of the big smoke and headed to Chicago & Boston to talk native with existing and soon-to-be clients. It’s the best part of my job — sitting down, helping people adopt native. The common thread is what I touched on last week, there’s a bunch of brands still sitting on the fences, […] Read More

by , February 23, 2017

This Week in Native Ads

This Week in Native Ads 2/17

We see a native acquisition (with more in the works I hear), WaPo launches a new native unit – and BurdaForward releases insights on how native content drives attitudinal shifts. Notable Stories this Week NY Times looks to programmatic ad sales in international markets. Related, the Director of Programmatic from NY Times, Sara Badler, will […] Read More

by , February 16, 2017

This Week in Native Ads

This Week in Native Ads 2/10

It’s a cold and blustery day in NY as I write this week’s Week in Native! A strong thread of conversation as we kick off 2017 is — who is gonna win native? As the industry hits an inflection point, in a winner-takes-the-majority kind of market, who is going to do that? The brands that won […] Read More

by , February 9, 2017

This Week in Native Ads

This Week in Native Ads 2/3

With Ben out this week I’ll be jumping in (Hollie-Blue) to look after TWINA. Another big week for news here in the US, Super Bowl LI around the corner and from native news a focus on programmatic, the future of native, revenue from content distribution and why newsletters are hot again. Notable Stories this Week […] Read More

by , February 2, 2017