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

This Week in Native Ads

This Week in Native Ads 1/27

With the past week dominated by Trump headlines – we’ve all simply got on with it. Polar released some great data around the future of premium branded content and who will grab the lion share (premium publishers). Google shares some info on how many publishers it has banned – and T Brand Studio gets vocal […] Read More

by , January 26, 2017

This Week in Native Ads

This Week in Native Ads 1/19

Whilst Medium shutters ads WordPress.com is expanding theirs, their little known programme WordAds added video this week. Of course the scale is completely different but interesting. Notable Stories this Week Programmatic native ads are growing – but banner habit is hard to break. My 2 cents – it’s too hard to buy programmatic native, make […] Read More

by , January 19, 2017