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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 about the evolving publisher/agency dynamic. Notable Stories this Week The [Adjective] [Number] Things You Need to Know About Clickbait. If content doesn’t leave… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
January 26, 2017
native benchmark dashboard
native benchmark dashboard

How You’re Flying Blind Without Benchmarks

As a marketer, it’s so easy to find yourself in a situation where looking at performance metrics just turn into a bunch of meaningless numbers. And even if your metrics tell you how you’re performing compared to previous weeks/months/years, you still don’t know what you should be able to achieve within your industry and/or vertical. Without a bigger picture you’re in danger of riding into battle with your competition, blindfolded.   Speak to a member of the… Continue reading

Gustaf Stenlund
Gustaf Stenlund
January 26, 2017

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 it easier more people will buy. Why 2017 will be the year of native content and engagement. Lousy… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
January 19, 2017

How to Win at Native Advertising Before You’ve Even Started

  Have you ever wanted to predict the outcome of a native advertising campaign before it’s even been set live? A client of ours recently decided to find out, and so can you. It really doesn’t matter if you’re a veteran in the field of Native Advertising or just getting started – anyone would benefit from doing this.     This particular client of ours placed Nudge across all of their owned… Continue reading

Gustaf Stenlund
Gustaf Stenlund
January 19, 2017

This Week in Native Ads 1/13

Axios kicks off this week with a fresh start and smart approach to native. I like this, a well-curated site and content will attract advertisers. Take a look at the campaigns of the week, increasingly we’re seeing more and more brand integration, to brand safe environments. Whether it’s a hub or email. Notable Stories this Week Medium gives up on ad sales, calling the system ‘broken.’ and counter to that: Politicos Veteran’s New Venture… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
January 12, 2017

This Week in Native Ads 1/6

Welcome to 2017! Medium’s downsizing has everyone talking, I shared my thoughts below. Great data points this week, and it seems everyone’s just rolling up the sleeves and getting in to helping native scale, addressing the barriers raised in late 2017. Notable Stories this Week Why SSPs never gained traction among China’s publishers. The ad tech renaissance, a response to Fred Wilson and Jason Kint around Facebook/Google soaking up spend, AppNexus CEO Brian… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
January 5, 2017