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Netflix, an ad supported platform
Netflix, an ad supported platform

This Week in Native Ads 8/24

Our 200th Edition! ? Thanks ? to all subscribers – it’s a nice milestone. I pulled together some thoughts on the lessons learned, the highs, the lows, how our business has changed and my take on where the industry will be in another 200 editions. Please, if you enjoy do give it a share. Thanks in advance. Read it here. One big thing Ad supported Netflix is just around the corner – I’ve… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
August 24, 2018
Supreme, New York Post
Supreme, New York Post

This Week in Native Ads 8/17

Are you going to DMEXCO next month? Let me know, maybe we do a This Week in Native get together. One big thing The ability to optimize most advertising. This MediaPost by Dave Morgan – is spot on. Subtly in the past couple of years, most forms of advertising are now optimizable. Not 100% but it’s a great thought. Will this finally shake ‘optimization as a service’ back to agencies? ALSO I loved the… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
August 17, 2018
amazon-circles
amazon-circles

This Week in Native Ads 8/10

One big thing Amazon is on the front foot for consolidating their ad buying into one place. Mirroring Googles moves, this in a way, is a signal towards a more competitive marketplace. Usability, clicks to buy, insights and buying close together, all are things on the way. Notable stories this week [Must read, then read again] From Ted McConnell, what advertisers who represent $400b in ad spend want next. Mozilla… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
August 10, 2018
timer-stopwatch
timer-stopwatch

This Week in Native Ads 8/3

One big thing For the past few years growing digital attention has been taken for granted, that’s starting to change. This week Facebook announced they are launching activity timers to help users manage how much time they are spending in FB + Instagram. Smart. Apple is doing the same on your phone. If you were to stop thinking about CPMs and think about Cost Per Second. With a defined amount of digital attention each… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
August 3, 2018