This Week in Native Ads

This Week in Native Ads 3/1

  The Ligatus acquisition might have snuck under your radar but this is notable consolidation in Europe. For American readers they are the TripleLift or ShareThrough of Europe (headcount of 180 vs 230) but they’d already been acquired by Bertelsmann the publishing/broadcasting group. This is much more common in Europe.   The deal was for […] Read More

by , March 1, 2019

This Week in Native Ads

This Week in Native Ads 1/11

We’re back! And this year an additional 5,700 brands begin adopting native and branded content (per MediaRadar data), whilst existing brands are renewing at higher rates, there’s a lot to be optimistic about.   One big thing I don’t buy the post advertising narrative but Derek Thompson digs in to some of the challenges the […] Read More

by , January 11, 2019

This Week in Native Ads

This Week in Native Ads 12/7

Consolidation is in the air as the end of year looms and lots of data on how the native/content business is growing.   Notable stories this week Native still has (plenty) of room to grow. What if all that TV money isn’t coming? A great post by Mike Shields. Facebook to cut 55% revenue share […] Read More

by , December 7, 2018

Interviews

How Variety’s Content Studio Created Exceptional Valentine’s Day Content

  It’s Valentine’s Day and what better way to celebrate the fact than with some top notch content by a leading content studio?   Last year, Variety’s talented in-house content team produced an exceptional campaign together with Focus Features called “The Marriage that Changed the World”. The objective was to raise awareness, engage the film […] Read More

by , February 13, 2018

This Week in Native Ads

This Week in Native Ads 05/20

Campaign of the Week: Roots: A Cultural Force that Changed The Nation Source: New York Times Why we like it: This paid post in New York Times takes you on a beautiful and engaging story of how “Roots” made it’s impact on American culture and history. Featuring the History Channel’s new show based on the bestseller […] Read More

by , May 19, 2016

This Week in Native Ads

This Week in Native Ads 05/13

Campaign of the Week: How to Nail the Job Interview Source: Imgur Why we like it: How do you make sure you to rock that interview and land the job of your dreams? If you don’t have a game plan already, SoFi.com got you covered with this sponsored post in Imgur. Great insights, useful tips […] Read More

by , May 12, 2016

This Week in Native Ads

This Week in Native Ads 05/06

Campaign of the Week: 14 Avocado Snacks You Should Make For Cinco De Mayo…And For…Ever Source: Buzzfeed Why we like it: They’ve done it again! Avocados from Mexico make sure that they are the one to count on when celebrating this annual food fest that is Cinco de Mayo. A sponsored list in Buzzfeed that pretty much […] Read More

by , May 5, 2016

This Week in Native Ads

This Week in Native Ads 04/29

Campaign of the Week: Does the Body Reveal Secrets about out Decisions? Source: New York Times Why we like it: Investing in your future is all about making the right decisions. So what better way to talk investment, than with an article about the human factors that goes into how we reason and think? This paid post in The […] Read More

by , April 28, 2016

This Week in Native Ads

This Week in Native Ads 04/15

Campaign of the Week: The Water Diviner Source: Complex Why we like it: Get inspired by the athlete, the one everyone loves to love, as he gets ready for his fifth and final Olympics in Rio. This Custom Feature in Complex, presented by Under Armour, takes you on a typical day in the life of Michael […] Read More

by , April 14, 2016

This Week in Native Ads

This Week in Native Ads 04/08

Campaign of the Week: Guide to Cat Ownership Source: The Onion Why we like it: If you have a cat, chances are you’ll agree with most things being taught here. If you don’t, but are about to get one, you’ll have a good look into what’s to come. This custom feature in The Onion, presented by […] Read More

by , April 7, 2016