Posts Tagged ‘ Advertising ’

LUMA Partners state of digital media in 2016

May 26th, 2016 | By
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The digital media and advertising landscape is staggeringly complex. In the milliseconds it takes for a web page to load, dozens of companies you probably have never heard of are bidding in a furious auction to serve you an ad. And that’s just one area: programmatic advertising. The investment bank LUMA Partners, the company known



Google’s New Mobile Ad Formats & Tools

Oct 6th, 2014 | By
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As Advertising Week in New York City kicks off, Google is introducing new mobile display formats and tools that will roll out over the coming months. The push to make it easier for advertisers to run campaigns on the mobile web and in apps — with creative units that perform better than traditional banners —



Millennial Media To Acquire Nexage For $107.5M

Sep 23rd, 2014 | By
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To accelerate its leading position in mobile advertising, Millennial Media (NYSE: MM) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Nexage for approximately $107.5 million in cash and stock, subject to certain adjustments. Based in Boston, privately held Nexage is a leading provider of Real-Time-Bidding (RTB) technology that helps to automate the buying



EBay to Serve In-App Ads on Mobile Devices

Sep 15th, 2014 | By
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The e-commerce giant will start running ads within its mobile shopping app in the fourth quarter of this year. eBay will begin to run ads in its mobile app in this year’s fourth quarter, to help advertisers target consumers on both smartphones and tablets. The online market place has always been a strong contender in



Real-Time Myth-Busting

Sep 3rd, 2014 | By
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There are many myths and misconceptions surrounding the concept of real-time bidding. Here are five explanations of common misunderstandings to help marketers embrace the new technology. Real-time bidding (RTB) is still relatively new to the digital marketing industry. Below I discuss five common misconceptions about RTB in order to guide advertisers toward appropriate expectations. Myth



AppNexus Scores $1.2 Billion Valuation For New York Ad Tech Scene

Aug 19th, 2014 | By
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The New York ad tech community has a billion-dollar company at last, and it’s Brian O’Kelley’s AppNexus after all. Weeks after rumors linked Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba to an investments, AppNexus has announced a new late-stage funding round that values the company at $1.2 billion, nearly doubling the valuation of the company from its last



Rocket Fuel To Buy [X+1] For Estimated $230M

Aug 6th, 2014 | By
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Rocket Fuel (NASDAQ: FUEL), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) advertising solutions for digital marketers, and [x+1], Inc., a leading provider of programmatic marketing and data management solutions, announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Rocket Fuel will acquire [x+1] in a cash and stock transaction, with an enterprise



LinkedIn Will Acquire Bizo For $175M

Jul 23rd, 2014 | By
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LinkedIn just announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Bizo (B2B Display Ad Platform), a company that helps advertisers reach businesses and professionals. LinkedIn says the deal is worth around $175 million — 90 percent cash and 10 percent stock. Bizo spun out from business directory ZoomInfo back in 2008. It raised a



Yahoo To Buy Flurry, Gaining Foothold In Booming App Tracking Market

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By
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Just a week after Yahoo’s Q2 earnings call, in which CEO Marissa Mayer said she was looking to position Yahoo as a “mobile-first company,” the M&A bug has hit again: Yahoo is acquiring mobile analytic platform and ad marketplace Flurry. Publishers sell their ad inventory through Flurry’s platform or buy traffic from applications, which also provides analytics to



Organic Search Accounts for Up to 64% of Website Traffic

Jul 17th, 2014 | By
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Knowing exactly how your customers are finding you online is a key part of any successful online marketing strategy. But is simply viewing your Google Analytics and taking the data at face value enough? Groupon didn’t seem to think so. That’s why Groupon de-indexed their site for nearly 6 hours this month. What Groupon wanted






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