Advertising solutions that rely on Big Data can still deliver good user experiences. In publishing, the Catch–22 is that readers generally want great quality content but for free. The publishing industry’s solution is ad-supported content which has a pretty simple proposition:
The 2016 Olympics are approaching and elite athletes from around the world will be traveling to Brazil in hopes of taking home gold. But athletes aren’t the only ones that should be excited. Publishers have benefitted a lot from past Olympics events and can expect tremendous opportunities from the upcoming summer Olympics in August.
User experience has become a marketing industry buzzword but it is so much more than that. Publishers that pay careful attention to user experience will thrive where others fail, increase their ad revenues where others see a decrease.
Viewability is a relatively new term in the online advertising lexicon and it has rapidly becoming a significant factor that determines whether publishers, already under significant pressure to monetize their digital properties, will be able to remain afloat and viable or whether they will lose even more revenue and shut down.
For publishers, ad placement is everything. An ad’s placement on a page and even its design will determine whether a user completely ignores an ad and denies you, the publisher, revenue you earn from it. It is also crucial to ensure that your ad placements are not disruptive and intrusive to the user or that you create false floors that are created, inaccurately signaling the end of content. This causes users to miss ads that would otherwise be crucial and helpful. Thankfully, though, there are ways to optimize your ad placement strategy to avoid such issues.
When someone says “native advertising”, what comes to mind for you? You’ll be surprised to learn just how many options the industry has to offer in this category. Native advertising is a powerful medium for both publishers and advertisers and it is growing rapidly. In fact, according to the iab –