4 Best Practices for Creating a Custom Content Strategy

Oct 1, 2015 - Consider these four concepts as you attempt to cultivate a custom content marketing strategy that can yield a compelling campaign with a high propensity for consumer engagement. Comments

Programmatic Media Buying: Sitting at the Intersection of Owned and Paid Media

intersection-shutterstock-203805400 Sep 25, 2015 - The value of programmatic media buying currently has a big impact on the digital marketing industry. How can marketers optimize this type of advertising investment? Comments

The Year of Online Video: What We Saw and What's Next for Brands

online-video-advertising Sep 24, 2015 - Advances in online video during 2015 indicate that this medium is a choice advertising format for brands. What predictions can industry experts make for future progress? Comments

3 Ways to Achieve Sustainable Revenue: Why Gigaom and Re/Code Are the Tip of the Iceberg

money-tree-shutterstock-289276631 Sep 14, 2015 - The revolving door of media publishers incites questions about the sustainability of the current publisher business model. Here are three suggestions that can help encourage revenue. Comments

IAB: HTML5 to Be New Industry Standard

html5-image Aug 17, 2015 - Advertisers have long used Flash to make interactive ads online, but the IAB is going to ditch Flash for HTML5 as the new industry standard. Comments

Rise Of the Authenticators

superwoman Aug 17, 2015 - What can digital marketers do to guarantee their ads reach humans, as opposed to fraudulent bots hijacking human identities and consequently profiting from publishers and advertisers? Comments

Could Microsoft and AOL Take on Google and Facebook?

battleroyale Jul 31, 2015 - To compete with Google and Facebook, Microsoft and AOL are training one another on their respective strengths: content and programmatic. Comments

How to Engage Your Audience with Native Advertising #CZLSF

lauri-baker Jul 28, 2015 - In San Francisco, Lauri Baker, vice president of content partnerships at AOL, will discuss engagement as it relates to the line between sponsored and organic content. Comments

AOL Extends Premium Ad Solutions Into Video

new-aol-logo Jul 23, 2015 - Earlier today, AOL rolled out five premium video ad solutions that combine engaging visual content with data intelligence. Comments

How Email Works: Part Two

email-targeting-display-ads Jul 1, 2015 - In part one of this series, we looked at what happens to an email marketing message from the point when you hit "send." Now we'll follow the email as it reaches its recipient. Comments

Verizon, AOL Finalize Deal to Launch Ad Supported Mobile Video

verizon-logo-one Jun 23, 2015 - AOL and Verizon finalized their partnership today and will soon launch both live and original video content for mobile supported by ONE by AOL programmatic ads. Comments

The Three C’s of Spotify’s Video Play: CPMs, Creators, and Competition

Spotify app logo Jun 16, 2015 - Despite being the world's largest music-streaming platform, Spotify is not profitable. Its recent move into the video space illustrates mobile video ads' valuable future. Comments

The Future Is Personalized

personalization Jun 4, 2015 - Because consumers have come to expect personalized marketing, in the future, it will be key for brands to incorporate personalization in programmatic, wearables and branded content. Comments

The Battle for the Living Room Begins

tv Jun 1, 2015 - Traditional cable companies are in trouble as more people forego traditional TV-watching for streaming digital video from providers like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. Comments

AOL Allows Advertisers To Target App Users

new-aol-logo May 19, 2015 - Right after its acquisition by Verizon, AOL has enhanced its programmatic platform to help marketers not only target mobile app users, but attribute the effect of other mediums on those campaigns. Comments

Verizon Expands to Programmatic Advertising With AOL Acquisition

verizon-image-2015 May 12, 2015 - Telecom giant Verizon has agreed to buy AOL in a $4.4 billion deal. How might this move change the mobile video and programmatic landscape? Comments

AOL Intersects New Video Offerings With Programmatic

new-aol-logo Apr 30, 2015 - At NewFronts 2015, AOL launched a new series of year-round video offerings from actors like James Franco and Jared Leto, as well as NBC in conjunction with its new One by AOL ad platform. Comments

AOL ONE Aims to Simplify Programmatic

aol-logo-eraser-red Apr 14, 2015 - AOL's ONE, an open, unified programmatic platform, will allow advertisers to optimize against various screens, formats, and inventory types. Comments

Best of #TheDress: How Brands Reacted on Twitter

twitter-the-dress-white-and-gold-black-and-blue-hashtag Feb 27, 2015 - A recent photo of an optical illusion has sparked a huge debate across the Internet as to whether a dress is white and gold or black and blue. Many brands have taken to Twitter to join the fun. Comments

Brands Increasingly Choose Data Ownership

ecommerce-conversions-clicks Jan 29, 2015 - By bringing programmatic buying in-house and having their own data management platforms, brands like Allstate and Netflix are able to exercise total control over their user data. Comments

AOL's CMO Erika Nardini: Premium and Programmatic Can Coexist

aol-logo-eraser-red Dec 22, 2014 - In this video interview, Erika Nardini, chief marketing officer of AOL, shares why "barbell strategy" is so important to AOL, and how the media company unifies programmatic products. Comments

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