3 reasons why viewability and user engagement makes the perfect love story

Viewability has quickly become one of the most important metrics in digital advertising. High viewability is key in driving up revenue, and ensures that your demand partners want to spend money on your inventory. Demand partners are no longer paying for non-viewable ads. If your ads aren’t viewable, you won’t gain revenue from them. Viewability […]

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How Should Publishers Assess the Value of Demand Partners?

As digital publishers keep striving to save time and make money, they are taking a closer look at the value their ad-technology partners bring to the table. A recent AdExchanger article offered a detailed view covering the publishers’ quest for partners that drive both yield and engagement, as well as the trend for slimming down […]

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Update from the Road: What Does Winning Look Like? [Part 2]

It’s been a little bit over a month since I started down the path to find out what makes a winning publisher. I’ve thrown out a few questions on the Sovrn Forum, had some discussions on LinkedIn, had various in-person discussions and have talked about it at Opsx in Washington DC and Ops in New […]

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Viewability & Engagement: Keys to Future Revenue

Viewability and reload ads have been around for a while, but bringing engagement into the mix is an entirely new concept for advertisers and publishers alike. By combining viewability and engagement, publishers are able to unlock the full revenue potential of their sites. We achieve this with our viewability tools, powered by //Signal technology. These […]

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Three Metrics for Viewable Ads

three metrics for viewable ads

In-view ads are in high demand across the advertising industry. Instead of rubbing the genie’s belly hoping their ads are seen by a reader, advertisers can now guarantee that their ads are being engaged with. Say what? When understanding in-view ads, there are three metrics to pay attention to: dwell time, engagement time and percent […]

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Wading into the Blocked Web

Optimal has been acquired by Sovrn. Please read post from Sovrn’s CEO, Walter Knapp, for more information. Post from Walter Knapp, CEO of Sovrn Post from Rob Leathern, CEO/Founder of Optimal To learn more, please email us at adblocking@sovrn.com or join the discussion on our community forum. […]

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Tips for Formatting the Perfect Blog Post

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I bet you write some pretty awesome content on your blog. However, you may be wondering why your readers are not as convinced. I’d venture to say that it may not be the actual content itself that’s not captivating and engaging your audience, but rather the lack of a skimmable, easy-to-digest format of your posts. […]

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Mobilegeddon: The Effects of Google’s Recent Mobile Algorithm Update

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It has been 3 months since Google implemented the mobile-friendly update to their search algorithm and brought “Mobilegeddon” upon the digital publishing world.  Last time we discussed this update it had only been announced and we were advising publishers to take the initiative and make their sites mobile-friendly to prepare. Now that it has been […]

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4 Blogging Best Practices Vital to Growth

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Sovrn has the opportunity to work with over 20,000 talented publishers, helping them with their monetization strategies through advanced audience analytics, programmatic advertising solutions, and a robust publisher-facing reporting platform. You might think the sheer volume of publishers we work with might make us jaded to the quality of the content we help monetize. On […]

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Growth Hack: Focus On Reader Engagement

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One of the most common questions being asked in the blogging community is, “How do I drive traffic to my site?” Traffic is often viewed as the definitive way to measure website success, but pageviews alone aren’t enough to make you stand out. While getting new visitors to your site is important, reader engagement is […]

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