How Contextual Targeting Can Future-Proof Your Brand

How Contextual Targeting Can Future-Proof Your Brand

May 16, 2024

Discover the ins and outs of contextual targeting, how it benefits both advertisers and publishers, and gain valuable insights about best practices. In digital advertising, contextual targeting is a method of strategically placing ads alongside content on a web page that is closely related to the product or service featured in the ad. For example, a company selling swimwear might place an ad alongside or within an article comparing beach...

Decoding Ad Tech Acronyms: A Guide to Must-Know Digital Advertising Jargon

Decoding Ad Tech Acronyms: A Guide to Must-Know Digital Advertising Jargon

May 08, 2024

Ad tech jargon: digital advertising acronyms explained; glossary of ad tech terms: CPM, CTR, CTV, DMP, DSP, PII, PMP, ROAS, ROI, RPM, RTB, SSP. It’s no secret that the world of ad tech uses an entirely different language, with terms like DSP, SSP, DMP, and many more mind-boggling acronyms. Technically speaking, these terms are actually initialisms – terms identified strictly by their first letter like DNA or DIY –while acronyms are...

Programmatic Advertising Made Simple: A 5-Minute Overview

Programmatic Advertising Made Simple: A 5-Minute Overview

April 02, 2024

Learn the basic components of programmatic advertising in this quick overview. On the internet, programmatic ads are everywhere. Odds are, you've already seen a few hundred today, given that—of the 1,622 ads that internet users encounter daily—98% are digital, and 90% of those are programmatic. And more specifically, programmatic video ad spend is expected to reach $96.98...

Women in Media: Expert Advice for Success from Industry Trailblazers

Women in Media: Expert Advice for Success from Industry Trailblazers

March 07, 2024

In honor of Women's History Month and International Women's Day, we've collected impactful advice from a diverse group of women who have made their mark in the industry. In celebration of Women's History Month and International Women’s Day, we're excited to amplify the voices of women shaping the digital media industry. In this special blog post, we've gathered insights and impactful advice from a diverse group of women who have made their mark in the industry....

How Publishers Win Online Video Monetization in 11 Simple Steps

How Publishers Win Online Video Monetization in 11 Simple Steps

March 05, 2024

Learn about “The Publisher’s Blueprint for Achieving Successful Video Monetization at Scale" and why it's a must-read for publishers of all sizes. Contrary to popular myths, no digital publisher is too small or under-resourced to capitalize on video monetization. A robust ecosystem of affordable, license-free technology and content syndication partners are ready to help you unlock new revenue sources, even if you’ve never created a single...

Introducing EX.CO’s New Video Player

Introducing EX.CO’s New Video Player

February 26, 2024

Learn about EX.CO's newest video player: its lightning-fast speed, improved Core Web Vitals, intuitive UX, and compliance with the IAB's new guidelines. It is no secret that in today's world, where every second counts, slow-loading videos can be a huge turn-off for online viewers. That’s why we're excited to introduce our latest innovative video player. It’s time to say goodbye to buffering frustrations and welcome a smoother, more enjoyable...

Navigating the future of video advertising without Google’s third-party cookies

Navigating the future of video advertising without Google’s third-party cookies

February 12, 2024

Learn how video publishers can thrive without third-party cookies and the new, privacy-friendly paths to addressability for advertisers. Are we finally at the beginning of the end? The drawn-out death of third-party cookies has been looming over publishers since 2020 when Google first announced its plan to phase out support for them on Chrome. Now, Google has at last taken the first bite, eliminating cookies from 1% of Chrome...

The Big Game: 9 Most Popular Ads and How They've Evolved

The Big Game: 9 Most Popular Ads and How They've Evolved

February 05, 2024

There are so many iconic ads that play during the Big Game's commercial break, but here are 9 of our popular picks and how they've changed over the years. Editor’s Note: This blog post was originally published in February 2023 but has been updated. Every February in the US, the widely anticipated American Football game of the year finishes the football season with a bang. And more importantly, it's one of the few events where people actually look...

EX.CO Empowers Local Media With Video, Thanks to Partnership with the Local Media Consortium (LMC)

EX.CO Empowers Local Media With Video, Thanks to Partnership with the Local Media Consortium (LMC)

January 31, 2024

Learn more about EX.CO's mission to support local journalism and its game-changing alliance with the Local Media Consortium (LMC).  Despite reports raising questions about the future of local news, local digital news is rapidly evolving. In fact, nearly 300 new digital local news organizations have started since 2016. And as the leading publisher video technology platform, supporting local journalism is an extremely important...

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