WeHo ad tech company begins $100-million buying spree to launch an online publishing arm

West Hollywood firm Engage:BDR Inc. uses its technology to place ads in front of half a billion people each month. But none of those ads appear on websites it owns. Though that's common for ad technology companies, Engage Chief Executive Ted Dhanik no longer sees that as a viable strategy. On Monday,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Launches Key Ad Tech Tools for Publishers and Marketers

Google is bringing a clearer picture of advertising to the mobile world with three tech advancements it announced at a company conference in the Florida Keys today. With Neal Mohan still at the helm of the display ad business, Google unveiled new services that help advertisers more effectively... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2015-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Ad-Tech Company Thinks Interactive Video Ads Can Bypass Blockers

With the rise of ad blocking and fraud concerns, publishers continue to get ads in front of consumers. One startup called Free All Media thinks it may have found a business model that works around those blockers by plugging content directly into publishers' sites. The Hopatcong, N.J.-based... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2015-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Do Publishers Only Get Half of Online Ad Spend?

A "groundbreaking" study--a term used by a report's authors--found that publishers receive only a little more than half (51%) of advertisers' spend. The report, published today by ISBA, the UK trade body for brand-side marketers, raises concerns about transparency in the digital media ecosystem,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-05-06 20:21:44 UTC ]
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Statement: Ad Tech Companies: Stop Journalism-Harming Keyword Blocking Practices

The News Media Alliance and Digital Content Next call on digital advertisers and digital advertising companies to stop using keyword Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Authors and publishers get creative as book launches are moved online

In response to the coronavirus outbreak and government advice to socially distance, authors, readers and booksellers are thinking of new, exciting and creative ways to launch their books and keep readers engaged after in-person-events get cancelled.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 11:27:40 UTC ]
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PRH launches free online guide to getting published

Penguin Random House has developed a free online resource on how to get published, offering practical information and inspiration for unpublished writers on the publishing process. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 04:08:02 UTC ]
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Former OUP publisher launches inclusive fiction development company

Jasmine Richards, formerly a publisher at Oxford University Press (OUP), has launched a fiction development company to create inclusive stories for children. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing launches non-fiction arm

Amazon Publishing is breaking into non-fiction in the UK through imprint Little A. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penzler Launches New Company to Publish Mystery Classics

Otto Penzler's newest venture, Penzler Publishers, will publish print editions of classic detective stories from the golden age of of the genre, which ran from the end of World War I through World War II. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LinkedIn profiles unearthed diversity rankings for 100 tech companies

Countless tech companies have pledged their commitment to diversity in recent years, but it’s largely only giants like Facebook and Google that have caved to pressure and published diversity reports. In the pursuit of transparency, a new initiative called Dear Tech People dug through tens of... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ANA Pushes $50 Million Digital Media Pilot to Combat 'Ad-Tech Tax'

After years of complaining about digital media fraud, brand safety and other problems, the Association of National Advertisers hopes to do something about it, starting a six-month pilot with what it hopes will be 35 marketers and more than $50 million in spending for 30 premium online... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Denver ad-tech company merges, expects to grow

Denver advertising technology company Altitude Digital has merged with Genesis Media, a New York City-based maker of analytics software for online publishers. The combined company will be based in New York City under the Genesis Media name, but it will keep the former Altitude Digital office in... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2017-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IPR License launches online 'Buy Rights' button

Rights and licensing trading platform IPR License has launched a new service which allows sellers to place “Buy Rights” buttons next to books featured online. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kickstarter Hits $100 Million Mark for Publishing Projects

Since its launch in 2009, Kickstarter has raised over $100 million for publishing projects, $21 million of which was raised last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Inc. Acquires Ad-Tech Company Adelphic to Beef Up Programmatic Advertising

As Time Inc. continues to pivot from being seen as a print magazine publisher to a digital media player, the company has acquired programmatic ad-tech company Adelphic. Adelphic will join Viant, a marketing company that Time Inc. acquired a year ago that uses first-party data and programmatic... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Publishers Come Together as Group Nine Media, Backed by $100 Million From Discovery

The digital media industry is facing an extremely competitive revenue landscape. In times like this, it's sometimes better to link arms with other, similar, companies, backed by an even bigger, more profitable company.Discovery Communications on Thursday announced a $100 million minority... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ad Tech Companies Are Testing New Formats Like Virtual Reality and 360 Video

Seventeen years ago, The Blair Witch Project revolutionized movie marketing by turning an indie horror film into a blockbuster with a low-budget viral campaign. Now, just ahead of the third installment of the franchise on Sept. 16, Lionsgate wants to conjure some of the same promotional magic... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Confessions of an ad tech veteran: ‘Publishers need to audit their exchanges’

Header bidding as become a hot topic in publishing as a means of driving better programmatic ad yields, and even Facebook wants in on the action. But in our latest Confession, an ad tech veteran tells us how the race to adopt header bidding is a classic example of why ad tech tax isn't being... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier Publishing Plans $100 Million U.S. Book Division

Bonnier Publishing, the English-language book publishing division of Sweden’s Bonnier Group, has formed Bonnier Publishing USA. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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