Mobile

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Strategic Business Challenge: Mobile Posse’s Adrian Velthuis

Mobile Posse CRO Adrian Velthuis tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell that one of the biggest challenges his business has faced is fighting malvertising — the insertion of fraudulent ads into the ecosystem. After describing their successful efforts against this scourge, Velthuis, a lover of economics, offers a suggestion regarding the Federal Reserve.

People of Ad Tech: Mediasmart CEO Noelia Amoedo

Mediasmart CEO and Cofounder Noelia Amoedo tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell that poor measurement practices have led some media buyers to conclude — wrongly — that mobile advertising doesn’t work. Mediasmart trusts Smart and others to ensure a quality ecosystem. Music: “Morning Rays” by Jim Duffy. Used with permission.

People of Ad Tech: Mozoo CEO Jules Minvielle

Mozoo CEO Jules Minvielle tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell that his company bought AdinCube because the latter company’s AI technology will help increase revenue for mobile publishers. Minvielle argues that above all else, mobile publishers need to demonstrate that they’ve addressed the risk of fraud. Music: “Morning Rays” by Jim Duffy. Used with permission.

To Be or Not To Be: That is the Mobile First Index

By: Jess Carson Anyone who has even the smallest link to a search engine marketer has heard the phrase “Mobile First Index” uttered in reverence, anxiety and/or fear. We know this major algorithm update will shake up Google’s search engine results in a huge way, but the question is when? With the announcement coming out… Continue reading »

People of Ad Tech: AdviceLocal Senior VP Brooke Henderson

AdviceLocal Senior VP Brooke Henderson tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell that many brands are losing sales across the country because their local contact info and map locations are listed incorrectly. Music: “Morning Rays” by Jim Duffy. Used with permission.

People of Ad Tech: Adloox CEO Marco Ricci

Adloox CEO Marco Ricci tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell that ad fraud is growing faster than ad tech — prompting brands to spend ad dollars elsewhere. Ricci explains how domain spoofing works, arguing that it’s more sophisticated than botnet fraud. Music: “Morning Rays” by Jim Duffy. Used with permission.

People of Ad Tech: Sabio CEO Aziz Rahim

Sabio CEO Aziz Rahim tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell that people now spend nearly six times as many minutes ‘in-app’ as they do on the mobile web, but many misuse the stat ‘time spent in app.’ Rahim notes that airline and hotel apps are often pivotal even though users spend little time in them.… Continue reading »

People of Ad Tech: Crealytics CEO Andreas Reiffen

Google Earnings Edition: Crealytics CEO and Cofounder Andreas Reiffen tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell that when Google reports its earnings after the market closes on Thursday, we should learn that Cost-Per-Click, or CPC, has dropped even as Google itself has continued to grow. In explaining how Google pulls off that trick, Reiffen expands on… Continue reading »

People of Ad Tech: AppsFlyer Sales VP Sunil Bhagwan

AppsFlyer Sales VP Sunil Bhagwan tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell that marketers can now use refereshable identifiers to figure out who’s using mobile devices. His company’s ability to attribute mobile actions has attracted more than 2,000 partners, including Facebook, Google and Latin American player Adsmovil. Bhagwan says the industry is on the verge of… Continue reading »

Being Careful with Mobile Interstitials

By: Jess Carson I know, it seems like every two seconds the “all-powerful” Google is updating its algorithm to further enhance user experience (which is the holy grail because, let’s face it, users are difficult). Back in August of 2016, Google announced that it would start “cracking down” on “intrusive interstitials” (say that three times… Continue reading »

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