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If you plan to succeed online and grow your business through online channels, you’re going to need development help. Whether you need a complex custom ecommerce website built from scratch, a simple themed WordPress site setup, or individual fixes, plug-ins, site maintenance, or coding assistance, Thrive’s experienced technical staff has you covered! We will work directly with your in-house technical team, collaborate with your current development contractors, or take on all development needs ourselves. Every situation is different. Thrive will work to make yours a success! Web Development.

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Google News Initiative Kicks Off With Subscribe With Google, Other Efforts

During an event in New York City, Google made their plans to help support publishers' subscription business even more clear. A wider framework is being launched called Google News Initiative.  It's building on a number of projects the company had announced last fall. Google’s Chief Business Officer Philipp Schindler outlined the three key objectives of the [...]

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Quora Launches List Match Targeting For Reaching Audiences Based On Email Lists

Quora has been continuously pushing out new capabilities for its ads platform.  The platform released List Match Audiences this week. Just like Customer Match in Google and Custom Audiences in Facebook, advertisers will have the ability to upload customer or prospect email lists to Quora for ad targeting or exclusions. According to the company, emails are hashed locally on [...]

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Ad Fraud Allegations Continue To Besiege Newsweek Media Group

The fallout of ad fraud continues for Newsweek Media Group as ad tech vendors are saying that they have stopped selling NMG inventory through their exchanges and networks. Last week, SpotX and AppNexus told The Wall Street Journal that they have ended their relationships to sell ads on NMG properties. According to DoubleVerify, a third-party measurement and authentication [...]

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IAB’s First Publication On Blockchain In Advertising Paints An Optimistic Picture

It seems that blockchain is picking up steam as a solution to some of digital advertising’s biggest problems.  The Interactive Advertising Bureau (iAB) has release its first publication on the topic. The white paper, “Blockchain for Video Advertising: A Market Snapshot of Publisher & Buyer Uses Cases,” surveys the technology, its potential added values — such as [...]

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Ad Tech Firms Join PageFair’s New Perimeter Initiative For GDPR-Compliant Ad Targeting

The Dublin, Ireland-based firm, PageFair, has analyzed the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)and determined that user consent is  “unworkable” for targeted advertising, and the company is now trying to reinvent that wheel. The firm announced a joint initiative with eight other ad tech companies that provides GDPR-compliant ad targeting without requiring user consent. The intitial group participating [...]

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Bringing Creative In-House: 8 Steps For Avoiding Disaster

These days, clients are taking more and more of their programmatic work in-house.  This migration is increasingly moving beyond media buying to include creative work.  At the company, Flashtalking, they've seen a half a dozen major clients in the last 12 months take meaningful steps to bringing digital creative in-house.  But, a number of them struggle to achieve [...]

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IAB Tech Lab Releases OpenDirect 2.0 And OpenData 1.0

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Tech lab is out with two new specs: Version 2.0 of its OpenDirect spec for automated guaranteed buying and selling The first OpenData spec for reporting campaign performance metrics OpenDirect offers standards for ad transactions directly between a publisher and an advertiser.  With IAB's OpenRTB providing the transactional protocol for real-time bidding, OpenDirect will [...]

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SteelHouse Adds Connected TV

SteelHouse, a self-service platform, announced this week that it is adding Connected TV (CTV) to its advertising capabilities, marking another step toward full citezenship in the advertising ecosystem for Net-based television. According to an eMarketer study, CTV viewers are expected to reach almost 60 percent of the US population this year. So what is CTV?  It's online [...]

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