Demand-Side Platform (DSP) is a software that automates performing digital ad impressions on mobile web, desktop, and in-app. This software enables advertisers to purchase ad spaces on online platforms of publishers and to fill these ad spaces with ads of their own brands in display, video, native, pop, push kind of advertising formats.
Accordingly, publishers offer their ad spaces through ad exchanges with demand-side platforms integrated to advertisers and advertisers purchase ad spaces by deciding which one is the most appropriate for ad impressions. All these processes are carried out automatically and in real-time. So, for what are the reasons advertisers work with a demand-side platform?
Programmatic advertising is defined as an advertising technology in which online user data is used and media purchase processes are automatically completed, focusing on the data. While predictions, face-to-face meetings, and possibilities come into question in the conventional purchase method, transparent purchase processes, and practicability come to the forefront under the light of algorithms in programmatic advertising.
Investments on the programmatic advertising which is becoming more popular every passing year are thought to reach 39 billion dollars in 2018 in the United States. In addition, it is foreseen that B2B companies which are slow on the uptake of the programmatic technology compared to B2C companies will speed up the adaptation process in 2019. So, what qualities of the programmatic advertising which is one of the most emphasized subjects in the world, particularly for the last several years make it different than conventional methods?
The CPM pricing model was first introduced in 1995 and significant developments in internet advertising started to arise in a short span of time. This ad pricing model that is quite scalable meant that both advertisers and publishers could profit and measure their profits in the world of digital advertising.
Thanks to CPM model which is the abbreviation of Cost Per Mille, advertisers pay publishers when online advertising contents are viewed 1000 times. It enables advertisers to ensure that the target audience comes into contact with the advertisement. The fact that how many times the target audience who visits the platform of the online publisher views banners or content-based ads is the foundation of the CPM model. It means that advertisers buy a CPM ad for each view that is performed by a web visitor.
Therefore, 30.000 views for a banner ad are expected when a 30.000 CPM-based ad is purchased. However, it is worth reminding that the 30.000 ad-views are not performed by 30.000 unique visitors. CPM advertising, especially preferred frequently in affiliate marketing, is a pretty effective model depending on the purpose of an ad. Here are the other important details about the CPM advertising…
Digital advertising is an important marketing strategy for companies to announce their products and services to their target audiences by using online platforms. Including display ads, mobile ads and video ads, digital advertisement methods are effective in many platforms like gaming and mobile and play a huge role in reaching masses.
As a result of changing ways of media consumption, online ads are growing more popular, and one of the most significant features of the online ads is that they provide the maximum profit with the lowest possible budget. Therefore, companies can purchase ad space on online platforms and choose where they are displayed within their advertising budget. Thus, it may be said that the efficiency of ads is in the hands of the advertising agencies.
So, what can advertising agencies do to achieve success? Which methods may be used when purchasing online ad space and which purchases are the most effective and profitable?
Here are the details of the most prominent advertisement purchasing technologies, such as Ad Exchange, DSP, and SSP, for the companies preparing to enter or are already involved in the digital advertising ecosystem…
Native advertising has become one of the most popular types of advertisements as it is able to adapt to its medium. Native advertising appears as though it is a part of the content of an online website but is a paid promotion model and with it, advertisers can offer valuable content to the masses according to their expectations, similar to a content ad.
Naturally, users who see content that is satisfactory for their needs and expectations form a positive impression of the advertising brand. Despite this, there are many companies that do not include native ads in their marketing strategies, even today. However, it is important to know that native advertisements are of the quality that supports other marketing activities and their popularity never drops below a certain level.
Here are 3 reasons to include native advertisements in a digital marketing plan…
Everything about digital advertising is based on advertisers’ capability of reaching their target audience with the help of publishers. Whereas this requires for the publishers to purchase the advertising spaces on websites. At this point, demand based solution partners such as ad networks, DSPs (Demand Side Platform) and ad exchange seek out for the proper audience that fits the advertiser’s target audience. As for displaying ads to these prospective customers, payment is being made to the publishers.
Surely, the amount of payment is not equal for all ad spaces. Therefore the publishers should make sure that they are selling their digital ad inventories at their real value. That’s where the SSPs, i.e, Supply Side Platforms, come on to scene. SSPs are responsible for managing and optimizing the publishers’ ad spaces on their behalf. That is to say, the SSPs actually provide the publishers full control over their inventories.
So, what are the features that the publishers must make sure being offered, before deciding on the best SSP for themselves?