Category "Technology"

Implementing Header-Bid (Tagless) DFP Ad Solutions – Part 1

Recently we asked Jon Crowell, who heads up development for StudyBreak Media, to break his blog silence. Jon obliged and the result will be a series of posts that cover a few technical specifics regarding ad serving and ‘tagless’ solutions. Jon has developed a number of tools that aid in our ad optimization and we’re excited to get a chance to share a few of his views on the space. 

EDH

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What’s the Difference between Programmatic and RTB?

As a newbie, I’m still learning as I go. But one term StudyBreak Media so wisely made sure I was familiar with right away was programmatic. Why? Well, just do an online search for it and you’ll see. It’s a pretty hot topic; many consider it to be the future of digital advertising – that is here, right now.

At first, I had a really hard time understanding the difference between programmatic and real time bidding (RTB), a closely linked term. But as I started to research more and more, I realized I wasn’t alone. Nor was I alone in trying to learn what it all meant for digital advertising. Thank goodness.

So let’s break it down.

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