No Spray-And-Pray: WD-40’s CTV Campaign Reaches Younger “Doers”

Linear TV may provide massive reach, but WD-40 had a particular audience in mind for its most recent campaign: a subset of millennial workers with jobs in hands-on industries. And so WD-40 turned to connected TV, focusing on a branding message celebrating “doers.” Executing its branding campaign programmatically allowed WD-40 to target that high-level messageContinue reading »

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Telaria’s Mark Zagorski On Earning Impressions And Exclusive Deals In CTV

Telaria has more than tripled its stock price since Mark Zagorski took over as CEO almost two years ago. Telaria’s Q1 revenue increased 42% year-over-year to $13.8 million, according to the company’s quarterly earnings report on Thursday. Recently, the video ad tech company has been riding the tailwinds of connected TV (CTV) and OTT appContinue reading »

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Why Wouldn’t Netflix Launch An Ad-Supported Business?

“On TV And Video” is a column exploring opportunities and challenges in advanced TV and video. Today’s column is written by Mark Zagorski, CEO at Telaria. The question of whether Netflix will introduce an ad-supported business should not be will-they-or-won’t-they, but rather when and how. Those bullish on Netflix’s strategy of flooding screens with anContinue reading »

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Pluto TV’s Play For CTV Ad Dollars

Pluto TV is the anti-Netflix. It’s free and ad-supported. Users scroll through channels and watch whatever show is already playing, replicating the channel surfing that’s a hallmark of old-fashioned TV watching. Viacom spent $340 million in cash to acquire Pluto TV in January, validating the concept and its audience. The deal felt like “Cinderella gettingContinue reading »

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Telaria Bounces Back On Strength Of CTV Media Players

The programmatic video ad tech provider Telaria earned $55.2 million in 2018, up 26% from the year before, with total profits up 20% to $16.8 million, the company disclosed in its earnings report on Tuesday. Telaria shares were up more than a third during the day and have now recovered from the company’s earnings reportContinue reading »

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Telaria To Power Hulu’s PMP, Automating Big Screen Ads

Remember when Hulu opened its automated private marketplace at the beginning of 2019? Turns out Telaria is the vendor that’s powering it. As part of a two-year deal, Hulu will use Telaria’s tech to enable its PMP for advertising across all screens, the video ad platform said Wednesday – from the big one in theContinue reading »

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How Tremor Video DSP Broke Its Profitability Dry Spell

Tremor Video DSP is working out some growing pains. At the beginning of this year, Tremor regained profitability for the first time since it was spun off in August 2017 from the SSP that would become known as Telaria. Tremor operates as a business division within Taptica, the mobile ad tech company that acquired theContinue reading »

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Telaria Revises Guidance Downward, Loses One-Third Of Its Value

Telaria revised both its third quarter and full year earnings guidance downward Thursday, causing its stock price to drop 35%. The supply-side platform formerly known as Tremor Video expects its Q3 revenue to be “between $13.0 million and $13.5 million, and adjusted EBITDA between a loss of $0.5 million,” its release states. The company alsoContinue reading »

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4C Adds Integrations To Make OTT And Linear Inventory More Accessible

See you later, siloed views. Data science and technology company 4C is hoping its integrations with Freewheel, Telaria and SpotX, unveiled Tuesday, will streamline the buying of over-the-top (OTT) and linear inventory. These partnerships make more OTT and linear inventory accessible within 4C’s platform, Scope, a dashboard that lets ad buyers plan, purchase and measureContinue reading »

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Podcast: Telaria Tells All

Here’s today’s AdExchanger.com news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here. This week on the podcast, we hear from Mark Zagorski, CEO of publicly traded Telaria. Telaria has been through many changes. Founded as video ad network Tremor Media, it later embraced programmatic. Last year it sold off the Tremor demand-side business and rebranded toContinue reading »

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