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Snapchat Discover Channels

New forms of advertising continue to pop up on what seems like a daily basis. On our phones, on our TV's and in our ears. In recent months, one of the biggest trends in advertising has been the adoption of Snapchat's new and unique ad inventory. From location-based filters to interactive videos, and on, Snapchat advertising provides brands with practices not previously available. Typically, Snapchat advertisers look to target the teen to early-20's demographic.

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Advertising Mergers & Acquisitions: May 2018

In our last monthly report, we saw another $34 billion in closed mergers and acquisitions, bringing the year's total to roughly $160 billion across more than 380 deals.

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5 Benefits of Ad Sales Intelligence

In the current ad sales market, reps are expected to do more than ever before. They are expected to give more immersive, impressive, customized pitches to their prospects. That requires an intense amount of research and information, yet reps have less time then ever to spend learning that information and building their pitches.

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Advertising Mergers and Acquisitions: April 2018

So far, in 2018, MediaRadar has tracked over $160 billion across more than 380 mergers and acquisitions in total. To this point, March has been the standout month of the year, with 82 mergers and acquisitions for a disclosed total of more than $61 billion.

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3 Takeaways from Programmatic IO April 2018

AdExchanger's Programmatic I/O is the world's largest gathering of the data-driven marketing ecosystem. It is a semi-annual event, and this time around, was held in San Francisco on April 10th and 11th, as nearly 3000 professionals and experts shared stories and insights about their experiences with programmatic media and advertising, from both the buyer and seller-side of the equation.

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4 Reasons Why Brands Like Podcasts for Direct Response Advertising

Both publishers and advertisers should be paying close attention to the expanding world of podcasts. More and more content producers have adopted the format, and like any other form of content, advertisers are following.

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Facebook vs. Snapchat: 5 Panel Takeaways

On April 5th, 2018, MediaRadar hosted a panel to discuss the state of the media industry following the recent, sweeping changes made by Facebook.

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Advertising Mergers and Acquisitions: March 2018

In last month's advertising mergers and acquisitions report, we did a recap of all of February 2018's deals. After an action-packed close to 2017, however, February proved to be comparatively slow. This month, it appears that we're back to where 2017 left off, with March showing a sharp increase in deals. In fact, March was easily the most action-filled month of the year thus far. Let's take a look at the high-profile and media deals, as well as the announcements and rumors from the publisher and brand space, March 2018.

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Facebook: Are Advertisers Leaving the Social Network?

To say the least, Facebook has been in the news quite a bit recently. And while that may not come as a surprise to many, the conversation surrounding the platform and its content is one that is still very important for publishers and their advertisers. In recent months, Facebook has been roasting in the spotlight of the general public, as concerns surfaced over the platform's user-privacy, data-leaking, and potential role in the 2016 U.S. Election. It's proven to be the most intense scrutiny put on any platform in the relatively brief lifespan of social media.

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5 Things Every Ad Sales Rep Should Do Every Day

Ad sales professionals have a lot to do on a daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly basis. As each quarter comes and goes, and the months fly by, a single day can often seem like a blur - a flicker of time. One of the best ways for any ad sales rep to set themselves up for year-long success, however, is to focus specifically on those blurry, fast-moving, singular days. That's where having a routine comes into the equation.

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