• Categories: Site Quality

    In the ever-evolving landscape of digital advertising, the jargon can often seem like a labyrinth, and two terms that often cause confusion are CPM and eCPM. Today, we're here to shed light on these crucial metrics that drive the advertising industry. Written by Oliver Renusson, a Yield Analyst at Freestar, this article will not only [...]

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    Video Advertising Techniques Publishers Should be Using To Monetize Their Website In the ever-evolving landscape of digital advertising, video monetization has emerged as a powerful tool for publishers looking to increase their revenue streams. As internet users continue to consume video content at a staggering pace, it's essential for publishers to tap into the [...]

  • Categories: Featured, Site Quality

    Earlier this year, the Association of National Advertisers released a report revealing that MFA websites account for 15% of all annual ad impressions. This translates to approximately $13 billion wasted on media campaigns running on platforms designed solely for advertising purposes. While the existence of these substandard MFA websites is nothing new, recent developments, including [...]

  • User experience (UX) refers to an end user’s interaction with a brand, its products, and/or its services. For publishers, good user experience means that visitors will read a whole article, enjoy it enough to share or come back for more, and view some ads along the way. Ads must be relevant to a publisher’s audience [...]

  • By Brian Weiss & Andy Forwark Freestar’s Page Speed Optimization Suite gives publishers an advantage in Google search results by delivering an optimal user experience as measured by Google and by site audiences.This product often comes with a tradeoff in revenue, especially in the short term, but there’s a caveat and that’s sustained and increasing [...]

  • Price floors have been around since the inception of programmatic advertising. Publishers and their ad operations teams put price floors in place to increase revenue for highly viewable inventory, increase competition between bidders, and help mitigate ad fraud. Using price floors to combat fraud, however, goes hand-in-hand with the long-held belief that ad fraud is perpetrated mostly [...]