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ANA Joins Digital Content Next’s TrustX

The Association of National Advertisers has joined TrustX, a curated, automated, ad-buying marketplace by Digital Content Next. TrustX was created to offer advertisers “a more consistent, brand-safe way to purchase ad innovatory,” per NiemanLab. It already features publishers like Conde Nast, Hearst and Vox Media.

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The High Cost Of Low CPMs

“The Sell Sider” is a column written for the sell side of the digital media community. Today’s column is written by David Kohl, president and CEO at TrustX. The industry has been doing the math wrong. For years media buyers have tolerated the waste everyone knew was part of cheap CPM media buys because, well, […]

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The TrustX Transparency Train Is Picking Up Speed. Next Stop: The Trade Desk

When TrustX launched in September, David Kohl was nervous. “One of the fears is that we would find ourselves in a situation where buyers were making demands that were ultimately not panning out to be so good for the sellers or that sellers would put something into the marketplace that wasn’t interesting to buyers,” said […]

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Huge media companies like CBS and ESPN are banding together to fight Google and Facebook — but it may not be enough

Big media companies are working together to sell digital ads to better battle Google and Facebook The TrustX initiative, which includes buy-in from the likes of CBS, News Corp., Conde Nast and Vox Media, is ramping its capabilities while promising marketers a safe harbor for their ads Yet TrustX faces potential challenges, including competing agendas and […]

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