Leading Publishers Including NDN Tout Early Jump in Revenue
DENVER – September 17, 2013 – SpotX, Inc., today announced the launch of the SpotX platform, which offers publishers the industry’s highest level of transparency within programmatic video advertising. SpotX’s end-to-end platform creates unprecedented control for publishers’ inventory, and platform customer NDN has already experienced a notable increase in yield as a result.
Unlike other video advertising platforms, SpotX helps alleviate publishers’ concerns over channel conflict and CPM pricing degradation with unparalleled transparency into buy side behavior. Publishers can utilize all their major video demand sources including ad networks, demand side platforms (DSPs) and agency trading desks (ATDs), as well as direct sales, and choose between an open market or programmatic direct deals through the SpotX platform. SpotX will guide publishers through the platform, providing actionable insights on data and offering managed services where needed. Publishers including NDN use the SpotX platform to drive greater efficiencies through programmatic while maximizing yield for their video ad inventory.
NDN is the Digital Media Exchange providing syndication and monetization for content providers and publishers. The company enables local and national partners to curate and embed premium content onto their sites using NDN’s versatile video player suite. SpotX’s asynchronous ad delivery technology empowers NDN to deliver a premium digital broadcast experience while providing actionable insights that drive strategic decisions.
“NDN has been eager to tap into the programmatic opportunity and SpotX has made it easy for us to navigate the growing automated world,” said Greg Peters, CEO of NDN. “We’ve been impressed with SpotX’s ability to match our national reach and love that we can use their self-service platform or call on their trusted team of video experts. We look forward to working closely with their team to achieve maximum revenue for our impressions.”
The SpotX platform supports video on any device and includes the following features:
“The publisher ecosystem is still full of challenges and we’re incredibly attuned to the fact that managing relationships in video can often be a complex and murky endeavor for premium publishers,” said Mike Shehan, CEO of SpotX. “SpotX continues to make it easy for publishers to leverage innovative, industry-leading solutions for navigating the programmatic advertising model. We are the only player in the video market today offering publishers this level of transparency, and coupled with our reputation for unmatched customer service, the SpotX platform is an easy choice for premium publishers looking to increase revenue for their inventory.”
For more information on the SpotX platform, please visit: https://www.spotx.tv/publishers.
SpotX is the trusted video advertising platform for premium publishers, connecting them with advertisers, agencies, trading desks, DSPs and ad networks to ensure they achieve maximum revenue for their inventory. SpotX shows premium publishers and more than 1,000 world class advertisers that there is a better way to buy and sell digital video – with trusted solutions that guarantee total transparency, brand safety and real-time control in an open market or directly executed through the SpotX platform. Headquartered north of Denver, SpotX has offices in New York, London, and Sydney and is ranked 6th on comScore for video ads served, reaching over 200 million unique visitors in more than 80 countries each month. For more information, please visit www.spotxchange.com and follow SpotX on Twitter @SpotX.
NDN offers a unique video content syndication and advertising solution for the online media market with a centralized platform offering sophisticated news, finance, travel, entertainment and sports content. NDN’s player suite and content management tools eliminate significant infrastructure and operating costs while creating monetization opportunities for publishers. NDN gives content providers increased brand presence and revenue streams by accessing a broader audience on trusted, established news destinations. As the 4th largest video property in the US (comScore, August 2013) NDN provides marketers with scale efficiency as well as rich targeting options for reaching premium online audiences. For more information, please visit www.newsinc.com.
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