San Francisco, CA (PRWEB)
June 28, 2017
AdPlugg announced the release of a new Open Graph ad targeting feature that allows users to target ads more precisely to pages with content relevant to each ad’s specific offering. The Open Graph tagging standard gives publishers the ability to define the topic of each page, how it should be categorized, what content it includes, etc. AdPlugg’s new Open Graph targeting feature gives AdPlugg users the ability to target their ads based on the values defined by these tags.
AdPlugg is an ad server system that is used by more than 12,000 online publishers. The AdPlugg system allows publishers to more easily manage, serve and track their online ads. It also helps advertisers by giving them a quantifiable way to reach and advertise to their specific target market. AdPlugg’s new Open Graph targeting feature helps publishers and advertisers improve the effectiveness of their ads by showing ads on pages more specifically related to the ad offering.
Studies have found that less than 5% of users find ads to be relevant. However, it is generally recognized that a crucial part of an ad’s efficacy is related to the context in which an ad is viewed. For example, showing a consumer an ad for a new car, while they are reading an article that is about cars, can have a profound impact on the consumer’s impression of the advertised car.
By setting Open Graph tags on each article and using AdPlugg’s new Open Graph targeting feature, publishers can provide advertisers with better targeted ad placements. These improved placements can be sold at a premium by the publisher as they will typically result in improved performance for the advertiser. The feature improves the user experience as well, as pages with ads relevant to the content are more well received by readers and found less “annoying.”
“Showing ads that are…