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Marty Kratky-Katz

Co-founder & CEO at Blockthrough

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Infographic: Could an extra $690K a year keep publishers from cutting jobs?

By Marty Kratky-Katz on Feb 20, 2019 11:50:00 AM

The fallout from the latest round of media layoffs -- this time, it’s Buzzfeed, HuffPost (Verizon) and Vice -- has people asking some hard questions about the future of publishing.

How does such a brutal market shape the future of “contributed” vs. staff-created content? What does it mean for programmatic and data-driven ad strategies? Or even for the state of democracy in America (and around the world) overall?

All good questions, but I’ve been thinking about one that’s a little less lofty and more down to earth: In a market where even the smallest quarterly revenue gap can cost a reporter, or an ad ops manager, or an account executive their job, why would any publisher leave hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of revenue on the table?

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Adblock Users Aren’t All the Same - So Stop Treating Them as if They Are

By Marty Kratky-Katz on Feb 8, 2019 7:30:00 AM

 
What’s worse than showing consumers ads that they don’t want to see? Writing those consumers off entirely and assuming they’re part of a large and ever-growing class of “unmarketables,” rather than understanding the nuances associated with adblocking behavior.
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[Free Download]: How to recover revenue lost to adblock

By Marty Kratky-Katz on Dec 11, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Read our publisher quick reference guide to learn how to best leverage  adblock recovery tools.

The adblocking problem is costing billions of dollars so recovering this revenue lost to adblock has become table stakes for today’s publisher.

To help publishers choose the right solution to recover revenue lost to adblock, we’ve put together a guide highlighting what drives users to install adblock and the pros & cons of current revenue recovery solutions.

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Blockthrough Acquires PageFair

By Marty Kratky-Katz on Nov 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM

The combination of Blockthrough and PageFair creates the industry’s most comprehensive adblock revenue recovery and analytics platform.

 

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12 Billion Reasons Why Adblock Revenue Recovery has become “table stakes” in the modern publisher stack

By Marty Kratky-Katz on Oct 23, 2018 7:30:00 AM

With the continued growth of adblockers in some regions and persistent rates upwards of 30% in others, publishers should ensure revenue recovery tools are embedded in their stacks.

US Publishers: Revenue Losses Increase With Growth in Adblock Users (Figures in millions)

 

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