Part 6 – “Traveling” Through plista Teams around the World


With over 25 markets and over 200 employees worldwide, we are grateful and motivated to proudly stand as a global family. To help celebrate our anticipating 10th birthday, we asked our international, plistarian family to share a bit about themselves as we celebrate our diversity as the global platform for data-driven native advertising. Explore and “digitally travel” on through some of our international markets’ world and read on to learn more about our global plistarians and their respective markets.

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Video Ads: New Feature for Outstream Ads – Tripled Visibility with Sticky Ads


Visibility is key for advertisers and publishers to be able to earn more revenue and spread their message. This is why we have just upgraded our Outstream Ad widgets and added a new feature: Sticky Video. The Sticky Video feature displays videos on the bottom right of the screen as users scroll down. This feature is great for those who seek to promote their campaigns without weakening the user experience and has proven to help online marketers’ KPIs to do well. Let us explain to you how.

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Part 5 – Revisiting Four Creative and Fun plista Campaigns


In this week’s 10 Years plista, we wanted to share some of our clients’ most memorable and interesting campaigns. Over the last 10 years, we have grown in our technology, service, and of course our varied clientele. Read along and check out our picks of some of the most creative and fun campaigns created with our implemented plista widgets.

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Part 4 – How Well Do You Know About Programmatic? 10 Facts


Programmatic has been an ongoing buzz lately, and for good reason. Since our announcement of going native programmatic last autumn, we have been keeping up with the trends that follow this automated method of buying. Not only is programmatic a way for advertisers and publishers to attain high quality inventory, it has also proven to be continuously grow since its high-profile boom back in 2016.

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Branded Content vs. Advertorials – Knowing the Differences and How to Use Them


When it comes to communicating your product or service, something to consider is how to best distribute your message. Would you prefer to hire a trustworthy and reliable third party, or take the leap and directly distribute your message? Nonetheless, there is no right or wrong answer, but rather your own preference as an advertiser or publisher. Today, we would like to share our creative recommendations for inspiration on how to best communicate to your audience. Let us have a look at branded content and advertorials.

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Part 3 – Meet Some of Our Fellow plistarians! 10 plista Faces


With 10 years in the native advertising industry under our belt, plista has come a long way. Over the years, we have grown up immensely in many ways. Our transition from a startup to a company holding opened many doors. Needless to say, the opportunities that flourished gave us a major way of growing up; adding more plistarians to the plista family!

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How to Book Native Programmatic with plista


Programmatic has been an ongoing topic in the industry. We previously mentioned that going native programmatic is especially beneficial for supply and demand partners as this automated way of buying ultimately increases revenue for both parties.

As we recently announced, plista has gone native programmatic. Since both our clients- advertisers and publishers– can now book programmatically, the question then rises: how do we go programmatic, and when can we start? Today, we would like to share with you a step-by-step process on how to book native inventory  programmatically with plista on AppNexus.

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Part 2 – How Well Do You Know plista? 10 Facts and Figures


How well do you know plista? We want to share 10 facts and figures about our company in part two of our special series, “10 Years plista!”  Overall, we are proud to highlight and share some things about us. For example, nearly half of our employees are women, and half of our managers are female! Our international employee spectrum boasts over 32 nationalities, with 25 markets and counting as part of the plista family.

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Case Study: Bridging for Success with Subways’s “Fit Five” Campaign


We recently teamed up with Locarta to measure the number of store visits generated by Subway’s “Fit Five” campaign, which was running with plista.  Held from May to August 2017, the campaign was part of a larger campaign planned and created by Essence, a Düsseldorf-based media agency. Thus, plista took part in the native ad section. Locarta, a location analytics startup, is the “Google Analytics” for the physical world. With its GPS and Wifi-fingerprint-tracking services, we found that our native campaigns showcasing Subway’s “Fit Five” impacted quite a number of users in Germany. Here, sporty and healthy women between the ages of 20-39 years old were targeted.

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Part 1 – 10 Years of Native Advertising with plista


As we all enjoy the refreshing spring season, we can’t help but anticipate the arrival of summer, which is just around the corner! This summer of 2018 is a special one. Come August, plista will be celebrating its 10th year as the global platform for data-driven native advertising!

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