IAB Social Media, Native Advertising, and Content Marketing Hub

This hub is where you can find everything related to social/native/content coming out of IAB, including IAB Tech Lab Native-related initiatives.

The IAB Social Media/Native/Content Committee is comprised of over 500 individual IAB members. The Committee’s mission is to identify the most important topics for the industry in the evolving social media, native advertising, and content marketing spaces which are increasingly intertwined. Messaging is also included as part of this Committee. Working groups are formed from committee members to address various marketing issues by providing best practices and education to both help sellers sell and buyers buy. Current working groups are highlighted below and are open to all IAB members.

The work of this committee can also help inform IAB Tech Lab initiatives where tech can provide solutions to various business needs such as The Native OpenRTB specs, highlighted below.

Committee Co-Chairs:

IAB Social Media, Native Advertising, and Content Marketing Hub 5
IAB Social Media, Native Advertising, and Content Marketing Hub 6
IAB Social Media, Native Advertising, and Content Marketing Hub 7
IAB Social Media, Native Advertising, and Content Marketing Hub 8

Current Working Groups

The Social Media/Native/Content Committee  2018 initiatives:

  • Native Advertising Buyer’s Guide –  to identify various native ad buying options and key considerations for brands/agencies to ensure that any branded content/native ad buy meets its objectives. (Group closed. Publish date: 4/18/18)
  • Influencer Marketing for Publishers – A new working group that will outline how publishers are increasingly using influencer marketing tactics to both build their editorial brand and to engage the right audience on their platforms. (Group closed. Published: 2/18/18)

Published Documents

Social Media

Native Advertising

Content Marketing

 

Messaging

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Native Related IAB Tech Lab Initiatives

Current Working Group Projects:

  • Native Advertising Buyer’s Guide Working Group

Developing and distributing branded content had become more complicated than ever with a wide array of package options and pricing that can vary significantly depending on who developed the content, buy types, content types, publisher sites, etc. A working group, co-chaired by Time Inc., Nativo and AdYouLike, is  preparing a document that, for the first time, will identify the various options and the key considerations that marketers should be thinking about upfront make sure that any branded content/native ad buy meets their objectives. More informed buyers will help the entire sell side.

*This group is closed.