Buyers Integration Checklist

Integrating to buy ad space from ONE by AOL: Mobile's inventory may seem complicated, but it really isn't. The steps below clarify the process.

Familiarize yourself with our platform, and once you are ready to become a partner with ONE by AOL: Mobile - get the process started with an email to  request-info-mobile-demand@teamaol.com

Next complete the following steps in order.

  1. Meet your Account Manager and provide info about your platform.
  2. Sign the Master Service Agreement Contract (MSA) and return to your account manager.
  3. Follow the prompt in the email from your account manager.
    1. Code to the RTB spec and ONE by AOL: Mobile’s specs
    2. Login to the ONE by AOL: Mobile UI
    3. Enter your endpoint (URL) and adjust Bidder Configuration Filters (See UI Set Up for Mobile Buyers)
    4. Check out UI Reporting features (See Monitoring Performance with the Mobile UI)
    5. As an alternative to UI reports, access reporting via reporting API (See Monitoring Performance with the Reporting API for Mobile Buyers)
  4. Complete Testing in test environment with following expectations:
    1. Ad Quality: iURL, Adomain, Creative ID & Campaign ID
    2. Banner/Interstitial Test
    3. Video Test
    4. Optional Deal ID or Native Test (let your account manager know if these tests are required)
    5. See the Bid Request Examples article and submit representative response samples to your account manager who will ensure compatibility and quality control
    6. Ensure your response meets the time requirement; under 200 ms
    7. Receive final approval email from account manager
  5. Run Live Tests
    1. Native Test (if not done in test environment)
    2. Deal ID Test (if not done in test environment)
    3. Use the AOL Expo app to test creatives prior to launching
  6. Run Bidder Performance Reports
    1. Using the UI Reporting feature
    2. Or code to our Reporting API 
  7. Ramp Up - increase QPS to your comfort level.
  8. Target Your Campaigns - familiarize yourself with Nexage custom extensions and use them to help you better target your advertising.
  9. Dive deeper into bidder performance using Metamarkets.
  10. Enhance the Partnership 
    1. User Matching
    2. Deal ID and PMP support
    3. Header Bidding
    4. Viewability
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