Custom Contextual Targeting Segments

Advertising with Custom Contextual Targeting Segments

A successful Contextual Targeting strategy requires a deep understanding of not only the business or product you are advertising but insights into your target audience and their current strategy. Sometimes the best solution is to create something entirely unique to ensure you hit your target audience. This is where the team at Gourmet Ads can help.

Pioneering New Avenues in Contextual Advertising

In the ever-evolving world of digital advertising, Gourmet Ads is leading the charge with innovative, strategic solutions that maximize ad relevance and consumer engagement. A significant component of our service portfolio is custom contextual targeting – an advanced strategy that transcends traditional boundaries to connect with audiences in real time.

Gourmet Ads’ Own Contextual Engine

Gourmet Ads’ standout feature is our proprietary contextual targeting engine called “The URL Project” which we built from the ground up in 2020. Our proprietary cutting-edge tool sets us apart in the industry, as it allows us to craft incredibly distinctive custom segments tailored to the specific needs of each advertiser. The combination of our advanced crawling technology at the URL level and expertise in the creation of contextual segments ensures that our clients benefit from contextual advertising strategies that are truly one-of-a-kind, enhancing ad relevance, audience engagement, and overall campaign effectiveness.

Unleashing the Power of Custom Contextual Targeting Segments with Gourmet Ads

At Gourmet Ads, we understand that each brand is unique, with its distinct audience and specific advertising objectives. This core understanding underpins our custom contextual targeting offering. By curating unique ad environments based on relevant topics, keywords, and interests, we help Food, Supermarket and CPG brands deliver impactful ads that resonate with their audience’s immediate content consumption.

Making Customization the New Standard

Our custom Contextual Targeting Segments leverage a brand’s nuances to the fullest. Whether it’s brand names, product specifics, consumer interests, demographics, or trending topics, our tailored approach ensures your ads are seen and resonate deeply with the target audience, driving engagement and campaign effectiveness.

Ideas for Creating Custom Contextual Targeting Segments



Your Brand Name This involves targeting contexts where your brand name is likely to appear. This could be useful for reinforcing brand recognition, ensuring that your ads appear in places where people are already discussing or showing interest in your brand. For example, if your brand is mentioned in a blog post or news article, your ad could be served alongside that content to capitalize on the existing brand interest.
Your Product Name Similar to the above, but more specific to the products or services that you offer. For instance, if your product is a specific model of a car, you would want your ads to appear in contexts where that car model is being discussed or reviewed. This approach is especially effective when you want to boost awareness or sales of a particular product.
Competitor Brand Name This strategy involves targeting content where your competitors’ names are mentioned. By placing your ads in these contexts, you can attempt to capture the attention of consumers who are already interested in products or services similar to yours. Be cautious with this strategy as it may have legal implications depending on the jurisdiction and the specific use cases.
Competitor Product Names This works on the same principle as targeting competitor brand names, but is even more specific. If you know the exact products that compete with yours, you can target contexts where these products are being discussed. For instance, if your product competes directly with another product, you’d want your ads to appear in contexts where consumers are researching or discussing that competing product. This could help you position your product as an alternative.
Related Products or Services If your client’s product or service has synergy with others, this could be a potential segment. For example, if your client sells hiking boots, you might want to target content related to outdoor activities, travel gear, camping equipment, etc.
Industry-Specific Keywords These are words or phrases that are highly relevant and specific to your client’s industry. For instance, if your client operates within the tech sector, keywords might include “machine learning”, “data science”, “AI”, etc.
Consumer Interests and Behaviors This involves thinking about what kind of content your target audience is likely to consume. If your client’s target audience is fitness enthusiasts, for example, you could target content related to workouts, healthy eating, or sports.
Demographic-Specific Contexts If your client’s products or services are designed for a particular demographic group (e.g., millennials, retirees, new parents), you could target contexts that are likely to appeal to these groups.
Seasonal or Time-Related Contexts Depending on your client’s offerings, there may be certain times of the year when their target audience is more likely to be interested. If your client sells swimwear, for instance, summer-related content would be a good fit.
Geographic Contexts If your client’s products or services are region-specific, you could target content that’s relevant to the audience in that area.
Value Proposition Think about the unique selling points of your client’s product or service. If it’s all about sustainability, for example, targeting content related to eco-friendly living or green technologies might be beneficial.

Your Trusted Partner for Advertising Success

With Gourmet Ads, Custom Contextual Targeting becomes a seamless process. We begin by seeking insights into your unique targeting needs. Based on this, we build a custom segment tailored to your brand’s requirements – a process that takes us just 20 minutes.

Once crafted, the Custom Segment is ready for targeting in our Supply-Side Platform (SSP) and Ad Server in just a few hours. This quick turnaround, combined with our expertise in managed services and programmatic deals, allows for real-time execution of your contextual advertising strategies.

Activation via Managed Services or Programmatic Advertising Deals

Gourmet Ads takes pride in offering an integrated solution that couples managed services with programmatic advertising deals. Our managed services take the complexity out of your contextual targeting strategy, handling everything from custom segment creation to ongoing optimization.

On the other hand, our programmatic advertising deals streamline the ad-buying process, enabling you to purchase ad slots in real time based on the custom contextual targeting parameters we’ve helped you establish. This unique blend ensures precision targeting while promoting efficient ad spend.

Food Targeting Categories

Since 2008, Gourmet Ads has been the global leader in food-focused advertising, specializing in Contextual Targeting. Discover a wide range of Food Targeting Categories for your next advertising campaign or programmatic deals, including Alcohol, Beverage, Cuisine, Diet, Ingredient, Kitchen Appliances, Non-Endemic, Publisher, and Recipe Targeting. We ensure your brand resonates with an engaged, culinary-inclined audience, transforming advertising campaigns into deliciously successful endeavors. Experience Gourmet Ads—where your message meets the appetite of your desired market.

Let’s Get Started ! 

Let the Gourmet Ads team walk you through all the options available to ensure that your Food, Supermarket, Beverage or Kitchen advertising campaign has the best possible combination of Premium Guaranteed Inventory, Scale, First Party Data, Contextual Targeting and Programmatic Advertising elements.