The global COVID-19 pandemic has been an extraordinary catalyst for change in just a matter of months. It has fueled a shift in every aspect of our lives. Video chat, online streaming, telemedicine, and remote learning have taken over as we all change the way we interact with the world around us. Read More
For local businesses and national brands alike, location data can be a valuable marketing tool to help reach your target audience. By understanding where your consumers are located and adjusting your messaging appropriately, you can send them personalized, relevant content to help drive them further down the consumer funnel and drive them to your stores. Geofencing and geotargeting are two different digital marketing tactics that make this possible.
In the midst of this COVID-19 pandemic, television content is being consumed more now than ever before. From streaming YouTube workouts to binge-watching new shows on Hulu, or staying glued to the news—home-bound consumers can now access more video content than ever before, and at any time of day. With content that’s so readily available, consumers are no longer confined to watching shows, the news, or other programs at scheduled times.
With the steady decline in the stock market and general uncertainty of what’s to come, many marketers are slowing down their advertising spend. But is this the best option when people are staying home with digital connections taking the place of face-to-face interactions? And as consumer behavior is changing, what effect is this having on performance and programmatic marketing? 48% of advertisers have adjusted media type usage or shifted budget among media types instead of halting advertising spend. Rather than completely cutting advertising budgets, marketers should consider different avenues for reaching their target customers. Just look at the data from 2008: brands that kept their advertising steady and remained strong in 2008 recovered 9x faster during the global financial crisis.
Demand side platforms, or DSPs, are an important part of programmatic advertising. This technology allows advertisers and agencies to buy ads across multiple ad exchanges in multiple sources through one interface. However, each DSP has its own strengths, inventory sources, and characteristics. How do you know which DSP is right for your campaign?
People love getting invited to exclusive events, like early screenings of movies or private dinners with higher-ups in a given industry. Why? These invite-only events offer things you can’t get anywhere else.
What if you could apply the same idea to your programmatic marketing and get exclusive access to high-value ad spots? With private marketplaces (PMPs), you can. Here’s how PMPs work and how they could help you achieve your advertising goals.
Q1 of 2020 has taken a turn we never expected. Companies around the world are cancelling and postponing concerts, festivals, and conferences and implementing mandatory work from home days, while universities are closing schools and moving in-person classes online. Traditional retail marketers are seeing declining revenues and categories from travel to restaurants and education are seeing unexpected contraction. As we wait for the dust to settle, what can marketers do in these uncertain times to keep business running in a semi-normal capacity and offset losses within their existing revenue models?Read More
For many businesses, finding and engaging with their online audience can be a major challenge. How can you reach your audience effectively when there are so many screens, devices, and apps to be targeted?
Every year during Q4, marketers put all of their efforts into creating a strong holiday campaign that will deliver real results: bringing in new customers and boosting sales. But what happens after the holidays wind down and the campaign is over? How can you convert these holiday shoppers into repeat customers?Read More
When setting up a new marketing campaign on any channel, one of the first items that needs to be identified is the KPI you will be measuring success against. These metrics will vary based on a variety of factors, including the goal of the campaign, the channels you are using, and even devices targeted.Read More